Mombacho Volcano National Preserve, Granada

4.3
Hike to the gaping crater of Mombacho Volcano National Preserve, a dormant volcano offering spectacular views over Lake Nicaragua and Granada. Two trails navigate their way to the summit, one far more challenging the other, with almost constant 45 degree ascents and descents. You can only take this more difficult trail with a guide, but you'll be rewarded for your efforts with views of the dwarf forest. You should, however, consider taking a guide regardless of which trail you choose, as you'll learn more about the geology and wildlife of the reserve. Be sure to stop in the cafe on the volcano and sample the local coffee, and bring sturdy boots and plenty of water for the journey. To visit Mombacho Volcano National Preserve on your trip to Granada, use our Granada journey planner.
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  • Volcanoes are such creative, as well as destructive, forces of nature. Mombacho is not an extinct volcano although it has been a long time since the last eruption occurred in 1570. On our day trip to ...  more »
  • We made canopy with a group of 6 people, made us discount for starters. The cruise was fun with the boys, at the same time very safe. They were always willing to help and explain things in the area. I recommend
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  • I was scared on the way up, very steep to get there. So beautiful once you get there. The path of the excursion is beautiful and the views are breathtaking. Friendly staff
  • Great, great trail to hike here. Some people took a bus... if one has the stamina it is worth it. At the top there is even more trails and natural gases arising out of the ground.
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