Multi-Day Tour

Volcano Adventure – Antigua to San José (21 days)

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Antigua Guatemala To San José

Valid for Departures: 08 Jul 2018 - 29 Dec 2019

Volcano Adventure – Antigua to San José (21 days)

Day 1

Antigua Guatemala

Day 2

Antigua Guatemala

Day 3

Antigua Guatemala/Copán

Day 4

Copán

Day 5

Copán/Roatán

Day 6

Roatán

Day 7

Roatán/León

Day 8

León

Day 9

León/Granada

Day 11

Granada/Isla de Ometepe

Day 12

Isla de Ometepe

Day 13

Isla de Ometepe/San Juan del Sur

Day 18

La Fortuna

Day 19

La Fortuna/San José

Day 20

San José

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Antigua Guatemala
None None
Day 1 Antigua Guatemala: There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting. Modern Antigua is a peaceful colonial city that is a pleasure to explore. Enjoy the beautiful architecture of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2
Antigua Guatemala
None Lunch
Day 2 Antigua Guatemala: Take a mountain bike ride out into the countryside or explore the fascinating markets, shops and museums within the city. Walk through quiet cobblestoned streets past rebuilt stucco homes with heavy, beautifully carved wooden entrances. Included Activities: Cooking Class
Day 3
Antigua Guatemala/Copán
None None
Day 3 Antigua Guatemala/Copán: Cross into Honduras and head for the town of Copán. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Guatemala-Honduras) Transport: Stop along the way to cross the border and have lunch. Private Vehicle
Day 4
Copán
None None
Day 4 Copán: Enjoy a guided tour of the Mayan ruins of Copán and opt to soak in hot springs. Included Activities: Copán Ruins Guided Tour
Day 5
Copán/Roatán
None None
Day 5 Copán/Roatán: Head to the diving haven of Roatán, set amongst what is part of the second-largest barrier reef in the world. This Caribbean island is famous for its marine treasures. Crystal blue waters invite swimming, diving, snorkelling, or simply relaxing on the white-sand beaches of the Bay Islands. Transport: Local bus The bus will make a quick stop to purchase food and use the toilets. Local bus The large ferry has two floors with an air-conditioned cabin and an open air area towards the back. Ferry Private Vehicle
Day 6
Roatán
None None
Day 6 Roatán: The beaches of the western end are some of the most beautiful in the world, with clear turquoise water, powdery white sand and swaying coconut palms. While many people spend their days immersed in the warm, blue Caribbean waters, enjoying excellent fresh seafood, you may also opt to venture into the hilly interior by scooter. The botanical gardens offer relaxed walking amongst exotic plants and racing 'Jesus lizards', a species of lizard that runs on its hind legs. In nearby Sandy Bay, the Institute for Marine Sciences is definitely worth a visit.
Day 7
Roatán/León
None None
Day 8 Roatán/León: León was the former capital from the colonial period until 1857, and still the centre of much of the country’s cultural and intellectual activity. Opt to visit Central America’s largest cathedral or explore the history-filled streets. Transport: Private Vehicle Plane Plane Private Vehicle
Day 8
León
None None
Day 9 León: There is always something interesting to do in León, whether it be a city tour, kayaking around Juan Venado Island, or a trip to the nearby beaches of Poneloya and Las Peñitas. If you’d prefer to just wander through the streets, you’ll find several politically-charged murals depicting Nicaragua’s turbulent history and several good museums in the area, including one dedicated to the heroes and martyrs of the Sandinista movement. Included Activities: Orientation Walk
Day 9
León/Granada
None None
Day 10 León/Granada: Nicaragua boasts both incredibly friendly people and impressive natural beauty. Granada’s colonial charm is complimented by the surrounding active volcanoes and lakes, making day trips a fun and easy option. Hike, cruise, or just explore the city’s markets and museums. Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 10
Granada, Nicaragua
None None
Day 11 Granada: Enjoy free time to explore. Opt to kayak the isletas, rent a bike, take a city tour, or head to Laguna de Apoyo for a swim.
Day 11
Granada/Isla de Ometepe
None None
Day 12 Granada/Isla de Ometepe (1D): Cross Lake Nicaragua by ferry to arrive at Ometepe Island. The group will be split up amongst different families within this small community. Enjoy local meals and getting to know your host family. During your stay, if you enjoy a challenge, hike Madera Volcano. If you want to take it a little slower, check out the pre-Columbian petroglyphs, try out the Tarzan swing at a nearby jungle swimming hole, or enjoy the beach. Included Activities: Puesta del Sol Community Guesthouse Stay Transport: Local bus Local bus Ferry Private Vehicle
Day 12
Isla de Ometepe
None Breakfast, Dinner
Day 13 Isla de Ometepe: Opt to climb Volcano Concepcion or Volcano Maderas, take a cultural tour, visit the beach at Santo Domingo, or visit el Ojo de Agua for a refreshing swim and lunch. Included Activities: Puesta del Sol Community Guesthouse Stay
Day 13
Isla de Ometepe/San Juan del Sur
None Breakfast
Day 14 Isla de Ometepe/San Juan del Sur: Journey to low-key San Juan del Sur for some serious relaxation by the sea. Set on a stunning horseshoe shaped cove, this fishing village is the perfect place to combine two of Nicaragua’s best features – its beautiful beaches and its award-winning Flor de Caña rum! Do as much or as little as you want. Take surf lessons, try your luck at fishing, go ziplining on the hills above San Juan del Sur, or just lounge on the beach. A short boat or taxi ride away, the deserted beaches of Playa Maderas and Majagual to the north and Playa Remanso to the south are calling out to be explored. In the evenings take advantage of the relaxed seaside nightlife with the friendly locals. Transport: Private Vehicle Ferry Local bus Local bus
Day 14
San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua
None None
Day 15 San Juan del Sur: Enjoy free time for optional activities or relaxing on the beach.
Day 15
San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua
None None
Day 16 San Juan del Sur/Monteverde: Travel to Costa Rica and into the misty cloud forests of Monteverde. Take an included guided night walk to learn about nocturnal life in the cloud forest firsthand. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Nicaragua - Costa Rica) Guided Cloud Forest Night Walk Transport: Local bus Private Vehicle
Day 16
Monte Verde, Costa Rica
None None
Day 17 Monteverde: Optional activities here include sky walks (suspension bridges amid foliage), butterfly garden, and a canopy zip-line tour.
Day 17
Monte Verde, Costa Rica
None None
Day 18 Monteverde/La Fortuna: Travel to La Fortuna, located at the foot of Arenal Volcano. La Fortuna is an excellent base for adventure. Opt to take a hike around the base of the volcano, hike the area’s nature trails, swim in the chilly La Fortuna waterfall or join a canopy tour and catch a bird’s eye view of the forest greenery. Other optional activities include mountain biking, caving, horseback riding or a tour of the Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge. Like much of Costa Rica, the area is a birders’ paradise, with over 600 species as permanent residents. Transport: Shared van Boat Shared van
Day 18
La Fortuna
None None
Day 19 La Fortuna: Opt to go canyoneering, whitewater rafting, hiking, caving, horseback riding, paddleboarding, kayaking, or visit a wildlife refuge. There are so many activities to choose from while in the area.
Day 19
La Fortuna/San José
None None
Day 20 La Fortuna/San José: Travel to San José, and opt for a night out with the group. Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 20
San José
None None
Day 21 San José: Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day

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From the evocative cobblestone streets of Antigua to the lush cloud forests of Costa Rica, get off the tourist track and discover the colour and spirit of Central America. Explore ancient Mayan ruins at Copán and visit small villages for insight into the region’s vibrant culture. Unwind on the white-sand beaches of Roatán and then delve into the jungle surrounding Ometepe Island and explore volcanoes. With its combination of included activities and countless thrilling options, this trip offer...

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