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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  • Although the volcano is not active as Masaya is fascinating for its perennially green vegetation and animals that populate it. The views of Granada and Lake Nicaragua are beautiful.
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  • Great break from hot, dry lowlands of MGA, Leon, and Granada to moist, cool cloud forest. Plus great views inside the volcano and the top. Estella was a fantastic guide, some of the best English I've ...  more »
  • We'll be up there especially for the view (for the no.1 Del Crater trail) on Granada and Lake Nicaragua. Friendly guides. The rise in truck worth it! We were with young child.
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