Mexico City to Panama City Overview

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      USD $3,850
      CAD $3,930
      AUD $4,015
      EUR €2,930
      GBP £2,400
      NZD $4,755
      ZAR R36,505
      CHF FR3,440
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      USD $1,600
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      USD $50 Honduras airport tax
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      USD $3,850
      CAD $3,930
      AUD $4,015
      EUR €2,930
      GBP £2,400
      NZD $4,755
      ZAR R36,505
      CHF FR3,440
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Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Discover Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama

As far as ultimate Central American adventures go, this trip from Mexico to Panama ticks all the boxes. Starting in Mexico City, the tour ventures down through Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and finally to Panama. Loaded with culture, history, architecture and bountiful nature, this incredible Central American adventure will leave you breathless. This exciting itinerary may be full of trekking up volcanoes, exploring vibrant cities, kayaking down emerald rivers, snorkelling over reefs and taking part in all manor of outdoor and cultural activities, but there is also a great balance of down time too, with beaches, forests and unspoilt nature to be enjoyed and relaxed in. So if you’re after a life-affirming, awe-inspiring and never-to-be-forgotten adventure, then this epic trip is it.

  • Be left awestruck by the ruined city of Palenque
  • Enjoy three nights in the colonial town of San Cristobal de Las Casas
  • Explore the charming colonial city of Antigua
  • Get adventurous in San Ignacio, Belize’s adventure capital
  • Go on a spending spree at Chichicastenango’s markets
  • Learn the history of the clifftop Maya-Toltec ruins at Tulum
  • Stay with a Guatemalan family in Totonicapan
  • View ancient Mayan ruins in Mexico

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Mexico City, Mexico
  • Finish:

    Panama City, Panama
  • Group size:

    Min 4 , Max 22
  • Ages:

    Min 18
  • Meals:

    All meals when camping
  • Accommodation:

    Cabin (2 nts), Camping (with basic facilities) (2 nts), Camping (with facilities) (22 nts), Guesthouse (8 nts), Hotel (19 nts)
  • Transport:

    Boat, Overland vehicle, Plane
  • Included activities:

    Chichen Itza ruins, Chichicastenango Market, Guided tour of ruins, Oaxaca - Monte Alban Ruins, Palenque - Misol-Ha and Agua Azul waterfalls, Palenque ruins entrance fee, Panama City - Visit to the Panama Canal, San Cristobal de las Casas - Sumidero Canyon, Tikal Ruins and National Park, Tulum - Ruins, Turtle watching, Playa La Flor, Visit to Manos Amigas, Yaxchilan Ruins

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    808kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    Please note that this trip requires minimum numbers to depart, and may be cancelled up until 56 days prior to departure. The places showing on the dates and availability page are an indication only so please contact Intrepid to check if your preferred date will depart before making any final arrangements, such as booking non-changeable flights.

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    USD $3,850
    CAD $3,930
    AUD $4,015
    EUR €2,930
    GBP £2,400
    NZD $4,755
    ZAR R36,505
    CHF FR3,440
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    USD $50 Honduras airport tax
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    USD $3,850
    CAD $3,930
    AUD $4,015
    EUR €2,930
    GBP £2,400
    NZD $4,755
    ZAR R36,505
    CHF FR3,440
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    USD $70
    CAD $71
    AUD $73
    EUR €53
    GBP £43
    NZD $86
    ZAR R663
    CHF FR62
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About Belize , Costa Rica , El Salvador , Guatemala , Honduras , Mexico , Nicaragua , Panama

Mexico City to Panama City Summary

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Day 1 Mexico

Spend time exploring the sights and sounds of intriguing Mexico City. Perhaps check out the pyramids of Teotihuacan or get out among the city’s vibrant nightlife.

Days 2-3 Oaxaca

Enjoy staying at a traditional posada. Take a look around the resplendent colonial city of Oaxaca before taking a guided tour around the Zapotec Ruins.

Days 4-6 San Cristobal De Las Casas

Stay in a family run hotel and enjoy a boat trip down the Sumidero Canyon during a stay in the lovely San Cristobel de las Casas.

Day 7 Yaxchilan

Pay a visit to the Mayan ruins of Yaxchilan before hopping aboard a boat to see the impressive murals of Bonampak.

Days 8-9 Palenque

Encounter the waterfalls of Agua Azul and Misol-Ha en route to Palenque, where the sight of this incredible, ruined city rising from the jungle is truly something to behold.

Day 10 Merida

As the state capital of Yucatan, Merida boasts thriving markets and a bustling nightlife.

Day 11 Chichen Itza

A short drive to Chichen Itza reveals one of the most spectacular Mayan sites in Central America, where the daily light and sound show is sure to impress.

Days 12-13 Tulum

Reach the Caribbean Coast for some blissful camping on a remote beach near Xpu Ha. Then, venture to the alluring clifftop ruins of Maya-Toltec.

Days 14-17 Caye Caulker

Wave goodbye to Mexico as a boat trip moves on to Caye Caulker in Belize. Relaxing to the max is compulsory on this idyllic Caribbean island.

Days 18-19 San Ignacio

Head to the Belize mainland, where there’s time to have a nosey around Belize City before moving on to San Ignacio – a beautiful town with lots of outdoor activities to enjoy or a place to simply relax.

Day 20 Tikal

Drive across to Guatemala and be dumbstruck by the Mayan ruins of Tikal, with its temples hiding among the tropical jungle.

Day 21 Poptun

Get to know what local life is like in Guatemala while spending time on a working farm in Poptun.

Day 22 Livingston

Soak up the unique Caribbean feel of the town and enjoy a splash in the local hot pools.

Day 23 San Andres Itzapa

Jump aboard another boat and travel along the Rio Dulce to arrive in San Andres Itzapa where we spend the night at a community project assisting victims of domestic violence.

Days 24-26 Panajachel/Lake Atitlan/Chichicastenango

Soak up the atmosphere of Panajachel, which is situated on the shores of the beautiful Lake Atitlan. Perhaps embark on an optional boat trip around the lake that takes in the surrounding villages. The following day, visit Chichicastenango and its fantastic, multi-coloured market.

Days 27-28 Antigua

Appreciate the last couple of days in Guatemala by delving into the charms and wonder of Antigua.

Days 29-30 El Imposible National Park

Discover the verdant forest and biological diversity of stunning El Imposible National Park, complete with pumas, tigrillos and black crested eagles.

Day 31 Cerro Verde National Park

Experience amazing views of surrounding volcanoes and countryside in Cerro Verde National Park.

Day 32 Suchitoto

Wander the colourful streets of Suchitoto, which are lined cobblestone roads that lead to beautiful whitewashed houses.

Days 33-34 Copan

Get up close to the ancient ruins of Copan, one of Honduras’s most striking Mayan sites.

Days 35-37 Roatan Island

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.

Day 38 Lake Yojoa

Visit Lake Yojoa, where an overnight lakeside camp is the ideal opportunity to take in the surroundings.

Day 39 Leon

Enter Nicaragua and head to the university town of Leon, peppered with derelict buildings and walls adorned with political murals and graffiti.

Day 40 Masaya National Park

Experience the wondrous crater and lava flows belonging to the active volcano in the heart of the Masaya National Park.

Day 41 Granada

Explore the oldest city of the ‘new world’, Granada, which is rich in colonial history and a beautiful place to visit.

Days 42-43 Ometepe Island

Cross Lake Nicaragua, Central America’s largest lake, to Isla Ometepe, where two volcanoes, lush vegetation and a wide range of wildlife await.

Days 44-45 La Fortuna/Arenal Volcano National Park

See Arenal Volcano’s glowing lava flow at night, and marvel at this beautiful area's majesty during the day.

Days 46-47 Monteverde

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.

Day 48 San Jose

Pay a visit to the capital of Costa Rica, San Jose, and get to know its intriguing neighbourhoods, vibrant markets and lively nightlife.

Days 49-50 Manuel Antonio National Park

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.
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    • QDOYC
    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $3,850
      CAD $3,930
      AUD $4,015
      EUR €2,930
      GBP £2,400
      NZD $4,755
      ZAR R36,505
      CHF FR3,440
    • Kitty tool tip
      USD $1,600
      Extras tool tip
      USD $50 Honduras airport tax
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $3,850
      CAD $3,930
      AUD $4,015
      EUR €2,930
      GBP £2,400
      NZD $4,755
      ZAR R36,505
      CHF FR3,440
      *
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    • Overland
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‡ As our kitty is flexible the indicated amount is indicative only - please click here to view the kitty amount for your departure date.