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Full day tour: Granada City + Boat ride+Handicraft Market+Lava TourDay Trips

Full day tour: Granada City + Boat ride+Handicraft Market+Lava Tour

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Live this eco colonial and volcanic adventure enjoying 3 tours paying only for one. Give yourself the luxery of having your own local tour guide who is knowledgeable, fluent in English who also provides a personal approach. On top of that offers safe private transportation. Explore the islets on lake Granada-Nicaragua, the majestic colonial architecture of the city and feel the adrenaline of taking a stuning picutre with the orange color of the lava in the background at the active volcano in Masaya. Activities: Picture taking /Bird watching/Nature tour Boat ride on lake Granada/Nicaragua ( you get to actualluy get off in one of the islets to visit the historic san pablo fortress) Walking tour downtown/hall of churches and chocolate museum. Visit to La merced church and its view point from bell tower. Lunch at la calzada street ( not included). Visit to Masaya volcano at night. ( take breath taking pictures on the top of the hill with the lava in the background.( Sunset beholding)
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$68.00
Price varies by group size
From
US$68.00
Price varies by group size

Full-Day Whitewater Rafting Sarapiqui Jungle Run Class 3-4 from La FortunaDay Trips

Full-Day Whitewater Rafting Sarapiqui Jungle Run Class 3-4 from La Fortuna

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Take a wet and wild ride down the Sarapiquí River on a thrilling white-water rafting tour! Paddle your way through Class III and IV rapids while surrounded by the lush tropical scenery of the Costa Rican rain forest. Refuel with a tropical snack on the river bank, and reward your white-water victory with a hearty lunch at an authentic restaurant. The tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off from La Fortuna.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$95.00
From
US$95.00

Somoto Canyon from LeónDay Trips

Somoto Canyon from León

From Leon, a guided tour is the easiest way to visit Somoto Canyon in a day. The 4-hour drive flies by in the comfort of a private climate-controlled vehicle, and your time exploring the rivers, gorges, and waterfalls of Somoto Canyon is made fun and safe with a guide. This tour includes all equipment for a relaxing float down the canyon, too.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$76.93
From
US$76.93

Day Trip to Ometepe Island from ManaguaDay Trips

Day Trip to Ometepe Island from Managua

With this tour from Managua, it’s easy to visit Ometepe in just one day. Private transportation and an efficient itinerary take you to the island’s top sights, including the Ojo de Agua mineral spring, Chaco Verde nature reserve, and Santo Domingo Beach. Plus, going with a tour streamlines somewhat tricky transportation, including a ferry ride.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$106.17
From
US$106.17

Volcanoes Full DayDay Trips

Volcanoes Full Day

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Explore Nicaragua’s volcanic landscape on this all-day guided tour. After a convenient hotel pickup, head to Mombacho volcano and learn about its forest-covered craters, monkeys, and other wildlife from an informative guide. Take a dip, sunbathe on a swim platform, or paddle board in Laguna Apoyo, where you’ll enjoy lunch included in the tour price. End the day by peering over the lip of a crater at Masaya National Park.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
From
US$154.83
From
US$154.83

Leon Day Trip from ManaguaDay Trips

Leon Day Trip from Managua

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Explore León, a Nicaraguan colonial city, on this full-day sightseeing trip from Managua. With a knowledgeable local guide, visit the Rubén Darío Museum to learn about Nicaragua's most famous writer and tour the Ortiz Guardian Foundation's art center to further understand Nicaraguan culture and artistry. Stroll through two separate UNESCO World Heritage sites, the Baroque Cathedral of León and León Viejo (León's Old Town). Round-trip transportation from Managua hotels is included. 
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$141.57
Price varies by group size
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US$141.57
Price varies by group size

SOMOTO Canyon Tour, Nicaragua (2-3 persons)Day Trips

SOMOTO Canyon Tour, Nicaragua (2-3 persons)

The Somoto Canyon is one of the oldest rock formations in Central America. It offers an alternative and rustic tourism where you can make the tour on the rock, while enjoying the flow of its waters with an unparalleled landscape.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$96.52
From
US$96.52

Private Cerro Negro Volcano SandboardingDay Trips

Private Cerro Negro Volcano Sandboarding

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Strap on a board and get ready for fun during a private 6-hour sand boarding trip on the slopes of Cerro Negro Volcano. Admire the striking landscape near Managua on your way to the volcano, making one-hour ascent by foot to the 1,600-foot (500-meter) summit. After soaking up great views, grab your board and rocket down the steep surface of the volcano, zooming downwards on an adrenaline-fueled, 5-minute, ride you’re sure to remember for years to come. Your adventure also includes a private guide and vehicle and round-trip hotel transport.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$187.00
Price varies by group size
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US$187.00
Price varies by group size

4-Hour Apoyo Lagoon TourDay Trips

4-Hour Apoyo Lagoon Tour

A quick tour to Apoyo Lagoon from Managua is an ideal choice for travelers who are short on time but don’t want to miss out on any top Nicaragua attractions. Travel safely and quickly with private transportation, and then enjoy free time swimming, kayaking, or sunbathing at the volcanic lagoon once you arrive. Thoughtful inclusions like lunch, entrance fees, and hotel pickup give this tour good value.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$76.41
From
US$76.41

Boat tour + Granada City +Masaya Volcano Night Tour Day Trips

Boat tour + Granada City +Masaya Volcano Night Tour

Enjoy this guided private tour at Masaya and granada area and take advantage of doing 3 tours paying only for one. Behold the amazing sunset and see how the sun hides behind the peak of the active volcano. See the lava and take stunning pictures with the lava as the background. Learn about the history and culture from locals and Masaya volcano itself at the museum located in the park. Go back to nature and enjoy your private tour with a bilingual local guide for about 6 to 8 hours. Live the adventure and meet a cute family of monkey in one of the islets. Get off the boat and learn about the fortress San Palo built more than 250 years ago. Walking tour in the city of Granada to see the hall of colonial churches so you learn about the Spanish colonization and its majestic architecture. Have a free taste of a special chocolate drink at the Chocolate museum and discover the real history of chocolate.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$68.00
Price varies by group size
From
US$68.00
Price varies by group size

Cerro Negro and Asososca LagoonDay Trips

Cerro Negro and Asososca Lagoon

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Experience one of the region’s most unusual adventure sports as you race down Cerro Negro—“black hill”—on a custom-made volcano board. Speed over the sand and ash of this young volcano, which was formed in a single day of lava eruption in 1850, on a safe and exhilarating sandboard ride. Afterward, take a refreshing dip in the crystal-clear water of Asososca Lagoon.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$59.33
From
US$59.33

Peñas Blancas and BosawasDay Trips

Peñas Blancas and Bosawas

This big rocky mountain range is placed among La Dalia, Rancho Grande (Matagalpa) towns and El Cuá town (Jinotega), in the north of the country. Peñas Blancas is one of the 6 protected areas which form the Biosphere Reserve Bosawás, one of the key elements in the Mesoamerican biological corridor. It takes up the 14% of national territory, it has 20000 km2 of tropical and cloud forest and it hosts the 3,5% of world biodiversity, among which a lot of species in danger of extinction, such as jaguar and puma. Among its population, we can find the Mayagna and Miskita indigenous people, that have been living in harmony with nature for centuries and have been fighting for the conservation of the forest. Nowadays these communities are strongly threatened by the indiscriminate deforestation, the illegal land appropriation and the quick growing of the agriculture border.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$335.13
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US$335.13

Corinto: Sand & Pueblo Shore ExcursionDay Trips

Corinto: Sand & Pueblo Shore Excursion

-Discover the untold history of Corinto. -Experience history in this short visit. -Find hidden archeological secrets of Nicaragua. -Touch the black sands of Pasocaballos beach. The tour begins walking in Corinto town. During this walking time you will have time to purchase some souvenirs around the central park. Then, we will go to the historic village of El Realejo founded in 1532 in the first years of the Spanish colonization. During a short walk in the streets of this poor town you will discover some hidden vestiges of one of the first colonial settlements in Nicaragua. You will see from the outside the ruins of San Francisco convent. After that, we will stop at Pasocaballos beach and walk on the black sandy beach for some minutes, here you will enjoy of a cold drinks under a palm tree rancho on the beach. Finally, we will return on time to your ship in Corinto.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$97.44
Price varies by group size
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US$97.44
Price varies by group size

León City tour and Mud pools of San JacintoDay Trips

León City tour and Mud pools of San Jacinto

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Get the most out of your visit to historic León with a narrated tour of the colonial city center. Meet at a convenient central location and follow a guide on a half-day excursion visiting the city’s most important museums and landmarks. Cap off your day with a trip to the San Jacinto mud pools, outside the city, where you’ll witness evidence of Nicaragua’s volcanic turbulence.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$33.34
From
US$33.34

Boat ride + Colonial city tour at Granada+Catarina lookoutDay Trips

Boat ride + Colonial city tour at Granada+Catarina lookout

Experience the wonderful combination of a eco-colonial adventure. With this outdoor activity you will be in touch with nature doing a boat rider by the small islands on lake granada and the beautiful view from Catarina lookout overssen the reserve laguna de apoyo. Also admire the exquisite architecture from the colonial churches and building of 1600s and learn bout our history/culture. • We will take you to an adventure of 6-7 Hours Private Tour  narrated by your Bilingual Local guide and driver.( This is private we are not picking up anybody else) • Sightseeing/walking tour main cathedrals and atractions including the chocolate museum. • Learn about the history of chocolate in the chocolate museum and Have a free taste of a special chocolate drink.( have the chance to buy chocolate cigars, coffee and more) • Exciting hour of Boat tour on lake Nicaragua( visiting a family of monkeys in one of the isletas and getting off the boat on fortress San Pablo). Visit lookout catarina.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$68.00
Price varies by group size
From
US$68.00
Price varies by group size

Cerro Negro Volcano Sandboarding, Nicaragua (2- 3 persons)Day Trips

Cerro Negro Volcano Sandboarding, Nicaragua (2- 3 persons)

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Cerro Negro Volcano Offers a unique experience in the world: Sandoboarding on ash from one of the most active volcanoes in Nicaragua. We promise you a tour full of adventure and adrenaline.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$96.52
From
US$96.52

Charming Leon Outdoor - Culture, Nature and Fun Day Trips

Charming Leon Outdoor - Culture, Nature and Fun

San Jacinto Mud pods, Let's walk the fumarolic field and see the mud pits of different sizes, depths, and colors. See nature's force in action as the mud bubbles and churns, spitting up geysers of steam in addition to learning with the locals to make the very popular tortillas. Let's enter the spirits of colonial days exploring the ruins of old Leon, one of the oldest Spanish colonial settlements in the Americas so-called "American Pompey" founded by Spanish in 1524 and abandoned in 1610. Learn how indigenous people of the Imabite tribe used to live, their culture and more. Take a short walk in the old Momotombo Port and see Managua lake and the historical Momotombo volcano nearby. Enjoy swimming in the warm water of a gorgeous volcanic crater lagoon "Laguna del Tigre" also known as Asososca Lagoon and enjoy nature. and just before hitting back to Leon let's stop and try our typical dessert "Quesillo" in a small artisan town.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$112.83
Price varies by group size
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US$112.83
Price varies by group size

Discover Chinandega from Corinto Shore ExcursionDay Trips

Discover Chinandega from Corinto Shore Excursion

Discover the untold history of Chinandega. Experience history in this exclusive tour. Explore almost unknown places of Nicaragua. Find hidden archeological secrets of Chinandega. Get to know the colonial life style of the port. The tour begins with a visit to the historic village of El Realejo founded in the first years of the Spanish colonization. You will discover some hidden vestiges. After this, we will go to Chinandega city to visit the pre-Columbian art Chorotega Nicarao museum with its extensive collection of ceramic, lithic and gold. Next we will visit El Viejo town. You will have the chance to taste a local specialty: Rosquillas Viejanas (handmade rings made from crunchy cornmeal). After this we will visit the basilica church. Then, we will visit the church of the patron saint of Chinandega: Santa Ana and you will be able to buy some souvenirs and handicrafts in the shop opposite the church. Finally we will return on time to your ship in Corinto.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$97.44
Price varies by group size
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US$97.44
Price varies by group size

Leon and Old Town Leon TourDay Trips

Leon and Old Town Leon Tour

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If you only have a day in Leon, this tour from Managua is a great option. Visit top Leon sites like the Leon Cathedral and Museo Ortiz-Gurdian Art Foundation, in addition to natural attractions on the outskirts of the city including a vista point of Momotombo volcano and the San Jacinto Volcanic Fields. Throughout the tour, a guide shares information you might miss if visiting on your own, creating a richer experience.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$223.00
From
US$223.00

A great tour day for the ISLAND OF OMETEPE.Day Trips

A great tour day for the ISLAND OF OMETEPE.

We are a company that works honestly and with certified guides, currently we are also certified park rangers, our services are top quality
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  • 4 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$72.70
From
US$72.70

Private Daytrip In Leon And Ruins Of Leon From ManaguaDay Trips

Private Daytrip In Leon And Ruins Of Leon From Managua

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This private tour of Leon offers incredible sightseeing value: all transportation are included—even if you’re coming from Managua. Plus, going on a private tour means unlimited attention from your guide as you hit top sights such as the Leon Cathedral, Museum of Legends and Traditions, and the Ruins of Leon.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$93.80
Price varies by group size
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US$93.80
Price varies by group size

Granada Isletas +Colonial City tourDay Trips

Granada Isletas +Colonial City tour

Experience the wonderful combination of a eco-colonial adventure. With this outdoor activity you will be in touch with nature doing a boat rider by the small islands on lake granada and the beautiful view from Catarina lookout overssen the reserve laguna de apoyo. Also admire the exquisite architecture from the colonial churches and building of 1600s and learn bout our history/culture. • We will take you to an adventure of 6-7 Hours Private Tour narrated by your Bilingual Local guide and driver.( This is private we are not picking up anybody else) • Sightseeing/walking tour main cathedrals and atractions including the chocolate museum. • Learn about the history of chocolate in the chocolate museum and Have a free taste of a special chocolate drink.( have the chance to buy chocolate cigars, coffee and more) • Exciting hour of Boat tour on lake Nicaragua( visiting a family of monkeys in one of the isletas and getting off the boat on fortress San Pablo).
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$68.00
Price varies by group size
From
US$68.00
Price varies by group size

3 full days tour at Granada, Masaya and Leon area from ManaguaDay Trips

3 full days tour at Granada, Masaya and Leon area from Managua

With this 3 full days tour boundle you get to visit the top travelers picks worry - free with your own local tour guide who is knowledgeable, fluent in English, provides a personal approach and safe private transportation. Places to visit. Day 1 .Granada Area. Here you will be in contact with nature by enjoying a nice boat ride on lake granada. Have a guided walking tour in the colonial city. As a last spot to visit you will feel a nice breeze and hiking at Catarina lookout . Day 2. Leon Area. The ruins of Leon to learn abut the colonization in Nicaragua also will visit the current city of leon and walk on top of the roof of the cathedral and learn from our culture at Museum Ruben Dario and Arrechavala. Day 3 Masaya area. Visit the Handicraft market, main square, Coyotepe fortress. Relax floating on a wooden platform at Apoyo lagoon where you can do kayaking, swiming. Finaly you will take stuning picutes with the orange lava in the background from the crater at Masaya volcano.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$271.45
Price varies by group size
From
US$271.45
Price varies by group size

Corinto Shore: Colonial Leon Private Story Tour Day Trips

Corinto Shore: Colonial Leon Private Story Tour

Leon was founded in 1524 by Spanish conquerors, but it had to be moved in 1610 about 30 miles west where is now our destination. Travel with me and you won’t get long boring history talks, but personal professional and dedicated service besides anecdotes and fascinating stories. 16 years working in a beautiful city and country, I am willing and happy to show you the best of this colonial town. Let's explore Leon and hear about 495 years and its evolution from colonial slavery to North American’s intervention, Sandinista revolution, Contra revolution and more, exploring our art gallery beside the largest Catedral in Central America declared a world heritage site. On the way back to the port we will detour to San Jacinto Mud pods viewing the mud pits of different sizes, depths, and colors. See nature's force in action as the mud bubbles and churns, spitting up geysers of steam. Now we are ready! Thank you very much.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$184.62
Price varies by group size
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US$184.62
Price varies by group size

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