9 days in Nicaragua Itinerary

9 days in Nicaragua Itinerary

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Fly to Augusto C. Sandino (Managua) International Airport, Drive to San Juan del Sur
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San Juan del Sur
— 5 nights
Drive
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Granada
— 2 nights
Fly

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San Juan del Sur

— 5 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.
Step out of the city life by going to San Juan del Sur Beach and La Flor Beach Natural Reserve. Change things up with a short trip to Isla Ometepe in Moyogalpa (about 2h 15 min away).

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the San Juan del Sur tour site.

Toronto, Canada to San Juan del Sur is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Toronto to San Juan del Sur. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in March: high temperatures in San Juan del Sur hover around 36°C and lows are around 29°C. You'll set off for Granada on the 21st (Tue).

Things to do in San Juan del Sur

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 16 — 21:

Granada

— 2 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mombacho as well as Iglesia de La Merced. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de La Merced and then examine the collection at ChocoMuseo Granada. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the geological forces at Mombacho and then head off the coast to Islets of Granada.

To find out how to plan a trip to Granada, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from San Juan del Sur to Granada takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or take a bus. You will leave for home on the 23rd (Thu).

Things to do in Granada

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 23:

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.