Concepcion Volcano, Isla de Ometepe

Categories: Volcanos, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
4.6/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web
Attempt to scale the majestic heights of Concepcion Volcano, a powerful presence on the Nicaraguan skyline with an elevation of 1610 m (5282 ft). Set off on the gruelling trail through a biodiverse environment, starting in deep jungle and muddy farmland before climbing toward a steep, sparse landscape with rocks and debris becoming more frequent as you get closer to the volcano's rim. Toward the summit, you will encounter strong, cold winds, and if you’re lucky, glimpse panoramic views stretching from the Pacific coast of Nicaragua to the Caribbean Sea. More often than not, thick cloud conceals this view. However, the sight of the volcano’s vast mouth and its almighty power makes the hike worthwhile, no matter the weather. Be prepared for an extremely difficult climb, bring water and appropriate footwear, and consider hiring a guide to help you. With our international travel planner, Isla de Ometepe attractions like Concepcion Volcano can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Did a small group hike with a guide (who was excellent and friendly, helped make the whole experience great). Awesome experience, beautiful scenery with changing conditions at different altitudes. The...  read more »
  • A friendly guide, we eat at SantoDomingo beach, swimm in the ojo de Agua, take a small walk in the jungle at Charca verde, and see de Nicaragua lake and the Island volcanos, and excellent day. 
  • Tough day hike. Can't see crater from the top but lovely views from the halfway point. Went with Elmer's tours - highly recommended 
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