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Central America Explorer - Intrepid Travel
Central America Explorer - Intrepid Travel
Excellent
20 reviews
Starts
Mexico City
Destinations
+26
Ends
San Jose
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Highlights

  • Explore Central American cultures
  • Visit Mayan ruins
  • Enjoy the Belize Cayes islands
  • Experience spectacular landscapes
Age range
15 to 70 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Home-stay, Camping, Lodge, Sleeper Bus
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Coach / Bus, Boat, Local Transport, Mini-coach, Ferry
Start in Mexico City and end in San Jose! With the in-depth cultural tour Central America Explorer, you have a 46 day tour package taking you from Mexico City to San Jose and through Mexico City, Mexico and 26 other destinations in Latin America. Central America Explorer includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.

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  • MJ
    Written on November 26, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    I did the Central American Explorer trip with Intrepid, and two of my tour guides, Gabriel and Randy were amazing. They knew all the good local spots to see and places to eat where you could really experience the local culture. They made my trip easy and unforgettable.
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  • A
    Written on February 7, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    Loved this tour - great locations, people and activities. Six weeks isn\'t enough, could easily do it all over again! Would recommend it to anyone who wants a fun, educational, adventurous yet relaxing trip.

  • A
    Written on February 4, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    Loved this tour - great locations, people and activities. Six weeks isn\'t enough, could easily do it all over again! Would recommend it to anyone who wants a fun, educational, adventurous yet relaxing trip.

  • A
    Written on September 24, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    Absolutely wonderful trip which encompasses everything you could want - historical, cultural, adventure and relaxation!

  • A
    Written on September 24, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    Absolutely wonderful trip which encompasses everything you could want - historical, cultural, adventure and relaxation!

  • A
    Written on September 22, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    Absolutely wonderful trip which encompasses everything you could want - historical, cultural, adventure and relaxation!

  • A
    Written on September 20, 2010
    4.0 - Good

    Enjoyed myself overall.

  • A
    Written on September 20, 2010
    4.0 - Good

    Enjoyed myself overall.

  • A
    Written on September 17, 2010
    4.0 - Good

    Enjoyed myself overall.

  • A
    Written on July 13, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    A wonderful experience and a great way to travel. Our local guide was brilliant.

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: Mexico City
  2. Day 2: Mexico City
  3. Day 3: Puebla
  4. Day 4: Puebla
  5. Day 5: Oaxaca
  6. Day 6: Oaxaca
  7. Day 7: Oaxaca / Overnight Bus
  8. Day 8: San Cristobal de las Casas
  9. Day 9: San Cristobal de las Casas
  10. Day 10: Palenque
  11. Day 11: Merida
  12. Day 12: Merida
  13. Day 13: Merida
  14. Day 14: Chichen Itza / Playa del Carmen
  15. Day 15: Playa del Carmen
  16. Day 16: Tulum
  17. Day 17: Tulum
  18. Day 18: Caye Caulker
  19. Day 19: Caye Caulker
  20. Day 20: Caye Caulker
  21. Day 21: San Ignacio
  22. Day 22: San Ignacio
  23. Day 23: Tikal
  24. Day 24: Rio Dulce
  25. Day 25: Rio Dulce
  26. Day 26: Antigua
  27. Day 27: Chichicastenango / San Jorge La Laguna
  28. Day 28: Panajachel
  29. Day 29: Antigua
  30. Day 30: Antigua
  31. Day 31: Copan
  32. Day 32: Suchitoto
  33. Day 33: Suchitoto
  34. Day 34: El Cuco
  35. Day 35: El Cuco
  36. Day 36: Leon
  37. Day 37: Granada
  38. Day 38: Granada
  39. Day 39: Ometepe Island
  40. Day 40: Ometepe Island
  41. Day 41: Monteverde
  42. Day 42: Monteverde
  43. Day 43: La Fortuna/Arenal Volcano National Park
  44. Day 44: La Fortuna/Arenal Volcano National Park
  45. Day 45: San Jose
  46. Day 46: San Jose

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  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Flights

  • Insurance

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

  • November 1, 2016

    Do you do a pick up service from the airport at any time of the day?

    Airport transfer is not included in this package, but can be arranged for an additional cost.

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  • Jefferey24th January 2018
    Just booked my second tour with TourRadar. VERY HELPFUL Customer Service Reps and very easy to use reservation system. For future vacations, will DEFINITELY use TourRadar!!

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About the countries

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Visa

Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Typhoid
Recommended for Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for Belize, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Yellow fever
Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an infected area for Belize. Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. Ideally 10 days before travel.

Policies

Location
Mexico City is the starting point and San Jose is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Intrepid Travel to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 22 June 2018 the full payment of $3,513 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $3513 for Central America Explorer, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Intrepid Travel tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 4,253 km.
  • Mexico City (Mexico)
  • 42 km
  • Teotihuacan (Mexico)
  • 99 km
  • Puebla (Mexico)
  • 267 km
  • Oaxaca (Mexico)
  • 442 km
  • San Cristobel de Las Casas (Mexico)
  • 110 km
  • Palenque (Mexico)
  • 455 km
  • Merida (Mexico)
  • 114 km
  • Chichen Itza (Mexico)
  • 155 km
  • Playa del Carmen (Mexico)
  • 61 km
  • Tulum (Mexico)
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