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This trekking tour takes you to the most beautiful places and the highest volcanoes!
Day 1 - Managua to Matalgalpa
We will meet at the airport and you will be transferred to Matagalpa where you will have dinner.
Day 2 - El Arenal
After breakfast we will departure to El Arenal where we will start our first trekking that will take about 6 hours. We will learn about the history and the farm workers’ way of productions of this zone. During lunch time there is some time to relax and a typical lunch and after we will continue our trekking having a view of the mountainous and freshest rows of the Reserve Datanli. After we return to Matagalpa you will have dinner at your hotel.
Day 3 - Matalgalpa to Finca La Sombra
You will be transferred to the area of The Dalia in Matagalpa, we will continue to La Sombra Mountain Hotel, member of the Wild Private Reserves networks alliance and the Wild Private Reserves of Latin America. We will make a trek through the area of forests and mountains, births of creeks and crossing of the Caratera River, forming two imposing cascades of the property: The Eden and The Sparrow-hawk. In addition to the traditional cultivation of the coffee, there are also strawberries, blueberries, vegetables and flower of Jamaica in this area. At night we will have dinner with music and rural groups next to the bonfire.
Day 4 – Reserva Bosawás
Today after breakfast we will start a trek to El Macizo de Peñas Blancas Mountain an impressive part of the reservation Biosphere of Bosawás and will take us about 6 hours. The area includes one of the highest mountains of Nicaragua and it is known by his majestic and exuberant nature, where you will find abundant ecosystems that include tropical forest and cloudy forest, cracked, big ravines, centenary trees, species in extinction, fauna and varied flora. All meals today are included as well as the overnight at La Sombra Eco Lodge.
Day 5 – Playa de las Peñitas
Start the day with a good breakfast so you will be able to continue the trekking today to Estelí. We will go to the viewing-point and the big Sculpture of Stone, done by peasant of this area in a period of 40 years. Continuing the trek towards the colonial city of León where we will have lunch and visit Las Peñitas Beach. After we will have dinner and overnight.
Day 6 - Isla Juan Venido
After breakfast we will continue through the beautiful city of León and we will go to the Beach of Las Peñitas tackle a kayak. With the kayak we will go to the Refuge of Vida Silvestre Juan Venado where we will observe the forest of swamps and the birds, crocodiles, crabs and other crustaceans that live in this region. You will be able to relax and sunbath on the virgin beach and during the months August through December there is a possibility to observe the Paslamas Turtles at night coming to seashore to spawn on the beach. After this sort of relaxed day we will return to León for dinner and overnight.
Day 7 – San Cristóbal
In the morning after breakfast you will be transferred to San Cristóbal Volcano and we will arrive on approximately 700 meter and we will continue the trekking to reach the top on 1640 meters which will take us about 6 hours. The path to the top is steeped and wooden site which is little visible. There will be a lunch box for you and after reaching the top we will return to León for dinner and overnight.
Day 8 – León to Managua to Laguna de Apoyo
After breakfast we will make a cultural trip to one of the most important cities and we will visit the most beautiful Cathedral of Nicaragua where the great poet Rubén Darío is buried. You will also visit the indigenous neighborhood of Subtiava and admire the Volcanic Pacific Chain of Nicaragua where the Momotombo Volcano with its impressive form, constitutes the origin of the living areas around. Another attraction is the marvelous panoramic scenic of Lake Managua. Continuing the tour we will visit the ruins of León Viejo, declared by the UNESCO Patrimony of the Humanity and go to Managua for a short visit and lunch at a local restaurant. After our visit in Managua we will continue to Apoyo Lagoon for dinner and overnight.
Day 9 - Laguna de Apoyo
In the early morning we will leave towards an eco tourist site called “El Chocoyero”. When arriving at the eco tourist site we will walk through the narrow paths in the thick woods where we can observe the Chocoyos (parakeets) who nest here all the time and rest under the leafy trees. After lunch we will continue to the Laguna de Apoyo where we can enjoy a beautiful afternoon in a water bike. After this wonderful day we will return to the hotel and dinner will be served to you.
Day 10 - Laguna de Apoyo to Isla de Ometepe
After breakfast we will departure to San Jorge Port where we will aboard the boat to Ometepe Island. Arriving at Ometepe Island we will walk around the Concepción Volcano and have lunch. After lunch we will visit some archeological sites and have dinner at the hotel of your choice for overnight.
Day 11 - Volcano Maderas
You will depart to the Biological Station after breakfast for a trekking on the Maderas Volcano which is 1400 meters high. There is a lunch box available for you and after returning there will be a nice bed ready for you in the hotel.
Day 12 - Ometepe to Granada
In the morning after breakfast you will be returning to the San Jorge Port from where we will depart to Granada for a Cultural City Tour. We will go towards the pier with a horse-drawn carriage for a boat ride along the Lake of Nicaragua. Taking you back to the eighteenth century, the city of Granada can be distinguished by its Colonial architecture. We will visit the Church and Archaeological museum of the Convent of San Francisco, the Cathedral, Church and Xalteva Square, Church “La Merced”, Church of Guadalupe, the fortress “La Pólvora”, are part of the architectonical beauty of the colonial building displayed in the city.
Day 13 - Volcano Mombacho
After breakfast you will departure to the Mombacho Volcano for a 3 hour trekking and canopy. In the afternoon you will return to Granada and the time is yours to spend free.
Day 14 - Granada
Today is a free day and there is time for some personal activities.
Day 15 - Granada to Managua
After breakfast you will be taken to the international airport in time for your flight.
Included in the price
• 14 Nights at 4* or 3* Hotel (breakfast included) • Tours and visits specified with entrance fees • All meals except on day 14 • Private Car • Bilingual guide • Ferry to Ometepe
Not Included in the price
• International flights & Insurance • Tips • Meals and drinks not mentioned • Optional excursions • Taxes