Active adventure in Guanacaste & Nicaragua (10 days – 9 nights)

Do you love being active and getting to know a country on an individual track? Then this program is perfect for you. Secluded hotels have carefully been chosen for you to merge with the lush vegetation of Panama. Various adventures have been put together to guarantee you an exciting thrill during your stay in adventurous Panama.

Day 1: Liberia Airport – Rincón de la ViejaDay 1: Liberia Airport – Rincón de la Vieja

Today arrive at Daniel Oduber Quiros airport in Liberia (LIR).  Your driver will be expecting you, transfer southeast to Rincon de La Vieja Area. Arrive & check in at Hotel Hacienda Guachipelin 3*.

Rincón de la Vieja – Full Day PassDay 2: Rincón de la Vieja – Full Day Pass

Enjoy this great day full of adventure! this pass allows you to fill your day with adventure. You can choose for yourself what you would like to do. Among our activities we offer you the Canyon Canopy tour, Waterfalls Canyoning tour, Tubing adventure, thermal waters, hot springs, horseback riding, cowboy for one day, walking tours in the park, whatever you like, including a buffet-lunch in our restaurant. Selection of any of the following tours: canyon Canopy tour, Tubing adventure, thermal waters, hot springs, horseback riding, cowboy for one day, walking tours in the park, guides and equipment.

Rincón de la Vieja – Hike Rincón de la Vieja Volcano – Peñas Blancas – San Juan del SurDay 3: Rincón de la Vieja – Hike Rincón de la Vieja Volcano – Peñas Blancas – San Juan del Sur

Once in the park we visit the trail “Las Pailas”. / 3.2 km long, will enjoy the volcanic activity without having to climb to the crater. Here you will find a lot of trees and vegetation, such as elephant ear tree Cedar Cigar Box, Laurel and gumbo-limbo and others. You may see mammals such as raccoons, white-nosed coati, and agouti Central America as well as also the aforementioned bird species. Find small waterfalls, rapids, volcanic mud pools, hot springs, fumaroles and the “little volcano”. The transport we can arrange from the farm by car or ride to the main entrance of the park and back, the park only allows access on foot and is closed on Mondays. After this adventure you will be picked up and transferred to Peñas Blanca’s border between both countries Costa Rica and Nicaragua. Our driver will provide support to get your passport stamped, and will provide all the necessary assistance to cross the border and migration point. Meet your Nicaraguan driver, enter Nicaragua, from there transfer to San Juan del Sur which is a small and very nice typical fishermen port located at the south west. Arrival & check in at Hotel Pelican Eyes 4*, 1 double standard room ocean view, breakfast & taxes included.

San Juan del SurDays 4 to 6: San Juan del Sur

Free day to enjoy the beach, different tours and activities are available in the area: -Discover the surrounding beaches such as Maderas, Majagual, Marsella, and el Coco. Nights at Hotel Pelican Eyes 4*, 1 double standard room ocean view, breakfast & taxes are included.

San Juan del Sur – Granada CityDay 7: San Juan del Sur – Granada City

Today you will be transferred to Granada City. Transportation & taxes included. Arrival & check in at Hotel Bubu 4*, 1 double room with terrace (Upper floor), breakfast & taxes included.

 Granada City – Islander Day – Granada CityDay 8: Granada City – Islander Day – Granada City

Today, one Nicaragua Adventures partner will drive you to Lake Nicaragua for a great adventure in private ecological island. Transportations from Granada to dock`s Asese, local guide, kayaks, lunch, entrances fees & taxes included. Arriving at the lake you will take your personal kayak making your way to the private ecological island of Zopango. There are many beautiful islands in Lake Nicaragua and with rich flora and fauna, discover some of the 356 islands “isletas”. The islands were formed thousands years ago, after an eruption of nearby Mombacho volcano (now extinct). Many of the islands are now covered with lush tropical vegetation, some of them are inhabited by natives, others have vacation homes built on them, and yet others are still deserted. You will be able to observe some of the many species of tropical birds that live in the islands. The inhabitants “Isleños” live peacefully in simple yet decent conditions and dedicate themselves to fishing and small agriculture, and now to tourism. Arriving on the island, enjoy lunch and some free time. Not only are the islands a paradise but you will also have a magnificent view of the Mombacho Volcano. You will head back to the marina by way of motor boat. Then you will be transferred back to your Hotel. Overnight at Hotel Bubu 4*, 1 double room with terrace (Upper floor), breakfast & taxes are included.

Granada City – Mombacho Nature Reserve – Granada CityDay 9: Granada City – Mombacho Nature Reserve – Granada City

This morning wait in the lobby for our guide to enjoy the natural reserve Mombacho. Transportation, bilingual guide (half day), Mombacho entrance fee & taxes included. Mombacho Volcano Natural Reserve is a 1400 meters high Volcano. It’s been extinct for many years now, and it is totally covered with vegetation. This has created a rich ecosystem where within it live 50 species of mammals, 174 species of birds, 30 of reptiles and 750 species of flora. A powerful truck will drive all the way to the top of the extinct volcano. We will go through coffee plantations to the cloud forest, which offers exceptional sites to discover its flora and fauna. Once at the volcano top you will hike around one of the volcanoes’ 3 craters, along the “El Puma” trail (around 4-5 hours). On the way there are several lookouts that boast stunning views to the crater and its lush vegetation, the city of Granada, Masaya smoking volcano, Lake Nicaragua and the Islands. Howler monkeys can frequently be observed or heard. Overnight at Hotel Bubu 4*, 1 double room with terrace (Upper floor), breakfast & taxes are included.

Granada City – Managua AirportDay 10: Granada City – Managua Airport

Today you will be transferred to Managua Airport to catch your flight back home. Note: this is just a quotation, no arrangements have been made. Confirmation of hotels and other services i.e. domestic flights is subject to availability upon client’s confirmation. Please note that hotels in Nicaragua typically have 10-25 rooms in average, so the availability changes every day.

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