Day 01 Arrival Transfer International Airport / Hotel in Managua
Meet at the Airport & Guided Transfer to Los Robles Hotel
Los Robles Hotel, Managua
The hotel is ideally located in a residential area, a few minutes away from Managua’s financial and commercial centre.
The owners of the hotel have tried to create a pleasant and relaxing atmosphere inside a distinctive colonial Nicaraguan home.
Thanks to their small size, the hotel staff focus their efforts on service and personalized attention to guests.
All the furniture and antique pieces have been made with precious tropical woods, cotton bedspreads have been crocheted by hand,
forged ironworks can be appreciated throughout the Hotel and many other details have created a distinguished and unique atmosphere.
Each of their 14 rooms offers: Air conditioning, Ceiling fan, Bathroom with shower/bathtub, Direct phone line, Safety deposit box,
Hair dryer, Small private patio.
The services the hotel offers are: Bar and room service 24 hours, laundry and dry cleaning, Business centre,
Internet free of charge & multilingual staff.
Day 02 Managua Sightseeing & Transfer to Marina Puesta del Sol
Managua is the capital of Nicaragua since 1852. Managua is a very warm and sunny city.
To the north, one can find the old city center. This area was destroyed by an earthquake in 1972.
On the contrary, the southern part of the city is now called the future downtown of Managua,
this is where most of the investments are being made, and we will get acquainted with both areas .
Among the places to visit are : “ National Historic Park Loma de Tiscapa”.
In this location we will get to know an important part of the city’s history.
Marina Puesta del Sol Hotel, Chinandega
Marina Puesta del Sol is located on the north Pacific Coast of Nicaragua.
It is just south of the Golfo de Fonseca which "joins" El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua.
With over six hundred acres of unspoiled, pristine land, the Marina Puesta del Sol development
is not only a beautiful and unique destination, but a gateway to the undiscovered scenic treasures of Nicaragua.
Our guests will have the unique advantage of having access to the Pacific Ocean via a superb,
private beach on one side of the peninsula, and the serene mangrove lined lagoon on the other.
Marina Puesta del Sol compounds have two building, three story 20-suite hotel, swimming pools, tennis courts,
restaurant, bar and beach house
Each suite is lavishly appointed with imported marble and tile. A large Simmons "pillow-top"
king size bed ensures a restful night’s sleep, and each suit features a sofa/sleeper bed, refrigerator and cable TV.
Open the French doors and step onto your private terrace for a spectacular view of the deep azure waters of Aserradores.
Relax and unwind in one of the spacious hydro-massage whirlpools.
All suites are air conditioned for comfort, and have all the amenities one would expect of a top-flight hotel
Marina Puesta del Sol offers a wide variety of recreational activities to keep you occupied and energized.
Take a leisurely horseback ride on the beach, find that elusive, hot surf spot written about in Surfer Magazine,
play a set of tennis on the professional courts and cool off with a swim in the warm Pacific surf.
Guided boat tours are available for the sightseer interested in exploring the intense flora and fauna of the mangrove
lined tributaries feeding the lagoon.
Be adventurous and take one of the 2-seater, sit-on-top kayaks for a paddling excursion in the lagoon.
Early morning is especially nice as the sun rises behind majestic San Cristobal volcano and the mirror-like waters
reflect the vibrant colors of the sky or do some fishing either in the lagoon or out to sea for a try at dorado, wahoo,
or sailfish (catch and release only). A little closer to "home", Marina offer casual relaxation activities such as
table tennis and "fusball" in Tennis Club palapa.
Day 03 Day to do Activities just let us know your interest
Ø Sport Fishing
Ø Horseback riding
Ø Surfing/Boogie Boarding
Day 04 Leon City Tour & San Jacinto Mud Pots
The colonial city known as Santiago de los Caballeros de León is the capital of the department of León,
with less population than Managua (capital city of Nicaragua).
León has been the nation’s intellectual focus and it is known as the University Town for its university founded in 1813.
Until the designation of Managua as the capital city of Nicaragua, León rivaled Granada this position,
and both cities played a leading part in the history of civil wars in the country.
The architecture of the houses and buildings of León highlights for its neoclassical, gothic, baroque and colonial styles
also captured in its 16 churches, and in the Insigne y Real Basílica de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción,
whose building began in 1747 and was prolonged for 113 years.
Under its immaculate central nave is the mausoleum, where the mortal remains of the Prince of Castilian Letters, Rubén Darío, rest.
After your visit to the main attractions at Leon, you will visit the “Hervideros de San Jacinto”, where you will be able to get real close
and experience the heat coming up from the interior of the earth.
You will also see the boiling mud at very high temperatures inside these craters and all of this is a very impressive spectacle to observe
Day 05 Hiking Cerro Negro
Cerro Negro means 'Black Hill', and it is the perfect description of this truly unique volcano. The Cerro Negro volcano was formed 160 years ago and that makes it the youngest volcano of Central America.
After 90 minutes drive in your 4x4 transportation, you will arrive to the base of the volcano. The volcano is only 400 meters high, but the ascent is steep. There is no paved trail; just a merely natural path along a rim that leads to the top. The ascent will take you about one hour to the top, and although it requires some effort the superb views will certainly be rewarding. The spectacular descent through the loose rocks and sand of Cerro Negro’s black slopes will take you around 15 minutes. Your guide will then lead you to the Colonial city of Leon for lunch
El Convento Hotel, Leon
This hotel has been reconstructed where the San Francisco Convent used to be. San Francisco convent was the first and most antique convent in Leon city. It's church was founded in 1639.
The hotel itself has plenty of art and religious exhibitions. An elegant restaurant next to the enormous indoor patio await for their guests. The hotel has 31 rooms. All rooms have TV cable, hot water, international dial tone, internet access, air conditioning, 24-hour room service and laundry service.
Transfer to Granada. En Route visit Old Leon Ruins, Artisan Market of Masaya & Night Tour Masaya Volcano
The ruins of Leon Viejo (Old Leon) were found in the year 1967 and were recently declared heritage of humanity by UNESCO. In Leon Viejo you will have a very interesting tour where you will learn about the early history of the first capital city of Nicaragua. On the hill where the fort is buried, you will enjoy a breathtaking view of the Momotombo volcano and Lake Xolotlan. After Lunch, your local expert will lead you to the Masaya Market where you will have the chance to see and buy some art craft at the local market. You will then continue to the Masaya Volcano. The vehicle will go up to the hill and within only a few steps you will see the impressive Santiago crater, active since 1946. Learn from your local expert how the Aratinga Strenua manages to live in the toxic crater walls as well as the history of the Spanish priests who explored the volcano and the superstitious beliefs held by the natives who inhabited the area. The second attraction is to watch a large number of bats departing massively from their caves. Follows, a visit to an underground tunnel which was formed by lava streams. Equipped with flashlight and helmet you will enter the tunnel and observe the interesting rock formations. The tour ends with a visit to a viewpoint that provides the possibility to actually look inside the crater mouth of the volcano, observing the red, glowing lava
Dario Hotel, Granada
Charming hotel with a colonial atmosphere, completely refurbished, in a neoclassic building of the nearly nineteenth century, catalogued as a building of historical interest.
Hotel offers an intimate and peaceful atmosphere. Housed in beautiful grounds, with a swimming pool, gymnasium, business centre and truly excellent facilities. The hotel is the perfect place for an unforgettable stay. Capacity: Twenty two (22) Double rooms and one Suite. All fully equipped and carefully designed for maximum comfort, with air conditioning, private bathroom, cable TV, room service.
Located in the historic centre of Granada, in the Calle de la Calzada, the hotel is just 200 meters from the Parque Central and only a few minutes away from the Great Lake of Nicaragua, or Lago Cocibolca, as it also known. With excellent views of the Cathedral and the Mombacho Volcano
Lodging at Dario Hotel, Granada for Two (02) Nights
Day 07 Islets boat trip at Lake Nicaragua & Colonial Granada city tour
Your day will start with a relaxing boat ride around some of the islands of Lake Nicaragua. Formed by the impressive Mombacho volcano. See the volcanic evidence and influence of the area. Enjoy great landscape views and wildlife and of course have a chance to take pictures
Then you will continue with the colonial city of Granada that was founded by Captain Francisco Hernandez de Cordoba in the year 1524. It was founded next to the Mombacho volcano and the great lake of Nicaragua. Named after the city of Granada in Spain, this city has plenty of colonial churches, narrow streets and large homes with beautiful indoor patios, tiled roofs and pretty colonial colors. Upon arrival, you will have a sightseeing tour to arrive later to the main plaza for our walking tour of the surrounding area. You will see “La Merced” church, the house of the Zamora family, the famous “Casa de Los Tres Mundos” and the San Francisco convent. Here, you will have the opportunity to see and take pictures of mysterious idols made by our ancestors. This is an impressive collection of genuine pre-Columbian sculptures in human and animal shapes. At the same time, you will witness the current restoration process which only makes the city even more attractive. Due to the historical and cultural value of the city, it is in the process of being declared heritage of mankind by UNESCO.
Rest of the afternoon at leisure to enjoy the city on your own
Day 08 (B) Departure Transfer to International Airport
- After breakfast you will have your private Guided Transfer from Colonial Granada to the International Airport (45 minutes drive)
What is included?
- Private Transportation
- Nicaraguan Tour guide during the transfers and tours
- Meet & Greet at the airport
- Arrival Transfer
- 7 nights’ accommodation with taxes included
· 01 at Los Robles, Managua
· 02 at Marina Puesta del Sol, Chinandega provincia
· 02 at El Convento Hotel, Colonial Leon
· 02 at Dario Hotel or Plaza Colon, Colonial Granada
- Daily full breakfast (taxes included)
- 4 complete lunch including local beer (Day 04, Day 05, Day 06, Day 07)
- Managua sightseeing
- Colonial Leon City Tour & San Jacinto Mud Pots
- Hiking Cerro Negro (Black hill)
- Visit the Ruins of Old Leon (Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO)
- Visit to Masaya Market & Masaya Volcano by night
- Islet boat trip in Lake Nicaragua & Colonial Granada City Tour
- Entrance fee to the attractions visit at each tour
- Departure Transfer
- Cooler with drinks everyday (bottle water & local beer)
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