Overview

Affable Nicaragua embraces travelers with offerings of volcanic landscapes, colonial architecture, sensational beaches and pristine forests that range from breathtaking to downright incredible.

What’s included

• Meet and greet at airport
• Arrival and departure transfers
• 3 nights in Granada at Patio del Malinche Hotel or similar
• 2 nights in Ometepe Island at Finca San Juan de la Isla or similar
• 2 nights in San Juan de la Isla at El Victoriano Hotel or similar
• Daily breakfast
• Granada city tour
• Visit Masaya Volcano
• Visit Artisan Market
• Ometepe Island tour

Details

Duration: 8 days & 7 nights

Travel Style: Guaranteed Departures

Minimum Passengers: 2
Based on double occupancy

Type of Service: Shared
Small group experience | All travelers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Full itinerary
Please Note

While it is our intention to adhere to the route described, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable, to make alterations. On Day 1 of the tour you will be advised of any amendments.

Accommodations

Below is an example of the hotel we may use in this city. For the actual hotel your specific departure will be using, please check your voucher.

DAY 1 | (ARRIVAL)

Upon arrival in Managua, you will be met by a representative and escorted to your hotel in Granada. After checking in, you have the rest of the day at leisure to begin your exploration of the city, which is the third oldest settlement in the Western Hemisphere. Alternatively, enjoy the amenities of your hotel or just relax and rest up from your travels

| Overnight in Granada
DAY 2 | Granada City Tour

Join us in exploring and discovering the famous city of Granada established in 1524 by the Spaniard, Francisco Hernandez de Cordoba, and the oldest colonial city on mainland America and considered one of the prettiest cities in Latin America. Visit relevant sites and colonial buildings as well as the San Francisco Convent and Church founded in 1524, which preserves some of the most interesting indigenous ceramic and statue collections. You will hear stories from real pirates, like the infamous Henry Morgan, and their adventures in civil war stories that burned to ashes sacked and destroyed the city several times. You will also visit archeological treasures from Isla Zapatera, a primitive art exhibit, and historical display, La Polvora Fort, a warehouse built in 1748 to keep gunpowder. You will visit its old towers, which give you a beautiful view of the city. You will visit Xalteva Church where the Spaniards met the indigenous Xalteva population, from which it gets its name. This is the most antique part of Granada. The church was built during colonial times and because of its location, it was also used as a military fort.

| Overnight in Granada
|  Breakfast
DAY 3 | Masaya Volcano & Artisan Market

Following breakfast at your hotel, you will continue your explorations of Nicaragua with a visit to the country’s first national park, Masaya Volcano National Park. After an orientation at the interpretive center, you will travel to the summit of the volcano for panoramic views of the crater and the surrounding landscape. Descend the slopes of the volcano to browse the handmade wares at the Masaya arts and crafts market.

| Overnight in Granada
|  Breakfast
DAY 4 | Ometepe Island

Ometepe is currently one of the destinations admired by both local and international tourists for its nature, hospitality, beautiful landscapes, the two volcanoes, a rich archeological background, relaxing beaches, and its numerous nature reserves and forests that enjoy a high biodiversity.

| Overnight in Ometepe Island
|  Breakfast
DAY 5 | Ometepe Island

Take an unforgettable journey to one of the most beautiful places of Nicaragua. Ometepe Island is the biggest island in the world on a freshwater lake. Experience the lifestyle of the islander while visiting the Altagracia Church, a museum, pre-Columbian stone statues, Santa Domingo’s beach petroglyphs, and Charco Verde’s hiking trails. Chorotega, Nahuatl, and Mayans left a multitude of pre-Columbian artifacts spread all over the island, and Ometepe is considered one of the great rock art areas of the world due to the stone idols and many petroglyphs carved on basalt boulders.

| Overnight in Ometepe Island
|  Breakfast
DAY 6 | San Juan del Sur

Begin your morning with breakfast at your hotel. Today, you will be transferred to San Juan del Sur. This is an obligatory stopover for almost every traveler seeking for relaxation and lots of surfing on unspoiled beaches.

| Overnight in San Juan del Sur
|  Breakfast
DAY 7 | San Juan del Sur

Begin your morning with breakfast at your hotel. Spend the rest of the day as you please.

| Overnight in San Juan del Sur
|  Breakfast
DAY 8 | (DEPART)

Enjoy your final breakfast of this trip at your hotel. At the appropriate time, you will be transferred to the Managua airport for your onward flight.

 
|  Breakfast
Departures
Hotels
Hotel Patio del Malinche

Offering an outdoor swimming pool, Hotel Patio del Malinche is located in Granada. Free WiFi access, free daily breakfast and parking nearby are available. .

Each air-conditioned room here will provide you with a cable TV, air conditioning and a private comes with a hot-water shower. You will also find a desk, a safety deposit box and bed linen.

At Hotel Patio del Malinche you will find a garden, a terrace and a bar. Other facilities offered at the property include a tour desk, luggage storage and laundry facilities.

The property offers an airport shuttle service to and from the Augusto Cesar Sandino International Airport, located 21 mi away, for an additional fee.

Finca San Juan de la Isla

Offering a restaurant and a private beach area, San Juan de la Isla is located in Altagracia, just 1.4 mi from the main road. Free WiFi access, free private parking and views of Concepción volcano and the surrounding Lake Nicaragua are available.

Each room here will provide you with air conditioning and a terrace. Featuring a shower, private bathroom also comes with free toiletries. Extras include bed linen and a fan.

At San Juan de la Isla you will find a garden, a terrace and a bar. Other facilities offered at the property include a shared lounge, a tour desk and an ironing service. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including cycling, fishing and hiking.

Hotel Victoriano

The Hotel Victoriano is a beach-front property in San Juan del Sur Bay. Free breakfast is included, and the property features an outdoor pool and Wi-Fi access. The property is housed in a historic building from the nineteenth century.

The comfortable rooms are air-conditioned and feature a safe, cable TV and a minibar. Some rooms also have a balcony with sea views. The bathrooms are private and provide hot water and a hairdryer.

Other features include Victorian architecture and a Gold-Rush history gallery with famous characters such as Mark Twain, Cornelius Vanderbilt and Ruben Dario.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Useful info about our trips

  • UPGRADED HOTELS AVAILABLE (for an additional fee)

  • All tours and entrance fees are included

  • All taxes are included and NO HIDDEN FEES

  • International Airfare is not included, but we can book it for you at very competitive rates

  • Alterations

    A transfer fee may be assessed for alterations to packages, itineraries/tours and suggested arrival/departure dates

  • Price are based on double occupancy

    Prices are per person and based on double occupancy. All prices are expressed in US dollars. Prices for vacation packages are subject to change without notice.

  • All travel documents are the responsibility of the passenger.

  • Travel insurance is highly recommended.

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