Though often overlooked by visitors, Nicaragua’s capital city of Managua is rich in history and culture—if you know where to look. This Managua city tour takes to guesswork out of finding the city’s important monuments: go with your guide to the Old Cathedral, National Palace, and more, all while learning about the city’s history and importance from your guide.
This is a tour in the oldest city in the Americas
The tour will take place on foot to have a closer perception of the local culture and people.
This tour is full of information about culture, gastronomy, architecture, history and more ...
You will be all the time with a guide certified by INTUR which is the government department responsible for training national guides.
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This private tour of Leon offers incredible sightseeing value: all transportation are included—even if you’re coming from Managua. Plus, going on a private tour means unlimited attention from your guide as you hit top sights such as the Leon Cathedral, Museum of Legends and Traditions, and the Ruins of Leon.
If you only have a day in Leon, this tour from Managua is a great option. Visit top Leon sites like the Leon Cathedral and Museo Ortiz-Gurdian Art Foundation, in addition to natural attractions on the outskirts of the city including a vista point of Momotombo volcano and the San Jacinto Volcanic Fields. Throughout the tour, a guide shares information you might miss if visiting on your own, creating a richer experience.
San Jacinto Mud pods, Let's walk the fumarolic field and see the mud pits of different sizes, depths, and colors.
See nature's force in action as the mud bubbles and churns, spitting up geysers of steam in addition to learning with the locals to make the very popular tortillas.
Let's enter the spirits of colonial days exploring the ruins of old Leon, one of the oldest Spanish colonial settlements in the Americas so-called "American Pompey" founded by Spanish in 1524 and abandoned in 1610. Learn how indigenous people of the Imabite tribe used to live, their culture and more.
Take a short walk in the old Momotombo Port and see Managua lake and the historical Momotombo volcano nearby.
Enjoy swimming in the warm water of a gorgeous volcanic crater lagoon "Laguna del Tigre" also known as Asososca Lagoon and enjoy nature.
and just before hitting back to Leon let's stop and try our typical dessert "Quesillo" in a small artisan town.
Take a quick trip on Lake Nicaragua with this Islets of Granada tour. Great for time-strapped travelers, this tour packs in the sights in a short amount of time: set sail from Granada and weave through the forested islands, stopping to view wildlife at Monkey Island and see a historic Spanish fort dating to 1665.
This is a circuit for lovers of nature and adventure tourism, it has all the necessary elements to enjoy beautiful landscapes.
You will visit cities in the north of the country where you can make different tours, such as the coffee tour and the tobacco tour. You will also have the opportunity to practice sandboarding, an extreme sport that consists of descending on the slopes of the Cerro Negro volcano with a special board.
Combine a city tour of Granada, a visit to the active Masaya volcano, and a boat ride on Lake Nicaragua during this tour. Along the way, listen to engaging commentary about the history, culture, food, and people of this Nicaraguan region. Round-trip transportation from Granada hotels included.
Explore León, a Nicaraguan colonial city, on this full-day sightseeing trip from Managua. With a knowledgeable local guide, visit the Rubén Darío Museum to learn about Nicaragua's most famous writer and tour the Ortiz Guardian Foundation's art center to further understand Nicaraguan culture and artistry. Stroll through two separate UNESCO World Heritage sites, the Baroque Cathedral of León and León Viejo (León's Old Town). Round-trip transportation from Managua hotels is included.
See Nicaragua’s cultural, historical, and religious capital in a day on this walking tour of Leon. Depart from the port to explore this colonial city on foot with a small group of 15 people or fewer, crossing both must-see spots and local attractions off your sightseeing list.
Leon was founded in 1524 by Spanish conquerors, but it had to be moved in 1610 about 30 miles west where is now our destination.
Travel with me and you won’t get long boring history talks, but personal professional and dedicated service besides anecdotes and fascinating stories.
16 years working in a beautiful city and country, I am willing and happy to show you the best of this colonial town.
Let's explore Leon and hear about 495 years and its evolution from colonial slavery to North American’s intervention, Sandinista revolution, Contra revolution and more, exploring our art gallery beside the largest Catedral in Central America declared a world heritage site.
On the way back to the port we will detour to San Jacinto Mud pods viewing the mud pits of different sizes, depths, and colors. See nature's force in action as the mud bubbles and churns, spitting up geysers of steam.
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If you are a history lover, León is your place to explore on a walking tour. León city was once the capital of Nicaragua and today is one of the most important cities in the country with 2 World Heritages by UNESCO.
The most colorful and folkloric town in Nicaragua is Masaya. Hand-made wooden, leathered, and cotton products as clothing, shoes, bags, decorations, and souvenirs fill the Masaya Market as well as traditional meals and beverages. Add an ounce of adventure by visiting an active volcano standing right in-front of the lava lake at its crater.
Discover the history of the first European City mainland in Las Americas, named "Granada" in 1524 and today called "The Paris of Central America".
Granada is historically one of Nicaragua's most important cities, economically and politically. It has a rich colonial heritage represented on its buildings and traditions.
To live Nicaragua you must first take this history tour as a cornerstone. Join us in this half day history tour and take a part of Managua with you. What’s the offer? Well, a panoramic view over the city and of its Historic Center. Later, visit the ruins of the presidential palace during the President Somoza government and learn about the Nicaraguan Revolution and its effects. Discover the history of Managua's downtown and the new tourist center of the city on the shores of Xolotlan Lake.
Experience one of Nicaragua’s most historically significant cities on a private tour from Managua. Travel to León in a comfortable, climate-controlled vehicle with a personal driver-guide and your group of up to eight passengers. Visit two World Heritage sites, the largest cathedral in Central America, the country’s first university, and the home of poet Rubén Darío on one affordable all-day outing.
By combining a visit to the Flor de Caña Rum Distillery and the UNESCO World Heritage-listed city of Leon, this tour leaves you with a good sense of the historical and economic importance of the Leon region. Visiting both sites in one day from Managua is made easy thanks to private transportation with a guide. Plus, you have plenty of time to chat, learn, and sightsee as you make the trip, making the most of your time in the Leon area in just a day.
Follow the life of a cocoa been from tree to artisanal chocolate during this 2-hour tour of Granada's Chocolate Museum. Try your hand at making some chocolate and learn about its role in the Nicaraguan economy. Entrance fees, chocolate tasting, and round-trip hotel transportation included.
Immerse yourself in the world of Nicaraguan cigar-making with this 6-hour tour to Esteli. Learn about the city's agricultural exports, including world-class cigars, a must-do for any cigar aficionado. Breakfast and round-trip transportation from Managua are included.
Discover the cultural richness of Masaya on a full-day trip to the folkloric town from Managua. Alongside your guide, you’ll browse stalls brimming with artisan goods at Masaya Craft Market, and absorb spectacular views from a lookout point in Catarina. Then, stroll the cobbled streets of San Juan de Oriente to peruse stores famed for their high-quality pottery. Refreshments and round-trip transport from your Managua hotel are included.