Granada

Granada was founded in 1524 and is believed to be the oldest city established on mainland Nicaragua during the Spanish conquests. During colonial times the city was attacked by pirates several times.

For a long time, Granada was in a fight with León to be the capital of Nicaragua and both cities actually have been capital city for some time, until the fight between both rivals ended when Managua was chosen to be the capital. Granada nowadays is characterised by brightcoloured Spanish‐colonial architecture, visible all over the city centre. The authenticity of the city centre is protected by regulatory building requirements.

The ambiance is very pleasant and there is a wide range of nice restaurants and bars, especially along the boulevard from the central park to the shores of the Lake of Nicaragua. The city, also referred to as the ´Colonial Jewel´, is the main tourist destination in Nicaragua and can be reached easily from Costa Rica as well. Also, Granada is a good starting point to visit the Isla de Ometepe, situated in the lake of Nicaragua and consisting of two volcanoes that, through their past eruptions, have created a big island.

Nowadays, one of the volcanoes is dormant and the other is still active, creating an interesing variety of biospheres on a very short distance from eachother. In and around Granada there are numerous possibilities for interesting touring.
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Beaches and Ecology

Visit some beautiful beaches and experience the human social interaction with the local people from Nicaragua and each other!..

$843.75

Granada Colonial e Isletas

Granada is an incredible city! Its colonial architecture, food, history and even its population is unique in the world, because they have kept the original Spanish customs. The San Francisco Convent and church, Cathedral, La Merced Church, Guadalupe Church and La Pólvora fortress are some of the most representative’s colonial buildings. You can see..

$107.50

Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, 2019

20 days / 19 nightsTour  can start at any date in 2019Prices starting from 2 persons ..

$8,040.00

Lo Mejor en Breve

Lo Mejor en Breve takes you to Managua, Granada, Isla de Ometepe and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the León Viejo Ruins...

$883.75

Nicaragua 2019:Colonial Towns and Pacific Coast

6days/5nights                                          Program is valid from 2 pax for any day  of 2020 (except  Christmas, New Year’s Eve or Easter week)Price in DBL occupancy  per person: US$ 1563 City ..

$1,562.50

Nicaragua Highlights 2019

  10 Days / 9 Nights Managua, León, Granada, Ometepe, Masaya & Laguna de Apoyo NIGHTS LOCATION STANDARD SUPERIOR 1 Managua Mansión Teodolinda Crowne Plaza 2 León Las Mercedes La Recolección ..

$1,873.75

Trekking Tour

This trekking tour takes you to the most beautiful places and the highest volcanoes!..

$2,787.50

Colonial Treasures of Central America 2019

12 days / 11 nightsColonial Treasures of Central America is a 12 day tour through Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua with the following destinations: Guatemala City, Lake Atitlán, Antigua, Suchitoto, León and GranadaGuatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua have important Spanish-colonial heritage, among   the best-preserved to be found in Cen..

$2,126.25

Nicaragua 2019

Colonial Towns and Pacific Coast 6days/5nights Welcome to Nicaragua - Land of Lakes and Volcanoes! Program is valid from 2 pax for any day  of 2019 (except  Christmas, New Year’s Eve or Easter week)Price in DBL occupancy  per person: US$ 1461.00  City Hotels León(2n) ..

$1,460.00

Nicaragua: Colonial and sizzling volcanoes 2019

7 days / 6 nightsBook-on group tourGuaranteed departure dates Starting in San Juan del Sur, ending in Granada / min. 2 Pax, max. 16 Pax   2019 ENGLISH guided (Mondays) January 08 & 22 February 05 & 19 March 05 & 19 April 02 & 16 & 30 May 14 & 28 June ..

$1,546.25

One Day Tour to Zapatera Island - Nature Reserve

Just 34 kilometers south of Granada is Zapatera Island, a Nature Reserve and extinct volcano surrounded by Dead Island and many other islets. Zapatera is a natural wonder, rising 629 meters above the sea. Its virgin forest is extensive and has a myriad of wildlife including parrots, toucans, herons and other waterfowl, plus the white-tailed deer. T..

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The Best of Nicaragua 2019

6 Days / 5 Nights Managua, Granada, Ometepe, Masaya & León   NIGHTS LOCATION Standard SUPERIOR 2 Granada Patio del Malinche Dario 1 Ometepe Villa Paraíso San Juan de la Isla ..

$1,272.50