Private Tour: Historic Leon from Managua

Private Tour: Historic Leon from Managua
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$59
Duration: Flexible
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If you are a history lover, Leon is your place to explore in one day. Leon city was once the capital of Nicaragua and today is one of three most important cities of the country. It has 2 World Heritage by UNESCO, the largest Cathedral of Central America, active volcanoes, the first university of the country and more. 

Our guide picks you up at the hotel at 8am to take you in a 2-hour private transfer to Leon City. During the transfer, you won’t get bored. Passing from the capital to small towns, from buildings to crop plantations will keep your camera on! Also, once we get closer to Leon, you will see how the landscape is decorated by volcanoes. 


The first stop is Leon Viejo where remain the ruins of the first city of Leon, which was destroyed by a volcano eruption and earthquake. Here, you learn about the history between Spanish conquerors and natives, volcanoes, and local economy. Also, take a time to take impressive shots of Momotombo Volcano standing on the shores of Lake Xolotlan!

We continue on our way up to Leon City. The tour includes central park, former native town, the central market, the house museum of Ruben Dario-father of modernism and international recognized poet-. Also, go to the roof of the Cathedral and learn about the history that is hidden in its design and details. The view from the top is unique!

Departure from Leon City is at 4pm

If you are a history lover, Leon is your place to explore in one day. Leon city was once the capital of Nicaragua and today is one of three most important cities of the country. It has 2 World Heritage by UNESCO, the largest Cathedral of Central America, active volcanoes, the first university of the country and more.