Mombacho Volcano National Preserve, Granada
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Hike to the gaping crater of Mombacho Volcano National Preserve, a dormant volcano offering spectacular views over Lake Nicaragua and Granada. Two trails navigate their way to the summit, one far more challenging the other, with almost constant 45 degree ascents and descents. You can only take this more difficult trail with a guide, but you'll be rewarded for your efforts with views of the dwarf forest. You should, however, consider taking a guide regardless of which trail you choose, as you'll learn more about the geology and wildlife of the reserve. Be sure to stop in the cafe on the volcano and sample the local coffee, and bring sturdy boots and plenty of water for the journey. Plan to see Mombacho Volcano National Preserve and other attractions that appeal to you using our Granada vacation builder.
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  • This tour left me in awe of the power of the earth and how it changes every day! It is apparently one of only 7 places in the world that you can see live lava. Learning about the volcanic activity and...  more »
  • We did the Cafe Las Flores tour of the Volcano. We did the easiest hike. In general I'm not sure its worthy the money. You are better off doing this on your own then on a tour. But it was still fun an...  more »
  • The view is impressive... from the top can appreciate the Lakes of Managua and of Nicaragua... Granada... Managua... islets... and a wonderful landscape of mountains... worth its trails... bring water and clothes and comfortable shoes...
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