Mombacho Volcano National Preserve, Granada

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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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  • So we loved our visit to Mombacho. It is quite easy to get there from Granada. Have your hostel/hotel tell you where the buses are and then take the public bus. Locals see so many tourists heading the...  more »
  • The puma trail was outstanding! Better like stairs and 4-hour hikes, though! Keltòn was our bilingual guide, who also happens to study biology. He was very knowledgeable, friendly and helpful! We got ...  more »
  • It rained a bit while we were at the crater, we couldn't see anything from the view points and we didn't see any animals. Still it was a very nice trail and we saw lots of different plant life includi...  more »
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  • Very close from managua you can camp, if you want to know nature without driving a lot you have to go here, if you have luck you could see monkey, toll are expensive i believe because you could get lost so there are many ranger, circuit is small i traveled in 2 hours with my child of 5 years. The air is pure so í recomend to clean your body
  • Direct contact with nature, hiking by panoramic views, excellent and safe. High variety of native flora and fauna of the area can be seen through the tour.
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  • An excellent summary volcano which is incidentally is rich in flora and fauna with its lush forests, coffee plantations of nebulous character, its tourist trails to explore with observations of birds and monkeys of different variety. Has an introductory Museum with model of the 🌋 volcano, there are very fascinating views that can be displayed in different scenarios: the islets of Granada, the city of Granada, the Great Lakes of Nicaragua, of the South end of the volcano you can see the wonderful and Paradise Island of Ometepe the island of twin volcanoes enchanted, as well as the appreciation of the Zapatera island. Remark: This volcano is accessed with 4 X 4 vehicles and otherwise there is transport in trucks powerful, suitable to the top costs vary between 12 to 15 U.S. dollars per person and group, there are special offers.
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  • A place to enjoy nature. You can do hiking, canopy and from the top has stunning views.
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  • A super cool and is perfect for people that we like to be in contact with nature, there are different trails that last 2-4 hours depends on which you choose and vary their precios.podemos find canopy for those who likes the adrenaline.
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