Managua: 3-Day Granada, Masaya, and Leon Tour
- Private group
- Pickup available
- Duration: 3 days
Day 1: Stop by the Masaya Volcano National Park before learning about the history and culture of locals 500 years ago by visiting the park's museum. Throughout the day you can also hike to the other 3 extinct craters and see the beautiful landscape from the park, from where you can view Lake Managua and the city. Later, pass by Granada islets and meet a cute family of monkeys, before getting off the boat to learn about the San Palo Fortress which was built more than 250 years ago. You will then take a nice walking tour through the colonial city of Granada as your guide narrates the history of the city, with a visit to the chocolate museum included. Finally, enjoy the nice breeze at the lookout of Catarina Hill where you will have the option to enjoy a little hiking. Day 2: Stop at the Ruins of Leon Viejo to learn about how Nicaragua was first coloni...
Discover the rich and vibrant culture of the villages surrounding the Masaya Volcano on this full-day tour. After getting picked up from your hotel in Granada or Managua, begin your journey to the volcano. Your first stop will be at the volcano museum. Here, learn more about the history of the native people and how they venerated the power of the volcano. Later, in the vehicle, ascend to the summit of the volcano and stand right in front of its crater where you can see a lava lake inside. Next, head to the Masaya Market, where you can meet the locals selling hand-made products like textiles, leather, wood, home decor, souvenirs, and traditional meals. Afterward, visit the village of Catarina. Soak up the beauty of the sights and scents of this town and its many flower stores as you make your way to a viewpoint. Here, admire panoramic views of the crater lagoon and surrounding lush veget...
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