In the North and centre of the country, Nicaragua offers beautiful mountain scenery, separated by deep valleys. The highest peaks tower at 2,000 m on Cordillera Isabella.
The abundant vegetation in this country means that a large number of animal species thrives here, like the Macao, which is unfortunately too often exported illegally.© Ammit PIE
Matagalpa is the country's largest city in the higher altitudes. Some of the best coffee in the world comes from this region.© Enrique Padilla
It is just as easy to find tropical forests on the mountainsides as cedars and many species of fruit trees, which are especially widespread on the Caribbean coast.© Sergey Suhanov
This country is full of these birds, which are a veritable emblem of tropical countries.© Eduardo Rivero
Nicaragua has plenty of volcanoes, some of which are still active. The most well-known one is Momotombo, which culminates at 1,280 metres of altitude.© Ryan Faas