Nicaragua coming from Costa Rica
04 days / 03 nights
Begins in Peñas Blancas Border (Costa Rica/Nicaragua) and ends at Managua International Airport.
Visit San Juan del Sur, Catarina, Granada and Masaya.
If you’re in Costa Rica and planning on visiting Nicaragua, this tour is waiting for you. Our services start at Peñas Blancas Border and finish at Managua International Airport.
- Explore the beach town of San Juan del Sur with its beautiful bay and outstanding sunsets.
- Enjoy great views of our volcanic landscape at the artisan town of Catarina, from where you can see Apoyo crater lagoon, Mombacho volcano and Granada.
- Discover the colonial city of Granada, one of the oldest cities in America.
- Enjoy the tropical paradise of Las Isletas, an archipelago of 365 islets on Lake Cocibolca.
- Go to the edge of an active crater by vehicle at Masaya Volcano National Park.
DAY 01 Peñas Blancas (Costa Rica/Nicaragua) – San Juan Del Sur
Greeting at your arrival at Peñas Blancas Border. Transfer to San Juan del Sur. Once a quiet, fishing village, San Juan del Sur was a popular tourist stop for gold prospectors headed to California in the 1850s. Nowadays, San Juan del Sur is one of Nicaragua’s most popular destinations. The long waterfront is lined with delicious seafood restaurants, markets and decks overlooking the bay. Check-in at the hotel and afternoon at leisure.
DAY 02 San Juan Del Sur – Catarina – Granada
Breakfast at the hotel. We’ll start our journey to the colonial city of Granada. On our way, we will visit the artisan town of Catarina, from where you can marvel with the amazing views of Apoyo lagoon, Mombacho Volcano and Granada.
After the check-in, we will explore the city of Granada, one of the oldest cities in America, founded in 1524 on the shores of Lake Cocibolca. We will visit the museum at San Francisco Convent, which houses an important collection of historical artifacts and paintings, like the 28 pre-Columbian statues from Zapatera Island, dating from the years 800 to 1200 AD. You will also have the chance to enjoy the city from a different perspective at the top of the bell tower of La Merced Church.
DAY 03 Granada – Masaya – Managua
Breakfast at the hotel. We’ll start the day with a boat tour of Granada’s famous Isletas, an archipelago of more than 360 islets formed by an ancient volcanic explosion, just off the shore of Lake Cocibolca. While you listen to your guide’s commentary about the history of Lake Cocibolca, admire views of Mombacho Volcano and keep an eye out for native birds like tanagers, hawks, jays and warblers.
Then we will go to Masaya, known as the cradle of Nicaraguan folklore. We will visit the Handicraft Market, where you can find great souvenirs and beautiful crafts made out of wood and ceramics, embroidery, hammocks, clothes and jewelry. Then we will go to Masaya Volcano National Park where we can go near the edge of an active crater by vehicle. Transfer to Managua.
DAY 04 Managua – Airport or Bus Station
Transfer to Managua International Airport or Bus Station according to your departure time. We recommend being at the airport 02 hours earlier.
- Private transportation in vehicle with A/C.
- 01 night in San Juan del Sur.
- 01 night in Granada.
- 01 night in Managua.
- Visit to Catarina.
- City tour of Granada.
- Boat tour of Las Isletas.
- Visit to Handicraft Market.
- Visit to Masaya Volcano National Park.
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