Eco & Beach Explorer
Central America
Countries Visted: Nicaragua
9 days / Trip Code: ADV103
$1765.00 (double / per person)



Trip Overview:
The nine day Eco & Beach Explorer begins with a first day in Granada. Enjoy this colonial city at your leisure. On the next day you can select from an excursion on lake Nicaragua or zip line and hike Mombacho Volcano before journeying to Pelican Eyes Resort in San Juan Del Sur. Explore the beaches, learn to surf or go horseback riding at sunset . After a few days of sun and fun, we transfer you to Hacienda Del Puerto Cielo eco lodge located near the Arts and Crafts centers of Masaya, Volcan Masaya and Lake Apoyo & Catarina.

This Adventure Includes:
As specified in the itinerary:
* Lodging & Taxes, transportation within Nicaragua
* Meals [B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner] as noted
* Guide services as outlined, airport transfers. and ground operator support
within Nicaragua

This Adventure Does Not Include:
Not included in the itinerary:
* International airfare and taxes
* Some meals as noted
* Gratuities

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:
1 (Very Easy)

Departure Info:
Departs anytime - Can be reversed in order. Enjoy the 5th Night Free at Pelican Eyes

Recommended Add-ons:
Ometepe Island Discovery $295.00
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)
Cerro Negro Volcano Surfing $125.00
Full day tour to Cerro Negro - Hike the volcano and body board down the rim for an
amazing unique adventure (L)

Additional Trip Notes:
Pelican Eyes is the perfect vacation rental to enjoy sun, ocean, nature and in a great location! Whether you are looking for surfing, fishing, exploring the lush environment or just relaxing at our hill top pool, you'll find it all at Pelican Eyes. As an option, visit the nature-lover's paradise of Ometepe Island and explore two volcanoes amidst this island's stunning wild wilderness.

Adventure Type:
Adventure Honeymoon, Family Explorer, Luxury Exclusives, Villa Adventures

Budget: $1501 ~ $2000

Days: 9

Day 1:
Arrive and transfer to Granada
Upon arrival, your group will exit through customs and we’ll whisk you away to Granada. Granada is the most famous destination inside Nicaragua, with visitors coming from around the world to enjoy its timeless beauty and quiet charm. Granada is a great jumping off point for various activities. Granada is one of Latin America's most beautiful Spanish colonial cities in Central America. No visit to Granada is complete without a tour of the city’s beautiful historic center and what better way than in a traditional horse-drawn carriage. On this privately guided walking/carriage tour you will explore the San Francisco Church and neighboring San Francisco Convent built in 1529. The Convent is now a museum and home to an impressive collection of pre-Columbian art. We’ll visit the beautiful Merced Church where you will have the opportunity to climb to the top of the bell tower and take in spectacular views of the city, Lake Nicaragua, and Volcán Mombacho. We’ll also stop at La Polvora Fortress, learn the history of the old fortress and walk through its beautiful courtyard. We’ll finish your tour in the oldest part of the city where you will visit the Xalteva Church and the old city walls. Throughout the excursion your guide will provide you with an informative and unique perspective of this beloved colonial city. Overnight Hotel La Bocona (D)

Day 2:
Mombacho Volcano or Isletas Day tour
Nearby Mombacho Volcano sits in a beautiful cloud forest and is home to a wide variety of vegetation and wildlife. We’ll drive to the top (1150 meters) of the volcano in a 4x4 vehicle and after a quick trip to the scientific station, explore this impressive volcano on a guided walk. The well-kept Crater Trail (1.5 km) leads you around the crater through dense cloud forest. We’ll pass by several fumaroles and enjoy spectacular views overlooking Granada, Las Isletas, Laguna de Apoyo and the Masaya Volcano. Zip through the treetops as you go from platform to platform ranging in height from 10 to 100 feet above the canopy floor. Early evening transfer to Pelican Eyes Resort (B).

DAY 2-7:
Beaches of San Juan Del Sur
We arrive to Pelican Eyes Resort in the early evening, just in time to have dinner. Pelican Eyes offers a stunning hillside location and panoramic views of San Juan del Sur and the ocean beyond. The infinity pools, spacious accommodations, romantically lush gardens, wonderful restaurants, open air bars await you, Enjoy the resorts one-of-a-kind San Juan Del Sur coastline sailing adventure are a unique experience. Select from nay options to explore, surf, hike and enjoy the San Juan Del Sur area. (B)

Day 6-8:
Masaya & Hacienda Puerta del Cielo Eco Lodge
After breakfast at the villa, we transfer you to Hacienda Puerta de Cielo Eco Lodge 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 Eco Lodge (B,D)
See Additional Trip notes for Daily Adventures.

Day 8:
Transfer to Managua Airport
Transfer to airport for international flight home or extend your visit with our recommended add on trips.


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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