You’ll be greeted at Managua Airport by our friendly Green Pathways driver, a private airport shuttle will transfer you to your boutique hotel in Managua.
We start the day off with a private transfer to the cool mountains of Jinotega and La Bastilla Lodge. The afternoon will be spent relaxing, taking in the fresh mountain air and exploring the surroundings of the lodge.
Let’s take an early walk in the cool cloud forests in search of sloths, howler monkeys, agoutis and a variety of bird species.
After lunch and a relaxing afternoon we revisit the cloud forests, but this time at night to catch a glimpse of owls, kinkajous, and the singing frogs.
Today we drive to the colonial city of Granada. You’ll have the afternoon to yourself to explore the sights, smells and flavours of Granada before retiring to your boutique hotel, where you’ll be enjoying the night in one of their beautifully maintained guest rooms.
After an early breakfast we will visit the cloud forest covered Mombacho Volcano. With the knowledge of a local guide we will explore the “Puma Trail” a walk that features stunning views, lush forest, wildlife such as monkeys, sloths, reptiles, deers plus a huge variety of plants, fungi and orquids.
After refueling with a delicious lunch, we’ll board a boat and explore the bird haven “Isletas de Granada” before making our way back to Hotel for the night.
Private transport this morning followed by a ferryboat to the beautiful volcanic Island of Ometepe; Its name derives from the Nahuatl words ome and tepetl, meaning two mountains. This twin volcano island sits in Lake Nicaragua.
Tonight, you’ll enjoy stunning views of Lake Nicaragua from your hotel cabin.
We’ll have a full day to explore the island. Starting with a hike to the San Ramon waterfalls through tropical dry forest, then onto the fresh waters of “Ojo de Agua” for a relaxing swim before heading back to Hotel for the night.
Free relaxing morning along the shores of Lake Nicaragua before boarding the domestic flight over the island and south to the Caribbean coast and end of the San Juan river.
Spend the evening in a remote jungle lodge listening to the tropical noises and sound of the river.
A full day spent exploring the Rio Indio and Indigenous Rama community. This is true immersion into their little unknown culture.
Return to the lodge for the evening. Option to take a night hike into the jungle to spot night birds, mammals and lots more.
This morning we jump on board our panga boat and travel up river to the fortress town of El Castillo. Passing by the jungle fringed rivers, small islands and even smaller river communities.
A day spent exploring the quant river side town, the fortress and learning of its history. Spend the afternoon in the Bartola reserve exploring the jungle, sloths, birds and poison dart frogs. Returning to El Castillo for the evening.
Morning boat ride back up river to San Carlos and onwards to the capital for your final evening.
Morning private transfer to Managua airport for departing flights