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“lava fields” (16 reviews)
“long hike” (12 reviews)
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"lava fields"
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"long hike"
in 12 reviews
"great hike"
in 11 reviews
"mile hike"
in 7 reviews
"round trip"
in 8 reviews
"packed lunch"
in 5 reviews
"hiking boots"
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"active volcano"
in 5 reviews
"puerto villamil"
in 6 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 5 reviews
"easy hike"
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"up hill"
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"stopped for lunch"
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"geological formations"
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"leisurely pace"
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"light rain"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hiked sierra negra early in the morning so we managed to see mist behind us and blue sky ahead of us. As we came upon the caldera, we got to watch as the mist appeared to pour into the caldera. It was an incredible...More

Thank infolific
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Lon hike not too steep but amazing views of the crater and landscape and ocean. Will take at least 3 hours up and back.

1  Thank Kimberly Ann J
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Our family of 6 — 2 adults and 4 children (ages 7, 10, 11, and 12) did the FIVE hour hike with the Roseselco company to Sierra Nègra and onward to Volcano Chico. It was tough! About 40% of the hike is uphill and I...More

1  Thank shadempsey
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

We booked a half day tour with Mantaraya (whose office is diagonally across from Pahoehoe) for $30, and were glad that we did this hike. The entire return hike was about 4.5 hours for 16 km. The tour leaves from Puerto Villamil at about 7.30...More

5  Thank sharhua
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

It’s a great walk of about 4km each way to see the volcano. Generally starts in mist and cloud, then clears as you walk the side of the volcano. You can’t see it until you hit the clearings, but when you do it’s spectacular!

1  Thank Tim B
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Our group really enjoyed our day hiking Sierra Negra and the Chico Volcano. Make sure that you take weather appropriate clothing (windbreaker), plenty of water, sun screen, a great attitude, and mostly bring your camera! The trip takes about 6-7 hours depending upon you speed...More

2  Thank D2TG2
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

A long hike to the volcano is well worth the effort. The view is spectator! Black lava sits in a crater miles wide. Take hats, water and plenty of suntan lotion since it gets hot on the trail to the volcano on a sunny day.

Thank BCBSA1
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

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

1  Thank Katrina H
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

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
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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
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