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Address: Km 229.5 Carretera Panamericana, Somoto, Nicaragua
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A rural sustainable community tourism group of local government certified...

A rural sustainable community tourism group of local government certified guides offering tours and wildlife experiences in and around Somoto Canyon.

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Amazing time for the whole family!

Just to check back in after having done the Somoto Canyon tour with my family. We all had an amazing time!! The operators of Somoto Canyon Tours were absolutely wonderful! It's a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Melanie H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just to check back in after having done the Somoto Canyon tour with my family. We all had an amazing time!! The operators of Somoto Canyon Tours were absolutely wonderful! It's a family owned operation and we felt like part of the family welcomed into their home. We stayed the night Friday night and did the tour Saturday morning. I... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I wasn't entirely convinced that I should attempt this canyon trek because I thought that it might be too difficult, too strenuous, or that the water might be too cold for me. I am writing this review in case you may be wondering the same thing!! First of all, the full canyon tour was not too difficult for me. I... More 

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somotocanyont, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Somoto Canyon Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for your detailed review of your tour which you obviously enjoyed very much. A couple of points are worth talking about for the benefit of all who read your reviews. Firstly, we do not recommend using any form of sandals, even Tevas on the canyon tours. A closed toe and heel are more desirable when you are walking over... More 

Los Angeles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I called Somoto Canyon Tours on Wednesday and was told to make a reservation through the website which I did. My reservation was promptly followed up by an email confirming time and place that we would be meeting with our guide. We drove up to Somoto and met up with our guide, Franklin, at the gas station right at the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had so much fun on this tour through the stunning canyon. Would definitely recommend the 6 hour tour if you are into climbing, swimming, and jumping from rocks into the lovely, cool water below. The groups tend to stay small which allows an intimate opportunity to experience nature and the staff (mostly speaking Spanish only) were very friendly and good... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hostel was perfect. Loved the hospitality and what they stand for. Henry has built this company from the ground up with the help of his family and Brian. The actual tour itself was amazing. Our guide was great. Food was good and we even got to witness a birthday while we were there. Definitely recommend this place!

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I purchased the tour from TreeHuggers in Esteli which includes lunch. The main tour group is Namancambre Tours. Henry Soriano has 15 guides who help with rock climbing, inner tubes, horse riding, a moderate walking activity for three hours, boat travel, and a longer tour by the Honduras border. I highly recommend a guide because he works as part of... More 

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somotocanyont, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Somoto Canyon Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. You mentioned a company called Namancambre as the main tour group. This is not correct. That company does not work from the canyon and is not the main tour organisation at the canyon--we are! All our guides are officially trained, licensed and authorised by the government. We cannot say the same for other operators. One of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is what a trip to Nicargua is all about! Stunning natural landscapes, adventure and lovely people! Trekking, swimming and scrambling rough Somoto Canyon has been a highlight of my trip. The views are fantastic, the water is cool and the jumps are fun! (Although not compulsorary). Local man Henry has created a business which is supporting more than 70... More 

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Thank Claireabel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Real nice activitie for a good price (20$ per person). 3h30 of walking and swimming in the canyon, may be longer if slower.

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Thank William M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Henry, thanks a lot for the amazing tour and great homestay! I spent 3 nights at Henry's place and did 6 hours adventure tour. Everything was perfect! For me Somoto Canyon is one of the best places in Nicaragua. Highly recommended!. Highly recommended!

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somotocanyont, Gerente at Somoto Canyon Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, Sofia. It was a pleasure for our family to host you for several nights. We h ope you're going to come back for another adventure with us. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A really good tour company, I have no complaints at all about their service, and the canyon tour -- I did the longest tour, 6 hours -- was beautiful and very fun -- I almost did it again the next day, but decided to explore elsewhere. My guide, whose name now escapes me, was excellent. I called from Leon at... More 

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