Trekking and Hiking in Nicaragua

Whether it’s hiking up a volcano, through the rainforest of a National Park or stumbling on a hidden waterfall, Nicaragua has some great trekking options. Below we’ve put together the best Nicaragua trips to pick if you fancy including a little trekking.

Discover Ometepe Island

As well as lake-side beaches and clear waters, Ometepe Island is home to 2 volcanoes and some impressive waterfalls. Take a hike to the San Ramon Waterfall, or try the tough trek up the volcano.

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Quetzal bird

Hiking Trails and Quetzal Tails

Search for birds of paradise with a hike through Nicaragua’s wild north. This Nature Reserve has it all: cloud forests, mountains and even the shy but beautiful quetzal bird.

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The Colonial Charm of León

León may be best known for it’s culture and edgy art scene, but it’s also the jumping off point to Cerro Negro volcano. Stay an extra night and take our optional excursion to visit.

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Spot colourful fish darting between coral and go in search for the resplendent quetzal bird - a shy and beautiful creature!
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