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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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  • Mary Anne Nelson
    Mary Anne Nelson - Travel Consultant

    Born in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, Mary’s insider knowledge and dry sense of humour make her a highly valued member of the Tailor-made team.

  • 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.

  • Lina Fuller
    Lina Fuller - Travel Consultant

    Lina's passion for the continent where she was born really took off when she moved to Córdoba to study, spending the holidays travelling between Argentina and her native Colombia.

  • Hannah Waterhouse
    Hannah Waterhouse - Travel Consultant

    Hannah had an early introduction to Latin America when her family moved to Ecuador and she returned to study in Buenos Aires for a year before backpacking across the continent.

  • Evie Oswald
    Evie Oswald - Travel Consultant

    It’s hard to believe that Evie has had time to cram so much in to her life so far. Having lived as a child in the Americas and Europe she found herself immediately attracted to Latin America.

  • 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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