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| NE corner of Cathedral, 3 blocks Northward and 1/2 block, Leon 505, Nicaragua
+505 2315 4696
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I stayed at Sonati in León & Estelí and did a few different tours with them including El Hoyo... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2017
Dominique V
Groningen, The Netherlands
Day trek to Telica

Did the full day hike up Telica (9am to 9pm) and it was amazing! First off, this was a tough trek... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2016
Bristol, United Kingdom
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| NE corner of Cathedral, 3 blocks Northward and 1/2 block, Leon 505, Nicaragua
+505 2315 4696
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

I stayed at Sonati in León & Estelí and did a few different tours with them including El Hoyo volcano overnight, Kayaking and Somoto canyon. The staff is super helpful and friendly + their profits go to environmental education for children. so only love for...More

Thank Dominique V
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Did the full day hike up Telica (9am to 9pm) and it was amazing! First off, this was a tough trek. We walked about 13 miles in total and much of that was uphill in the heat of the day. Having said that, it was...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

I don't like leaving a poor review for a company that uses its profits for an environmental program for Nicaragua but I was very disappointed in them. I started messaging them back in April 2016 about volcano boarding with my two kids because I absolutely...More

Thank Tracey P
Reviewed 1 April 2016

the deal is great, 28 usd with tour, volcano boarding, a free cold drink at bottom and a ride to and from, a nice tour guide, and a tannk top!!! very worth it...but here is my but: Walking into Sonati, you get the feel of...More

2  Thank teamfunannie
Reviewed 11 March 2016

For $17US we had a fabulous day. We took two chicken buses to Las Penitas beach and walked up the shore. We learned about the different kinds of mangroves, saw some baby turtles, had intellectual conversations with the tour guides, ate wonderful food and laughed...More

2  Thank Jenny G
Reviewed 25 February 2016

This was our first trip to Leon. Sonati looks like an Not for Profit Organization, so we decided to save some money and take advice with their tours. We choose Cerro Negro, Old Leon (mistake...), and the Laguna. The tourist guides did their best, but...More

Thank Andres H
Sonati, Manager at Sonati, responded to this review

Hi Andres, Thank you for your comments. We are always trying to grow and improve as an organization and we appreciate you taking the time to let us know how we may do so. Our tour guides are volunteers who come from all over the...More

Reviewed 21 February 2016

I did mail Sonati far in advance and they did reply promptly with details. Because I did not receive a confirmation I mailed them in December again. They mailed me back that they where waiting for more bookings. On there site they stated that you...More

1  Thank Jan T
Reviewed 25 December 2015

We are Canadians living in Nicaragua and when our two teenage grandsons decided to come visit us for a Christmas vacation, we went looking for an adventurous tour that would let them experience a volcano hike. With both Telica and Momotombo volcanoes acting up at...More

1  Thank Jody P
Sonati, Volunteer Tour Guide at Sonati, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and input! It´s always nice for us to hear back about what everyone thinks about our tours, as everyone is bound to have a different experience. Before going on any tours on their own, our volunteers are accompanied...More

Reviewed 22 November 2015

Such a fantastic tour group!! We went to Cerro Negro, ruins of Old Leon and went swimming in a laguna. The guides were so nice and friendly! They explained everything perfectly and didn't rush us when we went walking. I'd definitely go on other tours...More

Thank Robyn G
Sonati, Volunteer Tour Guide at Sonati, responded to this review

We are so glad you had an enjoyable trek, and we look forward to accompanying you on another trip in the future!

Reviewed 11 November 2015

We had a great field-trip to the top of Cerro Negro. Just the right amount of exersize getting up there while contemplating the spectacular 360 degrees views. Volcano boarding back down turned out to be amazing despite my skepticism. Well taken care of by the...More

Thank Per L
Sonati, Manager at Sonati, responded to this review

Hello Per, Thank you for your positive opinion on this trip! We are really glad that you enjoyed the climbing of Cerro Negro with us and our guide! Also, thank you for joining us and thus supporting our free environmental education program! Hope we will...More

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Alexis E
Hello! I would love to review some of the tours/packages offered by Sonati but cannot get their website to work. Just curious if it is down temporarily or if there isn't one any longer. If not, can anyone tell me the costs for their Telica over night? Plus if they offer any of the following: Somoto Canyon (Esteli), Miraflores (Esteli), El Tisey (Esteli), Cerro Negro (Leon), Isletas (Granada), Lake Apoyo (Granada), or Masaya Volcano?
24 October 2015|
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Response from Sonati | Property representative |
Hi Alexis, cool, that you want to go with us on a tour! We would be happy to go with you to Telica overnight ($35), Somoto ($25 4hour tour, $30 6hour tour), Miraflor ($20), El Tisey ($23), Cerro Negro ($30) or others. Visit... More