14 days in Nicaragua Itinerary

14 days in Nicaragua Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Nicaragua itinerary planner

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Fly to Augusto C. Sandino (Managua) International Airport, Drive to Leon
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Leon
— 2 nights
Bus
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Isla de Ometepe
— 3 nights
Ferry to San Jorge, Bus to San Juan del Sur
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San Juan del Sur
— 3 nights
Drive
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Granada
— 5 nights
Drive to Augusto C. Sandino (Managua) International Airport, Fly to Tamiami

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Leon

— 2 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.
Leon is known for nature, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the geological forces at Cerro Negro Volcano, examine the collection at Museo de la Revolucion, steep yourself in history at Iglesia San Juan Bautista de Subtiava, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Leon trip maker website.

Tamiami, USA to Leon is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to catch the bus to Isla de Ometepe.

Things to do in Leon

Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Adventure
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 20:

Isla de Ometepe

— 3 nights
Isla de Ometepe may be small in size, but it boasts two large volcanoes that dominate its landscape and influence the local lifestyle.
Isla de Ometepe is known for nature, beaches, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the local landmark of Ojo de Agua, examine the collection at Museo Ometepe, step off the mainland to explore Isla Ometepe, and contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna Charco Verde.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Isla de Ometepe tour planner.

You can take a bus from Leon to Isla de Ometepe in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to San Juan del Sur.

Things to do in Isla de Ometepe

Nature · Parks · Theme Parks · Museums
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San Juan del Sur

— 3 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.
San Juan del Sur is known for adventure, beaches, and spas. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at San Juan del Sur Beach, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, tour the pleasant surroundings at La Flor Beach Natural Reserve, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Juan del Sur trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Isla de Ometepe to San Juan del Sur takes 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in San Juan del Sur are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in San Juan del Sur

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Beaches
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Granada

— 5 nights

La Gran Sultana

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.
Take a break from Granada with a short trip to Apoyo in La Laguna de Apoyo, about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get impressive views of Mombacho, soothe aching muscles at Mansion de Chocolate, see the interesting displays at ChocoMuseo Granada, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de La Merced.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Granada trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from San Juan del Sur to Granada in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and shuttle; or take a bus. On the 1st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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Nicaragua travel guide

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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.