Honduras & Nicaragua - 9 days, 8 nights

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  • Main archaeological site at Copan, Honduras
  • Pulhapanzak waterfall in Honduras
  • Basilica de Suyapa at Tegucigalpa, Honduras
  • Masaya volcano crater at Nicaragua
  • Panoramic view of Granada, Nicaragua
  • Old cathedral at Managua, Nicaragua

itinerary

Day 01
Arrive at San Pedro Sula, our representative will be waiting for you at the airport to drive you through mountains and valleys in the scenic western part of Honduras all the way to Copan Ruinas, arriving late afternoon, evening is free to explore the town, overnight at Copan.

Day 02
In the morning, we will have a guided tour of the main archaeological site that features the hieroglyphic staircase, the ball court and the famous stelas, in the afternoon, discover the various artifacts and art work carved in stone at the museum of Maya sculpture and the museum of archaeology, evening is at your disposal to stroll around the cobble stone streets of the town of Copan and visit its numerous restaurants, coffee and souvenir shops.

Day 03
Discover Honduras through mountainous scenery while we head to the capital city of Tegucigalpa, in route we will visit our famous Pulhapanzak waterfall, we will have lunch at beautiful Lake Yojoa and also visit colonial former capital city Comayagua, where we have the oldest functioning clock in the Americas. We will arrive in Tegucigalpa late afternoon.

Day 04
Tegucigalpa is not only the capital city of Honduras but further a colonial town of abundant history, we will enjoy a morning tour of both modern and colonial districts, the Basilica of Suyapa and a sweeping view of the metropolitan area at the foot of the giant figure of Christ located at Picacho hill. We will finish our Honduras mainland tour visiting two charming old mining colonial towns, Santa Lucia and Valle de Angeles that are home to the local artisans school and many souvenir shops, evening is free.

Day 05
Today we are heading south to the Fonseca Gulf on the Pacific, which is shared by El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua, before entering Nicaragua territory we will visit the old town of Choluteca, we shall arrive at the city of Leon midafternoon, we will have a city tour of Leon Viejo including the Art Museum and the magnificent Leon Cathedral were we will have a chance to go on the roof top and observe the volcanic chain in the far ground, overnight at Leon.

Day 06
Early morning depart for Granada, in route touring of Masaya Volcano National Park, arriving at Granada at noon, in the afternoon enjoy a carriage / walking tour of Granada including a guided visit to Museum San Francisco, evening free, overnight at Granada.

Day 07
We will have a tour of Las Isletas in the morning, exploring this peninsula en its main isles formed by a massive volcanic explosion, we will also visit a Spanish fortress in the area, returning to Granada before lunch time, afternoon is free to enjoy the colonial town, overnight at Granada.

Day 08
Today we will head to the capital city of Nicaragua, Managua, with visits to key political and cultural sites, including its historic center and to see the incredible footprints left by the Managua residents of 4,000 BC, evening free, overnight at Managua.

Day 09
At the appropriate time, we will take you to the airport for your international departure flight.

servicesincluded

- Accommodations in double occupancy
- Breakfast daily
- Two lunches (Lake Yojoa and Tegucigalpa)
- Ground transportation
- English speaking guide
- Airport transfers
- Sightseeing tours listed
- Admissions
- Local guides
- Hotel taxes.

Not included: any meals not mentioned as included, airport taxes, gratuities to guides, drivers, porters or waiters and expenses of personal nature.

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Superior accommodations

Copan, Honduras – Hotel Marina Copan (Premium)
Tegucigalpa, Honduras – Hotel Marriott
Leon, Nicaragua – Hotel El Convento
Managua, Nicaragua – Hotel Real Intercontinental
Granada, Nicaragua – Hotel Alhambra

$ 1,395.00 USD Per person
Supplement for a single room: $ 600.00 USD.

Moderate accommodations

Copan, Honduras – Hotel Marina Copan (standard)
Tegucigalpa, Honduras – Hotel Plaza del General
Leon, Nicaragua – Hotel La Perla
Granada, Nicaragua – Hotel Colonial
Managua, Nicaragua – Holiday Inn

$ 1,295.00 USD Per person
Supplement for a single room: $ 500.00 USD. 

Economy accommodations

Copan, Honduras – Hotel Camino Maya
Tegucigalpa, Honduras – Hotel Alameda
Leon, Nicaragua – Hotel Los Balcones
Granada, Nicaragua – Hotel Terrasol
Managua, Nicaragua – Hotel D’Lido

$ 1,195.00 USD Per person
Supplement for a single room: $ 400.00 USD. 

Budget accommodations

Copan, Honduras – Lauros Hotel
Tegucigalpa, Honduras – Hotel Mac Arthur
Leon, Nicaragua – Hotel Los Balcones
Granada, Nicaragua – Hotel Terrasol
Managua, Nicaragua – Hotel D’Lido

$ 1,095.00 USD Per person
Supplement for a single room: $ 300.00 USD.


dates

Fall 2013: October 22nd to 30th.
Winter 2014: February 25th to March 5th.
Spring 2014: April 29th to May 7th.
Summer 2014: July 8th to 16th.

This tour is also available on a private basis, for rates and details please inquire.

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