Nicaragua & Costa Rica Tour 2018/2019
December 27th, 2018 - January 7th, 2019
Cost - $1990 per person based on double occupancy
Dec. 28 Granada
Make your way to the International airport in Managua. Meet your transfer to Granada for your first night in Nicaragua.
Founded in 1524 Granada is the oldest colonial city on the Isthmus; that heritage adds to the charm and character of the place today. Today's Granada is a delightful town, it's streets are lined with Spanish-style houses with large wooden doors opening onto cool interior patios. A wonderful walking city, although some buildings appear to be on the verge of collapse, many others have been beautifully renovated and now function as restaurant, hotel, or residential home. A great way to get a nice overview of the city is by ascending the towers of the La Merced church.
Walk around the city and enjoy delicious dinner on your own at “ La Calzada”
Dec. 29 Masaya Volcano, Arts & Crafts ( with a local guide)
Start your journey with a visit to Masaya Volcano, an active and dormant smoking crater. Visitors can peek over the edge at the Masaya Volcano, and look into the impressive crater, which is continuously emitting smoke and sulfur gases. From this central crater it is possible to start hiking to other craters or viewpoints. Then our driver will take you to the Arts Market where will have the opportunity to admire ceramics, woodcrafts, hammocks and Jewelry, Cigars, leather work & more! Before returning to the hotel, enjoy a scenic town of nurseries & flowers panoramic view of Apoyo crater lake.
Dec. 30 & 31. Jan. 01 San Juan Del Sur
Transfer to beach town of San Juan del Sur.
With a rich history as a sea port and fishing village, and as the most popular Nicaragua vacation destination on the Pacific coast, San Juan del Sur offers a lively mix of local culture and international flare. Direct access to a wide variety of activities, sports, nightlife, and amenities makes San Juan del Sur the ideal location to enjoy your Nicaragua vacation.
You must enjoy a delicious seafood lunch in front of the water, in one of the nicest beaches around San Juan.
Jan. 02 Monteverde
After breakfast, transfer back Peñas Blancas (Costa Rica border). Continue to Monteverde.
Monteverde was founded about 40 years ago by a small group of conservation-minded Quakers who were looking for a peaceful place to live. Its Cloud Forest Reserve is one of the most outstanding wild life sanctuaries in the tropics.
Jan. 03 Monteverde Cloud forest Tour / Sky Trek-Tram (with a local guide)
You will hike through the well-marked-trails, waterfalls, rivers, and the observation area of the park. If you are lucky you might spot a "Quetzal", one of the most beautiful birds in the world. You will also see an amazing variety of flora and fauna in this tour.
Afternoon visit to the Sky Zipline & Tram facilities. The Sky Trek is a system of seven platforms suspended above the ground in the midst of tree boughs. Zip lines attached from one platform to another will allow you to slide with the use of special equipment. In Sky Tram explore the world-famous Cloud Forest of Monteverde in a 5,249 feet ride that would lead you up to Costa Rica Continental Divide.
Jan. 04 & 05 Samara beach
Private transfer Samara is a small sunny town with intact beaches and picture-perfect scenery. It's a 4 mile long, white sand beach surrounded by two exuberant forest hills. It has a superb coral reef and its own picturesque wooded island in the bay - Isla Chora, a perfect spot for birdwatchers. It is a beautiful and safe place for swimming and snorkeling. Samara is considered to be one of the safest beaches, making it an ideal location for family getaways and low-key travel. Three kilometers south of Samara Beach is its sister beach, Carrillo. Similar to Samara, Carrillo is a laidback beach town, but on a much smaller scale. While relaxing, take in some amazing views of the lush mountain ranges in the distance, which provide a unique backdrop for visitors to the beach.
Jan. 06 San José
Private transfer back to San José.
Jan. 07 Departure
Transfer back to the International Airport.
Don’t forget to log on to Kefi Travel Club when you get home to post your pictures and relive the fun!
$1990 per person based on double occupancy
What's included? - airport pickup in Managua and transfer to San Jose, accomodation, breakfast daily, private ground transfer, Granada City Tour, Entrance to Masaya Volcano, Monteverde Cloud Forest, Sky Trek & Sky Tram, all taxes and service fees
Deposit due at time of booking
Second payment due 3 months prior to departure
Final payment due 1 month prior to departure
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