This package combines some of the best things Nicaragua has to offer: the beautiful city of Granada, the spectacular crater lake of Apoyo, Latin music, romantic scenic touring and luxurious accommodations where your privacy is valued and respected.
Program during your stay
The itinerary of your stay is as follows:
Day 1 Arrival at Granada, overnight in Granada
You will be welcomed in Granada with a cocktail on the balcony of your hotel. The best room of the hotel, will be ready for you. Amongst other ammenities a relaxing swimming pool and room service will be available
Day 2 City tour and Las Isletas tour, overnight in Granada.
Today you will enjoy two special private tours. In the morning you will make a boat trip through the numerous islands situated in the Lake of Nicaragua and remnants of an eruption of the nearby Mombacho volcano. You will end up having lunch on one of the islands. After arriving back in the city, a private guide and horse-drawn carriage will take you for a city tour, to get to know a little bit of the history of this amazing Spanish-colonial city.
Day 3 Mombacho crater trail, afternoon free, evening (love) serenade, overnight in Granada.
In the morning you will be brought up the Mombacho volcano to enjoy wildlife and some great views over Granada and the Lake of Nicaragua. You will hike a short trail (1.5 km) around the crater. Around noon you will return in Granada to enjoy an afternoon at leisure. In the evening, a (love) serenade will be brought to you by a local Mariachi or Marimba band, while you enjoy a drink at the balcony of your hotel.
Day 4+5 Laguna de Apoyo, lunch at viewpoint, overnight at Apoyo Lagoon.
You are about to get to know one of the most impressive natural sites Nicaragua has to offer: the gigantic Apoyo crater lake, with a diameter of around 6 kilometers. After visiting the viewpoint at the village of Catarina, you will have a scenic lunch on top of the volcano surrounding the crater lake. After that, you will descend into the crater (by car) to your hotel, beautifully situated in a natural reserve inside the crater. Activities that you can enjoy these two days are: lake kayaking, sailing, hiking or some romantic swimming amidst the great biodiversity of the area. Dinner is included both nights.
Day 6 Masaya market, transfer to Managua, overnight in Managua.
Today you will leave Apoyo lagoon behind you. Before heading back to Managua, however, you will make a stop at the Masaya handicrafts market, a great opportunity for buying souvenirs to remember this trip forever. Here you can find all kinds of typical Nicaraguan folkloristic products, such as hammocks, paintings and fine ceramics.
Day 7 Transfer to Managua International Airport.
- lodgement (available in comfort and superior class)
- lunch at Las Isletas and Apoyo Lagoon
- dinner at Apoyo Lagoon
- overland and aquatic transportation (private)
- touring as described
- entrance fees
- musical entertainment & welcoming cocktail
- services of local agent