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Take a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Drew Estate’s Nicaraguan Cigar Factory and begin exploring the eco-tourism of Nicaragua. Visit our Esteli-based factory, La Gran Fabrica Drew Estate, and blend your own cigars using some of our most sought-after...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Esteli, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

From the moment you begin the Cigar Safari experience you are baptized in the Drew Estate culture. We were greeted on the Cigar Safari bus by Henry Pineda, our tour guide. Henry over the next few days filled our brains with valuable cigar knowledge, tickled...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank AngyeFox
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

I can't say enough about my experience and the knowledge and people. From the time we landed at the airport to the bitter end. The hospitality was amazing. The food was unbelievable. The cigars....over the top. The artwork...out of this world. I can't wait to...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank kellykellykelly73
Reviewed 10 May 2018

I had heard all the hype and was fortunate enough to win a ticket to Safari 2018 from the good folks at Cigar Auctioneer. From the moment Henry and crew picks you up on the Safari bus, you are 100% immersed in the culture and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank KAvegas
Reviewed 1 June 2017

This makes my second trip to Esteli Nicaragua, Drew Estate and the Cigar Safari. First, if you are a cigar lover, even slightly, this is a must-do on your bucket list. The cigars are phenomenal and the understanding you will take with you will give...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank brentamark
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

For anyone who enjoys cigars (from six a day or one every once in awhile) this is the trip for you! Cigarafication: you will learn all about the cigar making process from seed to finished product in your hand. Food: Freaking Phenomenal!!! Great people: you...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank vegastechie
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

This experience was incredible! If you like cigars and great people you need to stop what your doing and call your travel agent! It's incredible ! Jessi, Henry, Edward were great Host! Food was fantastic!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Brian B
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Awesome! If you love cigars and people with a passion for what they do, this should be at the top of your bucket list.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank BigTodd2022
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

This trip was truly amazing! So informative and such a unique experience. The estate is impressive with amazing views and really comfortable accommodations. You will want for nothing on this trip. The staff is really helpful and hats off to the chef! Our tour guides,...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Cosmopolitan708787
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Great trip, highly recommend it! Great way to learn about the cigar process and the service and attention was fantastic.

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Jeremy L
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Ladies - do not hesitate to make this trip. My husband and I made this trip together. He is lucky that I am always up for an adventure and that I enjoy a good cigar. Things to know when traveling to Nicaragua during the dry...More

Date of experience: April 2017
5  Thank Tanya L
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4 September 2017|
Response from Tanya L | Reviewed this property |
The factory does not operate on weekends. Tour packages are offered on the cigar safai's website. Sign up for their email list to get alerts.
Tanya L
7 January 2017|
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Response from AndrewCern | Reviewed this property |
Coke is definitely their default choice, but the staff are very accommodating, I'm sure they could get you Pepsi if you needed it.