Bosawas Biosphere Natural Reserve

Northern Nicaragua

The Bosawas Biosphere Natural Reserve is the largest of its kind in Central America covering 20k square kilometers in central part of northern Nicaragua. … [Read more...]

Rio Coco Northern Nicaragua

Traveling Northern Nicaragua

The Rio Coco is the border separation between much of Nicaragua and Honduras.  The Rio Coco which flows 750 kilometers into the Caribbean Sea is not a tourist destination but its beauty is unmistakable.   … [Read more...]

Best of Jinotega – Lago de Apanas

Jinotega Lago de Apanas

Northern Nicaragua is quickly becoming a top tourist destination in Nicaragua.  Most people think about Nicaragua’s beautiful beaches when planning their next vacation but the mountains in Jinotega is quickly attracting more and more visitors each year. … [Read more...]

Best Hiking in Nicaragua – Peñas Blancas

Best Hiking in Nicaragua

Hiking the beautiful Peñas Blancas in northern Nicaragua is definitely a nice treat for those outsiders coming to Nicaragua.  However, few visitors to Nicaragua set foot in this beautiful area and most locals have never even seen Peñas Blancas with their own eyes because it several hours away from Managua, near the Honduran border. … [Read more...]

Best Matagalpa Attractions

Matagalpa Nicaragua Attractions

The region of Matagalpa is among the most picturesque tourist destinations in all of Nicaragua.  Located a couple hours outside of Managua, the lush green hills surround the city of Matagalpa frame the city beautifully. With the rain forest covered mountains, the waterfalls along the mountainsides and the nearby coffee plantations that line much of the hills, there is much to do for you adventurous visitors. … [Read more...]

Best Restaurants in Estelí Nicaragua

Best Restaurants in Estelí Nicaragua

The charming city of Estelí in northern Nicaragua is one of the hidden gems.  Off the usual path from the Nicaraguan tourist destinations but nonetheless a great place to visit.  This city with a population over one hundred thousand is one of the cleanest cities in the whole country.  … [Read more...]

Best of Northern Nicaragua – Somoto Canyon

Best of Northern Nicaragua

The Somoto Canyon is unlike any other attraction in Nicaragua.  With the Honduran border in sight, it is a bit off the beaten path from the usual hot spots near the city or the beach.   … [Read more...]

Northern Nicaragua’s Miraflor Natural Reserve

Miraflo Natural Reserve Park for Eco-Tourism

If you are ever getting sick of the heat on the pacific side of Nicaragua consider a trip up the mountains for your next stop on your Nicaraguan site seeing tour.  Up in the mountains is a great option for eco-tourism, the Miraflor natural reserve.  It is located about 30 km away from the beautiful town of Esteli.  From Managua it is between a 3 to 4 hour drive.  It was declared a natural reserve in 1990 and covers over 200 square kilometers of wildlife, lush greenery, waterfalls, and coffee farms. … [Read more...]

The Best of Selva Negra, Nicaragua

Coffee farm in Selva Negra Nicaragua Central America

Selva Negra, Nicaragua makes our Best of list because it  is a real favorite. Selva Negra is  a coffee plantation located a few hours outside of Managua in the mountains near the town of Matagalpa.  It is an eco friendly estate located in the middle of a cloud rain forest.  Hiking is available to be able to go out and enjoy all the lush green surrounding the premises.  There is also a large amount of wild life, especially for those who enjoy bird watching.  This coffee farm is definitely a destination for nature lovers. … [Read more...]