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Hotel-Resort-Eco Lodge-Spa-B&B in Nicaragua

** Prices are per person.  To participate on these tours and excursions, a waiver has to be signed at the Hacienda.  You can read it HERE!

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Mombacho Cloud Forest &         San Juan de Oriente.                                                
Crater Volcano Masaya Cross at Volcan Masaya
   Volcano Masaya National  Park &  the Arts and Crafts            Center of  Masaya &                     Catarina
    Spanish Colonial City of   Granada & Isletas of Lake                Nicaragua.

The Spanish Colonial city of Granada ** was founded in 1524 by the Conquistador Hernandez de Cordoba and is thought to be the oldest European settlement on the American continent. Picturesque and colorful, Granada is the home of many fine examples of restored colonial-era architecture, and is the hub of Nicaraguan tourism.  We will take a short ride to the Isleta’s of Lake Nicaragua where we will take a leisurely boat tour.  The Isletas were formed twenty thousand years ago, when neighboring Volcan Mombacho exploded creating an archipelago of 365 tiny lava rock islands in Lake Nicaragua. Tranquil and exotic, the Isletas are home to many different species of birds, reptiles and flowering plants.

We will return to Granada for a well deserve lunch at the Parque Central.  After lunch, we will take a step back in time to ride a horse-drawn carriage around the Plaza Central and the old city streets that dates back to the time of the Spanish conquest, finishing at the Convento de San Francisco, a Church, former Convent and Museum, where we will explore its vast exposition of pre-Columbian statues and pottery.


Tour includes: Land and Boat transportation (Granada), horse carriage (Granada), entrance fees to monuments and Museum. Lunch not included!. This is a guided tour.


Mombacho Cloud Forest Reserve ** at 1344 meters above sea level, is considered to be Latin America’s most spectacular Cloud Forest. Boasting over 800 species of plants, 174 species of birds and 30 species of reptiles, “El Mombacho” is a nature lover’s dream where you will find a misty, 2,500-acre, protected reserve, filled with colorful birds, tree frogs, butterflies, orchids, bromeliads, and many other exotic species of flora and fauna. Popular with tourists are two species of wildlife which only exist in this cloud forest; the Mombacho Salamander and the Mombacho butterfly. The numerous, well-maintained nature trails are easy to manage and trail lengths are posted.

Lunch not included.



Mombacho Cloud Forest & Canopy Tour: After your visit to the Cloud Forest, we will proceed onto the Canopy Tour where you will soar through the forest treetops and see jungle life from a new perspective. Your certified expert English speaking guides will assist and explain what’s going on around you from the time you leave the ground until you descend back down to the forest floor. Lunch not included.






Clothing Suggestion: Due to the elevation and misty conditions at the summit, you may need a light sweater or jacket. Closed, comfortable walking/hiking shoes are essential and, as always, mosquito repellent is recommended.



Tour includes: Land transportation, entrance fees at the different activities, English speaking tour guide provided with Canopy addition. The Mombacho Cloud Forest & San Juan de Oriente is a guided tour.

We will take you on a 30 minute ride through the beautiful countryside of the “Pueblos Blancos,” (white villages), to the Volcano Masaya National Park **. This is the only volcano in the western hemisphere where one can drive directly to the rim!.  

Upon reaching the summit you will disembark and have an opportunity to explore the National Park . If you dare, and if conditions allow, you may be able to peer into the volcano’s “mouth of hell,” (as the crater was dubbed by Friar Francisco de Bobadilla in 1529). The Volcano’s eruption in 4550 BC was one of the largest on Earth in the last 10,000 years! Since first described by the Spanish in 1524, 19 eruptions have been documented.  The Volcano Masaya has been frequently active since the time of the Spanish Conquistadors, when an active lava lake prompted attempts by the Spanish to extract the volcano's molten "gold!"

For the second part of this tour, you will re-board the van, sit back and enjoy the surrounding countryside on your way to the picturesque town of Masaya, the cradle of folklore of Nicaragua.

Upon arrival at the Mercado Antiguo de Masaya, (Old Masaya Market), you will be free to stroll at your leisure through this restored 19th century open-air artisan’s market.  Here you will discover a treasure trove of native handicrafts; such as embroidered blouses, handmade jewelry, primitive ceramics, carved leather goods, wooden rocking chairs and colorful hammocks, which can be wrapped for airline check-in. After your adventure, we will visit  Catarina’s Mirador and Arts and Crafts Market (a small little town at the top of a mountain with a beautiful lookout), where you will be able to stroll at your leisure and enjoy a true Nicaraguan lunch (Not included)!


Tour includes: Land transportation and entrance fees to National Park.  This is a guided tour.

Mombacho Cloud Forest, Canopy Tour  &  San Juan de                  Oriente.                                                
canopy tour Mombacho Cloud Forest Our tour of Granada Central Park EXCURSIONS

Apoyo Lagoon ** Laguna de Apoyo is an unspoiled, deep blue, crater lake, which was formed 23,000 years ago when the Apoyo Volcano exploded.  Now extinct, it is a protected national treasure.  Here you could hike, swim and stop for lunch or a drink at the edge of the lagoon.  Kayaks available at additional cost.

Apoyo Lagoon Swim


El Chocoyero Hike

Hotel-Resort-Eco lodge-Spa- B&B Nicaragua +(505)8396 2039 / +(505)8786 6910

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San Juan del Sur Beach

El Chocoyero/El Brujo Natural Reserve ** El Chocoyero-El Brujo Natural Reserve, is home to lush and beautiful varieties of tropical flora and fauna; including howler monkeys, capuchin monkeys, brightly colored green parrots and tiny red-eyed tree frogs.  Take a guided hike to El Chocoyero waterfall, which is the idyllic nesting ground for thousands of pacific green parrots.  

At day at the Beach ** where you may swim, surf, snorkel, wander the shops, gawk at the surfers or lay in a hammock on the beach with a cold beer in your hand… We would need a minimum of 4 participants to travel to San Juan del Sur.

Verbena Folk Music Festival

Masaya Verbena ** On Thursday nights, we offer a trip to a lively and colorful folk music and dance festival, called “la Verbena.”  We charge $ 25.00 per person for this activity which includes transportation, admission (and dance partners).  Dinner will be provided at 6:30 pm for 7:00 pm departure; return approx. 11:00 pm.  Minimum of 4 participants.

TOURS

  1 Person

2 Persons

3 + Persons

4 + Persons

Mombacho Cloud Forest &

San Juan de Oriente (6 hrs)

$ 149 USD

$ 99 USD

$ 89 USD


Mombacho Cloud Forest,Canopy Tour & San Juan de Oriente (6 hrs)

$ 159 USD

$ 109 USD

$ 99 USD


Masaya Vulcano, Old Market & Catarina (6 hrs)

$ 149 USD

$ 99 USD

$ 89 USD


Granada & Isletas (6 hrs)

$ 149 USD

$ 99 USD

$ 89 USD


San Juan del Sur Beach (8 hrs)


$139 USD


$109 USD

Apoyo Lagoon Swim (5 hrs)

$ 89 USD

$ 49 USD

$ 39 USD


El Chocoyero (5 hrs)

$ 99 USD

$ 69 USD

$ 59 USD


Verbena Folk Music Festival


4 Participants required


$ 25 USD

Ometepe Island

Guided Group  

Tours available

Upon request.