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All reviews cloud forest hour hike covered in mud finca magdalena dry season eight hours hiking boots great hike howler monkeys bring lots of water tough hike half way start early worth doing gets dark physical shape sense of accomplishment
even not as adventurous as conception volcan in ometepe island, much better for hiking in the one of only two cloud forest in Nicaragua! best deal is to take the hike from Zopilote hostel between Santa Cruz and Balgue. is only $8 p/p, it starts...More
Arranged hike through hostel I was staying at. Think I paid around $20 and there were a few of us along with our guide. There was also a small fee entering the park but I think that was included in the $20. I was told...More
Maderas is the smaller of the two volcanoes that make up the island of Omatepe. It has not been active in historic times, unlike its sister, Volcan Concepcion. The slopes of the volcano are home to a cloud forest. Prehistoric petroglyphs have been found here...More
This hike was a highlight of my trip to Nicaragua. It is a challenging hike, even for experienced hikers, because much of the trail requires scrambling over rocks and difficult terrain. You also gain a lot of elevation quickly. It was rainy the day we...More
Don't think this is a cruisey day! This is hard work and not for the faint hearted. Hike took 8hours on the dot from Santa Cruz Hostel. Our Guide was organised by the Hostel his name was Dimas and an absolute legend!! Friendly fun and...More
I wasn't expecting the trail to the top to be so muddy, nor so slippery. Turns out that's what a 'cloud forest' is like! Great climb, but more challenging than I was prepared for - I really needed boots too.
This is a nice hike, but mostly in the forest, only a few view points on the way up. At the top it is a scramble, there are some ropes & wires to assist at the very top, but its sketchy. Would not suggest it...More
This is a tough 8 hour hike. I consider our group as athletic; we hike 2-4x/month and exercise weekly. This hike however is steep and long. Be prepared to use the tree branches and trunks to stabilize yourself as you weave your way up the...More