To get the best experience in Managua you need to book one of our local friendly tour guides. Who will be able to show you around, make you feel like a local. Whether you want to see the tourist sites or visit places off the beaten track and discover new experiences, then our Guides4me guide is there to make it happen.
Ron is 44 years old, LGBT friendly and speaks English & Spanish.
An English teacher and a certified tour guide since 2012. His passion is showing people his country of Nicaragua. Your safety and experience are Ron’s priority. By booking Ron you are promised a fun time whilst taking advantage of his experience and knowledge.
Total cost for the guide services of Ron for one day (8 hours) = a booking fee of USD 25 via Paypal, debit / credit cards, bank transfer or Crypto Currency plus USD 100 in cash to Ron after his services. This makes a total of USD 125.
This excludes any transport, entrance fees or any food & beverage costs. However if you wish Ron to use his car to explore, he can do for an extra fee of $40 excluding fuel. This is a great option that offers safety, flexibility and comfort.
“Ron was a brilliant guide, we had a brilliant time with him, highly recommended, he is so friendly and funny and took us to some great places” – David, USA.
Byron is 42 years old, LGBT friendly and speaks English & Spanish.
He has many years’ experience and knowledge as a tour guide. Byron has a strong passion for nature and enjoys passing on this passion onto guests. He organises tours covering the entire country of Nicaragua. He enjoys meeting new people from all walks of life and different cultures. Keen to show you not just the famous sights but also hidden gems of this unique city.
Total cost for the guide services of Byron for one day (8 hours) = a booking fee of USD 25 via Paypal, debit / credit cards, bank transfer or Crypto Currency plus USD 60 in cash to Byron after his services. This makes a total of USD 85.
This excludes any transport, entrance fees or any food & beverage costs. However if you wish Byron to use his car to explore, he can do for an extra fee of $40 excluding fuel. This is a great option that offers safety, flexibility and comfort.
“Byron was a brilliant guide, he arranged everything for us, we had a brilliant time in Nicaragua with him, highly recommended” – Francisco, Spain.
Managua, the capital city of Nicaragua, is a hidden gem that deserves more attention from travelers. With its rich history, stunning architecture, and vibrant culture, Managua is a must-visit destination for anyone exploring Central America.
When in Granada, there are many tourist attractions to see. One of them is the Old Cathedral, which is a historic landmark that was partially destroyed by an earthquake in 1972. Another attraction is the National Palace of Culture, a striking building that houses the National Museum of Nicaragua. Additionally, the Rubén Darío National Theater is a beautiful theater named after the famous Nicaraguan poet Rubén Darío.
If you’re looking for things to do in Granada, there are plenty of options. You can visit the Tiscapa Lagoon Natural Reserve, a park with hiking trails and panoramic views of the city. Exploring the markets is also a great way to experience Nicaraguan culture and to buy souvenirs. Visit the Mercado Roberto Huembes and the Mercado Oriental for an authentic taste of local life. Taking a boat tour of Lake Managua is also a relaxing way to explore the lake and see some of the wildlife that inhabits the area.
For breathtaking views, head to the Loma de Tiscapa, a hill with stunning views of Managua and Lake Managua. Climbing to the top of the Managua Cathedral Tower is also a great way to get a panoramic view of the city.
To experience the culture and local life of Granada, visit Casa de los Mejía Godoy, a cultural center that celebrates the music and art of Nicaragua. The Museum of Acahualinca is another great option, showcasing the pre-Columbian history of the area. Finally, the Malecón de Managua is a long promenade along Lake Managua where locals gather to relax and socialize.
When it comes to nightlife, there are plenty of options in Granada. La Casa de los Mejía Godoy is a music venue that features live performances by local artists. La Calle is a popular street with many bars and clubs. Zona Hippos is a trendy area with bars, restaurants, and live music. For the LGBTQ+ community, Parque Luis Alfonso Velásquez Flores is a popular park. Additionally, the Pride Parade is an annual event held in June to celebrate gay pride.
In addition, no trip to Nicaragua is complete without trying the local cuisine. Vigorón is a traditional dish made with yuca, pork rinds, and cabbage. Nacatamales are steamed corn cakes filled with meat, vegetables, and spices. Gallo pinto is a popular dish made with rice and beans. Don’t miss out on these delicious culinary experiences during your trip to Nicaragua.
Our local guides in Managua, Nicaragua are passionate about creating a personalized tour for you, based on your specific interests in culture, food, history, or shopping. We’ll take you on an extraordinary adventure off the beaten track to discover the authentic side of the city, away from the typical tourist crowds.
At Guides4me, your safety and satisfaction are our top priorities, ensuring an unforgettable and stress-free experience. Our guides are dedicated to providing high-quality, individualized service so you can relax and enjoy the best of Managua. Don’t settle for tourist traps, let Guides4me handle your trip and experience the true highlights of this captivating city.