Highlights of Nicaragua - 7 Days
The most important Nicaraguan destinations are known by many visitors, but understood by few. With the aid of one of our expert guide you will learn the inside story of León and Granada, and also have some free time to explore these colonial cities on your own with our quality hotels and all private transfers. This tour also visits UNESCO site León Viejo, the volcanic fumaroles at San Jacinto, the Masaya artisan’s market and the active cone of the Masaya Volcano National Park.
DAY 01: MANAGUA
Airport greeting by professional driver and private transfer to the upscale Villa Fontana neighborhood and the new Holiday Inn Express for lodging.
DAY 02: MANAGUA - LEON VIEJO - LEON
Private transfer with English speaking guide to the world heritage site León Viejo to visit the ruins of Nicaragua's first capital located at the base of the smoking Volcán Momotombo. Travel further north along the Maribios Volcanic Range to the tiny village of San Jacinto, to visit with its population and see their fumarolic fields, the result of a partially exposed volcanic vein beneath the surface. Transfer to León for a private guided tour of this ancient city. Lodging in the historic city center at Hotel El Convento.
DAY 03: LEON
Breakfast at hotel and day free to explore León. Lodging at Hotel El Convento.
DAY 04: LEON - MASAYA VOLCANO + MARKET - GRANADA
Breakfast at hotel and private transfer with guide to the cone of Santiago inside Masaya Volcano National Park to view inside the lava filled crater. Continue to Masaya, home of the world's finest hammocks, as well as wood, leather and clothing goods, at the Masaya Market. Continue to Nicaragua’s oldest European settlement, Granada founded in 1524. Private tour of Granada. Lodging in the historic center at Hotel Patio del Malinche.
DAYS 05-06: GRANADA
Breakfasts at hotel and two days to explore colonial Granada with lodging at the quiet Patio del Malinche.
DAY 07: GRANADA - MANAGUA
Breakfast at Hotel and private transfer with our driver to airport for flight home.
2017 Price per person in US$: (double occupancy)
High Season is Feb. 13-19, April 13-16 Dec. 16-31
All transfers in private vehicle with a/c and driver
All driver expenses
Assistance of an English speaking guide on tour days
All guide expenses
1 night lodging at Hotel Holiday Inn Express in Managua
2 nights lodging at the Hotel El Convento in León
3 nights lodging at the Hotel Patio del Malinche
Walking tour of León
Historical tour of León Viejo
Walking tour of colonial Granada
Visit to San Jacinto
Visit to Masaya Market
Visit to Volcán Masaya National Park
All museum and park admissions
17% hotel taxes
Tour does not include: Drinks, lunch or dinner. Assistance of a tour guide or transportation on free days in León and Granada, guide on transfer in and transfer out days. International flights or airport taxes. Travel insurance, tips, visas, or medical treatment.