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Exploring Nicaragua: Colonial Towns to Countryside

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Program #18125RJ
7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Emerging from decades of political transformation, the tiny nation of Nicaragua is on the brink of even greater change. For now, it still offers a window into the simpler past of Central America a generation or two ago. Downtown Granada is a city in restoration mode with emerging musicians, poets and artists, while León showcases its Spanish past and intellectual leanings. In these towns and in a beautiful countryside of volcanoes, cloud forests, hot springs and plantations, learn about the historical complexities and energetic spirit that are inseparable from Nicaragua’s identity.


Highlights

• Discover the striking colonial architecture and lovely natural surroundings of Granada, a city on the verge of a cultural revival.
• See where your morning cup of coffee comes from at a local coffee plantation high in the hills of Matagalpa.
• Experience Nicaragua’s spectacular natural beauty and power at Masaya Volcano National Park.

Program Notes

No single supplement for limited number of rooms.

Activity Notes

Walking up to one mile per day; some uneven terrain.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Managua, 1 night; coach to León, 2 nights; coach to Jinotega, 1 night; coach to Granada, 2 nights; coach to Managua for departure.

Date Notes
1/18/2015
Can be taken in conjunction with #8577-01/10/2015 and #11586-01/24/20151/25/2015
Can be taken in conjunction with #11586-01/13/20152/13/2015
Can be taken in conjunction with #8577-02/19/2015 and #11586-02/01/20153/6/2015
Can be taken in conjunction with #8577-03/12/2015 and #11586-02/22/2015

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Mar 6 — Mar 12, 2015 $1395  
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Special Offer: There is no additional cost for a single room on this date. Please note that singles may be limited. We suggest enrolling as soon as possible to ensure availability.

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6 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 3 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
12 Field trips

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4.7
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