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Central American Explorer CAE

Tour Duration 25 Days

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Central American Adventure Holiday

From verdant rainforests to smouldering volcanoes and long sandy beaches, Central America is one of the world's most magnificent regions. On this exhilarating adventure we see the highlights of Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua,Honduras and Guatemala

Tour Highlights

  • Panama Canal - One of the modern wonders of the world
  • Bocas De Toro - Beautiful Caribbean archipelago
  • Monteverde - Cloudforest reserve, home of the Resplendent Quetzal
  • Ometepe Island - Twin volcanic peaks rising from Lake Nicaragua
  • Leon and Granada - Beautiful colonial cities, historically rivals for the title capital of Nicaragua
  • Roatan Island - Spectacular reefs and stunning beaches
  • Copan - Famous Maya ceremonial centre
  • Antigua - One of the finest colonial cities in Central America


Itineraries on some departure dates may differ, please select.

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  • 1
    Join tour in Panama City (Panama)

  • 2
    Panama Canal visit; afternoon free to explore the city

  • 3
    Public bus to David then head to Boquete

  • 4
    Drive and boat to the Bocas del Toro Archipelago

  • 5
    In Bocas del Toro, optional boat trip around the islands

  • 6
    Journey to Sarapiqui (Costa Rica)

  • 7
    Travel to Arenal; optional evening bathe in hot springs

  • 8
    Drive to Monteverde Cloudforest Reserve via Arenal Volcano

  • 9
    Guided reserve walk; optional canopy tour and night walk

  • 10
    Transfer to Rincon de la Vieja and visit the national park

  • 11
    Free day; options include walking or a canyon climb

  • 12
    Travel to Ometepe (Nicaragua); optional walks

  • 13
    Free day to discover Ometepe Island

  • 14
    Journey to the mainland and head to Granada

  • 15
    In Granada; free day to explore the colonial city

  • 16
    Drive to Leon via Masaya market; tour of Leon on arrival

  • 17
    Transfer to Tegucigalpa then fly to Roatan (Honduras)

  • 18
    On Roatan, choose to relax on beaches, kayak or snorkel

  • 19
    Free day; go for walks or visit botanical gardens

  • 20
    Head back to the mainland and travel to Copan Ruinas

  • 21
    Visit the UNESCO Site of Copan, free afternoon

  • 22
    Drive to Antigua (Guatemala); walking tour of the town

  • 23
    Free day to explore Antigua

  • 24
    In Antigua; choose to visit Chichicastenango or Panajachel

  • 25
    Tour ends Antigua

Tour notes

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Central American Explorer
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Included meals 9 0 0
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Bus, Flight, Ferry
24 nights Standard Hotel
Tour Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader, Local Guide(s), Boat Crew
Group Size
Generally 12 - 18