La Costeña’s planes now depart only 2
days per week,Thursday and Sunday due
to the new paved road. The cost of round trip Managua –
San Carlos is $116.00, La Costeña’s phone in San
Carlos is (505) 2583-037

For reservation Managua: 505-2263-2142
e-mail  Mr. Julio
From the new Border Crossing at Las Tablillas. Now
you can drive all the way to Boca de Sabalos.
info in this link

From San Carlos it is possible to get to
Montecristo and any other tourist destination in
public transport boats, which leave the
harbor five times a day.

Water Taxi to Montecristo leaving San Carlos
at 6 1/2, 10 1/2 AM and 4 1/2 PM costs
C$160.00 Cordobas $5.50 US

Regular boats Leaving San Carlos at 8:00, 12:00
AM, 2 1/2, 3 1/2 PM cost C$120.00 Cordobas  
$ 4.00 U.S.

By Chicken Bus, San Carlos to Boca de Sabalos,
there are 4 buses making daily run. Ask for

If you don't want to use the public transport
you can hire a private boat. San Carlos to
Montecristo $250.00 up to 8 person in the

We offer boat rental with driver/guide for
private transportation and tours. $400.00 per
day, up to 8 person in the boat
Montecristo Eco lodge is
located 43 Km from San
Carlos, Rio San Juan,
between the jungle river
port town of Sabalos and
the historic town of El
Castillo. In front of the
Sombrero de Cuero Island.

Contact us In the Lodge*
(505) 8649-9012

By land in Buses or rental car
BY LAND, 300 km FROM MANAGUA By private
vehicle or a Rental.
A 4.5  hour drive.
Minivan rental for up to 15 people Managua San Carlos-Managua $300.00 +fuel. call Israel Hdez. Berrios 83751888
For larger group up to 30 call Adan Gaitan 2267 0047 2270 1604 2270 1605 Fax 2278 5167 Cel.: 8882 1296
river boat, public  transportation
La Costeña airplane at San Carlos
Air Route:
La Costeña (505) 2263-2142
To cross the Costarican / Nicaraguan border
By bus.

From Managua, buses depart from Mercado de
Mayoreo to San Carlos. 5 am, 6 am, 9 am, 2 pm , 6 pm,

To come from Granada, there is a Bus that leave
Granada to San Carlos, the bus leave from the port of
Granada on Mondays and Thursdays at 11:00 and 2:00
PM. it take about 7 hours ride. Arrives at San Carlos
at about 9:00 Pm. and you should plan on sleeping in
San Carlos that night, and take the early boat to our
lodge next morning.
GuiaLocal en Nicaragua - Montecristo River Lodge, Frente Isla Sombrero de Cuero, San Carlos, Rio San Juan, Nicaragua
Ecolodge Rio San Juan, Nicaragua
How to get to Montecristo Eco Lodge,
Private Wildlife Refuge
puente santa Fe, Rio San Juan, nicaragua
puente Santa Fe, rio San Juan
Note: There is no ferry from
Ometepe to San Carlos