Isla Ometepe, Moyogalpa

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Formed by two volcanoes, Isla Ometepe is the largest island on the vast Lake Nicaragua. With a name meaning “two mountains” in Nahuatl, the remote island is a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, rich in culture, wildlife, and history. Considered a sacred land by the indigenous nations, the island offers visitors numerous archaeological sites, artifacts, and petroglyphs to admire. Explore the island’s isolated, scenic trails, and spot numerous plant and animal species, or lounge on one of the many picturesque lakeside beaches. You can try fishing, horseback riding, cycling, or even climbing the volcanoes, but note that you need a guide for the strenuous trek. One of the volcanoes is still active. Add Isla Ometepe to your Isla de Ometepe travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Isla de Ometepe vacation planner.
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  • We LOVE Ometepe and Moyogalpa! ButDO NOT RENT SCOOTERS WITH MONKEY TOUR, it's a huge scam, they're very friendly and smiley at first, they make you sign a waiver but they don't give you a chance to re...  more »
  • We took our three young children to La Isla de Ometepe for one night and one day during our weeklong trip to Nicaragua. We took the small ferry from San Jorge to Moyogalpa on the way there and we took...  more »
  • If you have chance to visit Nicaragua you must visit the island, it has many things to do and has much virgin forest that make the experience something very special.
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