Back Roads of Central America: Craters & Community Guesthouses

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 18 days
  • tour type Group Tour
  • age requirement 18-39 yrs
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  • Starts San José, Costa Rica
  • Ends Antigua Guatemala , Guatemala
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HIGHLIGHTS
  • Share a meal with local hosts in a G Adventuressupported community coop.
  • Bliss out on a remote Costa Rican beach.
  • Stroll through Antigua's colonial streets.
  • Explore Mayan ruins.
Start in San José and end in Antigua Guatemala, the trip Back Roads Of Central America is a guided explorer tour that takes 18 days. You will be touring through San Jose, Antigua, Monteverde and 5 other destinations in Costa Rica, Guatemala and El Salvador. Back Roads Of Central America is a small group trip which will include accommodation, transport, meals and others. Please check the package includes section for more details.

Take the road less travelled through Central America with other travellers your own age — so you can be sure to get down with other adventurers that’ll keep up. This is one of our most exciting trips, filled with breathtaking scenery — from tropical rainforests alive with jungle melodies to colonial cities bouncing to a decidedly more human beat. You'll blaze your own path as you discover a region of volcanoes, craters, beaches, and lush forests. Sticking to budget accommodation and public transport will keep costs down and keep you rooted in local life.
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  • Reinier
  • From New Zealand
  • On Jul 22 2018
“Excellent”
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5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • From Dutch
  • On Aug 21 2017
“Physically not easy at times (quite a bit of hiking and walking around with your backpack in the heat, and comfort levels are quite low both in overnight trains and hotels) but definitely rewarding. Would definitely recommend it to others.”
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5 - Excellent
  • Angela
  • From USA
  • On Feb 24 2019
“Excellent”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: San José
  • Day 2: San José/La Fortuna
  • Day 3: La Fortuna
  • Day 4: La Fortuna/Monteverde
  • Day 5: Monteverde
  • Day 6: Monteverde/Isla de Ometepe
  • Day 7: Isla de Ometepe
  • Day 8: Isla de Ometepe/Granada
  • Day 9: Granada
  • Day 10: Granada/Poneloya
  • Day 11: Poneloya
  • Day 12: Poneloya/Cerro Verde
  • Day 13: Cerro Verde
  • Day 14: Cerro Verde/Suchitoto
  • Day 15: Suchitoto/Copán
  • Day 16: Copán
  • Day 17: Copán/Antigua Guatemala
  • Day 18: Antigua Guatemala
WHAT'S INCLUDED Download PDF Brochure
Accommodation
  • Simple hotels/hostels (15 nts, most multi-share), glamping (2 nts).
Meals
  • 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners
    Note: Allow USD510-665 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Public bus, private vehicle, boat, plane, walking.
Staff & experts
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout.
Included activities
  • Your G for Good Moment: Life Monteverde Experience, Monteverde
  • Your Discover Moment: La Fortuna
  • Your Discover Moment: Monteverde
  • Orientation walk around Antigua
  • Beach time in Santa Teresa
  • Free time in La Fortuna, Monteverde, Cerro Verde and Suchitoto
  • Internal flight
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to San José and from Antigua Guatemala 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 Back Roads of Central America: Craters & Community Guesthouses 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 250 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 61 days before departure. For any departures within 18 January 2020 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Back Roads of Central America: Craters & Community Guesthouses 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 Back Roads of Central America: Craters & Community Guesthouses 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.

Other Practical Information
  • 1. Travel Style : 18-to-ThirtysomethingsFast, fresh, and fun adventures that never slow down, made for young, budget-minded travellers.
  • 2. Service Level : BasicSimple and clean hotels and hostels; affordable public and private transport; lots of optional activities.
  • 3. Physical Grading : 3 - AverageSome tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.
  • 4. Trip Type : Small GroupGroup trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip. Check individual trips for details.
CANCELLATION No additional cancellation fees apply for this Back Roads of Central America: Craters & Community Guesthouses tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.
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