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Address: Carretera Panamericana Km 230 | Sonis, Nicaragua
Phone Number: 8610 7642
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I booked through Tree Hugger Tours and well worth the money. Our guide met us at the bus terminal, and our amazing adventure began. We walked along the highway for 25 minutes and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Esteli, Nicaragua
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Esteli, Nicaragua
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I booked through Tree Hugger Tours and well worth the money. Our guide met us at the bus terminal, and our amazing adventure began. We walked along the highway for 25 minutes and then down into the canyon. The tour took about 4 hours and if you include travel time by bus from Esteli, add another 4 hours. At the... More 

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Walking over the sometimes slippery walks, leaping into and swimming in clear waters surrounded by canyon walls. Great guide. A totally excellent day and worth the bus rides there an back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

i booked through treehuggers in esteli and ended up going on the saame trip with about a dozen other people from la luna hostel. tour operator henry was waiting for us at the bus station, piled us all into the back of his truck and drove us to his house. we could change and leave our bags there. there were... More 

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Le Creusot, Bourgogne, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The Sonriano family has a great system worked out and I would recommend their tour to anyone. They pick you up from the bus, lend you shoes, let you leave your backpacks, have waterproof bags to keep your camera safe, and the food at their place is great. Even with a group of 18 it ran seamlessly, and it floating... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

My boyfriend and I cancelled our stay in Leon to take the Somoto Canyon Tour with Henry Soriano and his team. Brian Thackray assisted us in arranging transportation and our overnight stay. We ended up renting a car and driving from San Juan del Sur. It took us a little over 5 hours, which included stopping for lunch. Upon arrival... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I showed up alone to the canyon at about 12 and booked a guide there from one of the local tourism offices. I had my big backpack and with a guide, they offered to lock it in one of their homes. If your planing of going, don't book it through a hostal as the cost is marked up quite a... More 

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Oss, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

So beautiful!! Really amazing daytrip, very beautiful surroundings, plants, butterflies... you have to walk and swim, the water is not cold. We had a really nice and friendly guide, he lives near the entrance to the canyon. He had a bag where we could put our stuff in so that it kept dry. I will never forget this experience, it... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Booked a tour with la Luna hostel - the guild was able to show us all the places to jump from (5,10,15m) into the canyon! He also had a dry sack that kept all our belongings safe from the water. Grab a life jacket so you can float down the river.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This canyon is not anywhere near the scale of grand canyon but it's just as stunning and makes a much better day trip! You walk through the canyon spotting bats and other wildlife, float down the river and jump off rocks before getting a boat the last bit. We went with namancambre tours as after scouting and asking quite a... More 

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Zug, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We can recommand to make your tour with Ricardo. You can find his house near to the entrance to the Cañon. If you take the bus from Somoto, leave it at km 230 and ask there for Ricardos house. You will see a sign for tourist information on his house. We met there a nice guy and a nice family... More 

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Address: Carretera Panamericana Km 230 | Sonis, Nicaragua
Phone Number: 8610 7642
Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Madriz Department

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