10 days in Central America & Mexico City Itinerary

10 days in Central America & Mexico City Itinerary

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Panama City, Panama
— 1 night
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Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Jose, Costa Rica
— 1 night
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Playa Conchal, Costa Rica
— 2 nights
Drive to Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport, Fly to Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport
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Mexico City, Mexico
— 2 nights
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Panama City, Panama

— 1 night

Dubai of Latin America

Arguably the most modern of Central American cities, Panama City boasts a shimmering skyline of glass skyscrapers.
On the 11th (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of Casco Viejo.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Panama City trip planner.

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago to Panama City is an approximately 7-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Port of Spain to Panama City due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Manuel Antonio.

Things to do in Panama City

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

— 2 nights
The rainforest meets the sea at Manuel Antonio National Park, a small but scenic natural preserve on the west coast of Costa Rica.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): look for gifts at Villa Vanilla / Rainforest Spices, then stop by Super Joseth, and then stroll through Playa Biesanz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): stop by Beso Loco Boutique de Playa.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Manuel Antonio online itinerary planner.

Getting from Panama City to Manuel Antonio by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Panama City to Manuel Antonio due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to San Jose.

Things to do in Manuel Antonio

Shopping · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

San Jose, Costa Rica

— 1 night
A trip to San Jose, the capital, commercial center, and cultural hub of Costa Rica, gives you a chance to experience the lively atmosphere and rich cultural past of this vibrant country.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Pre-Columbian Gold Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at Galeria Namu, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Nacional De Costa Rica, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Church (Catedral Metropolitana).

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Jose day trip tool.

You can drive from Manuel Antonio to San Jose in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in February, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Playa Conchal.

Things to do in San Jose

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Playa Conchal, Costa Rica

— 2 nights
On the 15th (Thu), stroll through Playa Avellana and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Conchal. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then stop by Bahia Artshop.

Planning Playa Conchal trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

You can fly from San Jose to Playa Conchal in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Playa Conchal

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Mexico City, Mexico

— 2 nights

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
You've added Mexican Food Tours, Museo Nacional de Antropologia, Sabores Mexico Food Tours, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): walk around Alameda Central and then delve into the lush surroundings at Bosque de Chapultepec. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a sense of history and politics at National Palace (Palacio Nacional), then make a trip to Paseo de la Reforma, then learn more about the world around you at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, and finally take a stroll through Coyoacan.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Mexico City trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Playa Conchal to Mexico City. In February in Mexico City, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Classes