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Mombacho Volcano

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Address: Granada, Nicaragua
Phone Number: +505 2248 8234
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US$140.00*
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Mombacho Volcano Hike and Zipline adventure from Managua
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Mombacho Natural Reserve Tour from Granada
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Mombacho Reserve: Canopy Adventure

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Nice easy hike and great views

We drove to Mambacho after picking up the rental car from Alamo. It is about 15 minutes to the parking lot from Granada. There is a checkpoint of sort just before the parking... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Dallas, TX
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Dallas, TX
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We drove to Mambacho after picking up the rental car from Alamo. It is about 15 minutes to the parking lot from Granada. There is a checkpoint of sort just before the parking lot, and the guard let us go through once I said we are going to park and take the 4x4 up the mountain. So yes, you need... More 

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Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I've never seen lava in person before here. So cool to see it!! We were lucky they were letting people in to see it the day we were there. With the recent activity etc., it was not guaranteed and they were not letting people hike in the park. Worth the trip.

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A friend and I hired a guide for the one hour tour up and around the rim. Could not see inside the crater and wildlife slim to nothing. We were told it was not a good time of year for birding/ only saw 3 uninteresting birds. Wouldn't recommend spending the time on this.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At vulcano mombacho you can choose whether to go up the vulcano by truck ($20), or to hike yourself ($5). Since the second option is cheaper and we are young we decided to do that. It was a very steep climb and for not very trained hikers it was though. It took us about 2 hours from the entrance. At... More 

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Enfield, UK
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We paid $40 for the two of us to ride the truck to the summit; no one tells you that once there, the only free trek is the short one around the crater's perimeter. They bill it as 1.5 hours' duration but that's just nonsense as it took us less than 45 minutes. José, at the summit visitors centre, was... More 

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Thank kleopapas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did the tour to the volcano in the early evening to get the best view of the lava flow. There is a bit of a wait to get in as it's 20 vehicles at a time. So we were quite luck to be the front of the cue. This helps when you get there to grab a good spot to... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I decided to stay here on our recent trip to Nicaragua. The park advertises four hiking trails and lots to do. In reality there are only two trails which can easily be done in one day. This is the most expensive park we have visited in Central America. You cannot drive to the top. Foreigners must pay... More 

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Thank Steve E
Chicago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a scary adventure for me. The walk was long and hard the trail was filled with hazards, insects, monkeys, slippery footing, and I survived. I saw a real volcano spouting steam.

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Regina, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the hike through the Mombacho Volcano with Rudy. We saw the amazing view of Granada and more volcanos

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Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our guide was so knowledgable about the history of Nicaragua, Granada, and Mombacho Volcano. He explained how the craters were formed, how they've become what they are today, and what they expect to happen in the upcoming years. He also gave a great history lesson on how Nicaragua was settled and how it has become to city you see today.... More 

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