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LocalAventura Tour: Sandboarding Tour down Cerro Negro Volcano in León
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Sandboarding Tour down Cerro Negro Volcano in León

On the way up, experience a hike up an active volcano and on the way down, enjoy the adrenaline of a 10 minute sandboard ride.

6 hrs


2 ~ 8

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For all of the daredevils out there or those in need of an adrenaline rush, here is the adventure of a lifetime for you! Ascend an active volcano and then sandboard or run down the slopes in one thrilling day! Each member of the Bosa family will lead you through a different aspect of the tour, such as finalizing your trip itinerary or sandboarding down the volcano with you. Your tour will start out with a relaxing, picturesque drive from the capital of Nicaragua, Managua, to the Cerro Negro Volcano. During this 55 mile drive, you’ll pass by the expansive landscape filled with volcanoes, sorghum plantations, quaint towns, vivid flora and fauna, and the popular famous city of León.

Your one hour hike begins at the bottom of the 1,640-foot active volcano. At the top, the rocky, gray mountain transforms into a breathtaking view of vibrant turquoise, blues, and greens. Here, you will witness the wide craters and steaming fumaroles of the volcano and even be able to see part of the volcanic change. Be sure to bring your camera to capture this surreal view! To end this already unbelievably amazing journey, take a wild ride by sandboarding or running down the volcano. From start to finish, take this high energy tour and experience this thrilling natural side of Nicaragua!


  • Get picked up at your hotel in Managua.
  • Drive through the beautiful, nature-filled landscape to the colonial city of León and the Cerro Negro Volcano in one hour and thirty minutes.
  • Embark on your one hour hike up the volcano.
  • Take some incredible photos at the top of the volcano for thirty minutes.
  • Descend the volcano in just ten minutes by sandboarding or running.
  • Get Dropped off back at your hotel in Managua

Available days


Eligibility criteria

  • Minimum age of 15 years old
  • This is a moderate level hike with about 1 hour of uphill incline

What's Included

  • Round-trip private transportation
  • Entrance fees
  • Bilingual guide
  • Volcano tour
  • Visit Leon city
  • Sandboarding equipment

What's not included

  • Meals


  • Wear hiking clothing (no shorts) and tennis or hiking shoes or boots (may be damaged).
  • Bring an extra change of clothes, an old handkerchief, hats, sunglasses, sunscreen, mosquito repellent, water, snacks, and a camera.


Day Trip


The Bosa Family

We are a family overflowing with love for our jobs, tourism, and Nicaragua! Our family is united by our passion for all aspects of Nicaragua, from its rich culture to its breathtaking beauty. We are experts on the routes, culture, and landmarks of Nicaragua. Including its thrilling volcanoes, dramatic mountains, colonial cities and ruins, and paradisiacal beaches. Our expertise fuels our dedication to Nicaragua. In addition to the natural wonders of Nicaragua, all of us are devoted to sustainability and development in the country. We strongly believe in what our country stands for and has to offer, and we cannot wait to share this with the rest of the world!

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