Picnic and Hike Active Pacaya Volcano

Colombus Travel

Columbus Guatemala Travel 2da Calle Poniente #2, Antigua Guatemala 03001, Guatemala 03001

This tour allows tourists to appreciate the beauty of Pacaya Volcano, explore its unique features, and savor local flavors while creating lasting memories in Guatemala’s remarkable natural setting.

What's Included:
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Bottled Water and Picnic Items
  • Air-Conditioned Vehicle
  • Private Transportation
  • Entry/Admission – Pacaya Volcano
  • Local Tour Guide
What to Expect:

Impressive Geography: Guatemala, known for its Ring of Fire and numerous volcanoes, offers a unique natural landscape. Pacaya Volcano is one of the active volcanoes that provides an unforgettable hiking experience.

Easy Ascent and Epic Views: Situated at 8,000 feet above sea level, Pacaya Volcano offers an ideal location for travelers seeking a relatively easy ascent. From the summit, visitors can enjoy panoramic views of three other volcanoes.

Marshmallow Roasting: Upon reaching the top, tourists will have the opportunity to roast marshmallows on the hot pockets of lava rock, creating a memorable and interactive experience.

Picnic with Local Delicacies: A picnic will be arranged at the volcano’s summit, accompanied by options like Mayan hot chocolate or traditional cusha (a fermented drink). Tourists can enjoy delicious tortillas, cheese, and various accompaniments such as chicken or pork slices, seasonal fruits, tomato sauce, avocado, beans, green onions, and lime. Vegan options are also available.

Stop at San Vicente Pacaya: The journey includes a 1.5-hour car ride to reach the Visitor Center in San Vicente Pacaya, starting point of the hike. The ascent, which offers multiple spots to relax and enjoy the surroundings, can take approximately 1.5 to 2.5 hours, depending on the pace of the group.

Time at the Summit: Atop Pacaya Volcano, tourists will spend approximately one hour absorbing the energy of the active volcano, marveling at nature’s majesty, and enjoying the views while indulging in the picnic.

Additional Information:

Key Information

  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
  • Service animals allowed
  • Inform if you have Food allergies or preferences
  • Kids’ special price 1/2
  • Wheelchair accessible options
  • Inform if physical or medical restrictions
  • This is a Group Service, but also a private service is available for booking.

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Cost per person:
$80 per person
Age / Max Group:
All ages, max of 15 people
4-5 Hours
Start Time(s):
Daily at 9am
Languages Spoken:
English, Spanish
Opening Hours:
Always Open
Days Closed: