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Volcan Maderas

Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua
+505 5795 0477
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The last eruption from this dormant volcano was 10,000 years ago.
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  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
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“crater lake” (25 reviews)
“cloud forest” (29 reviews)
“hour hike” (15 reviews)
Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua
+505 5795 0477
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

If you like to hike, this is great fun. Even if it rains in the tropic. Up and down in 6 hours with a little huff and puff. You need a guide and better to get your own as then you walk your own pace....More

Thank WanderingAmbitions
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

This is a must to do in the island! There is not need to get a local guide since the way is quiete easy to walk and it will be more adventerous for sure! Just...watch out when going down to avoid rolling down!!

Thank InigoCarlos
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We hiked up the Magdelena trail during rainy season and a storm broke on us, which made the upper parts of the trail a gushing stream. If you're hiking in rainy season be prepared to get wet and dirty! You'll need strong, preferably waterproof shoes...More

Thank hung_up_the_backpack
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

I hiked up solo for Birding and Wildlife watching. Start early if you can (I stayed at Finca Magdelena so I could start up the the trail at 04:00). Beautiful cloud forest habitat, good birding. The trail up (from Balgue/Finca Magdelena) is pretty rough and...More

Thank Will J
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Went there as part of a tour. Takes about 1/2 hour wait to get in but very beautiful once you get there and see it.

Thank chachaandsalsa
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

This was a really tough climb, took us around 10 hours to complete! Sweltering heat through the humid forest at the bottom but cools down higher up. Cloudy on the way up but amazing views on the way down. Overall worthwhile and good sense of...More

Thank Jon S
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Start in Balgue the path to the right, well marked. We drove our scooter up to a house to the right and gave the family c$40 as a thankyou for looking after our scooter. Take 2nd helmets with you no matter where you park, mine...More

Thank MerryMaeve
Reviewed 8 June 2017

The hike up Maderas is pretty tough but it is worth it as you zig zag up the volcano through some pretty amazing jungle but for me the lake at the top was a bit of a disappointment and I didn't get in but the...More

Thank Hayden Q
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Hiked the Volcan Maderas with my friend. Started the climb early in the morning around 8. The path leading to it is easy to find plus you must have a guide. We heard and read from numerous sources that this is an average 3-4 hour...More

2  Thank watto121090
Reviewed 31 May 2017

You have to be fit to go ( just as you have to for climbing the Conception ) But if you are up for it than GO !!! Take's most of the day , and start very early . Your shoes end legs will get...More

1  Thank Mark v
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