This beautiful city is located in Nicaragua’s northern region at a high plateau. It has a great variety of flora and fauna including ferns and beautiful orchids in a tropical and humid environment. You cannot leave without visiting Dario’s Museum. It is the same house where the greatest poet of Latin-American was born back in 1867 and which is located in the little town of Dario. Close to Jinotega is located the city of Wiwili the largest indigenous community in this region.
Located at 3000 f.a.s.l. this region offers the coolest climate in Nicaragua. It has different rivers, small lakes as well as protected areas such as Natural Reserve Miraflor and Biosphere Reserve Bosawas which is the largest protected areas in all Central America.
On September, Matagalpa celebrates the Güipil fair, La Polca, Mazurca and Coffee fair. There is a mountain hotel known Selva Negra (Black Forest) where you will enjoy a cool climate and other services. From this hotel you can do trekking among the thick and evergreen mountain.