Do not go too far to hike a volcano! Discover the Apoyeque Volcano just one hour away from Managua city. Get ready for a 3-hour hike in the vegetation and slopes of this active volcano which last eruption was more than 6,400 years ago. Once you reach the top, you get a panoramic view of the two lagoons, Xiloa and Apoyeque.
You will depart from Managua early in morning at 6am. You will cross the city to arrive to the slopes of the Volcano. Once near to the slopes, the hiking will start. At the beginning, the ascent is easy, but as you get higher, it gets steeper with abundant vegetation. Trees, rocks, insects are found on the way up.After one hour or more of hiking up, you will reach the border of the crater from where you will have a magnificent view of the lagoon and surroundings. After a moment to breathe in the landscape, you will get ready to go back hiking to the vehicle.This is a half-day hiking adventure close to Managua.