Countries visited : Nicaragua
TOTAL DAYS : 13 Days.
STARTS IN : Managua
ENDS IN : Managua
Highlights : Managua , Leon , Matagalpa Coffee Region , Masaya Volcano , Granada , Ometepe Island , San Juan del Sur
TRANSPORT : Air-conditioned vehicle , Boat , ferry , Foot
Our short tour takes you to the highlights of this still largely unknown land. Experience the natural riches of Nicaragua as well as colonial and relax at the end of the trip for a few days on the beautiful Pacific beach!
Day 1: Arrive in Managua
Upon arrival transfer to city hotel. Overnight at selected hotel 3*.
Day 2: Managua – León Viejo – Juan Venado Nature Reserve – Leon
Drive to Loma de Tiscapa with fantastic views of the crater lake Tiscapa , the city of Managua and Momotombo volcano . Then you will visit the ruins of León Viejo , which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites . In the afternoon, take a boat tour of the Juan Venado Nature Reserve with its tropical forest with mangrove habitat for a variety of wildlife . (B)
Day 3: Leon – Cerro Negro volcano – Leon
City tour with visit of the historical center , the famous Cathedral , the Bishop’s Palace and the small museum of Rubén Darío . Afternoon trip to the Cerro Negro volcano to enjoy fantastic views of surrounding area. Return to Leon. (B)
Day 4: Leon – San Jacinto – Matagalpa
After breakfast, drive to San Jacinto , visiting the bubbling mud holes . Continue to Selva Negra (Matagalpa) with a stop at Estelí . This region is known for growing tobacco and its excellent cigars. After a tour of a cigar factory Continue on to Matagalpa Selva Negra Lodge. Walk through the tropical rainforest. (B)
Day 5: Selva Negra – Masaya Volcano National Park – Granada
Ride through the grounds of the Selva Negra, where you will learn more about the coffee and cheese production , animal husbandry , social projects and the sustainability of the farm. Then continue to Matagalpa to visit the small chocolate factory ” El Castillo ” . Along the Pan American Highway , the journey continues to the Masaya Volcano National Park. (B,D)
Day 6: Granada – Catarina – Masaya – Las Islets – Granada
Walking tour of the charming colonial town , and then drive to Catarina , where you can enjoy a magnificent view of the Laguna de Apoyo . In the afternoon take a trip to the ” Islets ” , an archipelago consisting of more than 350 small volcanic islands close to Granada. (B)
Day 7: Granada – Charco Verde – Isla de Ometepe
Transfer to the port of San Jorge and continue by ferry across Lake Nicaragua to the volcanic island of Ometepe . Along the way you still visit the legendary Charco Verde , known for the dark green lake, the lush vegetation and many birds. (B)
Day 8: Isla de Ometepe – Montelimar or San Juan del Sur
Return by ferry and transfer to the desired seaside hotel on the Pacific coast. (B)
Days 9-11: Montelimar or San Juan del Sur
Enjoy a free days at the beach. Stay in hotel Barceló Montelimar or Hotel Posada Azul. (B)
Day 12: Montelimar / San Juan del Sur – Managua
Transfer from hotel swimming to Managua and overnight at 3* hotel. (B)
Day 13: Depart Managua
At convenient time, transfer to the airport for your onward or return flight. (B)
Best of Nicaragua Tour
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Best of Nicaragua Tour
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