Day Trip to Cascada Blanca Waterfall in Matagalpa from San Juan del Sur

Day Trips & Excursions in Matagalpa

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Escape the chaos and heat of San Juan del Sur and head for the cool climate in the northern mountains of Nicaragua where Matagalpa is home to the famous Cascada Blanca or "White Waterfall." This is one of the largest waterfalls in Nicaragua and has a hotel, restaurant and camping options for people looking to stay the night. Hike down to the waters edge and even go behind the falls on this one of a kind experience that you will never forget.
Departure Time: 6 am (Flexible) Departure Location: San Juan del Sur (Flexible) Duration of Transport to Cascada Blanca: 5 Hours Duration at Cascada Blanca: 2.5 Return to Managua: 8 pm (Flexible) Depart from San Juan del Sur around 6 am and head north on a 5 hour scenic drive through the hills and mountains as you arrive to the department of Matagalpa and your final destination Cascada Blanca. Hike down to the pool of water and go behind the falls to see this majestic beauty from all angles.  After a 2-3 hour disconnect in this magical paradise head back to San Juan del Sur arriving around 8 pm. *For an additional fee, lodging, food and entertainment can be arranged.

What’s included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Bottled water
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Local guide

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities


  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Family friendly
  • Multiple departure times and locations available
  • Romantic experience, perfect for couples
  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • All entrance fees included