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La Uva trail and La Ceiba viewpoint


This experience allows you to walk among the woodlands and cultivated areas, see rural life and breathtaking views of different attractions in Masaya appreciable from the slopes of Mombacho Volcano.

The entry is at the second door from San José farm and here starts La Uva trail where you can see hardwood trees like cedar, guácimo molinillo (type of tree), oak, and other timber species; giant chilamates and medicinal trees such as cinchona among coffee bushes. There is a pleasant tropical climate and temperature about 25°C (77ºF). You will in contact and harmony with nature. In a short walk you will reach La Ceiba Viewpoint, where you can see panoramic views that dominates Los Pueblos Plateau, Apoyo Lagoon, Masaya Volcano, the tower of Masaya stadium and Catarina viewpoint.

During the tour you can see the tallest trees in the property, and "La Ceiba" (ceibo tree) about three hundred years of existence with an elevation between 30 and 40 meters high. Within this path deer, howler monkeys, toucans and birds like orioles and other species can be seen.

Continuing along this trail you will find a giant stone, a place surrounded by bushes and large rocks. Then you will get through the ruins of the farm, where the tour ends while you take a break to go back to the gate of San José farm.

Food is offered as an extra service in the restaurant "El Encanto del Mombacho".

Pants, long sleeve shirt, comfortable for walking shoes and insect repellent.

Elevation: 600 m
Temperature about 25°C (77ºF)


  • Local guide (Spanish).

Tips and Practical Information

  • Duration: 2 hours.
  • Departure and arrival: Rancho in the farm
  • Minimum number of people per tour: 1
  • The maximum number of people per visit: 10.

Departure place(s)

Finca San José main ranch.

Departure time(s)

  • 8.00 AM
  • 9.00 AM
  • 10.00 AM
  • 11.00 AM
  • 1.00 PM
  • 2.00 PM


Participants Price
1 US$ 15.00 per person
2 US$ 15.00 per person
3 US$ 15.00 per person
4 US$ 15.00 per person
5 US$ 15.00 per person
6 US$ 15.00 per person
7 US$ 15.00 per person
8 US$ 15.00 per person
9 US$ 15.00 per person
10 US$ 15.00 per person

Terms and Conditions

General Conditions Finca San José

Cancellation Without Penalty:
Cancellations made at leats 24 hours prior to tour day will not incur in any penalties.

Cancellation Penalties:
Cancellations made with less than 24 hours prior to tour day will be charged 50% of the reservation amount. In case of no-use of the reserved service, the 50% of the total amount of the tour will be charged. These amounts will be additionals to the 10% reservation (no refundable) already payed to assure the booking.