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Central American Adventure - Intrepid Travel
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33 days

Central American Adventure

From Playa del Carmen to San Jose
Tour Operator:
Intrepid Travel
Max group size:
16
Age range:
15 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
3976
Hygiene Measures:
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Highlights

  • Practice your Spanish or take a salsa lesson in Antigua
  • Opt to visit the Crystal Maiden in Actun Tunichil Muknal
  • Uncover ancient Mayan ruins in Tikal, Copan, and Tulum
  • Nab a hammock and embrace El Tunco’s mellow vibe
  • Marvel at the vast biodiversity of the misty cloud forests

Itinerary

Start in Playa del Carmen and end in San Jose! With the Discovery tour Central American Adventure, you have a 33 days tour package taking you through Playa del Carmen, Mexico and 17 other destinations in Latin America. Central American Adventure includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Playa del Carmen
  2. Day 2: Tulum
  3. Day 3: Tulum
  4. Day 4: Caye Caulker
  5. Day 5: Caye Caulker
  6. Day 6: Caye Caulker
  7. Day 7: San Ignacio
  8. Day 8: San Ignacio
  9. Day 9: Tikal
  10. Day 10: Rio Dulce
  11. Day 11: Rio Dulce
  12. Day 12: Antigua
  13. Day 13: Chichicastenango / San Jorge La Laguna
  14. Day 14: Lake Atitlan / Panajachel
  15. Day 15: Antigua
  16. Day 16: Antigua
  17. Day 17: Antigua
  18. Day 18: Copan
  19. Day 19: Suchitoto
  20. Day 20: Suchitoto
  21. Day 21: San Miguel / El Cuco
  22. Day 22: El Cuco
  23. Day 23: Leon
  24. Day 24: Granada
  25. Day 25: Granada
  26. Day 26: Ometepe Island
  27. Day 27: Ometepe Island
  28. Day 28: Monteverde
  29. Day 29: Monteverde
  30. Day 30: La Fortuna
  31. Day 31: La Fortuna
  32. Day 32: San Jose
  33. Day 33: San Jose
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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Hygiene Measures
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
26 nights
Home-stay
1 night
Camping
1 night
Lodge
4 nights

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    · February 23rd, 2017
    In overall I enjoyed my 32 days Central America Tour. It took me to the places I would never make on my own without knowing Spanish. It is a well organized tour with professional tour leaders. My group had a variety of people from 18-66 yo, we had from... Show more
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    Trip date: February 2017
  • Central American Adventure reviewer 2
    · February 7th, 2017
    My trip with intrepid was very good. We covered a lot of area. My guide Maurico Ramirez is 2nd to none. His knowledge energy and passion for central America made the journey all so much better. We got to learn about local flora and fauna in depth, The... Show more
    Trip date: January 2017
  • A
    · December 7th, 2010
    Great trip, great group, great guide. Thoroughly enjoyed the trip. All the hastle that comes with travel just wasnᄡt there.
    Trip date: November 2010
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  • A
    · October 27th, 2010
    Enjoyable trip. Not particularly high on cultural experiences, but lots of interesting places.
    Trip date: September 2010
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  • A
    · October 27th, 2010
    A trip that covers just about all of the central American countries, pack your patience (especially in the rainy season), take an up to date guide book and enjoy a varied scenery.
    Trip date: September 2010
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  • A
    · October 25th, 2010
    You get a lot out of this trip, although come prepared for long days and quick stays in places you will want to stay longer in. Do your own research so you don't miss out on anything.
    Trip date: September 2010
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  • A
    · August 20th, 2010
    A great trip, it gives you a real taste of the 6 countries visited and see\'s the highlights of each. Its tiring constantly moving, but there is enough time in each place to get a real feel for it.
    Trip date: July 2010
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  • A
    · July 24th, 2010
    Intrepid is a great company to book with and the staff are very friendly. Just make sure your transfers are sorted as I know a few people had problems with these in arrival.
    Trip date: June 2010
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  • A
    · May 29th, 2010
    Great value for money
    Trip date: April 2010
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  • A
    · March 27th, 2010
    Trip was amazing!! Lost of long days of traveling so be ready for that. The activities make the trip so try to include them in your budget.
    Trip date: February 2010
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33 days
Central American Adventure
From Playa del Carmen to San Jose
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • Is it possible to have a room to myself?

      Yes. Please take note that there will be an extra charge for a single supplement room. Please contact us to arrange this.

    • What is the age range of the group going on this trip? Im looking to have a good time with some night life and not a group going to bed early. Are there other travellers travelling single on this departure?

      For the first half of the trip, they are currently all solos (only half of whom are under 40). For the second half, they are again mostly solos but only a couple are under 40. If you're looking for a tour with more night life then this might not be the best choice for you. Get in contact with us and our customer support team will work on pairing you with the perfect adventure.

    • Do you get a private room or do you have to share a room with someone?

      The advertised price is for twin share. If you're travelling solo, Intrepid will pair you with another traveller of the same gender so solo travellers are not obliged to pay a mandatory single supplement.

      However, should you like to request a single room, this can be added to your booking for an extra cost.

    • Would it be possible to join the group later or leave the tour a little earlier?

      It is possible to start or end the trip anywhere along the itinerary, however, as the tours are sold as packages, we will not be able to amend the price.

      Of course, if you decide to start later, we will send you the hotel details where you can meet the group and if you decide to leave earlier, we can let the operator know about that.

      The departure dates are set by the operator and they don't have any flexibility.

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    Good to Know

    • Currency
      BZ$
      Belize Dollar
      Belize
      Costa Rican Colon
      Costa Rica
      Q
      Quetzal
      Guatemala
      L
      Lempira
      Honduras
      $
      Mexican Peso
      Mexico
      SVC
      El Salvador Colon
      El Salvador
    • Plugs & Adapters

      As a traveller from USA, Canada you will need an adaptor for types G, I. As a traveller from England you will need an adaptor for types A, B, I. As a traveller from Australia, New Zealand you will need an adaptor for types A, B, G. As a traveller from South Africa you will need an adaptor for types A, B, G, I.

      Type A
      Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico
      Type B
      Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico
      Type G
      Belize and Guatemala
      Type I
      Guatemala
    • Vaccines
      • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      • Typhoid - Recommended for Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Belize, Guatemala and Honduras. Ideally 3 months before travel.
      • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico. Ideally 2 months before travel.
      • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an infected area for Belize. Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    • Visa
      • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
      • 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.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before July 21st, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after July 21st, 2021, a minimum payment of $400 is required to confirm your booking with Intrepid Travel. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 30 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
      • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Intrepid Travel will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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