Attractions

Volcano in Volcanoes near León

Reserva Natural Volcán Momotombo

The perfect cone of Volcán Momotombo, destroyer of León Viejo and inspiration for its own Rubén Darío poem, rises red and black 1280m above Lago de Managua. It is a symbol of Nicaragua, the country’s most beautiful …
Volcano in Volcanoes near León

Reserva Natural Pilas-El Hoyo

Most people come to this reserve to see the volcano Cerro Negro (726m and growing), one of the youngest volcanoes in the world. Almost every guide in León offers a guided hike to the top of El Hoyo, a shadeless, two…
Volcano in Volcanoes near León

Reserva Natural San Cristóbal-La Casita

Eye-catching Volcán San Cristóbal (1745m), the tallest volcano in Nicaragua, streams gray smoke from its smooth cone. Achieving the summit of this beauty is a serious hike: six to eight hours up, three hours down. A…
Volcano in Volcanoes near León

Reserva Natural Telica-Rota

This very active, 90.52-sq-km complex peaks at Volcán Telica (1061m), the twin craters of which are a mere 30km north of León. Also called the ‘Volcano of León,’ Telica is active in four- to five-year cycles; the la…