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Nicaragua

About this destination

Nicaragua, “Land of Lakes and Volcanoes”, is a country of natural wonders and human-made beauties. As a tropical country, it offers the perfect mix of natural adventure, colonial & modern cities, gastronomy, and happy friendly people.

Facts

  • Geographic Limits: Honduras to the North and Costa Rica to the South
  • Area: 130,373.40 km2
  • Population: +/- 6 million
  • Official Language: Spanish
  • Zone: -6 GMT
  • NationalCurrency: Córdoba (C$)

Culture

Nicaragua has a rich culture; its culture is the result of a mix among natives, Spaniards, and Africans hundreds of years ago. It is known by its delicious gastronomy, tropical dances and music combined with Caribbean sounds.

Travel packages for this destination

Beach Day in San Juan del Sur

Go to San Juan del Sur beach town in one day and come back to Managua. This trip is perfect to get relaxed at a private beach, get tanned under the sun, lay down over the sand and take unique panoramic pictures at "El Cristo". San Juan del Sur is well known as one of the best beach town environments made out by restaurants, bars, music, and close beaches.

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Masaya Volcano & Artisan Towns

The most colorful and folkloric town in Nicaragua is Masaya. Hand-made wooden, leathered, and cotton products as clothing, shoes, bags, decorations, and souvenirs fill the Masaya Market as well as traditional meals and beverages. Add an ounce of adventure by visiting an active volcano and stand right in front of the lava lake at its crater.

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Walking Colonial Granada Tour

Walkthrough the history of the first European City mainland in Las Americas, named "Granada" founded in 1524; today called "The Paris of Central America". Granada is historically one of Nicaragua's most important cities, economically and politically. It has a rich colonial heritage represented on its buildings and traditions.

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Islanders Day in Granada

A full day to relax in one of the 365 islets of Granada. Get a nature tour on the island, enjoy fresh natural beverages and fish BBQ. Kayak in the tranquil waters and do some birdwatching. Or, learn some fishing practices from locals.

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Flor de Caña Rum Tour

Have you tried Flor de Caña Rum? Well, this rum is made in Nicaragua and is one of the best rums in the world. Do not miss the opportunity to visit the place where this rum is made, learn about all its processes, and most importantly, learn about its history, which is interesting and inspirational. Tasting session is included.

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