Guatemala & Beyond

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 9 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 15+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Antigua, Guatemala
  • Ends Granada, Costa Rica
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Cover four different countries on this epic Latin adventure. With a local leader helping you out with an informal Spanish lesson, you’ll be ordering your own ‘cerveza’ and chatting with locals in no time.
  • Discover Central America – a land of mysterious Maya ruins, active volcanoes, idyllic beaches and emerald jungles – with plenty of independence and the freedom to choose your own adventure.
  • Experience an El Salvador of the past in the colonial town of Suchitoto, before hitting the waves and savouring the present on the blacksand beaches of El Cuco.
  • Absorb the nonstop buzz of Leon – a Nicaraguan centre of vibrant murallined streets, fiery debate in the plazas, eclectic art galleries and a pulsating nightlife.
The Guatemala & Beyond tour starts in Antigua and ends in Granada. The Guatemala & Beyond tour is an explorer tour that takes 9 days. You will travel through Copan, El Cuco, Granada and 3 other destinations visiting Costa Rica, Nicaragua and 2 more countries. This is a guided small group tour. The tour includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Stroll along striking black-sand beaches and through steamy tropical rainforests as you mosey your way around Central America. This is a trip full of outdoors adventure and local know-how. Whether you're shopping in colonial Antigua, exploring the intricately carved structures at Copan or relaxing by the sea in El Salvador, get local insight with likeminded travellers during this incredible nine-day Lonely Planet Experience, powered by Intrepid. It’s colourful, it’s local and it’s unforgettable – get ready for a Central American fiesta.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT INTREPID TRAVEL
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  • Ago
  • From Estonia
  • On Feb 10 2020
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5 - Excellent
  • Saqera
  • From UAE
  • On Oct 02 2018
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5 - Excellent
  • Michael
  • From Canada
  • On Nov 27 2019
“What an adventure through Cambodia and Vietnam. Culturally immersive. Organization-wise, excellent. Had a great time and wish I could do the tour agai. Recommended.”
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
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotel (8 nights)
Meals
  • 1 Lunch
Transport
  • Private vehicle , Local bus , Taxi
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 orientation walk
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Antigua and from Granada 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 Guatemala & Beyond 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 Guatemala & Beyond 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 13 November 2020 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Guatemala & Beyond 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 Guatemala & Beyond 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:
  • This trip involves some long travel days, especially on Day 7 from El Cuco to Leon with a 9-hour overland journey. Although this can be tiresome, it's a great opportunity to sit back, enjoy the passing scenery and to bond with your fellow travellers. This is a real Central American adventure, after all.
  • As this trip covers destinations across four countries, you'll need to make several border crossings. While these are usually straightforward, please prepare to be patient while local authorities process papers.
  • Central America is tropical, so expect a hot and humid climate. Make sure you protect yourself from the sun, wear comfortable, light clothing and stay hydrated – especially when out on walking tours.
  • There are many opportunities to get active on this adventure. Some of the optional activities, especially the volcano hikes, require a moderate level of fitness and sturdy walking shoes. If you'd prefer to take it easy, however, there are plenty of other things you can do instead. Your local leader will be able to recommend activities to suit your fitness level.
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