Nicaraguan traditions in luxury (9 days – 8 nights)

Nicaraguan Trip is ideal for those wishing to visit some wonderful and beautiful places that Nicaragua has to offer such as the colonial city of Leon, Lake Nicaragua and Granada, with lots of things to do and see on the way and in each location: Active volcanos as well as meeting friendly and accommodating people of Nicaragua! End the trip at Nicaragua’s most beautiful beachfront Lodge: Mukul Resort.

Included

  • Overnight at mentioned hotels or similar.
  • Transportation as stated on the itinerary (Days 1, 2, 3, 5, 6 and 9).
  • All activities with admissions from on days 2, 3 and 5 with local bilingual guide.
  • Meals as per description.
  • Local sales taxes.

Not included

  • International airfares.
  • Passenger taxes at the border/ airport (entrance, and exit local and int’l).
  • Other activities suggested but not included.
  • Travel insurance.

On your arrival at the International Airport in Managua, transfer you to your hotel El Convento in Leon. Driving time: around 2h30min. Arrival & check-in at Hotel El Convento 3* sup. Meals: –
Note: If you arrive in the evening it is best to spend the first night in Managua.

International Airport Managua - Leon CityDay 1: Arrive – International Airport Managua – Leon City

On your arrival at the International Airport in Managua, transfer you to your hotel El Convento in Leon. Driving time: around 2h30min. Arrival & check-in at Hotel El Convento 3* sup. Meals: –
Note: If you arrive in the evening it is best to spend the first night in Managua.

Leon City Tour – San Jacinto Boiling – Rum Flor de Caña VIP Tour - Leon CityDay 2: Leon City Tour – San Jacinto Boiling – Rum Flor de Caña VIP Tour – Leon City

This morning visit Leon and learn from your expert guide the history of this colonial jewel. Climb up to the roof at the imposing Cathedral for a sweeping view of the city and surrounding volcanoes, visit an art gallery considered one of the best museums of contemporary art in Central America and the house-museum of Ruben Dario, one of the most famous poets of the Spanish language among other sites of interest. Following your tour, we drive to Chichigalpa to visit the Flor de Caña rum factory. Without doubt the best rum made in Central America, exported to around 80 countries. Meet your private tour guide that will give you a custom made bottle of Centenario 18 with your name on it! Then you will be transported in an electrical car through the whole tour and will be introduced to the history of the rum from its very beginning to final process. On the road back to Leon, we make a detour to visit San Jacinto, a village located between 2 volcanoes and hosting the “Hervideros”, geysers whose vapor with 300°C leaves the entrails of the ground permanently. Overnight at Hotel El Convento. Meals: B

Leon Ruins or Leon Viejo - Masaya Active Volcano National Park – Masaya Market Handicraft- White Villages – Jicaro LodgeDay 3: Leon Ruins or Leon Viejo – Masaya Active Volcano National Park – Masaya Market Handicraft- White Villages – Jicaro Lodge

Breakfast and transfer to Jicaro Lodge in Lake Nicaragua! On the way visit Masaya area. First, visit the Masaya volcano National Park and its very active and fuming crater (currently hosting a lava lake!). Take a peek into the crater and observe this unique natural phenomena! You can also visit the Museum that offer interesting history and legends. Only a short distance is Masaya’s fine the Handicraft Market, where you can enjoy the creativity from local artisans and may even purchase souvenirs at reasonable prices. The cultural experience continues with a visit to the typical White Villages: Enjoy panoramic views of Apoyo Lagoon, Granada and Lake Nicaragua; later take part of creating beautifully handmade souvenirs with a local family. Arrive in Granada City, and continue by boat to one of the private islands in Lake Nicaragua hosting the luxurious: Jicaro Lodge 4*. Meals: B-L-D

Free day at Jicaro Lodge!Day 4:  Free day at Jicaro Lodge!

Day at leisure in this beautiful Lodge! Enjoy swimming on the pool and spend a relaxing morning on the deck enjoying the sun and fresh breeze of the Lake. Optional activities can be arranged like boat ride or kayak tour in Lake Nicaragua, cooking class, yoga, etc. Overnight at Jicaro Lodge. Meals: B-L-D

Jicaro Lodge - Granada City Tour – Mombacho Volcano Natural Reserve - Jicaro LodgeDay 5: Jicaro Lodge – Granada City Tour – Mombacho Volcano Natural Reserve –  Jicaro Lodge

In the morning take the boat transfer to the Asese Port, where our driver and bilingual guide will be waiting for you to go to Mombacho Reserve, a volcano that has been extinct for many years now and is totally covered with vegetation. A powerful truck will drive all the way to the top of the volcano. We will go through coffee plantations to the cloud forest and will hike around one of the volcanoes’ 3 craters, along the “Crater” trail (around 1h30 hike). On the way, enjoy impressive views of the city of Granada, Masaya smoking volcano, Lake Nicaragua and the Islands. Back in Granada, we will visit the city’s main landmarks such as The San Francisco Convent, La Polvora, Central park and enjoy 360-degree views from Iglesia La Merced’s tower. Also enjoy a ride in a traditional horse-drawn carriage which will make you feel as you were in the old colonial times! Then transfer back to Assesse port to take the boat to Jicaro Lodge. Meals: B-D

Jicaro Lodge - Mukul Resort Tola BeachDay 6: Jicaro Lodge – Mukul Resort Tola Beach

This morning, leave Jicaro Lodge by boat and arrive at the port where we will be expecting you to transfer you to Tola area. Accommodation at the most luxury hotel in Nicaragua: Mukul Resort 5*. Meals: B

Free days at Mukul ResortDays 7 and 8: Free days at Mukul Resort

Days at leisure at this stunning beautiful resort! Enjoy the private beach and take advantage of the amenities offered by this world first-class resort. Nights at Mukul Resort. Meals: B

Mukul Resort - Managua airportDay 9: Mukul Resort – Managua airport

Today you will be transferred to the international Managua airport to board your flight back to your country. An extension to other areas of Nicaragua or Costa Rica via Peñas Blancas is available. Please consult with our Sales Agent!

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