60 days in Central America Itinerary

60 days in Central America Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

6
nights
Roatan, Honduras

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: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, identify plant and animal life at Little French Key, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at West Bay Beach.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Roatan trip maker site.

Rennes, France to Roatan is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 7 hours. When traveling from Rennes in September, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Roatan: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to fly to San Pedro.

Things to do in Roatan

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Little French Key ©
Little French Key
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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 with an excursion to The Estuary of Caye Caulker in Caye Caulker--about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see the vivid underwater world at Hol Chan Marine Reserve, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, view the masterpieces at The Gallery of San Pedro, and examine the collection at Ambergris Museum & Cultural Center.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Pedro online itinerary builder.

Fly from Roatan to San Pedro in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, daytime highs in San Pedro are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Belize City.

Things to do in San Pedro

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Ambergris Caye, The Estuary of Caye Caulker
Highlights from your plan
Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas & Wellness

3
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. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mesoamerican Reef (Belize Barrier Reef), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, stop by Caribbean Spice Belize, and let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Belize City trip planner.

Fly from San Pedro to Belize City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In September, daytime highs in Belize City are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to San Ignacio.

Things to do in Belize City

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Belize District, The Belize Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary
The Belize Zoo ©
The Belize Zoo
Mesoamerican Reef (Belize Barrier Reef) ©
Mesoamerican Reef (Belize Barrier Reef)

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Belmopan (Guanacaste National Park & Blue Hole National Park). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Xunantunich Mayan Ruins, explore the fascinating underground world of ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal, look for gifts at Kaj Expressions, and admire the masterpieces at Tanah Mayan Art Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Ignacio online attractions planner.

You can drive from Belize City to San Ignacio in 2 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Copan Ruinas.

Things to do in San Ignacio

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Cayo, Belmopan, Tanah Mayan Art Museum, House of Culture
Highlights from your plan
ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal ©
ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins ©
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins
Blue Hole National Park ©
Blue Hole National Park

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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Macaw Mountain Bird Park & Nature Reserve, see where the action happens at Mayan Ball Court, delve into the distant past at Copan Ruinas, and steep yourself in history at Pyramid over Rosalila Temple.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Copan Ruinas trip planning app.

Drive from San Ignacio to Copan Ruinas in 8.5 hours. October in Copan Ruinas sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Antigua.

Things to do in Copan Ruinas

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Mayan Ruins of El Puente
Highlights from your plan
Mayan Ball Court ©
Mayan Ball Court
Macaw Mountain Bird Park & Nature Reserve ©
Spas

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Antigua: Guatemala City (Iglesia Santo domingo, La Aurora Zoo, &more). And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Nim Po't Centro de Textiles Tradicionales, get impressive views of Volcan de Agua, steep yourself in history at Casa Popenoe, and examine the collection at Museo Casa del Tejido Antiguo.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Antigua trip planner.

You can take a shuttle from Copan Ruinas to Antigua in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Copan Ruinas in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Antigua, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to San Salvador.

Things to do in Antigua

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Guatemala City
Highlights from your plan
Iglesia de La Merced ©
Iglesia de La Merced
La Aurora Zoo ©
La Aurora Zoo
Nim Po't Centro de Textiles Tradicionales ©

5
nights
San Salvador, El Salvador

San Salvador ©
The country's capital, San Salvador sits in a scenic position surrounded by impressive volcanoes.
Go for a jaunt from San Salvador to Ahuachapan to see El Imposible National Park about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cinquera Rain Forest Park, steep yourself in history at Hospital Divina Providencia Chapel, explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte de El Salvador, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia El Rosario.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the San Salvador road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Antigua to San Salvador takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Antigua in October, things will get somewhat warmer in San Salvador: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Granada.

Things to do in San Salvador

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

El Imposible National Park
Highlights from your plan
Cinquera Rain Forest Park ©
Cinquera Rain Forest Park
El Imposible National Park ©
El Imposible National Park

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): examine the collection at Centro Cultural Antiguo Convento San Francisco, pause for some serene contemplation at La Capilla Maria Auxiliadora, don't miss a visit to Parque Xalteva, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de La Merced, thenlook for gifts at Tio Antonio Hamaca, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Xalteva. On your second day here, explore the activities along Apoyo and then contemplate the geological forces at Masaya Volcano.

To find reviews and more tourist information, read Granada trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from San Salvador to Granada takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Panama City.

Things to do in Granada

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Masaya
Highlights from your plan
Masaya Volcano ©
Masaya Volcano
Iglesia de La Merced ©
Iglesia de La Merced
Centro Cultural Antiguo Convento San Francisco ©

5
nights
Panama City, Panama

Panama City ©
Arguably the most modern of Central American cities, Panama City boasts a shimmering skyline of glass skyscrapers.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Panama City: Portobelo (Museo de La Real Aduana de Portobelo & Nature & Wildlife Tours). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Panama Canal, examine the collection at Biomuseo, explore the striking landscape of Metropolitan National Park, and get engrossed in the history at Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Panama City sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Granada to Panama City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Granada to Panama City due to the time zone difference. In October in Panama City, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca.

Things to do in Panama City

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Portobelo
Highlights from your plan
Panama Canal ©
Panama Canal
Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo
Metropolitan National Park ©
Metropolitan National Park

3
nights
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca ©
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca offers a wealth of entertainment by the sea, attracting a lively international crowd of revelers while maintaining a bright and breezy coastal charm with a local feel.
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca is known for wildlife, beaches, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get interesting insight from Tours, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cahuita National Park, stroll through Nature Observatorio, and admire the natural beauty at Alma Verde - Cahuita Healing Garden.

Plan my trip to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of flight, car, and bus from Panama City to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Manuel Antonio.

Things to do in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cahuita, Nature Observatorio
Highlights from your plan
Nature Observatorio ©
Nature Observatorio
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cahuita National Park ©
Cahuita National Park

3
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 Parque Nacional Marino Ballena (in Uvita) and Mama Toucan's Natural and Organic Food Store (in Dominical). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Manuel Antonio, see Off-Road Tours, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Manuel Antonio National Park, and stroll around Parque Nahomi.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Manuel Antonio trip planner.

You can drive from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Manuel Antonio in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can drive to Monteverde.

Things to do in Manuel Antonio

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Quepos, Parque Nacional Marino Ballena, Mama Toucan's Natural and Organic Food Store
Highlights from your plan
Playa Manuel Antonio ©
Playa Manuel Antonio
Parque Nacional Marino Ballena ©
Parque Nacional Marino Ballena
Nature & Wildlife Tours

5
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Monteverde: Cerro Pelado (in Juntas), Superman De Osa (in Puntarenas) and Finca El Paraiso (in Los Tornos). The adventure continues: stroll through Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve, explore the galleries of Arte Jaguar Gallery, explore the world behind art at Chorotega Arts & Crafts, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Monteverde trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Manuel Antonio to Monteverde takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to La Fortuna de San Carlos.

Things to do in Monteverde

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cerro Pelado, Superman De Osa, Finca El Paraiso, Middle Earth Thermal Springs
Highlights from your plan
Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve ©
Zipline
Ecological Sanctuary ©
Ecological Sanctuary

5
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.
La Fortuna de San Carlos is known for nature, adventure, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, get outside with El Salto, Head underground at Venado Caves, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Tabacon Hot Springs.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read La Fortuna de San Carlos day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Monteverde to La Fortuna de San Carlos takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Vara Blanca.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

Outdoors Tours Nature

Side Trip

Arenal Volcano National Park
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
La Fortuna Waterfall ©
La Fortuna Waterfall
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

2
nights
Vara Blanca, Costa Rica

Vara Blanca
A vacation in Vara Blanca, located in the heart of Costa Rica, offers excellent access to a number of attractions across the area.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Jardins da Cachoeira de La Paz and then appreciate the views at Orosi River Valley ( El Valle del Rio Orosi ). Here are some ideas for day two: get impressive views of Poas Volcano and then admire the sheer force of Los Chorros Waterfalls.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Vara Blanca day trip website.

Traveling by car from La Fortuna de San Carlos to Vara Blanca takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vara Blanca

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Orosi River Valley ( El Valle del Rio Orosi ), Los Chorros Waterfalls, Poas Volcano
Highlights from your plan
Poas Volcano
Poas Volcano
Los Chorros Waterfalls ©
Los Chorros Waterfalls
Orosi River Valley  ( El Valle del Rio Orosi ) ©

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