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Help - Quick Stay

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Help - Quick Stay

Hi All,

We arrive in Nic. Dec.7 and fly out at noon the 14th. We would like to do a full day hike up one of the two mountains/volcanos. Here are my questions:

1. Is there any way to avoid staying 2 nights here? I'd like to stay 1 and hike but it seems impossible as I would have to arrive day 1, hike day 2 and leave day 3.

We are staying in San Juan Del Sur.

Can I do one of the following:

Day 1: Get up, drive and ferry over then hike then stay over night and leave day 2.


Day 1: Arrive late, stay over night and hike day two then leave that night?

Or is the time table just too tight?

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1. Re: Help - Quick Stay

I would get up and get to Ometepe as quickly as possible to max time there far away from SJDS. Ometepe will be such a contrast..... I would imagine too many nights in SJDS will get old, crusty and boring unless you came to ride the waves and partying on.

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2. Re: Help - Quick Stay

We are staying at Maderas Village for the majority of our trip with a number of friends so we aren't worried about being bored. Just trying to work out logistics. Thanks!

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3. Re: Help - Quick Stay

Hi Justin this is Erick Hernandez email he works with UGO Union of tour guides in ometepe island) ometepetrails@hotmail.com phone number:00 505 89334796. he is one of the best guides on the island.

Now take in consideration that the first ferry leaves at 07 am and arrive at the island about 08:30 so the best will be to arrive early and enjoy the island you will not regret and hike the earliest that you can bring snacks for the day if you are fit you will be back around 2pm if leave about 05am and can catch any of the latest ferries.

In case you need the schedule here i leave it hopefully helps.

San Jorge > Ometepe

Time Boat Destination Cost

07:00 Ferry (Che Guevara) Moyogalpa C$40 = $2.00

07:45 Ferry (Milton Arcia) Moyogalpa C$60 = $3.00

09:00 Lancha (Karen Maria) Moyogalpa C$30 = $1.50

09:30 Ferry (Rey del Cocibolca) San José C$50 = $2.50

10:00 Lancha (Mozorola) San José C$30 = $1.50

11:00 Lancha (Estrella del Sur) Moyogalpa C$40 = $2.00

12:30 Lancha (Santa Martha) Moyogalpa C$30 = $1.50

13:30 Lancha (Karen Maria) Moyogalpa C$30 = $1.50

14:30 Ferry (Milton Arcia) Moyogalpa C$60 = $3.00

15:30 Lancha (Estrella del Sur) Moyogalpa C$40 = $2.00

16:00 Ferry (Che Guevara) Moyogalpa C$40 = $2.00

16:40 Lancha (Mozorola) San José C$30 = $1.50

17:00 Lancha (Santa Martha) Moyogalpa C$30 = $1.50

17:00 Ferry (Rey del Cocibolca) San José C$50 = $2.50

17:45 Ferry (Milton Arcia) Moyogalpa C$60 = $3.00

Ometepe > San Jorge

Time Boat Destination Cost

05:30 Lancha (Karen Maria) Moyogalpa C$30 = $1.50

05:40 Lancha (Mozorola) San José C$30 = $1.50

06:00 Ferry (Milton Arcia) Moyogalpa C$60 = $3.00

06:30 Lancha (Santa Martha) Moyogalpa C$30 = $1.50

07:00 Lancha (Estrella del Sur) Moyogalpa C$40 = $2.00

07:30 Ferry (Rey del Cocibolca) San José C$50 = $2.50

09:00 Ferry (Milton Arcia) Moyogalpa C$60 = $3.00

11:00 Ferry (Che Guevara) Moyogalpa C$40 = $2.00

11:30 Lancha (Karen Maria) Moyogalpa C$30 = $1.50

12:30 Ferry (Milton Arcia) Moyogalpa C$60 = $3.00

13:00 Lancha (Estrella del Sur) Moyogalpa C$40 = $2.00

13:30 Lancha (Mozorola) San José C$30 = $1.50

15:00 Lancha (Santa Martha) Moyogalpa C$30 = $1.50

15:20 Ferry (Rey del Cocibolca) San José C$50 = $2.50

16:00 Ferry (Milton Arcia) Moyogalpa C$60 = $3.00

17:30 Ferry (Che Guevara) Moyogalpa C$40 = $2.00



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4. Re: Help - Quick Stay

Hi Byron and others,

FYI, the Rey de Cocibolca now departs the island at 3pm daily and not 3.20pm and there was price is now C$55 per person. These are recent changes.



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5. Re: Help - Quick Stay

I correct Byron on Eric´s name it is Eric Henriquez

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6. Re: Help - Quick Stay

Sorry my bad.

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7. Re: Help - Quick Stay

Milton Arcia ferry charges 70 cordobas. We were on it this week.

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