This is a circuit for adventurers looking for a direct contact with the adrenaline, visit three volcanoes, two of them active. In addition to visiting attractions such as León and the city of Granada, you will have the opportunity to perform Sandboarding, an extreme sport that consists of descending on the slopes of the Cerro Negro volcano with a special table. You can also visit the Masaya volcano, where the legend is one of the gates to the world. Other destinations to visit will be the Volcan Mombacho biological reserve where Las Flores organic coffee is produced, and you can observe birds and a privileged view of Lake Nicaragua and the islets of Granada.
DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN NICARAGUA
Reception at Augusto C-Sandino International Airport, Managua, at the time of arrival of your flight, our driver will receive it with a sign with your name, Depending on your flight schedule this day or the last one offers to make a City tours in the city of Managua and its historic center, approximate time 3 to 4 hours.
Accommodation in Managua
DAY 2: VOLCÁN CERRO NEGRO TOUR, LEON’S CITY
Transfer to Cerro Negro volcano (León) from Cerro Negro volcano: this is the youngest volcano in Central America, located in the department of León, besides being one of the most active in the region. In this part of the tour you can practice sandboarding, this is the only volcano in the world where you can do this activity. Before going to the most inclined part to carry out the descent of the volcano, you can practice inside the crater. After the descent of the volcano you will visit the beautiful Las Peñitas beach, the perfect place to have lunch with a beautiful view of this beach located in the Pacific Ocean.
León Tour: You will visit places such as León Cathedral, the central park, El Calvario church, La Recolección church, National Palace of Culture, where the National Archive, the National Library and the National Museum are located.
Arrival in Managua. Accommodation in Managua / B-L
DAY 3: TOUR TO THE MASAYA VOLCANO, CRAFTS MARKET
Departure from the hotel to make the tour to the Masaya volcano: This is one of the 7 active volcanoes in the country. With an area of 54 square kilometers that includes 2 volcanoes and 5 craters, it is the only volcano in the western hemisphere where you can reach the crater by car; Its crater has an altitude of 635 meters and continuously emits large amounts of sulfur dioxide gas; it also maintains an incandescence inside due to a lake of persistent lava. It is known as one of the 6 gates to in erno, the product of legends in times of Spanish conquest. In addition to them you can go through the museum of the volcano where you will know the history of this colossus. Next, you will visit the Craft Market of Masaya, this is an interesting place to get Nicaraguan handmade souvenirs and enjoy folklore shows. It is a friendly setting with many small locals full of colorful memories. Lunch
Transfer to visit the viewpoint of Catarina: Catarina is a town near Masaya, overlooking the Laguna de Apoyo. Catarina is famous for its majestic view of the lagoon, as well as its nurseries. The viewpoint of Catarina is one of the highest hills surrounding the Laguna de Apoyo, and the view from here is very good. You can see the whole lagoon, as well as the Lake of Nicaragua that is behind it. The Mombacho volcano that surrounds the lake is also present in this view.
Free afternoon to rest or explore the beautiful streets of the city.
Transfer to Granada, arrival at the hotel and check in. Free afternoon to rest or explore the beautiful streets of the city.
Accommodation in Granada / B-L
DAY 4: GRANADA CITY, LAKE OF NICARAGUA
Departure from the hotel for a cultural walk through Granada: you will get to know the central park of Granada, the cathedral, the Chocolate museum, the San Francisco convent, the old Granada hospital.
Next, a tour of the Isletas de Granada will be made: The Isletas de Granada is considered one of the most attractive natural paradises in Nicaragua. It is an archipelago of more than 365 islets in the Great Lake of Nicaragua or Lake Cocibolca, which are presumed to have been formed thousands of years ago by the eruption of a volcano. Traveling in a small boat on the islets is an attractive, fun and relaxed way to travel the narrow canals that separate the islands and appreciate in all its splendor part of the immensity of the Great Lake of Nicaragua, Lunch, Visit to the Mombacho Volcano. This afternoon we headed down the steep slopes to the biological station of Mombacho volcano, where we walked through the lush cloud forests on the crater trail, listening carefully to their guide sharing the myths and legends of the volcano. As the clouds rise, we are rewarded with the spectacular view of Lake Nicaragua and Granada. The volcano is home to a wide variety of wildlife such as: sloth monkeys, deer, birds and reptiles.
5:30 pm return to the city of Granada
Accommodation in Granada / B-L
DAY 5: TRANSFER TO THE AIRPORT
At the agreed time; We will take you from your hotel in Granada to the International Airport, to take your flight back home, Depending on the time of your flight this day or the last one offers to make a City tours in the city of Managua and its historic center, approximate time 3 to 4 hours.
Accommodation and hotel taxes
Private / shared transport
Tours Volcanoes Masaya – Cerro Negro
Local Guide Service
- Wi-Fi in vehicles
- 1 bottle of water per person
- SandBoarding team
- Food described in each itinerary (Breakfast)
- All entries to places to visit
- City of Leon Tours
- Visit Playa las peñitas
- Visit to the Masaya volcano and viewpoint of Catarina
- City tour Granada
- Visit to Mombacho Volcano
- City tours Managua
- Transport in modern fleet (with air conditioning and GPS)
Does not include
- Entry tax to Nicaragua of $ 14.
- Tours not detailed in the program.
- Travel insurance, medical assistance.
- Personal expenses (Laundry and telephone calls).
- Feeding not detailed in the program (Dinner)
- Tips and other similar expenses.
- Any other expense not established in the program.
- Travel with a passport with a minimum validity of 6 months.
- Travel with a passport photocopy.
- Pay the entrance tax to Nicaragua of $ 14 upon arrival.
- Change the currency when arriving at the country in local banks.
- Have emergency numbers at hand.
- Acquire travel insurance or assistance.
- Comfortable clothes for hiking.
- Wear sunscreen (Blocker, goggles, hat or cap).
RECOMMENDATIONS VOLCAN CERRO NEGRO
- The minimum age for the tour is 12 years (accompanied by a responsible adult)
- Wear comfortable clothes (long pants or shorts)
- Footwear for walking on mountain or tennis routes
- Bring a bathing suit, towel (To visit Peñitas beach)
- Bring water.
- Take a snack (such as chocolates, seeds, nuts, energy bars)
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