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Tours: El Hoyo Volcano

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  • El Hoyo Tour

    Cooperativa Pilas-El Hoyo

    This tour will take 13 miles (round-trip) to the crater of El Hoyo Volcano. The pick up will be at the tourist's hotel to later drive in direction to 'Los Maribios'Interpretation Center at the Pilas-El hoyo Nature Reserve.

    From the Interpretation Center, the hike and ascent to the volcano will begin. First you will pass through an Ojo de Agua and will continue to the foothills of Pilas Volcano to later climb the San Francisco Volcano. The tour continues to El Hoyo Volcano to ascent to its crater and appreciate amazing panoramic views.

    -Bring flashlight, water, food, long sleeve shirt, pants, sunscreen, climbing shoes, medicine if needed.


    Starting at US$50.00

    -Local guide (with knowledge in first aid)
    -Entrance fee to the volcano

    Not included:
    -Water and food.

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  • Pilas - El Hoyo volcanic complex trekking from Leon

    "El Perezoso" Agencia de Turismo Responsable

    Tour through wilderness trails from El Hoyo, a volcanic complex formed for many structures located in Leon city. The first volcano name is El Picachu, after being active collapse forming several volcanic structures.

    Actually, the most significant is El Hoyo volcano. This one can be distinguished because its crater is a perfect round circle and it is located in one of its slopes, instead of being on the top.

    Departure in 4WD vehicle from Leon city to Reserva Natural Complejo Volcanico Pilas - El Hoyo at 7:30 AM. The beginning of the trekking will be from Cerro Negro volcano about 8:30 AM. Climbing the Pilas Volcano to get to the crater of El Hoyo volcano and then come back to Leon.

    Arrival to Leon about 1:30 PM.
    Trekking time: 4 hours.
    Difficulty: Medium.
    Minimum age of participants: 15 years old.

    Bring at least 4 litres of waters per person, sunscreen, mountain boots and a hat or cap.

    Food? Contact El Perezoso agency if you would like them to get in charge of your lunch, for a US$5 per person fee.

    Note: It is possible to camp on the top of the volcano. Contact El Perezoso to ask possibilities and prices.


    Starting at US$55.00

    • Transportation
    • Bilingualo guide.
    • Entrance fee.
    • Pick up/Drop off in Leon city.

    NOT Included

    • Snacks nor meals

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