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TOUSP - MGA - 03 BIRD WATCHING

We invite you to share in the pleasant experience of bird watching at the private Wildlife Reserve of Montibelli, an ideal site to appreciate the singing, forms and colors of over 149 species of birds, both migratory and residents. Depending on the season, you might even see courting ceremonies, nesting and how they feed their chicks.

Montibelli provides the birds with a safe and comfortable environment in which to live. It has all the characteristics of the pacific tropical dry forest, with coffee growing plantations melting into the scenery below the shade of colossal trees. In this habitat, we’ll be able to find birds such as motmots, trogons, hummingbirds, wrens, oropendolas, saltators, toucans, manakins, potoos, tanagers, warblers... and many more in a wide diversity of birds that will please the most assorted tastes.


TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Montibelli Private Wildlife Reserve
  • Over 149 Species of Birds
  • Breathtaking Scenery


  • Duration: 4 HOURS

    TOUSP - MGA - 02 MASAYA TRADITIONAL NIGHTS

    Every Thursday night, Masaya organizes its traditional "verbenas" in the historic handicraft market.

    On this night, you’ll travel back in time to the Nicaragua of the past, with special presentations of Masaya folklore groups that promote and encourage the cultural traditions of the Nicaraguan people.

    The city of Masaya is known as the "Cradle of Nicaraguan Folklore" and during your visit to the market, together with tasting traditional Nicaraguan food, you’ll have a chance to admire the craftsmanship of local artisans in an ample variety of works offered at economical prices.

    Amongst the handicrafts, you’ll find beautiful and finely embroidered hammocks that are a symbol of national pride and an icon of our culture. Today, Nicaragua’s hammocks are exported worldwide with great success.


    TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Masayan Folkloric Groups
  • Traditional Nicaraguan Food
  • Traditional Arts and Crafts


  • Duration: 5 HOURS

    TOUSP - MGA - 01 CASA DE LOS MEJ√ćA GODOY

    Enjoy an encounter with the most recognized names in Nicaraguan music. Brothers Carlos and Luis Enrique Mejia Godoy have an incredible following and are revolutionizing Nicaraguan music and folklore. Nicaraguans are very proud of these international cultural advocates who are letting the world know what Nicaragua is all about. Dont miss your chance to experience their music first hand.


    TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Enjoy Traditional Nicaraguan Music
  • Internationally Known Brothers Carlos and Luis Enrique Mejia Godoy


  • Duration: 4 HOURS
    This excursion will take you just twenty minutes from Managua to admire the majestic and imposing crater of the Masaya Volcano, 635 meters above sea level. The crater is reachable directly by car.

    You’ll enjoy a magnificent view of this enormous crater, considered one of the most active in Nicaragua. In the park, you’ll visit the Interpretation Centre where you’ll learn about volcanic activity in Nicaragua.

    After having spent some time admiring this incredible national park, we’ll visit the archaeological museum of Nindiri. In this small town you’ll see samples of items used by indigenous people of the region. Then you’ll continue on to the town of Masaya, the Nicaraguan capital of folklore and handicrafts, also the richest source of handicrafts in all of Central America. The artisans of Masaya are internationally known for their famous handmade hammocks. Beautiful woodwork, sculpted masks, clay ceramics and handmade embroidered blouses can all be found here.

    In Masaya, you’ll have the opportunity to choose from an incredible number of unique local souvenirs to take home to your family and friends.


    TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Masaya Volcano
  • Interpretation Centre
  • Archaeological Museum of Nindiri
  • Markets at Masaya


  • Duration: 5 HOURS

    TOUHD - MGA - 04 WHITE TOWNS

    Come with us and enjoy a trip to the Nicaraguan past, visiting many small towns that still follow old traditions. You will see the Valley of Ticuantepe, La Concha where you will admire some sylvester fruit plantations such as pineapple and pithayas and San Marcos, homeland of the father of the Somozas family dictatorship.

    In addition, you will visit places like Masatepe, which is an ideal place to buy leather shoes and furniture Niquinohomo or "Warriors Town," main venue of the freemen’s General Augusto Cesar Sandino, who also marked the modern history of Nicaragua. Also, see Catarina, a perfect place to buy ornamental plants and enjoy the majestic view of the Apoyo Volcanic Lagoon.

    San Juan de Oriente is the best place to acquire pre-Columbian arts and crafts that are exported to Central America and other countries.

    TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Visit the Valley of Ticuantepe
  • La Concha Fruit Plantations
  • San Marcos
  • Masatepe
  • Niquinohomo
  • Catarina
  • San Juan de Oriente


  • Duration: 5 HOURS

    TOUHD - MGA - 03 MANAGUA CITY EXPLORER

    This excursion introduces you into the culture and history of Nicaragua knowing the museums, parks and historical sites of the Capital of the Republic since 1852, located next to Lake Xolotlan or Managua it is the main entrance for visitors to the country.

    We will begin by a visit to Acahualinca Footprints Museum, where we will see footprints from humans and animals escaping from a volcano eruption between 6.000 to 10.000 years ago.

    Next we will visit historical sites like: The Old Cathedral destroyed by the earthquake of 1972, the Presidential House, the waterfront, the Central Market where you can observe or buy the finest Nicaraguan Handcrafts, the National Palace of Culture, the Central Park, Tiscapa Hill Historical Park, Park of Peace, National Theatre Ruben Dario, the new Metropolitan Cathedral which was the last built in the past century, making it the most modern cathedral of our time.

    TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Acahualinca Footprints Museum
  • See the Old Cathedral
  • Presidential House
  • Waterfront and Central Market
  • National Palace of Culture
  • Central Park, Tiscapa Hill Historical Park and Park of Peace
  • National Theatre Ruben Dario
  • Metropolitan Cathedral


  • Duration: 3.5 HOURS

    TOUHD - MGA - 02 KAYAKING IN LAKE NICARAGUA

    Enjoy the adventure of a lifetime: Kayaking on the water of Lake Nicaragua or Cocibolca, one of the ten biggest lakes of the world, admiring the beauty of Granadas volcanic islands and the nature that surrounds them.

    TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Kayaking on one of the Biggest Lakes in the World


  • Duration: 5 HOURS

    TOUHD - MGA - 01 CANOPY ADVENTURE

    Experience the exhilarating adventure of climbing high above the canopy of the tropical forest to zip-line down from a height of 30 meters (98 feet), from one platform to the next while enjoying close contact with nature. The adventure of flying above the trees is complemented by a short walk down mountain trails surrounded by giant trees, moss, ferns and exotic orchids. You’ll enjoy the enchanting experience of “listening to the silence” mixed with the musical notes of the many beautiful local birds.


    TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Zip-line Through the Forest
  • Mountain Trail Hike


  • Duration: 5 HOURS

    TOUFD - MGA - 08 OMETEPE ISLAND

    Take an unforgettable journey to one of the most beautiful places in Nicaragua. Ometepe Island with its two volcanoes is the world’s tallest lake island at 1,610m (5,282 ft). Our excursion takes us to the southern part of the country, arriving at San Jorges port where we’ll take a ferry to Ometepe, where you’ll have a spectacular view, one of the most impressive in all of Nicaragua.

    We’ll visit the Pre-Columbian Museum, the Green Puddles Lagoon, the volcano Conception and the green volcano Madera. Includes lunch at Santo Domingo beach.

    TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Take a Ferry to Ometepe Island, one of the Most Beautiful Spots in all of Nicaragua
  • Visit the Pre-Columbian Museum
  • See the Volcanoes Conception and Madera
  • Lunch at Santo Domingo Beach


  • Duration: 15 HOURS
    Nicaragua’s unique landscape is truly one of the country’s most striking features.

    The Mombacho Volcano Natural Reserve is covered in an abundance of nature, typical of the tropical rain forest and a singular dwarf forest where you’ll admire the flora and fauna as well as the majestic crater at an altitude of 1.345 meters above sea level.

    This climb is an unequalled experience reserved only for those in good physical condition. Even if you don’t feel like climbing the volcano, being so close to it, you’ll enjoy great views. On a clear day, you’ll also have stunning views of the impressive Marribios volcanic chain

    Then you’ll visit Catarina’s View Point where you can buy souvenirs and enjoy breathtaking views of Apoyo Lagoon.

    Lunch is included.


    TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Mombacho Volcano Natural Reserve
  • Catarina’s View Point
  • View of Apoyo Lagoon
  • Lunch Included


  • Duration: 8 HOURS
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