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  • Writer's pictureJacqlyne Mba-Jonas

Must-Do Tours and Activities in Granada, Nicaragua for an Unforgettable Experience

Nestled amidst lush volcanoes and glistening Lake Nicaragua, Granada bursts with colonial charm and captivating history. This charming city isn't just about history and pretty buildings though. From hiking through rainforests to soaking in volcanic hot springs, ziplining through canyons, and cruising around the islets, you can expect to have an adventure. Let's explore the best tours and activities to make your Granada trip unforgettable!


Disclaimer

Part of the job of a travel agent is to save clients time and money. I looked through hundreds of tours and picked out the best tours to book in various categories that are both the best in quality and price.


Prices listed below are subject to change. Rates are typically discounted for larger groups and children, so use the links provided to see the exact cost for your specific scenario and book what is of interest to you.

Colonial Granada Horse Carriage & Walking Tour

Explore the colonial architecture of Granada on Lake Nicaragua on a 3-hour tour, and admire landmark attractions such as the San Francisco Convent, Merced Church, and La Polvora Fort. Ride a horse carriage to some of the most scenic surroundings.


Duration

3 hours

Availability

Everyday at 9 am and 2 pm

Price

$35 per person

Alternative


Managua Guided Tour

Discover the history of the capital of Nicaragua on this tour of Managua, where we'll visit the most important spots in the city. You'll also enjoy a typical Nicaraguan meal.


Duration

6 - 7 hours

Availability

Everyday at 2 pm

Price

$72 per person


San Juan de Oriente, Apoyo Lagoon, Masaya Park

Set off from Granada and see some of the area's highlights on this private day trip. Visit San Juan de Oriente, Apoyo Lagoon, the Masaya Volcano National Park, and then Masaya Handicrafts Market.


Duration

5 hours

Availability

Everyday at 8 am

Price

$57 per person

Alternative

Mombacho Nature Reserve and Canopy Adventure

Discover the stunning terrain of the Mombacho stratovolcano on this exciting full-day tour. Hike through the dense rainforest, explore the craters of the volcano and spend the afternoon flying over the forest canopy on a vast and thrilling canopy course.


Duration

5 hours

Availability

Everyday at 9:30 am

Price

$109 per person

Alternative


Las Isletas Boat Tour

Explore Lake Nicaragua and all its beauty, amazing views, great bird life and learn about the Spanish Colonization.


Duration

3 hours

Availability

Everyday at 10 am and 3 pm

Price

$45 per person

Alternative


Day Trip to Ometepe Island

Travel from Granada to Ometepe Island and enjoy a day of sightseeing and relaxation. Explore the diversity of plant and animal life in this UNESCO Biosphere Preserve. Learn about the various tribes and cultures on the island, and hang out on the beach.


Duration

9 hours

Availability

Everyday at 5:30 am

Price

$139 per person

Alternative

Chocolate Workshop

Follow the life of a cocoa been from tree to artisanal chocolate during this 2-hour tour of Granada's Chocolate Museum. Try your hand at making some chocolate and learn about its role in the Nicaraguan economy. Entrance fees, chocolate tasting, and round-trip hotel transportation included.


Duration

2 hours

Availability

Everyday at 9 am, 11 am and 2 pm

Price

$50 per person


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