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(505) 2270 1936

(505) 2315 4099

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From its beginnings in 2002, Vapues Tours has evolved into one of Nicaragua's leading tour operators, known throughout the travel industry for its professionalism and reliability. Offering personalized travel services (including customized itineraries, day tours, transportation, accommodations, and guides), the Vapues team comes with extensive and in-depth knowledge of Nicaragua's premier destinations and lesser known regions.

Vapues' goal is to provide unique and memorable experiences tailored to each client's interests and needs. It offers a wide variety of activities including trekking, cultural tours, natural reserves, bird watching, and volunteer opportunities.

Through their passion for conversation and philanthropy, Vapues is actively developing and supporting new Nicaraguan destinations with a focus on eco and community-based tourism. It is also an active member of the Rainforest Alliance and founder of Bosawas.com, an initiative that aids in the branding of sustainable tourism in Nicaragua.

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Vapues in Managua
Teléfono: (505) 2270 1936

Vapues in Granada
Teléfono: (505) 2552 4835

Vapues in León
Teléfono: (505) 2315 4099

Specialties

Cerro Negro Express (León), Las Isletas Express (Granada), Bosawas City Maps.

Office(s)

Managua
Del Restaurante La Marseillaise 1 c. al sur, ½ c. al Este .

León
Costado norte, Iglesia El Laborío,
Restaurante CocinArte.

Granada
Costado Sur de la Catedral.

Tours

  • San Jacinto Mud Fields & Tortillas Wokshop (Every Saturday)

    Visitors are sure to be impressed by the incredible forces of nature present at the boiling volcanic mud fields of San Jacinto. Located just outside a small community near León, these volcanic fields serve as ‘breathing holes' for the nearby volcanoes and, in turn, help to prevent future eruptions....

  • Cerro Negro Express - Hike

    Climbing to the top of the Cerro Negro is an impressive experience, and the climb is surprisingly easy. This active volcano, the youngest in the Western Hemisphere and one of the most accessible in Nicaragua (altitude 675 m.) is totally covered with black sand and rock. From the top, you will have...

  • Granada - City Tour

    No visit to Granada is complete without a tour of the citys beautiful historic center and what better way than on a traditional horse-drawn carriage. Founded by the Spanish in 1524, Granada is considered to be one of the oldest colonial cities in the Western hemisphere.

    On this privately guided...

  • Leon City - Walking Tour

    Explore the rich cultural and political history of one of Nicaraguas oldest and most influential cities. Defined by its graceful Spanish colonial architecture and fascinating political history, you will soon discover why León is considered to be Nicaragua's historical, cultural, educational...

  • Cerro Negro - Ash Boarding Seat in

    The more adventurous should challenge their hand at Ash Boarding; the new extreme sport which allows visitors to descend the black sands of Cerro Negro strapped onto a board.

    Upon arrival at the volcano, pay the small entrance fee to get into the park. Once inside make your way up to the Cerro...

  • Las Isletas - Boat Tour

    A boat trip through the Isletas of Granada is a great way to explore Lake Cocibolca, the great lake of Nicaragua. Depart from your hotel and head towards Cabaña Amarilla harbor where you will board a private motor boat and explore Las Isletas of Granada. Situated at the foot of the impressive...

  • Leon Viejo - Walking Tour ( Every Thursday)

    The first capital of Nicaragua, León Viejo or the old León, suffered severely after an eruption of the nearby Momotombo volcano in 1578. Soon after it was abandoned by all inhabitants and a new León was constructed 30 km to the west where it currently stands today.

    Officially...

  • Juan Venado Island Natural Reserve - Motorboat Tour

    Juan Venado Natural Reserve is an impressive mangrove sanctuary, and a well-kept secret among tourists. The beauty of this remote area is unprecedented.

    Transfer from León to the Pacific bay of Las Peñitas where you will board a motorboat towards the island. As you wind your way...

  • Mombacho Volcano - Crater Trail

    Situated in a beautiful cloud forest and home to a wide variety of vegetation and wildlife, a visit to Mombacho Volcano is a great way for any nature lover to spend the day.

    Drive to the top (1150 meters) of the volcano in a 4x4 vehicle. After a quick trip to the scientific station explore...

  • León - Momotombo Volcano - Hike (Every Friday)

    At 1297 meters above sea level, it's hard to miss this majestic volcano located on the north side of Lake Managua. Both its altitude and perfect volcanic cone make Momotombo Nicaragua's most impressive volcano. With its last eruption dating back to 1905, Momotombo is still considered to be quite...

  • Granada - Las Isletas - Bike and Boat Tour

    Begin your biking adventure in Granada's Central Park and head through the colonial city towards the La Cabaña Amarilla port. Stop along the way to learn about the Spanish colonial history surrounding the harbor and lakefront - an area occupied by pirates for more than 200 years. From here,...

  • Mombacho Volcano - Canopy Tour

    Enjoy views of the Mombacho Volcano and Cocibolca Valley from a bird´s eye perspective on this adventurous canopy tour. Zip through the treetops as you go from platform to platform ranging in height from 10 to 100 feet above the canopy floor. All guests are accompanied by an expert instructor...

  • Las Isletas - Kayak Tour

    Kayaking through Las Isletas of Lake Nicaragua is an exciting and relaxing way to explore the area on your own. As you navigate through the calm waters with your bilingual guide, with Volcán Mombacho as your backdrop, be sure to keep an eye out for the many species of birds and wildlife that...

  • Mombacho Volcano - Puma Trail

    Situated in a beautiful cloud forest and home to a wide variety of vegetation and wildlife, a visit to Mombacho Volcano is a great way for any nature lover to spend the day. Drive to the top (1150 meters) of the volcano in a 4x4 vehicle. After a quick trip to the scientific station explore this impressive...

  • Masaya Volcano - Lava Rock Night Tour from Granada

    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...

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

    Visit Volcán Masaya, one of Nicaragua's most active volcanoes and get a view of the smoking crater. If you are lucky, you might even spot some of the green Parakeets (Chocoyos) that call the Santiago crater their home.

    Next, head over to the town of Masaya, famous for its handicrafts...

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

    The Masaya Volcano
    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...

  • Ticuantepe - Montibelli Wildlife Reserve - Birdwatching Tour

    Tour through the Montebelli Wildlife Reserve where you will be able to appreciate the songs, shapes and colors of more than 168 species of birds. Depending on the seaso, you may also see the mating ceremonies and how the parents make their nests and feed their offspring.

    There are several paths...

  • Granada - Cacao Farm & Las Isletas - Boat, Hike, and Horseback Tour

    Explore the diverse islands of Granada located in Lake Nicaragua, Central America's largest fresh water lake. Be amazed with the majestic views of Mombacho Volcano and the natural beauty of the area.

    The tour begins with a boat ride across Lake Cocibolca in the private nature reserve La Calera,...

  • Masaya - Noche Nicaragüense from Granada

    Nicaragua is all about traditions and visiting the Folkloric evenings on Thursday nights is a great way to become acquainted with the rich history and culture of this unique Central American country. The event is held on the old market and showcases a wide variety of traditional dances and musical...

  • Las Isletas - Electric Boat Tour & Zopango Island

    Explore the flora and fauna and tranquil lifestyle of Lake Nicaragua in a silent and environmentally friendly electric boat.

    Depart from the marina and head out for a guided tour of Las Isletas of Granada. Arrive at the private island of Zopango, situated in the Asese Bay directly in front...

  • Mombacho Volcano - Las Flores Coffee Farm Tour

    Vapues Tours offers you the unique opportunity to visit a working coffee plantation, idyllically located on the slopes of the Mombacho Volcano, where you will learn about the process of coffee cultivation, harvesting and processing. Your bilingual guide takes you on a walking tour through the plantations....

  • Zapatera Island Tour - Full Day

    A visit to Zapatera gives visitors a glimpse into pre-Columbian life in Nicaragua. Once serving as an important ceremonial site, many traces of pre-Columbian civilization can be found on the island. Numerous treasures have been unearthed on the island including statues, petro glyphs, and ceramic artifacts;...

  • Las Isletas - Electric Boat Tour & Zopango Island (groups)

    Explore the flora and fauna and tranquil lifestyle of Lake Nicaragua in a silent and environmentally friendly electric boat.

    Depart from the marina and head out for a guided tour of Las Isletas of Granada. Arrive at the private island of Zopango, situated in the Asese Bay directly in front of...

  • Mombacho Volcano - Crater trail (groups)

    Situated in a beautiful cloud forest and home to a wide variety of vegetation and wildlife, a visit to Mombacho Volcano is a great way for any nature lover to spend the day.

    Drive to the top (1150 meters) of the volcano in a 4x4 vehicle. After a quick trip to the scientific station explore...

  • Masaya Volcano - Lava Rock Night Tour from Managua

    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...

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Overall rating: ***

The tour guide was cool but hard to understand

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up close and personal cultural tour

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Expensive but it worth it.

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