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Solentiname Tours

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Solentiname Tours is a leading Destination Management Company (DMC) and family business founded in 1999 and based in Managua, Nicaragua.

We are the only DMC in Nicaragua with TINTKO certification for our excellent tours and knowledgeable guides. We create high-quality vacations that provide up-close and personal experiences, because we take you closer to the local people and culture and help you discover the wonders of tropical nature, while contributing to local communities and to biodiversity conservation. We offer custom tours for tourists, groups and incentive trips that combine sightseeing and eco-luxury adventures.

Details:

Primary Destinations:

Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Honduras, El Salvador, Panama, Belize, and Guatemala

Making a Difference:

Certification Score
Environmental management:
96%
Sociocultural management:
97%
Business management:
92%
Overall Performance:
95%
Supporting Community
Number of Employees:
7
Percentage of local employees:
100

Solentiname Tours has been devoted to sustainable tourism since it was founded in 1999. We developed our office procedures, trained our guides, and designed the itinerary of each tour to be in harmony with our commitment to sustainability. 

We’ve created and implemented a sustainable tourism concept on the 36 islands of the Solentiname archipelago in Lake Nicaragua that benefits 1,000 locals and 120 families. Our concept expanded to a national level that involves 12 private nature reserves, 18 Rainforest Alliance CertifiedTM hotels or lodges and 29 “Puntos de Vida”, which are the foundation of the Nicaragua Tourist Map – Sustainable Traveling brochure, created and published by Solentiname in 2012. Through seminars and training, we help strengthen local identifies, involve previously excluded groups, create new jobs, and contribute to the protection of fragile ecosystems and biodiversity.

In 2013, we received an award from Grupo Excelencias in Spain.

Forest canopy - photo by Sergio Izquierdo

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