Nicaraguan Paradise

Overview

Travel Nicaragua and experience it in all it's glory! This eleven-day tour will make you want to stay for more!

Included:

  • Round-trip flight from Managua to Big Corn Island
  • All land transportation (including airport transfers)
  • All hotels (3 stars or better)
  • 5 guided tours: Leon City Tour, Volcano Boarding Tour, Big Corn Island City Tour, Little Corn Island Tour, Combo Granada City Tour and Masaya Volcano Evening Lava Tour
  • 9 breakfasts

Not Included:

  • Optional activities
  • Lunches and dinners

Itinerary

ARRIVAL DAY

Private transfer from the Managua Airport to your hotel in Managua, Nicaragua

Upon your arrival at the Managua Airport, you'll receive a private airport transfer to your hotel in Managua, Nicaragua (Hotel Hilton Princess or similar).

Once you have settled in, you will have the rest of the day to relax or explore the city on your own.

Airport Transfer

Private airport transfer to your Managua hotel

Travel Time

Approximate travel time: 30 minutes

Free Time

Free evening to relax and explore the area

ADVENTURE DAY

Transfer to historical and poetic Leon City, Nicaragua

After an early breakfast at your hotel, get ready to head out at 8:00am to Leon, the capital of the revolution and the intellectual heart of Nicaragua. You'll check into your new hotel (Hotel Cacique Adiact or similar) before heading out on a 2:00pm Leon City Tour, which includes a visit to Leon's cathedral and rooftop, the Ortiz Gurdian Art Gallery, and the open air masuleum and murals that tell the history of Nicaragua's past. Then, you'll have the rest of the evening to relax or explore on your own.

Travel Time

Transfer from Managua to Leon: approximately 2 hours

Leon City Tour

2:00pm guided tour of the revolutionary city and intellectual heart of Nicaragua

Free Time

Free evening to relax and explore the area

ADVENTURE DAY

Volcano Boarding Tour and Transfer to Las Peñitas Beach

Rise and shine and get ready for adventure! Start your day with breakfast at your hotel and an 8:00am Cerro Negro Volcano Boarding Tour. Then, enjoy a delicious lunch on your own in Leon before leaving for Las Peñitas Beach at 3:00pm. Upon arrival, check into your hotel (Hotel Plaza Colon or similiar) before taking the rest of your afternoon and evening to relax and enjoy the beach.

Volcano Boarding Tour

8:00am hike and volcano boarding adventure

Transfer to Las Peñitas Beach

3:00pm transfer from Leon to your hotel at Las Peñitas Beach

Free Time

Free afternoon and evening to enjoy the beach

TRANSFER DAY

Transfer to Managua Airport and flight to Big Corn Island

Another busy day ahead! You'll have breakfast at your hotel before heading out at 10:00am to the Managua Airport for your flight to Big Corn Island. You'll check into your hotel on the island upon arrival and you'll have the rest of the day to settle in and go exploring on your own.

Travel Time

Transfer from Las Peñitas Beach to the Managua Airport: approximately 2 hours

National Flight

2:00pm flight to Big Corn Island

Free Time

Free evening to relax and explore the area

ADVENTURE DAY

Big Corn Island City Tour and optional kayak tour

Welcome to gorgeous Big Corn Island! You'll have breakfast at your hotel before embarking on your 9:00am Big Corn Island City Tour. Take in the sites as you visit the Central Plaza, a museum, and some churches and lookout points where you'll learn about the community's customs, traditions, and way of life. Afterwards, you'll have the rest of the day to eat, explore, or try an additional, optional activity on your own, such as a kayaking or intro to driving on the island tour.

Breakfast

8:00am breakfast at your hotel

Big Corn Island City Tour

9:00am city tour of Big Corn Island

Free Time

Free time to relax, explore on your own, or try an optional tour

ADVENTURE DAY

Day trip to Little Corn Island by boat

You've seen the big corn, now get ready to see the little one! You'll have breakfast at your hotel before leaving at 9:00am for a day trip to Little Corn Island by boat. When you arrive, you'll enjoy an hour-long island walk through tropical trails to appreciate the local flaura and fauna and learn about the way of life on this tiny island. You'll have the afternoon off to eat lunch and explore the quaint island on your own before returing to Big Corn Island by boat at 4:00pm.

Boat Transfer

Round-trip boat transfer between Big Corn Island and Little Corn Island

Nature Walk

Hour-long nature walk along tropical island trails

Free Time

Free afternoon to eat and explore the island

TRANSFER DAY

Transfer to Big Corn Island airport and flight to Granada

Get ready to fly! After an early breakfast in your hotel, you'll head out on a 9:00am airport transfer to the airport on Big Corn Island for your return flight to Managua. Once you arrive in Managua, an airport transfer will be waiting to take you to your hotel in Granada. You'll check into your hotel in Granada and you'll have the rest of the day to settle in and go exploring on your own.

National Flight

11:00am flight to Managua

Airport Transfer

Transfer from the Managua Airport to your hotel in Granada

Free Time

Free evening to relax and explore the area

ADVENTURE DAY

Granada City Tour, Isletas Boat Tour, and Masaya Volcano Evening Lava Tour

Welcome to Granada! You'll have breakfast at your hotel before leaving at 9:00am for a day full of adventure, culture, and new exeriences! Start your day with an all-day Granda City Tour followed by an Isletas Boat Tour and a Masaya Volcano Evening Lava Tour. Free time is provided for lunch and dinner on your own.

Breakfast

8:00am breakfast at your hotel

Granada City Tour

9:00am city tour of breathtaking Granada

Isletas Boat Tour

Isletas Boat Tour and Masaya Volcano Evening Lava Tour

TRANSFER DAY

Transfer to San Juan del Sur

Time to hit the beach again! Enjoy breakfast in your hotel before checking out and hopping into your 9:00am transfer to San Juan del Sur. Once your arrive, you'll check into your hotel and have the rest of the day to explore, relax, and enjoy the beach.

Breakfast

8:00am breakfast at your hotel

Travel Time

Approximate travel time: 2 hours

Free Time

Free evening to relax and explore the area

ADVENTURE DAY

Choice of either La Flor Beach Nature Reserve or Maderas Beach

Carpe diem! Take advantage of the day with an early breakfast at your hotel before embarking on either the La Flor Beach Reserve Tour or Maderas Beach at 8:00am. Then, enjoy a free afternoon and evening to explore the area, eat, or relax as you please.

La Flor Beach Reserve

A turtle lover's dream. This beach is where turtles come by the thousands to lay their eggs from July to January.

Maderas Beach

A surfer's paradise! Known for it's great surfing, this beach has hosted various world surfing competitions. Surfing lessons optional.

Free Time

Free afternoon and evening to explore the area

DEPARTURE DAY

Airport transfer to the Managua Airport

It's time to say adios to beautiful Nicaragua! You'll have an early breakfast at your hotel before checking out and heading to the Managua Airport. Flight times may vary, so you can schedule your airport transfer for anytime, no problem! Just remember that it takes approximately 2 hours to get from Granada to Managua.

Check Out

Make sure you have everything before checking out of your hotel

Airport Transfer

9:00am transfer from your hotel to the local airport

Travel Time

Approximate travel time: 2 hours