Managua Excursions & Tours: Explore the highlights of Nicaragua in one day: Volcano, Lake, Culture, Colonial City, Typical Food. Begin your journey on the Masaya Volcano National Park, the first and largest national park in our country. You can go all the way to the main crater by vehicle; walking is not required. Then visit the famous Handicraft Market of Masaya where you can buy a variety of souvenirs, from hammocks, pottery, paintings, all made by Nicaraguan artisans.
From here we will travel to Granada, where you can enjoy a tour full of history by visiting first the main square, which is the heart and soul of Granada. Then we will visit the Casa de los Leones, which has the oldest Entrance of Granada and is a great cultural center; The museum and convent of San Francisco to see the pre-Columbian statues dating back more than 1000 years; The pottery museum (Mi Museo), probably the largest of Nicaragua; The Church of La Merced, where we can climb the tower, a place that has one of the best views of the city; La Calzada, a pedestrianized street, where locals and foreigners gather to enjoy a relaxed atmosphere full of bars and restaurants.
Lunch will be held at the beautiful colonial house La Gran Francia. After lunch we will drive to the “Cabaña Amarilla”, where we will embark on a Boat on the beautiful and enormous Lake Nicaragua, to enjoy a ride around the “Islets of Granada”, an archipelago formed thousands of years ago by the Mombacho Volcano. Once the tour is finalized, we will bring you back to your hotel / border. Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at the hotel.
Duration: 7 hours.
Start/opening time: At 8:30am.
End/closing time: At 3:30pm.
Languages: English and Spanish.
Others: Opened all year, except on December 25th and January 1st.