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Exploring Granada

4 Days / 3 Nights



P/P Double Occupancy

This package has been especially designed for those who like to be immersed into the mysteries of Granada. Granada is a charming city with outstanding colonial and neoclassical buildings, with a fascinating mixture of history, nature and culture which makes it one of the most precious jewels in Central America. We invite you to experience Granada, a must while traveling in Nicaragua.

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Map of Nicaragua  -  Mulit-Day Package

Day 01 Managua -Granada City Tour

This day our English speaking tour guide and driver will pick you up in Managua. Following we will drive south and reach the colonial city of Granada. After taking our rooms at the hotel we will start a walk through the historic center of Granada, the oldest town in America's mainland, visiting the most important monuments like the Cathedral, the San Francisco convent and its Pre-Columbian statue collection, the Merced Church with its magnificent view from its bell tower, the famous "Casa de Los Leones", Elbas Cigar factory, learning about the process of making cigars, and many other interesting attractions, getting to know along the way the daily life of the Granadinos¬Ě. Depending on clients wishes we also have the opportunity to visit one local project which is helping the community, focusing mainly in assisting children. The night is free at your disposal to visit La Calzada Street and enjoy a drink in one of the famous bars with Latino flavor on your own. Included meal today: none. Accommodation at Hotel Plaza Colon****, Granada

Day 02 Granada / Mombacho Volcano - Isletas Tour (B, D)

This morning after our breakfast we will drive to the foot of the Mombacho volcano and switch to the Ecomovil of the natural reserve which will bring us to the top of the volcano. This imposing cloud forest volcano is one of the 76 protected areas of Nicaragua and currently is an eroded volcano covered with beautiful orchids, bromeliads, ferns, likens and all different kind of tropical plants. Today we will enjoy a two hour hike through the forest enjoying the nature and the amazing views over Lake Nicaragua, Isletas de Granada, Lake Apoyo and even the steaming volcano chain. Following depending on the time of return you will have a couple of hours at your disposal, and then around 5:00 pm we will embark on an evening boat tour around the beautiful Isletas an archipelago of 350 little islands just offshore Granada, admiring the sunset. Return to Granada where we will enjoy a delicious and romantic candle light dinner. Included meal today: Breakfast and dinner. Optional Tour: Canopy Tour in Mombacho Volcano: Glide between 17 platforms admiring the Mombacho Volcano and the Coffee plantations. Accommodation at Hotel Plaza Colon****

Day 03 Classical Masaya & Catarina/Masaya Volcano by night /Verbenas de Masaya. (B, D)

Departure time around 11:00 am. We will start our day by visiting the Pueblos blancos of Catarina, best known for specializing in growing ornamental plants and San Juan de Oriente, famous for its pottery, here we will also enjoy the unique view over Apoyo Lagoon and the whole region. Up next we will head to the town of Masaya where we will have the opportunity to get immersed in the daily life of the Nicaraguan people, visiting the popular market of Masaya. Shopping is tremendous here. You can find all traditional handicrafts Nicaragua at very reasonable prices. Up next we will head towards the Coyotepe fortress, built in 1893, an historical site which facilities were used as a political prison, today we will visit the underground cells and reach the top to admire a 360 degrees view of the pacific plain. In the evening we will start traveling and reach Masaya Volcano National Park. Here we will drive up hill and arrive just at the border of crater Santiago where we will observe the impressive activity of this volcano, following we will start the Nocturnal tour in the volcano, visiting the bats caves, which are tunes formed by lava eruptions. To end our day, we will have dinner in the antic Market of Masaya, while enjoying the famous Verbenas, a cultural event where locals and visitors are able to enjoy live music and typical dances presentations from different local dance groups. Return to Granada. Included meals today : Breakfast and dinner Accommodation at Hotel Plaza Colon**** We recommend starting the tour on Tuesdays; otherwise dinner in Las Verbenas would be replaced with dinner in Granada

Day 04 Granada-Managua (B)

transportation will pick you up at take you back to Managua. Included meals today: Breakfast. Recommended gear: Light clothes, rain jacket, comfortable walking shoes or hiking boots, mosquito repellant, sun protection. Departure: We recommend starting the tour on Tuesdays; otherwise dinner in Las Verbenas would be replaced with dinner in Granada

Prices Include
  • All transfer in modern vehicle with a/c from/to Managua including fresh bottled water
  • Three nights accommodation at hotel Plaza Colon including breakfast and local taxes.
  • Excursions as described in the tour program including all entrance fees.
  • English speaking tour guide from Day 1 to Day 3
  • All entrance fees for the visits as per description
  • Travel documentation with useful information
Prices Do Not Include
  • Tourist Card entering Nicaragua ( US$10.00 / Pers. )subject to change
  • Airport departure taxes from Managua airport ( approximately US$ 35.00/ pers. if not included already in the ticket fare
  • Beverages
  • tips and All extras and personal expenses
  • Rates are per person - double occupancy
  • Pries are per person based in double occupancy
  • Prices are subject to change without previous notice