Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America with coastlines bordering the Caribbean Sea to the east and the North Pacific Ocean to the west. Home to a great range of biodiversity, the Nicaragua highlands showcase volcanoes, lakes and rivers while the Caribbean lowlands delight with a large rainforest with over 248 species of amphibians and reptiles, 183 species of mammals, 705 bird species and over 5000 species of plants.

Pre-travel Preparation Will Help Protect Your Health While You Are Away

Based on your itinerary there may be a risk of Zika Virus and Malaria whilst travelling in Nicaragua. Consult a travel doctor prior to departure to assess your risks in relation to your medical history and travel plans.

Safe Eating and Drinking Practices

One of the great pleasures of travel is sampling the local cuisine. However, contaminated food and beverages are a common cause of traveller’s diarrhoea and other gastrointestinal illnesses. Safe eating and drinking practices are essential in minimising your risk of contracting traveller’s diarrhoea.

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