|Milk (1 liter)||$1.25|
|Cinema, international release, 1 seat||$5.00|
|Mid range bottle of wine||$11.00|
|Apartment (1 bedroom) in city centre||$250.00|
|Combo meal at McDonalds||$5.80|
|Loaf of white bread||$1.26|
The hustle and bustle of visiting popular tourist attraction can really tire even the most active jet setter. What Nicaragua's Quilali offers is the chance to visit a new place and still afford some quality relaxation.
This municipality of the Nueva Segovia Department has everything country folks would love to enjoy. Around 200 km away from Managua, Quilali is located on a mountainous region of the country. What people like especially about the place is its tranquility and relaxing ambiance.
The mountains provide picturesque scenery wherever you are in Quilalu. The cobblestones path in the central park are also perfect for taking souvenir photos. What you should note when going to Quilali is that goods are quite expensive. The mountainous terrain makes it hard to transport items to the municipality thus the reason for the high prices. Practical tourists are advised to pack in basic commodities during their Quilali trip to save on expenses.
Quilali residents are very traditional Nicaraguans. They celebrate the feast of their patron Saint Joseph every March 19. During this festivity, celebrations include horse parades traditionally known as hipica. It is also during this time that the plaza turns into an area of celebration complete with makeshift bars, and bull rings.
Corn lovers should book their trip to Quilalu during the annual corn festival. All things corn take the limelight during this celebration. There are competitions on the tastiest corn pudding, tamales and corn alcohol. Locals take the competition very seriously so expect to really be in for a gastronomic ride of a lifetime.
Going to Quilali requires time as the nearest airport is in Managua. As such, you need to allot additional travel time to go to the municipality proper. It is best to get full meal before leaving the airport.
Cheap flights to Quilali are available from airline companies regularly operating in Managua. Go for ones that are on sale as these cheap flights to Quilali are really more practical.
As the town is not too much of a popular tourist spot, it is advised to make accommodation arrangements prior to your arrival. Small hotels in Quilali are a good choice but opting for a local residential house or a vacation home allows you to really experience Quilali.