Itinerary

Days 1-2 Mexico City

Jump-start this adventure amid the thrilling contrasts of Mexico's capital, Mexico City.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2

Days 3-4 Puebla

Bargain at the bustling markets of Puebla or hike through lush volcanic scenery.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2

Days 5-7 Oaxaca

From the worm in the mezcal bottle to chocolate grasshoppers, cuisine in the Oaxaca region is always an adventure.
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Days 8-9 San Cristobal de las Casas

See it all, from the steamy lowlands to the sparkling highlands of Chiapas.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2

Days 10-11 Palenque

Discover riotous wildlife, thick jungle and the enchanting Palenque ruins.
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Days 12-13 Merida

Arrive in the 'White City' of Merida on the Yucatan Peninsula, the perfect place to head out on explorations of the ruins of Uxmal.
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Days 14-15 Chichen Itza/Playa del Carmen

Marvel at the Mayan ruins and pyramid of Chichen Itza or relax beachside at Playa del Carmen.
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Days 16-17 Tulum

Catch sunset from the beachside Mayan ruins of Tulum or relax on the pristine white sands.
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Days 18-19 Caye Caulker

Swim, dive or just chill on the beach along the coast of Belize at Caye Caulker.
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Days 20-21 San Ignacio

From the San Ignacio ruins and jungle walks to waterfalls and tubing, the wilds of Belize beckon.
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Days 22-23 Flores/Tikal

Enjoy a slice of island life on Lake Peten Itza and be sure not to miss the ruins of Tikal.
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Days 24-25 Rio Dulce

Explore a rubber plantation or go boating on the lake.
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Day 26 Antigua

Travel to Antigua and grab a tamale before exploring the cobblestone streets and volcanic outskirts.
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Day 27 San Jorge La Laguna/Chichicastenango

Sample Guatemalan life on a homestay in San Jorge. While here, opt to board a boat to nearby Chichicastenango to snaffle a bargain at its famous market.
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Day 28 Panajachel/Chichicastenango

Set on the banks of the vast Lake Atitlan, Panajachel is a great jumping off point for a host of outdoor activities. Also take the opportunity to experience the traditional Mayan culture, which is still practised by Panajachel residents.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Days 29-30 Antigua

Return to Antigua and gaze over plumes of smoke rising from the Pacaya Volcano.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2

Days 31-32 Copan

Try to solve the mystery of the Copan ruins in this long-abandoned Mayan city.
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Days 33-35 Roatan Island

Discover powdery shores lapped by crystal-blue waters on the Honduras island of Roatan - pure beachside bliss.
ACCOM: Hotel - 3

Day 36 Comayagua

Swap island life for the charm of Honduras' old capital.
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Days 37-38 Granada

Explore colonial buildings and wild volcanic landscapes in Granada, Nicaragua's oldest city.
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Days 39-40 Ometepe Island

Flanked by volcanic peaks rising from Lake Nicaragua, Ometepe is both beautiful and otherworldly.
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Days 41-42 Monteverde

Arrive in Costa Rica's energetic Monteverde. Zip lining is an option for the adrenaline seekers; otherwise there is birdwatching, mountain biking or take a rainforest canopy walk.
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Days 43-44 La Fortuna/Arenal Volcano National Park

Rejuvenate weary limbs in La Fortuna hot springs overlooking glowing Arenal volcano.
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Days 45-46 San Jose

Enjoy the buzz of San Jose and chat with locals in one of the city's many plazas.
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Days 47-49 Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Catch a local bus to exotic Puerto Viejo de Talamanca. Join an optional visit to Cahuita National Park, which abounds with weird and wonderful wildlife from sloths and snakes to kingfishers and howler monkeys, or grab a board and do some surfing.
ACCOM: Hotel - 3

Days 50-52 Isla Bastimentos

Cross the border to Bocas del Toro in Panama. Enjoy the slow pace of laidback Bocas del Toro - a haven that has resisted overdevelopment to retain its small-town charm. This tropical jungle region is gifted with coral islands and beautiful beaches so use free time to snorkel or swim in clear, blue waters. Divers will appreciate the underwater beauty on offer and surfers can take advantage of the waves.
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Days 53-54 Boquete

Journey to Boquete to soak up the fresh air and pristine beauty of this peaceful mountain town. Why not visit a local coffee plantation for an insight into Panama's coffee production.
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Days 55-56 Santa Catalina

Travel to the remote fishing village of Santa Catalina. This unspoilt paradise is known for its world-class surfing, scuba diving, and fishing - all great ways to make the most of this idyllic area.
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Days 57-58 Panama City

Ride to Panama City on a local bus. Enjoy free time exploring this fascinating city or join an optional excursion to view one of the world's greatest engineering marvels, the iconic Panama Canal.
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