14 days in Nicaragua Itinerary

14 days in Nicaragua Itinerary

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Start: Quebec City, Quebec
Fly:  15 h 45 min
1
Leon
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
San Juan del Sur
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Isla de Ometepe
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Granada
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  11 h 45 min
End: Quebec City, Quebec

2
nights
Leon

Leon ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mijunas Bar Cafe. The adventure continues: get impressive views of Cerro Negro Volcano, look for gifts at Artesania de Leon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church The Recollection, and kick back and relax at Playa Las Penitas.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Leon online road trip planner.

Quebec City, Canada to Leon is an approximately 16- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Quebec City in March; daily highs in Leon reach 41°C and lows reach 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to San Juan del Sur.

Things to do in Leon

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Cerro Negro Volcano ©
Cerro Negro Volcano
Catedral de la Asunción ©
Catedral de la Asunción
Museo de Arte Fundacion Ortiz-Gurdian ©
Museo de Arte Fundacion Ortiz-Gurdian

3
nights
San Juan del Sur

San Juan del Sur ©
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.
San Juan del Sur is known for adventure, beaches, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through San Juan del Sur Beach, get interesting insight from Tours, don't miss a visit to Mirador del Cristo de la Misericordia, and examine the collection at ChocoMuseo San Juan del Sur.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the San Juan del Sur travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Leon to San Juan del Sur in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. When traveling from Leon in March, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Juan del Sur: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Isla de Ometepe.

Things to do in San Juan del Sur

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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San Juan del Sur Beach ©
San Juan del Sur Beach
Mirador del Cristo de la Misericordia ©
Mirador del Cristo de la Misericordia
Spas & Wellness

3
nights
Isla de Ometepe

Isla de Ometepe
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, beaches, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the design of Ojo de Agua, contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna Charco Verde, examine the collection at Museo Ometepe, and admire the sheer force of Cascada de San Ramon.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Isla de Ometepe road trip tool.

Traveling by car from San Juan del Sur to Isla de Ometepe takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Isla de Ometepe

Parks Nature Museums
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Isla Ometepe
Isla Ometepe
Ojo de Agua ©
Ojo de Agua
Volcan Concepcion ©
Volcan Concepcion

4
nights
Granada

Granada ©
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.
Step out of Granada with an excursion to Apoyo in La Laguna de Apoyo--about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Islets of Granada, get impressive views of Mombacho, look for gifts at Tio Antonio Hamaca, and pause for some serene contemplation at La Capilla Maria Auxiliadora.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Granada trip planner.

You can drive from Isla de Ometepe to Granada in 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Granada

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Apoyo
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Islets of Granada ©
Islets of Granada
Apoyo
Apoyo
Iglesia de La Merced ©
Iglesia de La Merced

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