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Cycle Nicaragua to the Panama Canal CNCP

Trip Duration 14 Days

Cycle Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama

This tour takes us cycling through some of the most beautiful scenery in Central America. We ride past smoking volcanoes, through cloud forest and around national parks. We also cycle by lakes and see the famous Panama Canal. En route we visit the volcanic island of Ometepe and the tropical islands of Bocas del Toro for a little relaxation.

Tour Highlights

  • Cycle Central America - An adventurous and exciting way to see the best of Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama
  • Ometepe Island - Bike around this traditional island with a perfect volcanic cone
  • Arenal Volcano - Cycle around the live volcano and expansive lake
  • Caribbean Islands - Relax in paradise on Bocas del Toro
  • Panama Canal - Cycle past ocean-going ships as they make their way between the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans


Itineraries on some departure dates may differ, please select.

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  • 1
    Tour starts in Granada

  • 2
    Cycle by Lake Nicaragua. Visit Masaya Volcano National Park

  • 3
    Cycle on Ometepe Island in Lake Nicaragua

  • 4
    Ride around Maderas Volcano

  • 5
    Over the border to Costa Rica

  • 6
    Cycle around Arenal Lake and Volcano

  • 7
    Free Day in La Fortuna

  • 8
    Cycle through the stunning Orosi Valley to Turrialba

  • 9
    Cycle to the Panamanian border. On to Bocas del Toro idyllic islands

  • 10
    Free day on Bocas del Toro. Optional snorkel, boat trip...

  • 11
    Drive over the continental divide and ride on to Santiago

  • 12
    Cycle through farmland and ranches. Drive on to Panama City

  • 13
    Visit Panama Canal. Cycle along the Amador causeway

  • 14
    Tour ends in Panama City

Trip notes

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Cycle Nicaragua to the Panama Canal
Why Book this trip
Unlike many other operators, we include the hire of your bike in the overall cost of the holiday: you don't need to bring your own or pay extra to hire one locally. We also provide a support vehicle, spare parts and take care of day to day bike maintenance. All you need bring is your own helmet.
Included meals 13 0 0
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Bus, Boat, Bicycle
11 nights Standard Hotel
2 nights Premium Hotel
Trip Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader / Cycle guide
Cycling Information
On this tour we cycle 286 km over nine days (an average of 32 km per day) with further optional rides available. The terrain is often undulating to mountainous. 95% of the route is on tarmac roads in reasonably good condition while 5% is ridden on dirt or gravel roads which are rough at times. A support vehicle is available throughout the tour (except on days 3, 4 and 5). We have graded the route as moderate to challenging.
Included Bike
27 gear mountain bikes with front suspension
Group Size
Generally 10 - 16