31 days in Central America Itinerary

31 days in Central America Itinerary

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San Jose, Costa Rica
— 9 nights
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Managua, Nicaragua
— 6 nights
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San Salvador, El Salvador
— 8 nights
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Guatemala City, Guatemala
— 7 nights

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San Jose, Costa Rica

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Jose: ZENfit 506 (in San Rafael de Escazu), Jaco (Mirador de Jaco, Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, &more) and Jardins da Cachoeira de La Paz (in Vara Blanca). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Museo Nacional De Costa Rica, view the masterpieces at Galeria Namu, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and cruise along Top Travel Costa Rica.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the San Jose online trip maker.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiports are Tobias Bolanos International Airport, Juan Santamaria International Airport and Limon International Airport. July in San Jose sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Managua.

Things to do in San Jose

Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Zipline
Museo Nacional De Costa Rica ©
Museo Nacional De Costa Rica

6
nights
Managua, Nicaragua

Managua ©

Bride of Xolotlan

Nicaragua's largest and capital city, Managua remains relatively unknown as a tourist destination, though it boasts a scenic location on the southwestern shore of the Xolotlan Lake.
Explore Managua's surroundings by going to Guitarras Zepeda (in Masaya), Leon (Church The Recollection, Volcano Day, &more) and Granada (Mombacho, Islets of Granada, &more). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Puerto Salvador Allende.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Managua vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from San Jose to Managua by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Salvador.

Things to do in Managua

Museums · Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Volcano Day ©
Volcano Day
Catedral de la Asunción ©
Catedral de la Asunción
Cerro Negro Volcano ©
Cerro Negro Volcano

8
nights
San Salvador, El Salvador

San Salvador ©
The country's capital, San Salvador sits in a scenic position surrounded by impressive volcanoes.
Spend the 20th (Tue) exploring nature at Parque Nacional El Boqueron. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia El Rosario, take an in-depth tour of Museo del Ferrocarril y Parque Tematico, explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte de El Salvador, and see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional de Antropología Dr. David J. Guzman.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Salvador online tour planner.

Explore your travel options from Managua to San Salvador with the Route module. In July, daily temperatures in San Salvador can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Guatemala City.

Things to do in San Salvador

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
Highlights from your plan
EC Tours El Salvador ©
EC Tours El Salvador
Iglesia El Rosario ©
Iglesia El Rosario

7
nights
Guatemala City, Guatemala

Guatemala City ©

Guate

The largest city in Central America and the country's capital, Guatemala City contains historic sights and modern businesses.
Venture out of the city with trips to Chateau DeFay (in Santa Maria de Jesus) and Antigua (Volcán Pacaya, Belfinart, &more). And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at La Aurora Zoo, see the interesting displays at Museo Ixchel del Traje Indigena, get a new perspective on nature at Museo Popol Vuh, and find something for the whole family at Mundo Petapa Irtra.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Guatemala City trip builder app.

You can fly from San Salvador to Guatemala City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from San Salvador in July, with highs in Guatemala City at 29°C and lows at 19°C.

Things to do in Guatemala City

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Palacio Nacional ©
Palacio Nacional
Volcán Pacaya ©
Volcán Pacaya
La Aurora Zoo ©
La Aurora Zoo

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