Camping on Cosiguina Volcano

The top from which you can see not only Nicaragua and the Pacific Ocean; Surprise yourself enjoying the view of the mountains besides El Salvador and Honduras!

Consiguina is an active volcano approximately 115 km form León. During this 2 day trek you will enjoy spectacular views of volcanoes, the Pacific Ocean, Honduras, El Salvador, as well as the Fonseca Gulf. We will see the beasutiful vrater lagoon set up camp and stop at the natural pool for a swim to finish our trek. ]]

The trip leaves SONATI at 6am in the morning. We go to the bus terminal and take the public transport, with which after a transfer we arrive at the town of Pötosi, on the Pacific coast, very close to the border with Honduras. From here we go to the Playa del Rosario, arriving at the camping area, then 30 minutes walking through Los Manglares. After installing the stores we have the afternoon free to enjoy the warm waters of the Gulf of Fonseca and the Pacific Ocean. The next day we went to the beginning of the path that ascends to the volcano, passing before the pool of Potosí to refresh ourselves. The trail goes through watermelon plantations first and then we enter the forest. The ascent does not present major difficulties, however the temperatures are considerably high. After 4 to 5 hours of walking you will reach the camp, located 15 minutes from the crater. Upon reaching the top you can enjoy the sunset with a wonderful view of 3 countries and the Pacific Ocean, in addition to the amazing lake located in the depth of the crater. This volcano is located in the Gulf of Fonseca and is the one that begins in the north The Cordillera de Los Maribios. The next morning you can climb to enjoy the sunrise and after breakfast start the descent that takes about 3 hours. If you wish you can go through the pool again before taking public transport back. The return in León is at 3pm.

Note: in case of requesting it, horses can be rented that load the luggage paying an additional cost.

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Información util:

Nivel de caminata: Media
Nivel de estado físico: Media
Duración del tour: 3 días
Precio: US$80*

Que incluye el precio:

Transporte publico, entradas, guía, snack, rellenado de agua antes de salir

Que llevar:

  • 8 litros de agua
  • Protector solar
  • Zapatos para escalar
  • Chaqueta liviana / abrigo (puede ser bastante ventoso arriba)
  • Lamparas**
  • Comida (3 almuerzos, 2 cena y 2 desayuno)**
  • Equipo para acampar (tienda, colchoneta para dormir, bolsa de lluvia, mochila, zapatos para escalar)**
  • Durante temporada de lluvia empacar una chaqueta de lluvia, repelente contra mosquitos y una bolsa para cubrir la mochila
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Elevation: 879m
Departure: 5:30am (Day 1)
Return: 5:00pm (Day 2)
Includes: Public transport, camping gear, entrance, snacks and guide.
What to to bring: Pleas bring food that does not need to be cooked (2 lunches, 1 dinner, 1 breakfast) and seven liters of water. We can provide a food plan for an additional cost of $20. Insect repellent, light jacket, sunglasses, sturdy shoes, sunscreen, hat, headlamp/flashlight, rain jacket/poncho, camera, extra plastic bags, allergy medicine, toilet paper, long clothes and a change of clothes is recommended.




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