Travel by bike, boat and zipline across the beautiful landscape of Nicaragua, enjoying the flora, fauna and volcanoes in the great outdoors. Then step back into civilization to explore the rich historical culture of Granada, a city discovered by the famous conquistador Francisco Hernández de Córdoba.
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Day 1 Hola Managua
Meet your tour director and check into hotel
Travel to Granada
Day 2 Managua--Granada
Details: Granada guided sightseeing tour
Founded in 1524 by the Spaniard Francisco Hernández de Córdoba, Granada has remained an important city throughout the years. Originally used as port for commerce, connected to the Atlantic by the Rio San Juan, “La Gran Sultana” has grown into a popular destination because of it’s rich history. It’s location, combined with it’s beautiful colonial architecture, make Granada the most popular destination in the country.
Details: Monastery of San Francisco
Discover the former Monastery that was transformed into a museum where you can view pre-Colombian statues, various cultural displays and exhibits of the history of Granada.
Details: Church of La Merced
Take in the amazing panaromic views from the top of the bell tower in the Church of La Merced. Admire the colourful city, the lake and the unbeatable view of the Mombacho volcano.
Details: Casa de los Tres Mundos
La Casa de los Tres Mundos is a foundation that promotes cultural projects in Nicaragua and Central America. Located in a beautiful and grand Colonial building at the Los Leones Plaza in Granada, the foundation runs a theater school, an art studio, and a music academy for local disadvantaged children. The establishment is also home to a permanent exhibition of paintings by Nicaraguan painters.
Details: Lunch at Café de las Sonrisas
You will have lunch in the Café Las Sonrisas/Tio Antonio, a café employing hearing and speech-impaired staff who prepare and serve traditional Nicaraguan food and drinks. Here you will be able to communicate using sign language and other symbols used in the menu!
Details: Educational workshop at Café de las Sonrisas
Volunteer with the workers at Tio Antonio's Hammock Shop, where all hammocks are hand-made by hearing and speech-impaired employees.
Details: Masaya Market visit
The Masaya Market is the biggest open air handicraft market in Nicaragua where you can find handmade crafts, potteries, hammocks, handbags and more!
Details: Masaya Volcano Museum visit
The Masaya Volcano Park is home to two active volcanoes, Masaya and Nindiri. This small museum is overflowing with history of these natural wonders. The Masaya was once worshipped by locals who believed its activity was a sign of their Gods displeasure. In the 16th century, Masaya was dubbed "La Boca del Infierno" or "The Mouth of Hell" by the Spaniards, who placed a wooden cross at the mouth of one of its craters to ward off evil. There have been at least nineteen eruptions since then.
Details: Masaya Volcano evening tour
Take an evening tour of Masaya Volcano. This tour includes hiking 180 meters inside a cave, peering inside the active crater to see the lava glow, and experiencing the “bat cave”.
Day 3 Granada and Lake Nicaragua
Bike ride to El Rayo
Lake Nicaragua Isletas boat tour
Travel to San Juan del Sur
Details: Isletas local school visit
Stop at one of the Isletas for a visit at a local school, where the students row to school every day. Spend time with the students, observe a class, and help them practice their English. You can even help to promote their future education by offering a donation to the school.
Details: Lake Nicaragua Isleta visit
After a fresh and delicious lunch on a little island on Lake Nicaragua, a great place to observe birds, swim or just enjoy the beauty of the small islands, you will have the energy to kayak around the Isletas with their rich flora and fauna. Keep your eye out for birds and other wildlife!
Day 4 San Juan del Sur
Canopy tour
Details: San Juan del Sur beach time
San Juan del Sur is Nicaragua's most famous beach. Relax on the sandy beaches of this idyllic setting.
Day 5 San Juan del Sur--Ometepe
Details: Travel to Ometepe
Travel by boat to the Island of Ometepe and enjoy stunning views of the sun setting against the Concepción and Maderas Volcanoes as you cross the historic waters of the “Lago Cocibolca”, the 19th largest freshwater lake in the world.
Details: El Ceibo Pre-Columbian Museum visit
Explore the El Ceibo Pre-Colombian Museum where you will find petroglyphs, tools and other artifacts dating as far back as 2000 BC.
Details: Charco Verde Ecological Reserve visit
Located between the two volcanoes of Ometepe, The Charco Verde Reserve encompasses a green lagoon, a lush forest perfect for hiking, and serene beaches. While hiking to the beach or lagoon, you may see local wildlife such as howling monkeys, armadillos, and many native bird species. Don’t forget to stop and appreciate the wide variety of indigenous plants and flowers!
Day 6 Ometepe
Details: Bona Fide Permaculture Farm visit
Help out at the Café Infantil program whose goal “is to address vitamin, mineral, and protein deficiencies in children during their period of greatest mental and physical development”. Help serve a meal and spend time with the children. After seeing the need, you will get to see how The Bonafide Project is giving a sustainable solution to the problem. The project was started “out of a need to support rural Nicaraguan farming communities so that they may gain self-­- empowerment and economic stability”. Tour the farm and learn how it’s making a difference in the local community.
Day 7 Ometepe--Granada
Ojo de Agua springs visit
Sendero Peña Inculta walking tour
Travel to Granada
Day 8 End tour
Map of the Nicaragua educational tour
Tour Includes:
  • Round-trip airfare
  • 7 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Full-time services of a professional Tour Director
  • Guided sightseeing and city walks as per itinerary
  • Visits to select attractions as per itinerary
  • Tour Diary™
  • Note: On arrival day only dinner is provided; on departure day, only breakfast is provided
  • Note: Tour cost does not include airline-imposed baggage fees, or fees for any required passport or visa. Please visit our Fees FAQ page for a full list of items that may not be included in the cost of your tour.
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