Day 1
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Granada

Arrive in Managua, transfer to your hotel in Granada.

Day 2
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Granada

Enjoy a morning hike with the Masaya volcano as your backdrop, followed by a visit to the vibrant mercado located at its base. Next, learn about traditional artisan techniques during a hammock workshop. Feel the rhythm as you dance the night away in a salsa class.

Day 3
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Granada

Greet the day with a kayak around Las Isletas in Lake Nicaragua. Then head for dry land and a walking tour through the historic city center of Granada. Next, visit the ChocoMuseo where you will learn about everything chocolate and cacao - from its origins to making it with your very own hands!

Day 4
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Rincón de la Vieja

Transfer to Peñas Blancas, where you’ll cross the border into Costa Rica and continue on to your destination. For lunch, visit a local family to learn about Costa Rican cooking and enjoy a delicious home-cooked meal. Afterwards, soak up the warm Costa Rican sunshine and cool off in the refreshing waters of the Pacific at the Junquillal Reserve.

Day 5
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Rincón de la Vieja

Hike along nature trails and take in the beauty of nearby waterfalls. Later, join the colorful butterflies, tropical birds and other animals in the canopy as you zip line through the treetops. Spend the remainder of the day relaxing in the waters of the volcanic hot springs.

Day 6
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Playa Hermosa

Explore the dry tropical forest of Rincón de la Vieja National Park, home to Costa Rica’s national flower, the Guaria Morada orchid. Hike to the active fumaroles and stop to see the erupting mud cones.

Day 7
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Playa Hermosa

Visit an elementary school where you will meet Costa Rican students and, if you’re up for the challenge, join in on a mejenga, or pickup soccer game!

Day 8
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San José

Return to San José for a guided walking tour in Costa Rica's capital city. ¡Pura vida!

Day 9
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Return

Depart for the U.S. with a lifetime of memories!