Guatemala, El Salvador & Nicaragua

14 Day Multi-Country Sightseeing Tour Package through El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua

Activities: Culture/Sightseeing, Jungle Hiking, Touring Cities
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Managua Nicaragua, International Airport
Guatemala City, International Airport

Guatemala El Salvador Nicaragua Tour

Immerse yourself in this Guatemala El Salvador Nicaragua tour of 14 days and discover the wonders of these three brother countries.

Explore Guatemalan culture and learn in escorted tours about Mayan history at impressive archaeological ruins.  Enjoy the exuberant beauty of El Salvador waterfalls, hot springs, and the colorful “Flowers Route”, and walk through the beautiful Suchitoto cobblestone roads. The natural beauty of Nicaragua is one of the world’s best-kept secrets. The adventurous travelers looking for gorgeous and largely untouched jungle will have the chance to explore the rich Nicaraguan flora and fauna.

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Highlights of Guatemala, El Salvador & Nicaragua Tour

  1. Boat Coffee and tour Lake Atitlan
  2. City tour of Antigua Guatemala
  3. Colonial towns Guatemala
  4. Cooking Class Antigua Guatemala
  5. Tikal National Park, Guatemala
  6. Boat ride Lake Peten Itza & Mayan site of Tayazal, Guatemala
  7. City tour of Suchitoto, El Salvador
  8. City tour of León, Nicaragua
  9. Tour of Ometepe Island, Nicaragua
  10. Horse-drawn carriage City tour of Granada, Nicaragua

Guatemala El Salvador Nicaragua Tour

14 Days & 9 Nights
1. Guatemala City
2. Lake Atitlan
3. Self guided day
4. Antigua Guatemala
5. Colonial towns
6. Mayan City of Tikal
7. Lake Peten
8. El Salvador
9. Suchitoto
10. Nicaragua
11. Leon
12. Ometepe Island
13. Granada
14. Managua
Arrival at Guatemala City, Transfer to Lake Atitlan

The first day on your Central America vacation package you will visit the beautiful lake that the famous novelist Aldous Huxley considers as one of the most beautiful lakes in the world, Lake Atitlan. The volcanoes of Atitlán, Tolimán and San Pedro form a majestic backdrop.

Mountains in Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. Guatemala boat tours
Surrounding Mountains in Lake Atitlan

The Lake is surrounded by many villages where the Maya culture is still alive and traditional dresses are worn. The lake has a great variety of beaches, mountains and volcanoes.

Sunrise panorama of Lake Atitlan in Guatemala, Central America. Boat tours Lake Atitlan.
Sunrise panorama of Lake Atitlan in Guatemala, Central America

Upon arrival you will be transferred to Jaibalito by boat. Jaibalito is only accessible by water and is one of the smallest villages at Lake Atitlán. Here you will enjoy the clean air and peace away from city traffic.

Boat and coffee tour at Lake Atitlan.

Today you will take a boat tour to explore Lake Atitlan. The tour will stop at several indigenous towns on the shores, a great way to experience the beauty and variety of the Maya living culture

Sunrise panorama of Lake Atitlan in Guatemala, Central America. Boat tours Lake Atitlan.
Sunrise panorama of Lake Atitlan in Guatemala, Central America

In the town of San Juan your guide will take you to a coffee farm, learn all about Guatemalan coffee production and sample some of the best coffees of the world.

Sunset over Santa Cruz La Laguna on Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. Indigenous villages
Sunset over Santa Cruz La Laguna on Lake Atitlan, Guatemala, Central America
Free day in Lake Atitlan

San Marcos La Laguna is considered to be a fantastic place to relax and unwind. Take a massage or visit a natural sauna, practice yoga or visit one of the most famous meditation centers of the country.

Surrounding mountains in Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. Mountain hikes Guatemala.
Panorama of Lake Atitlan with it’s volcanic highlands
City tour of Antigua Guatemala.

Through this guided tour you will visit the jacaranda-wreathed central plaza and their cobblestone streets lined with brightly colored colonial buildings and 16th-century marvelous ruins that makes Antigua the most beautiful colonial city of the Americas.

Colonial architecture in Antigua Guatemala with the Volcano de Agua in the background. Discover Guatemala and Belize
Colonial architecture in ancient Antigua Guatemala.

Besides the beautiful architecture, the triple ascent of the volcanoes Agua, Fuego and Acatenango form a majestic background to this city. For those interested, we will organize a hike to the active volcano Pacaya. There are good chances to see running lava in volcano Pacaya. 

Amazing Volcanos in Guatemala during sunset. Guatemala trips.
Amazing volcanoes landscapes in Guatemala, Central America.
Tour to the colonial towns. 

Today you will visit the colonial towns of Santa Catarina Barahona, Ciudad Vieja and Santa María de Jesús. Here you will experience the local markets and the city centers.

Colonial Architecture in Antigua Guatemala. Guatemala cultural tours.
Ancient colonial architecture in Antigua Guatemala.

Afterwards and to get you closer to the local traditions, your Central America vacation package will take you to a cooking class with a Guatemalan family. Learn how to make a simple local dish!

Travel to Flores Island and tour to Tikal.

The trip begins with a flight from Guatemala City to the beautiful Flores Island. A local guide will be waiting for you for your tour to the magic Mayan City of Tikal

Panorama of the Mayan city of Tikal, Guatemala. View from Temple IV. Tikal Tours
Panorama of the Mayan city of Tikal, Guatemala

The path through the jungle, surrounded by the cacophony of birds and monkeys will take you to the spectacular view of the massive Mayan Ruins of almost a millennium of antiquity

Jaguar in the jungles of Guatemala.
Jaguar in the jungles of Guatemala.

Hike through the jungle to the highest temple to witness an incredible sight, An overwhelming sea of trees and as if they were rock boats, the tips of the Mayan temples of Tikal.

Great view of temple one and temple two from the top of temple four in the Mayan City of Tikal, Guatemala. Jungle Tours.
Tikal ruins in Guatemala with thick jungle.
Lake Peten and Mayan site.

Boat tour to Lake Peten Itza, among the places you will visit is the Mayan site of Tayazal located in a peninsula on the lake. On the top of the pyramids you will have great views of Lake Peten Itza and Flores Island.

Dock in Lake Peten Itza, Guatemala. Boat tours
Sunset scene at the lake Peten Itza, Guatemala. Central America.

For those who love birds and exotic animals, there is an animal conservation park for endangered and rare species and there is also the famous veterinary office. In the afternoon you will enjoy the sunset on another boat ride

Beautiful channel-billed toucan standing on a tree branch. Central America bird watching tours
Beautiful channel-billed toucan standing on a tree branch, jungles of Central America.
Suchitoto, El Salvador. 

A driver will take you to the airport for your flight to El Salvador. Another driver will be waiting for you for the transfer from the international airport in El Salvador to Suchitoto.

Front view of the white colonial church of Santa Lucia, Suchitoto, El Salvador.
Front view of the white colonial church of Santa Lucia, Suchitoto, El Salvador.
City tour of Suchitoto. 

They know Suchitoto for its cobblestone roads and an excellent view of the Lake Suchitlán. During the city tour you will be able to appreciate the local history and culture under the backdrop of the Guazapa volcano.

Women wearing a typical costume in the streets of Suchitoto, El Salvador during a family vacation trip
Suchitoto sweets, El Salvador.
Travel to Leon, Nicaragua. 

Today you will leave El Salvador. Our driver will take you to the international airport to take a flight to Managua, Nicaragua, and then you will be driven to your hotel in León, the second-largest city in Nicaragua. It is home to a number of historic Spanish colonial homes and churches.

Church roof top in the beautiful colonial city of Leon, Nicaragua. Cultural tours in Central America.
Colonial architecture in the city of Leon, Nicaragua
City tour of Leon and drive to Granada.

León is considered to be the intellectual center of the country. Your guide will show you through the most beautiful places in the city including the cathedral, the murals of the revolution, Museum Ruben Dario and Gallery Ortiz-Gurdian

Church in Granada, Nicaragua. Nicaragua Travel.
Colonial architecture in Granada, Nicaragua.

The collection of this gallery includes work from European masters (Picasso, Chagall) and a stunning assembly of Latin American art.

Aerial view of the Cathedral in Leon, Nicaragua. Nicaragua Cultural Tours.
Church in Leon, Nicaragua.

In the afternoon you will go to the city of Granada.

Island of Ometepe. 

This morning your driver will take you to San Jorge where you will take the ferry to Ometepe Island to start your tour. 

Amazing Volcano landscape in Nicaragua. Hike to volcanoes in Nicaragua.
Amazing Volcano landscape in Nicaragua.
Ometepe Island

Ometepe is the largest island in the world found within a freshwater lake! It houses two majestic volcanoes connected through a very small trip of land.

The island is currently one of the destinations admired by both local and international travelers for its beautiful landscapes, volcanoes, rich archaeological background and relaxing beaches.

Airport in Ometepe Island, Nicaragua. Travel to Ometepe Island, Nicaragua.
Ometepe Island airport and volcano. Ometepe Island, Nicaragua.
Ojo de Agua

This is a natural spring of crystalline waters with medicinal properties that rejuvenate your skin. Rustic facilities have been built on this farm, including pools, thatch-roof huts and hiking trails.

Playa Santo Domingo

Its a 4 kilometer long stretch of gray sand. The water of the lake is warm and shallow making it safe for bathing and swimming. On the beach you can relax in the constant onshore breeze or you can take a walk along the beach, framed by forest.

Dock in the biggest island on a lake in the world. Ometepe, Nicaragua.
Ometepe Island in Nicaragua.
Charco Verde

Is an ecological reserve that covers 20 hectares of tropical forest. It is home to many species of animals. The lagoon of Charco Verde is known for its emerald green waters. This is a tranquil spot in an unspoiled area of old woodland where you can quietly enjoy the natural surroundings.

Beautiful island of Ometepe Island, Nicaragua. Trips to Nicaragua.
Ometepe Island in Nicaragua.
Horse-drawn carriage City tour of Granada, Nicaragua.

Granada will surround you with unique colonial architecture, horse-drawn carriages and friendly people. The city of Granada is known for its rich history, dating back to the Spanish conquistadors. Visit the churches of San Francisco, La Merced and Xalteva and the neoclassical cathedral.

Cathedra in Granada with the Managua Lake in the background, Nicaragua. Nicaragua Travel
Granada Cathedral and Lake Managua at the background. Nicaragua.

Take a city tour by a horse-drawn carriage through colonial Granada and visit an ancient fortress and a cemetery with tombs over 400 years old.

Granada Cathedral and colorful city panorama. Granada, Nicaragua. Nicaragua Tours
Granada Cathedral and colorful city panorama. Granada, Nicaragua.

 

Transfer to the airport in Managua.

The 14 days of Central America vacation package adventure through these three wonderful countries comes to an end with a transfer to the international airport of Managua, Nicaragua for your departure flight.

Colonial architecture in Granada, Nicaragua, Central America. Granada City Tours
Colonial architecture in Granada, Nicaragua, Central America.

From $2,250 (per person)

Expenses Included
  • 13 Nights Hotel AccommodationHotels carefully selected
  • Tour GuidesOn-site multi lingual guides for the tours listed
  • Entrance FeesFor all the tours listed in the itinerary
  • All private transportationDoor to door transportation service
  • Ferries and boat RidesLake Atitlán boat transfers, lake Peten and ferries to Ometepe Island, Nicaragua
  • FoodDaily breakfast and lunch with a local family during a cooking class
  • Price does not included✗ International flights ✗ Personal, travel and cancellation insurance ✗ Other expenses than indicated
  • * This price is based in 8 guests