59 days in Central America Itinerary

59 days in Central America Itinerary

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Start: Belize City, Belize
+2
Fly + Drive + Bus:  2 h
1
San Ignacio, Belize
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Drive + Fly:  2 h
2
Belize City, Belize
— 2 nights
Fly:  30 min
3
Placencia, Belize
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  1 h
4
Hopkins, Belize
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  2 h
5
San Pedro, Belize
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
6
Roatan, Honduras
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h
7
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
— 3 nights
Bus + Taxi:  4 h 45 min
8
Copan Ruinas, Honduras
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h 45 min
9
Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
— 2 nights
Bus + Taxi:  2 h 15 min
10
Antigua, Guatemala
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
11
San Salvador, El Salvador
— 2 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  3 h 45 min
12
Granada, Nicaragua
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
13
Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
14
Managua, Nicaragua
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
15
Tamarindo, Costa Rica
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
16
Playa Samara, Costa Rica
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
17
Monteverde, Costa Rica
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
18
Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
19
Boquete, Panama
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h
20
Darien Province, Panama
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
21
Panama City, Panama
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  16 h 30 min
22
Lanquin, Guatemala
— 2 nights
Shuttle:  5 h
23
Flores, Guatemala
— 3 nights
Fly:  17 h
End: Panama City, Panama

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San Ignacio, Belize

The cultural hub of the district, San Ignacio neatly blends tourism and tradition, expats and indigenous peoples into a convincingly authentic, but modern and welcoming inland town.
Step out of the city life by going to River Rafting & Tubing and Zipline. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Green Hills Butterfly Ranch and Big Rock Falls. Step out of San Ignacio with an excursion to Blue Hole National Park in Belmopan--about 46 minutes away. It doesn't end there: head outdoors with True Vine Adventures and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Ignacio trip itinerary planning website.

Belize City to San Ignacio is an approximately 2- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Belize City.

Things to do in San Ignacio

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Belmopan, True Vine Adventures, Big Rock Falls, Green Hills Butterfly Ranch
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 19:
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River Rafting & Tubing
Blue Hole National Park ©
Blue Hole National Park
Zipline

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Belize City, Belize

Belize City ©
Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Queen Street Baptist church, and then head outdoors with Cavetubing5star. Keep things going the next day: walk around Billy Barquiedier National Park, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then visit a coastal fixture at Baron Bliss Lighthouse.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Belize City day trip website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from San Ignacio to Belize City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Belize City are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to fly to Placencia.

Things to do in Belize City

Outdoors Historic Sites Nature
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 21:
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Cavetubing5star ©
Cavetubing5star
River Rafting & Tubing
Baron Bliss Lighthouse ©
Baron Bliss Lighthouse

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Placencia, Belize

Once a humble fishing village, Placencia has been transformed into a leading tourist destination, with its focus primarily on outdoor activity and natural exploration.
On the 21st (Tue), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then head off the coast to Pumpkin Caye. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Lola Art Studio, view the masterpieces at Art n Soul Gallery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Placencia Fellowship, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

Plan my Placencia trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Placencia is just a stone's throw from Belize City. In April in Placencia, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 73°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Hopkins.

Things to do in Placencia

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas
Placencia Fellowship ©
Placencia Fellowship

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Hopkins, Belize

Advertised as the "Friendliest Village in Belize," Hopkins remains a small fishing settlement on a stretch of golden coastline that offers plenty of modern amenities.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then stop by Che'il Mayan Products, and then browse the exhibits of Studio Gallery Cayetano.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Hopkins trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Placencia to Hopkins takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. April in Hopkins sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 76°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to San Pedro.

Things to do in Hopkins

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Dangriga, Che'il Mayan Products
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve ©
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

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San Pedro, Belize

San Pedro ©
San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
Escape the urban bustle at Shark Ray Alley and Turneffe Reef. Belizean Arts and Red Flower Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, view the masterpieces at The Gallery of San Pedro, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mexico Rocks.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the San Pedro journey planning website.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Hopkins to San Pedro takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a shuttle. In April, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can fly to Roatan.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Caye Caulker, Ambergris Caye
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Shark Ray Alley ©
Shark Ray Alley
Scuba & Snorkeling
Mexico Rocks ©
Mexico Rocks

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Roatan, Honduras

Roatan ©
The largest of the Bay Islands, Roatan is the most developed and the most popular among its neighbors.
On the 28th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Mayan Eden, stroll through Butterfly Gardens, and then get outside with Blue Island Divers. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at West Bay Beach, then take in the exciting artwork at Waves of Art, and then explore the activities along Half Moon Bay.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Roatan travel route builder app.

Getting from San Pedro to Roatan by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Roatan can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Tegucigalpa.

Things to do in Roatan

Parks Wildlife Beaches
Find places to stay Apr 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Blue Island Divers ©
Blue Island Divers
Half Moon Bay ©
Half Moon Bay
West Bay Beach ©
West Bay Beach

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nights
Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Tegucigalpa ©
Capital of Honduras, the 400-year-old city of Tegucigalpa boasts an impressive ensemble of colonial buildings flanking old stone streets, which lead to hillside parks and lively squares.
Step out of the city life by going to Castillo Bellucci and Cabra Rides. Your inner history buff will appreciate Iglesia La Caridad and Catedral de San Miguel. Go for a jaunt from Tegucigalpa to Comayagua to see Museo de Comayagua about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museo para la Identidad Nacional, explore the world behind art at Galeria Nacional de Arte, explore the galleries of Honduras National Gallery of Art, and wander the streets of Parque Central.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tegucigalpa day trip planner.

Getting from Roatan to Tegucigalpa by flight takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Tegucigalpa when traveling from Roatan in April, with lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Copan Ruinas.

Things to do in Tegucigalpa

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Comayagua
Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 3:
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Museo de Comayagua ©
Museo de Comayagua
Museo para la Identidad Nacional ©
Museo para la Identidad Nacional
Iglesia La Caridad ©
Iglesia La Caridad

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nights
Copan Ruinas, Honduras

Copan Ruinas ©
The colorful, cultural town of Copan boasts attractions old and new, manmade and natural.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Pyramid over Rosalila Temple, stroll through Macaw Mountain Bird Park & Nature Reserve, and then explore the ancient world of Copan Ruinas. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Mayan Ball Court, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Copan Ruinas sightseeing planner.

Do a combination of bus and taxi from Tegucigalpa to Copan Ruinas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. May in Copan Ruinas sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Quetzaltenango.

Things to do in Copan Ruinas

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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Highlights from your plan
Copan Ruinas ©
Copan Ruinas
Macaw Mountain Bird Park & Nature Reserve ©
Macaw Mountain Bird Park & Nature Reserve
Mayan Ball Court ©
Mayan Ball Court

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nights
Quetzaltenango, Guatemala

Quetzaltenango ©
Named for the Quetzal bird--one of Guatemala's national symbols--Quetzaltenango once included the territories controlled by K'iche' Mayans, a pre-Columbian tribe eventually supplanted by Spanish conquistadores.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): get impressive views of Santa Maria Volcano, examine the collection at Lxkik Maya Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at La Ermita de la Concepcion (La Conquistadora), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Andres Xecul. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Teatro Municipal de Quetzaltenango, then stop by Yabal Handicrafts, and then contemplate the geological forces at Santiaguito Volcano.

Plan my Quetzaltenango trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

You can drive from Copan Ruinas to Quetzaltenango in 8 hours. In May, Quetzaltenango is a bit cooler than Copan Ruinas - with highs of 72°F and lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Antigua.

Things to do in Quetzaltenango

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

San Andres Xecul
Find places to stay May 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Santiaguito Volcano ©
Santiaguito Volcano
San Andres Xecul ©
San Andres Xecul
Santa Maria Volcano ©
Santa Maria Volcano

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Antigua, Guatemala

Antigua ©
The former capital of Guatemala and a World Heritage Site, Antigua retains its colonial charm and remains one of the most visited destinations in the country.
Popular historic sites such as Arco de Santa Catalina and La Recoleccion are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Iglesia de La Merced and Convento Santa Clara. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Casa Santo Domingo Museums, don't miss a visit to The Plaza Central Park, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de San Jose.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Antigua itinerary builder app.

You can do a combination of bus and taxi from Quetzaltenango to Antigua in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Quetzaltenango in May; daily highs in Antigua reach 80°F and lows reach 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to San Salvador.

Things to do in Antigua

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay May 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Arco de Santa Catalina ©
Arco de Santa Catalina
Casa Santo Domingo Museums ©
Casa Santo Domingo Museums
Iglesia de La Merced ©
Iglesia de La Merced

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nights
San Salvador, El Salvador

San Salvador ©
The country's capital, San Salvador sits in a scenic position surrounded by impressive volcanoes.
Step off the beaten path and head to Iglesia El Rosario and Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park. Take a break from the city and head to Cinquera Rain Forest Park and Volcan San Salvador. There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, don't miss a visit to Hospital Divina Providencia Chapel, see the interesting displays at Monseñor Romero Center, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de la Ceiba de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our San Salvador trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Antigua to San Salvador takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. In May, San Salvador is somewhat warmer than Antigua - with highs of 87°F and lows of 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Granada.

Things to do in San Salvador

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
Find places to stay May 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Iglesia El Rosario ©
Iglesia El Rosario
Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park
Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park
Cinquera Rain Forest Park ©
Cinquera Rain Forest Park

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Granada, Nicaragua

Granada ©
The lakeside city of Granada has the look and feel of a historically important economic and political center, with grand colonial architecture, a unified look, and many cultural attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Capilla Maria Auxiliadora, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Xalteva, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de La Merced, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Granada, then admire the striking features of Palacio Episcopal, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see reviews and other tourist information, you can read our Granada trip itinerary builder.

Getting from San Salvador to Granada by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Isla de Ometepe.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Spas
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Highlights from your plan
Iglesia de La Merced ©
Iglesia de La Merced
Catedral de Granada ©
Catedral de Granada
Iglesia de Xalteva ©
Iglesia de Xalteva

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Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua

Isla de Ometepe ©
Isla de Ometepe may be small in size, but it boasts two large volcanoes that dominate its landscape and influence the local lifestyle.
Get some cultural insight at Los Ramos and Museo Ometepe. Step off the beaten path and head to Volcan Concepcion and Isla Ometepe. There's much more to do: hike along Sendero Pena Inculta, enjoy the sand and surf at Punta Jesus Maria, and explore the activities along Rio Istian.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Isla de Ometepe itinerary planner.

Getting from Granada to Isla de Ometepe by car takes about 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Managua.

Things to do in Isla de Ometepe

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Highlights from your plan
Rio Istian ©
Rio Istian
Volcan Concepcion ©
Volcan Concepcion
Isla Ometepe
Isla Ometepe

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Managua, Nicaragua

Managua ©
Nicaragua's largest and capital city, Managua remains relatively unknown as a tourist destination, though it boasts a scenic location on the southwestern shore of the Xolotlan Lake.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, tour the pleasant surroundings at Montibelli Private National Reserve, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Parroquial de Santiago. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: play a few rounds at Nejapa Golf & Country Club, tour the pleasant surroundings at Chocoyero-El Brujo Natural Reserve, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita De Managua.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Managua online travel route builder.

You can drive from Isla de Ometepe to Managua in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tamarindo.

Things to do in Managua

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ticuantepe, Iglesia Parroquial de Santiago
Find places to stay May 17 — 20:
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Chocoyero-El Brujo Natural Reserve ©
Chocoyero-El Brujo Natural Reserve
Iglesia Parroquial de Santiago ©
Iglesia Parroquial de Santiago

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Tamarindo, Costa Rica

Surfing remains the main reason to take a trip to Tamarindo, as the beachside town is mostly known for its excellent waves.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): get outside with Tamadventures, then take in the exciting artwork at Lydia Beech Art Boutique, and then have some family-friendly fun at Bolas Locas Mini Golf. On your second day here, stroll through Monkey Park, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then kick back and relax at Tamarindo Beach, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Tamarindo trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Managua to Tamarindo takes 5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Playa Samara.

Things to do in Tamarindo

Outdoors Parks Museums
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Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Spas
Tamarindo Beach ©
Tamarindo Beach

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Playa Samara, Costa Rica

Playa Samara ©
A beach town with just enough development to be comfortable for families accustomed to the trappings of modern life, Playa Samara has the resorts you'd expect to find in such a scenic area, but they don't hinder the relaxing atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Samara Beach, stroll through Playa Buena Vista, then take in the exciting artwork at Koss Art Gallery, and finally admire the sheer force of Belen Waterfall. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Garza, head outdoors with Equisol Retreats CR, SRL, then take in the exciting artwork at MAEL's ABSTRACT ART GALLERY, and finally try for a hole-in-one at Jungle Mini Golf, Nosara.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Playa Samara vacation planning website.

Traveling by car from Tamarindo to Playa Samara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Monteverde.

Things to do in Playa Samara

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Nosara, Playa Garza
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Playa Garza ©
Playa Garza
Samara Beach ©
Samara Beach
Playa Buena Vista ©
Playa Buena Vista

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Monteverde, Costa Rica

Monteverde ©
Monteverde is all about natural attractions, not surprising for an eco-tourism hotspot known for its cloud forests and rich diversity of animal life.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Chorotega Arts & Crafts, then snap pictures at Santa Elena Skywalk, and then take in the dramatic scenery at San Luis Waterfall. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of Ecological Sanctuary, tour the pleasant surroundings at Valle Escondido Preserve, and then relax in the rural setting at Hidden Valley Permaculture Farm.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Monteverde travel route app.

Drive from Playa Samara to Monteverde in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to Manuel Antonio.

Things to do in Monteverde

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

San Luis Waterfall
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San Luis Waterfall ©
San Luis Waterfall
Valle Escondido Preserve ©
Valle Escondido Preserve
Ecological Sanctuary ©
Ecological Sanctuary

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Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

Manuel Antonio ©
The rainforest meets the sea at Manuel Antonio National Park, a small but scenic natural preserve on the west coast of Costa Rica.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): kick back and relax at Playa Manuel Antonio and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. On the next day, ride a horse along Rancho La Merced National Wildlife Refuge, then kick back and relax at Playa Ventanas, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Manuel Antonio travel planner.

Traveling by car from Monteverde to Manuel Antonio takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Boquete.

Things to do in Manuel Antonio

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Playa Ventanas, Rancho La Merced National Wildlife Refuge, The Captain's Booty, Parasailing & Paragliding
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Highlights from your plan
Playa Manuel Antonio ©
Playa Manuel Antonio
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Rancho La Merced National Wildlife Refuge ©
Rancho La Merced National Wildlife Refuge

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Boquete, Panama

Boquete ©
Now known internationally for its fresh mountain air, year-round pleasant temperatures, and large community of North American expats, Boquete has changed rapidly since the start of the century, changing from a humble mountain town, into a humble mountain surrounded by gated communities and estates.
Explore hidden gems such as Volcan Baru National Park and Los Cangilones de Gualaca. Step out of the city life by going to The Lost Waterfalls-Boquete and Los Ladrillos. Change things up with a short trip to Catedral San Jose De David in David (about 58 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, take in breathtaking views at Cascada Macho de Monte, look for gifts at The Zapadora, and stroll through Eco Horqueta.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Boquete tour planning app.

Traveling by car from Manuel Antonio to Boquete takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Manuel Antonio to Boquete. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Darien Province.

Things to do in Boquete

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Catedral San Jose De David, Los Cangilones de Gualaca
Find places to stay May 28 — Jun 1:
Highlights from your plan
Los Cangilones de Gualaca ©
Los Cangilones de Gualaca
Volcan Baru National Park ©
Volcan Baru National Park
The Lost Waterfalls-Boquete ©
The Lost Waterfalls-Boquete

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Darien Province, Panama

Darien Province ©
On the 2nd (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Darien National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): take a peaceful walk through Darien Gap Panama.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Darien Province trip itinerary app.

Getting from Boquete to Darien Province by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time for travel to Panama City.

Things to do in Darien Province

Nature Parks
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Darien National Park ©
Darien National Park

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Panama City, Panama

Panama City ©
Arguably the most modern of Central American cities, Panama City boasts a shimmering skyline of glass skyscrapers.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): visit Casco Viejo, take an in-depth tour of Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Francisco de Asis, then delve into the distant past at El Arco Chato, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de la Merced.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Panama City online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Darien Province to Panama City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lanquin.

Things to do in Panama City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Spas
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Highlights from your plan
Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo
Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama ©
Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama
Iglesia de la Merced ©
Iglesia de la Merced

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Lanquin, Guatemala

Lanquin ©
San Agustín Lanquín, often referred to simply as Lanquín, is a municipality in the Guatemalan department of Alta Verapaz. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Monumento Natural Semuc Champey and Parque Nacional Grutas de Lanquin. Step out of the city life by going to Parque Nacional Las Victorias and Aventura Grande. When in Lanquin, make a side trip to see Grottes de la Candelaria in Coban, approximately Coban away. The adventure continues: Head underground at Lanquin Caves.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Lanquin trip itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Panama City to Lanquin. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Panama City to Lanquin. In June, daily temperatures in Lanquin can reach 93°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can catch the shuttle to Flores.

Things to do in Lanquin

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Coban
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Monumento Natural Semuc Champey ©
Monumento Natural Semuc Champey
Parque Nacional Las Victorias ©
Parque Nacional Las Victorias
Lanquin Caves ©
Lanquin Caves

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Flores, Guatemala

Flores ©
An island town, capital of the landlocked region of Peten, attractive Flores features pleasant architecture that complements the shimmering appearance of the surrounding lake.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Flores, then identify plant and animal life at Cerro Biotope Cahui, and then explore the ancient world of Parque arqueologico uaxactun. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Ixpanpajul Nature Park, then examine the collection at Museo del Islote Santa Barbara, and then head outdoors with Mirador del Rey Canek.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Flores online travel route planner.

You can take a shuttle from Lanquin to Flores in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Flores can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. On the 11th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Flores

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cerro Biotope Cahui, Mirador del Rey Canek
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Ixpanpajul Nature Park ©
Ixpanpajul Nature Park
Cerro Biotope Cahui ©
Cerro Biotope Cahui
Parque arqueologico uaxactun ©
Parque arqueologico uaxactun

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