8 days in Nicaragua & Guyana Itinerary

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Granada, Nicaragua
— 2 nights
Leon, Nicaragua
— 1 night
Drive to Augusto C. Sandino (Managua) International Airport, Fly to Georgetown
Georgetown, Guyana
— 3 nights


Granada, Nicaragua — 2 nights

La Gran Sultana

Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): admire the striking features of Palacio Episcopal, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Granada, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de La Merced, and finally examine the collection at ChocoMuseo Granada. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Islets of Granada, get impressive views of Mombacho, then admire the landmark architecture of Tesoros de Nicaragua - Gourmet & Gift - Shop, and finally admire the local landmark of Parque Colon de Granada.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Granada trip planner.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Granada is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Granada is minus 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Leon.
Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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Leon, Nicaragua — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral-Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, then contemplate the geological forces at Cerro Negro Volcano, and then stop by Artesania de Leon.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Leon online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Granada to Leon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Leon are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Georgetown.
Nature · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
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Georgetown, Guyana — 3 nights

Garden City of the Caribbean

Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of St. George's Cathedral, then pause for some photo ops at The Non Aligned Monumnet, then admire the landmark architecture of Parliament Bldg, and finally make a trip to Demerara Harbour Bridge. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax and rejuvenate at Moksha - Centre for Holistic Health Therapy, then look for gifts at Perfumes Guyana, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Stabroek Market, and finally stroll through Kissing Bridge.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Georgetown trip site.

Explore your travel options from Leon to Georgetown with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Leon to Georgetown. While traveling from Leon, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Georgetown, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can fly back home.
Shopping · Historic Sites · Spas · Parks
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Nicaragua travel guide

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.

Guyana travel guide

Architectural Buildings · Gardens · Waterfalls
Land of Many Waters
A land of thick rainforest, expansive savannas, and lively Caribbean culture, Guyana is becoming more and more notable for its adventure and eco-tourism opportunities. Sightseeing in Guyana ranges from touring the colonial-era architectural gems of the historic capital, to hiking the verdant forest trails. Scenic waterfalls and mountaintops, laidback ranches, an array of tropical wildlife, and delicious Creole fusion cuisine await you on your Guyana holiday.