From the colonial streets of Granada and León to the beauty of San Juan del Sur’s horseshoe bay, discover the best of Nicaragua on this unique 12-day adventure. Encounter a nature-lover’s paradise on Ometepe Island and see both dormant and active volcanoes amidst this country’s stunning wilderness. Emerging from a long and turbulent history, Nicaragua is set to become the next big thing. Discover it before the others do and come away with a greater understanding of both the volatile past and a passion for this country’s vibrant modern culture.
Travel Best Bets Package Includes
- Round trip airfare from Vancouver to Managua
- 10 night guided adventure tour
- 10 nights hotel accommodation
- 4 meals included (2 breakfasts, 2 dinner – listed below)
- Masaya Volcano National Park visit
- Masaya market visit
- León orientation walk including entrance to cathedral rooftop
- Beach time in San Juan del Sur
- Free time in León and Ometepe
- Transportation between destinations and to/from included activities. Transferred by Public bus, private vehicle, boat, ferry
- Airport pick up and transfer to hotel
- Local guides throughout
- Small group experience; Max 16, avg 12.
Travel Best Bets Exclusive: Book by Oct 10!
|February 2,16, March 2
|Vancouver||from $1699 + $149 tax|
|Victoria, Kelowna||from $1899 + $153 tax|
|Calgary||from $1799 + $159 tax|
Per person based on shared accommodation
My own room add $469
4 Meals included (Allow USD290-380 for purchasing additional meals in destination)
Day 1: Granada
Arrive at any time and transfer to your hotel
Hotel: Hotel Chilamates or similar
Day 2: Granada
Start with an orientation walk before free time to kayak through the nearby isletas in Lake Nicaragua, hike Mombacho Volcano, or sit in the main square watching life go by.
Day 3: Granada – Leon
Enjoy a morning exploring Masaya Volcano National Park before a stop to see locally produced goods at the Masaya craft market. Continue to colonial León, and get the lay of the land on an orientation walk including a visit to the rooftop of Central America’s largest cathedral for sweeping views of the city.
Day 4: Leon
Take a free day to explore. Relax on nearby beaches or admire the many political murals around town
Day 5: Leon – Isla de Ometepe (D)
Travel by bus and ferry to the stunning island of Ometepe in the middle of Lake Nicaragua. Take advantage of free time and opt to climb a volcano or visit the local swimming hole.
Day 6: Isla de Ometepe (B/D)
Free time to explore Ometepe. Opt to climb Volcano Concepción or Volcano Maderas, take a cultural tour, visit the beach at Santo Domingo, or visit el Ojo de Agua for a refreshing swim and lunch. You can also view pre-Columbian petroglyphs or the small museum of indigenous artifacts in Altagracia.
Day 7: Isla de Ometepe – San Juan del Sur (B)
Travel to San Juan del Sur and get ready to experience this beach paradise.
Day 8-9: San Juan del Sur
Use your free time wisely. Opt to surf the Pacific, go swimming or fishing, or check out the views from above on a zipline canopy tour
Day 10: San Juan del Sur – Granada
Travel back to Granada and spend a final evening with the group
Day 11: Granada – Canada
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