Nicaragua Journey Video Weblog | San Juan del Sur, León (volcano boarding) & Granada

On this four-day journey we headed with a bunch of 15 to Nicaragua. Enjoyable in San Juan del Sur, volcano boarding in León, and sightseeing in Granada.

San Juan del Sur
We rented Casa de Los Patios for 2 nights the place we simply relaxed on the pool. On the final day, we went all the way down to San Juan del Sur for the seaside. San Juan del Sur is a small touristic city, however not too crowded in my view. You’ll meet a number of locals who’re all the time smiling.
To e book Casa de Los Patios:

VOLCANOOO BOARDING!!! From León, you possibly can take excursions that can take you to the lively volcano Cerro Negro. This was by far the most effective factor I did in Nicaragua and I’m not the one one who thinks that. Volcano Boarding in Nicaragua is the quantity 2, I repeat the quantity 2, on the CNN Journey Listing “50 of probably the most thrilling, daring issues you are able to do on trip” (hyperlink:
It’s a two-hour hike up the volcano after which you’ll slide down in kind of one minute. The velocity can go as much as 70 km/h!!!
We booked with BIGFOOT Hostel (hyperlink beneath) which I extremely advocate. Our tour information was wonderful. He informed us so much in regards to the volcano and the environment, knew the most effective spots to take photos, and was all the time down for a joke. Apart from, BIGFOOT Hostel offers you a tank prime without cost, a few beers on the bar and you’ll obtain a small tour in a neighborhood retailer the place garments are created from recycled materials.

Tour begins 9 AM (be there 30 minutes early)
Tour ends Three PM

Volcano boarding prices $25
Entrance price to the park $5

1) In case you have a bandana, carry one. In any other case, you should purchase one for a few {dollars} on the hostel.
2) You possibly can park your automobile within the streets of León.
To e book with BIGFOOT hostel:

Our final 1,5 days we spend in Granada. Once we arrived within the afternoon we determined to discover Laguna de Apoya first and we’d go to Volcano Masaya after. The second day we might see the neighborhood.
Laguna de Apoya
We visited Laguna de Apoya only for the view, but it surely has far more to supply comparable to kayaking, climbing, scuba diving, birdwatching, paragliding, boating, and clearly nature. We watched the lake from each above and down on the lake. Nevertheless, attending to the lake is a little bit bit tough as a result of it’s a must to undergo a hostel to go to the seaside and that’s the place it’s a must to pay. Happily, we managed to simply go down, have a fast view and go away once more with out paying, but it surely’s higher if you happen to take a little bit bit longer, so you possibly can really go for a swim.

After the lake, we headed to Volcano Masaya to see actual LAVA

🌋 Volcano Masaya 🌋

This volcano is likely one of the hottest vacationer sights within the Pacific area of Nicaragua. Masaya, which erupted in 2008 for the final time, remains to be lively and that offers you the chance to see the lava effervescent from above 😱

Guests are allowed throughout 2 elements of the day
9 AM – 4.45 PM
5 PM – eight PM

Day time: $3 (for foreigners)
Nighttime: $10

1) I’d advocate going throughout night time time (5 PM – eight PM) as a result of it is darkish outdoors so that you see the lava higher.
2) There isn’t any on-line reservation system. It’s a must to drive there and wait in line. We did not have to attend in any respect, so do not be scared to be sitting there for hours.
3) You possibly can solely be on the prime for thus lengthy (round 15 minutes). As a result of the lava and smoke could be dangerous to your physique.

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☕Café de las Sonrisas ☕
Café de las Sonrisas is operated by deaf folks, who can earn their wages this fashion. You order through the use of signal language. Don’t fear, the indicators are written down on the wall, so nothing will go unsuitable with ordering. When you’re within the café you possibly can chill out in one of many hammocks. Hooked up to the café you will see a room the place blind folks weave high-quality hammocks and different salable items. That is actually a tremendous expertise, so don’t neglect to cease by.

⛪Iglesia La Merced ⛪
The primary block to the west after café de las Sonrisas you’ll discover Iglesia La Merced, which gives the most effective views over Granada. The church is freed from cost, for the tower it’s a must to pay one greenback. However as soon as on prime, you’ll have a tremendous 360-degree view over Granada.

🌴 Parque Central de Granada 🌴
In the course of the day, Parque Central de Granada is a relaxed park, but it surely involves life through the night time. If you’re in Granada you can not miss this park. Subsequent to the park, you will see one of many greatest cathedrals in Granada.

Tune: Avicii – Fade into Darkness (Eternum Remix)
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