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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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    Departure Point
    1: JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa, Hacienda Pinilla, Provincia de Guanacaste, 50309, Costa Rica
    2: Guanacaste Province, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
    3: Playa Conchal, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica
    4: Provincia de Guanacaste, Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
    5: Guanacaste Province, Las Catalinas, Costa Rica
    6: Playa Grande, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica
    7: Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica, Playa Matapalo, Carrillo, Guanacaste Province, Sardinal District, Costa Rica
    8: Playas del Coco, Provincia de Guanacaste, Coco, Costa Rica
    9: Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica, Guanacaste Province, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
    10: Playa Panama, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica
    11: Andaz Costa Rica Resort At Peninsula Papagayo - A Concept By Hyatt, Peninsula Papagayo, Guanacaste Province, Papagayo Peninsula, 50104, Costa Rica
    12: Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica, Playa, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica
    13: Guanacaste Province, Liberia, Costa Rica

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Hacienda Pinilla/JW Marriott: 4:00 AM (please let reception or security know we are coming to pick you up)
    Langosta/Tamarindo Hotels, Condos, Apartments, Houses: 4:30 AM
    Conchal, Brasilito, Flamingo, Potrero Hotels, Condos, Apartments, Houses: 4:30 AM
    RIU Guanacaste & RIU Palace: 5:00 AM (bring copy of passport)
    Playas del Coco Hotels, Condos, Houses: 5:20 AM
    Playa Hermosa & Playa Panama Hotels (Secrets Papagayo, Mangroove), Condos Houses: 5:30 AM
    Liberia Peri Supermarket: 5:45 AM
    Andaz, Four Seasons, Planet Hollywood: 5:00 am
    Dreams Las Mareas: 6:00 AM
    Pick up times are an estimate. Please be ready at the specified time but it may take us up to 20 minutes longer depending on that days pick up schedule and traffic.
    Departure Time
    Hacienda Pinilla/JW Marriott: 4:00 AM (please let reception or security know we are coming to pick you up)

    Langosta/Tamarindo Hotels, Condos, Apartments, Houses: 4:30 AM

    Conchal, Brasilito, Flamingo, Potrero Hotels, Condos, Apartments, Houses: 4:30 AM

    RIU Guanacaste & RIU Palace: 5:00 AM (bring copy of passport)

    Playas del Coco Hotels, Condos, Houses: 5:20 AM

    Playa Hermosa & Playa Panama Hotels, Condos Houses: 5:30 AM

    Liberia Peri Supermarket: 5:45 AM

    Dreams Las Mareas: 6:00 AM

    • Pick up times are an estimate.  Please be ready at the specified time but it may take us up to 20 minutes longer depending on that days pick up schedule and traffic.
    Duration
    15h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Bottled water
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Hotel, Condo, or House pickup and drop-off
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • National Park fees
    • Entry/Admission - Masaya Volcano National Park
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants. Please bring your passport on the day of your tour
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Claudio and all of our guides were wonderful. The food was perfect and the sites visited were so much fun.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank MikeBurger
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Excellent day trip! It is a full day, but each of the stops was really enjoyable. Claudio was a wonderful tour guide and made the border crossing very smooth. Nicaragua is clean, safe and beautiful. The Volcano was amazing and its national park was pristine....More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Leif E
    Reviewed 17 August 2019

    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 23 July 2019

    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 18 July 2019 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
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    Melbbb
    16 June 2019|
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    Response from Santiago M | Reviewed this property |
    Yes they do pick you up in Tamarindo
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    26 April 2019|
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    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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