Sample Nicaragua’s unique historical sights and its thriving rum industry during this full-day private trip to Flor de Caña distillery and the colonial city of León. Head to Flor de Caña for a rum tasting, distillery tour and a visit to a museum housed inside the world’s largest rum barrel. Then visit León, the one-time capital of Nicaragua, discovering its rich history and a UNESCO World Heritage-listed cathedral. This rum tour and León visit also covers a private guide and vehicle, entrance fees and round-trip hotel transport.
The tour includes visits to the Dome of rum (Slow Aged), a barrel of rum, Operational Area, Video Presentation, Introduction sample the rum tasting and finally access to the Rumelier Museum / Bar & Gift-Shop Flor de Caña.
Once you are at the entrance of Flor de Caña, your senses can detect it. Barrels, a railroad, and warehouses create a unique environment along the locals working in each station. 6 stations await for you, including the family reserve with finest rum tasting, cooperage, mini theater, warehouses, and a museum in the world’s biggest rum barrel.
After a unique experience in one of the world’s top rum factories, you visit colonial city of León. This city, once the capital of Nicaragua, is filled with a history of battles, poets, heroes, and education. It holds the largest and most beautiful cathedral of Latin America, awarded 'World Heritage Site' by UNESCO, and colorful joyful traditions as “La Gigantona”.
The day is rich in culture and traditions, and this tour is an excellent option to find inspiration.
You will end the tour with a stroll through the San Jacinto Volcanic Fields, a place where hot steam and gas bubble through the mud from the depths of Telica volcano. The field is not large, but it is interesting to see the different holes that vary in size and color.
Place to visit:
Sugar refinery San Antonio, Chichigalpa
City of León