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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
 
Ometepe Island Day Trip from Managua
"Experience the richness of Nicaragua’s Ometepe Island on this 12-hour tour which combines culture and nature. After pickup at your Managua hotel travel by air-conditioned coach for 2 hours through the lush Nicaraguan landscape to the port at San Jorge. Enjoy a 1-hour ferry ride on the lake. Once on Ometepe Island explore the Ceibo Museum famous for its pre-Columbian pieces that reflect the culture of the different ethnic groups that have inhabited Ometepe. Next discover Charco Verde Nature Reserve home to two majestic volcanoes — Concepción which rises 5
From $160.00

Most Viewed Warnings and Dangers in Departamento de Matagalpa

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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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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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"Matagalpa"
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"Matagalpa - the surrounding landscape"
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