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How much do things cost in El Viejo?
Lettuce $2.17
1 Pair of Jeans $55.68
Eggs (12) $2.32
Local draught beer $1.00
Mid-range restaurant $16.00
Utilities (Electricity, Heating, ...) for medium apartment $75.87
Taxi 1km $0.75
Taxi start $0.50
Potato (1kg) $1.20
Loaf of white bread $1.26
* All price are converted to USD

About El Viejo

Part of traveling or leisure touring is to enjoy the local delicacies of the place you will visit. In Nicaragua, one of the nicest places or cities to visit when it comes to food is El Viejo. This city is a small city that is part of the Chinandega department. You will definitely enjoy the local foods and delicacies in this city as well as the religious places like churches here.

How can you get into this small city? As a foreign tourist, your main point of entry by plane is through the nation’s capital – Managua. Your airport of entry in the country will be the Managua International Airport and using this port, you can find several cheap flights to El Viejo. From the airport, the cheapest way to get in to El Viejo is the local buses. You can also take the shuttle services from airport as well as taxis, but it will cost you more especially the taxis. The means to get around the city is through local buses and taxis. However, being a small city, you can walk around in order to explore this place. Most of the tourist attractions here are relatively close that is by walking distance.

What are the tourist attractions here as well as the food to try?

    • When it comes to food, you have to try rosquillas, cajetas, bollitos de leche and toncua.

    • The churches located all over the city are must-see. You can go to Basilica of the Immaculate Conception of Mary in El Viejo/Basilica Menor Immaculada Concepcion de Maria en El Viejo. This basilica was built during the 17th century and has the national religious status given by the late Pope John Paul II in 1995.

You can spend a day or two touring El Viejo. If you are looking for affordable or budget friendly hotels in El Viejo, you can find them within the city proper. The rates can range from $5 to as much as $25 per night and some per person. If you are looking for cheap flights to El Viejo through Managua, make sure that you take the advantage of using online booking sites. You can also use them in making reservations in advance as well as in booking flights.

Information about travelling to El Viejo

  • Average temperature in winter for El Viejo
    29 °C
  • Average rain for this month in El Viejo
    96 mm
  • Average temperature in El Viejo
    29 °C
  • Currency exchange rate
    $1.00(NIO) = $0.03(USD)

Airports near El Viejo

Augusto C Sandino (Managua)