Hold on to your butt, because the time has come for the Dojo to take a little trip… Yes, that’s right folks, we have a slot for the coveted Cigar Safari trip to visit and stay with the Drew Estate team at their factory in Estelí, Nicaragua! But this isn’t the typical Cigar Safari either, the folks at Drew Estate will be rolling out the red carpet for the Dojo crew and have some extra special activities planned for those that are in attendance.

The trip is November 11th to the 14th and there are only 13 spots available for Dojo members to join. The cost for the Safari is $650 (plus a $24.95 registration fee). Attendees will also be responsible for their own airfare to Nicaragua (the Drew Estate travel agent handles all the details).

Other than the fee & airfare, everything else on the trip is covered: rooms, food, drinks, and cigars… yes all the cigars you can smoke will be provided in this once-in-a-lifetime, 4 day, 3 night trip! So make sure to join Master Sensei and the Dojo crew as we head out on safari!

Cigar Dojo Cigar Safari

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Cigar Safari Details

Take a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Drew Estate’s Nicaraguan Cigar Factory and begin exploring the eco-tourism of Nicaragua. Visit the Drew Estate Estelí-based factory, La Gran Fabrica Drew Estate, and blend your own cigars using some of the most sought-after tobaccos.

See the sights of Nicaragua! Bring home handmade souvenirs from a local Esteliano shop, including leather goods and pottery. Also, smoke all the cigars you want while you’re there!

Cigar Safari Itinerary

Day 1:

. Arrive at Managua Airport
. Grab lunch at a top-notch steakhouse
. Travel from Managua to Estelí, where the Drew Estate factory resides and where you will stay
. Have dinner at the Drew Estate factory, unpack
. Free time at night to hang out in our lounge, play poker, sip on scotch

Day 2:

. Have breakfast at Drew Estate factory
. Visit a tobacco plantation
. Tour Joya de Nicaragua’s factory
. Have dinner at Drew Estate factory

Day 3:

. Have breakfast at Drew Estate factory
. Tour Drew Estate’s pre-production facilities
. Have lunch at Drew Estate factory
. Tour Drew Estate’s factory
. Blend your own cigars
. Tour Subculture Studios, Drew Estate’s art studio
. Have dinner at Drew Estate factory
. Hang out at night

Day 4:

. Have breakfast at Drew Estate factory
. Head to Managua International Airport from Esteli
. Depart for the US

Safari Application

We are in the process of putting together a list of Dojo members who are willing and able to come on this trip. If you would like to go on the Cigar Safari with us please fill out the form below. If you do not see the form below click here. By submitting this form you are not locked into the trip, the point of the form is for the Dojo staff to start putting the pieces together and determine who wants to go on the trip and meets all the prerequisite conditions.

All applications will be reviewed and further information will be emailed to those that have been selected for the trip. Spots are extremely limited therefore if you are selected you will want to purchase your ticket ASAP so that you will be locked in.


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