We live in a world in constant change and movement so it’s not weird to feel the need to take a break to escape the routine, take care of mind and body, reconnect with nature and discover the beauty of little explored places.

Our program offers you the opportunity to explore a world with a special charm, protected by the healing magic of nature. Activities that will allow you to relax, visit amazing sites and have experiences that you will love to share.

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Habitarte

Just half an hour from Managua, Habitarte is an ecological boutique hotel immersed in the heart of a wonderful forest in the El Bajo Reserve, with a pleasant climate and a quiet atmosphere.

The hotel has created an environment designed to meet all your needs while the sounds of the forest lead you to serenity. We guarantee that you will experience life from a different perspective and will leave Habitarte feeling recharged and happy.

What will you find in Habitarte?

  • 800 hectares of forest with a great variety of flora and fauna.
  • Rooms designed with special attention to details that allow you to connect with nature without neglecting comfort.
  • A gourmet restaurant that offers delicious dishes with organic produce grown on the property.
  • Activities that clear the mind, provide new knowledge and a bit of adrenaline.
  • An attentive staff that awaits you to offer you an unforgettable experience.

9 days / 8 nights
Begins and ends at Managua International Airport.
Visit volcanoes Cerro Negro, Masaya and Mombacho; colonial cities of León and Granada.

With this tour, you will enjoy one of the best-preserved ecosystems in Nicaragua, explore charming colonial cities and visit some of Nicaragua’s most interesting volcanoes.

  • Experience the bounties of nature and its powerful healing effects
  • Visit the biggest Cathedral in Central America.
  • Hike the youngest volcano of Nicaragua and venture on a unique activity: Volcano Sandboarding at Cerro Negro.
  • Go to the edge of an active crater by vehicle at Masaya Volcano National Park.
  • 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.
  • Swim in an ancient crater lake at Apoyo.

DAY 01 Airport – Habitarte

Reception at the airport. Transfer to Habitarte – El Bajo Ecological Reserve. Check-in and time at leisure.

DAY 02 Habitarte

Breakfast at Habitarte. Day at leisure to explore the property.

  • Hiking
  • Mind/Body Exercises
  • Luna Spa
  • Cycling/Jogging
  • Organic Garden

DAY 03 Habitarte – Cerro Negro Volcano – León – Habitarte  

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the Cerro Negro Volcano Reserve. Located in the Cordillera de los Maribios, Cerro Negro is one of the youngest volcanoes in Central America.

We will start climbing to the top of the volcano and then descend with our boards. The volcanic stone path is steep, but the view will be a pleasant reward. You will be able to observe much of the Los Maribios volcanic chain and the crater of Cerro Negro. Upon reaching the top we will give you some safety instructions and a small demonstration of how to handle the boards and then start the descent.

After this exiting experience we’ll continue to the colonial city of Leon, founded in 1610.

We will visit the Cathedral of Leon, one of the most beautiful temples of the continent and the biggest one in Central America, recently declared as a World Heritage Site.

Then we will visit Ortiz Gurdian Art Gallery where you will find an interesting collection that includes works from noted Nicaraguan artists as well as renowned international artists like Picasso, Chagall, Miró; and Latin American masters like Diego Rivera, Rufino Tamayo, Fernando Botero and Roberto Matta.

We will also visit Ruben Dario Museum, located in the house where the great poet lived for 14 years.

DAY 04 Habitarte

Breakfast at Habitarte. Day at leisure to explore the property.

DAY 05 Habitarte – Masaya – Catarina – Managua – Habitarte  

Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning we will visit Masaya Volcano National Park, where a paved road takes us to the edge of the active Santiago crater. Then, we will visit the city of Masaya and go to the local market, where you will find beautiful crafts made of wood and ceramics, as well as traditional clothing and jewelry.

We will continue to Catarina, a popular artisan’s town that stands out for the gardens with ornamental plants and for its incredible viewpoint from where you can see Apoyo Lagoon, Mombacho Volcano and Granada.

Back in Managua we will explore the capital. We will start the tour with a visit to the Loma de Tiscapa Historical Park to learn about the interesting history of this place and enjoy a fabulous view of the Tiscapa and Managua lagoon. We will continue with a tour of the Historic Center of the city where, among other buildings, the Old Managua Cathedral and the National Theater are located.

DAY 06 Habitarte – Granada – Habitarte

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the colonial city of Granada, founded in 1524 on the shores of Lake Cocibolca.

We will 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.

Back in Granada, 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. Then, you will have the chance to enjoy the city from a different perspective at the top of the bell tower of La Merced Church. During the city tour, you will get to see Calle Atravesada, Xalteva Church, the Cathedral and the Church of Guadalupe.

DAY 07 Habitarte – Mombacho – Apoyo – Habitarte

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Mombacho Volcano Natural Reserve. We will drive from the tropical dry forest region, through coffee farms and into the cloud forest humid conditions. Arriving at the top, we will do the 1-km trail, along which we will observe an unusual collection of orchids, ferns and butterflies. If the weather conditions are clear, we will enjoy fantastic views of Granada, the Isletas and the surrounding countryside.

Afterwards, we will continue to Apoyo lagoon, an ancient crater lake located in the dry tropical forest of Nicaragua. Here you can swim or kayak on the pristine waters of the lagoon. Whatever you choose, there is no doubt you will enjoy the tranquility of a very special place.

DAY 08 Habitarte

Breakfast at Habitarte. Day at leisure to explore the property.

DAY 09 Habitarte – Airport

Transfer to Managua International Airport according to your flight’s departure time. We recommend being at the airport 02 hours earlier.

  • Private transportation in vehicle with A/C.
  • 08 nights in Managua.
  • 03 days of activities in Habitarte: Yoga and Hiking.
  • Sandboarding at Cerro Negro Volcano.
  • City tour of Leon.
  • Visit to Masaya Volcano National Park.
  • Visit to Masaya Crafts Market.
  • Visit to Catarina.
  • City tour of Managua.
  • City tour of Granada.
  • Boat tour in Granada’s Islets.
  • Visit to Mombacho Volcano Natural Reserve.
  • Visit to Apoyo lagoon.