Volcan Maderas, Isla de Ometepe

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#3 of 12 in Parks in Rivas Department
Despite being the smaller of two volcanoes that make up the island of Ometepe, Volcan Maderas presents a challenging yet rewarding trek. You will need a guide to climb the volcano, no matter what your fitness level, as there are a confusing number of paths at the top. Along the way, the trail can turn muddy even during the dry season, so wear sturdy hiking shoes. Experience one of the few cloud forests, a place where rich plant and wildlife flourish in high levels of humidity. Once at the top, descend into the crater where a cold lagoon is often covered by mist. Take the guesswork out of planning a Isla de Ometepe vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
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  • Is a volcano Concepcion mountains with Lake Nicaragua. And connect the two mountains is interesting to change the old sight angle.
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  • More fundamentally, the route is difficult, not children people not more... and you don't need Guide! It takes between 3.30 and 4 hours and climb and as much of the same in lower... Depending on the pace and breaks... For starters, $3 through the nature reserve at the finca La Magdalena, where also I recommend breakfast rich coffee and gallopinto! A single road, enabled, in good part of the trip, hard times, having even to climb, something heavy and very slippery but worth to see the views of the lagoon, and if you decide to lower (20 minutes), rich swim in the lagoon of a volcano! It was what I liked most about Ometepe! Go with friends, not to hire a guide, starts good soon, calmly, much water and food, comfortable clothes and footwear appropriate, enjoy nature, ten lucky to see the views of the volcano and don't hesitate to bathe, enjoy!
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  • If you like to hike, this is great fun. Even if it rains in the tropic. Up and down in 6 hours with a little huff and puff. You need a guide and better to get your own as then you walk your own pace. ...  more »

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