Telica Volcano, Leon

4.7
#9 of 23 in Nature in Nicaragua
Hike to the top of the active Telica Volcano, and marvel at bubbling magma within its huge crater. The relatively strenuous route to the top leads to rewarding panoramic views of the surrounding countryside and other nearby volcanoes. Peer into the giant crater to see the red-hot magma deep below. Head up just before sunset, sit and watch the sun go down, and enjoy the glowing magma that becomes even more impressive after dark. Pack a flashlight for your journey back down, or make sure your guide can provide one. Plan to visit Telica Volcano during your Leon vacation using our convenient Leon trip site .
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  • Our hotel arranged the tour for us - I am not sure which company they used, but our guide was Marjorie (one of the few female guides in the area) - she was a great guide and very knowledgeable. It is ...  more »
  • 6 hours of effort are really worth... what set, what a feeling of emptiness to the contours of the crater... a real show... Of course don't miss the sunset and the lifting of Sun that complement this unique moment not to be missed and to improve by spending the night on the spot!
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  • This was a great experience! The hike is not difficult, but very beautiful! Doing it in the evening is the right move - you get to see the sunset & also the lava if everything is clear. Our guide from...  more »

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