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Nicaragua Highlights - 8 days, 7 nights

ITINERARY

DAY 01

Arrive at Managua, our representative will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel, overnight at Managua.

DAY 02

In the morning, we will take a brief city tour of Managua, with visits to key political and cultural sites, including its historic center and to see the incredible footprints left by the Managua residents of 4,000 BC, in the afternoon we will head to Leon, arriving midafternoon, evening free, overnight at Leon.

DAY 03

In the morning, we will have a city tour of Leon Viejo including the Art Museum and the magnificent Leon Cathedral were we will have a chance to go on the roof top and observe the volcanic chain in the far ground, afternoon and evening free, overnight at Leon.

DAY 04

Today, we are headed to Colonial city of Granada, on our way, we will visit, the town and market of Masaya, the Apoyo Lagoon, the town of Catarina and Masaya Volcano National Park, where we will have a chance to drive up to the very crater for some stunning views, arrive at Granada late afternoon for overnight.

DAY 05

Morning tour of Granada, a chariot / walking combination to visit the many old colonial building and churches, later we will take a boat to cruise around the “Isletas” consisting of several small isles of volcanic origin where weekend getaway homes have been built, we will visit the old Spanish fort of San Pablo, we shall be back at the hotel around 4:00 PM, evening free.

DAY 06

Today we have an early start. We leave Granada at 6:00 AM and drive to San Jorge where we will take the ferry at 7:45 a.m. We arrive the port of Moyogalpa at 8:45 AM, we will drive from Moyogalpa to Altagracia, visiting some amazing panoramic view points over both volcanoes and explaining about local agriculture. Our first stop is Charco Verde: Home of the mythological figure, Chico Largo! You learn about this mysterious legend while walking around the lagoon enjoying this ecological reserve. At Altagracia we visit the Roman Catholic Church and the museum with pre-Colombian stone statue. We drive from Altagracia to Balgue where we visit Finca Magdalena, a cooperative that grows organic coffee. We visit the coffee plantations and the forest. It is time for lunch so we go to Santo Domingo, this wonderful beach is located between the 2 volcanoes. Time for lunch, relax and swimming, after Lunch we are going to visit some water wells, called Ojos de Agua Cabrera, we end the day at the beach.

DAY 07

After breakfast, transfer to Moyogalpa to catch the 9:00 AM ferry back to San Jorge, dock pick up and drive to Managua, rest of the day is at leisure, overnight at Managua.

DAY 08

At the appropriate time, you will be transferred to the airport to catch your international departure flight.

SERVICES INCLUDED

Accommodations at 4-star hotels in double occupancy, all breakfasts, private ground transportation in A/C vehicle, english speaking guide, sightseeing tours listed with admissions, local guides, airport transfers and hotel taxes.


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