Celeste Mountain Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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TravelPod Member ReviewsCeleste Mountain Lodge Bijagua de Upala
Very quite place - nice to watch birds. The owners do a really good job to keep the impacts on environment low.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Celeste Mountain Lodge Bijagua de Upala
Travel Blogs from Bijagua de Upala
... s head out today and it's not too heated so our trek isn't a major priority to get moving and we slowly get our stuff organised. So we happily chat away to the family and offer our advice where possible. It's a 5km trip there so we decide that's a fair run and grab a small amount of stuff, our swimmers and water and we are off. We get about 2km before a breather and some water as the humidity is melting me with a gradual incline and the sweat is just dripping off us. We turn the ...
... there and black clouds appear from the distance. We soon learn that in the rain season it's likely to rain every day in the afternoon. Heavy rain, but luckily only for one hour or so!
Throughout the area you have hot springs. The heat of the volcano is heating up the water under the ground and at certain points this water comes up so there are hot springs. We even have one in the garden of our hotel! So ...
... there are spider monkeys and sloths in the forest.
As we were waiting in the queue to pay our entrance, a hummingbird came right up to David almost as if it was examining what was in his ear. The wind and noise from the flapping wings startled David at first but he held his nerve in front of the crowd until it flew off.
They had 4 trails of varying length between 1.5 and 5km and we decided to make a route out of the 3 ...
... one I had met at my first visit here a
few weeks ago, I forgot his name, but he is a sweet black and white mutt. I
gave him a rub behind the ears and he settled in beside me on the floor. I
watched a Long-billed Hermit Humming bird come to the flowers around the porch
while parakeet flocks began to awake and chatter in the tree tops. The howler
monkey baritone was replaced by Tangers soprano song. The jungle was waking up!
Roosters began to crow in the ...
... br> up steep hills. It was stiflingly hot as the bus pulled out of Upala,
thankfully we gained altitude quickly and the air began to cool. The views along this drive are just amazing.
We climbed steadily and in no time could see far into Nicaragua. Miravalles Volcano grew larger as we approached
pulled into Aguas Claras and the bus quickly unloaded. I found a seat at the
crowded little bus station and waited for ...