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Cerro Negro Volcano

Northeast Of Leon 25 km, Leon, Nicaragua
+505 2552 8723
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“cerro negro” (129 reviews)
“wooden board” (12 reviews)
“your feet” (34 reviews)
Northeast Of Leon 25 km, Leon, Nicaragua
+505 2552 8723
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was a short, fun excursion. Definitely not scary like we thought it was going to be. You actually go quite slow on the hill! The hike was fun and short up and then about 40 seconds down, we wish we could have gone again!...More

Thank 085119c
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Awesome experience! The drive out to the volcano was pretty bumpy. Once there the hike wasn't too long. It's possible to pay $4 and have someone hike your board up so you have your hands free. Wear shorts, bring something to cover your face, Sunscreen,...More

Thank Maricela R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Go with Quetzaltrekkers! We had a fantastic day and they really looked after us. The protective gear was worn but good quality. The lunch they provided was great too - veggie wraps with delicious salad. The volcano itself was much steeper than I thought it...More

Thank amysh88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best adventures I have ever done. An hour hike to the rim. You can carry your own board or you can pay $5 and have someone else carry it for you. We all carried our own boards to have the full experience...More

Thank Antypody
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked an afternoon trip to CerroNegro for Vulcano Boarding. 26$US incl. everything you need (the range with the other operators is between 25-30 $US and they all offer almost the same - with some others you’ll get maybe a Skull bandana on top) ....More

1  Thank Benni G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We climbed up and walked down - no mad surfing for us!! Easy walk up in the heat, great views. Walked down the same slope as the mad surfers so emptied half a volcano of lava out of our boots at the bottom. Well worth...More

1  Thank Alison P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quetzalrrekkers have a great tour. Met in Leon and drive an hour out on bumpy roads. Had a great time. Still getting the volcanic sand out of my ears!

Thank KarlMessner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hike up the volcano is very challenging, but not too long. There are loose rocks as you ascend. It was even more challenging with the strong gusts of winds. I thought I might blow off the steep cliffs. However, it is all worth it....More

Thank brendabeachbum
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with a group on a mission trip and this was one of our last stops. Take a selfie overlooking the crater! While it was a comfortable day to be up top, it was extremely hot once you get to the barricade wall. If you...More

Thank Astros80
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very much enjoyed the hike up and into the Cerro Negro volcano views along with a decent work out for a 74 year ol guy like me. But, I made it and didn't have to pay the $5 for the boy to tote my ash...More

Thank lloydbayard
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Melina E
4 February 2018|
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Response from Judi_away_from_home | Reviewed this property |
Definitely fine. It is really easy and you can slow down very smoothly and effective. Nothing to worry about. Have a lot of fun! I wish I could do it again ;-)
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Lisa L
10 April 2017|
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Response from jandm9002 | Reviewed this property |
They must have been going the wrong way. The hike is moderate, the guides take breaks every 15 minutes or so and tell you a little about the surrounding area so that people can catch their breath. It is windy up there and... More
Cherisse H
23 March 2017|
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Response from jandm9002 | Reviewed this property |
It is a well used trail very safe but some loose rocks. The guides are excellent, stopping frequently to allow everyone to go at a reasonable pace. When you initially get to the top the area that you slide on looks... More