Essence of Nicaragua

Resort: Essence of Nicaragua
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: Nicaragua
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From the colonial streets of Granada and Len to the beauty of San Juan del Sur’s horseshoe bay, discover the best of Nicaragua on this unique 11-day adventure. Encounter a nature-lover’s paradise on Ometepe Island and see both dormant and active volcanoes amidst this country’s stunning wilderness. Emerging from a long and turbulent history, Nicaragua is set to become the next big thing. Discover it before others do and come away with a greater understanding of both the volatile past and a passion for this country’s vibrant modern culture.

Itineraries

Day 1
Granada

Arrive at any time.

Day 2
Granada

Start with an orientation walk before free time to kayak through the nearby isletas in Lake Nicaragua, hike Mombacho Volcano, or sit in the main square watching life go by.

Day 3
GranadaLen

Enjoy a morning exploring Masaya Volcano National Park before a stop to see locally produced goods at the Masaya craft market. Continue to colonial Len, and get the lay of the land on an orientation walk including a visit to the rooftop of Central America’s largest cathedral for sweeping views of the city.

Day 4
Len

Take a free day to explore. Relax on nearby beaches or admire the many political murals around town.

Day 5
LenIsla de Ometepe

Travel by bus and ferry to the stunning island of Ometepe in the middle of Lake Nicaragua.

Day 6
Isla de Ometepe

Enjoy free time to explore Ometepe. Opt to climb Volcano Concepcin or Volcano Maderas, take a cultural tour, visit the beach at Santo Domingo, or visit el Ojo de Agua for a refreshing swim and lunch. You can also view pre-Columbian petroglyphs or the small museum of indigenous artifacts in Altagracia.

Day 7
Isla de OmetepeSan Juan del Sur

Travel to San Juan del Sur and get ready to experience this beach paradise.

Day 8
San Juan del Sur

Enjoy free time in this beachside town. Opt to surf the Pacific, go swimming or fishing, or check out the views from above on a zipline canopy tour.

Day 9
San Juan del Sur

Enjoy free time in this beachside town. Opt to surf the Pacific, go swimming or fishing, or check out the views from above on a zipline canopy tour.

Day 10
San Juan del SurGranada

Travel back to Granada and spend a final evening with the group.

Day 11
Granada

Depart at any time.

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