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Central American Adventure

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ends on 25 Jul 2018
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Central American Adventure - Intrepid Travel
Central American Adventure - Intrepid Travel
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22 reviews
Starts
Playa del Carmen
Destinations
+18
Ends
San Jose
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Highlights

  • White sandy beaches
  • Explore the underwater world
  • See the Mayan ceremonial centre
  • Natural beauty of Antigua
Age range
15 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Home-stay, Camping, Lodge
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Coach / Bus, Boat, Mini-coach
Travel style
Discovery, Adventure
Start in Playa del Carmen and end in San Jose! With the discovery tour Central American Adventure, you have a 32 day tour package taking you from Playa del Carmen to San Jose and through Playa del Carmen, Mexico and 18 other destinations in Latin America. Central American Adventure includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.

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  • IG
    Written on February 23, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    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 9-16 people on different part of tours. Mostly from Australia, Europe and Canada. All professional. It was few hiccups between the group members, nothing that you would not expect within any group of people. If you are not a people person, or you need to be alone sometimes to regenerate, ask for a single supplement to avoid these issues. And have FUN!
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  • Central American Adventure reviewer 2
    Written on February 7, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    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 transport was made so much better as he was always able to get that little bit better for what was budgeted for. He had great organisation skills making the most of everyday.
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  • A
    Written on December 7, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    Great trip, great group, great guide. Thoroughly enjoyed the trip. All the hastle that comes with travel just wasnᄡt there.

  • A
    Written on October 28, 2010
    4.0 - Good

    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.

  • A
    Written on October 27, 2010
    4.0 - Good

    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.

  • A
    Written on October 27, 2010
    4.0 - Good

    Enjoyable trip. Not particularly high on cultural experiences, but lots of interesting places.

  • A
    Written on October 27, 2010
    4.0 - Good

    Enjoyable trip. Not particularly high on cultural experiences, but lots of interesting places.

  • A
    Written on October 26, 2010
    3.0 - Average

    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.

  • A
    Written on October 25, 2010
    3.0 - Average

    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.

  • A
    Written on August 20, 2010
    4.0 - Good

    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.

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  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: Panajachel
  15. Day 15: Antigua
  16. Day 16: Antigua
  17. Day 17: Copan
  18. Day 18: Suchitoto
  19. Day 19: Suchitoto
  20. Day 20: El Cuco
  21. Day 21: El Cuco
  22. Day 22: Leon
  23. Day 23: Granada
  24. Day 24: Granada
  25. Day 25: Ometepe Island
  26. Day 26: Ometepe Island
  27. Day 27: Monteverde
  28. Day 28: Monteverde
  29. Day 29: La Fortuna/Arenal Volcano National Park
  30. Day 30: La Fortuna/Arenal Volcano National Park
  31. Day 31: San Jose
  32. Day 32: San Jose

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  • Accommodation

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  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

  • Transport

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Flights

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Questions & Answers

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

    • 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.

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    • Saturday
      Jul 28, 2018
      from Playa del Carmen
      32 Days
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      Aug 28, 2018
      to San Jose
      4 seats left
      $115
      USD $2,765
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      Aug 4, 2018
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      Sep 4, 2018
      to San Jose
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      $115
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      Aug 11, 2018
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      Sep 11, 2018
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      $530
      $2,880
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      Aug 18, 2018
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      $530
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      Aug 25, 2018
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      Sep 25, 2018
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      $392
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      $392
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      Sep 29, 2018
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      Oct 6, 2018
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      Nov 6, 2018
      to San Jose
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      $392
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      Oct 13, 2018
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      Nov 13, 2018
      to San Jose
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    About the countries

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    Currencies

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    Quetzal
    Guatemala
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    Nicaragua
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    Costa Rica

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    Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa RicaBelize and GuatemalaGuatemala

    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
    Playa del Carmen 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 19 September 2018 the full payment of $2,350 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 $2350 for Central American Adventure, 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 2,570 km.
    • Playa del Carmen (Mexico)
    • 61 km
    • Tulum (Mexico)
    • 281 km
    • Caye Caulker (Belize)
    • 129 km
    • San Ignacio (Belize)
    • 90 km
    • Flores (Guatemala)
    • 44 km
    • Tikal (Guatemala)
    • 186 km
    • Rio Dulce (Guatemala)
    • 223 km
    • Antigua (Guatemala)
    • 59 km
    • Chichicastenango (Guatemala)
    • 23 km
    • Panajachel (Guatemala)
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