This morning travel to the city of Granada. Built by the Spanish conquistadors in 1524, Granada is known for its beauty, colonial architecture, and access to Lake Nicaragua and its islands, Mombacho Volcano and Masaya and its folklore.
Tour Granada by traditional horse-drawn carriage and on foot. You visit the San Francisco Convent and Church (1529) and the Xalteva Church and the old city walls, which is the oldest part of Granada. Climb the bell tower of Merced church for spectacular views over the city, Lake Nicaragua and Mombacho volcano.
In the afternoon you discover Las Isletas de Granada by boat. Las Isletas de Granada consists of about 365 small islands of volcanic origin, situated at the foot of the impressive Mombacho Volcano. Your guide will point out the flora and fauna. There is also a stop on one of the islands. (B)