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Climb Maderas volcano

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Hike along a jungle trail to the top of one of Ometepe island's two volcanoes.

With its twin peaks rising like beacons over Lake Nicaragua, Ometepe is the largest freshwater island in the world.

If you enjoy a challenge this invigorating hike to the top of one of the two volcanoes that together form the island could easily be the highlight of your stay here. It takes around four hours of trekking through muddy terrain to reach the summit and a couple more to get down, but even before you get the chance to admire the view from the top the rewards are plentiful. There are myriad species of tropical plants, birds and animals, as well as iridescent butterflies that flutter past as you forge your way up the forested hillside.

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  • Carrie Gallagher
    Carrie Gallagher - Travel Consultant

    A former JLA tour leader, Carrie brings a wealth of on-the-ground experience to our London-based Escorted Groups team.

  • Sophie Barber
    Sophie Barber - Travel Consultant

    Sophie lived in Chile before joining us and has travelled extensively across Latin America, from Mexico to the furthest tip of Patagonia.

  • Kathryn Rhodes
    Kathryn Rhodes - Travel Consultant

    Kathryn backpacked across Argentina, Chile, Bolivia and Peru before joining us. She has a degree in Philosophy and French and is a keen netball player.

  • Ben Line
    Ben Line - Travel Consultant

    Ben fell in love with Latin America on a six month backpacking trip from Colombia to Mexico in 1995. Since then he has explored most of South America, including living in Peru for a year. He is now Manager of the Tailor-made Department.

  • Hannah Donaldson
    Hannah Donaldson - Travel Consultant

    Having spent part of her childhood in Colombia and worked in Brazil and Costa Rica, Hannah's ties to Latin America run deep. Hannah is an invaluable part of our Group Tours team.

  • Paul Winrow Giffen
    Paul Winrow-Giffin - Travel Consultant

    After graduating in Computer Science, Paul spent seven months travelling from Colombia to Argentina and came home hooked on Latin America.

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