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Sierra Negra

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Address: Ecuador
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5-Day Galapagos Land Tour: Magic of Isabela Including Santa Cruz
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Last night we cruised for about 17 hours and this morning we awakened to Isabela. This is the largest of the Galaoagos Islands and was formed when six volcanoes flowed together... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Last night we cruised for about 17 hours and this morning we awakened to Isabela. This is the largest of the Galaoagos Islands and was formed when six volcanoes flowed together. Five of the volcanoes are still active . By panga we cruise along the rocky coast and spot .We are especially excited to sea the Galapagos penguin . This... More 

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Cartersville, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very informative and challenging 16 km hike. The scenery was beautiful and there was a huge feeling of accomplishment once we were done. It felt as if we were walking through the clouds during a portion of the hike due to the overcast. That was somewhat deceitful due to the sunburn we all received during the hike.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hiked up and half way around the rim. Any easy but long hike, but well worth it for the scenery. Bring sun block even on a cloudy day!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful hike. We had good weather. Foggy at the outset made us think it would not be good scenery. But as we got to the crater and beyond the views were great. We hiked at a leisurely pace stopped for lunch and breaks and it was a nice hike.

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Thank 4ADVENTURETRAVELER
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Volcan Sierra Negra is one of five volcanos on Isla Isabela. It boasts the second largest volcanic caldera in the world (behind Yellowstone National Park). This 16km walk runs alongside the rim of the six-mile-wide crater. Volcan Sierra Negra is an active volcano with the last eruption in 2005. During our exhausting walk, we came across cattle and other wildlife.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

meant to be the second largest active volcano crater in the world i could not comment the walk mainly up hill is 2 hours ti here and then a further 40 minutes to the black volcanic terrain which looks like mars for the unfit the last hour is difficult both because of the unevenness of surface and a small amount... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Galapagos is more then just animals and snorkeling or diving. Isla isabella is the perfekt Island to discover the activ vulcano Sierra Negra and learn about more of the formation. It was a nice treck for a Day Tour. Its 3h hours up and 2h down. Its the second most largest Krater of an activ vulcano in the world. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a 5-6 hours walk (up and down). If if are going to this vulcano, choose a day which is not cloudy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

This is a fantastic half day hike. All in all you hike about 12km. It was rainy and cold for half of the day when I did it. But that made for a really dramatic setting. When we reached the top of the volcano there was nothing to see, so we carried on down the other side which was basking... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Although Sierra Negra was quite impressive, our naturalist guide ditched us. He was rude and insisted on speaking English only, when we were promised a bilingual guide. His English quite poor and the information he gave was not accurate. The good thing is that after he ditched us, we were able to hike to the crater on our own, take... More 

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