The Pacaya volcano is located between the Guatemala and Escuintla departments. To get there, take the CA-9 highway head to south coast, and make a left turn in 37km to San Vicente Pacaya municipality. It has more than 30 years expulsing pyroplastic materials, typical of a Stromboli an eruption. Its height is 2500 meters, that is why it ascended takes around 1:30 hrs. It counts also with a secondary conduct named “Pico Mackenney”; besides of this eruptive focus, it has three peaks locally known as Cerro Chino, Cerro Grande, Cerro Chiquito.