Nicaragua's Wild Side
See Turtles Or Whales And Birdwatch At Some Of The Country's Finest Parks
Nicaragua boasts a variety of stunning wildlife including over 100 endangered species and the highest concentration of birds in Central America. Enjoy hiking through flora and fauna rich reserves, and even a turtle nesting site.
Visit the Montibelli Nature Reserve, the Solentiname Islands in Lake Nicaragua, and La Flor, a major nesting site of olive ridley sea turtles. If you miss the nesting season, then taken advantage of the sleepy surfer vibes of San Juan del Sur to relax before heading home!
Operator: Reefs to Rockies
Price From: $2,695 USD per person
Dates: Nov- March for humpbacks; July- Dec for sea turtles
Duration: 10 days
Wildlife: Olive ridley, humpback whales, primates
Conservation Impact: Benefits Paso Pacifico. Founded in 2005, Paso Pacífico's mission is to restore and conserve the natural ecosystems of Central America’s Pacific slope by collaborating with landowners, local communities and involved organizations to promote ecosystem conservation.
All of the trips we promote:
- Directly support wildlife conservation
- Educate travelers about wildlife
- Support local communities
- Reduce environmental impact
Banner image: Hal Brindley