La Costeña’s planes depart from
Managua airport 1:30 pm daily,
arriving at San Carlos 45 minutes
after departure from Managua. And
depart San Carlos to Managua 10
minutes after arrival time at 2:15 pm
and arriving at Managua at 3:05 pm
You must reconfirm your return trip
at the terminal. The cost of round
trip Managua – San Carlos is
$116.00, La Costeña’s phone in San
Carlos is (505) 2583-037
For reservation Managua: 505-2263-
Mr. Julio Caballero
BY SHIP CROSSING LAKE NICARAGUA
This passage lasts 14 hours and begins in the port city of Granada.
Where the ferry departs for the island of Ometepe, San Miguelito,
Morrito and the river port city of San Carlos, birth place of the
majestic San Juan River.
Leaves twice a week from Granada: (Monday and Thursday at 2:00 PM).
It crosses Lake Nicaragua (Cocibolca), Stop in Altagracia at Ometepe
Island, at Morrito and San Miguelito port. Pass the Solentiname Island,
arriving to the port of San Carlos, some time early in the next morning
(around 5 or 7:00 AM.)
Return San Carlos to Granada: (Tuesday and Friday at 2:00 Pm)
The passage cost C$ 90.00 Cordoba’s below deck, and C$ 180.00 Cordoba’
s for what they call first class, (air condition, chair, TV.)., bring your
hammock to sleep at night. Now they offer VIP service for one cabin
with 2 bunk bed, fan, private bath and TV/VCR for C$ 1,000.00 one way.
For information call ENAP 2552-2966
FROM COSTA RICA
From Los Chiles, Costa Rica, in public boats
departing form the Custom/Immigration dock at
Los Chiles,at 1:00 Pm and at 3 PM, it cost
$10.00 US plus 500 Colones for Alcaldia.
In our private boat direct from Los Chiles to
Montecristo, just stopping for Immigration
at San Carlos, Nicaragua. About $320.00
US one way for up to 10 person.
San Carlos to Los Chiles Monday to Saturday at 10:30
am, 1:30 pm, and 4:00 pm Sunday 11:00 am and 1:30 pm
HOW TO ARRIVE AT MONTECRISTO
From San Carlos it is possible to get to
MonteCristo and any other tourist destiny in
public transport boats, which leave the
harbor five times a day.
Water Taxi to Montecristo leaving San Carlos
at 6 1/2, 10 1/2 AM and 4 1/2 PM costs
C$120.00 Cordobas $6.00 US
Regular boats Leaving San Carlos at 8:00, 12:00
AM, 2 1/2, 3 1/2 PM cost C$90.00 Cordobas $
If you don't want to use the public transport
you can hire a private boat. San Carlos to
Montecristo $220.00 up to 10 person in the
We offer boat rental with driver/guide for
private transportation and tours. $250.00 per
day plus fuel, up to 6 person in the boat
Montecristo Eco lodge is located 43 Km from
San Carlos, Rio San Juan, between the jungle
river port town of Sabalos and the historic
town of El Castillo. In front of the
Sombrero de Cuero Island.
Contact us In the Lodge* (505) 8649-9012
3 ways to get to Rio San Juan
|By ship crossing lake Nicaragua
By land in Buses or rental car
|BY LAND, 300 km FROM MANAGUA By private
vehicle or a Rental.
A 4 hour drive.
Minivan rental for up to 15 people Managua San
Carlos-Managua $200.00 +fuel. call Israel Hdez. Berrios
For larger group up to 30 call Adan Gaitan 2267 0047 2270
1604 2270 1605 Fax 2278 5167 Cel.: 8882 1296
Ecolodge Montecristo River Lodge
|Our new tour boat 140 HP 4 stroke
To cross the Costarican / Nicaraguan border