Explore all of Nicaragua's most famous highlights all in one day from Costa Rica!You will see a dormant volcano crater, the active Masaya Crater, go shopping at the artisan markets, explore the colonial town of Granada, and go on a boat ride viewing the islets of Lake Nicaragua, and even get to feed monkeys!
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Native's Way Costa Rica, Tamarindo, Province of GuanacasteYou will picked up from your hotel promptly and taken to the border where your guide will help you in every step of the crossing, which takes about 30 minutes. The guide will make the process easy for you and will take care of all of the passport paperwork and visas. From here we will travel to eat a hearty breakfast to start off the day.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Mirador de Catarina, Catarina, Masaya DepartmentHere you will enjoy an incredible view over the dormant volcano crater, Granada, and Lake Nicaragua. You will be allowed to walk around freely for a while before getting back in the bus and heading to the next stop.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Masaya Crafts Market, Masaya, Masaya DepartmentDo some shopping for inexpensive souvenirs and experience the Nicaraguan life style before sitting down for a typical Nicaraguan lunch.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Masaya Volcano National Park, Masaya, Masaya DepartmentAn active volcano where you will have the opportunity to stand right next to its crater and hear it rumbling and spewing of gases. An incredible, rare sight.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Catedral de Granada, Granada, Granada DepartmentAn old Colonial town near Lake Nicaragua. Stop at La Merced Church, considered one of the most beautiful buildings of Granada. It is flanked by a large tower that houses the church bells. You will ascend the stairs and reach the roof of the church. From here, you’ll have a panoramic city view of Granada, Mombacho Volcano, and Nicaragua Lake with the islets. This is the perfect place to take pictures of the beautiful city and the surroundings.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Las Isletas, Lake NicaraguaYour last stop is a one hour boat ride in Lake Nicaragua viewing the Nicarguan Islets around sunset. Your guide will stop by Monkey Island consisting only of monkeys that will come out and take food from your guide on the boat! You will then head back to Costa Rica, stopping on the way to pick up some snacks for the ride home.Duration: 1 hour