Ticuantepe is a very young town since he officially founded in 1974 and the name is the Nahuatl derived tetl-cua-tepetl, which means hill of stones.

Ticuantepe is located towards Masaya from Managua, close to the big city, just 14 km distant, which normalizes the economic activity of most of its habitants are working daily in Managua.

Interestingly this municipality has been characterized by medioambental protection and wildlife and is famous for hosting the National Zoo, the Montibelli Nature Reserve and Nature Reserve Chocoyero.

Ticuantepe has its own microclimate that makes it very nice and allows us to disconnect from the hot Managua. In the center of town is an archaeological museum and several parks to visit.

In the town there are many restaurants, both roadside and urban center as well as hostels and hotels.

*Useful phones*Major: 22797012

Hospital: 22799657

National Police: 22798083


Take Masaya Highway until you reach a roundabout at km 14 with a detour to -duly señalizado- Ticuantepe.

To arrive by bus should take any bus going towards Masaya, get off this roundabout, and then take any taxi or local bus to the town. Masaya buses can be taken off at the UCA.