How much does travelling cost?

La Isla de Ometepe

Transport

  • Bus Rivas to San Jorge = $0.5
  • San Juan del Sur to San Jorge boat terminal = Bus to Rivas $1, get off at petrol station and get taxi to San Jorge boat terminal $0.75 pp
  • San Jorge to Ometepe small boat (Lancha) = $1.50
  • San Jorge to Ometepe Ferry = $3
  • Once in Ometepe all buses = $1 - $1.50
  • Taxi from Moyogalpa to Balgüe (El Zopilote area) = $20
  • Taxi from San Jose del Sur boat terminal to Balgue (El Zopilote area) = $4 pp
  • Hitchhiking is possible, we did it in a minivan, back of trucks style but at your own risk. ( seemed pretty safe place at the time to do it though)

Accomodation

  • Lots of eco- farms. Hammock's and tents = $3
  • Cabins for 2 people starting = $ 15
  • Hostal dorms = $7
  • Options available for farm stays

Food and Drink

  • Pizza in Moyogalpa = $7
  • El Zopilote organic lunch = $5
  • Local Nica plates = $2-$4
  • Veggie samosa = $1

Activities

  • Bicycle hire (per day) = $5
  • Motorbike hire (per day) = $25
  • Quadbike hire (per hour) = $20
  • Volcano hikes can be done solo but risk getting lost! Local guides = $10 - $20
  • Ojo de Agua entrance fee = $3
  • Charco verde entrance fee = $1