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Overview
Departure: Wednesday SEASON: Jan – Dec | Except Holly Week

Program Type

Escorted Experience

Vehicle Type for Touring

Car or Small Van AC

Detailed Itinerary

Arriving from port La Unión, El Salvador to port Potosí in Chinandega, Nicaragua. Welcome and guided transfer to Leon. Free time for lunch not included. 15h00 Leon City & Walking Tour. Accommodation in Leon.

Breakfast at hotel.
07h00 An expedition to the Cerro Negro Volcano in Leon. Volcano boarding at the youngest and one of the most active volcanoes in all Nicaragua. Cerro Negro is an active volcano and a popular site for volcano boarding by locals and tourists. We invite you to try this unspoiled playground for adrenaline. Return to Leon for lunch not included. 13h00 A Journey through 130 years of family history of the most awarded rum in the world. Flor de Caña rum has become the ambassador brand of Nicaragua to the world. During the tour, which has six stations and can be completed less than two hours, you will learn about the history and sustainable production process and get to taste the award-winning rum. Enjoy free time at the local museum and Shop at their boutique. Accommodation in Leon.

Breakfast at hotel.
08h00 Explore the Masaya Volcano National Park. This day tour includes a visit to the first and largest national park establish in Nicaragua since 1979. This volcanic complex has an area of 54 km² including two volcanoes and five craters having an elevation of 635 meters about sea level. This geological formation is today, the only volcano in the western hemisphere where you are able to drive into the rim. Free time for lunch not included. Enjoy time for shopping for souvenirs at the Craft Market in Masaya. Accommodation in Granada.

Breakfast at hotel
08h30 Discover Granada, the most beautiful, beguiling and photogenic Spanish-Colonial city and oldest continuously inhabited European established settlement in Nicaragua founded by Spanish captain Francisco Hernández de Cordoba in 1524. Enjoy a pleasant boat trip thru the lush and romantic volcanic islets of Lake Nicaragua. Accommodation in Granada.

Breakfast at hotel
08h00 Expedition to Mombacho Volcano Nature Reserve, where you can admire the beautiful flora and fauna, and enjoy the refreshing weather on the slopes of the volcano. We will visit the biological station, making a brief tour of one of the main contemplatives and interpretive paths of the Volcano: The Crater. We will continue to Catarina, famous for its viewpoint over the Apoyo lagoon. Here you will have free time for lunch not included. Then, we will have the opportunity to visit one of the craft workshops in the area; there you can live the experience of making a craft. Finally, we will visit the Laguna de Apoyo. Enjoy nature or take a dip in the warm waters of this volcanic lagoon. Return to Granada. Accommodation in Granada.

Breakfast at hotel. 07h30 Early departure and transfer to the port of San Jorge. Ferry and visit to Ometepe Island, a biosphere reserve, the highest lake island in the world and one of the most beautiful places of Nicaragua. Then take an unforgettable expedition to places like the pre-Columbian Museum, the Green Puddles lagoon, the great view of Volcano Conception and the green volcano Madera. Spend time at El Ojo de Agua that consist of crystal-clear spring-fed waters captured in two natural, stone pools set in the middle of a gorgeous and colorful botanical gardens. Free time for lunch not included in Santo Domingo beach. Accommodation in Ometepe Island.

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer and ferry San Jorge port. Continue to the border Peñas Blancas with Costa Rica.

Inclusions

• Private transportation with A/C as per itinerary

• English/Spanish speaking national guide

• 02 nights’ accommodation in Leon

• 03 nights’ accommodation in Granada

• 01night accommodation in Ometepe Island

• Half Day: Leon City & Walking Tour

• Full Day: Volcano Board Cerro Negro - Flor de Caña Rum Tour

• Full Day: Masaya Volcano & Craft Market

• Half Day: Granada City & Walking Tour with Lake Nicaragua

• Full Day: Mombacho Volcano Natural Reserve - Catarina viewpoint - Laguna de Apoyo

• Full Day: Ometepe Island Tour

• Daily breakfast at hotel

• Local taxes

Exclusions

• International certificate of vaccination against Yellow Fever if applicable

• International airfare and/or domestic airfare and taxes

• Travel insurance and/or Travel assistant

• Meals and beverages not mentioned

• Visa fees if applicable

• Personal expenses

• Gratuities

Notes

Hotel El Convento, Hotel Plaza Colon, Hotel Villa Paraiso

Operated: Wednesday | minimum: 2 pax

SEASON: Jan – Dec | Except Holly Week

Child supplement is available on request

Departure Period

01 Jun, 2020 to 31 Dec, 2020
AUD 2,323 P P twin share
AUD 2,706 P P single

01 Jan, 2021 to 31 Dec, 2021
AUD 2,323 P P twin share
AUD 2,706 P P single

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