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Vapues Tours

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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 a certified member of the Rainforest Alliance.

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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

Standard Packages, Tailor Made Packages, Day Tours, Adventure, Volcano Boarding, Nature Reserves, Cultural Tours, Trekking, Bird Watching, Sustainable Tourism, Volunteer Oportunities. Languages: Dutch, English, French, Spanish.

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 Volcano - 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 (728 MASL), is totally covered with black sand and rock. From the top, you will have an incredible...

  • Granada - City Tour

    No visit to Granada is complete without a tour of the city's historic center. Founded by the Spanish in 1524, Granada is one of the oldest colonial cities in the Western hemisphere.

    On this guided walking/ horse-drawn carriage tour you explore the San Francisco church and neighboring San Francisco...

  • León City - Walking Tour

    Explore by foot the fascinating history of one of Nicaragua’s oldest and most influential cities. During this guided walk you visit revolutionary murals, baroque and neoclassical churches and an art museum displaying works by internationally renowned artists. We continue the tour exploring the...

  • Cerro Negro - Volcano Boarding

    The perfect spot for adventurers! Cerro Negro is the youngest volcano in Central America as well as one of the most active ones. Upon arrival at the volcano, you receive a short technical training from your experienced bilingual guide.

    The ascent can be steep and tough due to the loose rocks...

  • Las Isletas - Boat Tour

    Situated at the foot of Mombacho volcano, Las Isletas consist of around 360 small islands, formed by a volcanic eruption 20,000 years ago. You are transferred to the harbor where you meet the captain and you board a motor boat. During the tour your guide points out the exotic flora and fauna you encounter.

    You...

  • Leon Viejo - Walking Tour (Every Thursday)

    Come and discover the Ruins of León Viejo, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2000.
    León Viejo (Old León) was the first capital of Nicaragua, founded in 1524 by the Spanish conquistadores, south...

  • 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

    Mombacho Volcano Nature Reserve is a cloud forest with a wide variety of vegetation and wildlife. A truck brings you to the top of the volcano. After a short stop at the science station you explore this impressive volcano on a guided hike.

    The well-kept crater trail (1.5 km) leads you around...

  • Las Isletas - Bike and Boat Tour

    Begin your adventure in Granada's Central Park and head through the colonial city towards Las Isletas. At the port we load your bike onto a boat and take off for a tour of Las Isletas.

    After the boat tour, you disembark at the shipyard El Diamante. You continue by bike through several small...

  • Mombacho Volcano - Canopy Tour

    Enjoy views of the Mombacho volcano from a birds eye perspective! You zipline through the treetops as you go from platform to platform ranging in height from 10 to 100 feet above the canopy floor.

    The canopy tour is located in a cloud forest, just 18 kilometers from the colonial city of Granada....

  • Las Isletas - Kayak Tour

    If you are looking for a quiet experience in the wilderness, this tour is perfect for you. As you navigate through the calm waters with your guide, be sure to keep an eye out for the different species of birds and wildlife that inhabit the lake and its surroundings. You pass by local fishing communities...

  • 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)

    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...

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

    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....

  • Montibelli Wildlife Reserve - Birdwatching Tour

    Visit the Montebelli Wildlife Reserve where you can appreciate more than 168 species of birds. Depending on the season, you may also see the mating ceremonies and how birds make their nest and feed their offspring.

    There are several trails, ranging between 30 minutes and 2 ½ hours. It...

  • Granada - Cacao Farm, Horseback Ride & Las Isletas Tour

    Explore the diverse islands of Granada located in Lake Nicaragua.

    The tour begins with a boat ride across Lake Cocibolca in the private Nature Reserve La Calera, which is located at the base of Mombacho Volcano. At La Calera begins your horseback ride guided tour across the tropical forest...

  • Masaya - Folklore night 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...

  • Mombacho Volcano - Las Flores Coffee Farm Tour

    You visit the coffee plantation of Café Las Flores, idyllically located on the slopes of an inactive volcano. The plantation forms part of the Mombacho Volcano Nature Reserve. Here you learn about sustainable coffee cultivation,...

  • Zapatera Island Tour - Full Day

    Zapatera Island is a dormant volcano with an area of 52 km2 - making it the second largest island in Lake Nicaragua after Ometepe. The island contains some of the most important pre-Columbian sites in Nicaragua. Despite its natural...

  • Leon - El Hoyo Volcano Hike

    El Hoyo is a volcanic complex consisting of several volcanic structures and is easily recognized by the huge hole located on the slope of the volcano. To begin, you are brought to the volcano's base by a four-wheel drive through the impressive volcanic chain, 'Los Maribios'. During the climb you have...

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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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