The Best Outdoor Activities in Nicaragua
Discover the best hiking, camping, backpacking, fitness, and more.
Climb Ometepe Island's Maderas
Nicaragua / Maderas Volcano
The hike up this volcano, although slightly less challenging than Concepción, can take approximately 8 hours. One of the most popular trails starts in Balgüe and is 4.
Relax at Laguna de Apoyo
Nicaragua / The Monkey Hut
30 minutes from Managua and 20 minutes from Granada, Laguna de Apoyo is a Nature Reserve in a volcano that imploded on itself, filling with water.
Hike Nicaragua's Concepción Volcano
Nicaragua / Vulcan Concepción
Concepción is one of the tallest volcanoes in Nicaragua. Located on Ometepe Island, in Lake Nicaragua, this volcano sits at 5,280 feet above the lake.
Hike up Volcan Telica
Nicaragua / Volcan Telica
Due to the logistical issues of this trip (i.e. camping gear, route finding, transportation, language barrier) many travelers choose go with a guided group.
Hike to San Ramon Waterfall on Ometepe Island
Nicaragua / San Ramon Biological Reserve
San Ramon Waterfall is on Volcano Maderas on the south end of Ometepe. The trailhead starts off at a Biological reserve in San Ramon where you pay an entrance fee of $3/Person and can park your car.
Summit the Masaya Volcano
Nicaragua / Masaya, Nicaragua
The most memorable adventure of this truly unforgettable trip to Nicaragua was the day we hiked the Masaya Volcano.
Relax on Little Corn Island
Nicaragua / Little Corn Island
After flying out of Managua to Big Corn Island, you will then take a ponga over to Little Corn Island and arrive at Farm Peace Love on the north end of the island.
Swim at Oyo de Agua
Nicaragua / Ojo de Agua
Getting there is relatively easy. You can drive up to the parking with your car / motorbike or have the bus drop you off at the main road and walk the last mile.