8 days in Nicaragua Itinerary

8 days in Nicaragua Itinerary

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Leon
— 3 nights
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Granada
— 3 nights
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Leon — 3 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: contemplate the geological forces at Cerro Negro Volcano, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de la Asunción, and stop by Artesania de Leon.

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London, UK to Leon is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from London in April; daily highs in Leon reach 41°C and lows reach 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Granada.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Nature
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Granada — 3 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Masaya Volcano (in Masaya) and Apoyo (in La Laguna de Apoyo). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the geological forces at Mombacho, admire the striking features of Tesoros de Nicaragua - Gourmet & Gift - Shop, steep yourself in history at Palacio Episcopal, and step off the mainland to explore Islets of Granada.

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You can drive from Leon to Granada in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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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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