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Address: Esteli, Nicaragua
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Take a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Drew Estate’s Nicaraguan Cigar Factory...

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 tobaccos.

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Trip of a lifetime

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... read more

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 will hang with fellow cigar smokers, who of course are real salt of the earth... More 

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1 Thank vegastechie
Columbia, United States
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago 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!

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Thank Brian B
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

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1 Thank BigTodd2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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, Henry and Edward, were so much fun and super knowledgeable. It's a trip for anyone...even... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

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1 Thank Jeremy L
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 season. #1. It. Is. Hot. We flew out of frigid Chicago early on day one.... More 

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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I did not do the tour so I cannot give a full five stars but I expect that to change very soon. After trying to arrange for a meeting I walked-in and was welcomed by Henry, their Director of Tourism. He welcomed me into the estate and took time to field my questions and talk about cigars. He was welcoming... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

Not a single aspect of the Cigar Safari with Drew Estates can be aptly described without the qualifying phrase, "Like Kings". We ate like kings, drank like kings, slept like kings, and smoked like kings. The only thing preventing the previous list from continuing is my earnest desire to share the breadth of the experience, even if it's just a... More 

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Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing trip, amazing people. Highly recommended. Weather and food are top notch. Lots of cigar smoking, oh and the rum!

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1 Thank Jon B
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Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

What an awesome time and experience. Great fun, great knowledge, perfect mix of company, culture, and relaxation. A must do for any aficionado.

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