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León City tour and Mud pools of San Jacinto

León City tour and Mud pools of San Jacinto - Leon, Nicaragua

Duration: 1 day
Location: Leon, Nicaragua

From USD
$32.50

During the León City Tour, you will visit the most beautiful places of this colonial city. After this you will go and see the mud pools of San Jacinto where you can admire boiling mud pools.

Guided visit through the colonial center city of Leon ... More info ›

During the León City Tour, you will visit the most beautiful places of this colonial city. After this you will go and see the mud pools of San Jacinto where you can admire boiling mud pools.

Guided visit through the colonial center city of Leon. The meeting point is in the office of El Perezoso agency at 9:00 AM. Visit to the most important museums of the city. Climb to the roof of the cathedral to have a panoramic view of Leon from the top. The tour last 3 hours and it end up by noon. After this tour you will go and visit the mud pools of San Jacinto and discover more about the natural force of the volcanoes in Nicaragua.

This guided tour is offered in English, Spanish and Italian. There is not a minimun age to participate, but participants younger than 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

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Juan Venado Island Nature Reserve

Juan Venado Island Nature Reserve - Leon, Nicaragua

Duration: 1 day
Location: Leon, Nicaragua

From USD
$45.00

Belonging to León and located between Las Peñitas Beach and Salinas Grandes community, Juan Venado Island Natural Reserve is 22 km long and 1500 mt wide in its widest part.

Since 1983 the Island is one of the 76 national areas protected by the state of Nicaragua for its biodiversity.

Its characteristic mangrove forest is home to miles of migratory birds, of several species of reptiles, among which crocodiles, and of a large number of small mammals. From august to December you can seen Paslama turtles laying eggs, which is a species actually declared in danger of extinction.

WHY TRAVELLING WITH EL PEREZOSO?

In order to organize the trip in the Reserve we work with Ulises Zamora, a well-known fisherman belonging to Salinas Grandes community and recognized by the Tourism Institute as a professional guide.

Departure from Leon city at 8:00 AM, arriving to Juan Venado Island reserve entrance by Las Peñitas beach at 8:30 AM ... More info ›

Belonging to León and located between Las Peñitas Beach and Salinas Grandes community, Juan Venado Island Natural Reserve is 22 km long and 1500 mt wide in its widest part.

Since 1983 the Island is one of the 76 national areas protected by the state of Nicaragua for its biodiversity.

Its characteristic mangrove forest is home to miles of migratory birds, of several species of reptiles, among which crocodiles, and of a large number of small mammals. From august to December you can seen Paslama turtles laying eggs, which is a species actually declared in danger of extinction.

WHY TRAVELLING WITH EL PEREZOSO?

In order to organize the trip in the Reserve we work with Ulises Zamora, a well-known fisherman belonging to Salinas Grandes community and recognized by the Tourism Institute as a professional guide.

Departure from Leon city at 8:00 AM, arriving to Juan Venado Island reserve entrance by Las Peñitas beach at 8:30 AM. You will visit the mangroves area by motor boat with a local guide who will show you the local flora and fauna. The tour inside the reserve lasts between 3 or 4 hours, and during sea turtle nesting season you could also visit a sea turtle nursery. In addition to being in touch with nature, you will have the opportunity to take a dip in the ocean during this tour. Return to Leon city at 12:30 PM.

Recommended

Use sunscreen and repellent. Bring a cap or hat, and extra clothes. Don’t forget your swimsuit.

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Somoto Canyon from León

Somoto Canyon from León - Leon, Nicaragua

Duration: 9 hours
Location: Leon, Nicaragua

From USD
$75.00

A walk, a small boat and tire in the waters within the Somoto Canyon, is the adventure proposal that awaits you here. You will admire the stunning beauty of this place and enjoy a unique experience.

A walk, a small boat and tire in the waters within the Somoto Canyon, is the adventure proposal that awaits you here. Departure time from Leon at 7:00 AM and arrival to the canyon around 10:00 AM ... More info ›

A walk, a small boat and tire in the waters within the Somoto Canyon, is the adventure proposal that awaits you here. You will admire the stunning beauty of this place and enjoy a unique experience.

A walk, a small boat and tire in the waters within the Somoto Canyon, is the adventure proposal that awaits you here. Departure time from Leon at 7:00 AM and arrival to the canyon around 10:00 AM. The travel begins with a short walk through the first stretch of the river until a boat that will take you to the “gates” of the canyon.

To advance to the inner part of the canyon is necessary to do so with the help of the guides on inflated truck tires, as a float, which is a real experience. You can enjoy a refreshing dip in one of the natural pools of water and listen to the legends and adventures in the canyon, told by local guides.

You will admire the stunning beauty of this place and enjoy a unique experience. The tour lasts a full day.

Note: There is no minimum age for participants, but younger than 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

Recommended

Bring comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen, swimwear, extra clothes and food.

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Cerro Negro and Asososca Lagoon

Cerro Negro and Asososca Lagoon - Leon, Nicaragua

Duration: 5 to 6 hours
Location: Leon, Nicaragua

From USD
$55.00

The Cerro Negro was born one morning in April 1850 amid tremors, subterranean noises and projections of lava, 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.

This volcanic lake, Asososca Lagoon, with transparent water is situated in La Paz Centro town, being part of “Pilas el Hoyo volcanic complex” protected area ... More info ›

The Cerro Negro was born one morning in April 1850 amid tremors, subterranean noises and projections of lava, 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.

This volcanic lake, Asososca Lagoon, with transparent water is situated in La Paz Centro town, being part of “Pilas el Hoyo volcanic complex” protected area. Asososca, which in Nahualt means “water mirror”, is surrounded by “Ajusco” and “El Hoyo” volcanoes and preserves a beauty that very few people come to enjoy.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Cerro Negro, Nicaragua

Cerro Negro
• Climbing the volcano for its rocky trails (approx 1h).
• Sandboarding !! (Down the slopes of the volcano with handmade sledgeboards) - no previous experience necessary, everything will be explained very well. Total Duration Of Tour: 4h.

Trekking Time: 2h.

Level: Easy.

Asososca Lagoon
• Walking down to the lake, which is 30 minutes approximately (possibility of horse-riding, booking it in advance, depending on availability).
• You can enjoy a refreshing bath and contemplate the suggestive landscape of the area. Asososca, which in Nahualt means “water mirror”, is surrounded by “Ajusco” and “El Hoyo” volcanoes and preserves a beauty that very few people come to enjoy.

Included: Private transport, guide, entrance to the reserve, water

Not included: Food

Recommended: Comfortable shoes, sunscreen, hat

Duration: 6 hours

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5-Day Rural Communities and Nature: El Chile, Bosawas, Estelí and Somoto Canyon from León

5-Day Rural Communities and Nature: El Chile, Bosawas, Estelí and Somoto Canyon from León - Leon, Nicaragua

Duration: 5 days
Location: Leon, Nicaragua

From USD
$600.00

Join this 5-day private tour and visit the Northern Nicaraguan best natural reserves.

You will go to the Indigenous community El Chile, close to Matagalpa, where you will learn about traditional looms and handcrafts ... More info ›

Join this 5-day private tour and visit the Northern Nicaraguan best natural reserves.

You will go to the Indigenous community El Chile, close to Matagalpa, where you will learn about traditional looms and handcrafts. You will also discover Bosawas Natural Reserve, with its flora and fauna.

Finally you will visit a tabacco industry in Estelí and you will discover Somoto Canyon's hearth by swimming in its natural pools and having a boat tour by its river.

Day 1

6.30a.m: Leaving from León to El Chile indigenous community (Matagalpa). Here you will visit "Telares de Nicaragua", traditional looms managed by El Chile women cooperative, which makes bags, wallets and different kind of fabrics by hand and following the fair trade ethics.

After this visit, you will have a walk around the community up to El Chile ill and its top. This walk is an easy level and will take us 1.5-hour approximately. You will likely find sloths or monkeys.

1p.m: Typical lunch in one of women cooperative member's house.

3p.m: Leaving from El Chile to Bosawas Reserve and arrival around 5pm. Once here, you will be welcomed to the Nature Interpretation Center (CEN) where local guides and people will explain you the importance of this forest and its great biodiversity and will present their work to protect it against deforestation.

6 p.m: Rest and dinner.

Day 2-3

Trekking the Reserve: you can choose among 5 paths of different levels and duration. You can also do rappelling; bird watching and above all enjoy the great fauna and flora bio-diversity.

Day 4

7a.m: Leaving from Bosawas to Estelí and arrival at 1p.m. After lunch you will visit a tabacco industry where you will learn everything about cigars.

Night in Estelí at Los Arcos hotel.

Day 5

7a.m: Leaving from Estelí and arrival at Somoto Canyon at around 9:30am. You will spend all the daylong having fun, doing the following activities:

Walk along the first part of the river; short trip with a paddle boat up to the entry of the canyon; going through the canyon using track tire as floating device and having a refresh bath in one of the natural pools, listening to the legends and adventures of the canyon told by local guides.

If you want to do a longer trekking in order to discover all the canyon it will take approximately 6-hour trekking. This activity has an extra cost.

3:30pm: Leaving from Somoto Canyon to León and arrival around 6:30pm.

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Overnight: Somoto Canyon and Miraflor Natural Reserve from León

Overnight: Somoto Canyon and Miraflor Natural Reserve from León - Leon, Nicaragua

Duration: 2 days
Location: Leon, Nicaragua

From USD
$230.00

During this private tour you will discover two beauties in the north of Nicaragua: Miraflor Natural Reserve and its rural communities, which have created a cooperative and have focused on tourism as a way of local development, and Somoto Canyon, an incredible natural monument which was "discovered" less than a decade ago.

Day 1

Leaving from León at 7am we'll arrival at Somoto Canyon at 11am.

You will spend all the daylong having fun, discovering the canyon: you will walk along the first part of the river; have a short trip with a paddle boat up to the entry of the canyon.

Once here you'll go through the canyon using track tire as floating device and you will have a refresh bath in one of the natural pools, listening to the legends and adventures of the canyon told by local guides.

At approximately 3:30pm we will leaving from Somoto Canyon to Miraflor Natural Reserve arriving at around 6pm.

Time for dinner and rest.

Day 2

You will spend the day discovering Miraflor Natural Reserve, choosing among one of the several activities they organize ... More info ›

During this private tour you will discover two beauties in the north of Nicaragua: Miraflor Natural Reserve and its rural communities, which have created a cooperative and have focused on tourism as a way of local development, and Somoto Canyon, an incredible natural monument which was "discovered" less than a decade ago.

Day 1

Leaving from León at 7am we'll arrival at Somoto Canyon at 11am.

You will spend all the daylong having fun, discovering the canyon: you will walk along the first part of the river; have a short trip with a paddle boat up to the entry of the canyon.

Once here you'll go through the canyon using track tire as floating device and you will have a refresh bath in one of the natural pools, listening to the legends and adventures of the canyon told by local guides.

At approximately 3:30pm we will leaving from Somoto Canyon to Miraflor Natural Reserve arriving at around 6pm.

Time for dinner and rest.

Day 2

You will spend the day discovering Miraflor Natural Reserve, choosing among one of the several activities they organize.

We offer you one of the following tours: bird watching tour, participating in the process of the organic coffee production or an orchid watching tour.

In addition of these activities, you can have a walk through its "miradores" (viewpoints), waterfalls and its tropical forest.

In the afternoon we will invite you to horse ride to discover the best places of the Reserve.

Back to León at around 7pm.

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