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Masaya Volcano National Park

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Address: Masaya, Nicaragua
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+505 2528 1444
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US$99.00*
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Half-Day Trip to Masaya Volcano from Managua
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Active volcano. Lava flowing! Beautiful

We wanted to see the active volcano of Masaya as it is so rare. We chose Adbullah Tours from Granada to take us. It was fantastic. They are so organized. We left Granada promptly... read more

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Takoma Park, Maryland
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Takoma Park, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We wanted to see the active volcano of Masaya as it is so rare. We chose Adbullah Tours from Granada to take us. It was fantastic. They are so organized. We left Granada promptly at 5 and got to the volcano before dark. They had a spot right in front so we did not wait. They knew exactly where we... More 

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Cache Creek, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This would have been a 5 star if not for the long lineups to get in, however if you have never looked down in to the belly of an active volcanoe, and you are anywhere near It it is an absolute must see. Your car or your bus can drive right up to this volcanoe so there is no hiking... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked a tour from Granada for US$17 (including the US$10 fee to enter the park). We waited for the sun to set and then the driver drove us up the volcano. They only let about 50 people in at a time, so there is a wait (about 30 minutes for us). Once you get to the crater, they let... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited Masaya with a group of friends in January. Luckily we did our research so we knew that a tour guide was not needed and that it was going to be a significant wait to enter the park. We went after sunset so the lava would be more visible and was it ever visible. Approaching the top of the smoking... More 

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Lima, Peru
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We got picked up and drove for aprox 30 minutes. Then we waited in a line of cars close to 2 hours. When we got there the car parked by the crater and the lava was awesome. But barely 5 min later all the guards blowed their whistles and we had to go. Not really worth the money at all.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One forgets that the Panama Canal was built in Panama instead of Nicaragua because of a yellow journalism campaign in the U.S. Over exaggerating the dangers of volcanoes in Nicaragua. That being said there are lots of volcanoes, mostly long inactive in the country. A visit to Masaya Volcano National Parks gets you up close to one that still sends... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The visit to the volcano was one of the most wonderful experiences of my life- and I have traveled a lot! Recommend a holiday in Nicaragua and especially the volcano! Incredible!

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Monroe, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Abeja Tours of Ganada picked us up at our hotel and we drove to Catarina Ciudad Viewpoint which overlooks the Apoyo Lagoon formed 23,000 years ago after a strong volcanic explosion. Then during daylight we visited the Masaya Volcano crater where there is a lava lake viewable inside the crater. We exited and entered after dark to see the incredible... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour must be done at night to maximize the viewing of the crater. It costs $10 to enter. Be prepared to wait for a long time. They only allow so many cars at a time and the wait is longer than the actual tour. It took us over two hours waiting and once we arrived, the crowd is given... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Masaya Volcano as part of a day trip to Nicaragua from Costa Rica. The whole trip was great and although very tiring and long, to see this beautiful natural phenomenal it was more than worth it! The molten lava was quite active when we visited and to see it bubbling away a few hundred metres away was... More 

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