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Granada City Tour from Managua with Boat Ride on Lake Nicaragua

Granada City Tour from Managua with Boat Ride on Lake Nicaragua - Managua, Nicaragua
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Duration: 8 hours
Location: Managua, Nicaragua

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$57.00

Experience the colonial city of Granada and the enormous Lake Nicaragua on this day trip from Managua. In the city, visit the Casa de los Tres Mundos cultural center, tour the Convent and Museum of San Francisco, browse local markets and admire gorgeous architecture around the main square, Parque Central ... More info ›

Experience the colonial city of Granada and the enormous Lake Nicaragua on this day trip from Managua. In the city, visit the Casa de los Tres Mundos cultural center, tour the Convent and Museum of San Francisco, browse local markets and admire gorgeous architecture around the main square, Parque Central. Then, hop in a boat for a cruise around Lake Nicaragua’s archipelago of tiny tropical islands. Learn about the islands’ ecosystems from your guide and see native flora and fauna. Round-trip transportation from Managua hotels is included.

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Stop At: Iglesia de La Merced, Calle Real Xalteva Barrio Xalteva, Granada Nicaragua

You will visit La Merced Church, from where you will have a great panoramic view of the city, the lake and Mombacho volcano.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Casa de Los Tres Mundos, Calle Cervantes, Granada Nicaragua

Casa de los Tres Mundos is a foundation that supports cultural projects and it's located in a colonial building at Plaza Los Leones. You will get the chance to appreciate the beautiful architecture and some local art.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Centro Cultural Antiguo Convento San Francisco, De Catedral 1 c. al Norte, 1 c. al Este, Granada Nicaragua

The Museum at San Francisco Convent offers a nice collection of historical objects, paintings, and statues. One of its most interesting collections are the 28 Pre-Columbian statues from Zapatera Island. These statues date from 800 to 1200 AD. Other expositions display archaeological findings and other objects that tell you more about Nicaragua’s history. The museum is in a colonial house with a beautiful inner courtyard.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Las Isletas, Nicaragua

You will embark on a boat tour of Granada's famous Isletas, an archipelago of more than 300 tiny tropical islands. While you listen to your guide’s commentary about the history of Lake Nicaragua, admire views of Mombacho Volcano and keep an eye out for native birds like tanagers, hawks, jays and warblers.

Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: Mombacho Volcano, Granada Nicaragua

You will get amazing views of Mombacho Volcano from the city of Granada and during the boat tour of Las Isletas.

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Day Trip to Masaya and Granada from Managua

Day Trip to Masaya and Granada from Managua - Managua, Nicaragua
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Duration: 8 hours
Location: Managua, Nicaragua

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$66.25

Visit the Nicaraguan cities of Masaya and Granada on this day trip from Managua. First explore Masaya, where you'll discover a large local market filled with beautiful handmade crafts and jewelry ... More info ›

Visit the Nicaraguan cities of Masaya and Granada on this day trip from Managua. First explore Masaya, where you'll discover a large local market filled with beautiful handmade crafts and jewelry. You’ll also see an active volcanic crater in Masaya Volcano National Park before you head to colonial Granada, where you’ll visit the Convent and Museum of San Francisco, Cathedral of Granada , Independence Plaza and more! Your knowledgeable guide will lead you through both cities and teach you about their histories along the way.

After pickup from your Managua hotel, head 18 miles (29 km) to Masaya, known both as the 'City of Flowers' and as the ‘Cradle of Folklore.’ First visit Masaya Volcano National Park, where you’ll see its active crater up close before visiting the Ecological Museum to learn about the geology and history of the volcano. Then head into town and walk through the local market, where you'll find beautiful handmade crafts made from wood and ceramics, as well as clothing and jewelry. Masaya is known for its handicrafts, so this is a great place to pick up a souvenir, if you wish!

Next, re-board your coach and enjoy the drive to Granada. Located on the shores of Lake Nicaragua (also known as Lake Cocibolca), Granada is a quaint colonial city filled with colorfully painted buildings and rich history. Admire the colonial architecture, sample local food like the delicious vigoron, a plantain wrap filled with pork and cabbage (own expense), and learn about the city’s culture and history from your guide.

Take a break for lunch at a local restaurant (own expense), and then continue your tour of Granada to Independence Plaza, where you'll find an obelisk dedicated to the heroes of the 1821 struggle for independence. Then head to Central Park, where you'll see the Cathedral of Granada, originally built in the early 1500s. Admire the cathedral’s four chapels and 12 stained-glass windows, and then walk along the pedestrianized street of La Calzada to marvel at the colorful colonial buildings.

Next, visit the Convent and Museum of San Francisco, which houses one of the best museums in the region. Tour the museum to see Primitivist art, a to-scale model of the city and the Zapatera statuary. Then visit Casa de los Tres Mundos, a foundation created to support and promote cultural projects in Nicaragua. Tour the beautiful mansion that houses Casa de los Tres Mundos, and browse through a few art displays.

Your tour ends when you are transported back to your Managua hotel.

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Half-Day Leon City Tour

Half-Day Leon City Tour - Managua, Nicaragua

Duration: 210 to 330 minutes
Location: Managua, Nicaragua

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$80.00

Leon city is a sight seen tour where you will enjoy of the plantations, way of living  architecture and the art while travelling very comfortable in our modern transportation. For more details please contact us and we will be glad to answer you.

Leon city tour can be done from any location for example Corinto Port, Granada, Managua, Chinandega and other locations nearby ... More info ›

Leon city is a sight seen tour where you will enjoy of the plantations, way of living  architecture and the art while travelling very comfortable in our modern transportation. For more details please contact us and we will be glad to answer you.

Leon city tour can be done from any location for example Corinto Port, Granada, Managua, Chinandega and other locations nearby.

From Corinto Port the tour starts at the gate no. 3 of the port(where usually the tourists go out to reach the main town) and might take about 5 minutes walk. At the gate one of our guides will wait for you and show you our air-conditioned car or bus. An English-speaking guide will start explaining and showing about Corinto Port which is a small town on an island.

Along the way will be possible for you to see the Nicaraguan way of living, the tropical landscape with plantations of sugar cane, rice and peanuts-in season, and if the weather conditions allow having a clear sky the volcanoes will be seen from the distance.

In Leon city will visit two sites of historical importance which are the indigenous neighborhood of Sutiava and the second largest church in Latin America “the Cathedral of Leon”. There is a chance to do a little shopping of souvenirs at the central park or a small market behind the cathedral or having a cup of Nicaraguan coffee and a snack in a air conditioned place.

After enjoying of Leon highlights we will be heading back to the cruise ship and depending on the time we can stop on a beach 15 minutes before the port.

From Corinto Port to Leon takes 1.20 hours one way.

Time spent at the site will depend on the departure of your cruise ship and if it is not a private tour you can agree with your tour friends when to head back to the port.

Note: your guide will be letting you know the timing according to the stops or any other assistance you might need.

Includes: one water bottled per person, transportation round trip, English speaking guide.

What to bring: comfortable clothes, sun block, camera, cash ( for shopping and tips)

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Pilas El Hoyo - Asososca Lagoon

Pilas El Hoyo - Asososca Lagoon - Managua, Nicaragua

Duration: 1 day
Location: Managua, Nicaragua

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$73.75

El Hoyo is a volcanic complex consisting of several structures located in the city of León. The first volcano called El Picachu; After being active the volcano collapsed, forming other volcanic structures.

Currently, the most significant is the volcano El Hoyo ... More info ›

El Hoyo is a volcanic complex consisting of several structures located in the city of León. The first volcano called El Picachu; After being active the volcano collapsed, forming other volcanic structures.

Currently, the most significant is the volcano El Hoyo. This is distinguishable because the crater is a perfect rounded circle and is located in one of its sides, instead of being located at the top. This volcano is not very much climbed so their paths retain a fairly rich and unspoiled nature.

Other volcanic structures include the volcano Las Pilas and two other volcanic formations called Laguna de Asososca and Malpaisillo. After a violent eruption craters were formed with less depth, and eventually the water collected in them formed a lagoon. Asososca lagoon is completely covered with water and it is possible to enjoy crystal clear waters.

El Hoyo is a volcanic complex consisting of several structures located in the city of Leon. The first volcano called El Picachu; After being active the volcano collapsed, forming other volcanic structures.
• Departure from the city of Leon in 4WD to the Nature Reserve Volcanic Complex Pilas-El Hoyo.
• Climbing the Volcano Pilas to reach the crater of the volcano El Hoyo.
• Coming down from the volcano to the Asososca lagoon, also known as Laguna del Tigre.
• You can enjoy a bath in the fresh waters of the Laguna.
• If you want you can camp in the El Hoyo Volcano or if you prefer in the Asososca lagoon 

Total Duration Of Tour: 9h.

Trekking Time: 6-7h.

Level: Medium.

Volcanic Complex Battery-Hole

Includes: Private transport, guide, entry to the reserve

Does not include: Food and drinks

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León City tour and Mud pools of San Jacinto

León City tour and Mud pools of San Jacinto - Leon, Nicaragua

Duration: 1 day
Location: Leon, Nicaragua

From USD
$32.50

During the León City Tour, you will visit the most beautiful places of this colonial city. After this you will go and see the mud pools of San Jacinto where you can admire boiling mud pools.

Guided visit through the colonial center city of Leon ... More info ›

During the León City Tour, you will visit the most beautiful places of this colonial city. After this you will go and see the mud pools of San Jacinto where you can admire boiling mud pools.

Guided visit through the colonial center city of Leon. The meeting point is in the office of El Perezoso agency at 9:00 AM. Visit to the most important museums of the city. Climb to the roof of the cathedral to have a panoramic view of Leon from the top. The tour last 3 hours and it end up by noon. After this tour you will go and visit the mud pools of San Jacinto and discover more about the natural force of the volcanoes in Nicaragua.

This guided tour is offered in English, Spanish and Italian. There is not a minimun age to participate, but participants younger than 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

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Juan Venado Island Nature Reserve

Juan Venado Island Nature Reserve - Leon, Nicaragua

Duration: 1 day
Location: Leon, Nicaragua

From USD
$45.00

Belonging to León and located between Las Peñitas Beach and Salinas Grandes community, Juan Venado Island Natural Reserve is 22 km long and 1500 mt wide in its widest part.

Since 1983 the Island is one of the 76 national areas protected by the state of Nicaragua for its biodiversity.

Its characteristic mangrove forest is home to miles of migratory birds, of several species of reptiles, among which crocodiles, and of a large number of small mammals. From august to December you can seen Paslama turtles laying eggs, which is a species actually declared in danger of extinction.

WHY TRAVELLING WITH EL PEREZOSO?

In order to organize the trip in the Reserve we work with Ulises Zamora, a well-known fisherman belonging to Salinas Grandes community and recognized by the Tourism Institute as a professional guide.

Departure from Leon city at 8:00 AM, arriving to Juan Venado Island reserve entrance by Las Peñitas beach at 8:30 AM ... More info ›

Belonging to León and located between Las Peñitas Beach and Salinas Grandes community, Juan Venado Island Natural Reserve is 22 km long and 1500 mt wide in its widest part.

Since 1983 the Island is one of the 76 national areas protected by the state of Nicaragua for its biodiversity.

Its characteristic mangrove forest is home to miles of migratory birds, of several species of reptiles, among which crocodiles, and of a large number of small mammals. From august to December you can seen Paslama turtles laying eggs, which is a species actually declared in danger of extinction.

WHY TRAVELLING WITH EL PEREZOSO?

In order to organize the trip in the Reserve we work with Ulises Zamora, a well-known fisherman belonging to Salinas Grandes community and recognized by the Tourism Institute as a professional guide.

Departure from Leon city at 8:00 AM, arriving to Juan Venado Island reserve entrance by Las Peñitas beach at 8:30 AM. You will visit the mangroves area by motor boat with a local guide who will show you the local flora and fauna. The tour inside the reserve lasts between 3 or 4 hours, and during sea turtle nesting season you could also visit a sea turtle nursery. In addition to being in touch with nature, you will have the opportunity to take a dip in the ocean during this tour. Return to Leon city at 12:30 PM.

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Use sunscreen and repellent. Bring a cap or hat, and extra clothes. Don’t forget your swimsuit.

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