Managua is the cultural and financial capital of Nicaragua, and offers visitors a cheap ticket to Central American culture. Book a cheap flight to Managua and find out why this is one of the most wallet friendly destinations around.
The climate is tropical, with a rainy season from May to October.
When to fly to Managua
The rainy season lasts the whole summer – and then some – so book in April and you should get the best combination of warm temperatures and minimal rainfall.
Getting around Managua
There’s a pretty good bus system in Managua that you may want to use instead of renting a car. Finding your way through this city with its haphazard street address system – a result of a devastating 1972 earthquake – won’t be easy.
Managua insider information
The 1972 earthquake that defines so much of Managua unfortunately wasn’t an anomaly. The city sits along a major fault line, and seismologists have estimated that the capital will see major earthquake activity every 50 years or so (it also suffered a brutal quake in 1931).