Discover Chinandega

  • Discover the untold history of Chinandega
  • Experience history in this exclusive tour
  • Explore almost unknown places of Nicaragua
  • Find hidden archeological secrets of Chinandega
  • Get to know the colonial life style of the port

Included

  • Private transportation in air-conditioned vehicle.
  • English speaking guide.

Not included

  • Meals.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Tips.
  • Shore Excursion Size: Small-medium (2-14 participants).
  • Shore Excursion Type: Cultural interest.
  • Shore Excursion Duration: 4-5 hours.
  • Activity Level: Moderate walking.
  • Shore Excursion Leaves from: Gate #3 at Corinto Port.
  • Food/Beverage Provided: No.
  • Recommended dress: We recommend wearing comfortable clothing, sandals or walking shoes. Hat or cap, sunglasses, and sunscreen are recommended.

Restrictions
This excursion includes walking in Chinandega and El Viejo city centers, guests must be able to walk at least 500 meters over concrete streets, it is not recommended for guests with limited mobility due to the lack of special walking areas.

Please Note
Wheelchairs can be accommodated on this excursion and it is recommended a companion to assist the person on the wheel chair.
Guests with dietary concerns may wish to bring a snack, as this excursion is 4-5 hours in length.
There is a visit to the Santa Ana church, in front of the church you can purchase souvenirs at El Rincón Folclórico in Chinandega.
The options to buy meals are limited during this excursion.
Suitable for children older than 15 years.

 

After you get off your ship please walk to the main entrance (about 100 meters) one of our guides will be holding a sign with your name.
The tour begins with a visit to the historic village of El Realejo founded in 1532 in the first years of the Spanish colonization, the importance of El Realejo port was further diminished by the construction of Corinto port in 1858.

During a short walk in the streets of this poor town you will discover some hidden vestiges of one of the first colonial settlements in Nicaragua. You will see from the outside the ruins of San Francisco convent.

After this history lesson, you will go to Chinandega city to visit the pre-Columbian art Chorotega Nicarao museum with its extensive collection of ceramic, lithic and gold, all presented in a logical timeline.

Next you will visit a town connected to El Realejo: El Viejo. There you will have the chance to taste a local specialty: Rosquillas Viejanas (handmade rings made from crunchy cornmeal). After this snack you will visit the basilica church from the outside if doors are closed.

Finally you will visit the church of the patron saint of Chinandega: Santa Ana and you will be able to buy some souvenirs and handicrafts in the shop opposite the church.
Finally after this historic adventure you will return on time to your ship in Corinto.
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Discover Chinandega
Price Per Person in US$ Dollars

15 participants: $25.00 per person
14 participants: $25.00 per person
13 participants: $25.00 per person
12 participants: $30.00 per person
11 participants: $30.00 per person
10 participants: $35.00 per person
09 participants: $40.00 per person
08 participants: $45.00 per person
07 participants: $50.00 per person
06 participants: $55.00 per person
05 participants: $60.00 per person
04 participants: $70.00 per person
03 participants: $75.00 per person
02 participants: $90.00 per person
01 participant: $120.00 per person

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