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Nicaragua is a beautiful country located in Central America, known for its stunning natural landscapes, rich culture, and friendly people. Visitors can explore the colonial architecture of cities like Granada and Leon, relax on the beaches of San Juan del Sur, or hike through the lush rainforests of the country's many national parks. Nicaragua is also home to several active volcanoes, including Masaya, which visitors can explore up close. The country's cuisine is a delicious blend of Spanish, indigenous, and Afro-Caribbean influences, with dishes like gallo pinto and vigorón being popular favorites. Overall, Nicaragua offers a unique and unforgettable travel experience for those looking to explore a lesser-known destination in Central America.

Nicaragua Immunization Recommendations and Requirements

Before traveling, make sure you are up-to-date on all of your routine immunizations including influenza and COVID-19. Note that many vaccines that are now considered "routine" were not available until recent decades so you may not have received them at all, depending on your age and other factors. 

Infants, 6 to 11 months old should receive one dose of MMR and Hepatitis A prior to visiting Nicaragua. This does not count toward routine childhood immunizations.

Talk to a travel health specialist

At Away Clinic we specialize in getting travelers ready for their trips to the world's most exotic destinations. We would be glad to assist you at the following locations:

To set up an appointment, see our self-scheduling page, call us at (480) 712-8865‬, or email us

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