Experience an up-close look at the active Pacaya Volcano during this rigorous guided hike. The rugged landscape of Guatemala is home to more than 37 volcanos that form the backbone of the Guatemalan highlands, and you will experience a thrilling up-close look at one of these fiery wonders of nature during this active full-day, guided excursion. Your journey begins with an introduction from your local guide and a ride in air-conditioned comfort through the lush countryside towards Guatemala City. Arriving at Pacaya National Park, the majestic Pacaya Volcano looms large at over 8,000 feet tall. Your 2 hour trek up the volcano featured towering trees, dappled sunlight, and lush vegetation before arriving at the meadowlands where the landform changes to beautifully colored volcanic sand and rock. With beautiful vistas and panoramic views, the Pacaya volcano provides photo opportunities to make even your most well-traveled friends a jealous. Enjoy a refreshing beverage and snack before descending back down the mountain on your journey back to the pier.