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Cerro Negro Volcano

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Address: Northeast Of Leon 25 km, Leon, Nicaragua
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US$38.00*
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Cerro Negro and Volcano Sand Boarding from León
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León Full Day Sightseeing Tour
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Cerro Negro Hiking and Sand Boarding from León

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This is a once in a lifetime opportunity and you HAVE to do it if you are healthy and adventurous. So affordable too!

Reviewed 5 days ago
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This is a once in a lifetime opportunity and you HAVE to do it if you are healthy and adventurous. So affordable too!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The only please where you can do sandboarding When you are in the top is and incredible view Also you can do canoping

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fantastic activity for the whole family. The hike up was steep but it was the wind that made it more challenging. But it wasn't long and the opportunity to see volcano steam at the top was an added bonus. The ride down was rated "epic" by our 8 and 9 yo kids.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a difficult climb up where you have to watch every step and when we went, the winds were pretty fast, so we had to hold on well to our kid. But we were rewarded with great views and, honestly, a feeling of accomplishment. Just amazing to be standing on a young volcano, all lava rocks under your feet. We... More 

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Went with Quetzeltrekkers because they give back to the local community. They also have experience and v informative guides. A basic but delicious lunch was included. V fun day! I was a little intimidated by the hike (knee problems) and it is a steep climb but it not long and it ended up being as enjoyable, for me, as the... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely a must when you are in Nicaragua (Leon). We convinced three fellow travellers to complete this thrill with us. We all loved it. Look out for the red jumpsuits. The guide (Henry) is great. Shows you around the features of the volcano before sending you down. No need to be afraid (I'm not a fan of hights). You will... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great fun. Light workout. Crazy HOT! You need to be in some sort of decent shape, but most everyone can handle the hike and sledding looks scarier than it really is. But in my case, the volcano won.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Volcano Boarding tour should be on your activity list in Nicaragua. You will have more fun the faster you go, therefore ensure to pull your front of the board up, but of course stay in your comfort zone. I would recommend to do it with Quetzaltrekkers. It is a non-profit volunteer organization where the profits are donated to locally-run... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One hour hike. Scenic views everywhere. 20 seconds sledding down. You can control your speed as you sled down the volcano. You must go with a tour guide. 45min drive from Leon. My fiance proposed to me on the peak of volcano. Was a beautiful moment with the gorgeous view of many other volcanoes around. Do it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went volcano boarding with 2 of my great friends. The "hike" up takes between 20-45 mins depending on how fit you are. It is not crazy challenging but it is hot and you are carrying your own equipment. The view on top is great! Totally worth it and would do it again!

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