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What language is spoken in Nicaragua?

The official language of Nicaragua is Spanish.

Is English spoken in Nicaragua?

If travelling to communities on the Caribbean coast you are more likely to encounter residents who speak English. 

What currency is used in Nicaragua?

The currency used throughout the country is the Nicaraguan cordoba. Visa and Mastercard are accepted by most hotels and restaurants, however ATMs are hard to find. 

Do I need a visa to travel to Nicaragua?

A visa is not required when travelling as a tourist from Canada or The United States for up to 30 days.

When is the best time to travel to Nicaragua?

The best time to travel to the country is during the dry season which is from December to April. 

Is there transportation within Nicaragua?

The most common methods of transportation within the country are tuk-tuks, buses and taxis. 

Is Nicaragua a family friendly destination?

Nicaragua is not known for being a typical family vacation but for a more adventurous group, it can make for a memorable family trip.

Is Nicaragua a safe country to visit?

Nicaragua is relatively safe but the usual caution should be taken.


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