The Nicaraguan Cigar Festival “Puro Sabor” is a gathering of Cigar lovers and enthusiasts from around the world to enjoy the best Cigars in the world, and experience Nicaragua’s rich heritage and culture. Happening from January 21st to the 25th, 2020 in Esteli, Nicaragua.
We will be waiting for you at the VIP area of Managua´s Augusto C. Sandino International Airport. We will take you from the airport to your hotel to register and check in.
Once you are all set, there are free activities, one of them is transfer to colonial city of Granada where you can visit the Mombacho Cigar Factory located at Casa Favilli, a 100 years old colonial building (limited availability). Granada was founded in 1524 and because of his unique architecture and monuments has been proposed as a World Heritage site.
Day 2 – We travel to Estelí, famous for its tobacco fields, factories and rich Tobacco Culture. The trip takes approximately two and half hours, but there will be a rest-stop to stretch your legs and, of course, smoke a cigar. When we arrive at midday, lunch will be at one of our member’s factory.
After lunch your learning process begins by visiting one of the many famous cigar factories, and at night the festival is formally inaugurated by the country’s leading producers and of courses party time!
Your day will start with a visit to tobacco fields to see how we growth and production of tobacco plants takes place in harmony with the environment. You will be able to experience and enjoy the whole process of cigar production, from seed to curing barn.
Continue visiting the world’s most important and impressive Cigar Factories, you will have excellent tasting of tobacco from different areas of Nicaragua, have a cigar and maybe a Flor de Cana with the owner or the personalities behind the brands. After having a deep conversation, at the end of the afternoon, you will have a few hours to rest and recharge your batteries before a traditional white party dinner, we will have a white guayabera for you to wear this special Nicaraguan night, get ready to experience music, dance and colorful national culture.
We have reserved the last night for an extraordinary and an unforgettable gala dinner to bring the festival to a close. It is a formal affair.
Transfer back to Managua for flight home.
You will take with you the aroma of a great tobacco nation and the esteem of an industry with a rich history, high quality levels and a true human face.