Nicaragua Cultural Tours Announced

The Tourism Board of Nicaragua announced cultural tour packages to Diriamba, the birthplace of the country's ancient folkloric dance, El Guegüense. Grayline and Servi-Tours offer travelers opportunities to witness the Fiesta of San Sebastian, which takes place yearly during the third week of January. Grayline's two-night package, Jan. 19–22, includes a stay at the Hotel Crowne Plaza in Managua, breakfast, and airport transfers for $250 per person double. For more information, visit [www.graylinenicaragua.com]. Servi Tours offers a six-night "Cradle of the Gueguense" package, which includes the festivities of San Sebastian and visits to key tourist cities such as Granada, Leon, and Managua. The package also includes all land and aquatic transportation, breakfasts, and hotel accommodations at the Mansion Teodolinda Hotel in Managua and the Alhambra Hotel in Granada. The starting price for this package is $631 per person. For more information, visit [www.servitournicaragua.com].

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