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Full Day Nicaragua Tour from Costa Rica

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    Stop At: Native's Way Costa Rica, Meters West Of Banco Nacional 50 Next to La Oveja Negra Surf Club, Tamarindo 50503 Costa Rica

    You will picked up from your hotel promptly and taken to the border where your guide will help you in every step of the crossing, which takes about 30 minutes. The guide will make the process easy for you and will take care of all of the passport paperwork and visas. From here we will travel to eat a hearty breakfast to start off the day.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Mirador de Catarina, Catarina Nicaragua

    Here you will enjoy an incredible view over the dormant volcano crater, Granada, and Lake Nicaragua. You will be allowed to walk around freely for a while before getting back in the bus and heading to the next stop.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Masaya Crafts Market, Antiguo Mercado de Masaya, Masaya Nicaragua

    Do some shopping for inexpensive souvenirs and experience the Nicaraguan life style before sitting down for a typical Nicaraguan lunch.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Masaya Volcano National Park, Masaya Nicaragua

    An active volcano where you will have the opportunity to stand right next to its crater and hear it rumbling and spewing of gases. An incredible, rare sight.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Catedral de Granada, Costado Este del Parque Central, Granada 43000 Nicaragua

    An old Colonial town near Lake Nicaragua. Stop at La Merced Church, considered one of the most beautiful buildings of Granada. It is flanked by a large tower that houses the church bells. You will ascend the stairs and reach the roof of the church. From here, you’ll have a panoramic city view of Granada, Mombacho Volcano, and Nicaragua Lake with the islets. This is the perfect place to take pictures of the beautiful city and the surroundings.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Las Isletas, Nicaragua

    Your last stop is a one hour boat ride in Lake Nicaragua viewing the Nicarguan Islets around sunset. Your guide will stop by Monkey Island consisting only of monkeys that will come out and take food from your guide on the boat! You will then head back to Costa Rica, stopping on the way to pick up some snacks for the ride home.

    Duration: 1 hour
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    Reviewed yesterday

    It was a great day, very interesting tour. Full of information and great ambience with very professional guide and driver, 100% sure i ll recommend it. Highlight, feeding spider monkeys with avocado. Of course the chance to see the lava is awesome. Thanks Native’s way...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Santiago M
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    A good organization to cross the border from Costa Rica to Nicaragua. The visits were interesting though short compared to the car ride that takes us about 10 hours of our day. The boat ride on the lake near Granada, to go feed spider monkeys...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank tigroueleven
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    The tour itself was informative and we got to stop at many places, the most impressive being the volcano visit and Lake Guatemala boat tour where we got to feed Spider Monkeys. However it was a very long day, starting at 4 am and not...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank FafelC
    Reviewed 23 June 2019 via mobile

    I really enjoyed this tour!! Claudio with Natives Way was our guide and he was excellent! Like most others that shared a review, I will say that you definitely need to be prepared for a super long day!! If you’re visiting Costa Rica, you definitely...More

    Thank nisehill78
    Reviewed 10 June 2019 via mobile

    My friends and I had a great time with Claudio! He was very knowledgeable of the country and we seen some incredible sites! The Volcano is by the the coolest thing you’ll ever see. Highly recommended despite whatever negative misconceptions, Nicaragua is beautiful with the...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Apezzulo
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    16 June 2019|
    Response from Santiago M | Reviewed this property |
    Yes they do pick you up in Tamarindo
    25 April 2019|
    Response from rominasaba30 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi! Not necessarily, you can visit them at their sales office located at the heart of the town, and they can guide when will be your better option :) Hope that this helps :)
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    12 March 2019|
    Response from juliecurryphotograph | Reviewed this property |
    Shorts and Tshirts and maybe a sweatshirt. Yes, I stayed at the RIU and transport to and from was available through the tour at no extra cost.
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