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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  • August 16, 2017
    I did the night visit with an organized tour and we liked it so much. After quite a few volcanoes seen, this is the first where you can "means" to see lava.
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  • August 11, 2017
    It was fairly easy to get to Mombacho from Granada without using a tour. I took the regular bus that leaves from the market (on the way to Rivas), and asked to be dropped off in front of the entrance ...  more »
  • August 10, 2017
    We took the chickenbus (8 Córdoba) plus a Tuktuk (30 Córdoba) from Granada to the entrance of the park. The fee to pay as a foreigner is 5 $, which is alright. But the they charge you a ridiculous 15 ...  more »

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