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Cerro Negro Hiking and Sandboarding

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thumb_rev2.jpgCerro Negro is the second youngest volcano in the American Continent, and one of the most active and most interesting volcanoes in the region. It is a type of Hawaiian volcano with an altitude of 726 meters above sea level and still growing. It was formed in April 1850 erupting 18 times since then. It erupted last in 1999 creating a new crater at its base.
The volcanic activity here has made it impossible for trees and plants to grow on the steep, black slopes. Some slopes are covered by huge volcanic rocks, others by fine volcanic sand.

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Leon city Tour

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thumb_rev2.jpgLeón has always been one of the most important cities of Nicaragua, both from an economical and cultural perspective. The city functioned several times as the capital city after Nicaragua’s independence from Spain in 1821. León and Granada both struggled for the title as capital city, which is why Managua was chosen to be the only capital.
León still has an architecturally interesting center with many old, colonial houses, streets, monuments, and churches.       

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Best of Nicaragua (9 days)

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General Information Nicaragua officially the Republic of Nicaragua is a representative democratic republic. The country is bordered by Honduras to the north and Costa Rica to the south. The Pacific Ocean lies to the west of the country, the Caribbean Sea to the east which makes beautiful sunrises and sunsets possible. Nicaragua's abundance of biologically significant and unique ecosystems contributes to Mesoamerica's designation as a biodiversity hotspot.

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Climbing Momotombo Volcano

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thumb_rev2.jpgMomotombo is considered the most impressive and representative volcano of Nicaragua, with 1297 meters in altitude. It has been active even before the Spainards arrived here to Nicaragua. Momotombo is a stratovolcano in Nicaragua, not far from the city of León. It stands on the shores of Lake Managua. An eruption of the volcano in 1610 forced inhabitants of an early Spanish settlement nearby to relocate. The ruins of this city are preserved at León Viejo (Old León).

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Shoring in Corinto

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Once you are picked up, we will have a short one hour drive to the city of Leon.  On our way, we will stop so you can take pictures of three of our countries most beautiful volcanoes.

     When we arrive in Leon, we will take a short sightseeing tour by car to give you an idea of the layout of the city.  Then together we will park and explore this fascinating old city up close on foot.  The walking tour will last one hour. It starts with a visit to the Calvary Church and other Cathedrals built hundreds of years ago by the Spanish.  They all have cultural, spiritual and artistic significance.  We can enter to see the Fresco paintings and statues that fill them all.  We will visit the bustling Central Market like a local and have the chance to buy everything from Cuban Cigars, Nicaraguan coffee and souvenirs to local art.

    At that point, you will have forty minutes to walk freely to explore and photograph a city that has been a favorite of visitors for hundreds of years. You can also enjoy a beer or some Nicaraguan coffee, which is said to be among the best in the world.  What makes Nicaragua so attractive to many visitors is the warmth and friendliness of the local people. Take some time to talk with local people or just say Hola as you pass.  You will always see a smile as they are happy to see more people in our country. 

    Next, we meet you again and walk together to visit one of the most beautiful Art Galleries in world, The Ortiz Gurdian.   The art includes everything from Flemish masterworks from the 1400’s to Picasso and modern artist.  This visit will also be about 45 minutes. If you are in city at MONDAY this place is close.

      Now it is time to eat.                                                                                                                                       Leon offers many options to please anyone.  You can choose from local food, sold by street vendors, or sit and enjoy a nice restaurant or cafe.  It is your choice and you will have 1.5 hours to eat and relax.  We always recommend the Convento Hotel that has a great reputation for having good food and being very clean.  There is also a nice garden that you can enjoy while you eat.  It is a bit more expensive than some other choices, but worth it.  We can always make a recommendation that fits your needs and interest.

After lunch:

  we are ready to leave Leon center and go to explore Sutiava

 From here we will head back to Corinto where your ship will be waiting for you. 

  Your tour includes:  Round trip transportation from Corinto to Leon  and other stops, and your safe return to Corinto.  As well as your entrance fees to attractions we will visit and a Bilingual tour guide to help make things easy for you.

    All our air conditioned Toyota minivan that will accommodate 15 people. But  For your comfort, we prefer to only take up to 12 passengers.

  The price depends on how many people go on the tour.  To lower your costs, you may want to post an invitation on cruisecritic.com to see if other passengers on the ship would like to join.

 Other destinations can be arranged if you have a different place you want to visit.  Just ask us and we can let you know if there is enough time, as getting you back on the ship before it sails is very important.  Prices would depend on how many people you have and where you would like to go.