Remote and beautiful, Nicaragua’s Ometepe Island is a world away. Formed by two volcanoes, the island is populated by parrots, howler monkeys, waterfalls, beaches and gracious, hard-working people. Learn about the challenges and triumphs they have seen in their lifetime, and experience this place through the rhythms of their daily lives.
My Nicaragua experience was one of those rare times in life when the reality exceeded anticipations. Crooked Trails provided us with a really good taste of Ometepe life. The home stays were a rich experience of life in a small community, participation in the festivals, rituals and excitement of the San Diego celebrations gave us a feeling of being part of that community and our guide was there to remind us to be sensitive to the realities of their lives.
Exploring Isla de Ometepe
8D / 7N
Available year-round; fall & winter recommended
Easy – Moderate
Managua – Moyolgapa – Taguizapa – Granada – Managua
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Explore the tropical beauty and charm of Nicaragua on this family-friendly program to the Island of Ometepe. The island abounds in adventure, but the true highlight of this program is a village homestay where you’ll learn about the people of this peaceful island and sharing in their culture.
- Unforgettable homestay with a local family on the island of Ometepe
- Explore jungles and beaches and enjoy Nicaragua’s natural beauty
- Guided tour of the colonial city of Granada
- Shopping at Masaya, one of Nicaragua’s largest arts and crafts markets
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