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Set out from Managua for a day-long private tour of colonial León's fading grandeur, an exploration of its renowned museums and art galleries, and a trek through the otherworldly springs, mud pots, and steam vents of the San Jacinto volcanic fields.

Soak up the crumbling, colonial glory of León as you admire the churches, streetscapes, and cosmopolitan vibe of this one-time capital's UNESCO-designated Old City. Gaze up at the façade of León’s cathedral—the largest in Central America. It blends a mixture of Baroque, Neoclassical, and Gothic styles and holds the tombs of notable Nicaraguans, including the celebrated writer Rubén Darío.

Visit a museum dedicated to the life and works of this 19th-century poet, then admire the world-class art collection on exhibit at the Fundación Ortiz-Gurdian. See works by international artists like Picasso and Rubens as well as Latin American masters like Diego Rivera and Roberto Matta in a beautifully restored Creole Civil-style mansion.

After enjoying lunch in town, make your way to the surreal San Jacinto volcanic fields, where steam and mud broil and the earth's surface bubbles away. Check out the steam vents and mud pots and learn about geothermal activity in the area before your return trip to Managua.

Set out from Managua for a day-long private tour of colonial León's fading grandeur, an exploration of its renowned museums and art galleries, and a trek through the otherworldly springs, mud pots, and steam vents of the San Jacinto volcanic fields.

Soak up the crumbling, colonial glory of León as you admire the churches, streetscapes, and cosmopolitan vibe of this one-time capital's UNESCO-designated Old City. Gaze up at the façade of León’s cathedral—the largest in Central America. It blends a mixture of Baroque, Neoclassical, and Gothic styles and holds the tombs of notable Nicaraguans, including the celebrated writer Rubén Darío.

Visit a museum dedicated to the life and works of this 19th-century poet, then admire the world-class art collection on exhibit at the Fundación Ortiz-Gurdian. See works by international artists like Picasso and Rubens as well as Latin American masters like Diego Rivera and Roberto Matta in a beautifully restored Creole Civil-style mansion.

After enjoying lunch in town, make your way to the surreal San Jacinto volcanic fields, where steam and mud broil and the earth's surface bubbles away. Check out the steam vents and mud pots and learn about geothermal activity in the area before your return trip to Managua.

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Colonial León & San Jacinto Volcanic Fields

Activity/Location

León 21000

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Hotel Pickup

    Managua


Highlights

  • Colonial architecture in León's UNESCO-designated Old City

  • Stunning façade of the largest cathedral in Central America

  • Art by Latin American masters at the Ortiz-Gurdian gallery

  • Geothermal activity, steam vents & mud pots at San Jacinto

  • Expert private guide sharing natural history & Nicaraguan culture


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of León and San Jacinto

  • Admission fees

  • Lunch

  • Soft drinks and bottled water

  • Roundtrip transportation to and from your Managua hotel

  • Commentary in English and Spanish


Know Before You Book

  • Children 2 and younger are complimentary.

  • At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place.


Cancellation Policy

You can cancel free of charge until 72 hours before your reservation starts. After that time, no cancellations, changes or refunds will be made.

Location

León, León 21000, Nicaragua