At the airport you will meet our representative who will help you with your luggage and with the transfer from the airport to your hotel. You will receive a package with a welcome letter and the details of your itinerary, receive your reserved rental vehicle and continue to your hotel in Carazo.
Breakfast. The boutique hotel Dsantos is located within a private wildlife reserve, between the municipalities of Dolores and Jinotepe, in the heart of the “Golden Triangle”. It is also a small farm that produces arabica coffee, so on this day you’ll have the opportunity to walk the trails of the coffee plantations and observe birds and some mammals that live on the reserve. The reserve has a very pleasant climate that will make your stay a lovely memory.
Breakfast. In the morning you will drive to the Montibelli Private Reserve, located west of Managua. Once in the reserve, prepare for a walk along “El Pochote”, a circular trail of approximately 3 km. Walking through this path is the experience of walking through a shaded green tunnel filled with butterflies and beautiful ferns, and there’s a good chance of spotting the howler monkeys. Free afternoon to rest or learn more about this impressive reservation.
Breakfast, then you’ll go to the north of Nicaragua to the mountains of Estelí, specifically to Tisey, located just 23 km from the city of Estelí. Also known as “El Diamante de las Segovias”, Estelí is comfortably located in between mountains, and thus has a great climate — the city of Estelí is one of the coolest in all of Nicaragua, with a monsoon-style climate typical of highlands, characterized by subtropical dryness but still quite cool. In some areas it has a more tropical savannah-type climate, modified by the mountain ranges and hills that surround the city. Arrive at your lodge. Free time to rest.
Breakfast. On this day your local guide gives you a tour of the area, either on foot or on horseback through the property. It is a very attractive site with views of the city of Estelí, ideal for breathing fresh air, away from noise and everyday life, and to enjoy some food, including cheeses and homemade jellies made on-site, as well as first-class organic products.
Breakfast. Free morning at your disposal, an opportunity to select a tour of the property or of the city of Estelí, then go to the city of Matagalpa to tour this interesting city on your own, visit the Carlos Fonseca national hero museum, the chocolate factory, or just have a cup of coffee before continuing your journey until you reach the Black Forest Ecolodge, located on one of the first coffee plantations in Nicaragua.
Breakfast. At 9:30am you will have a tour of the property to learn about the coffee process (from seed to cup), and more, including history, climate, sustainable use of by-products, among other things. You can visit the nurseries, coffee plantations, organic laboratory (methods of organic farming and composting), on the tour you will see the harvesting and measuring of coffee, and finish with a visit to the museum and taste a cup of coffee made with organic coffee from the hacienda.
Breakfast. Time to leave Matagalpa and go further into the north of Nicaragua to one of the regions with the most pleasant climate — Jinotega, land of coffee plantations and mountains. From here you’ll go towards the Datanli – El Diablo nature reserve. Here is La Bastille Ecolodge. Optional: Ecolodge activities available as hiking, bird watching, coffee tours, horseback riding, among others.
Free day in the lodge.
Breakfast. On this day you’ll head to Managua, on the way to your hotel you will have the opportunity to visit the historical center of Managua, to see the ruins of the old cathedral, the national palace and the Salvador Allende port. At the end of the afternoon a representative of the car rental company will show up to pick up the vehicle.
Breakfast. Transfer by shuttle to the Managua international airport to get your flight home.
* Prices based on double occupancy * Package subject to availability at the time of booking * Important: Rooms for triple and quad occupancy only have 2 double beds - Package valid for 2018
Airport assistance and welcome kit.
Excursions and activities not specified on the itinerary.
Meals and services not specified on the itinerary.
Airport taxes on the day of departure.