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Best of Nicaragua

From US$ 1,050.00
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Best of Nicaragua
From US$ 1,050.00
Overview
This package offers the best of Nicaragua: two antique colonial cities founded almost 500 years ago, their architecture and history; active volcanoes and tropical forests; mangrove forest and Juan Venado Natural Reserve.
What to Expect
Day 01 Arrival - Managua (B)
Arrival at the International airport in Managua. Meet and greet by one of our representatives, transfer will be provided to the hotel for your first night in Nicaragua.

Overnight at Hotel Contempo, standard room. 

Day 02 Leon City Tour (B)
Early morning transfer to Leon, explore the rich cultural and political history of one of Nicaragua´s oldest cities, defined by its graceful Spanish colonial architecture and fascinating history. Climb to the rooftop of Central America's largest cathedral, recently added to UNESCO´s list of World Heritage. Visit as well the San Francisco Convent, Casa de los Leones, the Ruben Dario Museum and the Central Square. 

Overnight at El Convento, standard room.

Day 03 Juan Venado Island and Natural Reserve & Mangrove Forest (B)
During the trip to the island (by motorboat), you will meet a variety of exotic birds, mammals, crabs and other Species, slowly navigating between the mangroves, which are typical for this zone. You will visit a beautiful secluded virgin beach, with the opportunity to swim. 

Overnight at El Convento, standard room. 

Day 04 Granada (B)
After breakfast, drive south to Granada, the nicest colonial city of Nicaragua. Its streets are lined with Spanish-style houses with large wooden doors opening onto cool interior patios. A great way to get a nice overview of the city is by ascending the towers of the La Merced church. Walk around the city on your own!

Overnight at Plaza Colon, standard room. 

Day 05 Granada City Tour & Las Isletas Boat Tour (B)

Join us in exploring and discovering the famous city of Granada, the oldest colonial city on mainland America and considered one of the prettiest cities in Latin America. You will hear stories from real pirates, like the infamous Henry Morgan. We will also visit archeological treasures from Isla Zapatera, a primitive art exhibit and historical display, La Polvora Fort.
Las Isletas Boat Tour: Las Isletas consist of around 365 small islands where formed 20,000 years ago by a massive volcanic explosion! The nature is beautiful with lots of birdlife and amazing views of the volcanoes and Lake Nicaragua. 

Overnight at Plaza Colon, superior room.

Day 06 Mombacho Volcano & Canopy Tour (B)
Whether it’s your own car or the truck you’re using, the incredible steepness of the volcano guarantees a spectacular ride. This tour is a combination of both Mombacho walking around the crater and Canopy. You will continue your tour with a boat ride.

Overnight at Plaza Colon, superior room. 

Day 07 Departure
Transfer to Managua International Airport.

 

 

 

Reviews (26)
1 - 5 of 26 reviews
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile
An informative introduction to the city

I had a private tour of Panama City - visited the old city (Casco Viejo), tried on a Panama hat, went over the Pacific entrance to the Panama Canal via the Bridge of the Americas road bridge, to Causeway Islands (four small islands by the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank jonotennis
Reviewed 11 April 2017
Half day tour loaded with information about the canal and old/ new parts of city

Excellent guide- Miguel. Picked us up at hotel and accompanied us through the Miraflores Locks museum. Our personal guide moved us through the areas to avoid the crowds and xplained everything to us. Then back in the private van for tour of old US buildings...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank bdt5656
Management response:Responded 12 April 2017

Dear Customer, Thank you for taking some time to write your review, we are very happy you enjoy your tour with our guide Miguel. It is our goal to have pleased clients. We Hope to have you soon in Panama again. Best Regards.

Reviewed 28 March 2017
Fantastic 3 Nights and Days in Panama City and Vicinity

Our 3 nights and days in Panama City and vicinity, followed an Un Cruise Safare Voyager cruise along the west coast of Costa Rica and through the Panama Canal. Our timne in Panama was planned by Lorena Amador, from Panama Trails affiliate, Costa Rican Trails,...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Bill B
Reviewed 31 December 2015
Made my trip so easy and fun!

I have used Panama Trails for two trips to Panama. The first, I was a solo traveler and my first visit back to Panama in almost 30 years. This most recent time, I was with a friend. I've taken a lot of their tours and...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Amy L
Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile
Family day tour of the Panama locks

This was a private day tour of the Miraflores locks with a pick up from our city hotel and a transfer to the Gamboa Rainforest. Luis or guide knew a great deal about everything locally and had impressive knowledge of the locks themselves. He was...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank 2000SP2000
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