15 days in Nicaragua, Australia & Iceland Itinerary

15 days in Nicaragua, Australia & Iceland Itinerary

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Fly to Augusto C. Sandino (Managua) International Airport, Drive to Granada
Granada, Nicaragua
— 3 nights
Sydney, Australia
— 4 nights
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 4 nights


Granada, Nicaragua

— 3 nights

La Gran Sultana

The lakeside city of Granada has the look and feel of a historically important economic and political center, with grand colonial architecture, a unified look, and many cultural attractions.
Visiting Montibelli Private National Reserve and Masaya Volcano will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Granada: Iglesia Parroquial de Santiago (in Jinotepe) and Hervideros de San Jacinto (in Diriamba). There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with Volcano Divers Nicaragua, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mombacho Volcano National Preserve, and contemplate the geological forces at Mombacho.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Granada tour planning site.

Sarnia, Canada to Granada is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can fly to Sydney.

Things to do in Granada

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 7 — 10:

Sydney, Australia

— 4 nights

The Harbour City

Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Visit Bondi Beach and Clovelly Beach for some beach relaxation. Popular historic sites such as The Rocks and Chinese Garden of Friendship are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Blue Mountains National Park (The National Pass & Lincoln's Rock) and Wentworth Falls Lookout (in Wentworth Falls). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Manly Beach, hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sydney online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Granada to Sydney takes 29 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Granada to Sydney is 16 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Sydney

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 12 — 16:

Reykjavik, Iceland

— 4 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Strokkur. Your inner history buff will appreciate Hallgrimskirkja and Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar). Explore Reykjavik's surroundings by going to Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir), Gullfoss Falls (in Blaskogabyggd) and Thermal Spas (in Grindavik). There's lots more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, and take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall.

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Traveling by flight from Sydney to Reykjavik takes 28 hours. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -10 hour difference. When traveling from Sydney in July, plan for slightly colder days in Reykjavik, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 17 — 21:

Nicaragua travel guide

Churches · Volcanos · Specialty Museums
Still emerging as a major tourist destination, Nicaragua, the largest country in Central America, entices travelers with its rich history and remarkable natural beauty just waiting to be discovered. A holiday in Nicaragua allows you to explore a vibrant culture, scenic beaches, and plenty of spots off the beaten path. Majestic volcanoes, lakes, and forests offer numerous chances for exploration and exciting adventures, while major cities boast splendid colonial architecture. With access to coastlines on both the Pacific and the Caribbean, a vacation in Nicaragua appeals to those looking for thrilling surfing experiences, dramatic views, or a chance to spread out on a deserted tropical beach.

Australia travel guide

Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.

Iceland travel guide

Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.