25 days in Central America Itinerary

25 days in Central America Itinerary

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Fly
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San Pedro, Belize
— 2 nights
Fly
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San Ignacio, Belize
— 2 nights
Drive
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Belize City, Belize
— 4 nights
Fly
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Antigua, Guatemala
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lanquin, Guatemala
— 3 nights
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Drive to La Aurora Airport, Fly to Juan Manuel Galvez International Airport, Drive to Utila
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Utila, Honduras
— 2 nights
Ferry to Roatan, Taxi to Roatan
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Tegucigalpa, Honduras
— 2 nights
Fly
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Copan Ruinas, Honduras
— 3 nights
Drive
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San Salvador, El Salvador
— 1 night
Drive
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Ahuachapan, El Salvador
— 2 nights
Drive to Monseñor Óscar Arnulfo Romero International Airport, Fly to San Francisco International Airport

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San Pedro, Belize

San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
Get in touch with nature at Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Scuba & Snorkeling. Get some cultural insight at The Gallery of San Pedro and Belizean Arts. Spend the 4th (Sun) exploring nature at Bacalar Chico National Park and Marine Reserve. Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, stop by Caye Coffee Roasting Co., and take a memorable tour with C & S Golf Cart Rental.

To find more things to do and tourist information, you can read our San Pedro trip itinerary maker app.

San Francisco, USA to San Pedro is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of subway, train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In October, San Pedro is somewhat warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 86°F and lows of 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Ignacio.

Things to do in San Pedro

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Shopping

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San Ignacio, Belize

Cayo Town

The cultural hub of the district, San Ignacio neatly blends tourism and tradition, expats and indigenous peoples into a convincingly authentic, but modern and welcoming inland town.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Cahal Pech, explore the ancient world of Xunantunich Mayan Ruins, and then take in the exciting artwork at Cappello's Art Gallery. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Green Iguana Conservation Project and then explore the fascinating underground world of ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Ignacio itinerary builder site.

You can fly from San Pedro to San Ignacio in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Belize City.

Things to do in San Ignacio

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

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4
nights
Belize City, Belize

Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Lamanai Archaeological Reserve and Luba Garifuna Cultural Museum. Get in touch with nature at River Rafting & Tubing and Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary. And it doesn't end there: explore the gorgeous colors at Mesoamerican Reef (Belize Barrier Reef), kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, make a trip to Independence Monument, and admire the striking features of Supreme Court of Belize.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Belize City trip planning tool.

You can drive from San Ignacio to Belize City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Belize City are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Antigua.

Things to do in Belize City

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

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2
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Antigua, Guatemala

The former capital of Guatemala and a World Heritage Site, Antigua retains its colonial charm and remains one of the most visited destinations in the country.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Cerro de la Cruz and then get impressive views of Volcán Pacaya. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): don't miss a visit to The Plaza Central Park, admire the masterpieces at Casa Santo Domingo Museums, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de La Merced, then delve into the distant past at Arco de Santa Catalina, and finally examine the collection at ChocoMuseo.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Antigua trip planner.

Fly from Belize City to Antigua in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Belize City in October; daily highs in Antigua reach 76°F and lows reach 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Lanquin.

Things to do in Antigua

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Lanquin, Guatemala

San Agustín Lanquín, often referred to simply as Lanquín, is a municipality in the Guatemalan department of Alta Verapaz. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): Head underground at Lanquin Caves. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Aventura Grande, then take in the dramatic scenery at Monumento Natural Semuc Champey, and then Head underground at Grutas Las Marias.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Lanquin trip maker website.

Getting from Antigua to Lanquin by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Antigua in October, things will get a bit warmer in Lanquin: highs are around 90°F and lows about 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Utila.

Things to do in Lanquin

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
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Outdoor Activity
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Utila, Honduras

The island of Utila has become known as a good place to learn how to dive in Latin America.
On the 16th (Fri), head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then get a dose of the wild on Whale Shark and Oceanic Research Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): stroll through Iguana Research & Breeding Station, kick back and relax at Bando Beach, and then head off the coast to Utila Cays Diving.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Utila road trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lanquin to Utila. October in Utila sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 72°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Tegucigalpa.

Things to do in Utila

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours
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Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Capital of Honduras, the 400-year-old city of Tegucigalpa boasts an impressive ensemble of colonial buildings flanking old stone streets, which lead to hillside parks and lively squares.
On the 18th (Sun), walk around Parque La Concordia, examine the collection at Museo para la Identidad Nacional, then explore the world behind art at Galeria Nacional de Arte, then walk around Naciones Unidas El Picacho Park, and finally relax and rejuvenate at NutriSpot. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: visit Parque Central, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de San Miguel, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Castillo Bellucci.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Tegucigalpa vacation tool.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Utila to Tegucigalpa in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Utila in October: high temperatures in Tegucigalpa hover around 82°F and lows are around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Copan Ruinas.

Things to do in Tegucigalpa

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Copan Ruinas, Honduras

The colorful, cultural town of Copan boasts attractions old and new, manmade and natural.
On the 20th (Tue), examine the collection at Sculpture Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Macaw Mountain Bird Park & Nature Reserve, and then explore the ancient world of Copan Ruinas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): witness a stunning natural landmark at Luna Jaguar Hot Spring, then contemplate the long history of Pyramid over Rosalila Temple, and then see where the action happens at Mayan Ball Court.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Copan Ruinas trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Tegucigalpa to Copan Ruinas takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. October in Copan Ruinas sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to San Salvador.

Things to do in Copan Ruinas

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums
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Historic Site
Mayan Ball Court
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San Salvador, El Salvador

The country's capital, San Salvador sits in a scenic position surrounded by impressive volcanoes.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional El Boqueron. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia El Rosario, identify plant and animal life at Cinquera Rain Forest Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de la Ceiba de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Door (Puerta del Diablo).

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Salvador trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Copan Ruinas to San Salvador in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ahuachapan.

Things to do in San Salvador

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife
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Ahuachapan, El Salvador

Ahuachapán is a city and municipality and the capital of the Ahuachapán Department in western El Salvador. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of El Imposible National Park.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Ahuachapan travel route site.

You can drive from San Salvador to Ahuachapan in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Ahuachapan are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. On the 25th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ahuachapan

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

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