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Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a light rain jacket and sunscreen, the weather can change very quickly. It's quite a long hike to the top, but I do a desk job back home and certainly wouldn't class myself as particularly fit, but I took a leisurely pace and although...More

Thank Katrina H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Will see one of the largest/widest craters in the world. Looks like a big black lake. If you're not in decent shape for walking several miles up and down then this isn't the trip for you. No bathrooms along the trail either. Worth the trip....More

Thank Mecalay
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I think the only option to do it is through a tour agency. Expect to pay 35 usd for the tour, including a lunch box. It takes about 5 hours. The viwes are amazing.

Thank Rafaella P
Reviewed 24 August 2017

There are not too many possibilities for hiking in Galapagos. Sierra Negra is a simple, guided hike to a nice active volcano.

Thank Tomasz B
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

This is a nice trip where you will get to see some great views of the island and also get to walk in moon-like areas around the volcano.

Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 26 June 2017

If you are spending any time at all on Isabella Island, this is something to see. The slopes down to the floor of the volcano reminded me of the cliff coast of Kauai Island Hawaii - very lush. That may explain why one of the...More

1  Thank Jim F
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Our day started with breakfast at 7 am. We then made our lunches and then in our limousine for the trip to the Sierra Negra Mountain to climb the volcano. The drive took approximately 45 minutes then we started our climb. They explain to you...More

1  Thank AMFMooseCreek_On
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We had a guide that explained the various volcanic geological attractions. We were lucky enough to have a clear day, so the view of the various geological formations, the crater and the east and west coastlines was fabulous. The hike was comfortable and not strenuous....More

1  Thank John M
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We walked 16km to view Sierra Negra close up and it was worth it. On the way up the cloud cover prevented us seeing much but as the day went on the cloud cover lifted and we could see more and more. The views across...More

Thank gramcan
Reviewed 15 May 2017

A bit of a hike but worth all the way!! Gotta contact a local agency and join a grup to go there, you can not do it by ur self.

Thank Grace C
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