Solo travel holidays in Central America with Explore
Bridging the gap between North America and South America, Central America is made up of seven countries, each unique and welcoming to solo travellers who are keen to try something new and exciting.
Surrounded by the Pacific and Atlantic oceans, Central America’s tropical climate has helped shape lush rainforest landscapes and mountains for outdoor lovers to enjoy, whilst the unique ancient history of the region provides a fascinating cultural experience you won’t forget in a hurry.
Whilst Central America is still fairly new and largely untouched by tourism, it welcomes visitors with its vast number of cities, historical sites and natural wonders to take in and with Explore group adventure trips, getting around to see it all is easy and stress free.
History and Sight-Seeing
The influence of Mayan culture is extremely prominent in Central America, and Explore offer a number of tours which will take you to some of the most iconic temples and monuments from this era. Chichen Itza as well as lesser known metropolis’ of Tikal, Copan and Xunantunich are all within reach and provide a fascinating glimpse into Central America’s ancient past.
Our Discover Belize tour combines a trip to Guatemala and Belize, covering exploration into the lost civilisations of the region with a chance to also view the exotic wildlife and nature that defines the local landscapes. This fast paced trip ends with an opportunity to unwind on the island of Caye Caulker to snorkel and swim in the warm waters of the Carribean Sea; the perfect way end an action packed expedition.
Meanwhile The Kingdom of The Maya tour takes you across three borders from Guatemala’s city of Antigua, through to Honduras and Mexico for a fully immersive adventure as you delve into ancient Maya territory to uncover some of the best preserved sites in Central America.
On our Highlights of Central America tour, you can enjoy the rich history of the Maya alongside Central America’s flourishing modern culture. Discover charming colonial towns in Nicaragua and El Savador or venture to the busy markets of Guatemala, where you’ll be able to purchase tokens of your trips and chat with the friendly locals. Solo travellers can also cruise Lake Atitlan and Lake Suchitlan where you can gain a close up view of the local wildlife and a 30-metre high waterfall in the form of Cascada Los Tercios.