15 Jan Atlas Nicaraugua Tour 2015 – Best of Both Worlds
Spend your first few days discovering Nicaragua’s cultural offerings, the land of lakes and volcanoes indeed, hike to the Masaya Volcano viewpoint and peek directly into the belly of this little blue dot we call earth.
Navigate Granada’s hundreds of tiny tropical islands – isletas – if you’re lucky you may even see the local alarm clocks – Howler Monkeys.
Next Travel to the colonial city of Leon and Cerro Negro Volcano, about an hour’s long hike stands between you and some spectacular scenery, after a little breather, a selfie or two, we’ll suit up, strap in, and sand board our way down the side of the still active Volcano.
Now that you’re a little sore and all tuckered out we get to relax and unwind with 4 nights and 5 days at the all-inclusive Barceló Montelimar Beach Resort. Enjoy an hour long massage on us!
***All Transportation and admittance fees included***
You Will Visit: Managua, Granada, Leon, Masaya Volcano, Cerro Negro Volcano, Montelimar Beach Resort.
Wednesday February 25th – Day 1 – Arrive Managua
Arrive at Managua International Airport where a Wayman Tours Representative and Atlas Travel Gurus Liaison will welcome you. Transfer by bus from Managua International Airport to Hotel Hex in Managua.
Details: Check In at Hotel Hex Dinner at Hotel Hex.
Thursday February 26th – Day 2 – Masaya Volcano/La Ceiba Island/Granada
Today you will travel to Masaya Volcano National Park, Hike to a viewpoint, Lunch at La Ceiba Island, and finally to Granada for the evening and your overnight stay.
Details: Breakfast at Hotel Hex
Travel by private bus to Masaya Volcano National Park, Disembark and hike 20-30 minutes to a viewpoint of the crater. Once we descend from the volcano, our guide will transfer us to the city of Granada.
In Granada we will travel to a small port and navigate the isletas by boat finally coming to La Ceiba Island. Here you may Kayak around the lake, relax on a hammock or go for a swim.
Lunch at La Ceiba Island
Return to Mainland and transfer to Alhambra Hotel where we will check in and our guide will give us the 411 on the best places to shop, eat, or partake in the local nightlife. Free Night in Granada.
Dinner not included
Friday February 27th – Day 3 – Granada/Leon/Cerro Negro Volcano
Today we start with a tour of Granada, afterwards we move to Leon to Check into our new hotel. From our hotel we lace up our hiking boots and transfer to Cerro Negro Volcano. 1 hour hike up the volcano and then shred some serious sand down. Return to Hotel for evening and overnight stay.
Details: Breakfast at Alhambra Hotel
After breakfast we’ll take a tour of the city of Granada and learn a little about the history and culture in this part of the country. Our Guide will then transfer you to the Colonial City of Leon, where we’ll check in to Hotel Real Leon.
Lunch at Le Turon Restaurant
After Lunch we’ll head back to the Hotel Real Leon, take a few minutes to digest, use restrooms, and change before we make the half hour bus ride to Cerro Negro Volcano**. We have about an hour’s climb to the top, where we can take pictures, peek into another volcanic crater, and prepare for our sand board adventure down the still active volcano. Once we make it down the slope and our knees quit knocking and adrenaline has returned to normal levels we will return to Hotel Real Leon.
**Please Note: Travellers who do not want to participate in the sand boarding part of the tour have the option to Take a Bus Tour of the City of Leon**
Dinner at Le Turon Restaurant
Once again our guide will give us the 411 on local hotspots and Best Buys. Free Night in Leon.
Saturday February 28th to Wednesday March 4th – Day 4 to 8 – Leon/Barceló Montelimar Beach Resort – All Inclusive
Travel from the City of Leon to Nicaragua’s Beautiful coast and the Barceló Montelimar Beach Resort. Spend the next 5 days and 4 nights at this all inclusive resort, Casino, Disco, Wonderful Beaches, and all the food and drink you could possibly enjoy.
Details: Breakfast at Hotel Real Leon
After Breakfast we’ll pack our bags hop on the bus and transfer to Barceló Montelimar Beach Resort. For the next 5 days and 4 nights, enjoy the pool, beaches, disco, casino, or work on your tan. Oh! and enjoy an hour long massage on us!
Wednesday March 4th – Day 8 – Barceló Montelimar Beach Resort/Managua
Today we work our way back to the capital city Managua to ready yourselves for the trip home.
Details: Breakfast at the resort.
Checkout at 11:00 am, bags will be stored in the luggage room, until Departure at 3:00 pm. Please pack a change of clothes and towel should you decide to go for a swim after checkout. You will return to Hotel Hex in Managua to rest, and pack for the airport in the morning.
Thursday March 5th – Day 9 – Managua International Airport
Travel by bus to Managua International Airport where you will begin your journey home. An Atlas Travel Gurus Liaison will be travelling home with you.
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