Pacific Coast & Ometepe Island, Nicaragua - Travel Guide - Tropical Discovery

Volcano Concepcion from Ometepe Island, in the lake cocibolca, Nicaragua

Concepción Volcano

This is the active volcano on the Island of Ometepe, which rises up out of the waters of Lake Nicaragua. The cone, the most perfect of all the volcanic cones in the country, reaches a height of 1,610 meters (5,282 feet) above sea level. It occasionally expels gases and ashes. Its last lava eruption was in 1957. The peak of the volcano is almost always covered with a cap of clouds.

Concepcion Volcano Natural Reserve (2,200 hectares or 5,436 acres) with its dwarf forest on the eastern slope.

Pacific Coast & Ometepe Island, Nicaragua - Travel Guide - Tropical Discovery

A view of Volcan Maderas from a beach on Isla Ometepe

Maderas Volcano

The Maderas Volcano rises 1,365 meters (4,478 feet) above the lake waters on the extreme eastern side of the Island of Ometepe. It is an old and extinct volcano. Its slopes are covered with coffee plants and it is crowned with a cloud forest.

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