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Refugio De Vida Silvestre Chocoyero-El Brujo Day Tours

Road to Masaya, Ticuantepe, Nicaragua
(505) 276-7811
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Nice little refugio

This was an afternoon trip sponsored by La Mariposa Spanish School. We paid a nominal entry fee and... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2016
Mari2U
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Santiago de Puriscal, Costa Rica
For birdwatchers...

They offer a nice, almost flat, and doable guided (C$ 90 pp) walk trough a dry tropical forest to... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2016
Jungle_Jack
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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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20 Apr 2016
“Nice little refugio”
19 Mar 2016
“For birdwatchers...”
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Road to Masaya, Ticuantepe, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

This was an afternoon trip sponsored by La Mariposa Spanish School. We paid a nominal entry fee and had the benefit of a guide who pointed out the various flora, and trees. The big attraction was the canyon area where there was a tall waterfall...More

Thank Mari2U
Reviewed 19 March 2016

They offer a nice, almost flat, and doable guided (C$ 90 pp) walk trough a dry tropical forest to the waterfall where special small Parrots nest and live in the rock cliffs. If you really want to see them, bring binoculars and a telezoomlens for...More

Thank Jungle_Jack
Reviewed 18 January 2016

We came for a mission trip and had a free day to tour the beautiful areas of Ticuantepe (Near Managua). We stayed at the Pinas de Paz (a Pineapple Farm in Ticuantepe) and the drive was long and bumpy to get there...but so worth it!!!...More

Thank OldeTownSnob
Reviewed 18 August 2014

After a ride down a long road, we arrived at the visitor center. The staff was helpful and there was good information at the center. Buy a map there for only 25 cords. The trails are well maintained and easy to navigate. Saw some cool...More

1  Thank bartbrynestad
Reviewed 19 May 2014

We enjoyed the chocoyero, the cliff full of nest-holes of cute little green parrots. Getting there was an easy walk from the reception area. We were serenaded (or yelled at) by howler monkeys all the way to the cliff! We also wanted to do a...More

3  Thank SunnyW358
Reviewed 21 August 2012

We did Chocoyero on Aug 19 2012, thought I would throw down a few (maybe) helpful items. • 45 minutes from Stop & Go on Masaya highway (which is 8.5 km Masaya Highway) Lady on phone stated 2 hours, maybe if one lived by the...More

3  Thank flames9
Reviewed 1 January 2012

We have gone to El Chocoyero-El Brujo park on 3 occasions and have had pleasant experiences every time. The park is a bit difficult to get to but it is well worth the effort; especially if you are a nature lover or need a good...More

2  Thank orlandomanagua
Reviewed 16 October 2011

Cool place for sure. Maybe it seemed cooler becuase we were in Managua for a long time doing spanish school, but overall, compared to all the hikes we've done in nicargua, this one was one of my favorites. I recomend driving up in a moto-taxi...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 16 September 2011

Getting to the Refugio is a bit of a haul on some rugged dirt roads. The drive is worth it. It takes you through some great towns (where you can buy fresh pineapples from the local children), make sure you follow the signs. If you...More

1  Thank Wesley A
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