Mombacho Volcano National Preserve, Granada

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Volcano Nature / Park
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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  • The trails they offer are in very good shape and well maintained. The smallest loop, which is self guided, is an easy 1 1/4 hour walk and has some great view point. I think this place is definitely wo...  more »
  • Prepare to get hot and to walk plenty. Well worth paying the money to be driven up the mountain to the top where you will have stunning views of the bay once you trek down the crater path. There are f...  more »
  • This is a great way to hike a volcano without killing yourself. We hiked the Maderas Volcano on Ometepe and came back soaked, muddy, and exhausted. However this hike is nothing like that. You drive up...  more »