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Full-Day Tour: Masaya Volcano, Art Market and White Villages

Full-Day Tour: Masaya Volcano, Art Market and White Villages

From US$ 55 per person

Explore Masaya Volcano, one of the most active volcanoes in Central America, on this 6-hour tour from Granada. Explore the smoking craters of the volcano before exploring the local artisan market and visiting the town of Catarina.

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Duration 6 hours
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At your hotel in Granada


  • Visit Masaya Volcano, the most active volcano in Nicaragua
  • Explore Catarina, a serene town of nurseries and flowers
  • See the local people at the Mercado de Artesanía, an art market where you can find ceramics, woodcrafts, hammocks, jewelry, cigars, and leather work
  • Learn about pottery and ceramics at San Juan de Oriente
  • Explore the smoking craters of the Masaya Volcano and visit the Park Museum
  • Admire the amazing panoramic view of Apoyo Crater Lake
Full description
Masaya is one of the smallest yet most populated departments in the country. The picturesque, small cities of its territory feature several attractions such as cultural manifestations, a strong indigenous heritage, and many natural destinations. The Masaya Volcano National Park and the Masaya Lagoon are two major natural attractions. The volcano is formed by three craters, two of them are extinct and the other one remains active, constantly spewing smoke. A vast territory, which still preserves its flora and fauna, surrounds this volcano. You will visit the Masaya Volcano which is an active smoking crater and dormant crater. You will also visit the Park Museum. After your amazing experience at Masaya Volcano, you will see and walk through Mercado de Artesanía, the art market in Masaya where you can find ceramics and woodcrafts, hammocks, jewelry, cigars, leather work, and much more. Then you drive to Catarina, a serene town of nurseries and flowers. Here you can enjoy an amazing panoramic view of Apoyo Crater Lake. In the south of Catarina, you will pottery and ceramics at San Juan de Oriente.
  • Transportation
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Entrances fees
  • Meals and drinks

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  • Walking shoes
  • Sun protection
  • Water
  • Camera
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This was an excellent tour! Our guide was very informative and his English was excellent! Our driver was great as well! I would recommend this tour!!

February 8, 2022

Pretty Awesome Experience

Really enjoyed the experience. Very unique and fun. A lot of things to do and very cultural experience.

September 6, 2015

Guide and driver informative and friendly. Good value tour.

Tour was exactly as we expected - no problems

November 28, 2013

Product ID: 36980