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“Great tours and guide.”

Tierra Day Tours: Granada
Ranked #8 of 52 Tours in Granada
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: We are a Nicaraguan Tour Operator based in the heart of the colonial cities of Granada and Leon.We offer you a wide range of tours and services. Our staff are bilingual Nicaraguans who work with an eye for detail, giving you the attention and service you deserve. Tierra Tour is recognized internationally for its professionalism.We have a high knowledge of the country, flora/ fauna, culture and history.We attend to each customer personally,adapt and modify to any specific needs. We invite you to visit Nicaragua, land of lakes and volcanoes. Nicaragua is without a doubt an unforgettable experience.
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Walked the streets of Granada looking for local tours. Selected Tierra as they looked the most professional. Met Gustavo who explained in detail what we should expect. We booked two tours. Gustavo led both. He was charming and knowledgeable. We would be more than happy to recommend both him and his company.

Thank Douglas P
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Booked the Masaya volcano night tour with Tierra Tours. They warned me in advance that it’s an hour drive, an hour wait to enter the park, and then only 15 minutes viewing time, followed by 1 hour drive back. I liked that they were honest. They also had daily kayaking trips to the Isletas. Other companies didn’t have enough participants to run the trip every day. Tour guide spoke decent English.

Thank krawner
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

So for $ 35 per person you are taken by shuttle to the top of the Mombacho vulcano. It is said that the climb is around 2,5 hours and is mainly focussing on wildlife...

The driver forgot to pick us up so an additional taxi was arranged. Once we arrived 45 minutes later the guide (who spoke good English) took us around the crater.

It was a walk of 1h15m. We had bad luck with the weather but the guide told us that around the crater there is no wildlife.... To see wildlife you actually have to stay in the lowlands and not at the top of the crater.

All in all; if you like a 1 hour on a paved trail around the crater to see trees, plants and some flowers then this is your tour!

If you’d like to see actual wildlife and do some off road hiking (which was promised to us) then this is NOT the tour to book!

Thank naomijacobs1984
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

We did several tours with Tierra - they offer a lot of variety, and I wanted to keep things simple during our time in Nicaragua. We did the Mombacho Xpress, which was fun and informative. We had booked it leaving at 12:30, but they arrived at 9:30 - surprise! Thankfully we were at our guest house and it wasn't a huge deal. TT was very apologetic.

We then had a private tour of Masaya, which was excellent.

Volcano boarding was great fun! A few things to know before you go. We had our 8 year old son with us. The board was too heavy for him to carry up the volcano, especially in the wind - my husband had to carry it. This is not a leisurely hike. You're carrying a board that essentially acts like a sail, making for some exciting moments. That said, the views were some of the most beautiful I've ever seen in my life, and our guide David was FANTASTIC. We had a great time actually sledding down, and very safe.

Our final tour was of the mangroves in Leon. The real star of this tour was our boat captain, who maneuvered us in and out of tight areas, spotted caimans in the water, etc. Our tour guide on this one was more of an escort. She was very nice, but unable to tell us anything about what we were seeing.

All in all, we were very pleased with Tierra Tours.

Thank Superlew
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

We booked two tours through Tierra Tours. The people at the office are very friendly and knowledgable.

Our first tour was with Leo to Las Isletas. We really enjoyed the boatride through the islets and Leo was a fun tourguide and had nice stories about the area. So 4 stars for Leo!

Our second tour was the evening tour to the Masaya volcano. This tour was rather dissapointing. I felt like our tour guide (he didn’t introduce himself) didn’t feel like being on the tour. All the info he gave us felt like he was reading from a piece of paper and when we quickly visited the museum he hardly said anything. At the top, we had 15 minutes to look at the lava (which was hardly visible). Honestly, I would not recommend this tour. If the tour could be expanded with a proper visit to the museum so you can get proper background info on the area, the tour would be more worthwhile.

In conclusion: Tierra Tours is a dependable operator, however, the quality of the tours is determined by the tour guides.

Thank christinalouisa2008
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