Central America
Tours & Travel

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Cynthia Mckinnon
central america tours (Cynthia Mckinnon)

Multi-sport adventures, jungle-clad ancient ruins, and some of the most beautiful tropical surroundings on earth await on a Central America cruise. A trip to Central America includes Panama, Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Belize and extend your travel into Peru and Ecuador. Snorkel along the colorful coral reefs of Belizean coasts. Kayak through crystal-waters to white sand cayes or venture through the engineering marvel, the Panama Canal. Hike the tropical rainforests of Costa Rica's national parks listening to the call of howler monkeys and the squawk of scarlet macaws. A Central America tour also allows plenty of chances to explore ancient Maya ruins. The choice is yours! On your cruise of Central America, distances from region to region are close, so you can spend precious vacation time enjoying this tropical paradise.

Central America Tours & Travel

A baby sea turtle heads for the ocean
Turtles & Rainforest
Turtles! Rainforest! River rafting! The Costa Rica tour begins with a trip to Tortuguero National Park and discovery of the rare nesting grounds the green sea turtle. The journey continues to the Selva Bananito Reserve. The reserve’s 2100 acres of …
  • 8 days
  • $1475 USD
Passions:
Kayaking, Beaches, Light Hiking, Whitewater Rafting, Wildlife Watching, Zip Line
Places:
Central America, Costa Rica, Selva Bananito, San Jose, Tortuguero, Pacuare Nature Reserve, Pacuare River
Sunset on the Pacific coast
Wild Costa Rica Corcovado
After an exhilarating two-day whitewater rafting trip, we head toward the untamed Osa Peninsula and Corcovado National Park - one of the only places in Costa Rica where large groups of the endangered scarlet macaw still color the sky. Off the beaten …
  • 8 days
  • $1525 USD
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Kayaking, Beaches, Whitewater Rafting, Horseback Riding, Zip Line, Light Hiking, Multisport, Snorkeling
Places:
Central America, Costa Rica, San Jose, Corcovado Tent Camp, Pacuare River
Cattleya hybrid at Monteverde Orchid Garden
Earth, Fire and Water
Begin your Costa Rica tour at Tiskita Jungle Lodge, where you'll enjoy the rustic yet luxurious ambiance of this out-of-the-way gem. After exploring the jungle around Tiskita with a naturalist guide, head down to the beach with a boogie board or grab a …
  • 9 days
  • $1995 USD
Passions:
Light Hiking, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Central America, Costa Rica, San Jose, Arenal, Monteverde Cloud Forest, Tiskita Jungle Lodge
Colorful handmade carpet in for the Guatemal Easter Festivals
Guatemala Easter Festivals
The Easter Festival is just the beginning of this Guatemala travel adventure. Arrive in Antigua in the middle of the festival, when the streets come alive in celebration of this Holy Week. This itinerary is designed to coincide with the Easter …
  • 9 days
  • $1575 USD
Passions:
Festival, Cultural Interaction, History, Urban Experience
Places:
Central America, Guatemala, Guatemala City, Antigua, Santiago de Atitlan, Chichicastenango
A local fisherman pulls his boat ashore at sunset in Costa Rica
Caribbean Adventure - Bocas Town
This trip combines the first half of our popular Costa Rica tour, Beaches and Rainforest, with the clear blue waters of Panama's idyllic Bocas del Toro Archipelego. Enjoy the riotous rapids of Costa Rica's Pacuare River and three nights at Selva Bananito …
  • 8 days
  • $1850 USD
Passions:
Fishing, Horseback Riding, Beaches, Zip Line, Light Hiking, Whitewater Rafting, Snorkeling, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Central America, Panama, Costa Rica, Selva Bananito, San Jose, Panama City, Bocas del Toro, Pacuare River
Tight Squeeze
Encounter Panama
Over 29 percent of Panama's landscape includes 15 national parks, forest reserves and 10 wildlife sanctuaries - this itinerary is designed to visit some of the country's most celebrated. Begin your Panama travel journey with a cruise of the "8th wonder …
  • 7 days
  • $1625 USD
Passions:
Light Hiking, Zip Line, Wildlife Watching, History, Cultural Interaction
Places:
Central America, Panama, Panama City, El Valle, Gamboa Rainforest
Getting ready to take off on a zip line tour!
Beaches & Rainforest
Enjoy this active and varied Costa Rica vacation. Plunge down the whitewater of the Pacaure River, experience the jungle adventures of Selva Bananito, and end with a couple relaxing days on a Caribbean beach.
  • 9 days
  • $1950 USD
Passions:
Kayaking, Snorkeling, Multisport, Wildlife Watching, Fishing, Beaches, Zip Line, Light Hiking, Whitewater Rafting
Places:
Central America, Costa Rica, Selva Bananito, San Jose, Cariblue Hotel, Pacuare River
Tikal Ruin in Guatemala
La Ruta Maya
Colorful markets, smoking volcanoes, mysterious traditions, and warm hospitality describe the Guatemalan highlands and the discoveries in this trip. Visit the magnificent ruins of Tikal before crossing into Belize to journey through cathedral shaped …
  • 11 days
  • $2790 USD
Passions:
History, Light Hiking, Wildlife Watching, Cultural Interaction
Places:
Central America, Belize, Guatemala, Belize City, Pooks Hill Lodge, Guatemala City, Antigua, Santiago de Atitlan, Tikal Ruins, Chichicastenango, …
Maya ruins at Xunantunich, Belize
Rainforest and Ruins
Rich in Maya culture and jungle beauty, this Belize trip will take you into the Maya Mountains, to the ancient ruins of Xunantunich and Caracol, into the underground world of mystifying caves and beautiful water wonders. This trip is designed to …
  • 5 days
  • $1085 USD
Passions:
Light Hiking, Wildlife Watching, History
Places:
Central America, Belize, Belize City, Pooks Hill Lodge, Xunantunich, Belize, Actun Tunichil Muknal
A fly fisherman scans the home flat for bonefish at Turneffe Flats
Turneffe Flats
Based from Turneffe Flats Resort on Turneffe Atoll, discover the pristine beaches and warm, clear water of Belize. Choose a week of Diving, Fishing or the Atoll Adventure Package. Enjoy various activities including snorkeling, hiking, and even a Belizean …
  • 8 days
  • $2300 USD
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Kayaking, Beaches, Fishing, Snorkeling, Scuba Diving
Places:
Central America, Belize, Belize City, Turneffe Atoll, Turneffe Flats
Snorkel with sea turtles
Ultimate Adventure
An extraordinary sea kayaking and jungle trip in Belize, packed with adventure and excitement! You'll sea kayak, snorkel, windsurf, climb into the rainforest canopy, explore Maya ruins and ceremonial caves, and descend an incomparable tropical river …
  • 11 days
  • $2499 USD
Passions:
Snorkeling, Beaches, Camping, Wildlife Watching, Light Hiking, Kayaking
Places:
Central America, Belize, Belize City, Glover's Reef Atoll, Tropical Education Center / Belize Zoo, Punta Gorda
Holding a baby sea turtle
Turtles & Rainforest Pacuare Reserve
Join biologists to study giant leather back turtles for two nights at Pacuare Nature Reserve. Then head to Selva Bananito Lodge for rainforest adventure!
  • 8 days
  • $1875 USD
Passions:
Volunteering, Light Hiking, Whitewater Rafting, Wildlife Watching, Zip Line, Kayaking, Beaches
Places:
Central America, Costa Rica, Selva Bananito, San Jose, Pacuare Nature Reserve, Pacuare River
Rafting the Pacuare River in Costa Rica
Wild Costa Rica
We start our Costa Rica adventure with a two-day rafting trip on the Pacuare river. This river is as famous for its wild waters as it is for its beauty! Next we'll fly to the tropical landscape of Playa Nicuesa where we will explore one of the most …
  • 8 days
  • $1795 USD
Passions:
Snorkeling, Wildlife Watching, Fishing, Kayaking, Beaches, Whitewater Rafting
Places:
Central America, Costa Rica, San Jose, Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge, Pacuare River
Horseback ride at Selva Bananito
Adventure Pacifica
Days 1-7 of this Costa Rica vacation are the same as the 11 day Adventure Pacifica. On day 8, travel to the wildlife-rich Corcovado National Park, the most remote rainforest area in Costa Rica. Spend your days hiking the miles of nearby wildlife trails, …
  • 12 days
  • $3050 USD
Passions:
Scuba Diving, Wildlife Watching, Whitewater Rafting, Horseback Riding, Zip Line, Fishing, Beaches, Multisport, Light Hiking, Kayaking
Places:
Central America, Costa Rica, San Jose, Manuel Antonio, Monteverde Cloud Forest, Arenal Observatory Lodge, Quepos, Corcovado
Beautiful views hiking by Lake Atitlan
Maya Multisport
As we explore the fertile landscape and rich Maya heritage of Guatemala by land and water, we're welcomed into the homes and lives of our native hosts. Towering volcanoes, verdant highland farms, lush cloudforest and bustling markets make a spectacular …
  • 8 days
  • $2675 USD
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Cultural Interaction, Biking, Multisport, Kayaking, Light Hiking, Community Stay
Places:
Central America, Guatemala, Antigua, Santiago de Atitlan, Quetzaltenango, Zunil, Totonicapan
Greeting the morning sun on our balcony at the Victoria House
Victoria House
Nestled among tall swaying palms on white sand beaches, Victoria House has an ambiance of relaxation, privacy and casual elegance. This resort offers all the services of a luxury hotel without the formalities. Choose between a selection of a la carte …
  • 4 days
  • $790 USD
Passions:
Snorkeling, Scuba Diving, Fishing, Beaches
Places:
Central America, Belize, Belize City, Victoria House
Our little ambassador- I called him the Pied Piper
Spirit of Panama
Experience the spirit of Panama in this fantastic 7 day tour blending cultural highlights and natural wonders. Venture deep into the rainforest to spend an afternoon with the indigenous community, Embera, in Chagres National Park. Visit the charming …
  • 7 days
  • $1475 USD
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Cultural Interaction, Snorkeling, Zip Line, Fishing, Beaches
Places:
Central America, Panama, Panama City, El Valle, San Blas Islands
Beach day in Belize!
The Inn at Robert's Grove
Robert’s Grove is a comfortable, gracious, beautifully appointed hideaway which enjoys a premier location near the country's top attractions—the Barrier Reef, Rainforest and Maya Ruins. Fill your days snorkeling and exploring the coral reef, hiking …
  • 8 days
  • $850 USD
Passions:
Fishing, Light Hiking, Snorkeling, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Beaches
Places:
Central America, Belize, Belize City, The Inn at Robert's Grove
Nicaragua Vieja
This tour focuses on the two main twin cities of Granada and Leon and surrounding attractions. Start by visiting the Masaya market and explore the local handicrafts. Continue on to explore the city of Granada and the nearby cloudforest of Mombacho …
  • 8 days
  • $1650 USD
Passions:
History, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Central America, Nicaragua, Granada, Leon City, Managua, Masaya, Mombacho Volcano
Pacuare River rafting
Costa Rica Multisport
A 9-day Costa Rica active trip designed for those who like to keep their blood pumping while on vacation. The trip includes a 2 day/1 night trek up Chirripo peak, ziplining, whitewater rafting, snorkeling and kayaking! This is perfect for the traveler …
  • 9 days
  • $1895 USD
Passions:
Kayaking, Beaches, Whitewater Rafting, Wildlife Watching, Zip Line, Multisport, Camping
Places:
Central America, Costa Rica, San Jose, Pacuare River, Hotel Villas Rio Mar, Pelicano Mountain Lodge
Rafting the Pacaure River in Costa Rica
Pura Vida
Enjoy incredible wildlife with a tour focusing on the rainforest activities that put Costa Rica on the map! This tour is designed to see some of the best main highlights in a short amount of time! Enjoy a two day rafting trip down the beautiful and …
  • 6 days
  • $1090 USD
Passions:
Whitewater Rafting, Wildlife Watching, Zip Line
Places:
Central America, Costa Rica, San Jose, Arenal, Pacuare River
Darien Embera Village
  • 7 days
  • $3750 - $4050 USD
Ship:
Discovery
Passions:
Luxury & Indulgence, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Central America, Panama, Panama City, San Telmo Island, Barro Colorado, Fort San Lorenzo, Portobelo
Snorkeling off Caye Caulker
Belize Adventure - Ambergris
Enjoy this active rainforest and coastal getaway in Belize! This is specifically designed as a low season option for those wanting to travel during the summer months.
  • 8 days
  • $1505 USD
Passions:
Beaches, Zip Line, Multisport, Wildlife Watching, Light Hiking, Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Fishing
Places:
Central America, Belize, Belize City, San Pedro, Ambergris, Pooks Hill Lodge
Relax on the beach
Nicaragua Escape
Escape to a tranquil hideaway overlooking the white sands beaches of the Pacific Ocean at Aqua Wellness Resort. Enjoy two days in colonial and charming Granada City while you kayak and zipline before continuing on to your beach retreat. The treetop …
  • 7 days
  • $1995 USD
Passions:
Snorkeling, Zip Line, Fishing, Beaches, Wildlife Watching, Kayaking, Luxury & Indulgence, Spa & Relaxing
Places:
Central America, Nicaragua, Granada, Managua, Aqua Wellness Resort