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Nicaragua Highlands and Islands Adventure

WILDLAND ADVENTURES, 1-800-345-4453,

THE TRIP: This nine-day adventure is designed to immerse active and curious travelers in Nicaragua.

The trip starts in the colonial city of Granada and includes visits to rural artisan workshops, Masaya Volcano National Park, the Choco chocolate museum and a local kitchen for a cooking lesson. Guests also can choose to bicycle, zip line, hike or kayak at many scenic locations.

A trip to the little-visited Corn Islands is included.

THE COST: from $1,995 per person, double occupancy