Top 11 Things to do in Managua, Nicaragua

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Colonial León & San Jacinto Volcanic Fields
Set out from Managua for a day-long private tour of colonial León's fading grandeur, an exploration of its renowned museums and art galleries, and a trek through the otherworldly springs, mud pots, and steam vents of the San Jacinto volcanic... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

9 hours

Free cancellation

$120
per adult

Full-Day Colonial Granada & Natural Wonders of Nicaragua Private Tour
Explore the best of Nicaragua on a full-day guided tour of the colonial city of Granada, the lush hillsides and steaming craters of Masaya Volcano National Park, the lively Masaya Indian craft market, and a leisurely cruise along the islands... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

10 hours

Free cancellation

$126
per adult

Full-Day of Leisure at San Juan del Sur Beach
Relax under the tropical sun as you enjoy a day at the wonderful Pacific beach of San Juan del Sur. You can dine on delicious seafood at a well-known restaurant right by the shore and mingle with beachgoers making the... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities

10 hours

Free cancellation

$125
per adult

Full-Day Tour of Colonial Granada & Lake Nicaragua Island Cruise
Enjoy one of the most popular tours in Nicaragua as you visit Granada and take a cruise on beautiful Lake Nicaragua. On this guided day trip, head just 45 minutes from Managua to Granada, a city enduring in its original... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$138
per adult

Managua City Explorer
Put your finger on the urban pulse of Managua with a private tour of its historical sites, architectural landmarks, and controversial cathedral, then chat about the capital city's culture and history over a steaming cup of Nicaraguan coffee. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$56
per adult

Masaya Volcano National Park & Handicraft Market Half-Day Tour
This excursion takes you just 20 minutes from Managua to Masaya Volcano National Park. Here, admire the imposing crater of the Masaya Volcano, 2,083 feet (635 m) above sea level. Enjoy a magnificent view of this enormous crater—one of the... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$86
per adult

Mombacho Volcano Canopy Zipline Private Tour
Journey to the Mombacho Volcano National Preserve on this thrilling adventure tour that combines ziplining along with visits to a nearby coffee plantation as well as the picturesque town of Granada. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$84
per adult

Mombacho Volcano Natural Reserve & Catarina Viewpoint Full-Day Tour
Admire the unique landscape of Nicaragua with a visit to a volcano reserve and take in the scenic vista from Catarina viewpoint, one of the highest hills surrounding a lagoon. Enjoy roundtrip transportation to and from Managua hotels via an... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$128
per adult

Morning Visit to Café Las Flores
Join a guided tour of a favorite place to learn and discover the origin of a great cup of coffee. Enjoy pickup at hotels in Managua city, commentary from your bilingual guide, and comfortable transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle. Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$85
per adult

Ometepe Island Full-Day Tour with Lunch
Take an unforgettable journey to one of the most beautiful places in Nicaragua, Ometepe Island. Home to 2 volcanoes—Conception and Maderas—it is the world’s highest lake island at an elevation of 5,282 feet (1,610 m). Enjoy a ride to and... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

12 hours

Free cancellation

$195
per adult

Somoto Canyon River Ride & Village Tour
Venture to the Somoto Canyon National Monument—a dramatic, Miocene-era canyon that was undiscovered until 2004—for a spectacular boat ride through the canyon to the village of Somoto, where you can enjoy lunch and traditional rosquillas cookies. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

10 hours

Free cancellation

$144
per adult

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