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Cerro Negro Volcano

Northeast Of Leon 25 km, Leon, Nicaragua
+505 2552 8723
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Northeast Of Leon 25 km, Leon, Nicaragua
+505 2552 8723
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is a small community of 5 guides organising walks up to the top of this volcano still active. There are actually 4 craters. The walk is 1 hour up to the top. Under the sun, it is quite warm and you need to take...More

Thank Patrice_VDD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This unique volcano is Nicaragua's most active but luckily has not erupted since 1999. It's well worth hiking to the top for incredible views. There will be hundred of volcano boarders hiking and sliding down the slope so be aware. The landscape itself if bizarre...More

Thank Olivia P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must for an adventure traveler near León Nicaragua. Easy hike up the volcano for an hour and then a 2 minute ride down.

1  Thank enricoFrance
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Safety gear is given, so dress lightly... but you might want to bring elastics because sometimes the suits don't close properly at the ankles, and you might get light burns on the hot sand going down. Chris from Tierra Tours was great, knew a lot...More

Thank KitKatKeven
Reviewed 12 January 2018

This experience is not for the faint of heart or anyone that fears heights or getting dirty. It is best to go with a guide in a vehicle that can handle back roads. The trip out is as much an adventure as the hike itself....More

Thank Susan05821
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

We went volcano boarding even though I was nervous about it because it seemed like the one thing you HAVE to do. I was nervous all morning- with good reason it turned out. The hike was good and very pretty, but very windy and with...More

1  Thank melisser77
Reviewed 11 January 2018

One of the things that you have to do before you die - volcano boarding! Be ready for awesome adventure :) and in this case speed matters ;)

Thank Aleksandra S
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

This volcano is definitely worth a visit, especially combined with some Volcano boarding! The ride to the entrance takes about 50min, then 45min walk uphill (not that demanding), some 20min on top to enjoy the stunning views! The highlight for us were the views. The...More

1  Thank rapha_y_nici
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

It’s a hike, not bad though approx 700 m or about an hr hike. Was rocky but then changed over to a gravel sand texture. We went volcano boarding was our main goal. Paid for our guide at $28 per person and $5 per person...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Volcano Boarding is the best thing ever. Go with Bigfoot Hostel Leon the creators of VB. Bigfoot offers daily trip at 9AM with pics and snacks included. They also give you a shirt. Good experience with amazing guides. Thank you Bigfoot

Thank Eduardo M
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Melina E
4 February 2018|
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Response from Judi_away_from_home | Reviewed this property |
Definitely fine. It is really easy and you can slow down very smoothly and effective. Nothing to worry about. Have a lot of fun! I wish I could do it again ;-)
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Lisa L
10 April 2017|
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Response from jandm9002 | Reviewed this property |
They must have been going the wrong way. The hike is moderate, the guides take breaks every 15 minutes or so and tell you a little about the surrounding area so that people can catch their breath. It is windy up there and... More
Cherisse H
23 March 2017|
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Response from jandm9002 | Reviewed this property |
It is a well used trail very safe but some loose rocks. The guides are excellent, stopping frequently to allow everyone to go at a reasonable pace. When you initially get to the top the area that you slide on looks... More