Enjoy the experience of exploring the ruins of the Ciudad Vieja Leon, the first capital of Nicaragua, founded in 1524 by Spanish captain Francisco Hernandez de Cordoba on the shores of the Momotombo volcano.
On your way to Leon, you will enjoy the scenic drive along either Lake Xolotlan or Lake Managua, with a breathtaking view of the Old City Momotombito Momotombo and volcanoes.
León was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2000. You will visit the Cathedral which is the largest colonial religious building in Central America. The remains of the immortal and internationally known poet Ruben Dario rest here. Enjoy a visit to the Museum Ruben Dario Ortiz- Gurdián Art Gallery (a major private art gallery in Latin America) and several other important sites.
You will end your tour with a stroll through the San Jacinto Volcanic Fields, a place where hot steam and gas bubbles. You will walk and see the different holes that vary in size and color.