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Tours: Apoyo Lagoon

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  • "Herbazales and El Caballito" Trails

    Operator:
    Hey Nicaragua Tour
    Description

    The tour starts at the Mirador de Catarina, where the local guide will explain about the creation and features of the volcanic Apoyo Lagoon, also will announce the general recommendations to be taken during the tour.

    The trailhead is located about 300 meters from the Catarina Viewpoint. The Caballito y Herbazales trail, is one of the traditional paths of Apoyo Lagoon. The tour begins in a young land and ends in ancient lands of over 90, 000 years; this is also the longest trail wich runs through the tropical dry forest where you can spot a wide variety of trees of different sizes and ages, howler monkeys, birds, among others.

    During the tour, you will know the type of volcanic rock that exists in this area and the physical changes experienced by volcanic lands and water sources supplying the people of Catarina, San Juan de Oriente and Niquinohomo.

    At the end of the path we will reach the coast of San Juan de Oriente where you will observe the thermal hot waters or grassland, the best evidence of volcanic activity in Apoyo. Finally, before embarking on the way back, we can take a refreshing swim in the crystal clear waters of the lagoon.

    Once back in Catarina, you can enjoy a delicious lunch or dinner at the Mirador.

    Note: special prices for children up to 8 years old. Do not include them as a participant in the online booking process, but indicate their participation in the comment box. The full fee for children is to be payed as arriving.

    Prices for children up to 8 years old:

    Additional Services available

    • Transfer by car back, avoiding the walk uphill or drop off to your hotel (ask for price and availability).

    Recommendations

    • Bring sunscreen, backpack, comfortable clothing, swimsuit, insect repellent, water and mountain sports or shoes.
    Included:

    Starting at US$27.00

    • Tour leader.
    • Field trip.
    • Admission.
    • Lunch.
    • Stay for day.
    • Different kind of activities.

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  • Trip around Apoyo Lagoon

    Operator:
    Hey Nicaragua Tour
    Description

    The tour will start in the triangle plan of the lagoon, where a local guide will give a brief explanation of the history, geology and Wildlife of Apoyo Lagoon Natural Reserve, the biggest, cleanest and deepest volcanic lagoon of Nicaragua. In addition, general recommendations to be considered during the tour will be provided.

    Throughout the tour you'll pass under a dry tropical forest, cristal clear and turquoise waters, plus the escarpment slopes that possesses this body of water. During the first moment of the tour, we will have the opportunity to observe the hot water flowing from the coast as a result of volcanic activity of the Apoyo lagoon.

    Moving towards the southern sector, in the town of Diriá, where is located the most conserved area of this Natural Reserve, you will find a great number of animals, also you will see the purest water sources that feed the lagoon.

    At noon, exactly halfway, a delicious bath will be taken in the turquoise waters of the lagoon area of ​​Granada. After lunch we will continue the journey to reach the shores of Catarina, where we finish our adventure, and where will board the vehicle that will take us back to the urban part of Catarina.

    Additional Services

    • Pick up /drop off at hotel / hostel meeting point desired by the customer (consult rates).
    • Additional Food: lunch or dinner a la carte (please indicate this option when booking)
    • Rescue with electric boat if the customer wishes during the course of the activity (US$50 payable only if used).

    Recommendations

    • Bring enough water, food, a backpack or bag (comfortable for walking), sunscreen, comfortable clothing, swimsuit, insect repellent and hiking shoes.
    Included:

    Starting at US$33.00

    • Tour leader.
    • Field trip.
    • Snack.
    • Admission.
    • Lunch.
    • Stay for day.
    • Different kind of activities.

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  • Three Volcanoes Tour

    Operator:
    Café Las Flores - Mombotour
    Description

    Nicaragua is known as The Land of Lakes and Volcanoes. It has two enormous water bodies and twentyfive volcanoes that are part of the Pacific Ring of Fire. In this tour you will visit three of these colossus:

    • Volcán Masaya: Ranked as one of the most active in the world.
    • Laguna Cratérica Apoyo: It’s an extinct volcano’s crater, which houses a beautiful lagoon.
    • Volcán Mombacho: This colossal and stunning volcano’s cloud forest offers impressive panoramic views and it is also the home of hundreds of orchids.
    Included:

    Starting at US$63.00

    • Transportation
    • Guía bilingüe
    • Entrance fee
    • Lunch

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  • White Towns, Apoyo Lagoon Hiking tour & Masaya Volcano

    Operator:
    Café Las Flores - Mombotour
    Description

    Discover the customs and traditions of the white towns, visit the Town of San Juan de Oriente where you can see the way they make handicrafts. Also the town of Catarina, a stunning viewpoint to observe the Apoyo Lagoon. Diriomo, known by the Town of witchcraft, get to know how this practice has been passed from generation to generation. After visiting the white towns, start a hike in Apoyo Lagoon from the Town of Diria until we get to the restaurant to have lunch and then enjoy the Beauty and Nature of Apoyo Lagoon. we´ll finish this adventure visiting one of the most active volcanoes in Nicaragua, Masaya Volcano.

    Included:

    Starting at US$75.00

    • -Transportation
    • -Guía bilingüe
    • -Entrance fee
    • -Lunch

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