Nature & Adventure in Nicaragua

Enjoy the diverse variety of multi-faceted Nicaragua – from cloudforests to rainforests, from sandy beaches to volcanic slopes, from grand Spanish colonial cities to more remote & humble hamlets. All locations offer a wide variety of activities for anyone looking for adventure in a natural environment when on their Nicaragua holiday – kayaking, hiking, volcano dust-boarding, zip-lining, snorkelling & diving, cycling and sailing, fishing and surfing.


DAY 1:

Fly to Managua, via Madrid or the US (other routes available). Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your starting hotel. Welcome to Nicaragua!

DAY 2:

Transfer to Isla de Ometepe, a beautiful island on Lake Nicaragua. Home to 2 volcanoes, Ometepe offers a fascinating view into Nicaragua’s indigenous past.

DAY 3:

Enjoy a full-day tour of the island during which you’ll gain a glimpse into Nicaragua’s indigenous past evidenced by the many diverse petroglyphs, pottery and statues discovered here.

DAY 4:

Transfer to Granada, the jewel of the region’s Spanish-colonial crown. En route stop for a walk on Mombacho Volcano’s cloudforest trails then enjoy some zip-lining through the tree canopy.

DAY 5:

Take a bike & boat tour, cycling around Granada’s colonial heart before sailing around Las Isletas, 365 islands dotted around Lake Nicaragua.

DAY 6:

Transfer to Somoto, a sleepy mountain town located in the north of Nicaragua. Somoto’s impressive church is one of Nicaragua’s oldest.

DAY 7:

Enjoy a full-day hiking tour of the impressive Somoto Canyon.

DAY 8:

Travel to Estelí, known for its striking murals, cigar factories and nearby ancient petroglyphs.

DAY 9:

Enjoy a hike in Miraflor Reserve and get to know hidden waterfalls, organic coffee farms inhabited by exotic birds, or explore the lush cloud forest on horseback.

DAY 10:

Transfer from Estelí to León, Nicaragua’s famous university town and one of its oldest and most influential cities. On arrival enjoy a guided tour of the city.

DAY 11:

Try something unique today and have a go at volcano dust boarding – descend the black sands of Cerro Negro Volcano strapped to a board!

DAY 12:

Transfer to the beach area of San Juan del Sur for some final days of R&R on the beach or by the pool.

DAYS 13 & 14:

Days at leisure on the beach to relax. Options also for surfing and sailing.

DAY 15:

Transfer to Managua International Airport in time for your flight home.

The above sample Nicaragua holiday can be varied in any way you choose to suit your exact requirements so give us a call now on 01932 424252 to discuss any modifications.


Nicaragua has a good range of types & styles of hotels, at a variety of price-points to suit all budgets. Please chat to one of our Travel Consultants to get informed advice as to which hotels they would suggest for your tailor-made holiday to Nicaragua.

Included Tours, Excursions & Activities whilst on your Nicaragua Holiday

The tours, excursions & activities mentioned in the above sample Nicaragua holiday are just a selection of what is available in each location. The programme can be adjusted to fit your particular requirements for this holiday; please liaise with your Travel Consultant to confirm what other activities are available and what you would like to include in your tailor-made Nicaragua holiday.

Duration of your Nicaragua Holiday

If you like the broad sweep of the above sample itinerary but have fewer days to spend on your holiday, or wish to extend it in any way, please ask your Travel Consultant for ideas on how to shorten or lengthen the holiday, or how to reorganise the itinerary.

No-Obligation Quote

We would be delighted to email you a no-obligation, fully-detailed itinerary & quote, containing images of the hotels we suggest for your Nicaragua holiday along with a link to the hotel’s website, plus details of any included tours & excursions. The quote will clearly state what is, and what is not included in the quoted price. If you thereafter wish to make any changes to the initial itinerary – be it an alternative hotel, different activities, a different duration in any location etc. – that’s not a problem and we will continue to work with you to adjust the itinerary until it exactly matches what you’re looking for from this tailor-made holiday in Nicaragua.