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Drew Estate

Esteli, Nicaragua
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From Seed to Cigar, put this trip on your bucket list

This makes my second trip to Esteli Nicaragua, Drew Estate and the Cigar Safari. First, if you are... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
Las Vegas, Nevada
Trip of a lifetime

For anyone who enjoys cigars (from six a day or one every once in awhile) this is the trip for you... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
Las Vegas, Nevada
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Take a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Drew Estate’s Nicaraguan Cigar Factory and begin exploring the eco-tourism of Nicaragua. Visit our Esteli-based factory, La Gran Fabrica Drew Estate, and blend your own cigars using some of our most sought-after tobaccos.
  • Excellent89%
  • Very good7%
  • Average0%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“bucket list” (5 reviews)
“cigar smoker” (3 reviews)
“cigar making” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Esteli, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

This makes my second trip to Esteli Nicaragua, Drew Estate and the Cigar Safari. First, if you are a cigar lover, even slightly, this is a must-do on your bucket list. The cigars are phenomenal and the understanding you will take with you will give...More

Thank brentamark
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

For anyone who enjoys cigars (from six a day or one every once in awhile) this is the trip for you! Cigarafication: you will learn all about the cigar making process from seed to finished product in your hand. Food: Freaking Phenomenal!!! Great people: you...More

2  Thank vegastechie
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

This experience was incredible! If you like cigars and great people you need to stop what your doing and call your travel agent! It's incredible ! Jessi, Henry, Edward were great Host! Food was fantastic!

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Awesome! If you love cigars and people with a passion for what they do, this should be at the top of your bucket list.

1  Thank BigTodd2022
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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

This trip was truly amazing! So informative and such a unique experience. The estate is impressive with amazing views and really comfortable accommodations. You will want for nothing on this trip. The staff is really helpful and hats off to the chef! Our tour guides,...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Great trip, highly recommend it! Great way to learn about the cigar process and the service and attention was fantastic.

1  Thank Jeremy L
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Ladies - do not hesitate to make this trip. My husband and I made this trip together. He is lucky that I am always up for an adventure and that I enjoy a good cigar. Things to know when traveling to Nicaragua during the dry...More

3  Thank Tanya L
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

I did not do the tour so I cannot give a full five stars but I expect that to change very soon. After trying to arrange for a meeting I walked-in and was welcomed by Henry, their Director of Tourism. He welcomed me into the...More

2  Thank Pavlos P
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Not a single aspect of the Cigar Safari with Drew Estates can be aptly described without the qualifying phrase, "Like Kings". We ate like kings, drank like kings, slept like kings, and smoked like kings. The only thing preventing the previous list from continuing is...More

7  Thank AndrewCern
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing trip, amazing people. Highly recommended. Weather and food are top notch. Lots of cigar smoking, oh and the rum!

1  Thank Jon B
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Questions & Answers
Cynthia A
4 September 2017|
Response from Tanya L | Reviewed this property |
The factory does not operate on weekends. Tour packages are offered on the cigar safai's website. Sign up for their email list to get alerts.
Tanya L
7 January 2017|
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Response from AndrewCern | Reviewed this property |
Coke is definitely their default choice, but the staff are very accommodating, I'm sure they could get you Pepsi if you needed it.