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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  • We chose to hike up from the entrance to get to the top where the actual hiking starts instead of paying $20 USD pp for the bus ride up. We didn't hire a tour company; we took a taxi to the park from ...  more »
  • Not too pricy we took a bus from grandma to masaya for 20cordobas the entrance was 100 cordobas and the guide was 100cordobas. It was a great experience. You get to see an active volcano a little muse...  more »
  • We took the short hike but even this was really nice, we got a lot of information on the plants and animals from our guide. The view was absolutely amazing. Great experience!