Amazing Central America

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 29 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 15+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Antigua, Guatemala
  • Ends Panama City, Panama
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  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date within 30 days of departure.
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Experience an El Salvador of the past in the colonial Suchitoto, before savouring the blissful present on the blacksand beaches along its Pacific Coast.
  • Hike, cycle or zipline through the steamy cloud forest of Monteverde in Costa Rica. Discover a lush environment filled with hundreds of mammal, bird and plant species.
  • Dial the relaxation up a notch with three nights on Isla Colon, Panama. Use your base in Bocas del Toro to explore mangroves, snorkel with turtles and chill on white beaches.
  • Waterfalls, wildflowers, hot springs and mountains – beautiful Boquete has it all. Choose to tour a coffee plantation, ride a bike along a river or take a relaxing walk through the forest.
Starting in Antigua and ending in Panama City, the Amazing Central America trip is a guided explorer tour that takes 29 days. You will visit Antigua, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, El Cuco and 13 other destinations in 6 different countries. Amazing Central America is a small group trip which will include accommodation, transport, meals and others. See below for further details.

Get ready for a 29-day Lonely Planet Experience through Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama, powered by Intrepid. From oceans teeming with marine life to tropical forests alive with jungle melodies, this pocket of Central America is truly a natural paradise. Whether you're shopping in colonial Antigua, exploring the intricately carved structures at Copan or taking a night hike up an active volcano at La Fortuna, this trip gives you real insight into the heart and soul of Central America.
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ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Antigua
  • Day 2: Copan
  • Day 3: Suchitoto
  • Day 4: Suchitoto
  • Day 5: San Miguel / El Cuco
  • Day 6: El Cuco
  • Day 7: Leon
  • Day 8: Granada
  • Day 9: Granada
  • Day 10: Ometepe Island
  • Day 11: Ometepe Island
  • Day 12: Monteverde
  • Day 13: Monteverde
  • Day 14: La Fortuna
  • Day 15: La Fortuna
  • Day 16: San Jose
  • Day 17: San Jose
  • Day 18: Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Day 19: Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Day 20: Bocas del Toro/Isla Colon
  • Day 21: Bocas del Toro/Isla Colon
  • Day 22: Bocas del Toro/Isla Colon
  • Day 23: Boquete
  • Day 24: Boquete
  • Day 25: Santa Catalina
  • Day 26: Santa Catalina
  • Day 27: Panama City
  • Day 28: Panama City
  • Day 29: Panama City
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotel (22 nights), Lodge (2 nights), Hostel Multishare (2 nights), Hostel (2 nights)
Meals
  • 1 Lunch
Transport
  • Private vehicle , Public bus , Local bus , Taxi , Shared boat , Ferry
Guide
  • An expert tour leader
Included Activities
  • Leader-led Informal Spanish Lesson
  • Copan - Archeological site (entrance fee and transport, no guide)
  • Suchitoto - Leader led walking tour
  • San Miguel - Salvadoran Pupusa cooking demonstration
  • Leon - Leader led walking tour
  • Monteverde - Leader led walking tour
  • La Fortuna - Leader led walking tour
  • San Jose - Leader-led walking tour
  • Puerto Viejo - Leader-led orientation bicycle ride
  • Boquete - Leader-led orientation walk
  • Panama City - Leader-led walk along part of the Cinta Costera (Causeway) including a visit to the Fish Market
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Antigua and from Panama City are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Amazing Central America tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Amazing Central America tour. You can cancel the tour up to 24 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 23 days of departure.

Payment

A deposit of 400 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 23 days before departure. For any departures within 17 November 2020 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Amazing Central America tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Amazing Central America tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Is this trip right for you:
  • Central America is a big place. In order to see as much as we can, this trip includes some long days spent travelling. Please read the itinerary carefully for travel time estimates.
  • You’ll be crossing the borders between seven countries on this trip and while the process is usually straightforward, you may need to be patient. Make sure you’ve got your best car game ready in case of any delays!
  • Is it hot in here? The weather in tropical Central America can be sticky. Pack light, comfortable clothes and carry plenty of water.
  • Some of the optional activities on this adventure require a moderate level of fitness, especially the volcano hikes. If you want to take it easy, there are plenty of relaxing things you can do instead. 
  • There will be times when you have to walk with your luggage, and for this reason, we recommend packing light and using a backpack or something easy to carry.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene global standardised protocols have been adopted.
  • Departures will be limited to an average group size of 10 travellers to ensure COVID-19 safety for all travellers.
  • Hygiene protocols have been adopted on this tour. Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing, physical distancing is highly encouraged, and frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected.
  • Distancing measures have been implemented to safeguard against COVID-19.
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