5 days in Nicaragua Itinerary

5 days in Nicaragua Itinerary

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Fly
1
Leon
— 1 night
Drive
2
Granada
— 3 nights
Drive to Augusto C. Sandino (Managua) International Airport, Fly to Austin Bergstrom International Airport

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): get impressive views of Cerro Negro Volcano, stop by Juanmarcos Design, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de la Asunción.

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Austin, USA to Leon is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Austin in January, expect Leon to be warmer, temps between 93°F and 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Leon

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping
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3
nights
Granada

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Granada, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio Episcopal, step off the mainland to explore Islets of Granada, make a trip to Galeria de Arte Kaknes Granada, then contemplate the waterfront views at Apoyo, and finally don't miss a visit to Parque Xalteva. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Wed): get impressive views of Mombacho, then pause for some serene contemplation at La Capilla Maria Auxiliadora, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de La Merced.

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Traveling by car from Leon to Granada takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Granada

Parks · Nature · 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.