Tours & Hikes on Ometepe Island

in Lake Nicaragua

Transportation from and to San Jorge

Welcome to Ometepe Island in Nicaragua

The Oasis of Peace, as Ometepe Island is called by its inhabitants, is located in Lake Nicaragua in the southern part of the country. Within its area of 276km² you will find spaces for relaxation and recreation, but also for exploring and serious physical activities. Wether you want to explore the secrets and adventures of Ometepe Island's nicest spots on a day tour, hike the volcanoes Concepción or Maderas, the San Ramon Waterfall, go on a horseback-riding trip or a kayak tour, see the various petroglyph sites, meet with locals on a community tour or just chill-out at Santo Domingo beach, Charco Verde or the pools of Ojo de Agua. This volcanic island has plenty to offer to its visitors. Tours on Ometepe Island

Hikes on Ometepe Island The easiest way to get to Ometepe from the mainland is by boat from San Jorge, the little port town on the shore of Lake Nicaragua next to Rivas. From there you catch a ferry or a smaller boat to Moyogalpa on the western, or San Jose del Sur on the southern side of Volcano Concepción. Ferries and small boats leave the dock several times per day, every day.
With our partners on the mainland we offer a transportation service to and from San Jorge, including airport transfers. We can also pick you up at your previous location or drop you off at your next location anywhere within Nicaragua. If you prefer a private transport on the mainland to get to Ometepe Island please have a look at our transportation rates.

Please feel free to click through these pages in order to find more information about the tours and hikes we offer throughout this amazing, peaceful island.
All activities and transports are organized jointly by Hospedaje Soma and Ometepe Hiker, both located in Moyogalpa on Ometepe Island, with several years of experience in catering visitors of Ometepe. Our guides are native of the island, trained and certified, bilingual (spanish & english) and know the area since they where children. Each of them can tell you the mysteries and ancient Pre-hispanic legends of Ometepe Island and Nicaragua. Thay also can give you information on wildlife, plants and the history of this beautiful part of Nicaragua.
Hospedaje Soma & Ometepe Hiker

We are based in Moyogalpa, the main port town on the island. Usually our tours start from here but they can also be organized from anywhere else on the island.
Soma Tours and Ometepe Hiker are dedicated to organize your stay and activities on the island, show you the beauty and tranquility of Ometepe and its people. We ask you to respect the traditional lifestyle and costums of its inhabitants, treat nature and animals as you would do at home. Please try to leave as less waste as possible and take wonderful memories and experiences with you when you leave Ometepe.
Ojo de Agua, Punta Jesus Maria, Petroglyph