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Visiting the UNESCO World Heritage–listed ruins of León Viejo makes it easy to imagine life for the first Spanish settlers in Nicaragua. Located on the slopes of Momotombo volcano and preserved by volcanic ash, the ruins are some of the most complete Spanish colonial ruins in Central America—even though they’re also some of the oldest, dating back to 1524.

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Private Daytrip In Leon And Ruins Of Leon From Managua

Private Daytrip In Leon And Ruins Of Leon From Managua

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This private tour of Leon offers incredible sightseeing value: all transportation are included—even if you’re coming from Managua. Plus, going on a private tour means unlimited attention from your guide as you hit top sights such as the Leon Cathedral, Museum of Legends and Traditions, and the Ruins of Leon.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$93.84
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$93.84
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4-Days Tour in Colonial Nicaragua

4-Days Tour in Colonial Nicaragua

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Hit Nicaragua's beautiful colonial highlights with one easy booking on this 4-day tour of Leon Viejo, Leon, Granada, and more. Your transportation is all planned and included so you don't need to stress the logistics, and inclusions such as lodging, activities, and some meals make for a great value. Plus, a guide is with you the whole way to answer questions and provide information about the Nicaragua's rich history and culture.
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  • 4 days
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$1,090.00
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Charming Leon Outdoor - Culture, Nature and Fun

Charming Leon Outdoor - Culture, Nature and Fun

San Jacinto Mud pods, Let's walk the fumarolic field and see the mud pits of different sizes, depths, and colors. See nature's force in action as the mud bubbles and churns, spitting up geysers of steam in addition to learning with the locals to make the very popular tortillas. Let's enter the spirits of colonial days exploring the ruins of old Leon, one of the oldest Spanish colonial settlements in the Americas so-called "American Pompey" founded by Spanish in 1524 and abandoned in 1610. Learn how indigenous people of the Imabite tribe used to live, their culture and more. Take a short walk in the old Momotombo Port and see Managua lake and the historical Momotombo volcano nearby. Enjoy swimming in the warm water of a gorgeous volcanic crater lagoon "Laguna del Tigre" also known as Asososca Lagoon and enjoy nature. and just before hitting back to Leon let's stop and try our typical dessert "Quesillo" in a small artisan town.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$112.83
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$112.83
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Excursion to León Viejo Ruins from León City

Excursion to León Viejo Ruins from León City

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Experience the ruins of Leon Viejo, the former Nicaraguan capital, which was destroyed in the 1500s by the region’s notoriously destructive volcanic activity. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site with a personal guide and see what remains of this once important colonial city. Take in spectacular views of Lake Xolotlan, Momotombo volcano, and its little brother Momotombito and enjoy private transportation to and from the site.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$58.00
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$58.00

3 full days tour at Granada, Masaya and Leon area from Managua

3 full days tour at Granada, Masaya and Leon area from Managua

With this 3 full days tour boundle you get to visit the top travelers picks worry - free with your own local tour guide who is knowledgeable, fluent in English, provides a personal approach and safe private transportation. Places to visit. Day 1 .Granada Area. Here you will be in contact with nature by enjoying a nice boat ride on lake granada. Have a guided walking tour in the colonial city. As a last spot to visit you will feel a nice breeze and hiking at Catarina lookout . Day 2. Leon Area. The ruins of Leon to learn abut the colonization in Nicaragua also will visit the current city of leon and walk on top of the roof of the cathedral and learn from our culture at Museum Ruben Dario and Arrechavala. Day 3 Masaya area. Visit the Handicraft market, main square, Coyotepe fortress. Relax floating on a wooden platform at Apoyo lagoon where you can do kayaking, swiming. Finaly you will take stuning picutes with the orange lava in the background from the crater at Masaya volcano.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$271.45
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$271.45
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Old Leon and Asososca Lagoon Private Tour

Old Leon and Asososca Lagoon Private Tour

Story, culture, sun, fun and Adventure Let's enter the spirits of colonial days exploring the ruins of old Leon, one of the oldest Spanish colonial settlements in the Americas so-called "American Pompey" founded by Spanish in 1524 and abandoned in 1610. Learn how indigenous people of the Imabite tribe used to live, their culture and more. Enjoy swimming in the warm water of a gorgeous volcanic crater lagoon "Laguna del Tigre" also known as Asososca Lagoon and enjoy nature. and just before hitting back to Leon let's stop and try our typical dessert "Quesillo" in a small artisan town.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$82.06
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$82.06
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Charming Nicaragua

Charming Nicaragua "9 days Private Tour"

Enjoy the best of Nicaragua's story, culture volcanoes, lakes, beaches, Islands, adventures and more Enjoy the best of Nicaragua in 9 Days. Let's visit the best two colonial cities in the country, Cerro Negro volcano (youngest volcano in Nicaragua) Enjoy the landscapes, volcanoes adventure, lakes, lagoons Islands and more! You will explore and enjoy the culture and history of these two oldest cities of Nicaragua and the best activities these offers. From hiking on an active and young volcano to relax of a private boat tour in the largest lake of Central America. Ometepe Island (fire and water) located in the heart of big lake Nicaragua. San Juan is famous for its half-moon of a beach, one of the best beaches in the area.
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  • 9 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,107.70
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$1,107.70
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Private Tour: Historic León City

Private Tour: Historic León City

Experience one of Nicaragua’s most historically significant cities on a private tour from Managua. Travel to León in a comfortable, climate-controlled vehicle with a personal driver-guide and your group of up to eight passengers. Visit two World Heritage sites, the largest cathedral in Central America, the country’s first university, and the home of poet Rubén Darío on one affordable all-day outing.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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$155.00
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Should I book Ruins of León Viejo tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Ruins of León Viejo can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Ruins of León Viejo 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Ruins of León Viejo costs USD 58.00. Guided Ruins of León Viejo tours start around USD 58.00 per person.
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