Day trip

From Granada or Managua: Private Masaya Volcano Tour

From Granada or Managua: Private Masaya Volcano Tour

From US$ 132 per person

Enjoy a guided tour of the artisan villages surrounding the Masaya Volcano, including a ride to the summit of the volcano, a tour of a pottery workshop, and much more.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 8 hours
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Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
The lobby of your hotel in Granada
Private group


  • Marvel at the beauty of the Masaya Volcano
  • Pick up unique souvenirs at artisan markets
  • Visit an artisan town for a pottery tour
  • See a lava lake inside the volcano
Full description
Discover the rich and vibrant culture of the villages surrounding the Masaya Volcano on this full-day tour. After getting picked up from your hotel in Granada or Managua, begin your journey to the volcano. Your first stop will be at the volcano museum. Here, learn more about the history of the native people and how they venerated the power of the volcano. Later, in the vehicle, ascend to the summit of the volcano and stand right in front of its crater where you can see a lava lake inside. Next, head to the Masaya Market, where you can meet the locals selling hand-made products like textiles, leather, wood, home decor, souvenirs, and traditional meals. Afterward, visit the village of Catarina. Soak up the beauty of the sights and scents of this town and its many flower stores as you make your way to a viewpoint. Here, admire panoramic views of the crater lagoon and surrounding lush vegetation. Stop for lunch at a traditional Nicaraguan restaurant before visiting another artisan town. Enjoy a tour of the town's pottery workshops and get the opportunity to haggle for unique souvenirs at local prices.
  • Return transportation
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bilingual guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Cost of lunch
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with respiratory issues
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Insect repellent
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