Nicaragua One Day Tour from Guanacaste is an excellent option to discover a different culture, gastronomy, and architecture in a one-day trip. Nicaragua is a beautiful country full of colors, active volcanoes, and colonial towns, some of the oldest in Latin America founded in 1524. This is the perfect way to discover Nicaragua in just one day!
Nicaragua One Day Tour from Guanacaste starts early in the morning heading to Peñas Blancas where the border between Costa Rica and Nicaragua is located. Once on the border, your guide will help you with all the paperwork. He will take your passports to proceed with the paperwork in both borders. You can visit the duty-free shops where you will find electronic items, clothing, liquor and other products free of taxes.
After passing the border and just 10 minutes after crossing you will visit the shores of Great Lake of Nicaragua. Here you can take beautiful pictures of the world’s largest island in a freshwater lake, Ometepe Island. Nicaragua One Day Tour continues to the Catarina’s´ Lookout Point. This is an amazing extinct crater with a beautiful lagoon and awesome views of Granada and the Nicaragua Lake. You will visit the local hand-craft market where you can buy excellent clothes, shoes, belts, also jewelry and souvenirs for all the family and friends.
Nicaragua One Day Trip takes you later to visit the majestic Masaya Volcano. This is a fully active crater with gases emanating from the crater to form an impressive cloud in the sky. In clear you can see the lava lagoon in the crater. This is a great opportunity to visit a living volcano. As well from here you can have amazing views and incredible volcanic landscapes.
Nicaragua One Day Tour continues the journey towards the Colonial City of Granada. Here you will visit La Merced church where you can visit the tower and have an amazing panoramic view of the city and the lake. Also, you will take a walk through the city center where you can see the different colonial-style buildings. You will see the local council, the amazing cathedral, and the fortress besides many other colonial homes. Walk by La Calzada, the oldest road in the town made of cobblestones.
Finally the last stop on your Nicaragua One Day Tour takes you towards the Granada Islands on the Nicaragua Lake. Take the boat for your ride around these beautiful islands made by the eruption of the Mombacho Volcano and enjoy the amazing landscapes and fauna. Once we finish with this activity we will start our drive back to Costa Rica.
Rates Nicaragua One Day Tour
From Playas del Coco, Ocotal, Hermosa, Riu Guanacaste Hotels, Andaz Papagayo, Secrets Papagayo, Occidental Papagayo, Mangroove Hotel, Planet Hollywood Guanacaste, Four Seasons Peninsula.
$130 pp. From Tamarindo, Conchal, Flamingo and Potrero. $150 pp. From Dreams Las Mareas $140 pp.
Regular Tour Includes:
- Tour Guide
- Border Taxes
- Breakfast & Lunch
- Visit Masaya Volcano
- Catarina’s’ Lookout Point and Souvenirs Market
- The Colonial City of Granada
- Nicaragua Lake Boat Tour
- Pick up times variate depending on your area this will be communicated to you by email.
- For reservations, we need Full names, Passport numbers with expiration dates and citizenship.
- Passports need at least 6 months before expiring.
- You need a copy of your flight itinerary with you to show at the immigration office. This is a requirement to enter back into Costa Rica.
- Breakfast is taken in Nicaragua. Please bring something with you as we can’t assure the time we will take on the border.
- Some restrictions and extra visas may apply for citizens of India, Asia, and the Mid East.
- Every person from South America must carry their yellow fever vaccine card. This is mandatory to enter Nicaragua.