Day Tours

 

Our excursions are especially designed for the individual tourist or group wanting to enjoy a one-day or half-day tour of one of Nicaragua’s many tour destinations. They feature Nicaraguan culture and tradition, live plants and animals, volcanology, sightseeing, still and video photography, shopping, and visiting native art exhibits. Our tour-guide will accompany you throughout your day and deliver the secrets of each destination. Unless specified otherwise, each excursion departs daily.

All rates subject to change without notice
Granada City Tour
The oldest city in the western hemisphere of the Americas, Granada was founded in 1524 by the conquistador Hernández de Cordoba. Once the business and shipping capital for the entire region, today Granada proudly remains as one of the las and truly colonial cities: an undiscovered jewel. On this excursion, we will visit the Casa de los Leones, San Francisco Convent and its Museum, with its vast exposition of pre-Columbian statutes and pottery, the colorful market, the charming cobblestone streets, and numerous architecturally significant churches and monuments. During our horse-carriage drive, your guide will not only focuses on the rich and existing history but also on the today's daily life of the "Granadinos".
Granada City Tour
Half day tour
Departure Granada $ 39 per person
Departure Managua $ 90 per person
Tour Includes: Land and Boat Transportation, horse carriage, Lunch, entrance fees at monuments, English/Spanish speaking tour-guide (German, French or other on request)
Operation days: Daily, minimum 2 persons

 

 

Granada and Isleta
The oldest city in the Americas, Granada, was founded in 1524 by the conquistador Hernández de Cordoba. once the business and shipping capital for the entire region. Today, after having been rebuilt numerous times, Granada proudly remains one of the last truly colonial cities. On this excursion, we will tour the Casa de los Leones, San Francisco Convent and Museum, the colorful market, the charming cobblestone streets, and numerous architecturally significant churches. Following our walking tour, we’ll embark on a boat tour of Granada’s famous Isletas, a chain of inhabited islands just off the shore of lake Nicaragua which are the remnants of aged volcanic activity. - Recommended gear: comfortable walking shoes and light clothing
Granada and Isletas
Price/Person
Departure Granada¾ Day  - $ 74
Departure Managua Full Day - $ 119
Tour Includes: Land and Boat Transportation, horse carriage, Lunch, entrance fees at monuments, English/Spanish speaking tour-guide (German, French or other on request)
Note: Full day tour from Managua or Montelimar
Operation days: Daily, minimum 2 persons


Classic Masaya & Catarina
This is an unforgettable day in rural Nicaragua. We begin by visiting the stunning and active Santiago crater and museum situated in the Masaya National Park, followed by a trip to Nicaragua’s most popular open-air crafts market located in Masaya and a lunch time sampling of traditional food (bocadillos). Then, we will drive through the famous “white pueblos”, including the town of Catarina, stopping at one of our country’s most stunning panoramic views, the Apoyo Lagoon. - Recommended gear: good walking shoes, sunscreen.
Classic Masaya & Catarina Full Day
Departure Granada $98 per person
Departure Managua $112 per person
   
Tour Includes: Land transportation, lunch, entrance fees at National Park and monuments, English/Spanish speaking tour-guide (German, French, or other on request)
Note: Ceramic town San Juan de Oriente and Iguana farm included.
Operation days: Daily, minimum 2 persons


León and León Viejo & Hot Springs

On the way to the historic and former capital city of León, we will pass beautiful views of Lake Managua, the impressive Momotombo volcano, and much of Nicaragua's agriculture heartland. While in León, we will enjoy the attraction of this cultural city, its many churches, monuments, markets, and learn about its rich history, including its most famous former resident Rubén Darío, Father of Nicaraguan poetry. After enjoying a pleasant walk through the colonial streets, we will enjoy our lunch at a typical restaurant. On our way back to our departure point, we will stop at the well known San Jacinto hot springs to observe the active volcanic phenomena of the “boiling soil”, located on the foot of the Telica-Rota volcanic chain.
Recommended gear: Sun protection, rain jacket, good walking shoes.
Departure : Daily

León and León Viejo & Hot Springs Full Day
Departure Granada $125 per person
Departure Managua $110 per person
   
Tour Includes: Land transportation, entrance fee at monuments and museum, lunch, English/Spanish speaking tour-guide (German, French or other on request)
Notes: Includes Cathedral tower visit, museum of art at Ortiz-Guardian, Ruben Dario’s House and Revolution museum.
Operation days: From Tuesday to Sunday, minimum 2 persons



Managua City Tour
During this half-day excursion we will see evidence of the 1972 earthquake on old Managua, as well as the emerging new capital that is growing rapidly. We will visit both the old and new Cathedrals, Lakes Managua and Xiloa, tour the recently renovated National Palace, home to Nicaragua's culture museum, and visit a thriving market. This tour presents the dramatic difference between the rich and the poor. Political propaganda can be seen everywhere. Managua, Nicaragua's capital, with more than 1/3 of the country’s population is a city that’s alive, growing rapidly, and shows the visitors daily life in an unforgettable way. - Recommended gear: light, comfortable clothing  
Managua City Tour ½ Day
Departure Granada $90 per person
Departure Managua $75 per person
Tour Includes: Land transportation, entrance fees at National Palast, Foot Springs museum, Lomas de Tiscapa, lunch, English/Spanish speaking tour-guide (German, French or other on request)
Note: New opening Sandino memorial
Operation days: Tuesday to Saturday, minimum 2 persons



The Cerro Negro and hot Springs of San Jacinto / Las Peñitas
Born in 1850, the Cerro Negro volcano ( Black mountain ) is one of the youngest volcanoes in the world. During the last 9 years it's violent activity has left permanent marks on the region. In 1992, lava ash completely covered León, the second largest city of Nicaragua. The las eruption was in August 199, when two new craters were formed. Hiking the lunar landscape of the volcano, descending it's crater, and admiring the surrounding landscape are an unforgettable and exciting experience. Middle to good physical condition is required by all participants. This tour will be combined with a visit to the San Jacinto boiling soils, testimony of the large and constant activity of the area OR a lunch stop at the Pacific beach of Las Peñitas where we will enjoy a succulent fresh fish front of the ocean - Recommended gear: solid hiking shoes, sun protection, drinking water.
The Cerro Negro and hot springs of San Jacinto Full Day
Departure Granada $128 per person
Departure Managua

$112 per person

Departure Leon $ 99 per person
Tour Includes: Land and 4x4 transportation, entrance fee at the Reserve and hot springs, lunch-package, English/Spanish speaking tour-guide (German, French or other on request)
Notes: Middle to good physical condition is required
Operation days: Daily. minimum 2 persons


The Cerro Negro and Las Peñitas Full Day
Departure Granada $125 per person
Departure Managua

$125 per person

Departure Leon

$96 per person

Tour Includes: Land transportation and 4x4 transportation, entrace at the Reserve and the hot springs, lunch-package, English/Spanish speaking tour-guide (German, French or other on request)
Notes: Middle to good physical condition is required
Operation days: Daily - minumum 2 persons


One Day on Ometepe
The early start in the morning will certainly to be compensated by this full day excursion, exploring the world biggest volcanic island in a fresh water lake.
We will drive first to the little port of San Jorge and enjoy a one hour smooth ferruy ride on the great Lake Nicaragua. At Moyogalpa, Ometepe's main town, we will continue our trip by land passing several villages, observing the rural daily life of the inhabitants with sceneries reminiscent of the middle age!!. At Altagracia, we will stop, visit the museum and learn about the rich Pre-Columbian past of the island, major encounter place by the Indian tribes.
At Playa Santo Domingo we will have a delicious meal served in front of this huge extension, second biggest lake in Latin America. In the afternoon, on the way back to Moyogalpa, we will stop at the legendary "Charco Verde" and observe some of the rich bird life of the area. Then we will return to mainland and transfer to your destination. - Recommended gear: comfortable walking shoes, water, sun protection, camera.
One Day on Ometepe Full Day
Departure Granada $152 per person
Departure Managua $165 per person
Departure San Juan del Sur $145 per person
Tour Includes: Land and water transportation, entrance fee at Natural Reserve, lunch, English/Spanish speaking tour-guide (German, French or other on request)
Operation days: Daily - minimum 2 persons


Islands of Zapatera and region

The island of Zapatera is the second largest located in the Great Lake of Nicaragua and it’s famous for its rich pre-Columbian history and archeological findings. This region was the meeting point and the exchange place of many Indian tribes traveling throughout Central and South America. Starting from the "Isletas" of Granada, this tour combines the visit to the pre-Columbian sites of “Muerto Island”, a refreshing bath in the waters of the great lake and a hike by the Zapatera lagoon, discovering at the same time the rustic rural life of this remote region of Nicaragua.
Recommended gear: Sun protection, rain jacket, good walking shoes.
Departure : Daily

Islands of Zapatera and region Full Day
Departure Granada $110 per person
Departure Managua $135 per person
   
Tour Includes: Land and water transportation, entrance fee at Natural Reserve, lunch, English/Spanish speaking tour-guide (German, French or other on request)
Operation days: Daily - minimum 2 persons

 

 


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