60 days in Central America Itinerary

60 days in Central America Itinerary

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Roatan, Honduras
— 5 nights
2
San Pedro, Belize
— 5 nights
3
Belize City, Belize
— 4 nights
4
San Ignacio, Belize
— 4 nights
5
Tikal National Park, Guatemala
— 1 night
6
Antigua, Guatemala
— 5 nights
7
Copan Ruinas, Honduras
— 5 nights
8
San Salvador, El Salvador
— 6 nights
9
Granada, Nicaragua
— 3 nights
10
La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
— 6 nights
11
Tortuguero, Costa Rica
— 1 night
12
Monteverde, Costa Rica
— 4 nights
13
Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
— 5 nights
14
Panama City, Panama
— 4 nights

5
nights
Roatan, Honduras

Roatan ©
The largest of the Bay Islands, Roatan is the most developed and the most popular among its neighbors.
Roatan is known for wildlife, beaches, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at West Bay Beach, look for gifts at Karma Jewelry Design, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Roatan sightseeing tool.

Toronto, Canada to Roatan is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Toronto in April, expect Roatan to be much warmer, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to San Pedro.

Things to do in Roatan

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Blue Island Divers ©
Blue Island Divers
Nature & Wildlife Tours
West Bay Beach ©
West Bay Beach

5
nights
San Pedro, Belize

San Pedro ©
San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
Step out of San Pedro to go to Caye Caulker and see Red Flower Gallery, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. Spend the 9th (Thu) exploring nature at Bacalar Chico National Park and Marine Reserve. There's still lots to do: stroll through Hol Chan Marine Reserve, enjoy the sand and surf at Secret Beach Belize, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the San Pedro trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Roatan to San Pedro takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Belize City.

Things to do in San Pedro

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Ambergris Caye, Red Flower Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fishing Charters & Tours

4
nights
Belize City, Belize

Belize City ©
Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
When in Belize City, make a side trip to see The Belize Zoo in La Democracia, approximately La Democracia away. There's still lots to do: stroll through Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary, explore the ancient world of Lamanai Archaeological Reserve, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and see the interesting displays at Orchid Garden Eco-Village Museum Belize.

To find out how to plan a trip to Belize City, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from San Pedro to Belize City in 2 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In April, daytime highs in Belize City are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to San Ignacio.

Things to do in Belize City

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Belize District, Lamanai Archaeological Reserve, The Belize Zoo
Highlights from your plan
The Belize Zoo ©
The Belize Zoo
Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary
River Rafting & Tubing

4
nights
San Ignacio, Belize

San Ignacio ©
The cultural hub of the district, San Ignacio neatly blends tourism and tradition, expats and indigenous peoples into a convincingly authentic, but modern and welcoming inland town.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Ignacio: Rio On Pools (in Augustine) and Blue Hole National Park (in Belmopan). Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal, stroll through Green Iguana Conservation Project, look for gifts at Kaj Expressions, and explore the world behind art at Tanah Mayan Art Museum.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Ignacio online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Belize City to San Ignacio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tikal National Park.

Things to do in San Ignacio

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Cayo, Rio On Pools, Blue Hole National Park, Tanah Mayan Art Museum
Highlights from your plan
ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal ©
ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal
Blue Hole National Park ©
Blue Hole National Park
Barton Creek Cave ©
Barton Creek Cave

1
night
Tikal National Park, Guatemala

Tikal National Park
Take a trip to Tikal National Park and discover an ancient city in the thick tropical jungle.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): examine the collection at Centro de Conservacion e Investigaction.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Tikal National Park trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from San Ignacio to Tikal National Park takes 2.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Mon) before leaving for Antigua.

Things to do in Tikal National Park

Museums

5
nights
Antigua, Guatemala

Antigua ©
The former capital of Guatemala and a World Heritage Site, Antigua retains its colonial charm and remains one of the most visited destinations in the country.
Venture out of the city with trips to Guatemala City (Palacio Nacional, Museo Ixchel del Traje Indigena, &more). There's much more to do: get impressive views of Volcán Pacaya, explore the ancient world of Arco de Santa Catalina, see the interesting displays at Museo Casa del Tejido Antiguo, and don't miss a visit to Cerro de la Cruz.

To plan Antigua vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Fly from Tikal National Park to Antigua in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to take a shuttle to Copan Ruinas.

Things to do in Antigua

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Guatemala City
Highlights from your plan
Volcán Pacaya ©
Volcán Pacaya
Iglesia de La Merced ©
Iglesia de La Merced
Casa Santo Domingo Museums ©
Casa Santo Domingo Museums

5
nights
Copan Ruinas, Honduras

Copan Ruinas ©
The colorful, cultural town of Copan boasts attractions old and new, manmade and natural.
Copan Ruinas is known for historic sites, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Copan Ruinas, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, steep yourself in history at Sitio Arqueologico Rastrojon, and see the interesting displays at Museo de Arqueologia.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Copan Ruinas tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Antigua to Copan Ruinas takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Antigua in April, with highs in Copan Ruinas at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to San Salvador.

Things to do in Copan Ruinas

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Mayan Ruins of El Puente
Highlights from your plan
Copan Ruinas ©
Copan Ruinas
Main Square ©
Main Square
Sculpture Museum ©
Sculpture Museum

6
nights
San Salvador, El Salvador

San Salvador ©
The country's capital, San Salvador sits in a scenic position surrounded by impressive volcanoes.
San Salvador is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia El Rosario, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional de Antropología Dr. David J. Guzman, look for gifts at Mercado Nacional de Artesanias, and explore the ancient world of Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Salvador trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Copan Ruinas to San Salvador in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Granada.

Things to do in San Salvador

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Iglesia El Rosario ©
Iglesia El Rosario
Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park
Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park

3
nights
Granada, Nicaragua

Granada ©
The lakeside city of Granada has the look and feel of a historically important economic and political center, with grand colonial architecture, a unified look, and many cultural attractions.
Explore Granada's surroundings by going to Apoyo (in La Laguna de Apoyo) and Masaya Volcano (in Masaya). The adventure continues: head off the coast to Islets of Granada, look for gifts at Tio Antonio Hamaca, explore the world behind art at Casa de Los Tres Mundos, and pause for some serene contemplation at La Capilla Maria Auxiliadora.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Granada trip planner.

You can fly from San Salvador to Granada in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to La Fortuna de San Carlos.

Things to do in Granada

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Masaya
Highlights from your plan
Islets of Granada ©
Islets of Granada
Mombacho ©
Mombacho
Iglesia de La Merced ©
Iglesia de La Merced

6
nights
La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica

Set against the backdrop of the imposing Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna de San Carlos offers visitors a chance to explore diverse natural landscapes and sample some delicious local produce.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around La Fortuna de San Carlos: Dave & Dave's Costa Rica Nature Park (in La Virgen) and Poas Volcano (in Poas Volcano National Park). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the geological forces at Arenal Volcano, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Arenal, take in the natural beauty of Baldi Hot Springs, and admire the sheer force of La Fortuna Waterfall.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our La Fortuna de San Carlos trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Granada to La Fortuna de San Carlos in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can drive to Tortuguero.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Arenal Volcano National Park, Dave & Dave's Costa Rica Nature Park, Poas Volcano
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Arenal Volcano
Arenal Volcano
Tabacon Hot Springs ©
Tabacon Hot Springs

1
night
Tortuguero, Costa Rica

Tortuguero ©
One of Costa Rica's least accessible destinations, Tortuguero sits within an eponymous national park and remains accessible only by plane or boat.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): get interesting insight from Tours and then explore the striking landscape of Tortuguero National Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Tortuguero trip planner.

You can drive from La Fortuna de San Carlos to Tortuguero in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In May, daily temperatures in Tortuguero can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Monteverde.

Things to do in Tortuguero

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Tortuguero National Park ©
Tortuguero National Park
Kayaking & Canoeing

4
nights
Monteverde, Costa Rica

Monteverde ©
Monteverde is all about natural attractions, not surprising for an eco-tourism hotspot known for its cloud forests and rich diversity of animal life.
Monteverde is known for adventure, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, delve into the lush surroundings at Curi Cancha Reserve, and experience rural life at Hidden Valley Permaculture Farm.

Plan trip to Monteverde with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Tortuguero to Monteverde in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Manuel Antonio.

Things to do in Monteverde

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve ©
Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve
Zipline
El Trapiche Tour ©
El Trapiche Tour

5
nights
Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

Manuel Antonio ©
The rainforest meets the sea at Manuel Antonio National Park, a small but scenic natural preserve on the west coast of Costa Rica.
Explore Manuel Antonio's surroundings by going to Jaco (Costa Rica SUP'ers, Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, &more). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Playa Manuel Antonio, take a memorable tour with Tours, cast your line with a fishing tour, and stroll around Parque Nahomi.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Manuel Antonio road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Monteverde to Manuel Antonio in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Panama City.

Things to do in Manuel Antonio

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Quepos, Jaco
Highlights from your plan
Playa Manuel Antonio ©
Playa Manuel Antonio
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

4
nights
Panama City, Panama

Panama City ©
Arguably the most modern of Central American cities, Panama City boasts a shimmering skyline of glass skyscrapers.
Panama City is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Panama Canal, explore the ancient world of Panama La Vieja, snap pictures at Bridge of the Americas, and get to know the fascinating history of Casco Viejo.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Panama City road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Manuel Antonio to Panama City takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. May in Panama City sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Panama City

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Panama Canal ©
Panama Canal
Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo
Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama ©
Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama

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