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.