Private: Granada Colonial City & Islets Tour


$65 - $150 / person

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Discover the history of the first European City mainland in Las Americas, named "Granada" in 1524 and today called "The Paris of Central America". Granada is historically one of Nicaragua's most important cities, economically and politically.

In the morning, our guide meets you up in the lobby of the centrally located hotel in Managua. Private 1-hour transfer to Granada colonial City.

Visit La Merced Church as the guide tells you how its front facade was burnt during internal conflicts. Go up to the bell tower of the Church for an impressive panoramic view of the city: colonial architecture, roof tiles, colorful walls, and black and white church roofs. Keep walking to an artisanal cigar factory-store to learn about tobacco production and cigar making processes. Buy high-quality cigars at local prices.

Later, visit an NGO that employs deaf-mute youth and trains them to be waiters, cooks, and hammocks waivers. Also, get a chance to buy beautiful pieces of art at local prices. The tour continues to the chocolate store where you learn about cocoa production and chocolate-making process. Here, you can buy chocolate-made products like body creams, shampoos, beverages, and of course, all types of bar chocolates.

Back at Central Park to meet the locals in their daily life, selling souvenirs and at the kiosks, which are famous for selling a traditional meal named: "Vigorón". Admire the astounding yellow cathedral and walk down the pedestrian Street "La Calzada" with restaurants, cafes, and hotels at each side. Also, visit a Museum where you learn the history that has shaped Nicaragua as a country with stories of natives, pirates, conquerors, and modern life.

In the afternoon, boat tour in Lake Cocibolca passing by some of the 365 islets, some of them are restaurants, hotels, or home to locals.
Transfer back to Managua at 3 p.m

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