Ometepe Island Adventure

Hiking Concepcion Volcano or Maderas Volcano

Description

Experience one of the best places in Nicaragua where two giants volcanoes form the biggest fresh water island in Lake Nicaragua and in the world. Ometepe meaning a place with two volcanoes is consider to be a peaceful place in the country. Our adventure start in San Jorge port by taking 1 hour ferry to Moyogalpa Town . Once we get to the Island we will be visiting the Ojo de Agua , which is a fresh water spring that release hundreds of gallons of water full of volcanic minerals. The hotel will be staying for one night is going to be located in Playa Santo Domingo, the best beach in the Island. Next day will be a full day of hiking either Volcano. Maderas is a dormant volcano that has a cloud rain forest on top with a crater lake 1300 mts from sea level. Concepcion is the second biggest active volcano in the country and it has 1600 mts from sea level, its call the baby Fuji , for the perfect cone. To hike this volcano every visitor needs a local guide to assist you in case of any emergency.

Itinerary

Transfer from any hotel in Managua or Granada in the morning around 7 AM. We will drive for 1 hour and half to the town of San Jorge, Rivas. In San Jorge we will be taking the Ferry to Ometepe Island which takes 1 hour to get to Moyogalpa or San Jose town. Once we are in Ometepe Island we will be taking with the local transportation to the Hotel in Playa Santo Domingo, we will have lunch and then we could walk to the Ojo de Agua for a relaxing swimming inside of a natural water spring.


Next day will be the big day for our hike. Either Concepcion or Maderas volcano take around 8 hours of hiking round trip and for this we will need 3 liters of water, snacks, and a lunch box to have at the summit and a local guide which is require by the local authority. On our hike we will have the opportunity to see monkeys, birds, butterfly, and great views of the Island. Depending of the weather we will reach the top. Next day check out from the hotel and head back to your next destination.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: In any hotel in Managua or Granada

End location: In any hotel in Managua or Granada

Duration: 3 days

Transportation

Car for two person or Van for more than 3

What is Included

Professional Guide (English)
Local guide
Transfer from Hotel in Managua or Granada to San Jorge Rivas In and Out.
Ferry Boat In and Out of the island
Transfer inside of Ometepe to the Hotel and Volcano base
Ojo de Agua entry fee
Transportation with air-conditioned
Box Lunch for the hike and waters