15 days in Nicaragua Itinerary

15 days in Nicaragua Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Montreal
Fly:  15 h 45 min
1
Granada
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
San Juan del Sur
— 2 nights
Bus + Ferry:  1 h 30 min
3
Isla de Ometepe
— 4 nights
Ferry + Shuttle:  3 h 30 min
4
Leon
— 3 nights
Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: Montreal

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.
Iglesia de La Merced and Metropolitan Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Santiago of Managua Cathedral and Catedral de Granada. Change things up with these side-trips from Granada: Puerto Salvador Allende (in Managua) and Apoyo (in La Laguna de Apoyo). There's still lots to do: contemplate the geological forces at Mombacho, view the masterpieces at Galeria Mi Camara Mi Mundo, examine the collection at ChocoMuseo Granada, and admire the landmark architecture of Tesoros de Nicaragua - Gourmet & Gift - Shop.

Make your Granada itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Montreal, Canada to Granada is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Granada is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Juan del Sur.

Things to do in Granada

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Managua, Apoyo
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Islets of Granada ©
Islets of Granada
Apoyo
Apoyo
Mombacho ©
Mombacho

2
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like La Flor Beach Natural Reserve and Macua Tours & Travel. Get in touch with nature at San Juan del Sur Beach and Zipline. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Mirador del Cristo de la Misericordia and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read San Juan del Sur trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Granada to San Juan del Sur in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a shuttle. In July, daily temperatures in San Juan del Sur can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Isla de Ometepe.

Things to do in San Juan del Sur

Outdoors Wildlife Beaches
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San Juan del Sur Beach ©
San Juan del Sur Beach
La Flor Beach Natural Reserve ©
La Flor Beach Natural Reserve
Zipline

4
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Laguna Charco Verde and Punta Jesus Maria. El Ceibo Museums and Museo Ometepe are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the geological forces at Volcan Maderas, head off the coast to Isla Ometepe, and ponder the design of Ojo de Agua.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Isla de Ometepe tour app.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from San Juan del Sur to Isla de Ometepe takes 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Leon.

Things to do in Isla de Ometepe

Parks Nature Beaches
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Isla Ometepe
Isla Ometepe
Volcan Concepcion ©
Volcan Concepcion
Laguna Charco Verde ©
Laguna Charco Verde

3
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.
Visit Ruins of Leon Viejo and Church The Recollection for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Catedral de la Asunción and Museo de Arte Fundacion Ortiz-Gurdian. And it doesn't end there: get impressive views of Cerro Negro Volcano, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Las Penitas, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Legends and Traditions (Museo de Tradiciones y Leyendas), and contemplate the long history of Iglesia San Juan Bautista de Subtiava.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Leon trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by combination of ferry and shuttle from Isla de Ometepe to Leon takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daytime highs in Leon are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Leon

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

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