Panama & Nicaragua: Adventure, Nature and Culture
Experience some of the highlights of two unique nations, as you travel through Panama and Nicaragua on this 2-week adventure. Beginning in the surroundings of Panama City, you'll visit lush national parks filled with wildlife, as well as the mountainous coffee region of Boquete, before flying north to Nicaragua. Starting in colonial León, you'll head out volcano boarding and trek into the remote Somoto Canyon, before visiting Ometepe Island and finishing your journey with a relaxing stay on the beautiful Emerald Coast.
Day Destination Hotel
1 Soberania National Park Summit Rainforest & Golf
2 Soberania National Park Summit Rainforest & Golf
3 Santa Fe Coffee Mountain Inn
4 Santa Fe Coffee Mountain Inn
5 Boquete The Riverside Inn
6 Boquete The Riverside Inn
7 Leon Hotel El Convento
8 Leon Hotel El Convento
Day Destination Hotel
9 Esteli Hotel Los Arcos
10 Esteli Hotel Los Arcos
11 Altagracia Finca San Juan de la Isla
12 Altagracia Finca San Juan de la Isla
13 Tola & the Emerald Coast Hotel Punta Teonoste
14 Tola & the Emerald Coast Hotel Punta Teonoste
15 Tola & the Emerald Coast Hotel Punta Teonoste

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Pickup point: Panamá Tocumen International Airport

Welcome to Panama! At your arrival at Tocumen International Airport (PTY) you need to go through the immigration procedures and pick up your luggage in order to clear customs. One of our representatives will be waiting you at the exit area, on the right-hand side, with a sign with your name on it. Enjoy your vacations in Panama!

Quotation

Day 1 Welcome to Central America: Panama and Nicaragua.|-LD

Get ready for a once-in-a-lifetime trip across Panama and Nicaragua! You'll be welcomed at the International Airport in Panama by our representative, ready to be transferred to your hotel in the Soberania National Park area.

  • Transfer : Panama airport (PTY) - Soberania national park - Distance: 43 km. - Road is in good condition.
    Average travel time: 1:00h

Summit Rainforest & Golf

Day 2 Soberania & Panama City|BLD

In the morning, your local guide takes you to Panama City to see the highlights. In the afternoon, you will be able to explore the natural surroundings of your accommodation.


Included Experiences



Summit Rainforest & Golf

Day 3 Santa Fe National Park|B-D

This morning you'll head towards the pristine Santa Fe National Park, where you'll be surrounded by mountains. The drive is around 4 hours, crossing Los Santos and Herrera provinces, until you arrive in the famous Veraguas province. This evening, you'll enjoy a special dinner and settle into your new surroundings.

  • Transfer : 08:30 - Soberania National Park - Panama City - Distance: 25 km. - Road is in good condition.
    Average travel time: 30 minutes
  • Transfer : 09:00 - Panama City - Santa Fe - Distance: 306 km. - Road is in good condition.
    Average travel time: 4:30h

Included Experiences



Coffee Mountain Inn

Day 4 Discover the park! |B--

In the morning your local guide takes you on an outdoors adventure, delight with a hiking tour across the river and forests.


Included Experiences



Coffee Mountain Inn

Day 5 Boquete: Mountains and coffee|B--

Transfer from Santa Catalina to Boquete for a taste of the mountainous area of Panama, surrounded by cloud forests and with many coffee plantations, one of which you will visit this afternoon.

  • Transfer : 08:00 - Santa Fe - Boquete - Distance: 285 km. - Road is in good condition.
    Average travel time: 4:15h

Included Experiences



The Riverside Inn

Day 6 La Amistad National Park|B--

Along with a local guide, you'll set off the explore one of the trails of La Amistad National Park.


Included Experiences



The Riverside Inn

Day 7 Next destination: Nicaragua|B--

In the morning, transfer towards David Airport, from where you can take a connecting flight to Nicaragua, via Panama City (flight not included). At your arrival in Nicaragua, our representative will meet you at the airport to take you to your first destination, León, a colonial town with a rich history and lively culture.

  • Transfer : 00:00 - Boquete - David (DAV) - Distance: 50 km. - Road is in good condition.
    Average travel time: 1:00h
  • Transfer : 00:05 - Managua Airport - León - Distance: 95 km. - Road is in very good condition.
    Average travel time: 1:30h

Hotel El Convento

Day 8 Adventure & History|B--

Start the day with an experience full of adrenaline, as you try your hand at volcano boarding. Once you return to León, and after some time to relax, you'll join a walking tour to see the city's highlights.


Included Experiences




Hotel El Convento

Day 9 Traveling to Esteli|B--

Transfer towards Esteli, one of the main towns in Northern Nicaragua, full of history and surrounded by many nature sites and tobacco plantations. Afternoon at leisure, to discover the city in your own.

  • Transfer : 09:00 - León - Estelí - Distance: 110 km. - Road is in good condition.
    Average travel time: 2:30h

Hotel Los Arcos

Day 10 Somoto Canyon Adventure|BL-

Today your local guide takes you on a full day adventure to the remote Somoto Canyon, where you'll spend the day hiking and swimming in between imposing cliffs.


Included Experiences



Hotel Los Arcos

Day 11 From north to south: Ometepe Island|B--

Transfer from Esteli to San Jorge port, boarding point for the ferry to the island. At your arrival, our local team will take you to your beachfront lodge, located on a working farm, with marvelous views of the volcanoes and the lake.

  • Transfer : 08:00 - Estelí - San Jorge - Distance: 233 km. - Road is in good condition.
    Average travel time: 4:00h
  • Ferry : 14:30 - San Jorge - Moyogalpa - Distance: 25 km. Average travel time: 1:00h
  • Transfer : 15:30 - Moyogalpa - Altagracia - Distance: 22 km. - Road is in good condition.
    Average travel time: 40 minutes

Finca San Juan de la Isla

Day 12 The Highlights|BL-

Today, you will visit the main sites of the island, in a combined nature, culture and history quest.


Included Experiences



Finca San Juan de la Isla

Day 13 A marvelous retreat in the Emerald Coast|B--

Today, you head towards the Emerald Coast, on the Pacific Ocean, for a three night beach retreat.

  • Transfer : 07:30 - Altagracia - Moyogalpa - Distance: 25 km. - Road is in good condition.
    Average travel time: 30 minutes
  • Ferry : 09:00 - Moyogalpa - San Jorge - Distance: 25 km. Average travel time: 1:00h
  • Transfer : 10:00 - San Jorge - El Astillero - Distance: 56 km. - Road is in average condition.
    Average travel time: 1:45h

Hotel Punta Teonoste

Day 14 Free day at the Emerald Coast|B--

Day at leisure to enjoy your beach resort. You might want to take a tour to the tropical dry forest to see marine turtles (seasonal), or perhaps enjoy a horseback riding tour or surf lessons.


Hotel Punta Teonoste

Day 15 Day at leisure in the Emerald Coast|B--


Hotel Punta Teonoste

Day 16 Transfer to the International Airport|---

Today, you wil depart the Emerald Coast at a convenient time for your departure flight at the International Airport in Managua. Thank you for traveling with us, we are thrilled you got to experience Panama and Nicaragua.

  • Transfer : El Astillero - Managua airport - Distance: 112 km. - Road is in good condition.
    Average travel time: 2:45h


 Drop off point: Managua Airport - International Flights

Upon arrival at the Augusto Cesar Sandino International Airport in Managua, head to the check-in counter. Pass through security and onward towards your gate and outbound international flight. There are no fees to be paid, unless your departure tax (42 USD) is not included in your ticket. Facilities within the airport include a bank, restaurants, bars, souvenir shops, duty free shops, and a VIP lounge (charges apply).

  Sustainability

  CO2 compensation


In this reservations you traveled 1412 km approximately. This produces 137.95 kg de C02. It takes 9.08 trees to compensate for the environment impact.

  Our sustainable suppliers

  •  Social Commitment Project
    • Hotel Los Arcos : The hotel is owend by NGO `Fundacion Familias Unidas`, all profits go to the foundation. The hotel and restaurant, which were completely constructed by brickwork students from the foundation´s training center, provide an interactive classroom for hotel and restaurant management students. With the assistance of the school leadership, students run all of the day-to-day operational tasks and in turn, provide customers with a comfortable, cozy, and pleasant place to stay while in Estelí. All of the profits generated from the hotel go towards the funding of other "Fundacion Familias Unidas" projects.

    To know more about our sustainable policy, we invite you to visit our website: www.vapues.com

    PRICING INFORMATION
    Minimum: 2 pax
    Valid for 2021 except Easter Week, Chistmas & New Years period, besides other local festivities.
    Net rate per person: US$3,245.00
    Note: This is just a quotation and suggested program. If at time of booking quoted hotels are not available, similar hotels will be booked and price is subject to change. All itineraries are subject to change, due to weather and other conditions. All times indicated are approximate, and are also subject to change.

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    Contact details Vapues Tours
    Restaurante Don Parrillón 1c. Este,
    1/2 c. norte, casa # 45
    Managua, Nicaragua
    Tel: (+505) 2270-1936
    Emergency number 24/7
    Tel : (+505) 7872 0076