Guides hang around the larger hostels, and can be a reasonable bet as long as you ensure you know what you’re getting for the price. The established operators mentioned here offer greater experience and professionalism, though.
Nicaragua Adventures 2552 8461, nica-adventures.com. Long-standing, reliable company owned by European expats that offers trip-planning and shuttles and tours across Nicaragua, as well as Granada-specific activities like half-day kayak tours of Las Isletas, day-trips to Masaya and city tours.
Tierra Tour 2552 8723, tierratour.com. Professional, Nica-owned company (with offices in León too) offering shuttles, kayak tours of the Isletas, as well as city and volcano tours, diving in Laguna de Apoyo, and night tours of Masaya volcano.
UCA Tierra y Agua 2552 0238, [email protected] This government-run co-operative can help organize homestays around Granada, notably around the Charco Muerto region, taking in crafts, horseriding and walking trails.