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Nicaragua Nature Tour: Farm, Ecolodge, and Reserve (2-Days)

Farm, forest and mountain destinations all in one tour will renew your appreciation for biodiversity and how our activities help or hurt the natural world around us.

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Nicaragua Nature Tour: Organic Farm, Ecolodge, and Reserve (2 Day Tour)

This Nicaragua Nature Tour combines three different destinations – farm, forest, and mountain – and illustrates a way of cultivating and conserving at the same time.

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Highlights

  • Visit a farm teaching sustainable organic farming to small producers
  • Stay overnight atop a mountain
  • Choose bird watching, trail hikes, coffee processing, or exploring a butterfly garden
  • Hike the dense forest amid giant trees to a 60-meter waterfall

Description

You will learn how the diversity of products grown in a sustainable way has advantages for the local community, producer, consumer, and the environment. While staying overnight on the mountain you choose from a variety of activities: bird watching, hiking, touring a butterfly farm or working on coffee processing. On the second day hike through the dense forest to a 60-meter waterfall. By visiting three destinations, you renew your appreciation for the interconnected natural world.

Itinerary

Duration: 2 days and 1 night
Departure time: 08:30 am

Day 1: La Canavalia Farm and La Sombra Ecolodge
The trip begins with a tour of La Canavalia, a model farm that functions as a school for small producers, promoting the organic, sustainable treatment of animals, fruits, and vegetables.  Then go to La Sombra Ecolodge, a mountain hotel where you choose from various activities such as hiking trails, participating in coffee production, visiting one of the largest butterfly gardens in Nicaragua or bird watching.
Stay overnight at La Sombra Ecolodge.

Day 2: Nature Reserve Peñas Blancas Massif
On the second day walk through one of the country’s most important forests, the Peñas Blancas Massif on the southern boundary of biosphere reserve Bosawas.  Your three-hour walk takes you through lush vegetation and past numerous water sources.  The forest is a sanctuary of giant trees and you finish at the beautiful 60-meter high waterfall Rainbow.
After lunch return to Matagalpa, where the Nicaragua Nature tour ends.

Whats Included

  • Private vehicle transportation for the duration of the tour.
  • An expert bilingual guide who speaks English and Spanish.
  • One night accommodation in an Ecolodge.
  • Meals and snacks during the tour.
  • All entrance fees for tour activities.

Important Notes

What to Bring:

  • Hiking shoes, well-used, not new
  • Sunscreen and hat
  • Long pants
  • Water bottle
  • Insect repellent
  • Swimsuit or shorts

Map

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Penas Blancas, Département de Jinotega, Nicaragua

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Penas Blancas, Département de Jinotega, Nicaragua 13.238609, -85.686493

What Happens After I Book?

After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.

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