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Ometepe Island, Nicaragua

3 Days / 2 Nights

Concepcion Volcano, Ometepe, NicaraguaIn Nahuatl Indian language, 'Ometepe' means 'Born from two volcanoes'. Ometepe, the biggest volcanic island in the world situated in fresh-waters, is well known for indigenous legends, culture and traditions. During your stay on Ometepe, watched over by those two volcanic guards, Concepción (1,610 mts) and Maderas (1,345 mts), you will participate in the tranquil life of the Island. Traversing the island will give us the opportunity to become immersed in the daily life of the locals, enjoying the tropical dry forest surroundings, a refreshing swim in the lake waters or just relaxing by the beach in one of the numerous hammocks. You will also have the opportunity to go on a half-day hike to the Maderas countryside at Finca El Porvenir, observing pre-Columbian stones that bear testimony to the Indian heritage on Ometepe.

Recommended gear: Light clothes, comfortable walking shoes or hiking boots, light rain jacket, flashlight, mosquito repellant. Departure: Daily

Day 1: San Jorge - Moyogalpa - Charco Verde - Playa Santo Domingo

Villa Paraiso We will drive to the little charming town of San Jorge where we take our ferry and cruise across Lake Nicaragua in order to reach the impressive volcanic island of Ometepe. Then our driver will be waiting for you in Moyogalpa, the main gateway to the island, and lead you through several little agricultural towns. Our first stop is at the Natural reserve Charco Verde, a small green volcanic lagoon surrounded by lush vegetation, bird life, monkeys, lizards - and steeped in ancient legends. Afterwards we will head south east to the famous Playa Santo Domingo.
Overnight: Hotel Villa Paraiso or Hotel San Juan
Included meals: none

Day 2: Playa Santo Domingo - Finca Magdalena - Playa Santo Domingo

Pre-Columbian History at Finca Magdalena, PetroglyphToday your local tour guide will pick you up at the hotel and start for an interesting tour. We will depart from the hotel and pass several cattle farms, small rural communities, crop fields, and beautiful pastoral landscapes. We will begin our walking from Magdalena farm, a cooperative dedicated to coffee, honey and rice production. Here we will have learn about pre-Columbian history from the thousand year old petroglyphs, that were carved by Nahuas-Nicaraguas. Afterwards a typical farm lunch will be taken at the finca. Weather permitting, great view of the perfect cone of active Concepcion can be observed. In the afternoon we will return to our hotel.
Overnight: Hotel Villa Paraiso or Hotel San Juan
Meals included: Breakfast and lunch.

Day 3: Playa Santo Domingo - Moyogalpa - San Jorge

This morning we will depart from Playa Santo Domingo to Moyogalpa to take the ferry back to San Jorge on the main land. Meals included: Breakfast.

with Hotel Villa Paraiso

Rates per person for 2016/2017



valid through October 31, 2017
  1 pers. 2 pers 3 pers 4 pers
Double - US$406 US$324 US$295
Single US$750 US$512 US$425 US$400
Triple - - US$300 US$276

with Hotel San Juan

Valid Through October 31, 2017
  1 pers. 2 pers 3 pers 4 pers
Double - US$463 US$369 US$362
Single US$875 US$638 US$556 US$525
Triple - - US$350 US$319

Included services :

Not included services:

Ferry schedule: (subject to change without prior notice)

Moyogalpa - San Jorge San Jorge - Moyogalpa
6:00am FO3 7:45am FO3
6:45am FO1 10:30am FO3
9:00am FO3 12:00noon FO1
12:30pm FO3 2:30pm FO3
2:00pm FO1 4:30pm FO1
4:00pm FO3 5:40pm FO3

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