Nicaragua

Travel back in time with Nicaragua’s colonial cities and rich architecture. Awaken your inner explorer at the sight of the towering volcanoes, winding rivers, deep jungles, and beautiful lakes.

Trips in Nicaragua

Nicaragua tours… for everyone.

If you are thinking of traveling to this Central American country for your next vacation, we have the ideal Nicaragua tours for you. Known as the land of lakes and volcanoes, this country lies between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, which makes it possess an abundant biodiversity.

Tailor-made tours

Mayan Gateway is here to provide information about various destinations, make you a personalized itinerary, and take care of all the details.

Friendly guidance

We are known for our outstanding tour preparations and tour guidance. We will always be there, during every step of your itinerary.

Family holidays

The entire family can enjoy, as we have excursions for all ages. Our tours include jungles, volcanoes, Mayan ruins lakes and beaches.

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Tours in Nicaragua

You can choose from a historical and pleasant walk through the colonial city of ‘Granada’, venture to meet the two largest volcanoes in ‘Ometepe’ Island or go for a pleasant jungle hike to paradisiac waterfalls and natural springs. If you are an adrenaline-lover and looking for an exciting adventure, the most active volcano in Nicaragua, ‘Cerro Negro’, offers the exciting opportunity to do Volcano Boarding.

Experience Nicaragua

A bit of everything
7 days

Mountain break

Nicaragua
9 days

Wildlife

Nicaragua
9 days

Authentic trip

Nicaragua
9 days

Best Volcano Hikes

Nicaragua
15 days

Surfing

Nicaragua
7 days

Best Treks

Nicaragua
8 days

Sustainable Nicaragua

The Caribbean and nature
12 days

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Nicaragua

The city of Leon is full of revolutionary murals, beautiful architecture, and is a short drive from Volcano Cerro Negro, the best place in Central America for volcano boarding. Granada is a timeless colonial city, marked by the horse-drawn carriages and colorful buildings. The surrounding Lake Nicaragua is perfect for a kayak tour or swim to end the day. In Nicaragua, a rich flora and fauna among other howler monkeys, iguanas, toucans and parrots, awaits the traveler in untouched jungles.

Nicaragua Tours FAQs
What are the accommodations like in Nicaragua?

On the delicate shoreline of Nicaragua runs the dazzling crystal blue waters of the Caribbean ocean, and on the other the dramatic waves and volcanic sand of the Pacific. Enclosed by unbelievable volcanic sceneries, rainforests, attractive colonial cities, and lakes. We choose the best accommodations based on why you should visit this Central American jewel.

Are meals included?

Breakfast in the majority of our travel packages. Prices include lunches during our tours when you are traveling off the beaten path where there are no restaurant choices. In larger towns, where there are many restaurants, we often don’t include meals, to give our guests the chance to choose their own food desires and taste local Nicaraguan dishes. 

What are the local guides like in Nicaragua?

Our local guides are qualified to take you on a journey to some of the most exceptional places in Nicaragua, our guides know the area inside and out. Our guides are able to communicate effectively. They are empathetic and prioritize making each excursion unique to our guests. 

Our guides are flexible when it comes to unanticipated situations, in these cases they will go with the flow. They are charming, and able to work nicely with different types of travelers. They have a natural charisma. 

What type of transportation is used in Nicaragua?

We organize private transportation door-to-door service for the transfers listed in our itineraries. Including vans, cars, ferries, amongst others. We have a wide range of transportation options. These options are custom-made in order to offer a flexible and personalized travel solution to our most demanding guests.

Are these Nicaragua tours suitable for kids?

Yes and no, the distinct itineraries you can plan with your children depend on how old they are. Contact us, so that we put together an itinerary with children-friendly excursions. The preparation will go a long way, and you and your family can take advantage of a great journey.  

Traveling in Nicaragua can be an enriching time for kids: there are new experiences, culture, foods, and sights, not to mention quality family-time. But traveling with kids can also be a big task. But here we will assist you to make traveling with childrens a breeze. After all, you and your kids should enjoy every minute seeing Nicaragua and create a lifetime of memories along the journey. 

Do tour prices include international flights?

Our prices mostly do not include flights. We believe that it works better cost-wise for guests to buy these directly and this also gives them the flexibility to choose the routes and times that work best for them. We could always arrange your flights with an airline company that works with Nicaragua flights. 

How do I get to the hotel from the airport when I arrive in Nicaragua?

A driver will be waiting for you outside of arrivals in the international airport of Managua, Nicaragua. You should be able to find him or her standing directly outside of the customs check after the baggage claim and holding a sign with your name on it. 

How far in advance should I confirm my trip?

You can book your trip to Nicaragua at any moment. For most of our tours, 2 or 3 months in advance works very well. Special festivities like Holy Week, and the Holiday Season, may fill up five or even six months earlier. We usually recommend guests to wait to buy flights until after your journey with us is confirmed. Most of the time, we can accommodate last minute bookings. Contact us and we will do our best to find an itinerary that works best for your budget and dates. 

Can I extend my trip to Nicaragua?

Yes! We can give you great ideas and tips for additional excursions or destinations where you can just relax after the adventure part of your itinerary. Let us know what your interests are, and we will assist you with your plans.

Ready for the adventure?

Nicaragua offers countless adventures. With its wealth of beaches, volcanoes, colonial towns, wildlife, and captivating cloud forests, Nicaragua has something for every traveler.