15 days in Nicaragua Itinerary

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Fly to Augusto C. Sandino (Managua) International Airport, Drive to Granada
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Granada
— 4 nights
Drive
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San Juan del Sur
— 2 nights
Bus to San Jorge, Ferry to Isla de Ometepe
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Isla de Ometepe
— 3 nights
Bus
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Leon
— 4 nights
Drive to Augusto C. Sandino (Managua) International Airport, Fly to Tbilisi

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Granada — 4 nights

La Gran Sultana

The lakeside city of Granada has the look and feel of a historically important economic and political center, with grand colonial architecture, a unified look, and many cultural attractions.
Go for a jaunt from Granada to La Laguna de Apoyo to see Apoyo about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the geological forces at Mombacho, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, see the interesting displays at ChocoMuseo Granada, and contemplate the waterfront views at Centro de Visitantes Reserva natural Laguna de Apoyo.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Granada online tour builder.

Tbilisi, Georgia to Granada is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Georgia Standard Time (GET) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -10 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to San Juan del Sur.
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San Juan del Sur — 2 nights

Set in a crescent-shaped bay, San Juan del Sur has become known as a popular surfing spot and coastal holiday destination for Nicaraguan families and international visitors alike.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): relax and rejuvenate at Pranamaya Yoga & Thai Massage Studio Playa Maderas, make a trip to Mirador del Cristo de la Misericordia, and then enjoy the sand and surf at San Juan del Sur Beach. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at La Flor Beach Natural Reserve and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the San Juan del Sur trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Granada to San Juan del Sur takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. In April in San Juan del Sur, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Isla de Ometepe.
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Isla de Ometepe — 3 nights

Isla de Ometepe may be small in size, but it boasts two large volcanoes that dominate its landscape and influence the local lifestyle.
Isla de Ometepe is known for nature, sightseeing, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the local landmark of Ojo de Agua, get impressive views of Volcan Maderas, explore the activities along Laguna Charco Verde, and take in the dramatic scenery at Cascada de San Ramon.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Isla de Ometepe trip itinerary app.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from San Juan del Sur to Isla de Ometepe takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Leon.
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Leon — 4 nights

A cultured and storied city, Leon attracts guests from all over the world, drawn to the second city's style, thriving intellectual life, and liveliness.
Leon is known for nature, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get impressive views of Cerro Negro Volcano, look for gifts at Artesania de Leon, examine the collection at Museo de la Revolucion, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral-Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Leon itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Isla de Ometepe to Leon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Leon can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Nicaragua travel guide

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Churches · Volcanos · Specialty Museums
Still emerging as a major tourist destination, Nicaragua, the largest country in Central America, entices travelers with its rich history and remarkable natural beauty just waiting to be discovered. A holiday in Nicaragua allows you to explore a vibrant culture, scenic beaches, and plenty of spots off the beaten path. Majestic volcanoes, lakes, and forests offer numerous chances for exploration and exciting adventures, while major cities boast splendid colonial architecture. With access to coastlines on both the Pacific and the Caribbean, a vacation in Nicaragua appeals to those looking for thrilling surfing experiences, dramatic views, or a chance to spread out on a deserted tropical beach.
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