Location:
Leon, Nicaragua

Duration:
3 Days

Price:
$110 Per Person

Availability:
Every Day at 6:00 am

Activities:
Hiking at Somoto Canyon National Monument
Swimming at Somoto Canyon National Monument
Cliff Jumping at Somoto Canyon National Monument
Local Flavor

Highlights:
- Get to know our amazing local host Henry and his family
- 1.5 hour hike to the lookout points over Somoto Canyon
- 6 hours of hiking, swimming and jumping off cliffs
- Try a local snack Rosquillas
- Live like a farmer: wake up with the roosters, milk a cow and make tortillas
- Learn about thecigar manufacturing process in Estel

Description:
Visit the impressive Somoto Canyon for some hiking, swimming, jumping and rappelling!

Standard Tour:
No minimum group size.

Age:
No age requirements.

Recommendations:
Hiking boots or good walking shoes
Sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses
Backpack of +/- 60 liters
Sleeping bag and sleeping mat
Rain Jacket
Bathing Suit and towel
Sandals
Warm clothes for the night
Flashlight / Headlamp
*Quetzaltrekkers can provide this equipment if needed

Meeting Location
Meet at our office, 1/2 block west of the Mercantil (next to the restaurant La Mexicana) in Leon.

Call (210) 593-5500 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13461493

Tour Operator
Project Expedition
Duration
3 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
Difficulty Level
Difficulty Level - Challenging
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1Leon We will meet in the Quetzaltrekkers office at 6 am to pack our bags and eat breakfast before beginning a long day of bus travel. We first travel to San Isidro where we will catch a bus to Esteli and then directly to Somoto, our home for the next two nights. We are picked up at the bus station and head to the entrance to the canyon for lunch.
ContinuedLeonHiking. Then we begin our hike to a mirador with a great view over the canyon! We continue on to a second mirador, where we will camp for the night and enjoy an unforgettable sunset.
ContinuedLeon Overnight in Camp.
Day 2Leon On the second day, we wake up early for breakfast before hiking back to Henry Soriano's house. Our good friend and experienced local guide.
ContinuedLeonHiking at Somoto Canyon National Monument. We then head off with him to explore Somoto Canyon! We spend 4-6 hours hiking, swimming, jumping off cliffs and floating in the refreshing cool waters of Somoto before emerging at the bottom of the canyon.
ContinuedLeonSwimming at Somoto Canyon National Monument.
ContinuedLeonCliff Jumping at Somoto Canyon National Monument.
ContinuedLeon Returning to Henrys for a delicious lunch prepared by his family. We can also try Rosquillas, a delicious type of local cookie known as the best in the country.
ContinuedLeon When we are good and full we will grab our backpacks and head to the entrance to the canyon, where we will camp for the night.
Day 3LeonLocal Flavor. On our final day in Somoto, we will visit a local family who will teach us how to milk a cow and prepare tortillas. We will then head back into Somoto town to explore the central park of Somoto where we can see animals, birds, and snakes.A public bus will bring us back to Esteli where we will make a quick detour to a cigar factory to learn about the cigar manufacturing process and perhaps buy some souvenirs!
ContinuedLeon After lunch, we will get on a bus to bring us back to Leon at about 5pm.
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
10/24/2017$110.00* (USD) / Per PersonQuote
10/25/2017$110.00* (USD) / Per PersonQuote
10/26/2017$110.00* (USD) / Per PersonQuote
10/27/2017$110.00* (USD) / Per PersonQuote
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11/27/2017$110.00* (USD) / Per PersonQuote
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