Tours: San Cristobal Volcano
A total of 2 related tours was found.
- "El Perezoso" Agencia de Turismo Responsable
The ascent to San Cristobal volcano is one of the toughest in the country and to be able to do it you have to be in a good physical condition. The climbing is a real challenge, but once you are at the crater, the views reward the effort.
Note: Good physical condition needed for this tour.
The departure (5:30 am) is on a 4WD vehicle from Leon city until you get to the base of the volcano. Trekking in the volcano rocky paths until reaching its crater.
Tour length: from 8 to 11 hours.
Trekking length: from 4 to 6 hours.
Minimum age of participants: 18 years old.
Bring at least 4 litres of water per person, sunscreen, climbing boots and comfortable clothes.
Note: It is possible to camp on the top of the volcano. Contact El Perezoso to ask possibilities and prices.
Starting at US$65.00
- 4WD Transportation.
- Bilingual guide.
- Entrance fee.
- Pick up/Drop off in Leon city.
- Snacks nor meals.
- Eco-Camp Expeditions
Tourist will be picked up at the stipulated meeting point in León or Managua to later take the minibus and go toward the Cosigüina Volcano. The ascent to the summit will begin. Once at the top, the Lagoon, the Fonseca Gulf and even territory from Honduras and El Salvador can be seen. To end the first day, the tour will continue to the base of the San Cristóbal Volcano, where you will sleep.
At 6 AM, the ascent to the San Cristóbal Volcano begins. This is an active volcano and is the highest (1745 masl) in Nicaragua. This is one of the most difficult volcanoes to climb.
After the descent, the trip to the Telica Volcano begins. You will camp at the volcano crater. At night, if you are lucky, you will be able to see the lava. During the day, the San Cristóbal Volcano can be observed, as well as panoramic views of the volcanic range.
In the morning yow will climb down the volcano to later continue toward the San Jacinto village, where hot springs connected to the volcano can be appreciated. Lunch at San Jacinto. Transfer to the Cerro Negro Volcano. Camping in the volcano.
After having breakfast, the walk toward Pilas-El Hoyo starts. This is a volcanic complex, formed by many structures, including the Asososca Lagoon. Camping at Asosoca Lagoon.
Transfer to the Mombacho Volcano in Granada, to visit its cloud forest. Return to have a barbecue and be transfered to the 'drop off' spot.
-Bring hiking shoes, mountain boots, repellent, sunscreen, medicine (if needed), comfortable clothes for camping, sweater, pants and hat.
Starting at US$420.00
-Pick up/drop off in León or Managua
-Camping tents, local health insurance