Though Central America is but a thin strip of land flanked by cerulean seas, a tour to the region promises the variety of a whole continent. Volcanic mountains and tropical rainforests with exotic wildlife sit beside stunning beaches offering umpteen marine adventures. Beyond the natural and the wild are Mayan architectural sites, and towns with cobblestone streets and colonial architecture. Additionally, explore traditional markets, indigenous cultures, and fusion cuisine and music, for an intimate experience of the region that goes well beyond what you tick off a wishlist.
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Savor the best of a beach holiday and watersports at Ambergris Caye in Belize, or Manuel Antonio in Costa Rica. Explore outstanding Maya ruins at Tikal and Topoxte in Guatemala’s Peten Basin, or Caracol, Lamanai, and Actun Tunichil Muknal, across the border in Belize.
The legacy of the colonial Spanish can be seen in the architecture of cities like Flores and Antigua, in Guatemala, or San José or Cartago in Costa Rica.
Most significant for the traveler is the biodiversity of this region. Costa Rica alone has some 13,630 different plant and animal species. Observe sloths, toucans, and giant turtles in its national parks like the Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve or Tortuguero National Park. Amazing aquatic life is present all along the Central American coastlines, with Belize’s Barrier Reef a veritable wonderland for underwater exploration.
Capture the tremendous natural beauty of Central America by traveling to its wonderful parks: the limestone caves and caverns of the Blue Hole National Park or Mountain Pine Ridge Forest in Belize; the crater lake and highlands of Atitlan, Guatemala; or the Arenal Volcano area in Costa Rica. When you travel to this isthmus, you are guaranteed to be blown away.
Central america is a huge region of spectacular scenic diversity. From the rainforests of Guatemala to the mountains and volcanoes of Costa Rica and the Barrier Reef of Belize, there is so much to see. However in order to make the most of your visit, it can be crucial to make sure you pick the best time to visit Central America. Here is an overview from our experts.
Belize tours offer unparalleled biodiversity both on land and water, right from its lush rainforests laden with rare wildlife to the prismatic underwater world of Belize’s barrier reef. Just a little distance from the pristine sandy beaches, explore archaeological ruins of the Mayan civilization, and unique geographical formations including subterranean sinkholes, caverns and caves.
Tour Highlights: Belize Barrier Reef, Tapir Mountain Nature Reserve, Maya Mountains, coral islands of Ambergris Caye.
Experience ‘la pura vida’, the Costa Rican way! Boasting immense natural beauty from its Caribbean coast to the volcanic mountains and lush forests further in, Costa Rica is a haven for beach and wildlife enthusiasts! Experience the thrill of outdoor activities such as volcano trekking, hiking and biking, go fishing in gurgling streams and rivers, soak away in thermal pools, or soak in the cultural diversity at Costa Rica’s many small towns and vibrant cities.
Tour Highlights: Arenal Volcano, Zip lining in Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve, Tortuguero National Park, culture, cuisine and nightlife at San José, Manuel Antonio National Park, beaches in Playa Uvita
Discover ancient pre-Columbian and Spanish colonial history in Guatemala! From the UNESCO World Heritage city of Antigua to the vibrant streets of Guatemala City, cobblestone streets of Flores to the colorful markets of Chichicastenango, Guatemala offers heady cultural immersion. Just as incredible however, are its lush tropical jungles, Mayan ruins, volcanoes and crater lakes, wildlife, and rich, delicious coffee! Uncover the essence of Guatemala on your personalized tour.
Tour Highlights: Mayan ruins at Tikal National Park,UNESCO World Heritage city of Antigua, handicrafts market of Chichicastenango, Lake Atitlan, hot springs of Fuentes Georginas
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