15 days in Nicaragua Itinerary

15 days in Nicaragua Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Nicaragua Trip Planner
Make it your trip
— 4 nights
San Juan del Sur
— 2 nights
Bus to San Jorge, Ferry to Isla de Ometepe
Isla de Ometepe
— 4 nights
— 3 nights


Granada — 4 nights

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Mombacho and Islets of Granada. ChocoMuseo Granada and Santiago of Managua Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Granada: Managua (Puerto Salvador Allende & Metropolitan Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception) and Apoyo (in La Laguna de Apoyo). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de La Merced, examine the collection at Centro Cultural Antiguo Convento San Francisco, admire the landmark architecture of Tesoros de Nicaragua - Gourmet & Gift - Shop, and view the masterpieces at Galeria Mi Camara Mi Mundo.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Granada route builder.

Montreal, Canada to Granada is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Montreal to Granada, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to San Juan del Sur.
Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites
Side Trips
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San Juan del Sur — 2 nights

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. Get in touch with nature at Zipline and San Juan del Sur Beach. 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 bus. 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.
Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife
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Isla de Ometepe — 4 nights

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 Volcan Concepcion. El Ceibo Museums and Museo Ometepe are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: get impressive views of Volcan Maderas, kick back and relax at Punta Jesus Maria, head off the coast to Isla Ometepe, and admire the local landmark of Ojo de Agua.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Isla de Ometepe journey builder website.

Do a combination of bus and ferry from San Juan del Sur to Isla de Ometepe in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Leon.
Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
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Leon — 3 nights

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 Catedral de la Asunción and Ruins of Leon Viejo for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museo de Arte Fundacion Ortiz-Gurdian and Iglesia San Juan Bautista de Subtiava. And it doesn't end there: get impressive views of Cerro Negro Volcano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church The Recollection, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Las Penitas, and shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

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

Traveling by bus from Isla de Ometepe to Leon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a 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 fly back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches
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Nicaragua travel guide

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.