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Tours: Masaya Volcano National Park

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  • Horseback Riding into Masaya Volcano Park

    Operator:
    Cooperativa El Ventarron
    Description

    Enjoy the magnificent view that the Masaya Volcano National Park offers while you go horseback riding. Appreciate the fauna and learn with the explanations about the volcano.

    The meeting point is at Plaza Oviedo within the Masaya Volcano. At this spot, the horses will be waiting to start the tour to the San Fernando crater, where you will receive more information about the volcano. During the tour, the tourist will learn about the vegetation and wildlife that inhabit the volcano, such as coyotes, skunks, racoons, iguanas, deers and monkeys.

    Our next stop will be at the San Juan viewpoint, where a small interpretation will be made about the Pueblos Blancos (White Towns) and its history.

    Recommendations:
    -Bring bottled water and sunscreen.

    Included:

    Starting at US$15.00

    -Local Guide
    -Horses
    -Fruits.

    Not Included
    -Entrance fee to the volcano: C$100 for foreigners.

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  • Horseback Riding to Masaya Volcano from La Sabanita community

    Operator:
    Cooperativa El Ventarron
    Description

    The meeting point is the court of La Sabanita Community, a small and friendly rural town. In here, the tourist will have a brief explanation about the community lifestyle and projects developed as a cooperative to maintain the environment preservation and community development. Then the journey to the Masaya Volcano through a trail little known by tourist will begin.

    Once we are at the Masaya Volcano, its actual state and history will be explained. Some antique pits will be visited and the ascent to the volcano begins. During the tour, an interpretation about the flora and fauna of the area is made until the San Juan viewpoint is reached. In here, the lifestyle and history about the Pueblos Blancos of Masaya are explained.

    The descent begins toward the Oviedo Plaza to have a healthy snack with fruits from the community.

    Note of Interest
    Before the return, the tourist can visit the volcanic caves where bats inhabit. Only for US$2 extra dollars you can have the opportunity to experience the life in a dark cave. This extra service is arranged with the guides.

    Recommendations
    -Bring water, mosquito repellent and sunscreen.

    Included:

    Starting at US$25.00

    -Local Guide
    -Horses
    -Water
    -Tropical fruits from the cooperative.

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  • Masaya Volcano - Lava Tour

    Operator:
    DeTour, Viajes y Cultura
    Description

    You will visit the volcanology center of the Masaya Volcano and its different rooms of history, geology and nature. As well, you will have the opportunity to see the vast crater of the volcano, a cave inhabited by bats and lava inside the crater at noon.

    Included:

    Starting at US$32.00

    -Private transport (roundtrip)
    -Entrance fee
    -Cave tour
    -Guide

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  • Masaya Volcano - Lava Rock Night Tour from Granada

    Operator:
    Vapues Tours
    Description

    Experience the thrilling sights and sounds of the Masaya Volcano by night! Shortly before sunset head over to the volcano where you will hopefully get a chance to see the green "Chocoyos" (Parakeets) returning to their nests inside the crater. Amazingly, these birds have adapted to withstand the sulfurous fumes emitted from the volcano. At around the same time, you will see massive numbers of bats leaving their caves - another great sight. Next, grab a flashlight and helmet before exploring the underground tunnel and rock formations formed by lava streams. The night ends with a trip to a viewpoint which will allow you to look inside the crater mouth, and observe the lava activity from a recent crater formed in 2006.

    Note
    Due to specific administration requirements of the Masaya Volcano National Park, this tour could be suspended if among all the tour operators that offer the same tour, can not reach a minimum of 6 visitors for the elected date. In this case, ViaNica.com will return to its customers the 10% already booked.

    Duration: 4 hours
    Pick up: Your hotel in Granada or at Vapues Tours office in Granada
    Departure time: 4 PM

    Included:

    Starting at US$35.00

    -Transport
    -Bilingual guide and guided walk
    -Entrance fees
    -Use of flashlight and helmet

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  • Masaya Highlights - Masaya Volcano & Artisan Market (Half Day)

    Operator:
    Vapues Tours
    Description

    The Masaya Volcano
    The Masaya Volcano is a volcanic complex composed of a nested set of calderas and craters. The massive outer Nindiri cone host the pit craters of Masaya, Santiago, Nindiri and San Pedro, and is considered as one of the most active volcanoes in Central America. You see the smoking crater and if lucky, the extremely rare Green Parakeets (Chocoyo) which, strangely, call the volcano their home. The Masaya Volcano is the only volcano in the western hemisphere where you are able to drive to the rim.

    The Masaya Market
    After visiting the volcanic complex, you visit the famous Masaya Market. Aside from unique Nicaraguan products such as hand woven hammocks, embroidered blouses, wood carvings, leather goods, ceramics, paintings and hemp weaving the market is very diverse. The Mercado de Artesanías (Craft Market) is located inside what used to be the ‘Mercado Viejo (old market), built in 1891, destroyed by fire twice and is now a safe and comfortable place to do your shopping. Even if you don't buy anything, the Masaya market is an enjoyable and colorful experience.

    Note
    Starting time: 9 AM.
    Duration: 3 hours.
    Pick up: Your hotel in Granada or at the Vapues Tours office (Granada)

    Included:

    Starting at US$40.00

    -Transportation
    -Bilingual guide
    -Entrance fee

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  • Masaya Highlights - Masaya Volcano, Artisan Market, and Villages (Full Day)

    Operator:
    Vapues Tours
    Description

    Look inside an active volcano, explore a colorful market, have lunch at a crater lake and visit its surrounding villages all in one day!

    The tour starts at Masaya Volcano National Park. Your driver will bring you to the summit of the volcano, where you can peek inside the active crater. Your next stop is Masaya's artisan market, where you can purchase quality Nicaraguan handicrafts.

    Before heading to the last stop of the tour, the Pueblos Blancos, a tasty lunch is served at the Apoyo Lagoon. San Juan de Oriente, one of the so-called White Villages, is the last destination. Here you witness local craftsmen producing fine ceramics out of clay.

    Note
    Duration: 7 hours
    Pick up: Your hotel in Granada or at Vapues Tours office (Granada)
    Departure time: 9 AM

    Included:

    Starting at US$45.00

    -Transportation
    -Bilingual guide
    -Entrance fees
    -Lunch

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  • Volcan Masaya and Arts Crafts Shopping

    Operator:
    Gems Tours
    Description

    The Masaya Volcano is actually a volcanic complex composed of a nested set of calderas and craters. The massive outer Nindiri cone host the pit craters of Masaya, Santiago, Nindiri and San Pedro, and is considered as one of the most active volcanoes in Central America. You will see the smoking crater and if lucky, the extremely rare Green Parakeets (Chocoyo) which, strangely, call the volcano their home.

    The Masaya Volcano is the only volcano in the western hemisphere where you are able to drive to the rim.

    After visiting the volcanic complex, you will visit the famous Masaya Market, the very heart of Nicaraguan handicrafts. Aside from unique Nicaraguan products such as hand woven hammocks, embroidered blouses, wood carvings, leather goods, ceramics, paintings and hemp weaving the market is very diverse. You will actually find the best of what Nicaragua's talented craftspeople have to offer. The Mercado de Artesanías (Craft Market) is located inside what used to be the ‘Mercado Viejo (old market), built in 1891, destroyed by fire twice and is now a safe and comfortable place to do your shopping. Even if you don't buy anything, the Masaya market is an enjoyable and colorful experience.

    Note
    -Minimum age:18. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
    -Groups over 10 people, please contact directly with the tour operator.

    Included:

    Starting at US$45.00

    -Transporte
    -Guide

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  • Combo Adventure: Granada Islets and Masaya Volcano

    Operator:
    Explorer Tours
    Description

    The tour begins with a boat trip around the Asese Peninsula, where the amazing islets can be appreciated at the Great Lake Cocibolca. The next stop will be to a community, so tourists can learn about local families, the volcanic formation of the archipelago and its historical and cultural importance.

    The journey continues with the visit to the Masaya Volcano, one of the most visited tourist attraction in Nicaragua. At the end, the next stop will be the old Handicraft Market in Masaya, where items elaborated by Nicaraguan artisans can be found.

    Included:

    Starting at US$46.00

    Granada Islets
    -Transport A/C.
    -Entrance fee to the fortress.
    -Aquatic Transport.
    -Visit to the Monkey's Island.
    -Coco water.
    -Bilingual Guide.

    Masaya Volcano
    -Transport A/C.
    -Entrance fee to the volcano.
    -Handicraft Market.
    -Bilingual guide.

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  • Masaya and Santiago Volcano

    Operator:
    Servitour Monimbo
    Description

    Intended for visitors who like cultural tourism and adventure. You will visit the main city’s sights and visit one of the active volcanoes in Nicaragua. Includes transportation, entrance fees to tourist sites, guide, lunch and snack.

    Recommendation:
    Bring water, sunscreen, comfortable clothing, appropriate footwear, hat, camera.

    Included:

    Starting at US$56.00

    • Transportation
    • Tour Guide
    • Tickets entrances
    • Lunch and refreshments
    • Pick up / Drop off in Masaya
    • First aid.

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  • Masaya & Granada City Tour

    Operator:
    Café Las Flores - Mombotour
    Description

    Granada is the main colonial touristic city in Nicaragua. Founded in 1524 by the Captain of conquest, Francisco Hernández de Córdoba. Granada is a beautiful combination of colors, architecture, customs and tradition. A relaxing traditional carriage ride through the streets of the colonial city, one in boat around the islets of the lake, and the other one visitting its historic center, museums and churches that are part of the tour. Masaya in turn, is the cradle of Nicaraguan folklore and crafts. After an impressive visit to the Masaya Volcano, you can buy leather goods, wood, clay and fabrics produced by craftsmen’s working hands and offer their art to the whole world.

    Included:

    Starting at US$61.00

    • Ground and water transportation
    • Entrance to attractions
    • Bilingual guide
    • Lunch

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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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  • Classic Managua, Masaya (Masaya Volcano) and Granada from Managua

    Operator:
    OCN Tours and Travel
    Description

    This tour start in the capital city and continue in two departament of South-estern Nicaragua. Wi will visit the Volcan Masaya National Park where we an appreciate the smoking crater in this active volcano. Then we will continue to Masaya (city of flowers). Here we will stop in the old Craft Market where you could buy and see real handycraft from Masaya and other points. The tour then continue to Granada, famous for its colonial architcture and the Cocibolca Lake weth 365 little island.

    Included:

    Starting at US$65.00

    • Guide (Spanish, French and English).
    • Transport.
    • Pick up/drop off in Managua.
    • Natural reserve entrance fee.
    • Food.

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  • Bewitched Villages, Masaya Volcano and Coyotepe

    Operator:
    Masaya Tours Nicaragua
    Description

    The first stop will be at Volcán Masaya, an active and historical volcano with many colonial stories to tell. The museum will be visited as well as the Plaza Oviedo, where panoramic views to different craters of the Masaya Volcano can be seen. The tour continues toward the San Fernando Crater and the lagoon viewpoint.

    The next visit will be to El Coyotepe Fortress, where the history of this building during 1893 and 1979 will be explained. From here, panoramic views of the Masaya Volcano and even the Lake Xolotlán can be appreciated.

    Finally, the well know bewitched villages will be visited: San Juan de Oriente, Catarina and Niquinohomo. The tourist will have the opportunity to know the artisans workshops and buy some of their work. Other stop will be at the Church of Niquinohomo, the largest church in Nicaragua. This town is also the home town of the national heroe Augusto C. Sandino.

    Return to the drop off place selected by the tourist.

    Recommendations:
    -Wear comfortable clothes, shoes for hiking, sunscreen and a cap.

    Included:

    Starting at US$65.00

    -Bilingual Guide with first aid knowledge
    -Pick up/ Drop off where the tourist prefers in Masaya.
    -Transport
    -Entrance fee to the volcano
    -Water.

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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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  • Bewitched Villages, Coyotepe, Masaya Volcano and Apoyo Lagoon

    Operator:
    Masaya Tours Nicaragua
    Description

    The tour begins at the Apoyo Lagoon, where the actual situation of the area and the formation of the lagoon will be explained. As well, tourists can take a swim in its turquoise waters.

    After two hours, the tour continues toward the Catarina Viewpoint where a panoramic view of the Apoyo Lagoon, the city of Granada and the Cocibolca lake can be appreciated. This place is also a good spot to have lunch or purchase fast food and beverages due to the restaurants around the area. Other interesting attraction of Catarina is the nursery located in main streets of the small town.

    The next stop will be San Juan de Oriente, where many handicrafts workshops are located. The tour continues toward El Coyotepe Fortress, where the history of this building during 1893 and 1979 will be explained. From here, panoramic views of the Masaya Volcano and even the Lake Xolotlán can be appreciated.

    Finally, the last visit will be to the Masaya Volcano and make the night tour. The museum of the volcano and the Oviedo Plaza will be visited to know more about the active volcano and its colonial stories. To have a more adventurous experience, the tour continues with the visit to the San Fernando crater and the volcano caves, where bats will be seen while walking among volcanic rocks.

    Recommendations:
    -Bring comfortable clothes, shoes for hiking, bathing suit, sunscreen.

    Included:

    Starting at US$75.00

    -Bilingual guide with first aid knowledge
    -Pick up/ Drop off
    -Transport
    -Water

    Not included:
    -Lunch and beverages.

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