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Mombacho Volcano Nature Reserve

Mombacho Volcano Nature Reserve

From US$ 55 per person

Discover the exotic flora and fauna of the Mombacho Volcano on a 5-hour 4WD tour from Granada. Enjoy panoramic views over Granada as you drive to the crater and summit to immerse yourself in the rich wildlife of a tropical cloud forest.

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Duration 5 hours
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  • Explore the cloud forest of Mombacho Volcano
  • Tour a coffee plantation to savor the wares
  • Look for different species of orchids
  • Enjoy panoramic views of Granada, Lake Nicaragua, and the Laguna de Apoyo
Full description
Depart Granada for the towering Mombacho Volcano, a 45-minute drive from the city center. Travel by 4WD vehicle to the foot of the active volcano, which has luckily not erupted since 1570! Start your ascent to the summit, driving to the mid-way point to stop at one of the coffee plantations. Learn about the coffee harvests, and sample the flavors of one of Nicaragua’s most popular exports. Continue to 2 dormant craters covered in dense cloud forest of moist evergreen leaves and ethereal sheets of fog. A 2-hour hike awaits at the top, with fantastic views of Granada, Lake Nicaragua, Las Isletas, and the Laguna de Apoyo. Walking along well established trails to an altitude of 3,735 feet (1,115 meters), keep your eyes open for unique flora and fauna, such as red-eyed frogs. Mombacho is home to more than 700 different plant species, including exquisite orchids and dwarf forest, some endemic to the area.
  • Entrance fees
  • Transportation by 4WD vehicle
  • English-speaking guide
  • Food and drinks

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  • This tour requires a minimum of 2 participants
  • Departure times at 09:00 or 12:30 are available
  • Food and drinks are not included in the tour price
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Mombacho Volcano Tour

It was just an amazing scenery with so many flowers and creatures to see! Our guide was very funny for an awesome experience! Very recommended!

April 28, 2013

Thanks Dave!

David was an excellent guide, very informed, we learnt heaps!! He was such a happy dude, totes appreciated him being there to show us a great time in the rainforest, but he should be talking people out of jumping off buildings for a living!! Awesome buzz, never felt better!! Totes made our trip absolutely epic!! Cheers <3

June 17, 2013

value, fun

Great value for a fun tour. The landscape is stunning and I think I saw more varieties of fauna than I did the rest of my life added together. The guide spoke excellent English and was able to answer all of our questions without hesitation.

March 22, 2013

The tour was informative, adventurous, and had amazing views. Our guide Gustavo was engaging and full of good information. I would highly recommend this tour.

November 29, 2021

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