Honduras & Nicaragua B - 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, transfer to the hotel, evening free, overnight at San Pedro Sula.

Day 02
Today, we are on our way to the Maya Ruins of Copan in Honduras, departing at 8:00 AM, to arrive at Copan around 11:00 AM, at 2:00 PM we will have a guided tour of the main archaeological site located just one mile away from town, here we will see the hieroglyphic staircase, the ball court, the main ceremonial plaza and its famous high relief carved stelas among many other monuments; in the afternoon, we will also visit the Museum of Maya Sculpture. Evening at leisure to enjoy the typical village of Copan Ruinas, overnight at Copan.

Day 03
No visit to Copan can be complete without a close encounter with the quarters of the royal families at “Las Sepulturas” site, we will end our Copan visit with a tour of the Macaw Mountain Bird park, evening at leisure, overnight at Copan.

Day 04
We will be transferred to the Honduran Capital City, Tegucigalpa, you will have a chance to admire the mountainous scenery while we drive to the capital city of Honduras, Tegucigalpa, in route, we will visit Pulhapanzak waterfall, enjoy a delicious lunch at beautiful Lake Yojoa and also visit colonial former capital city Comayagua, including the cathedral which holds the oldest functioning clock in the Americas. We will arrive in Tegucigalpa late afternoon for overnight.

Day 05
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 artisan’s school and many souvenir shops, evening is free, overnight at Tegucigalpa.

Day 06
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, 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, last we will head to Managua for overnight.

Day 07
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, we will also tour of Las Isletas by boat, exploring the peninsula and its main isles formed by a massive volcanic explosion and visiting a Spanish fortress in the area, evening free. Overnight at Granada.

Day 08
Today we will enjoy a hiking tour of Mombacho volcano and Natural reserve, departing at 8:00 AM, we will reach the summit in about an hour by 4X4, Mombacho is truly one of the most imposing attractions of the country. The Volcano Natural Reserve is covered by exuberant nature, typical of the tropical rain forest and a singular dwarf forest where you will admire the flora and fauna as well as the majestic crater at an altitude of 1,345 meters above sea level, immediately we will head to Managua for overnight.

Day 09
At the appropriate time, transfer to the airport. 

servicesincluded

- Accommodations in double occupancy
- Breakfast daily
- Lunch at Lake Yojoa.
- 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

San Pedro Sula, Honduras – Hotel Real Intercontinental
Copan, Honduras – Hotel Marina Copan (Premium)
Tegucigalpa, Honduras – Hotel Marriott
Managua, Nicaragua – Hotel Real Intercontinental
Granada, Nicaragua – Hotel Plaza Colon

$ 1,895.00 USD Per person
Supplement for a single room: $ 800.00 USD.

Moderate accommodations

San Pedro Sula, Honduras – Holiday Inn
Copan, Honduras – Hotel Marina Copan (standard)
Tegucigalpa, Honduras – Hotel Plaza del General
Managua, Nicaragua – Holiday Inn
Granada, Nicaragua – Hotel Colonial

$ 1,695.00 USD Per person
Supplement for a single room: $ 600.00 USD.

Economy accommodations

San Pedro Sula, Honduras – Apart Hotel La Cordillera
Copan, Honduras – Hotel Camino Maya
Tegucigalpa, Honduras – Hotel Alameda
Managua, Nicaragua – Hotel D’Lido
Granada, Nicaragua – Hotel Terrasol

$ 1,495.00 USD Per person
Supplement for a single room: $ 400.00 USD.

Budget accommodations

San Pedro Sula, Honduras – Hotel Ejecutivo
Copan, Honduras – Lauros Hotel
Tegucigalpa, Honduras – Hotel Mac Arthur
Managua, Nicaragua – Hotel D’Lido
Granada, Nicaragua – Hotel Terrasol

$ 1,295.00 USD Per person
Supplement for a single room: $ 300.00 USD.

dates

Summer 2014: June 13th to 21st.
Winter 2014: November 14th to 22nd.

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

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