Immerse yourself in this Central America vacation package 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.
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. 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. 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.
Today you will take a boat tour exploring 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 culture. 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 country.
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.
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. Besides the beautiful architecture, the triple ascent of the volcanoes Agua, Fuego and Acatenango form a majestic background to this city.
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. 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!
The trip begins with a flight from Guatemala City to beautiful Flores Island. Private transportation will then take you to the amazing Mayan City of Tikal. 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. A private guide will take you through the jungle to the highest temple to witness the most incredible sight, An overwhelming sea of trees and as if they were rock boats , the tips of the Mayan temples of Tikal.
Today you will have a boat tour in 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.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
Today you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to El Salvador. Another private bus will be waiting for you for the transfer from the international airport in El Salvador to Suchitoto.
Suchitoto is known 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.
Today the El Salvador part on your Central America vacation package ends and you will be transferred 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.
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. The collection of this gallery includes work from European masters (Picasso, Chagall) and a stunning assembly of Latin American art. In the afternoon you will go to the city of Granada.
This morning your driver will take you to San Jorge where you will take the ferry to Ometepe Island to start your…
Ometepe is the largest island in the world found within a freshwater lake! It houses two majestic volcanoes connected through a small trip of land. Ometepe is currently one of the destinations admired by both local and international travelers for its beautiful landscapes, volcanoes, rich archaeological background and relaxing beaches.
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.
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.
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. 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.
Your 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