Day Trip to Cascada Blanca Waterfall in Matagalpa from Granada
Escape the chaos and heat of Granada and head for the cool climate in the northern mountains of Nicaragua where Matagalpa is home to the famous Cascada Blanca or "White Waterfall." This is one of the largest waterfalls in Nicaragua and has a hotel, restaurant and camping options for people looking to stay the night. Hike down to the waters edge and even go behind the falls on this one of a kind experience that you will never forget.Departure Time: 10 am (Flexible)Departure Location: Metro Centro (Flexible)Duration of Transport to Cascada Blanca: 2.5 HoursDuration at Cascada Blanca: 2.5Return to Managua: 6 pm (Flexible)Depart from the center of Managua around 10 am and head north on a 2.5 hour scenic drive through the hills and mountains as you arrive to the department of Matagalpa and your final destination Cascada Blanca. Hike down to the pool of water and go behind the falls to see this majestic beauty from all angles. After a 2-3 hour disconnect in this magical paradise head back to Managua arriving around 6 pm.*For an additional fee, lodging, food and entertainment can be arranged.
Coffee Lovers Tour from Managua
The northern province of Matagalpa is renowned as a producer of world class coffee beans. Behind a sip of gourmet coffee lays a whole network of careful processing and rural livelihoods. The Selva Negra Coffee Estate and Ecolodge, located a few minutes from the city of Matagalpa, is an organic coffee farm owned by descendant of 19th century German migrants who came to this part of Nicaragua.You will be picked up from your hotel in Managua and will be driven to the Selva Negra coffee estate, the drive takes about 2 hours. There, you will be able to take a coffee tour and learn about what it takes to produce organically certified coffee beans. You will also be able to go on a 3-hour hike around the reserve located in the estate. Lastly, you will have the opportunity to visit the Coffee Museum in Matagalpa before being taken back to Managua.