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Central America discovery

Central America discovery

Central America discovery Overview

An epic overland journey through six Central America countries, including Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala.

Highlights include the Panama Canal, relaxing on the Bocas del Toro archipelago, seeing wildlife in the cloud forest of Monteverde National Park, Ometepe Island, Mayan ruins of Copán and colonial towns.

Itinerary

Day 1 Overnight in the capital.

Day 2 Explore Panama City and the Canal. Days 3 Head west to the highland town of Boquete.

Days 4 Travel to Colón Island.

Day 5 Bocas del Toro.

Day 6 Cross into Costa Rica and continue to the capital, San José.

Day 7 Explore the city independently or go white-water rafting.

Day 8-9 Visit the Monteverde cloud forest.

Days 10 Cross into Nicaragua.

Days 11,12 Ometepe Island.

Days 13 By boat and road to colonial Granada Days 14 Visit Masaya National Park.

Day 15 Travel to the former political hothouse of León.

Days 16,17 Bus through Honduras and into El Salvador to historic Suchitoto.

Days 18,19 Visit the Mayan ruins of Copán.

Days 20,21 Cross into Guatemala and continue to colonial Antigua.

Day 22 Depart for international flight or extension.

UK clients arrive home the following day.

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Reviews of this holiday

Central America discovery by PeterE, 29 Jul 2019
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Travelling by minibus and one plane between the four countries seeing Mayan ruins at for sites and finishing with a three ... read more

Central America discovery by VikingErik, 25 Nov 2018
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We travelled overland from Panama, through Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala - an exceptional insight into ... read more

Central America discovery by swebbews, 19 Nov 2018
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There were too many highlights to list here, but from the beautiful waters of the Caribbean at Bocas del Toro (Panama) to ... read more

Central America discovery by RH088, 22 Feb 2018
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Fast paced tour, generally very interesting. read more

Central America discovery by Mrs L P 17, 27 Jan 2018
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We visited Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador and Guatamala in a small guided group. read more

Central America discovery by JulieR, 18 Aug 2016
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I organised 2 back to back trips with JLA, one a tailor made trip to columbia, the second a small group tour (alcion) through ... read more

Central America discovery by Aura, 3 Apr 2016
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Well organised, comprehensive, sensitive to local cultures, with an excellent guide read more

Central America discovery by Aura, 3 Apr 2016
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Well organised, comprehensive, sensitive to local cultures, with an excellent guide read more

Central America discovery by The whisky man!, 31 Mar 2016
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We recently travelled with JLA on a trip across six countries of Central America covering 3000kms in 24 days in 11 hotels ... read more

Central America discovery by Magnet, 7 Mar 2016
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It was 3 weeks tour of Central America. It was classed as a Discovery tour which essentially was a 'no frills' tour. An ... read more

Overall Holiday Rating
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Reviews Submitted: 18
Reviews Accepted: 18
Reviews Rejected: 0
Central America discovery by PeterE, 29 Jul 2019
Traveller rating:

Travelling by minibus and one plane between the four countries seeing Mayan ruins at for sites and finishing with a three ... read more

Central America discovery by VikingErik, 25 Nov 2018
Traveller rating:

We travelled overland from Panama, through Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala - an exceptional insight into ... read more