Iconic cathedral towers over the city of Granada

Days 1-3

Glory Days of Granada

The oldest city in the New World, Granada is striking with it’s colourful colonial buildings and diverse culture. Upon arrival in Managua you’ll be transferred directly to your hotel in Granada, a journey of about an hour. You’ll stay in a comfortable colonial-style hotel with its own swimming pool and go on a walk with a local guide through the city.

The Colonial Charm of Léon

Days 3-6

The Colonial Charm of Léon

Leon has a rich colonial history with 12 cathedrals and churches. During your stay you’ll take a unique half day tour learning to create traditional Nicaraguan art. Watch a local artist demonstrate the age-old techniques of creating typical Nicaraguan handicrafts; then try them out yourself. You’ll stay in a hotel that once served as a monastery located right in the centre.

Discover Ometepe Island

Days 6-8

Discover Ometepe Island

Ometepe Island lies in the second largest freshwater lake in Latin America. There’s nothing planned for you during your stay so you can decide how to spend your time. Relax on the beach, try some hiking up one of the volcanoes, or jump on a bike and discover the island. You’ll stay in the centre of Ometepe between the two volcanoes. From your hammock, you can enjoy the sounds of wind, water and birds.

smokey massaya volcano

Days 8-9

The Mighty Volcano

Managua may not be the prettiest of cities, but it’s worth stopping a while to appreciate the fading colonial buildings and take in the impressive site of Masaya Volcano. Along the way you’ll see green Parakeets returning to their nests, huge amounts of bats and you’ll even have the opportunity to actually peer into the crater mouth.

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If you choose to travel In Style, you’ll be upgraded at various destinations throughout this Nicaragua itinerary. In Granada you’ll stay in a rather grand colonial hotel right in front of Parque Colón. On Ometepe Island you’ll stay at an authentic Nicaraguan-style Hacienda on Santo Domingo Beach. Finally, in Managua, you’ll be treated to a colonial-style hotel with a peaceful courtyard.

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