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Café Las Flores Coffee Plantation Tour from Managua
"After pickup from your hotel in Managua relax and enjoy the air-conditioned ride to Hacienda El Progreso a coffee plantation located at the bottom of the Mombacho Volcano. Café Las Flores the coffee produced on this plantation is a Rainforest Alliance–certified product and one of the most popular coffees of Nicaragua. Meet your tour guide on arrival at the coffee plantation and learn about the history of coffee growing in Nicaragua and at Hacienda El Progreso. Find out how washed dried
From $77.00
 
Boat Ride Tour in the Nicaragua Lake
"You will be picked up from your hotel and taken to the harbor where you will board a private motor boat and explore the Isletas de Granada for 1.5 hours.During the tour you will enjoy a panoramic view of Mombacho Volcano passing by the house of native families living in the islands the Fortress of San Pablo restaurants and private vacation houses. You will also observe the variety of flora and fauna of the area.When the Mombacho Volcano erupted thousands of years ago it threw huge rocks into Lake Nicaragua. As a result of this violent eruption 365 islets were formed in front of Granada. The islets differ in size between a hundred square meters and over one hundred hectares. The wild nature resident birds and visitors and the day-a-day routine of the local families make it an ideal place for a boat ride or kayaking around the lake.After this delightful voyage it returns to the dock
From $45.00
 
Kayaking in the Isletas de Granada
"A professional driver will pick you up at the hotel of your choosing in Granada and take you to the marina where your kayak will be ready for you. You will receive a brief explanation on how to get the most from the kayak and where you might point your b your driver will return you to Granada. Allow about three hours for this activity from the time you are picked up to the time you return to the city.""""Enjoy a self-guided kayak journey into the mysterious and enchanting Isletas de Granada. Meander among hundreds of islands and see both a traditional way of life and modern developments on these private islands. Wildlife abounds with birds turtles and monkeys up close and chattering in the distance."
From $29.00

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Visit Sebaco and Chaguitillo

Sebaco is at the southern boarder of the Department of Matagalpa at the intersection of the Panamerican Highway and the Matagalpa Highway. Sebaco is a small agricultural town that is very typical of...
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Hiking

Matagalpa is settled in a narrow valley surrounded by mountains. It kind of reminded me of the Pacific Northwest but not as much rain. Lots of forested mountains and country farms. It is also where...
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Birth Place of Ruben Dario

The famous Nicaraguan poet Rubén Darío was born in a village known – at that time – as Metapa. It was later renamed to Ciudad Darío, honoring the beloved poet, four years after his death. The small...
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Snakes

Yep, you heard right. Most of Central America is crawling with snakes. There are some very, very deadly species that inhabit all parts of this lovely department. There is a pit viper species called...
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