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Arts, culture and tradition of Los Pueblos Blancos


The tour starts at the Catarina Overview, where our guide will explain to participants about nature, culture and tradition of Los Pueblos Blancos and the incredible diversity of the Apoyo Lagoon.

Then you will move up to a workshop on bamboo in Catarina, where you will have the opportunity to learn from local artisans the bamboo management for handicrafts use. Everyone will have the opportunity to make their own bamboo product (small samples) twith support of local artisans.

The next stop is in the village of Niquinohomo; birthplace of Sandino, where the group will attend the production of traditional rosquetes (nicaraguan cookies) made ​​with the same formula for many decades. In the candy workshop, the group will have the opportunity to try the products and participate in the process of preparing the traditional sweet candies.

Finally, the group will move to San Juan de Oriente, where thry will visit a workshop of artisans who make products with mud. You will get first hand knoledge in the production process of this art and you will be able to experience the work of the artisan through two activities: First you can play with clay to create the shape of the figure and then you can let your imagination run free with paintings in traditional colors some pieces previously made by the same craftsmen. At the end of the activity you may bring a small souvenir of remembrance.

Throughout the tour, you will appreciate all the gardens and nurseries that are between one people and another.

Back in Catarina you could taste delicious lunch or dinner.

Note: special prices for children up to 8 years old (US$15 per child). 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.

Additional Services:

  • Transfer (Check availability and prices).
  • Lunch/Dinner.


  • Bring sunscreen, backpack, comfortable clothing, swimwear, sports or mountain shoe style, water and repellent.


  • Touristic Guide
  • Admission
  • Equipment
  • Handicraft workshop activity.

Tips and Practical Information

  • Difficulty: low.
  • Duration of tour: 2-5 hours.
  • Departure Time: Indicate your preferred hour in the comment box when bookin.
  • Starting and ending point: Hey Nicaragua office in Catarina city.
  • Minimum number of people per tour: 1 person
  • Maximum number of people per tour: 7 people (inquire for larger groups).

Departure place(s)

Hey Nicaragua Office. Costado Sur del parque central de Catarina


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2 US$ 32.00 per person Book Now
3 US$ 21.00 per person Book Now
4 US$ 16.00 per person Book Now
5 US$ 15.00 per person Book Now
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7 US$ 15.00 per person Book Now

Terms and Conditions

General Conditions Hey Nicaragua Tour

Cancellation Without Penalty:
Cancellations made over than 8 days before the day of arrival will not incur any penalties.

Cancellation Penalties:
Cancellations made with less than 8 days before the day of arrival or in case of no-use of the reserved service, 50% of the total ammount will be charged.