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For international visitors there is very little reason to linger here, given the frequency of boats and ferries to Ometepe.


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$160 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Managua to Ometepe Island Full-Day Trip with Traditional Lunch

Experience the richness of Nicaragua’s Ometepe Island on this 12-hour tour, which combines culture and nature. After pickup at your Managua hotel, travel by air-conditioned coach for 2 hours through the lush Nicaraguan landscape to the port at San Jorge. Enjoy a 1-hour ferry ride on the lake. Once on Ometepe Island, explore the Ceibo Museum, famous for its pre-Columbian pieces that reflect the culture of the different ethnic groups that have inhabited Ometepe. Next discover Charco Verde Nature Reserve, home to two majestic volcanoes — Concepción, which rises 5,282 feet (1,610 meters) above sea level, and Maderas, which reaches 4,396 feet (1,340 meters). Visit Ojo de Agua, a hidden area in a forest with two natural swimming pools, excellent for relaxing and taking a dip to cool off from the heat.Indulge in an authentic local lunch at a restaurant. Finally, plant yourself for a while at Santo Domingo Beach, where you have free time to swim in Lake Nicaragua. Once finished, ride the ferry back to San Jorge and then settle in for the drive back to Managua, with drop-off at your hotel.

$99 Day Trips & Excursions

Day Trip to Ometepe Island

San Jorge port in Rivas has been used for many years and is a key place and connection from Mainland and the island. The ferry across Lake Nicaragua will give you the opportunity to see both volcanoes up close and the feel the magnitude of Lake Nicaragua.You will visit Ojo de Agua in Ometepe where you will be able to relax by the natural spring, lay on a hammock, swim or enjoy the wild life. You will also visit Playa Santo Domingo, a beach located between both volcanoes, a great beach to swim and also enjoy local restaurants.Then visit Charco Verde, also called Laguna Verde (Green Lagoon). It is closed off from the lake by only a thin strip of land. The lagoon provides a shelter place for many birds. Punta Jesús María is the most western point of Ometepe. A narrow strip of sand stretches out into Lake Nicaragua, where you can walk on this strip of sand, with water splashing in from both the left and the right. Upon your return to the mainland, your driver will take you back to your original departure point.

$350 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3-Day Tour to Ometepe Island from León

Day 1Leaving from León at 8am to San Jorge where we will catch a ferry to Ometepe. We will arrive early in the afternoon and we will discover some of its great beaches and reserves, among which Jesús María and Charco Verde Natural Reserve, where we will spend the night.Day 2We will have a nice and easy trek in the morning up to San Ramón waterfall. In the afternoon we will relax in Ojo de Agua natural pool. Night at Charco Verde.If you want to experience a hard trekking, you can trek Concepción or Maderas volcan at an extra cost.Day 3We will have a nice walk in Charco Verde reserve in the morning and we will catch a ferry to go back to León at around 2pm. Ferry schedule can change and it does not depend on our company.Back to León at around 6pmNote: Meals are not included.

$725 Cultural & Theme Tours

10 Days - Guatemala Mayan Explorer

Highlight: Antigua - Pacaya Volcano - Lake Atitlan - Chichicastenango Market - Semuc champey - Flores -Tikal Ruins.Start in: Guatemala CityEnd in: Guatemala CityGroup size: Minimum 2 Maximum 12 paxPhysical Rate: 3/5. Trip style: Self Guided Tours. Departure Date: All year Around.Day 1 Guatemala city – AntiguaOur driver will be met you in the Aurora airport Guatemala city to transfer you at your Hotel in AntiguaDay 2 Antigua – Lake AtitlanYou will be transferred from your hotel in Antigua to Panajachel for you next night. You will stay in mayan Family in San Jorge village. Experience local life maya people.Day 3 Lake Atitlan – by BoatYou will have a shared boat as an day tour to visit, mayan communities, such as, San Pedro, Santiago and San Antonio. later you will be back to your hotel.Day 4 Panajachel – Chichicastenango – Antigua (only Thursday and Sunday)You will be transferred to Chichicastenango Market, for a largest touristic market of Guatemala, you will have enough time to bargain and make a lot of Shopping and interacting with skills mayan sellers.Day 5 Antigua  - Pacaya Volcano Active Trek.Our driver and guide will pick you up from your hostel to transfer you for 1 hours by bus to Pacaya Volcano base and you will walk up for 2 hours to the amazing volcano peak.Day 6 Antigua – Lanquin- Semuc ChampeyYou will be transferred from Antigua hotel to Lanquin, today you will be travelling for whole day. of course you have technical stop along the way.Day 7 Lanquin – Kanba ( Kanba caves & Semuc champey day tour)Our local Guide will be met at your hotel reception for a day tour, to experience the real and virgen Caves of Kanba and for your relax by the Crystal natural water of Semuc champey Pools.Day 8 Lanquin –Semuc Champey – Flores               Your will be transferred from Lanquin to Flores by our shared van to Flores, today you will be travelling for whole day. of course you have technical stop along the way.Day 9 Flores – Tikal tours experience.Our driver will meet you on your hotel for your transfer to Tikal park, this tour you will take earlier in the morning, you will be the first travellers who get in  the Park, you will have a chance to see monkeys and silent staying in the jungle area.Day 10 Flores – Guatemala  cityYou will be transferred in the First class public day autobus to Guatemala city.At this point you will finish your trip with us, in Guatemala, you can flight home or you only take a plane to Costa Rica, or Mexico city for your next destination.

$370 Multi-day & Extended Tours

2-Day Trip to Ometepe

The biological importance of the island has been recognized nationally and internationally. The Nicaraguan government has designated the area as an important biological reserve that restricts economic projects. Ometepe is also part of UNESCO’s World Network of Biosphere Reserves after its nomination was approved unanimously at the XXII Session of the International Coordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB) of UNESCO. During your visit to Ometepe, you can enjoy hiking both volcanoes, cooling off in the fresh waters of Lake Nicaragua at Playa Santo Domingo, tasting gourmet coffee at Finca Magdalena or going for a bike ride along the small towns in the island. During this tour you will be picked up at 7am and taken to San Jorge where you will embark on a ferry to Ometepe. All activities are included and you may choose which one you want to participate in. You will have a one-night accommodation with breakfast and lunch and will be accompanied by a bilingual guide the whole time.

$1120 Transfers & Ground Transport

Nicaragua Highlights: A 10 days program with weekly departure on Mondays

Explore Nicaragua's pacific region, while visiting famous turistic and local destinations day by day.Day 1Arrival at Managua International Airpot. Transfer to hote in the capital city. Accommodation: Hotel Mansión TeodolindaDay 2During the morning you are transferred to León, one of Nicaragua's oldest and most influential cities. Accommodation: Hotel AustriaDay 3Enjoy a wlaking city tour aroun León famous cultural and historic sites. Afternoon at leisure. Optional tours available. Accommodation: Hotel AustriaDay 4You are transferred to Granada, belived to be the second oldest city established in mainland Latin America by the Spanish conquest. On the way enjoy a Masaya tour while exploring the touristic points of the region as the Masaya Volcano and artisan market.Accommodation: Hotel El AlmiranteDay 5During the morning dalight yourself with a Isletas Boat Tour around lake Nicaragua and some of it's 365 islets. Optional tours available. Accommodation: Hotel El AlmiranteDay 6You are transferred by vehicle and ferry to the marvelous Isla de Ometepe. An island with two volcanoes located in a fresh water lake. During the afternoon enjoy a selfguided tour around Charco Verde Nature Reserve.Accommodation: Hotel Charco Verde.Day 7Day at leisure to enjoy the surroundings in Isla de Ometepe. Experience the tranquility in this charming island.Optional tour available.Accommodation: Hotel Charco Verde.Day 8You are transferred by ferry to San Jorge port, then you continue to Laguna de Apoyo Nature Reserve. A crater lagoon surrounged by nature and native wildlife.Accommodation: Ecolodge San SimiánDay 9Day at leisure to enjoy the peace at the nature reserve. Don't miss the amazing landscapes. Accomodation: Ecolodge San SimiánDay 10Tranfer to the International airport in Managua. End of services. Flight back home.Thank you for traveling with us!