Day trip

From Granada or Managua: Private Cerro Negro Volcano Hike

From Granada or Managua: Private Cerro Negro Volcano Hike

From US$ 166 per person

Feel the adrenaline of climbing an active volcano then experience the thrill of sandboarding down the slope, reaching the bottom in less than 10 minutes.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
The lobby of your hotel in Granada
Private group


  • Hike to the summit of an active volcano
  • Descend the volcano by sandboarding over its slopes
  • Enjoy some free time in the colonial city of León
Full description
Combine nature and adventure with this tour designed especially for adrenaline-seekers. After getting picked up from your hotel in Managua or Granada, drive through picturesque Nicaraguan towns and admire plantations, lakes, and volcanoes, to reach the city of León. In León, enjoy a 45-minute dirt road transfer to the start of the volcano. Get ready to start your hike as you take your sand-boarding equipment with you. The hike will take from 35 minutes to 1 hour depending on your fitness level. Once at the top, take in the beauty of the two craters and feel the heat coming from them as you admire the natural beauty of Nicaragua with its volcanic chains. Then, its time to begin your adventure. Listen carefully to the guide explaining the sandboard instructions then hop on and descend the volcano in less than 10 minutes. Having reached the foot of the volcano, head to León, where you will have some free time to have lunch and admire the largest Cathedral in Central America. Head back to your hotel in the afternoon.
  • Roundtrip private transportation
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Certified bilingual guide
  • Entrances to mentioned sites
  • Cerro Negro Volcano tour
  • Sandboarding equipment
  • Food and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
  • León city tour
Not suitable for
  • Children under 15 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
  • People afraid of heights
  • People with respiratory issues
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Sun hat
  • Change of clothes
  • Hiking shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes

Know before you go

  • This tour is not recommended for children under 15 years old
  • It is recommended to eat a pre-workout style breakfast before departing from the hotel and take a bottle of water and energy snacks for the hike
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Product ID: 336821