|Internet (6 Mbps, unlimited data)
|Monthly Pass (local transport)
|One-way ticket (local transport)
|Pack of cigarettes
|Taxi 1hour Waiting
|Apartment (3 bedrooms) in city centre
Are you a coffee addict or lover? You may want to consider visiting some coffee farms or places where coffee beans and plants are produced and taken care of. One of the places in the world the produce world-class coffee beans is the Jinotega, the city located in the Jinotega department of Nicaragua that lies in the northern part of the country. The city is also known as the “City of the Mists” due to the wonderful paddles of clouds unceasingly feathering from end to end of the bowl. If you are planning to explore Jinotega, make sure that visit it during the time of December to February because of the harvest time of coffee beans.
As a foreign tourist, you can get into this city by plane through Managua, the country’s capital. The Managua International Airport is located in the capital city and you can find cheap flights to Jinotega through this airport. Form the airport you can take a bus that will travel to Jinotega. Take a taxi from the airport that will bring you to Mayoreo bus terminal going to Jinotega. If you want faster travel, choose the expressos buses. Bus fare is around $4 for a one-way trip. You can get around the city by walking, especially in the downtown area since it is a small city. Taxi is the common means to get around and you have to agree with the taxi driver about the fare first.
There are many good things to see in Jinotega. You can start your exploration with Peña de La Cruz, which is a big cross standing on a hill. You will hike here and from this hill, you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the Jinotega – as well as the valleys and mountains surrounding it. Of course, trying the local coffee here is a must.
You can spend a day or two in Jinotega. You can find good hotels in Jinotega around the downtown areas. You can try Circulo de Amigas, La Biosfera Cloud Forest Retreat, Hotel Central, Hotel Kiuras and Hotel Café. The cost of accommodations here range from $5 to as much as $100. The high end ones have pre-set packages. Use online booking sites if you are searching for cheap flights to Jinotega.