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Undiscovered Nicaragua and El Salvador

19 days from £3,647pp

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Undiscovered Nicaragua and El Salvador

19 days from £3,647pp
 

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Nicaragua has been developing a discreet, eco-friendly approach to tourism for some years while El Salvador now presents its Mayan sites, colonial cities, delightful rural drives and the El Imposible National Park. On this holiday you'll be among the first to discover their natural beauty and unpretentious charm. The people of both countries are among the most hospitable in Latin America.

The two newcomers on the radar of adventurous travellers, Nicaragua and El Salvador, share gorgeous landscapes of volcanoes, lakes, palm-fringed beaches, fertile slopes smothered in coffee bushes, and a diversity of flora and fauna. Both have only relatively recently emerged from a period of political turbulence: the impressive level of reconciliation between formerly warring factions has resulted in the creation of two of perhaps the most appealing and friendly countries on the continent. They cannot be compared with the big hitters of Mexico, Peru and Brazil in terms of mind-boggling attractions but their scantily populated rural landscapers of chains of volcanoes, coffee plantations, lakes and remote rivers combine to create a captivating destination.      

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Holiday itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in the colonial city of Granada and transfer to your hotel.

Day 2

Guided city tour and visit to Masaya volcano.

Day 3

Fly to San Carlos; travel by boat along Rio San Juan to El Castillo.

Day 4

Hike in Indo Maíz Biosphere Reserve; river kayaking; guided fortress tour.

Day 5

Return by boat to San Carlos, continue to Ometepe Island.

Days 6-7

At leisure to cycle, hike, ride a horse or sit on the beach.

Day 8

By ferry to the mainland, drive to León.

Day 9

At leisure in this University city.

Day 10

Road transfer to Perquín, El Salvador.

Day 11

Visit el Mazote and Museo de la Revolución.

Day 12

By road to Suchitoto.

Day 13

Walking tour of Suchitoto.

Day 14

Drive along Ruta de las Flores to Ataco.

Day 15

Trekking in El Imposible National Park.

Day 16

By road to Costa del Sol on the coast.

Day 17-18

At leisure on the coast.

Day 19

Transfer to San Salvador airport for international flight home.

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Included in this holiday

Granada
Places visited

Granada


 
Walking Tour of Granada
Thing to do

Walking tour of Granada


 
Hotel Patio del Malinche
Accommodation

Hotel Patio del Malinche


 

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