22 days in Central America Itinerary

22 days in Central America Itinerary

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Panama City, Panama
— 3 nights
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Granada, Nicaragua
— 1 night
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Monteverde, Costa Rica
— 2 nights
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La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
— 4 nights
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Tortuguero, Costa Rica
— 1 night
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Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
— 2 nights
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Tikal National Park, Guatemala
— 1 night
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San Pedro, Belize
— 3 nights
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Roatan, Honduras
— 4 nights

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Panama City, Panama

Panama City ©

Dubai of Latin America

Arguably the most modern of Central American cities, Panama City boasts a shimmering skyline of glass skyscrapers.
Panama City is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Panama Canal, delve into the distant past at Panama La Vieja, appreciate the extensive heritage of Casco Viejo, and explore the striking landscape of Metropolitan National Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Panama City trip itinerary maker.

London, UK to Panama City is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Panama City is minus 5 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from London in February, with highs in Panama City at 37°C and lows at 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Granada.

Things to do in Panama City

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Panama Canal
4.6
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Must see
Casco Viejo
4.4

1
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Granada, Nicaragua

Granada ©

La Gran Sultana

The lakeside city of Granada has the look and feel of a historically important economic and political center, with grand colonial architecture, a unified look, and many cultural attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): examine the collection at Centro Cultural Antiguo Convento San Francisco, then step off the mainland to explore Islets of Granada, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de La Merced.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Granada online travel planner.

You can fly from Panama City to Granada in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Panama City to Granada. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Monteverde.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

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Monteverde, Costa Rica

Monteverde ©
Monteverde is all about natural attractions, not surprising for an eco-tourism hotspot known for its cloud forests and rich diversity of animal life.
On the 7th (Sun), stop by Monteverde Hummingbird Gallery and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Curi Cancha Reserve, then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then stroll through Ranario Monteverde Frog Pond.

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Traveling by car from Granada to Monteverde takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to La Fortuna de San Carlos.

Things to do in Monteverde

Wildlife · Parks · Adventure · Tours
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Zipline
Zipline
4.2

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Set against the backdrop of the imposing Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna de San Carlos offers visitors a chance to explore diverse natural landscapes and sample some delicious local produce.
La Fortuna de San Carlos is known for nature, adventure, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the natural beauty of Tabacon Hot Springs, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, relax in the rural setting at Finca Loma Verde, and let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our La Fortuna de San Carlos tour builder tool.

You can drive from Monteverde to La Fortuna de San Carlos in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Tortuguero.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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Hot Spring
Tabacon Hot Springs
4.4

1
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Tortuguero, Costa Rica

Tortuguero ©

Costa Rica's Amazon

One of Costa Rica's least accessible destinations, Tortuguero sits within an eponymous national park and remains accessible only by plane or boat.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Tortuguero National Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Tortuguero road trip tool.

You can drive from La Fortuna de San Carlos to Tortuguero in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In February, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Manuel Antonio.

Things to do in Tortuguero

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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National Park
Tortuguero National Park
4.4

2
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Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

Manuel Antonio ©
The rainforest meets the sea at Manuel Antonio National Park, a small but scenic natural preserve on the west coast of Costa Rica.
On the 14th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Manuel Antonio, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then look for gifts at Altair Souvenir & Gallery Shop.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Manuel Antonio trip builder website.

Drive from Tortuguero to Manuel Antonio in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Mon) before leaving for Tikal National Park.

Things to do in Manuel Antonio

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Adventure

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

1
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Tikal National Park, Guatemala

Tikal National Park ©
Take a trip to Tikal National Park and discover an ancient city in the thick tropical jungle.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tikal.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Tikal National Park sightseeing planning website.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Manuel Antonio to Tikal National Park in 12.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Pedro.

Things to do in Tikal National Park

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Tikal
4.8

3
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San Pedro, Belize

San Pedro ©
San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
Spend the 18th (Thu) exploring nature at Bacalar Chico National Park and Marine Reserve. And it doesn't end there: explore the gorgeous colors at Hol Chan Marine Reserve, let your taste buds guide you at Belize Food Tours, look for gifts at Belizean Breezes Soap Co. and More, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the San Pedro online travel planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Tikal National Park to San Pedro takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In February, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Roatan.

Things to do in San Pedro

Parks · Tours · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.3
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Food Tour
Belize Food Tours
5.0

4
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Roatan, Honduras

Roatan ©
The largest of the Bay Islands, Roatan is the most developed and the most popular among its neighbors.
Roatan is known for wildlife, beaches, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with Clearwater Adventures, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, admire the natural beauty at Carambola Gardens, and kick back and relax at West Bay Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Roatan trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Pedro to Roatan takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Roatan

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
4.8

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