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This incredible experience includes two courses. The first is a practical introduction to the stingless Melipona bee in the region of Jinotega. The second is an exploration of tropical africanized bees in the region of Madriz. For all the details please download the outline here.


Regular: $3000 (taxes included) 

Non-profit: $2750 (taxes included) 

Student: $2500 (taxes included)

This program is in cooperation with our partners in Nicaragua. Check out their pages to learn more about their work.

Mantis Environnementale holds a permit in Québec. Prices include TPS/TVQ and the contribution FICAV: $3.50/$1 000

Prices include:

• Preparation in Canada
• Flights
• Tranport in Nicaragua
• 3 meals a day
• Lodging in a shared room
• Meliponiculture Course (4 days)
• Tropical Apiculture Course (3 days)
• Trip to a coffee plantation
• Carbon credits to compensate the emissions related to our trip


Here are some of the great photos from the 2016 trip.