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Masaya Volcano National Park

Masaya, Nicaragua
+505 2528 1444
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Masaya, Nicaragua
+505 2528 1444
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

Our bus tour to Nicaragua from Costa Rica included a stop at Masaya Volcano National Park. The stop was no longer than 15-20 minutes because of smoke and fumes. I have seen volcanoes before, but not one with lava in the crater. This is a...More

Thank LivingTheDream108
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We went to the volcano in the evening and paid 25$ including the Masaya market (you can skip the market as far as I am concernced, only touristic stuff you also find in Granada). It's a pity you need to go to the crater with...More

Thank zitrushonig
Reviewed 19 January 2017

you are literally at the edge of the volcano. You can only stay a few minutes because of the smoke and gas and they'll make you leave, but you can look to the bottom and see lava boiling. Very neat experience!

Thank kevin f
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Visiting Lake Nicaragua, and the colonial town of Granada was interesting, but paled in contrast to the raw power of nature. Seeing the lava - a true highlight!

Thank jpars0ns1
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a must see attraction! I mean, how many times in your life would be be able to see a lava lake up close? Even if the night tour these days only involves shuttles driving tourists to the viewing area (they're not doing the...More

Thank Jeremiah D
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We went to Volcán Masaya during the night schedule (5:30-7:30) and arrived right at 5:30. We arrived to a line of about 15 cars waiting to enter. The doors didn't open until about 5:45 and we had to wait for each car to pay the...More

2  Thank marahcuadrado
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We visited on a day trip to Nicaragua. The evidence from the last major eruption was still clearly visible despite it being almost 250 years ago. The crater was huge and billowing smoke. When the wind was blowing well, you could see lava in the...More

Thank Fleeswinter
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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I went to Volcan Masaya yesterday with my adult daughter. We both thought it was great. For $30US we hired a taxi from our hotel in Masaya and he took us right to the top and stayed with us for two hours while we wandered...More

3  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 January 2017

This is a long trip leaving at 0500. We met up with another van of people than headed to the boarder. Had a typical costa Rican breakfast overlooking the beautiful lake of Nicaragua with the Masaya volcano backdrop. After breakfast we were dropped at the...More

Thank SusanaCheney
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We did the night tour of the volcano. It cost us $20 US per person, and it was really cool to be able to see bubbling lava. The real issue that I want to bring up and put them and their staff on blast for...More

2  Thank Vance S
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Albert C
13 August 2017|
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Response from Samiya S | Reviewed this property |
I booked through my hotel, pacaya lodge it's in apoyo Masaya and we paid 30$ for the drive/tour and the fee it was awesome. Maybe call them up because it was one of the best places to stay, service was incredible and we... More
Tee D
24 July 2017|
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Response from Dsquared4 | Reviewed this property |
We did the Nicaragua tour including the volcano from Costco travel
Indika K
5 July 2017|
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Response from Rebmex | Reviewed this property |
He was a private taxi.. The $10 is paid at the entrance.