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Nicaragua Family Explorer

Volcano and Beach Adventures in Lesser-Known Central America

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Nicaragua Family Explorer

Custom Travel | 7 Days
  • An adventure that’s custom-designed for your family: this itinerary is just a starting point
  • Enjoy natural and cultural wonders
  • Kayak, swim, hike, bike, horseback ride, and encounter wildlife
  • Explore the volcanoes, petroglyphs, and traditional way of life of Isla de Ometepe
  • Stay at one of Central America’s best eco-resorts

When it comes to Central American getaways, Nicaragua tops our list of underappreciated destinations. Perfect for a weeklong getaway, it dazzles with lovely colonial buildings, inviting beaches, impressive volcanoes, and lush lava landscapes (in which parrots appear with the frequency of our pigeons). Our fun, active family adventure focuses on the country’s Pacific side, never straying far from the water, and drive times are kept short. There are opportunities to hike, swim, kayak, horseback ride, and learn about history and local ways of life. Let our experts know what your dream Nicaragua family vacation looks like and we’ll make the arrangements.

Trip Overview

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1 – 2

Fly into Managua, then venture to Laguna de Apoyo, set in a volcanic crater where you can swim, kayak, and meet monkeys and toucans In enchanting Granada, bike its colonial center and boat its forested islets.

3 – 4

Masaya and Mombacho Volcanoes set the stage for hiking, horseback riding, learning about hammock making, dancing to marimba, and possibly seeing roiling lava at nightfall Boat to Isla de Ometepe.


Explore Lake Nicaragua's Isla de Ometepe, home to traditional farms, pre-Columbian relics, and two volcanoes with great hiking Travel to San Juan del Sur.

6 – 7

Stroll along the beach, watch for sloths and monkeys in the tropical forest, or participate in a reforesting project during your time at the coast  Return to Managua and depart.


Dates & Prices


Custom Trips offered December–April & June–August


Custom Trip: From $5,685 per adult and $5,255 per child under 12 years old


based on four travelers, double occupancy; please call for individually tailored recommendations and pricing



  • Expertise of GeoEx’s travel specialists
  • Services of GeoEx’s in-house air reservations team
  • All accommodations
  • All ground transportation and airport transfers
  • Sightseeing, events, visits, and entrance fees
  • Most meals
  • Bottled water at included meals and while sightseeing
  • Services of local guides, drivers, and other staff
  • Some gratuities
  • Emergency evacuation services and secondary medical expense insurance

A Journey Built Just For You

Take customization to the next level on a journey fully tailored to you. GeoEx's destination specialists will gladly tailor this existing itinerary—or build one completely from scratch—to suit your style, interests, and time frame. Contact us to see what's possible.

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