Nicaragua - Northern Highlands (PDF Chapter)
This is the Northern Highlands chapter from Lonely Planet’s Nicaragua guide-book.
With a little time and commitment you can get pounded by waterfalls; explore Somoto’s canyon; and pay tribute to the pirates, colonists, revolutionaries, artists and poets who were inspired by these fertile mountains and mingled with the open-hearted people who’ve lived here for genera-tions.
- pick coffee beans beneath the towering cloud forest and seeing how locals live and work in Reserva Natural Cerro Datanlí–El Diablo
- scramble, swim and float along the magnificent Cañon de Somoto
- ride horses through delightful countryside to secluded swimming holes in Ãrea Protegida Mi-raflor
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Estelí, Ãrea Protegida Miraflor, Condega, Somoto, Ocotal & Around, Dipilto, Jalapa & Around, Estel–Jinotega Road, Jinotega, Reserva Natural Cerro Datanlí–El Diablo, Lago de Apanás, Matagalpa & Around, San Ramón, Reserva Natural Cerro El Arenal, La Dalia & Peñas Blancas.
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