11 days in Managua & Ticuantepe Itinerary

11 days in Managua & Ticuantepe Itinerary

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Managua
— 7 nights
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Ticuantepe
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Managua

— 7 nights

Bride of Xolotlan

Nicaragua's largest and capital city, Managua remains relatively unknown as a tourist destination, though it boasts a scenic location on the southwestern shore of the Xolotlan Lake.
Get out of town with these interesting Managua side-trips: Leon (Museo de Arte Fundacion Ortiz-Gurdian, Cerro Negro Volcano, &more). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Puerto Salvador Allende, tee off at Nejapa Golf & Country Club, see the interesting displays at Traces Archaeological Museum Acahualinca, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santiago of Managua Cathedral.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Managua online travel planner.

If you are flying in from Saudi Arabia, the closest major aiport is Augusto C. Sandino (Managua) International Airport. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ticuantepe.

Things to do in Managua

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Golf

Side Trip

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Ticuantepe

— 3 nights
Ticuantepe is a municipality in the Managua department of Nicaragua with an estimated population of 34,000.EtymologyTicuantepe comes from the Nahuatl language of the first inhabitants of Nicaragua. Change things up with these side-trips from Ticuantepe: Diriamba (Hervideros de San Jacinto & Playa La Boquita) and Playa de Pochomil (in San Rafael del Sur). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Montibelli Private National Reserve and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Parroquial de Santiago.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ticuantepe trip tool.

Ticuantepe is just a stone's throw from Managua.

Things to do in Ticuantepe

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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