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Volcan cerro negro, Leon

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Trek up Central America's youngest volcano, Volcan cerro negro. Born in 1850, the volcano has erupted frequently over the decades since it first appeared, but tour groups run hikes up towards the crater during times of inactivity. The basalt cinder cone looks entirely at odds with the surrounding lush hillsides, giving the opportunity for dramatic photography. Make sure you bring lots of water on your hike up the volcano: it's hot, dry, and windy the farther you go on the 45-minute hike. The way down remains much simpler, whether you wish to walk or sled down the volcano. Using our world travel planner, Leon attractions like Volcan cerro negro can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I went volcano boarding with 2 of my great friends. The "hike" up takes between 20-45 mins depending on how fit you are. It is not crazy challenging but it is hot and you are carrying your own equipme...  more »
  • Cerro Negro is a volcano to 726 still in activity near the city of León/Nicaragua. It has a tourist attraction - that far I-it is unique, this is a service to slide down the sandy slopes. It has a service of rent and assistance with slippers. It is a unique experience, an active volcano, and fun. There are access road to the site.
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  • I prefer the pie a descent I heard that the boards are not very ecological. easy climb
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