Nicaragua is a country most known for its majestic volcanoes, pristine coastal area and a passion for poetry. Travel here and you will have plenty of opportunities to explore the different islets and crater lakes. And that is not all it has to offer to its visitors. Walk the lands and you will find the different churches, museums and clouded forests that will fill your journey with mesmerizing moments. So what are you waiting for?
Begin your journey at Ocotal where you will be greeted with a boulder strewn valley filled with the local pines and wildflowers and ringed with the wonderful Segovias. Next, travel ahead to Esteli, which is best known for its market filled with the local farmer population. Travel ahead to Leon, where its liveliness and energy will captivate you and leave you wanting for more. Don’t forget to experience the remnants of the crumbling colonial structures here before you move to your next destination. The capital city of Managua is your next stop, where its poetic chaos and shambles will captivate you. Masaya is your next destination. Here, you will find plenty of attractions that will satisfy your shopping expeditions and touring attractions. If you are lucky, you can visit the many spectacular festivals, cultural exhibitions and dances. Next, travel ahead to Juigalpa which is best known for its natural surroundings. Do visit the golden valley created by the crystalline river, which is placed against the layered peaks here. Finally, end you journey at Bluefields. When you travel here, you will be greeted with brick laid streets surrounded by plenty of floating restaurants, shipwrecks and various other markets. If you are lucky, you can still view some of the beautiful old wood works which reflected the Victorian charm.
The Nicaraguan cuisines comprise of a perfect blend of the indigenous Miskito people, Spanish cuisines and Creole cuisines. As corn is the mains staple, you will find a lot of meals made from this staple along with others. Must try dishes include the arroz a la valenciana and the guirila. You must also try the carne asada, lengua and the nacatamal amongst the others. For the desserts, you must try the atoll and the brujas. Don’t forget to sip the local drinks which comprise of chichi de coyol or the horchata amongst the others.
When it comes to sport activities and other recreational activities, there are plenty of choices that should suit a diverse taste. This includes tours, hikes and trekking ventures along the various different landscapes. You will also have plenty of water sports activities which include swimming, fishing, boating and diving amongst many others. You can even go river rafting or kayaking in rivers in the forests.
While you may plan your vacation trip for fun and adventure certain mishaps and calamities might unexpectedly occur. These events might not disrupt your trip; however they might affect your safety. A safety net is an ideal way to protect yourself is such situations. Flexicover, with its range of single trip travel insurance, multi-trip travel insurance, gap-year travel insurance and many other covers, ensures that you are well equipped for every eventuality.
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