A Nicaragua Discovery
Central America
Countries Visted: Nicaragua
8 days / Trip Code: NIC101
$1245.00 (double / per person)



Trip Overview:
This tour features all the adventures from our base lodge - Hacienda Puerta del Cielo. Meals are included while at the Hacienda - Enjoy beautiful views of Volcano Masaya from the lodge. After the first few days of exploring the local culture and volcanoes, we continue onto Punta Teonoste Beach Lodge to enjoy its remote and wild beaches. Enjoy surfing, hiking and the local turtle nesting grounds. We complete our journey with one night in the beautiful colonial city of Granada.

This Adventure Includes:
As specified in the itinerary:

* Lodging & Taxes for all accommodations featured
* Daily adventures from Hacienda Puerto Del Cielo
* Transportation within Nicaragua
* Meals [B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner] as noted
* Guide services, all airport transfers. and ground operator support
within Nicaragua

This Adventure Does Not Include:
* Some meals
* International airfare and taxes
* Gratuities
* Optional tours and lodging to Ometepe Island - ask how we can extend your trip
with a visit to Ometepe Island or Rio San Juan.

Service Level:
Four Star Level (The Four Star service level features deluxe suite, 4 star accomodations. Some meals may be provided. Programs feature private guides and customized personal adventures.)

Physical Demand Rating:
2 (Easy)

Departure Info:
Departs anytime - minimum 2.

Recommended Add-ons:
Ometepe Island Overnight $295.00
Effective Dates 01/15/2013 ~ 12/15/2013
Ometepe Island's most unique and environmentally responsible hotel. With private and shared accommodation to choose from, TOTOCO Ecolodge caters to everyone. Totoco's rooms are designed for the traveler who wants to experience nature without sacrificing comfort and convenience while our shared accommodations ensures even the more budget conscious traveler the chance to enjoy a taste of TOTOCO. Includes: transportation to from
San Jorge and lodging, taxes and meals. Does not include; Ferry and island transfers or activities. (2B,D)
Tour of Masaya Volcano and Market $50.00
Effective Dates 01/15/2013 ~ 12/15/2013
Volcano Masaya National Park & Masaya market:
This is the only volcano in the western hemisphere where one can drive directly to the rim. Upon reaching the summit you will disembark and have an opportunity to explore the National Park and climb the 174 steps to the summit. Upon arrival at the Mercado Antiguo de Masaya, (Old Masaya Market), you will be free to stroll at your leisure through this restored 19th century open-air artisan’s market. (L)
Zip lining $65.00
Effective Dates 01/15/2013 ~ 12/15/2013
Half day zip lining adventure, after zip lining we will visit Catarina’s Mirador and Arts and Crafts Market (a small little town at the top of a mountain with a beautiful lookout), where you will be able to stroll at your leisure and enjoy a true Nicaraguan lunch! (L)
Mombacho Cloud Forest $60.00
Effective Dates 01/15/2013 ~ 12/15/2013
Located at an imposing elevation of 1344 meters above sea level, the protected Mombacho Cloud Forest Reserve ** is considered to be Latin America’s most spectacular Cloud Forest. Boasting over 800 species of plants, 174 species of birds and 30 species of reptiles, “El Mombacho” is a nature lover’s dream.

Additional Trip Notes:
Daily Adventures - From Hacienda Puerta Del Cielo:

Pueblos Blancos y Mombacho Volcano hiking & Cloud Forest
Mombacho Volcano hiking with Zip Lining
Volcan Masaya, Catarina: Lake Apoyo, Old Mercado without Folk Dance
Volcan Masaya, Catarina: Lake Apoyo. Old Mercado-Folk Dance (Thur Only)
City of Granada and Boat tour of the nearby Isletas

Adventure Type:
Adventure Honeymoon, Eco Adventure, Family Explorer, Luxury Exclusives

Budget: $1001 ~ $1500

Days: 8

Day 1:
Arrive Nicaragua
Your trip begins today in Managua, Nicaragua. Arrive in Managua by 3:00 p.m. We meet at the airport and take a private transfer to Hacienda Del Cielo Lodge. After checking into the hotel in we have a brief group orientation before enjoying a welcome dinner showcasing Nicaragua’s fresh produce. Driving: 1 hour. Dinner included.

Day 2-5:
Explore Hacienda Puerta del Cielo Private Reserve
After breakfast at the hotel, take time to explore the surrounding oasis of the lodge. Each day, the Hacienda guide will discuss each days selected adventure. Enjoy your afternoon on each days chosen adventure and return to the lodge for an awesome dinner. Overnight Hacienda Puerto De Cielo (B,D) See Additional Trip notes for Daily Adventures. Day 5: Depart early for Punta Teonoste Beach Lodge.

DAY 5-7:
Transfer to Punta Teonoste Beaches
Explore the private and secluded beaches surrounding Punta Teonoste. The lodge offers a beautiful open-air bathroom featuring tropical gardens allowing for the a unique beachfront eco experience. The beaches of this area are private and uncrowded for the perfect couple getaway. Choose form a list of daily tours and activities or free time to enjoy the beaches. Daily shuttle to/from San Juan Del Sur/ Overnight (Breakfast Included)

Day 7-8:
Punta Teonoste beach Lodge - Granada
Depart Punta Teonoste Beach Lodge for the city of Granada - about a 3 hour drive. We arrive at Hotel la Bocona and you have the free day to roam and explore the city of Granada. Overnight Loa Bocona Hotel. (B)


Pre-Trip Travel Information:
Planning for your vacation requires research and fact gathering. Please take a look at the Essentials page and the Guidebook icon located at each country home page Our mini guidebook page to each destination provides general information, facts, what to expect, weather & season facts and some helpful tips to make your trip more enjoyable.

Cancellation Policy:
CANCELLATION POLICY:

For More information, please review our Term & Conditions link
60 or more days: $150
30-60 days: $300 Advance payment cost unless deposit is higher
29–8 days: 40% of trip cost
7–0 days No refund

Client Note:
Some cruises and operators may require an additional deposit and have different cancellation policies. We will advise this at time of reservation. We strongly recommend travel insurance.


Required Deposit Per Person:
$500.00

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