HorseBack Riding in La Curva farmWe will enjoy a beautiful horseback riding in a tropical forest surrounded by cattle, trees, and natural life
We will Visit a cattle farm called “Finca La Curva” located on the Muy Muy road, part of Matagalpa.
You will be able to see gorgeous landscape.
Here we have the names of the horses: Pajarito, Lucero, Culebra, Paloma, Grillo, Moro, Jirafa, Alazan, for an extreme experience you can choose the high-spirited Tenampa
1 person= $96
Duration: 5 Hours
Discover art in naturewe will take a taxi to San Ramon, a neighboring town, and walk to a community called El Trentino. During our three km walk we will collect certain seeds that fall from the trees. The guide and the artist will share interesting information with you about the local nature along the way. We will walk through a coffee farm. Finally, we will arrive to the artisan’s house where we will receive a workshop from the artisan himself, Erick Moncada.
price: $96 per person.
duration 7 hours.
Camping and milking the cowsIn this trip we will visit the Nativos Tours farm located in the area of Tejerina about 20 minutes from Matagalpa city.
We will be camping in the tropical dry forest around a campfire where the guide will tell native legends.
when we wake up at 3:00 am the next morning to participate in the cattle milking which is made up in a traditional manner. you will also learn how to command the cattle, about the traditional tools of agriculture, plowing and oxcart.
price: $76 per 1person
The Peñas Blancas MassifWe will take a private car from Matagalpa to Peñas Blancas Massif. This is the southern part of the Bosawas biosphere reserve and it is the largest forest in Central America. Here we will hike the trails of this amazing mountain and while we walk our tour guides will explain you about the flora and fauna that live in this cloud forest also we will see the flow of a big waterfall (approximately 100 meters).
duration: 12 hours.
price: $196 per 1 person.
Running tour la ruta MayaThis is a extreme running tour because the path is uphill and we can practice some yoga poses on the top of the mountain where we will have a nice viewpoint over Matagalpa city. After that we will eat some delicious chocolate in order to recover our energy because we will run down the rock path back into the city.
Difficulty: Hard (12km)
Duration: Approximately 2 hours.
Running tour poza el corazonWe will start from the Nativos Tours mural and run until we reach a natural pool. This run is very hilly and there are parts of the path that are rocky, making the tour more extreme. If the pool is clean it is possible to jump from a rock in order to take a natural shower. There are also some beautiful viewpoints and on either side of the path you can see farms where people cultivate corn, beans, cows, etc.
Difficulty: Medium (6km)
Duration: Approximately 1 ½ hours
Running tour around the cityIn this circuit we will on paving stone and asphalt the whole way. We will start from Nativos Tours mural until the Linda Vista stairs. During the tour we will pass by bank street, Dario park, and exit to Managua. We will run along the road until the Santa Teresita college, after which we will go to the top of the stairs of Linda Vista neighborhood where we will have a good view of the city.
Difficulty: Easy (6km)
Duration: Approximately 1 hour.
Hearding the cattleIn this tour we will ride a horse on a farm called La Fuente near Matagalpa. We will follow the trails of the Tejerina Valley where you can enjoy the nature of the area.
We will also get to experience some of the day-to-day activities of cattle farmers called “el aparto.” Another activity we’ll participate in is rounding the cattle up.
Duration: 5 Hours
Coffee TourIn this tour we will visit the very rural community of La Pita which is surrounded by coffee plantations. Your guide will explain the process of the coffee bean – from planting techniques, the wet process of coffee, coffee types, to picking techniques, etc. As we walk through the coffee plantations, your guide will also explain the history of the community, culture and tradition.
Duration: 6 Hours
white waterfall & salto el escondidoThis tour is a fantastic option for lover waterfalls the idea about this trip is to visit 2 beautiful waterfalls first we will visit the White Waterfall that is located 17 km outside of Matagalpa in the community of Las Cañas in this waterfall we can walk behind the waterfall, walk through a cave after that we will walk down 2 kilometers by the magic river side call Yasica in order to visit Salto el Escondido for taking a fresh shower.
price: $80 per person
Party Night Tour of MatagalpaThe idea of this Walking Tour is to introduce you to the nightlife in Downtown Matagalpa. We’ll visit it’s main bars, the cultural center & clubs where you can find live music, dancing & meeting local people.
Enjoy cocktails (you pay for your own drinks), a hookah, soft drinks, beers, good music & good atmosphere.
Included: Guide & some shots of fruit liquor.
Not Included: Your drinks, Club entrance if we go outside of
Downtown Matagalpa & Taxi fares.
Selva Negra In El Arenal ReserveWhat you’ll see on this tour is the rich BioDiversity and Coffee Plantations of this region. El Arenal Nature Reserve is located 18 km/11 miles outside of Matagalpa (along the road between Matagalpa & Jinotega).In this tour we will walk through the reserve and talk about the insects, animals, plants and trees that you will see. We will also tell you about the history of Selva Negra (it’s part of the Reserve).
Duration: 6 hours
Calvario Mountain & Matagalpa CityFirst we will walk the streets of Matagalpa pointing out a few of our main tourist attractions like: Guanuca market, San Pedro Cathedral, Heroes & Martyrs Cultural Center, and Morazan Park. We will also visit some murals made by local artists like the Nica-German mural & Nativos Tours mural. Afterwards, we will hike 800 meters/2,625 feet above sea level to the top of El Calvario Mountain where you will have a lovely panoramic view of our city
Price: $45 per person
Duration: 5 hours
Calvario Mountain Panoramic TourIn this tour we will hike to the top of Calvario Mountain where we’ll enjoy the panoramic view overlooking the beautiful city of Matagalpa and of course you can take some beautiful pictures. Calvario Mountain is located at the west-side of Matagalpa and the top is 800 meters above sea level.
Included: Guide, entrance fee to the mountain, use of Binoculars, food (1 guirilla typical food)
Not Included: If you desire to take a Private Taxi
City Tour & Apante Natural ReserveWe will visit some of the most important historical sites that reflect the culture, traditions, art, poetry, national heroes and more of Matagalpa. Next, we will take you to a magical tropical forest called Cerro Apante. Here our guide will tell you interesting facts about Mother Earth. In this tour we will talk about coffee plants, Naked Indian Trees (Jiñocuabo), Spanish Moss, insects, birds, local plant life, and animals.
Duration: 6 Hours
Apante Nature Reserve AdventureIn this tour we will go to the Apante Nature Reserve to explore the plant life and animals in a different way. We will not take the regular trails of the Reserve, and instead, we will follow the river. To follow this river we will have a steep climb along a gravel/dirt path, climb over some rocks and boulders (at times almost like rock climbing) and ascend a few waterfalls. (Waterfalls are limited in the dry season between March and May.)
Price: $40 per person
Duration: 5 hours
Extreme Walk Apante Nature ReserveThis tour takes you through the Apante Nature Reserve to the town of San Ramon. The guide will explain the characteristics of certain insects, trees and animals. You will also enjoy panoramic views overlooking the city of Matagalpa, the mountains, the trees, and waterfalls. Next walk through Coffee and Bean Plantations planted on uneven curves. You will also see, and get to taste when in season, a variety of fruits.
Duration¨: 7 hours
Full Moon Tour In Apante NatureEvery full moon we hike up the Apante Mountain. During the tour we point out the nocturnal species of the forest (spiders, scorpions, bats, frogs, etc). We explain the interesting survival techniques and talk about the plants and animals. This is a unique way to explore nature and when you reach the top of the mountain you can see a beautiful view of the moonscape! We also share some of our magic local folklore/tales.
Duration: 5 hrs