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Antigua to Panama City Overview
- 2012-01-01 - 2013-12-31
Discover Central America on this exciting tour from Antigua to Panama City
Journey through the thumping heart of this vibrant string of countries on a never-to-be-forgotten Central American adventure. If the stunning natural landscapes and diverse flora and fauna don’t inspire, then the volcanic regions and ancient Mayan ruins surely will. Whether snorkelling off the coast of an idyllic Caribbean island, exploring jungle trails or pottering around the streets of an architecturally stunning colonial city, this Antigua to Panama City trip is packed with such a diverse array of experiences there will is sure to be something for everyone. Travelling through Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama, the sights, sounds, food and flavours will leave even the most seasoned of explorers with the inimitable and enchanting taste of Central America on their lips.
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Discover the cobbled streets of Antigua and perhaps head out of the city to climb up Pacaya, the area’s active volcano.
Discover the verdant forest and biological diversity of stunning El Imposible National Park, complete with pumas, tigrillos and black crested eagles.
Experience amazing views of surrounding volcanoes and countryside in Cerro Verde National Park.
Wander the colourful streets of Suchitoto, which are lined cobblestone roads that lead to beautiful whitewashed houses.
Get up close to the ancient ruins of Copan, one of Honduras’s most striking Mayan sites.
Relax in the blissful, crystal-clear waters of Roatan Island, home to gorgeous beaches, intriguing mangroves and the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, second in size only to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.
Visit Lake Yojoa, where an overnight lakeside camp is the ideal opportunity to take in the surroundings.
Enter Nicaragua and head to the university town of Leon, peppered with derelict buildings and walls adorned with political murals and graffiti.
Experience the wondrous crater and lava flows belonging to the active volcano in the heart of the Masaya National Park.
Explore the oldest city of the ‘new world’, Granada, which is rich in colonial history and a beautiful place to visit.
Cross Lake Nicaragua, Central America’s largest lake, to Isla Ometepe, where two volcanoes, lush vegetation and a wide range of wildlife await.
See Arenal Volcano’s glowing lava flow at night, and marvel at this beautiful area's majesty during the day.
Stay within the rainforest at Costa Rica’s Monteverde, and perhaps witness some of the diverse local flora and fauna during a visit to the Cloud Forest Reserve.
Pay a visit to the capital of Costa Rica, San Jose, and get to know its intriguing neighbourhoods, vibrant markets and lively nightlife.
Sleep in cabins set within the jungle in Manuel Antonio National Park, embarking on jungle walks, relaxing on palm-lined beaches or swimming in cerulean waters.
Panama’s ‘wonderland’, Chiriqui, which offers activities like rafting, hiking and volcano walks, as well as pristine beaches and lush tropical forests.
An ideal opportunity to relax, swim in the lovely Pacific Ocean and camp by the beach before heading to Panama City.
Visit the Panama Canal with enough time left to explore the city’s colourful neighbourhoods and soak up the last of the Central American atmosphere.
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