Amazing Central America Overview
- 2011-01-01 - 2014-12-31
Travel through Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama
Get ready for a fast-paced tour through the best of Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama. From oceans teeming with marine life to cloud forests alive with jungle melodies, this pocket of Central America is something of a natural paradise. Whether you're shopping in colonial Antigua, exploring the intricately carved Copan ruins, diving into the crystal blue waters of Honduras' Roatan Islands or bopping to a rumba beat in Panama City, you'll get a wonderful insight into Central America during this incredible adventure.
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Declared a World Heritage site due to its well-preserved buildings, Antigua is a bewitching city sheltered between three volcanoes with wonderful food and atmospheric streets.
The southernmost of the great Mayan sites for which Central America is famed, the ancient ruins of Copan feature huge carved faces staring out from ancient walls.
Roatan Island is one of the famous Bay Islands - an archipelago of coral islands set in the Caribbean known for their laidback atmosphere and amazing underwater treasures.
Picturesque colonial beauty meets modern life in Comayagua. This historic political centre has a wealth of Spanish Colonial architecture, including some of Central America's most impressive churches.
Oozing with colonial charm, Granada is the oldest city of the 'New World' - it was founded on the shores of Lake Nicaragua in 1524.
Beautifully located within Lake Nicaragua, Ometepe Island is formed by two volcanoes which rise from the lake. Its hourglass shape is home to great beaches, fascinating petroglyphs and diverse wildlife.
Monteverde's Cloud Forest Reserve is a true nature lover's paradise. Lush, green and teeming with colourful butterflies, unique plants and exotic creatures.
Sitting in the shadow of Costa Rica's majestic Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna offers steaming hot springs and endless outdoor activities.
With over half the country's population living within its parameters, San Jose is a bustling city with lively markets, intriguing museums and a dynamic atmosphere.
A small town on the beautiful Caribbean coast, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca is located near Cahuita National Park - home to a weird and wonderful array of wildlife.
Just one of the beautiful islands which make up the Carribean haven of Bocas del Toro, Isla Bastimentos is gifted with a laidback atmosphere, coral reefs and stunning beaches.
Boquete's fresh air and picturesque mountain setting makes it one of Panama's top destinations for nature and outdoor lovers.
The remote fishing village of Santa Catalina is an unspoilt paradise - surf, fish, snorkel or scuba dive to make the most of this idyllic location.
From the massive locks of the Panama Canal to the historical Casco Viejo district, Panama City offers a wealth of eclectic sights to explore.
Amazing Central America Reviews
Our Amazing Central America trips score an average of 4.5 out of 5 based on 2 reviews in the last year.
Amazing Central America, November 2012
Varied tour with some fantastic sights. Not too strenuous but a few long travel days. We were a bit disappointed with Costa Rica, not seeing as much wildlife as we'd expected.By contrast, Nicaragua and Panama were better than we'd expected.
Review submitted 11 Jan 2013
Amazing Central America, October 2012
An OK holiday saved multiple times by a great tour leader. We had one particularly negative traveller and multiple high maintenance ones. Rafael did well calmly and patiently smoothing out these peoples rediculous problems that were totally out of li
Review submitted 22 Dec 2012
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