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31 day Ultimate Central America Experience

31 day Ultimate Central America Experience

A Pack Free guided 31-day highlights walk with Wow-mazing inclusions

This 31-day experience is designed to showcase all that Central America has to offer. Visit every country in the subcontinent, discovering highlights and hidden gems. Start in the Yucatan Peninsula, a paradise of crystal blue water holes and lagoons. Belize features Caribbean culture and pristine white sand beaches, perfect for snorkelling among coral, sharks, and rays. Explore jungles, caves, and ancient Mayan cities. In Guatemala, enjoy incredible hikes, quaint colonial villages, and sprawling markets. Summit awe-inspiring volcanoes, explore cloud forests, and trek deep into the jungle with expert guides highlighting the incredible biodiversity in Costa Rica and Panama. Stay in amazing boutique hotels and resorts, savour a variety of incredible cuisines at lovely local restaurants, and connect with local communities through a weaving class, coffee farm visit, cooking class, and more. Check out the full itinerary below to see all the amazing memories you will create on this tour.

A Pack-Free Walk

Carry as little as your water, camera and lunch

This walk is designed as a Pack-Free walking experience, allowing our guests to fully enjoy the landscapes they traverse without the burden of carrying a heavy pack. After all, walks should be enjoyed, not endured. Each day, our guests will walk with a small day pack, big enough to carry essentials such as lunch, water, and a camera. Meanwhile, your larger bags will be conveniently transported to your accommodation each day.

Snorkel in Cenote Sac Actun

Wow-mazing Inclusion

On the first day of the tour, you will get to snorkel in one of the largest underwater cave systems in the world at the Sac Actun Cenote. Cenotes are blue water holes found in the Yucatan Peninsula and are known for their crystal-clear water.

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Snorkeling on Belize's Barrier Reef

Wow-mazing Inclusion

Belize has the largest Barrier Reef in the Northern Hemisphere. During our visit to Caye Caulker Snorkel at the Barrier reef in Caye Caulker. You will get to see colourful coral and fish, and you will get the chance to swim with nursing sharks and rays.

Canoe Through Barton Creek

Wow-mazing Inclusion

Barton Creek is a stunning river cave, with turquoise blue waters. You will get to take a canoe through the cave for a gentle ride surrounded by beautiful cave formations. It is also known for the archaeological finds, from ancient Mayan pottery to human skeletons. The Local guide will tell you all about the natural and Mayan history in cave while you journey through.

Visit Ancient Mayan Cities

Wow-mazing Inclusion

On this tour you visit both Tikal and Copan, each offering a unique glimpse into the ancient Mayan life. Tikal is the largest recovered Mayan City covering over 130 square kilometres, while Copan, a smaller city, offers amazing, preserved art and structures.

Exclusive Chichicastenango Market Tour

Wow-mazing Inclusion

A local shaman guide will take you around the Chichicastenango market showing you all it has to offer. it is not only known for the endless supply of unique artisanal Guatemalan items, but there are also immersive cultural experiences that are a must do. Your Shaman guide will tell you all about rituals, and produce found on the market, making it extra memorable.

Visit and Summit active Volcanoes

Wow-mazing Inclusion

Central America has an almost uncountable number of volcanoo, and you will visit and summit some of the best. Expert guides accompany you on every walk and will show you the best views of the continent.

Visit the most well known and best hidden National Parks

Wow-mazing Inclusion

Every Country you visit offers unique natural beauty, and we make sure you get to see the best. We visit the most well-known national parks that everyone must visit, as well as well-kept secret spots that are just as good.

Nighttime tour at Monteverde

Wow-mazing Inclusion

Monteverde is a beautiful cloud forest, you visit the national park during the day for a stunning walk. at night you will return for a unique new perspective, the fauna comes alive at night, providing an amazing wildlife experience. Your guide will help point out all the creatures and critters found in the forest, making sure you don’t miss a thing.

Coffee farm tour Panama

Wow-mazing Inclusion

Boquete is a famous coffee region in Panama, you will get an inside look into the production at Don Pepe’s farm. The farm is beautifully located on a hillside with green mountains towering around you, providing stunning views.

Sunrise Hike Anton Valley

Wow-mazing Inclusion

Anton Valley is one of the lesser-known hiking areas in Central America but might be one of the best. The weather is perfect for hiking, and the sunrise here is spectacular. You will get up early to get a once in a lifetime view.

Colonial Towns Tours

Wow-mazing Inclusion

Central America is littered with beautiful colonial towns. You will get to visit, explore, and be guided through the most charming villages and cities the continent has to offer.

Stay in stunning Boutique Hotels

A highlight of your journey will be our handpicked unique accommodations. We choose only the best accommodations in the area, in the most stunning locations.

Flexible walks

Most walks on this tour are of easy or moderate difficulty. We take into account all walking paces and skill levels, the walks offer natural enjoyment and cultural enrichment, while challenging you the right amount. With some of the more difficult walks you can always opt for easier options.

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Superb Guides and Support

Guides are essential in delivering the ultimate walking experience. You’ll be accompanied by local expert guides with passion and enthusiasm for the area and a second host guide one of our experienced Senior Guides from Australia who will accompany you for the entire trip ensuring we deliver a world-class walk up to our high standards.

Fabulous meals featuring local produce

On this walk you will indulge in superb dining with perfectly matched wines. We visit local’s favourite restaurants, and you will get to experience a variety of cuisines as you traverse the continent. All hotels where we dine have expert chefs allowing you to enjoy fabulous dinners from the comfort of your hotel. Join local chefs in Suchitoto, and make your own Pupusas, a local delicacy filled with cheese.

Personalised Tours

All tours are small and intimate with a maximum group size of 12 people. However, if you have a bigger group please contact us for details.

 

 

 

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Why Choose Us

Tour Itinerary

Inclusions
31 day Ultimate Central America Experience

Your 31-day walking holiday includes:

  • Pack-Free fully supported walk with no heavy packs to carry
  • Flexible walking options and activities each day
  • Professional and passionate guides
  • Knowledgeable local experts during every tour
  • All transfers including private boats, ferries, and a domestic flight
  • Access to all National Parks
  • All tours are private for our group

Superb Accommodations:

  • 1 night in Mexico
  • 2 nights in Belize
  • 7 nights in Guatemala
  • 1 night in Honduras
  • 3 nights in El Salvador
  • 4 nights in Nicaragua
  • 8 nights in Costa Rica
  • 4 nights in Panama

Wow-mazing Experiences:

  • Guided Snorkeling at Sac Actun Cenote
  • Kayak on Bacalar 7 coloured Lagoon
  • Guided snorkeling at barrier reef Caye Caulker (multiple locations)
  • Guided canoe cave tour Barton Creek
  • Tour of the ancient Mayan city of Tikal and Copan
  • Short weaving class San Juan
  • Visit active volcanoes
  • Colonial towns and city tour around the continent
  • Historic civil war guerilla tour El Salvador
  • Pupusa cooking class in Suchitoto
  • Visit famous Chichicastenango and Masaya Markets
  • Kayak tour islets Granada, Nicaragua
  • Access to Hot Springs
  • Nighttime wildlife tour Monteverde cloud forest
  • Coffee farm tour Boquete

Local produce & Wine:

  • Complimentary wines with evening meals
  • 30 x superb dinners every evening featuring local produce
  • 30 x delicious lunches
  • 30 x breakfasts
Day 1: Cancun - Cenote Sac Actun - Bacalar
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Guests will need to organise their own flights to Cancun Mexico (a major international airport) the day prior to the tour. 

RECOMMENDED PRE-NIGHT: We suggest staying at the Westin Resort in Cancun, where our pick-up will be arranged. Other hotels in Cancun are also convenient, but ensure you leave in time for our departure.

MEETING DETAILS: Meet your guides at 7.45 am in the foyer of the Westin Resort & Spa in Cancun. The resort is located close to the airport on the main beach of Cancun. Make sure you arrive at the hotel before 7.45 am, to ensure no delays take place.

WALK: No scheduled walks today, enjoy the beauty of Mexico’s Riviera Maya, with only small walking sections to and from the blue water cenote, Sac Actun.

ITINERARY: Meet your guides in the lobby of The Westin Resort & Spa in Cancun at 7:45 am for your first transfer of the day to the El Sueño Cenote. After an approximately 2-hour drive, you will arrive at this stunning blue-hole cenote. At Sac Actun, marvel at the cave formations and crystal-clear blue water that makes you feel as if you’re floating through space. The Sac Actun Cenote is part of an underwater cave system that stretches nearly 400 kilometres. After this magical swim and snorkel, head to Tulum for a traditional, high-quality Mexican lunch. After your belly is filled, transfer to Bacalar’s lagoon of 7 colours, where you’ll stay at Rancho Encantado, a beautiful boutique hotel with a touch of luxury overlooking the turquoise waters of the lake. Canoes are available at the hotel for stunning views of the lagoon and the sunset. A fine Mexican dinner will be served at the hotel, ensuring you are satisfied and ready for a good night’s rest.

Day 2: Travel to Caye Caulker, Belize
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WALK: Short orientation walk of Caye Caulker, easy, 2 kms, 1 hour

ITINERARY: This morning, we enjoy an early breakfast before embarking on a short transfer to Chetumal. From there, we journey by water to the Caribbean Island of Caye Caulker in Belize, with a brief stop en route at San Pedro. From the moment you arrive, you’ll be charmed by the islanders’ friendly and laid-back nature. Caye Caulker is a picturesque small island fringed with white sand beaches and palm trees, where bikes and golf carts are the only mode of transportation.

Upon arrival, you’ll head to Island Magic Beach Resort, a charming Caribbean hotel that will put you in the island spirit. Embrace the laid-back local vibe and take it easy today. Your guide will give you a short orientation tour of the island, highlighting the best places to relax. In the evening, enjoy local cuisine for dinner and continue to unwind and soak in the lively island atmosphere.

Day 3: Caye Caulker - Snorkel Belize Barrier Reef
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WALK: No scheduled walks today, enjoy the island life, and snorkel among the beautiful marine life and coral reefs

ITINERARY: In true island style, we’ll indulge in a late breakfast before embarking on a boat excursion to explore Belize’s renowned Barrier Reef, the largest in the Northern Hemisphere. Equipped with snorkelling gear, you’ll join our boat for a half-day subaquatic adventure. Prepare to explore coral reefs teeming with vibrant fish, with the possibility of encountering seahorses, turtles, and even manatees if you’re lucky. We’ll also make a brief stop at a shallow spot known as Shark Alley, where toothless gummy fish like to visit. Throughout the tour, fresh local fruits and water will be readily available.

Afterwards, we’ll return to land for a delicious lunch, offering the perfect opportunity to savour more of the local cuisine. The remainder of the day is yours to explore the island further, take a dip in the hotel pool, or browse the local island shops. In the evening, we come together as a group to relish another dinner featuring island delights such as crayfish or Creole cuisine, all accompanied by fine wine.

Day 4: Barton Creek Cave and Lake Flores - Tikal
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WALK: Today you will walk short sections around Barton Creek Cave, most will be explored by canoe, easy grade.

ITINERARY: Today, after an early hotel breakfast, you’ll board the ferry at 7:30 am to Belize City on your way to Guatemala. Before crossing into “The Land of Eternal Spring,” you’ll explore some of Belize’s most impressive jungles. After a 1 hour and 50-minute transfer, a gentle canoe ride through a magical cave system with blue water and ancient Mayan artifacts awaits you. Your guides will provide a history lesson in this beautiful setting, followed by a traditional Belizean barbecue for lunch. Just over an hour away lies the Guatemalan border, where you’ll arrive at your luxury lakeside accommodation near the famous ancient city of Tikal. A locally sourced dinner at the hotel will conclude your journey to the beautifully diverse country of Guatemala, where you’ll spend the coming days.

Day 5: Walk the Ancient Mayan City Tikal
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WALK: Walk the massive ancient city of Tikal, easy grade, 5 km, 6 hours

ITINERARY: Wake-up call will be around 4 am today, and yes, it’s for a good reason. If your stomach isn’t ready for breakfast at this early hour, you can bring it with you on the way to the ancient Mayan capital of Tikal. At 6 am, you will set foot on the national park’s land, where an expert guide will lead you through this impressive site. The city of Tikal once spread over 130 square kilometers and housed at least 50,000 Mayans. The remains of the city center make for a wonderful 5-6 kilometer walk, offering views from several of the massive structures, some towering up to 65 meters high. As you explore, you’ll be captivated not only by the impressive architecture but also by the fascinating stories shared by your guide.

After immersing yourself in Mayan culture, you will enjoy lunch at a local restaurant in Tikal. The afternoon is free for you to take a much-needed rest, bathe in the lake, or participate in some of the hotel’s activities, such as canoeing and experiencing the Temascal. In the evening, a lovely dinner will be prepared before you can cover yourself in linen and fall asleep, ready for another early morning rise.

Day 6: Journey to Guatemalan Highlands - Lake Atitlán
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WALK: No scheduled walks today, relax and unwind from your travels today.

ITINERARY: Boarding time is 7:00 am for your flight to Guatemala City. We will leave the hotel at 5 am, bringing your breakfast along to enjoy at your convenience either at the airport or en route. After a short 1-hour flight to Guatemala City, you’ll be driven straight to Lake Atitlán, arriving in just over two and a half hours, right in time for lunch.

Lunch is served at Hotel Atitlán, which will be your home for the next three nights. After the early wake-up and travel, you’ve earned a rest, and the hotel offers all the amenities and views needed for a wonderfully relaxing afternoon. There’s no need to go anywhere for dinner; simply choose a seat and let the chefs at Atitlán take your taste buds on a delightful journey. In the evening, you can sit on the terrace and enjoy a few drinks while overlooking the lake before calling it a night.

Day 7: Walk Lake Atitlán and Explore Santiago
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WALK: Morning walk: 6 km, easy grade, 3 hours. Afternoon walk: leisurely walking tour of Santiago, 2-3 km, easy, 3 hours.

ITINERARY: Rise and shine with the sun’s reflection on the lake as you get ready for breakfast with a paradisiacal view around 7 am. After a hearty meal, you’ll take a short boat ride to your morning hike. You’ll walk from Santa Cruz to Jaibalito along the shores of Lake Atitlán, passing through small rural villages, grassy hills, cliffs, and diverse plant life. Lake Atitlán lies in the land of eternal spring, making the weather perfect for walking.

After your hike, you will cross the lake to Santiago, a colourful village that will immerse you in local culture and communities. Santiago, the largest town on Lake Atitlán, is known for its vibrant markets, scenic parks, picturesque churches, and welcoming people. Enjoy a lovely lunch at a local restaurant before continuing your exploration of the town with our local guide, learning more about what makes this area special. The final boat of the day will take you back to the hotel, where another delightful dinner awaits.

Day 8: Lake Atitlán Indian Nose Hike - San Juan
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WALK: Morning walk: 6.1 km, medium grade, 4 hours. Afternoon walk: San Juan La Laguna, 2-3 km, easy grade, 3 hours.

ITINERARY: After breakfast, you leave by boat at 8 am to the start of the Indian Nose hike. The walk is challenging and requires a decent level of fitness, but the breathtaking views at the top will be a truly fitting reward. After marveling at the views of the lake and surrounding mountains, you will make your way back down the same path, beating the afternoon sun.

At the bottom, a boat will be waiting to take you to San Juan La Laguna. Upon arrival, you’ll enjoy a well-deserved lunch at another fantastic local establishment. After lunch, delve into the rich culture of this charming village, known for its vibrant art scene and traditional weaving techniques. Immerse yourself in the indigenous culture, visit local cooperatives, and admire stunning murals depicting Mayan heritage. Experience the beauty and cultural richness of Guatemala on this captivating journey through nature and tradition.

After the tour, you’ll return across the lake to Hotel Atitlán. Enjoy the pool, the cuisine, and drinks until you’re ready for bed, then retire to your room for a restful night’s sleep.

Day 9: Journey to Antigua via Chichicastenango Markets
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WALK: Walking tour of markets, easy grade, 2-3 km, 4-5 hours with breaks

ITINERARY: After breakfast, you’ll enjoy an hour and 20-minute transfer to the Chichicastenango market, a must-visit destination in Guatemala and the largest craft market in Central America. Nestled in a small, colourful Mayan town, this vibrant market immerses you in local culture and offers the perfect opportunity to find unique souvenirs. Navigating this bustling market on your own wouldn’t do it justice, so another expert guide will accompany you, revealing all its hidden gems. Traditional Guatemalan cuisine awaits you for lunch, satisfying your taste buds with authentic flavours. The Shaman guide will show you some of the incredible rituals and cultural events that make the markets extra special.

Afterwards, we transfer to the world-famous colonial town of Antigua, where you’ll be welcomed to El Convento hotel for the next two nights. Indulge in another freshly made dinner at the hotel’s restaurant, setting the perfect scene for a memorable evening.

Day 10: Pacaya Volcano Hike and Antigua City Tour
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WALK: 5 km, moderate difficulty, 4 hours with breaks

ITINERARY: Today, after a communal breakfast, you’ll embark on the exhilarating challenge of climbing the active Pacaya volcano. Despite being only a 2.5 kilometre hike, Pacaya presents a challenging hike due to its steep incline and rugged terrain. As you ascend 500 meters from the starting point, you’ll be rewarded with breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape, adorned with towering volcanoes, green hills, valleys, and farmlands. After soaking in the panoramic views from the summit, you’ll head to a very special pizzeria. What sets this dining experience apart is the use of a pizza oven made of volcanic rock and magma. If you’ve never tried a pizza baked with lava before, you’re in for a treat, not to mention the views surrounding you while you enjoy your one-of-a-kind lunch.

The afternoon holds more adventures as you embark on a guided tour through Antigua, often referred to as a living museum of Spanish colonial history. The city’s colourful streets provide a delightful backdrop as your knowledgeable local guide narrates its incredibly interesting history. Enveloped by volcanic peaks and lush hills, the urban landscape offers endless captivating vistas to admire. Situated in a renowned coffee region, Antigua has much more to offer, and your guide will ensure you experience its highlights.

In the evening, you’ll return to your beautiful retreat for a delightful dinner, rounding off another memorable day of exploration and discovery.

Day 11: Journey to Honduras - Explore the Copan Ruins
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WALK: There are no long walks today, explore Copan at a leisurely pace with your guide, 2-3 km, 3 hours with breaks.

ITINERARY: Whether you’re continuing your journey from Guatemala or joining us here, today offers the chance to experience one of the best-preserved ancient Mayan cities. At 7:00 am, the bus departs from Antigua, providing an opportunity to admire the views or catch up on rest. En route, we make a stop in Guatemala City before arriving at Copan.

We will arrive at Copan at lunchtime and enjoy a hearty meal. After the long journey and a satisfying lunch, you’ll be rewarded with the sight of impressive carved rock and Mayan statues, unlike any other site. The art at Copan truly distinguishes it from other sites in Central America. You’ll also have the unique opportunity to walk through the tunnels of the ancient city, giving you a new perspective on the structures.

Afterwards, a short ride will take you to Hacienda San Lucas, your beautiful accommodation for the night, surrounded by nature. Here, you’ll enjoy a special dinner with stunning views of the jungle-covered valley below.

Day 12: Santa Ana and Lake Coatepeque - El Salvador
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WALK: No walking today, unwind and prepare yourself for the adventure filled days to come.

ITINERARY: Today, after breakfast, you head off to El Salvador, a country often overlooked when travelling to Central America. El Salvador has much to offer, including its famous black sand beaches and is known as the “Land of Volcanoes.” After crossing the border, you will arrive in the town of Santa Ana, where your first Salvadorian meal awaits at a local restaurant.

From there, you will be taken to the magnificent Lake Coatepeque. Spend the afternoon unwinding, taking in the views, swimming in the pool or lake, and enjoying a drink if you please. From the modern hotel, you can gaze over the lake with a backdrop of not one, but four volcanoes. This area will be explored further tomorrow, giving you the chance to summit one.

Tonight, enjoy a dinner overlooking the calm waters before heading to bed, preparing yourself for a busy day of adventuring to come.

Day 13: Cerro Verde walk - Suchitoto
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WALK: Elevation gain 1000 metres, distance 8 km, hard. Easier walking option at bird sanctuary, leisurely pace, 2 kilometres.

ITINERARY: After a hearty breakfast, you will be transferred from Lake Coatepeque to the National Park of Cerro Verde, an ancient volcano surrounded by the Izalco and Santa Ana volcanoes. Starting at 9 am, you’ll embark on a hike from Cerro Verde to climb the Llamatepec volcano up to its crater with a local expert guide. At the summit, you’ll be rewarded with a breathtaking view of the crater and the stunning surroundings. This hike requires a decent level of fitness.

If the hike is too ambitious, you can explore the National Park’s bird sanctuary, home to emerald toucanets, magpies, woodpeckers, motmots, and 17 different hummingbird species, which you can spot around the top of the Cerro Verde Volcano.

In the afternoon, we will transfer to the colonial town of Suchitoto, where we’ll explore several local art galleries during a walking tour of the town. Various locations offer great views over Lake Suchitlan, a former river that was dammed and now supports an ecosystem rich with bird species, including pelicans, herons, and storks.

We will end the day with dinner at a local pupusa restaurant, where you’ll participate in a short workshop to make your own stuffed pupusas by hand. You can fill them with cheese, beans, loroco, and pork. After dinner, you will be taken to your boutique hotel, where you can unwind by the pool before heading to bed.

Day 14: Suchitoto to Black Sand Beaches
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WALK: Historic civil war walk, 4.5 km, 3 hours, easy grade

ITINERARY: The morning in Suchitoto begins with a delightful breakfast before a guided city tour reveals its rich history and cultural treasures. You’ll delve into El Salvador’s civil war history, as a local guide showcases guerrilla hideouts and recounts stories from the war times. You’ll trek through small sections of lush jungle in a nature reserve recently established by local communities.

After your morning guerrilla tour, enjoy lunch at a local restaurant before saying goodbye to the colonial town and heading to the coast. During the drive, you’ll be treated to views of El Salvador’s beautiful landscape, including volcanoes, jungles, valleys, farmland, and quaint towns.

Your travels are rewarded with stunning views of the ocean crashing on El Salvador’s famous black sand beaches. Take a dip if you wish — both the ocean and the pool will provide a refreshing break after your journey. As the sky turns orange and the sun sets over the horizon, you’ll catch the lovely aromas wafting from the kitchen as your dinner is being prepared. Another day is gone, and Nicaragua awaits, ready to unveil its wonders next.

Day 15: El Salvador to Léon - Nicaragua
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WALK: Walking tour in Léon, 3-4 km, easy grade, 2-3 hours

ITINERARY: After your hotel breakfast, you will depart to La Union Harbour for a scenic boat ride to Nicaragua. Following this seafaring transfer, you’ll continue your journey to León. After enjoying a nice lunch en route, you’ll arrive in this scenic colonial town.

In León, a guided tour will showcase the town’s beauty and historical significance. You’ll explore the colourful streets, making your way to the main plaza where you’ll find the León Cathedral. Not only will you get to go inside, but you’ll also explore the top, offering views overlooking the town.

Finishing your tour in the late afternoon, you’ll retreat to your hotel, where a lovely dinner will be prepared for you to enjoy.

Day 16: Walk Cerro Negro - Explore Granada
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WALK: Walk up Cerro Negro, 3 km, moderate grade, 2 hours

ITINERARY: Living up to its name, the black-as-coal Cerro Negro volcano will be your first destination of the day after a hearty breakfast in León. Cerro Negro offers a short, unique hike up its dark mass, rewarding you with panoramic views of farmland, jungle, and distant towering volcanoes. The walk might dirty your shoes, but the stunning vistas along the trail make it well worth it. For the adventurous, there will be an option to go volcano boarding or sledding — a once-in-a-lifetime experience, as volcanic sand proves just as exhilarating as snow.

The day is just beginning as the journey continues to Granada. Your first stop will be lunch at a local restaurant in the nation’s capital, Managua. Next, you’ll head to the Masaya volcano, where a short walk leads to a breathtaking view of the crater. Following this, you’ll visit the Masaya markets to immerse yourself in local culture and perhaps pick up a souvenir.

Finally, you will reach Granada, where dinner awaits at your hotel, finishing off a day filled with adventure and unforgettable experiences.

Day 17: Lake Nicaragua journey to Ometepe
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WALK: No walks today, kayak lake exploration, moderate, 2 hours

ITINERARY: Begin your day with a delightful Nicaraguan breakfast, setting the stage for a morning kayak tour of the enchanting islets of Lake Nicaragua. Glide through pristine waters surrounded by lush greenery, offering a perfect vantage point to observe vibrant birdlife and wildlife, such as monkeys dangling from the trees. Following the invigorating kayak tour, venture into Granada, a town adorned with colonial architecture. Enjoy a leisurely lunch, savouring local flavours that reflect the rich culinary heritage of Nicaragua.

After lunch, set sail on a scenic boat journey to the mystical Ometepe Island, known for its twin volcanoes and stunning landscapes. Upon arrival, relax by the beach, take in the serene beauty, and unwind by the pool at your island retreat. As the day transitions into evening, savour a delectable dinner at the lodge on Ometepe Island, letting the flavours of Nicaragua tantalise your taste buds in the tranquillity of this idyllic setting.

Day 18: Ometepe Island - Walk Maderas Volcano
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WALK: Madras Volcano 12.5 km, hard grade, elevation gain 1281 m, 8 hours with breaks

ITINERARY: Start your day with a hearty breakfast at the hotel. The day unfolds with a challenging yet rewarding trek to Maderas Volcano, a breathtaking eight-hour journey. As you ascend through lush jungles, catch glimpses of stunning lake views until you finally reach the majestic crater. Maderas is completely covered in dense jungle forest, making it the perfect place to completely immerse yourself in nature. At the top, enjoy a well-earned lunch in the tranquillity of the forested crater.

For those seeking a more relaxed alternative, indulge in a serene day at El Ojo de Agua. Immerse yourself in crystal-clear waters, surrounded by picturesque scenery. Revel in the tranquillity and pamper yourself with chocolate treats at El Pital, a delightful addition to your leisurely day.

As the groups reconvene, join together for a delightful dinner back at the hotel. Share stories of the day’s adventures and savour the flavours of Nicaraguan cuisine.

Day 19: La Leona Waterfall and Rio Negro Hot Springs
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WALK: La Leona waterfall walk, 3 km, moderate grade, 2 hours with breaks

ITINERARY: The people joining us from Nicaragua will take an early boat from Ometepe Island to the mainland, a journey that will take around an hour. From there, you’ll be brought to the border with Costa Rica in about 45 minutes. The first walk of the day is a unique one-kilometer border crossing into Costa Rica, accessible only on foot. Once across, your transport will be waiting to take you to the first attraction of the day: La Leona Waterfall. After a quick stop for lunch on the way, you will embark on a short hike through lush jungle to reach the waterfall. La Leona is located inside a rocky canyon, and to get up close to the waterfall, you will need to swim through the blue water.

After taking in the impressive views, you’ll head to the Santa Maria Hot Springs. Heated by a nearby volcano, this blue water pool allows you to relax surrounded by white cliffs, green grass and trees, and colorful jungle birds chirping. After an hour or so of tranquility, you will walk back to your transfer vehicle, which will take you to your accommodation for the night, near the famous Rio Celeste. Here, you will enjoy a communal dinner with the rest of the travelers starting their journey in Costa Rica.

Day 20: Rio Celeste Waterfall and Hanging Bridges Walk
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WALK: Rio Celeste, moderate, 5 km, 3 hours. Hanging bridges walk, easy, 3 km, 2 hours.

ITINERARY: After finishing your breakfast made with local produce, you will head to the Rio Celeste waterfall. Famous for its neon blue water, it is a sight that is sure to impress. You’ll make your way down a well-maintained path surrounded by the deep greens of the Costa Rican jungle, with Morpho butterflies fluttering all around. The walk will take around one hour each way, leading you to the stunning ‘light blue river waterfall.’

Once back at the trail’s end, you will be taken to the Místico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park, with a stop for a superb lunch offering views of Lake Arenal. With full bellies, you’ll walk across the hanging bridges in the Arenal cloud forest. This three-kilometre walk will take you into the heart of the jungle, where your guides will help you spot hidden animals and share interesting facts about the area.

After these two walks, it’s time to relax at your hot spring resort. Here, you will have private access to the hot springs, with nearby views of the Arenal Volcano, which you will explore the next day. Before your evening program of complete relaxation, you will enjoy a lovely dinner right at the resort. Whenever your eyes are struggling to stay open, you can retire to your chambers to dream of the adventures to come.

Day 21: Arenal National Park
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WALK: Fortuna Waterfall walk, easy, 1.5 km, 1 hour. Lava Field walk, easy, 4 km, 2 hours.

ITINERARY: After a hearty breakfast, you will head to another magical location tucked into the jungle. The Fortuna Waterfall is among the most impressive features in Costa Rica’s diverse rainforest landscape. A large flow of whitewater tumbles 75 meters down a cliff covered with bright green brush into a blue pool of water below, where you will be able to take a dip after a short hike through the jungle.

The next trek of the day takes you over the lava fields created by the Arenal Volcano, offering many impressive views during this four-kilometre nature walk. The landscape here is characterised by black volcanic rock contrasted with low, thick green brush growing all around. The low brush allows for 360-degree vistas of the area throughout most of the walk.

After this busy morning program, we’ll head back to the resort for another locally sourced lunch. In the afternoon, you can choose to unwind at the hotel’s hot springs or go along for another adventure up a viewing point in Arenal National Park, promising more breathtaking vistas. Once the group that took the trek up has returned, another dinner will be served at the resort as the sun disappears over the horizon. The walks today will have prepared you for another cozy slumber in your luxury suite.

Day 22: Monteverde Cloud Forest Walk
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WALK: Monteverde walk, easy, 6 km, 3 hours. Nighttime walk, easy, 2 km, 2 hours.

ITINERARY: An early start begins a busy day in the magical cloud forests of Monteverde. The transfer will take around 2.5 hours, taking you around Lake Arenal and through the rainforest. Upon arrival, you will tour the ecological farm of Hotel Belmar, your home for the night. After touring the farm, lunch will be prepared with fresh produce from the gardens.

The famous cloud forest of Monteverde awaits you, with an expert guide ready to share insights about the flora and fauna. Cloud forests are just as green and lush as rainforests but offer a cooler climate with moisture coming from fog, creating a surreal scenery unlike any other. The six-kilometre walk through the forest will take around three hours, giving you ample time to absorb the area’s beauty.

At around 5 pm, you will return to your hotel, where another locally sourced meal will be prepared for dinner. After dinner, you will explore the cloud forest at night. From around 6 to 8 pm, you will be guided through a smaller section of the national park with a flashlight. The forest comes alive at night, allowing you to see an array of animals such as colourful frogs, tarantulas, sloths, armadillos, and more. After a long day of exploring the Monteverde region, you can retire to the beautiful Hotel Belmar.

Day 23: Jaco Street Art Tour and Manuel Antonio
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WALK: Jaco walking tour, 3 km, 3 hours, easy grade.

ITINERARY: After breakfast, you will embark on a 2.5-hour transfer to the coastal town of Jaco. Upon arrival, you’ll enjoy a delightful oceanside lunch, providing the perfect opportunity to savour some of the local seafood. Following lunch, you’ll explore the town with a guide who will show you all the amazing street art the place is famous for.

Once your tour concludes, you’ll embark on another 1.5-hour transfer down the coast to your hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park. Hotel Costa Verde offers an ideal setting for unwinding and cooling off by the pool in the late afternoon, surrounded by views of the ocean and lush palm-filled jungle. Your day will finish with a delightful dinner, allowing you to relax and prepare for an early morning rise to explore the famous Manuel Antonio National Park.

Day 24: Manuel Antonio - Drake Bay
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WALK: Manuel Antonio walk, 7 km, easy grade, 3 hours.

ITINERARY: An early breakfast kicks off your day, as you prepare to beat the crowds on a 7 am tour of Manuel Antonio National Park. Despite being the smallest national park in Costa Rica, it is also the most famous, renowned for its intense biodiversity, lush jungle, and white sand beaches. Your walk will cover around 7 kilometres, leading you through the entirety of the park. During this 3-hour expedition, your guide will help you spot all the incredible wildlife the area hosts. After your walk, you can cool off with a dip in the blue waters surrounding the park’s white sand beaches.

Following a lovely lunch, your next transfer will be waiting to take you to Drake Bay, located in Corcovado National Park. Known as the most densely biodiverse place on Earth, this is the ultimate destination for wilderness lovers. Upon arrival at your beautiful lodge, you can begin to envision your jungle expeditions while indulging in the delectable cuisine served for dinner. As your bed welcomes you, you’ll be ready for another day of jungle adventure.

Day 25: Corcovado National Park Wilderness Walk
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WALK: Corcovado, approx. 10 km, moderate, 7 hours with breaks

ITINERARY: You’ll be up before daybreak to kickstart your day, boarding a boat after breakfast to commence your jungle expedition at 6 am. Beginning by the coast, the walk will gradually lead you deeper into the jungle. Accompanied by an expert guide who knows all the best spots for viewing incredible flora and fauna, you’ll delve into the heart of the most biodiverse place on Earth. From tropical birds to monkeys, sloths, and more, the forest will come alive around you, with your guide ensuring you catch sight of it all.

The leisurely 12-kilometre trek will allow you to absorb the surroundings fully. Nearing the afternoon, you’ll pause for a picnic lunch before completing the last leg of the walk, which will lead you out of the jungle and back onto the boat. Returning to the lodge around 3 pm, you’ll have time to relax by the pool or ocean until the chefs prepare a delightful dinner for you to enjoy. A restful night’s sleep at the lodge will recharge you for the second part of your rainforest expedition.

Day 26: Corcovado National Park Jungle Exploration
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WALK: Corcovado, approx. 10 km, moderate, 7 hours with breaks

ITINERARY: Wake up in the tranquillity of a jungle oasis, surrounded by the sounds of nature, and savour your breakfast as the sun begins to cast its golden light over the blue sea and lush green palms. Today, you’ll once again venture into the depths of the verdant jungle, where more wildlife and natural wonders await.

On your final day in Costa Rica, you’ll immerse yourself in the country’s glorious wilderness with another exhilarating hike into the forest. Your journey will take you further into the heart of the jungle, where you’ll explore around the famous Sirena Ranger Station, renowned for its wildlife study and extreme biodiversity. As you trek through the lush landscape, marvel at the towering jungle trees draped in vines and uncover the myriad creatures that call this area home. It’s the perfect opportunity to practice your bird calls, as the jungle reverberates with the melodious songs of hundreds of bird species.

After today’s extraordinary exploration, you’ll return to your lodge to unwind in your tropical hideaway. Whether you choose to relax by the pool, take out a kayak, or simply enjoy a few drinks while soaking in the last hours of sunlight, you’ll cherish these final moments in Costa Rica. Tonight, another delightful dinner awaits — a fitting farewell to the beauty and diversity of Costa Rica as you prepare to embark on your journey to the equally captivating country of Panama.

Day 27: Travel to Boquete - Panama
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WALK: 3.5 km, easy grade, 3 hours.

ITINERARY: Prepare for another early start as you transfer from Drake Bay to Boquete, Panama. The scenic transfer will take approximately 6 hours, offering a mesmerising transition from dense jungle to sprawling farmlands, and finally, cloud forest mountains. Along the way, you’ll pause to enjoy a delightful local lunch in Boquete.

In the afternoon, you’ll embark on a trek to the Lost Waterfalls, immersing yourself in the heart of the cloud forests. As you traverse the trail, you’ll encounter babbling streams, rushing rapids, and, ultimately, breathtaking waterfalls to behold. The cooler climate of Boquete is perfect for walking, offering a refreshing change from the humid jungles of Corcovado. After this invigorating 3-hour walk, you’ll retire to your charming farmland hotel, where you can unwind and enjoy dinner amidst the lush, forested hills that surround you.

Day 28: Boquete Cloud Forest - Pianista Trail
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WALK: 7.9 km, moderate grade, elevation gain 589 m, 4 hours.

ITINERARY: Today, following a hearty breakfast at the hotel, you’ll delve deeper into the splendor of Boquete. Your morning will be filled with the El Pianista walk, a trail that unveils the highlights of the cloud forest. Beginning amidst open fields with views of mountains on the horizon, the trail gradually leads you into the heart of the forest, where you will be completely enveloped in the lush greens. As you traverse the path, you’ll walk through a narrow canyon adorned with moss-covered rocks and small plants. While the trail may pose challenges to navigate independently, our expert guides ensure a seamless journey through this enchanting landscape. Throughout much of the day, the forest is veiled in mist, adding a magical touch to the scenery.

After completing the trail, you’ll enjoy a delicious lunch before heading off to visit a local coffee farm. Here, you’ll partake in a tour that unveils the intricate process behind producing excellent coffee. Even for non-coffee lovers, it’s a great place to go for a leisurely walk with great views all around. Following the coffee farm experience, you’ll return to your hotel, where another regional dinner will be prepared for you to enjoy.

Day 29: Anton Valley - La Silla Walk
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WALK: 5 km, moderate grade, elevation gain 400 m, 2.5 hours.

ITINERARY: A fascinating journey through the beautiful country of Panama awaits, taking you to Anton Valley. Breakfast will be provided en route, allowing you to arrive in Anton Valley early. Upon arrival, lunch will be served at the hotel. The afternoon is reserved for a short hike up La Silla, offering breathtaking views. This brief ascent rewards you with a 360-degree panorama, showcasing Panama’s natural beauty. Covered in lush grass, the hill resembles something out of a Disney movie. After descending, you’ll visit the Nispero Zoo, an animal rescue centre housing a variety of local creatures. Here, you can observe wildlife up close while contributing to its preservation. From jaguars and monkeys to tropical birds, the zoo offers a diverse array of animals to admire. As the day comes to an end, the chefs at your hotel will craft a gourmet dinner for you to enjoy before retiring to your room.

Day 30: Walk La India Dormida - Panama City
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WALK: 3.5 km, easy grade, elevation gain 282 m, 2 hours.

ITINERARY: Before heading to the final destination of Panama City, you will make it up the India Dormida trail for breathtaking sunrise views. Overlooking Anton Valley and its surrounding mountains, India Dormida is a moderate hike that will take around 4 hours in total. Much like La Silla, this climb ends above the trees on a picturesque grass covered rolling hill. Once on top you can sit and enjoy breakfast as you watch the sun rise, illuminating the now gold looking grass around you. After all pictures have been taken you can make your way down where the transfer to Panama City will be waiting for you. The drive will be just over two hours and permits you to take a quick nap before arriving in the city for Lunch.

The Afternoon program contains a historical tour of the old colonial centre of Panama. Casco Antiguo or Casco Viejo is considered a UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Site, and dates back to 1673. It is known for vibrant plazas and beautiful brick-paved streets surrounded by colourful houses. After this walk you will be taken to the hotel located inside this historic centre. Here you will be greeted with a festive dinner to celebrate the end of the Central America tour. Whether you started all the way back in Mexico or in Costa Rica, everyone will be many wonderful experiences richer, and this festive dinner will top it off.

Day 31: Panama City - End tour
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ITINERARY: You’ll enjoy one final breakfast with us at your hotel in Panama. Following breakfast, you can choose to stay in Panama and continue your travels, or transfer to the airport if you’re departing. For those leaving later, transportation to the airport will be at your own expense. Taxis are a convenient and readily available option, and arrangements can be made in advance, online, or through the hotel.

END: Your tour will conclude around 10 am after breakfast. You can opt to be transported to the airport or continue your journey independently.

Tour Accommodation

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Rancho Encantado

Bacalar, Mexico

Stay at the beautiful Bacalar in Rancho Encantado, situated on the stunning Seven-Colored Lagoon. Rancho Encantado is a modern 4-star boutique resort, designed in a style that blends Spanish colonial and Mayan architecture. The resort is located right on the neon blue waters of the lake, and kayaks are included, allowing you to enjoy a breathtaking sunset on the water. Expert chefs will prepare your dinner, and breakfast will be provided the next morning.

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Island Magic Beach Resort

Caye Caulker, Belize

Island Magic Beach Resort is located in the heart of the bustling, tropical island of Caye Caulker. It is close to turquoise beaches, quaint shops for souvenirs, and within walking distance of everything the island has to offer. The resort features a pool to help you cool off from the Belizean heat, with umbrellas providing protection from the sun’s UV rays.

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31 day Ultimate Central America Experience
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El Camino Real Tikal

Péten, Guatemala

El Camino Real Tikal is a beautiful 4-star lodge nestled at the base of a jungle-covered hill, offering stunning views and direct access to Lake Flores. You will spend two nights here, giving you ample time to enjoy all the amenities: a lovely pool, kayaks for exploring the lake, a woodshop, and more. As always, food and drinks of the highest quality are included.

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La Casa del Mundo

Lake Atitlán, Guatemala

This lovely hotel will be your home for three nights, located on the shores of Lake Atitlán. This charming hotel offers a restaurant, private beach, garden, terrace, and bar, providing a perfect blend of relaxation and adventure. Each room, built into the lake’s cliff sides, features traditional Mayan decorations and spectacular lake views, adding to the stunning scenery of the lake and surrounding mountainous landscape.

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El Convento

Antigua, Guatemala

Another beautiful boutique hotel, featuring traditional Spanish architecture, will be your home for two nights. El Convento is designed in a circular layout, with all rooms surrounding a beautiful garden with serene water features, creating a calm oasis in the heart of the lively town of Antigua.

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Hacienda San Lucas

Copán, Honduras

Nestled in the lush jungle just outside of Copan, your beautiful luxury lodge awaits. Built in a traditional style, it offers stunning views of green valleys and local birdlife. With botanical gardens and a pool to cool down, this paradise will make your short stay in Honduras absolutely unforgettable.

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Cardedeu Hotel

Coatepeque, El Salvador

In a break from traditional architecture, you are now welcomed to the luxurious, modern Cardedeu Hotel. End your night at the infinity pool overlooking the magnificent Lake Coatepeque, with views of not one but four volcanoes. Once again, only the best regional food will be served for you to enjoy before diving into your comfortable bed.

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Los Almendros de San Lorenzo

Suchitoto, El Salvador

With stunning views of the lake, a refreshing pool, proximity to the heart of the colonial town, and a lovely kitchen staffed by passionate chefs, what more could you ask for during your second Salvadorian stay? Los Almendros de San Lorenzo is a delightful boutique hotel ready to ensure your stay is both comfortable and memorable.

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Los Mangos

La Periquera, El Salvador

Hotel Los Mangos is your paradise lodge for the night. As you walk into the lobby, you can almost taste the ocean’s salt, with the black sand beaches reaching right up to your doorstep. The sun is setting, waves are gently breaking, and a cool breeze comes through, making the palms rustle gently as you get ready for dinner at this beautiful beach resort.

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El Convento

Léon, Nicaragua

Conventos are old monasteries of sorts and are often beautiful pieces of architecture. El Convento in León is no different, now transformed into a cozy boutique hotel with a central courtyard and pool. It will be the perfect place for you to unwind in the heart of the lovely town of León.

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Plaza Colón

Granada, Nicaragua

Hotel Plaza Colón is a beautifully refurbished colonial house overlooking Granada’s Central Park, seamlessly combining modern amenities with old-world style and high standards of sustainability. All rooms are air-conditioned, with some arranged around a beautiful central courtyard and swimming pool, whilst others feature large terraces offering great views of the park and the colourful cathedral. After a long day of exploring, unwind at the cosy bar where you can enjoy a nightcap.

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Villa Paraíso

Ometepe Island, Nicaragua

Located on Santo Domingo Beach, often considered one of the most beautiful beaches on Ometepe Island, boasting 7 km of white sand and imposing natural beauty, this rustic boutique resort offers private cabins overlooking the beach. These cabins are richly decorated and well-maintained, equipped with air-conditioning, warm water, and satellite TV. Guests can also enjoy the swimming pool located next to the beach. The hotel’s restaurant specialises in seafood and Lake Nicaragua fish.

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Sueño Rio Celeste

Costa Rica

Sueño Rio Celeste is a boutique hotel located in Bijagua, Costa Rica, nestled between the Tenorio and Miravalles Volcanoes, surrounded by a serene piece of rainforest. The hotel offers a unique and tranquil oasis for travelers, with blooming flora and fauna, a healthy breakfast made from local ingredients, and an onsite spa.

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Sangregado Lodge

Costa Rica

Disconnect and rejuvenate amidst 27 hectares of pristine forest, with private villas and rooms providing privacy and comfort. The strategic location offers easy access to Mistico Hanging Bridges Park, hot springs, and Arenal Volcano National Park within just 15 minutes. Experience rich biodiversity as you explore this family-owned haven. Reconnect with nature and luxury at Sangregado Lodge. Your rainforest adventure begins here.

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Hotel Heliconia

Monteverde, Costa Rica

Embark on an unforgettable stay at Hotel Heliconia in Monteverde’s stunning six-acre cloud forest. Enjoy panoramic views of misty forests and the distant Gulf of Nicoya, while exotic birds flit through the vibrant canopy. The cozy wood facade and traditional Costa Rican decor create a tranquil haven, offering exceptional experiences and meticulous attention to detail throughout your stay.

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Villas Lirio

Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

Nestled in the stunning mountains of the Central Pacific and near the renowned Manuel Antonio National Park, Hotel Villas Lirio boasts luxurious rooms, a vibrant tropical-style restaurant and lounge, and two sparkling pools. Surrounded by exquisite design, this hotel offers an immersive Costa Rican rainforest experience.

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SCP Corcovado Wilderness Lodge

Drake Bay, Costa Rica

Set above a palm-fringed beach and surrounded by 250,000 acres of National Park and Reserves, this 189-acre rainforest property offers both adventure and relaxation. With 30 luxury accommodations, first-class service, and exciting activities, guests are immersed in the untouched nature of the Osa Peninsula for an authentic and unforgettable Costa Rican vacation.

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Finca Lerida

Boquete, Panama

Finca Lerida will immerse you in the Boquete countryside, famous for its high-quality coffee farms and lush cloud forests. Relax in this lovely boutique hotel, offering forested valley views with only the calming songs of local birds interrupting the silence. Combined with delectable food made with local produce, this makes it the perfect place to unwind after your walks.

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The Golden Frog Inn

Anton Valley, Panama

The Golden Frog Inn is a cozy and charming B&B where you can live amongst nature in a volcano crater. The lush and tropical landscape, beautiful mountain views, and open-air terrace create the perfect setting to unwind. The hotel’s restaurant, Volcancito, brings an unexpected twist to traditional Mexican flavours, influenced by the jungle setting and made with seasonal, sustainably farmed, local ingredients.

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Central Hotel Panama

Casco Viejo, Panama

Last but certainly not least, the boutique hotel we’ve chosen for your final night is Central Hotel Panama. You’ll stay right in the heart of Panama’s old city: Casco Viejo. The rooftop bar and restaurant will set the stage for your final feast to celebrate your journey. As you look over the old city, with large skyscrapers marking your final destination in the background, it’ll be a fitting end to your adventure.

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DEPARTURE DATES:
We will run a departure once a year during the months of January to February. We will also consider opening up a new departure date if we have enough demand. Email us at walks@lifesanadventure.com.au

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PAST PASSENGER DISCOUNT: Those who have travelled with Life’s An Adventure previously, receive a past passenger discount of $100. This discount will automatically be deducted from future bookings when you book online using the same email address used for past bookings.

EARLYBIRD CANCELLATIONS: Cancellations are not permitted for Earlybird Deals or Spot Specials, however, transfers to another date are permitted 12 weeks or more prior to departure. We advise taking out travel insurance, in case unexpected circumstances prior to the trip, prevent you from joining this tour. Early bird or Spot Special discounts cannot be used in conjunction with another offer. To receive these special discounts, full payment must be made at the time of initial booking.

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Travel Insurance is compulsory for all international bookings.  Travel Insurance covers items such as cancellation of tour due to minimum numbers not met, or adverse weather conditions, injury, evacuation, delayed flights, illness, etc. We have partnered with Cover-More to provide travel insurance to our guests. To get a quote or purchase travel insurance directly with them CLICK HERE .

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  • Prices are per person in Australian dollars and include GST.
  • A deposit of $500 per person is required to secure your booking. (unless taking advantage of Earlybird or Spot Specials in which full payment is required at time of booking).
  • Note: If you are booking within 90 days of your departure date – we will require full payment at the time of booking
  • Prices are based on twin share of rooms. If you are travelling solo you may be required to share with someone of the same gender. If this is not suitable you can request to pay a single supplement, however, limited single rooms are available per trip so are on a request basis.
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