Day 1: Managua. The airport will be our meeting point to transfer you to chosen hotel.
Day 2: Managua-Masaya-Granada. We start our trip visiting the Masaya´s Volcano National Park and its Natural History Museum where we will have an explanation of its and will appreciate original samples of indigenous ceramics and will learn on the history of the volcano, interesting dates on its eruption. We will have the opportunity to learn on the geological formation of the area and of the country in general, its flora and fauna. We will continue our trip climbing by paved road to La Plaza de Oviedo from where we will have the impressive beauty that Santiago´s crater offer us and can observe, between other species, the nesting of small parrots (named “Chocoyos”) which has been adapted to the sulfurous gases from this active volcano. Continuously we will go to the “Balcony of Echo” from where we can experience the returning of our voices from the walls of the volcano. Our singular experience will take us to visit the “Cave of Bats” which begin its route in the crater Santiago and reach 612 meter of length till the end where it is gradually closed. This formation is the bigger one founded in the park and allows us 150 meters of routing. Free time to do your own routing by others paths of the park and to take pictures. Continue to Granada and accommodation.
Day 3: Granada-Volcan Mombacho. Early in the morning we will start our trip until we get the lower slope of Mombacho Volcano where we will start our trip to the Biological Station. During our rise we can observe the unique beauty of this singular cloud forest. Route by the path of 1,500 meters where will appreciate the beauty of this green island, the splendid flora and fauna who reflect the diversity of environment with endemic species of the zone, beautiful trees covered mocees, ferns, bromeliads and orchids. At the top we will have the impressive panoramic view of the small islands and Granada City before we enter at Elfin Forest, characterized by its wind twisted trunks and shrub-like tree tops. Lunch (optional). At the afternoon you can have sport activity of canopy located in the lower slops of the volcano. Accommodation in Granada where you can walk by its historical center full of past colonial.
Day 04: Granada-Ometepe. In the morning we depart to San Jorge Port where to aboard the boat to Ometepe Island. Climbing to certain high of Conception volcano. By the afternoon we will have a trip around the island visiting the archaeological museum of Altagracia. Accommodation in Hotel Villa Paraiso.
Day 5: Ometepe. Early in the morning we will start our climbing of Maderas´ Volcano to reach the top where you can enjoy a bath in the lagoon of its crater if you desired it. Return and the end of afternoon to the hotel. Accommodation.
Day 6: Ometepe-Leon. Today we will have the opportunity to appreciate the volcanic chain because after our returning to San Jorge we will go to the West zone: Leon and Chinandega. In route we will visit Old Leon Ruins where we are going to observe the Momotombo Volcano which eruption destroyed this city in 1610. We continue to Leon for a city tour where we will visit the Cathedral, Ruben Dario´s Tomb inside it, the basements and after we will get the top from where we will have the panoramic beauty of the volcanic chain. We continue our trip until Los Hervideros de San Jacinto, formation of the breathers of Santa Clara Volcano where we will have the experience to admire the beautiful small craters with boiling mud and water vapor. Accommodation in Leon.
Day 7: Leon-Chinandega. Departure early to continue our view from the road part of the volcanic Chain: Telica, Casitas and San Cristóbal volcanoes arriving at the entrance of Chinandega. 60 kilometers far from here we will arrive at Cosigüina Farm where we are going to observe the milking of cows activities, located at the lower slope of Cosigüina volcano, we will observe the milking of cows and will have an explanation on the development of a livestock farm, you will taste the famous small rings (named “rosquillas”) and coffee typical foods of the country. We start our trip of 10 kilometers in a 4 x 4 vehicle on land road with a volcanic view in the lower slope of Cosigüina volcano, which its big eruption in 1835 reach Mexico city. To reach certain high we continue by a stretch of 2 kilometers on a shady path until we reach the crater of the volcano with its impressive panoramic view of the Gulf of Fonseca unique place from where you can see the borders of three central American countries: Nicaragua, El Salvador and Honduras. Lunch and free time to take pictures. Return and Accommodation in Chinandega.
Day 8: Chinandega-El Realejo- Chichigalpa-Managua. Check out and departure from Hotel Cosigüina to Paso Caballos, El Realejo, first commercial port during the Spaniard Conquest, reach on history and colonial culture, visit to Port Corinto from where we will contemplate the Island El Cardon, place of inspiration of our big universal poet Ruben Dario. Continue to Chichigalpa to visit the factory of Flor de Caña Rum, where after we saw its process you can taste our famous Nicaraguan rum. Return to Managua and end of our services.
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