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GRAND CENTRAL AMERICA

GRAND CENTRAL AMERICA

Time

All-year

Country

Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala

Places

Granada, Leon, Volcano Masaya National Park, Tegucigalpa, Comayagua, La Esperanza, Gracias, Suchitoto, Joya de Ceren, San Salvador, Guatemala City, Panajachel, Chichicastenango , Antigua, Tikal, Rio Dulce, Quirigua, Copan Ruinas, San Pedro Sula, Tela, Jeannette Kawas National Park, La Ceiba

Transportation

Private bus

Type of trip

Multi thematic tour

Language

English, Italian

Description

The best of the natural, cultural, and historical heritage owned and protected by four Central American countries, just for you.

Program

DURATION: 16 DAYS AND 15 NIGHTS

Day 1: Arrival - Managua - Granada

Arrival in Managua, transfer and overnight in Granada.

• Meals included: breakfast.

Day 2: Granada - Leon

Visit the Masaya Volcano National Park. This is a great opportunity to experience one of the most impressive active volcanoes in the "Pacific Ring of Fire". During the afternoon, transfer and accommodation in Leon.

• Meals included: breakfast.

Day 3: Leon - Tegucigalpa

Visit the Cathedral of Leon, an imposing architectural style building, location of famous people's mausoleums, such as Ruben Dario, considered the "Prince of Spanish literature". Visit El Calvario, Laborio and Zaragoza churches. Transfer and overnight in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

• Meals included: breakfast.

Day 4: Tegucigalpa - Comayagua - La Esperanza - Gracias

Visit the colonial city of Comayagua, including the Cathedral, the Church of Las Mercedes and the Museum of Comayagua.

During the afternoon transfer to La Esperanza, one of the few places in Honduras where the culture of Lencas is still alive. You will see their way of life and you can see how they produce their typical clothes. We will leave La Esperanza to Gracias.

After visiting some of its colonial churches we will have lunch in a restaurant with a great views of the city. Overnight in Gracias.

• Meals included: breakfast and lunch.

Day 5: Gracias - Suchitoto

Arrival to Suchitoto city, in El Salvador and tour that will show you the cultural history of the city and its architecture. Suchitoto was one of the cities hit by the civil war in El Salvador in 1990, which made it almost deserted.

Nowadays, however, he has experienced a historical and cultural rebirth. Overnight in Suchitoto.

• Meals included: breakfast and lunch.

Day 6: Suchitoto - Joya de Ceren- San Salvador

Visit the UNESCO World Heritage of Joya de Ceren; the remains of a pre-Columbian Mayan village, known as the "Pompei of the Americas" to have been covered by hot ash from the eruption of a volcano nearby.

Transfer to San Salvador, lunch and tour of the city. Visit the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Monument to the Savior of the world, the Freedom Monument and the National Theatre of El Salvador. Overnight in San Salvador.

• Meals included: breakfast.

Day 7: San Salvador - Guatemala

Transfer to Guatemala City, the capital of Guatemala, where he will have lunch in one of the finest restaurants in town. City tour. You can visit the National Palace, the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Civic Center, and the Central Market. Visit the Popol Vuh museum. Overnight in Guatemala.

• Meals included: breakfast and lunch.

Day 8: Guatemala - Panajachel

Departure to Panajachel. During the afternoon boat ride in Atitlan lake and visit one of the villages around the lake. Overnight in Panajachel.

• Meals included: breakfast.

Day 9: Panajachel - Chichicastenango - Antigua

Transfer to Chichicastenango, where you will start your tour by visiting the city market, the Church of Santo Tomas and the Calvary Church. Transfer and visit of Antigua, the Spanish capital in Central America for two centuries. Overnight in Antigua.

• Meals included: breakfast.

Day 10: Antigua - Guatemala City - Tikal

Transfer to Guatemala City and flight to Tikal. Upon arrival, transfer to Santa Elena for lunch and then free time. Transfer and overnight in Tikal.

• Meals included: breakfast and lunch.

Day 11: Tikal

Visit the Tikal Archaeological Site. After the tour transfer and overnight in Tikal.

• Meals included: breakfast.

Day 12: Tikal - Rio Dulce - Quirigua - Copan Ruinas

After breakfast, transfer to Rio Dulce for a boat trip that will bring you face to face with many wildlife animals, such as monkeys, toucans and parrots. After that transfer to Quiriguá and tour of Quiriguá Archaeological Site. Transfer and overnight in Copan.

• Meals included: breakfast and lunch.

Day 13: Copan Ruinas

Visit the main Archaeological Park of Copan Ruinas. The tour includes the Acropolis, the Ball Court, the Hieroglyphic Stairway and the Great Square of the stele; as well as the Museum of Mayan Sculpture, acclaimed by experts as unique in the Mayan world. Lunch and visit Las Sepulturas, a residential area of Maya. Overnight in Copan.

• Meals included: breakfast.

Day 14: Copan Ruinas - San Pedro Sula - Tela

Departure to San Pedro Sula. Along the way, stop at Finca Santa Isabel for Copan Coffee Tour.

After lunch, transfer to Tela and overnight.

• Meals included: Breakfast and lunch.

Day 15: Tela - La Ceiba

Visit the National Park Jeannette Kawas, also known as Punta Sal National Park. During the afternoon transfer to La Ceiba.

• Meals included: Breakfast and lunch.

Day 16: La Ceiba

Visit the butterfly farm and the serpentarium. Later transfer to La Ceiba airport, where you can take an international flight or a flight to Roatan for an extension in Bay Island.

• Meals included: Breakfast.

 

SERVICES INCLUDED

· Meals

· Accommodations

· Transport

· Flights

· Bilingual professional guide

· Excursions mentioned in the itinerary

· Entrance fees

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