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  • Regions

    Atlantico Norte (North Atlantic)

    The Atlantico Norte region of Nicaragua is often referred to as RAAN. The word RAAN is derived from the official name for the province, which is Autonomous Region of the Northern Atlantic and locals affectionately call Atlantico Norte, the Mosquito Coast. This unique and picturesque region covers an area of approximately thirty two thousand square kilometers and has an estimated population ...

  • Regions

    Jinotega Region

    With Honduras to the north and sharing borders with Matagalpa, Zelaya, Esteli, Madriz and Nueva Segovia departments, Jinotega is Nicaragua’s second largest department and is divided into eight municipalities – El Cua, Jinotega, La Concordia, San Jose de Bocay, San Rafael del Norte, San Sebastian de Yali, Santa Maria de Pantasma and Wiwili. The city of Jinotega, located in the municipality of ...

  • Esteli Region

    La Trinidad

    Located in the Estelí department of Nicaragua, La Trinidad is a medium-sized municipality with a population of roughly 20,500. Currently only about 40% of this population lives in urban areas while the rest prefer to live out in the country on small farms. The city was officially founded in 1967 but it had been steadily growing long before that date. La Trinidad started many, many years ago ...

  • Esteli Region

    Condega

    The small village of Condega, in the Esteli region of Nicaragua, was established in the 1700’s and was under the control of the Leon government for many years. It became a very important village with regard to the transit of gold, wood and agriculture. Condega is a very quaint destination in Nicaragua. This is a place where the streets are dominated by bicycles and pedestrians; a place where ...

  • Activites

    Horseback Riding

    There is no better way to explore the mountains, riversides and volcano bases in Nicaragua than from the back of a horse. Riding will enable you to absorb the tranquil surroundings, listen to the call of the birds and monkeys and to be at one with nature. This activity enables you to create a special bond between man and beast, with man ensuring that the horse keeps to safe ground while the ...

  • Attractions

    Nicaragua has so much on offer that it can be difficult trying to decide where to start. Do you take a canopy tour of the forest - swinging from trees on specially adapted cables not quite unlike a monkey? Or perhaps a picnic beside the stunning waterfalls of La Maquina is more your style?

  • Attractions

    Mountains

    Many visitors to this picturesque country enjoy the many striking mountains which can be found here. A great place to enjoy wildlife, coffee and incredible bird-watching opportunities, Nicaragua’s mountains certainly have a lot to offer. Nicaragua has more than one mountain range – some reaching to an elevation of over 3281 feet above sea level. They are generally covered with oaks, pines, ...

  • Travel

    Eco Tourism

    Nicaragua is a country of tremendous biodiversity - mostly due to its excellent geographic position. Within the boundaries of the country, you will find Central America's biggest rain forests, the dry Pacific Coast and the wet Atlantic areas as well as mountains and volcanoes. This great range of geological features provides an abundance of different habitats in a relatively compact area. ...

  • Jinotega Region

    Jinotega

    Jinotega is situated in the north central mountains of Nicaragua. The city itself is situated in a valley. The valley is picturesque, surrounded by high pine-tree covered mountains and rain forests. The department of Jinotega is somewhat large – it is actually the second largest in Nicaragua. Of the nearly 180 000 inhabitants, the majority live in urban zones. However, quite a large number ...