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Nicaragua - Land of Lakes and Volcanoes

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5.0 Based on 2 Reviews
  • COVID-19protected
  • Explorer
  • Active and outdoor
  • Cultural, religious and historic sites
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  • duration 13 days
  • tour type Small group
  • age requirement 14+ yrs
  • max group size 17
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Footprint carbonneutralCO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Starts Managua, Nicaragua
  • Ends Managua, Nicaragua
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Leon and Granada Discover these lively colonial cities, historic rivals for the title of capital city of Nicaragua
  • San Ramon Homestay Spend the night with a local family and learn all about coffee production
  • Ometepe Island Cross the impressive Lake Nicaragua to the laidback volcanic island of Ometepe
  • San Juan del Sur Relax on the Pacific Coast and perhaps try your hand at surfing
Start and end in Managua, the trip "Nicaragua - Land Of Lakes And Volcanoes" is a guided active and outdoor trip that takes 13 days. You will be touring through Managua, San Ramon Homestay and San Juan Del Sur in Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Spain. "Nicaragua - Land Of Lakes And Volcanoes" is a small group trip which will include accommodation, transport, meals and others. Please check the package includes section for more details.

The 'Land of Lakes and Volcanoes' certainly lives up to its name - during this highlights trip, take a boat trip across magnificent Lake Nicaragua to the laid-back volcanic island of Ometepe, discover the birdlife of the lush Selva Negra Cloudforest, and explore Leon and Granada, two colonial towns that are bursting with revolutionary history. Masaya Volcano - Watch the lava swirl in the depths of this impressive active volcano San Ramon homestay - Spend the night with a family and taste the labours of this rural coffee community San Juan del Sur - Relax on the Pacific Coast, and take the opportunity to watch nesting turtles in season (August-January)
5 - Excellent
Based on 2 reviews
  • Marion
  • On Aug 02 2020
5 - Excellent
Good trip - everything went well and I returned home very relaxed
  • Jacqueline
  • On May 02 2020
5 - Excellent
An excellent trip - quite interesting to note that there dont appear to be many tourists visiting Nicaragua currently. Possibly due to the political unrest in 2018, though we all felt quite safe.
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  • Day 1 : Join trip in Managua
  • Day 2 : Tour of Managua and Leon's highlights
  • Day 3 : Free time to explore Leon or optional Cerro Negro hike
  • Day 4 : Visit San Jacinto en route to San Ramon homestay
  • Day 5 : Search for wildlife in the Selva Negra Cloudforest
  • Day 6 : Discover Granada, optional boat trip on Lake Nicaragua
  • Day 7 : Visit the Masaya Volcano and artisan market
  • Day 8 : Travel to Ometepe Island
  • Day 9 : Free day for optional walks or cooking class at a women's co-operative
  • Day 10 : Travel to San Juan del Sur on the Pacific Coast
  • Day 11 : Optional surfing lesson or turtle nesting tour (in season)
  • Day 12 : Return to the capital, Managua
  • Day 13 : Trip ends in Managua
  • 12 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 1 Dinner
  • Mansión Teodolinda (2 nights)
  • Hotel Los Balcones (2 nights)
  • UCA San Ramon (1 night)
  • Hotel Con Corazon (3 nights)
  • Playa Venecia (2 nights)
  • Gran Oceano Hotel (2 nights)
  • Driver(s)
  • Bus
  • Ferry
  • Explore Tour Leader
  • Boat Crew
  • Local Guide(s)
  • Any international flights to/from Managua are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Nicaragua - Land of Lakes and Volcanoes tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Nicaragua - Land of Lakes and Volcanoes tour. You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 59 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 17 July 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 17 July 2022, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 59 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Nicaragua - Land of Lakes and Volcanoes tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Nicaragua - Land of Lakes and Volcanoes tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • The average size of this tour is just 12 people.
  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be either fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure or have taken a negative test (rapid antigen or PCR)  within 72 hours of departure.
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