Nicaragua Best Tours and Activities

Cerro Negro and Volcano Sand Boarding from Leon
Cerro Negro and Volcano Sand Boarding from Leon
         
Leon
4 hours
from 38 USD
Join this 4-hour tour departing from Leon and enjoy a great view and feel the emotion of boarding on the slope of an active volcano! Cerro Negro is one of the most recent deliveries of the volcanic history of the planet. This young volcano has a height of 726 meters above sea level and its name derives from its characteristic color because it is surrounded by a layer of ash and rock that made impossible the growth of vegetation on its slopes. Join us and we'll take care of everything! You just have to enjoy!
Leon City Tour
Leon City Tour
         
Leon
4 hours
from 45 USD
Leon is not only Nicaragua's second largest city but also one of the liveliest cities in the country. It is here that the political movements are most active, partially because it is also home to the first university that was founded in Nicaragua. Leon is packed with young people, there are many interesting museums and street art. But the simple truth is that, with all its decadence, it manages to be simply gorgeous.
3 Hour Walking Tour of Granada
3 Hour Walking Tour of Granada
         
Granada
3 hours
from 54 USD
Explore the city of Granada on this 3-hour walking tour. Relax on a horse drawn carriage through the city before continuing on foot. Visit an art gallery, the old convent of San Francisco and climb to the top of Iglesia La Merced's tower for amazing views of the surrounding area.
Mombacho Reserve: Canopy Adventure
Mombacho Reserve: Canopy Adventure
         
Managua
Flexible
from 72 USD
Discover the stunning terrain of the Mombacho stratovolcano on this exciting full-day tour. Spend the afternoon flying over the forest canopy on a vast and thrilling canopy course.
Cafe Las Flores Coffee Plantation Tour from Managua
Cafe Las Flores Coffee Plantation Tour from Managua
         
Managua
4 hours
from 77 USD
Most of us drink coffee every day, but we likely don't put a lot of thought into how the beans are harvested, roasted and packaged for sale. Learn all about these processes with this 2-hour guided tour of Hacienda El Progreso, a certified Rainforest Alliance coffee farm that produces Caf Las Flores, one of the finest coffees in the country. Tour the farm, located at the bottom of the Mombacho Volcano, and learn how coffee goes from a cherry on a tree to being washed and dried and eventually roasted and in your cup. Includes hotel pickup and drop-off.
Private: Cerro Negro Volcano Sandboarding from Granada
Private: Cerro Negro Volcano Sandboarding from Granada
         
Granada
1 day
from 82 USD
Sand board an active volcano, Cerro Negro's sandy slopes awaits for you! Climb a volcano of 500 meters high and descend it in less than 10 minutes! Begin the adventure hiking 1-hour to the top of the Cerro Negro Volcano. Once you reach the summit, enjoy the panoramic view and unique landscape of the Cerro Negro. To end this amazing journey, prepare yourself to make your heart beat faster in a sandboarding descent! Are you ready?
Masaya Volcano and Handicraft Market Day Trip from Managua
Masaya Volcano and Handicraft Market Day Trip from Managua
         
Managua
5 hours
from 85 USD
Volcanoes, folklore and handicrafts aren't an obvious combination, but on this 5-hour guided tour you'll see they go together quite well. First drive to Masaya Volcano National Park and have the opportunity to stand right on the edge of a volcanic crater. Then head to the city of Masaya to browse in the intriguing handicraft market, a spot crammed with the work of local artists and craftspeople. Learn about the history of the volcano and Masaya from your guide and leave with a souvenir or two.
Mombacho Volcano Zipline Canopy Tour
Mombacho Volcano Zipline Canopy Tour
         
Managua
5 hours
from 90 USD
Try ziplining on a volcano covered in cloud forest on this 5-hour adventure. Travel from Managua to the majestic, 4,410-foot-tall (1,344-meter) Mombacho Volcano. Soar through a lush Nicaraguan forest teeming with species seen only here, going from platform to platform with an expert guide who explains the history and nature of the area. Includes hotel pickup and drop-off.
Managua City Sightseeing Tour
Managua City Sightseeing Tour
         
Managua
6 hours
from 95 USD
Discover the capital of Nicaragua on this 6-hour guided city tour that will introduce you to the country's history and beauty! Visit the ruins of the Old Cathedral of Managua and Rub n Dar o National Theatre. See the National Palace of Culture, home to the National Archive, the National Library and the National Museum, which you'll tour. And visit Tiscapa Historical National Park and the Metropolitan Cathedral.
Masaya and Catarina Day Trip from Managua
Masaya and Catarina Day Trip from Managua
         
Managua
8 hours
from 98 USD
Travel to the beautiful towns of Masaya and Catarina on a guided day trip from Managua. Visit Masaya Volcano National Park to observe the active volcano up close; visit the town's craft market; and tour the Ecological Museum with your bilingual guide. Then, head to the charming town of Catarina, where you'll admire impressive panoramic views of Mombacho Volcano, the city of Granada and Lake Nicaragua.
Hiking and Sandboarding in Cerro Negro
Hiking and Sandboarding in Cerro Negro
         
Leon
5 hours
from 105 USD
Experience a thrilling unique adventure in Nicaragua: Sandboarding in Cerro Negro! Listed as number 2 on CNN's 'Bucket list of things to do before you die', this tour will take you to hike the Cerro Negro volcano (Black mountain) where you will enjoy impressive views of the volcanoes of the Pacific's Ring of Fire and end with the highlight of the tour: sliding down the volcano until reaching the base!
Granada City Tour from Managua with Boat Ride on Lake Nicaragua
Granada City Tour from Managua with Boat Ride on Lake Nicaragua
         
Managua
8 hours
from 111 USD
Experience the colonial city of Granada and the enormous Lake Nicaragua on this day trip from Managua. In the city, visit the Casa de los Tres Mundos cultural center, tour the Convent and Museum of San Francisco, browse local markets and admire gorgeous architecture around the main square, Parque Central. Then, hop in a boat for a cruise around Lake Nicaragua's archipelago of tiny tropical islands. Learn about the islands' ecosystems from your guide and see native flora and fauna.
Green Mountains of Matagalpa and Coffee Tour
Green Mountains of Matagalpa and Coffee Tour
         
Managua
1 day
from 117 USD
Visit one of the best sustainable coffee farms of Nicaragua. Learn about coffee production from coffee plantations to drying patios and tasting different types of coffee. Besides, enjoy the green landscape listening to birds, howler monkeys and streams running down from the mountains.
Leon Day Trip from Managua
Leon Day Trip from Managua
         
Managua
8 hours
from 120 USD
Visit the colonial city of Leon on this day trip from Managua. Explore two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Leon Viejo and the Cathedral of Leon, and learn about the history of this charming city from your knowledgeable, bilingual guide. Discover Nicaraguan art culture with a tour of the Ortiz Gurdian Foundation's Art Center and learn about the life of famous Nicaraguan writer Rub n Dar o while touring the Rub n Dar o Museum.
Day Trip to Masaya and Granada from Managua
Day Trip to Masaya and Granada from Managua
         
Managua
8 hours
from 125 USD
Visit the Nicaraguan cities of Masaya and Granada on this day trip from Managua. First explore Masaya, where you'll discover a large local market filled with beautiful handmade crafts and jewelry. You'll also see an active volcanic crater in Masaya Volcano National Park before you head to colonial Granada, where you'll visit the Convent and Museum of San Francisco, Cathedral of Granada, Independence Plaza and more!
Apoyo Lagoon Adventure from Managua
Apoyo Lagoon Adventure from Managua
         
Managua
8 hours
from 126 USD
Venture to the scenic Apoyo Lagoon Natural Reserve on a guided day trip from Managua. This relaxing outdoor adventure introduces you to one of Nicaragua's most famous natural reserves. With your guide, discover the flora and fauna surrounding the lagoon and watch for toucans, howler monkeys, rare butterflies and more. Relax on the shores of the unique lagoon, created from a 200-centuries-old crater, and take a refreshing swim. You also have the option to take a kayak out on the water!
Mombacho Volcano Nature Reserve Hiking and Ziplining Tour
Mombacho Volcano Nature Reserve Hiking and Ziplining Tour
         
Managua
7 hours
from 134 USD
Visit the Mombacho Volcano Nature Reserve on this day trip from Managua! Explore the inactive volcano on foot with your expert guide and discover unique plants and wildlife, including more than 30 species of reptiles, monkeys and birds. Then, experience the adrenaline rush of ziplining above a lush rainforest landscape and coffee plantations while enjoying panoramic views of Granada and its surrounding area. This outdoor tour is perfect for those seeking an adventure!
Masaya and Apoyo Lagoon Tour from Granada
Masaya and Apoyo Lagoon Tour from Granada
         
Granada
7 hours
from 139 USD
This tour is all about nature and culture! Immerse yourself in the Nicaraguan culture by visiting Masaya's fine handicraft market; enjoy here the creativity from the local artisans and may even purchase souvenirs at reasonable prices. Continue your cultural experience by visiting some typical White Villages, enjoy great views of Apoyo Lagoon and take part of creating beautifully handmade souvenirs with a local family. Finally enjoy a dip in the clear waters of Nicaragua's most gorgeous lagoon: Apoyo.
Mombacho Cloud Forest Reserve: Hike and Zipline Tour
Mombacho Cloud Forest Reserve: Hike and Zipline Tour
         
Granada
6 hours
from 139 USD
Mombacho volcano is the defining feature of the Granada skyline. In this tour you will enjoy a hike in the mysterious cloud forest reserve of the volcano; the hike will take you through several trails where you have the chance to get closer to nature while enjoying great views of Granada, Lake Nicaragua and nearby areas. Then, enjoy a safe zipline tour, conducted by professional guides, from station to station above the coffee plantations. A fun experience!
Cerro Negro Volcano Sandboarding Tour from Managua
Cerro Negro Volcano Sandboarding Tour from Managua
         
Managua
10 hours
from 146 USD
Enjoy a thrilling sandboard adventure down Cerro Negro Volcano on this day trip from Managua! Hike to the top of Cerro Negro and take in panoramic views of both the Telica and San Cristobal volcanos before surfing down the side of the volcano on a custom sandboard. This adrenaline-filled activity is a unique way to discover Cerro Negro Volcano, one of Central America's youngest volcanoes, and its surrounding sites.