Nicaragua – Lake & Ocean

9 days / 8 nights, from $2,900 per person

Highlights: Colonial city of Granada, Private Island on Lake Nicaragua, Massaya and Mombacho Volcano’s, local market, chocolate cooking class, secluded beach

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Trip Itinerary:

Day 1: Managua / Granada / Jicaro Island

Meeting upon arrival, transfer to Granada a beautiful colonial city founded in 1524 and one of the oldest European settlements in the Americas. This afternoon sit back and relax as you tour the city by horse drawn carriage as this experience will transport you back 500 years to the past. After your carriage experience walk around the main square and admire La Merced church, the famed convent of San Francisco, here you will witness mysterious stone idols, created by local Indian ancestors, as well as an impressive collection of pre-Columbian sculptures. After you arrive at the local pier, where you board a boat and transfer to Jicaro Island, a private getaway with spectacular views of Mombacho Volcano and other islands in Lake Nicaragua. At the Jicaro Ecolodge you will have your own private casita with lake views and a short walk to the pool, restaurant and wellness center. (D)

Day 2: Jicaro Island

After breakfast transfer back by boat to the mainland for a visit to Massaya Volcano which is Nicaragua’s first national park. Drive to the top of the volcano which is still active today; see the white smoke, smell the sulfur as you look into the abyss of this sacred caldera. The park incudes a beautiful volcanic lake known as the “Masaya lagoon, walking trails and museum where we can see a model of the park and paintings showing the history of the volcano and the people that lived in it’s shadow.
Visit the local artisan market that specializes in ceramics, leather and hand carved wood products. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant in Granada before transferring back to the Island. In the late afternoon participate in a cooking class that focuses it’s attention on chocolate. (BLD)

Day 3 & 4: Jicaro Island

Days at leisure for optional tours. (BLD) ( Zopango Island tour, Ometepe Island, Kayaking, tour of Leon)

Day 5: Jicaro Island / Mukul Resort

After breakfast visit to Mombacho Volcano for a nature walk. Your guide will explain the complex biodiversity and ecosystem of the cloud forest. A four wheel drive vehicle will take you to the top for some breathtaking views. After transfer to your luxury hotel on the Pacific Ocean. Mukul – “mukul” is the Mayan word for “secret” and that it is, enjoy the miles of soft white sand, warm water and wildlife that call this prestine coastline home and for the next few nights, so will you. (BL)

Days 6-8: Mukul Resort

Days at leisure to relax and enjoy the beach and hotel facilities. (B)

Day 9: Mukul Resort / Managua

After breakfast transfer to airport. (B)

B = Breakfast | L = Lunch | BL = Box lunch | D = Dinner

B = Breakfast L = Lunch D = Dinner


Price from $2900 per person based on two passengers traveling together sharing a double room

Included in Price

  • 4 nights hotel accommodation at Jicaro Eco Lodge
  • 4 nights hotel accommodation at Mukul Resort
  • Private transfers and tours
  • Granada City tour
  • Tour Masaya Volcano, Artisan Market & Chocolate (Cooking Class)
  • Walking Tour Mombacho Volcano “The Crater Trail”
  • 8 breakfasts 4 Lunches 4 Dinners
  • Hotel Taxes

Not Included in Price

  • Air transportation to/from Nicaragua
  • Meals not specified in the program.
  • Optional activities or tours.
  • Tips to guides and/or drivers.
  • Local and/or international phone calls.
  • Travel Insurance (Highly Recommended)
  • Airport departure tax $45 
(paid at airport in Managua)
  • Entry Tourist Card $10 (paid at airport when arrive)
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