The Pacaya volcano is one of the most popular destinations in Guatemala. Because of its location just south of Guatemala City it is easily accessible from Antigua Guatemala.
Pacaya is an active volcano, but most of the time the activity is so low-key that it is safe to climb. In rare cases when the activity picks up and poses a danger to visitors, Pacaya National Park is closed and tours to the volcano are suspended until it is once again safe to climb.
Tours to the Pacaya Volcano
At the Top
- Extracurricular Activities: Tours to the Pacaya Volcano
- Video of the Pacaya's eruption in May 2010
- Active Volcano Pacaya — Episode 6
Blog post with a great video by Jason and Aracely, a couple who went on an overnight trip to the Pacaya