Wanderlist Discover: Nicaragua
Nicaragua is a popular tropical destination for backpackers who want to escape the crowds. It offers rich history, exotic Latin culture and a range of beautiful landscapes to uncover.
Wander through the picturesque colonial towns lined with pastel-painted buildings and join in on the local festivals fun. Relax by the coastline, dotted with sandy beaches and laid back surf towns. For those adventure seekers, there are plenty of activities this country offers from hiking up an active volcano (& volcano-boarding on the way down) to swimming through canyons and trekking through tropical rainforests.
Travelers of all kind fall in love with this undiscovered country.
Best time to go
Summer season from December to April to avoid the wet winter season.
Where in the world…
Largest country in Central America, bordered by Honduras to the North and Costa Rica to the South.
A COUPLE OF ACTIVITIES YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS
Swimming through the Somoto Canyon, Nicaragua’s version of the Grand Canyon
Snorkeling off Corn Islands and Pearl Keys
Walk the streets of Granada’s old city charm
Trek Cerro Negro, an active volcano and board down the black sand slopes on a wooden sled
The Discover Series by Wanderlist
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