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Skip the hike and drive right up to the lava-spitting rim of Masaya Volcano (Volcan Masaya), perched between Managua and Granada. The active volcano’s famous lava shows at the Santiago Crater, combined with ridiculously easy access, have made it one of the most popular attractions in all of Nicaragua.

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Masaya Volcano Night Tour

Masaya Volcano Night Tour

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This guided tour to Masaya Volcano from Managua or Masaya takes you straight from the city to the crater rim for a chance to see the lava glowing at night. Included transportation makes the drive a cinch, plus a quick stop at a the Visitors Center and commentary from your guide help you learn about the volcano, too. Upgrade to include a live music performance at Port Salvador Allende after seeing the volcano.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$57.00
Price varies by group size
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$57.00
Price varies by group size

Night Tour to the Masaya Volcano

Night Tour to the Masaya Volcano

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This Masaya Volcano tour is more than just a ride to the lava-filled crater rim. Unlike other transportation services, this tour provides in-depth commentary and insight into one of Nicaragua’s most-visited attractions—though going with a guide does streamline transportation logistics, too. Plus, entrance fees are already included, so you don’t have any unexpected costs during the trip.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$115.00
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$115.00

Laguna de Apoyo Day pass plus Masaya Volcano Night Tour

Laguna de Apoyo Day pass plus Masaya Volcano Night Tour

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This tour to Apoyo Lagoon and Masaya Volcano from Managua offers great value by combining two of Granada’s most popular activities into a single day trip. Not only does this tour provide seamless transportation between two tricky-to-reach destinations, but it also includes all while keeping costs low for budget-minded travelers.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.33
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$60.33
Price varies by group size

Granada Colonial City Tour and Masaya Volcano

Granada Colonial City Tour and Masaya Volcano

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Combine a city tour of Granada, a visit to the active Masaya volcano, and a boat ride on Lake Nicaragua during this tour. Along the way, listen to engaging commentary about the history, culture, food, and people of this Nicaraguan region. Round-trip transportation from Granada hotels included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.00
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$120.00

Private -Full day tour: Granada City + Boat ride+Handicraft Market+Lava Tour

Private -Full day tour: Granada City + Boat ride+Handicraft Market+Lava Tour

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Live this eco colonial and volcanic adventure enjoying 3 tours paying only for one. Give yourself the luxery of having your private local guide who is knowledgeable, fluent in English who also provides a personal approach and have safe private transportation. Explore the islets and the majestic colonial architecture of the city and feel the adrenaline of taking a stuning picutre with the orange color of the lava in the background at the active volcano in Masaya. *We follow WHO guidelines for covid 19 Activities: Picture taking /Bird watching/Nature tour Boat ride on lake Granada/Nicaragua ( you get to actualluy get off in one of the islets to visit the historic san pablo fortress) Walking tour downtown/hall of churches and chocolate museum. Visit to La merced church and its view point from bell tower. Lunch at la calzada street ( not included). Visit to Masaya volcano at night. ( take breath taking pictures on the top of the hill with the lava in the background.( Sunset beholding)
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.00
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$85.00
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Apoyo Lagoon, Masaya & Mombacho Volcanoes

Apoyo Lagoon, Masaya & Mombacho Volcanoes

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Nicaragua is known as The Land of Lakes and Volcanoes. It has two enormous water bodies and more than 10 active volcanoes that are part of the Pacific Ring of Fire. In this day tour, you will visit three these colossi Volcanoes: Masaya Volcano (Volcán Masaya): Ranked as one of the most active in the world. Apoyo Lagoon (Laguna de Apoyo): It’s an extinct volcano’s crater, with a beautiful lagoon. Mombacho Volcano (Volcán Mombacho): This colossal and stunning volcano´s cloud forest offers impressive panoramic views and it is also the home of hundreds of orchids.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$125.00
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$125.00
Price varies by group size

Boat tour + Granada City +Masaya Volcano Night Tour

Boat tour + Granada City +Masaya Volcano Night Tour

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Enjoy this guided private tour at Masaya and granada area and take advantage of doing 3 tours paying only for one. Behold the amazing sunset and see how the sun hides behind the peak of the active volcano. See the lava and take stunning pictures with the lava as the background. Learn about the history and culture from locals and Masaya volcano itself at the museum located in the park. Go back to nature and enjoy your private tour with a bilingual local guide for about 6 to 8 hours. Live the adventure and meet a cute family of monkey in one of the islets. Get off the boat and learn about the fortress San Palo built more than 250 years ago. Walking tour in the city of Granada to see the hall of colonial churches so you learn about the Spanish colonization and its majestic architecture. Have a free taste of a special chocolate drink at the Chocolate museum and discover the real history of chocolate.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$68.00
Price varies by group size
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$68.00
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Amazing Masaya Volcano at Night

Amazing Masaya Volcano at Night "Private Tour"

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You will Learn about the historic events of Masaya Volcano and the interesting way the lava belt works. Take great pictures with an orange background from the lava reflecting on the crater. Have a walk on the point-view by the edge of the crater.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$53.62
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$53.62
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San Juan del Sur Shore Excursion: Private Masaya Volcano and Catarina Tour

San Juan del Sur Shore Excursion: Private Masaya Volcano and Catarina Tour

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Enjoy personalized attention on this 7-hour private shore excursion to Masaya Volcano National Park and the town of Catarina. Departing from San Juan del Sur cruise port at your chosen time, explore both stops with commentary from your dedicated guide. Round-trip private transportation included.
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  • 7 hours
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$200.94
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$200.94
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Masaya Volcano Night Tour from Granada

Masaya Volcano Night Tour from Granada

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This tour to Masaya Volcano is a super economical choice for visiting the famous volcano. After stopping by the Visitors Center to learn about the volcano’s history, drive right up to the crater rim for a chance to see red-hot lava glowing against the night sky. This tour offers pickup from Granada, Masaya, and Managua, making it a good choice for visitors to anywhere in the area.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.00
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$60.00
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Boat ride on lake Granada+Colonial sightseeing+Night tour at Masaya volcano

Boat ride on lake Granada+Colonial sightseeing+Night tour at Masaya volcano

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Live this eco colonial and volcanic adventure enjoying 3 tours paying only for one. Give yourself the luxery of having your own local tour guide who is knowledgeable, fluent in English who also provides a personal approach. On top of that offers safe private transportation. Explore the islets on lake Granada-Nicaragua, the majestic colonial architecture of the city and feel the adrenaline of taking a stuning picutre with the orange color of the lava in the background at the active volcano in Masaya. Activities: Picture taking /Bird watching/Nature tour Boat ride on lake Granada/Nicaragua ( you get to actualluy get off in one of the islets to visit the historic san pablo fortress) Walking tour downtown/hall of churches and chocolate museum. Visit to La merced church and its view point from bell tower. Lunch at la calzada street ( not included). Visit to Masaya volcano at night. ( take breath taking pictures on the top of the hill with the lava in the background.( Sunset beholding)
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  • 5 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$68.00
Price varies by group size
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$68.00
Price varies by group size

Granada+Apoyo Lagoon +handicraft market+ Masaya volcano night tour

Granada+Apoyo Lagoon +handicraft market+ Masaya volcano night tour

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• This volcanic and refreshing outdoor activity starts when your meet your Local tour guide at your hotel or airport in Managua at 1pm • The Aventure will take about 6 hours including the drive back and forth to your Hotel.-*We follow WHO guidelines for covid 19 • Learn about the historics event from Masaya Volcano and the intersting way the lava belt works. Visit the handicraft market from masaya • Take stunning pictures with an orange background from the lava reflecting on the crater.  • Have a walk on the pointview by the edge of the crater. • Have a nice swim in apoyo Lagoon ( cristal clear water by Masaya) • Kayaking • Have lunch by the lagoon, try tipycal food.( Optional and has aditional cost)
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.00
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$90.00
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Full Day Tour in Granada colonial city +lake +handicraft market + Masaya volcano

Full Day Tour in Granada colonial city +lake +handicraft market + Masaya volcano

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Live this eco colonial and volcanic adventure enjoying 3 tours paying only for one. Give yourself the luxery of having your own local tour guide who is knowledgeable, fluent in English who also provides a personal approach. On top of that offers safe private transportation. Explore the islets on lake Granada-Nicaragua, the majestic colonial architecture of the city and feel the adrenaline of taking a stuning picutre with the orange color of the lava in the background at the active volcano in Masaya. Activities: Picture taking /Bird watching/Nature tour Boat ride on lake Granada/Nicaragua ( you may get off in one of the islets to visit the historic san pablo fortress) Walking tour downtown Granada/hall of churches and chocolate museum. Visit to La merced church and its view point from bell tower. Lunch at la calzada street ( not included). Visit to Masaya volcano at night. ( take breath taking pictures on the top of the hill with the lava in the background.( Sunset beholding)
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.92
Price varies by group size
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$79.92
Price varies by group size

Masaya Volcano Night Tour

Masaya Volcano Night Tour

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The Masaya Volcano National Park covers an area of 54 km² and includes two volcanoes and five craters. The volcanoes have erupted several times in history and were feared by both the indigenous people and the Spanish conquerors. The Spanish baptized the active volcano “La Boca del Infierno” or “The Mouth of Hell”. They placed a cross, “La Cruz de Bobadilla” (named after Father Francisco Bobadilla), on the crater lip in the 16th century in order to exorcise the Devil.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.00
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$70.00
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Granada+Catarina lookout+Masaya volcano+handicraft market from San Juan del Sur

Granada+Catarina lookout+Masaya volcano+handicraft market from San Juan del Sur

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Live this eco colonial and volcanic adventure enjoying 3 tours paying only for one. Give yourself the luxery of having your own local tour guide who is knowledgeable, fluent in English who also provides a personal approach. On top of that offers safe private transportation. Since this is a private tour we will not pick up no one else and you will have the full atention of your guide. Explore the islets on lake Granada-Nicaragua, the majestic colonial architecture of the city and feel the adrenaline of taking a stuning picutre with the orange color of the lava in the background at the active volcano in Masaya. Walking tour downtown Granada/hall of churches and chocolate museum. Visit to La merced church and its view point from bell tower. Lunch at la calzada street ( not included). Visit to Masaya volcano at night. ( take breath taking pictures on the top of the hill with the lava in the background.( Sunset beholding)
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.00
Price varies by group size
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$120.00
Price varies by group size

Private: Masaya Volcano & Artisan Town

Private: Masaya Volcano & Artisan Town

The most colorful and folkloric town in Nicaragua is Masaya. Hand-made wooden, leathered, and cotton products as clothing, shoes, bags, decorations, and souvenirs fill the Masaya Market as well as traditional meals and beverages. Add an ounce of adventure by visiting an active volcano standing right in-front of the lava lake at its crater.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$142.00
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$142.00
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3 full days tour at Granada, Masaya and Leon area from Managua

3 full days tour at Granada, Masaya and Leon area from Managua

With this 3 full days tour boundle you get to visit the top travelers picks worry - free with your own local tour guide who is knowledgeable, fluent in English, provides a personal approach and safe private transportation. Places to visit. Day 1 .Granada Area. Here you will be in contact with nature by enjoying a nice boat ride on lake granada. Have a guided walking tour in the colonial city. As a last spot to visit you will feel a nice breeze and hiking at Catarina lookout . Day 2. Leon Area. The ruins of Leon to learn abut the colonization in Nicaragua also will visit the current city of leon and walk on top of the roof of the cathedral and learn from our culture at Museum Ruben Dario and Arrechavala. Day 3 Masaya area. Visit the Handicraft market, main square, Coyotepe fortress. Relax floating on a wooden platform at Apoyo lagoon where you can do kayaking, swiming. Finaly you will take stuning picutes with the orange lava in the background from the crater at Masaya volcano.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$271.45
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$271.45
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Best of Leon and Granada *Private Tour*

Best of Leon and Granada *Private Tour*

This is a private tour meant to accommodate your needs and schedule. Through email, we can work on an itinerary that's right for you. If you have any specific destinations you would like to visit, please let me know and I will do my best to accommodate your wishes. Enjoy of the best of Nicaragua in 3 Days. Let's visit the best two colonial cities in the country. Enjoy the landscapes, volcanoes adventure, lakes, lagoon and more! You will learn and enjoy the two oldest cities of Nicaragua and the best activities these tow cities offer, from sliding down on an active and young volcano to relax of a private boat tour in the largest lake of Central America.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$625.65
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$625.65
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Granada+Apoyo Lagoon and Masaya volcano night tour

Granada+Apoyo Lagoon and Masaya volcano night tour

• This volcanic-colonial and refreshing outdoor activity starts when your meet your Local tour guide at your hotel or airport in Managua at 10am • The Aventure will take about 6 -7 hours including the drive back and forth to your Hotel. Learn and enjoy about our colonial buildings,culture and history from Granada city. • Learn about the historics event from Masaya Volcano and the intersting way the lava belt works. • Take stunning pictures with an orange background from the lava reflecting on the crater.  • Have a walk on the pointview by the edge of the crater. • Have a nice swim in apoyo Lagoon ( cristal clear water by Masaya) • Kayaking • Have lunch by the lagoon, try tipycal food.( Optional and has aditional cost)
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$175.94
Price varies by group size
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$175.94
Price varies by group size

Masaya Volcano, Catarina overlook and Granada tour

Masaya Volcano, Catarina overlook and Granada tour

We take you to the most beautiful sightseeing in Nicaragua at the most competitve price, very knowleadgeable tour guide, bottle of water and beberage for each turist are included.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$82.06
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$82.06

Bird Watching Montibelli

Bird Watching Montibelli

Montibelli is a private wild reserve located in the Municipality of Ticuantepe. It has an extension of 162.5 hectares and heights that vary between 360 and 720 meters above sea level; what allows a cool climate practically all year. The temperature ranges between 18 and 26 ° C. Studies carried out indicate that Montibelli has areas that host populations of flora and fauna that are important for the ecological balance of the sub-basin, with significant remnants of forest in natural regeneration. The presence of 156 faunal species has been determined (birds 105, mammals 32, reptiles 17, amphibians 2) grouped into 51 families, identifying at least 17 species with CITES status, that is, endangered or threatened species including monkey congo, sahino, guatusa, Pacific parakeet and 6 species of hummingbirds. After visiting Montibelli Wildlife Reserve for birdwatching, we´ll finish this adventure visiting one of the most active volcanoes in Nicaragua, Masaya Volcano.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$115.00
Price varies by group size
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$115.00
Price varies by group size

Laguna de apoyo day pass + masaya volcano lava tour

Laguna de apoyo day pass + masaya volcano lava tour

This tour to Apoyo Lagoon and Masaya Volcano offers great value by combining two of Granada’s most popular activities into a single day trip. Not only does this tour provide seamless transportation between two tricky-to-reach destinations but also includes hotel pick up and drop off not to mentioned that will be guided by an enlgish speaker local tour guide. • The Aventure will take about 6 -7 hours including the drive back and forth to your Hotel. • Learn about the historics event from Masaya Volcano and the intersting way the lava belt works. • Take stunning pictures with an orange background from the lava reflecting on the crater.  • Have a walk on the pointview by the edge of the crater. • Have a nice swim in apoyo Lagoon ( cristal clear water ) • Kayaking • Have lunch by the lagoon, try tipycal food.( Optional and has aditional cost)
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.33
Price varies by group size
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$60.33
Price varies by group size

Charming Granada Outdoor

Charming Granada Outdoor "Private Tour"

Let's visit the amazing crater of Masaya volcano and its picturesque city. We will visit Masaya crafts market where you will have the chance to buy some souvenirs and discovers the colorful stuffs of Nicaragua in just one place. We will learn the ancestral techniques in the hands of the artisans. Enjoy of a beautiful lookout of Apoyo lagoon having a panoramic view. Let's relax on a private boat tour in Lake Nicaragua, the largest lake in Central America.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$92.31
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$92.31
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Classic Tour

Classic Tour

Swimming and Volcanoes Visit: swim on a crater of more than 20 thousand years See lava 600 meters away.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.67
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Should I book Masaya Volcano tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Masaya Volcano can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Masaya Volcano 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Masaya Volcano costs USD 33.52. Guided Masaya Volcano tours start around USD 33.52 per person.
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