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“Rum Tasting!!”
Review of Hokano Adventures

Hokano Adventures
Ranked #10 of 28 Tours in Leon
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Owner description: Hokano Adventures is a grassroots tour operator specializing in authentic off-the-beaten track adventures throughout Nicaragua. All our adventures are led by local bilingual guides. All our tours are designed to give you an exceptional inside experience of the people, culture, traditions and landscapes of this country. Many of our tours take you right into the homes of local artists where you can watch or learn hands on traditional art forms or cuisine.We also offer customized tour packages, allowing you to design your own adventure or itinerary. All of our adventures focus of giving you the most amazing experience of Nicaragua while at the same helping support the local community. For every tour you take a percent of all our profits go directly towards the non-profit community projects that we support as part of Foundación Hokano.We work with local poor people to empower them to get involved in tourism for better life conditions and teaching them to protect the environment around them. Tours range from volcano hikes, islands, lakes and beaches, visits to local artists and artisans in which you are invited to learn hands on traditional art forms such as primitivism painting, guitar making, sawdust carpets and ceramic sculpting.An important initiative we have is voluntourism: We believe it is an important part of making tourism more sustainable, that it provides travellers and communities a way to connect, to learn, to appreciate each other's cultures, and work towards a better future. Our Voluntours provide opportunities for travellers to engage in community projects that are working on health, education, conservation and small business opportunities around.
Reviewed 5 April 2013

Love Flor De Cana Rum and Carlos offered to give our tour of 6 people a tasting
Not only the history but some drinking games as well
We started with the 18 yr old ...smooth
ended with the 'Plata' brand and mixers.
About 20 full shots later and 2 large platters of food we were feeling great.

It was about $25 a head and changers depending on numbers.
Totally worth the experience Held inn the rear of the VIA VIA bar.

Thank westwoodGlebeSydney
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Hokano-Adventures, Propietario at Hokano Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2013

Dear costumer !
Thank you so much for your review and its make us happy that you have a great experience with our activities. your review is really important for us, we appreciate a lot your opinion.
thank you again and we hope to see you back in Nicaragua again.

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Reviewed 26 March 2013 via mobile

All the sights and info are good. The major problem was if you don't have exact change when you're out on your tours don't be expecting it back.After the rum tasting one of their employees took the group out to a club & street burgers after. He insisted on collecting money from everyone for burgers and nobody had exact change so the money you got back was not right if you even got any back at all. Bad experience with one employee.

Thank jaymar17
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Hokano-Adventures, Propietario at Hokano Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2013

Dear Costumer
Thank you so much for your review, we appreciate a lot of your review and excuse me for the late respond. Your opinion is really important for us for be better and change for give all of our future costumers the best experience with us, and I really want to apologize with you because that bad experience with one of our employee. Its the first time its happen, and I promise our team will make the best for don't let this happen again.
Thank you again and I'm really sorry for your bad experience please accept our apologize.

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Reviewed 1 March 2013

Best tours ever with Aron and Larry! These guys really take care of there guests! The Telica Tour we did was amazing. One of the best trips I ever had. Seeing Lava and then the night hike down the volcan was incredible! Go with those youn guys and you wont regret it!!

Thank Mariposa_86
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Hokano-Adventures, Propietario at Hokano Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2013

Dear Costumer dank you so much for you review of us at Trip advisor its help us to a lot, we are happy that you had an amazing experience throw our touristic activities,
please any advise for make us better is always welcome we always try to do the best of us for all our costumers .
Danke Schöne

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Reviewed 9 December 2012 via mobile

Aaron made our day! Young cool kid who studies in tourism and has tons of info about Nicaragua's political, historical and economical history past and current.
90$ USD - private tour of Leon viejo and laguna asososca. He ll take you to eat a quesillo on the way back. We didnt know where to go out tonight and he s offered to take us out.
I recommend this company
We were very last minute on a sunday morning to book
Service with a smile :-)

1  Thank MontrealCindy
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Hokano-Adventures, Propietario at Hokano Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2013

Thank you so much for your coment and recomendation, we apreciate a lot and hope to see you back in Nicaragua soon.
warm regards

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Reviewed 14 February 2012

If you want to experience the true "Nica" experience, you have to take the Revolutionary Tour with Carlos from Hokano Adventures. You are not going to get some watered version of your high school American History class. This is the real deal tour of Leon and the history of Nicaragua revolutionary years.

Carlos does an amazing job in breaking down the misconceptions and the myths of the history of Nica's revolutionary years. Carlos's company is socially minded and local. Highly recommended!!!

1  Thank Carlo M
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Hokano-Adventures, Propietario at Hokano Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2013

Dear costuer , thank you so much for your review.

we are glad you have an amazing exprience with hokano, its amazing for us to show you the beauty of our country and our issues , how have been our history , our cunture and a lot more, im writting again because for some reason trip advissor reject the last answer i gave you. i hope everything is ging great in your life.

warm regards from Nicaragua

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