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San Cristobal volcano trekking


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.
Difficulty: High
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.


  • 4WD Transportation.
  • Bilingual guide.
  • Entrance fee.
  • Pick up/Drop off in Leon city.

NOT Included

  • Snacks nor meals.

Tips and Practical Information

  • Departure time for this tour from Leon: 5:30 AM.
  • Finish time of this tour back to Leon: 4:30 PM (estimated).
  • Tour length: maximum 11 hours.
  • Tour offered in English, Spanish or Italian
  • Minimum number of participants: 2 people.
  • Maximum participants: 6 people for on line booking, contact the agency for larger groups.
  • Minimum anticipation days to reserve this tour: 2 day

Departure place(s)

Your hotel or any meeting point in Leon city.

Departure time(s)

  • 5.30 AM


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Terms and Conditions

General Conditions "El Perezoso" Agencia de Turismo Responsable

Cancellation Without Penalty:
Cancellations made at leats 3 days prior to the tour date for the one-day tours, or 5 days for thr multiple-day tours, will not incur in any penalties.

Cancellation Penalties:
Cancellations made 2 days or less prior to the tour day for the one-day tours, and 4 day or less for the multiple-days tours, will be charged 50% of the total reservation amount. In case of no-use of the reserved service, 90% of the total reservation amount will be charged. These amounts will be additionals to the 10% reservation (no refundable) already payed to assure the booking.