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10-day Discovering the Real Nicaragua

On this 10-day Nicaragua itinerary, you'll experience culture, adventure and conservation! Start with a city tour of Matagalpa and visit El Castillo de Cacao chocolate factory. Stay at an ecolodge located in the small coffee producing community of La Fundadora and learn the history of the village and the coffee making process. Next, it's time for adventure in Somoto! Zipline, hike and camp in the canyon. End your trip on the Pacific Coast where you'll volunteer at Padre Ramos/Icapo turtle station and help protect hawksbill turtles.

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Trip Details

  • Where:
    Nicaragua
  • When:
    Year round (turtle nesting season runs late June through late October)
  • Trip Length:
    10 days