Volcan de Pacaya

Volcano Pacaya National Park

Volcano Pacaya National ParkTo get to the volcano, visitors can take highway CA-9 toward the south coast and turn left at kilometer 37 toward the municipality of San Vicente Pacaya.  Volcano Pacaya is 2,500 meters high and is located between the departments of Guatemala and Escuintla.  It has been throwing out piro-plastic materials, typical of a Strombolian eruption, for more than 30 years. This volcano also has a secondary conduit called Pico Mackenney or Mackenney’s Peak as well as three other peaks, known locally as Cerro Chino (Chinese Hill), Cerro Grande (Big Hill) and Cerro Chiquito (Little Hill).

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Instituto Guatemalteco de Turismo -INGUAT-

7 av. 1-17 zona 4, Centro Cívico, Guatemala City.
Phone: (502)24212800
Email: info@inguat.gob.gt