Central American Journey

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 17 days
  • tour type Group Tour
  • age requirement 15+ years old
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  • Starts Antigua, Costa Rica
  • Ends San Jose
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HIGHLIGHTS
  • The stars of this trip are the dramatic landscapes of Central America. Think active volcanoes, idyllic beaches and emerald jungles
  • Quaint Suchitoto is a contemporary arts hub with a colonial facade. Flowerstudded balconies, galleries housed in 19thcentury buildings and a lake frequented by thousands of local birds – this little town is a real heartsnatcher
  • Stray off the beaten track in El Cuco, where the darksand beaches are secluded and the surf breaks are gentle and reliable
  • Nicaragua is often neglected by travellers in favour of its neighbours, but their loss is your gain! Travel through Central America’s largest country (and one of our favourites) and discover towns untouched by tourism
The Central American Journey trip starts in Antigua and ends in San Jose. The Central American Journey trip is a cultural, religious and historic sites tour that takes 17 days. You will travel through Suchitoto, Antigua, Leon and 7 other destinations visiting Panama, El Salvador and 3 more countries. This is a guided small group tour. The trip includes accommodation, transport and others.

From tropical cloud forests alive with jungle melodies to vast freshwater lakes and active volcanoes, this pocket of Central America is a pure, unrefined paradise. Whether you’re relaxing beneath shaggy palms on a dark-sand beach in El Cuco, spotting colourful birds perched on the colonial facades of Suchitoto, standing in the shadow of mighty Arenal Volcano or spotting sloths among the canopy of Monteverde, this 17-day Central American journey through Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Costa Rica is perfect for those who like their adventures 'la forma natural' (the natural way).
Customer reviews about Intrepid Travel
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 83 reviews
Jean's review for another Intrepid Travel tour
5 - Excellent
  • Jean
  • From USA
  • On Sep 02 2019
“This was the absolute best trip ever. I’ve traveled many times. I have to say this was one of the best experiences and adventures of all. Our skipper, Rita was simply amazing. The best! Wonderful skipper, skilled sailor, knowledgeable, so friendly, helpful, genuinely caring of her boat mates. She’s a dream to sail with! If anyone sails, I’d highly recommend requesting her.”
Review for another Intrepid Travel tour
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • From Argentina
  • On Nov 21 2018
“Full intinerary with touristy and off the beaten paths places.
Plenty to see and greatly organized.
Incredible guide who took us through a lot of the culture, history and day-to-day of this unique country.
Some infrastructure limitations, but nothing too bad when it comes to these unusual territories.”
Review for another Intrepid Travel tour
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • From USA
  • On Mar 03 2019
“My wife and I are over 75 years old, but fit. We hiked and climbed Mayan pyramids, swam and trekked through an underground cave, snorkeled and dove reefs and shopped and dined in local markets. We took some extra trips, but passed on those, such as scaling an active volcano, that were not our cup of tea. By car, van, bus, boat, bike and foot, the adventure was always interesting. The tour guide handled all arrangements and ironed out the occasional glitch. However, he would arrange for local guides who had regional knowledge and views. We met many typical residents of three countries and interacted with them on a close and personal level.”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Antigua
  • Day 2: Copan
  • Day 3: Suchitoto
  • Day 4: Suchitoto
  • Day 5: 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
WHAT'S INCLUDED Download PDF Brochure
Accommodation
  • Hotel (14 nights), Lodge (2 nights)
Transport
  • Private vehicle , Public bus , Local bus , Taxi , Private boat , Shared boat , Ferry
Included Activities
  • Suchitoto - Leader led walking tour
  • Leon - Leader led walking tour
  • Granada - Leader-led walking tour
  • Monteverde - Leader led walking tour
  • La Fortuna - Leader led walking tour
  • San Jose - Leader-led walking tour
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Antigua and from San Jose 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 Central American Journey tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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GOOD TO KNOW
Payment

A deposit of 400 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 57 days before departure. For any departures within 11 January 2020 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Central American Journey 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 Central American Journey 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.

CANCELLATION No additional cancellation fees apply for this Central American Journey tour. You can cancel the tour up to 58 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 57 days of departure.
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