14 days in Central America Itinerary

14 days in Central America Itinerary

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14 days in Central America Itinerary

Beirut, Lebanon
Fly:  27​h
Belize City, Belize
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​min
San Pedro, Belize
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h
Panama City, Panama
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + shuttle + foot + bus:  6​h 30​min
Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
— 3 nights
+2
shuttle + bus + Fly:  23​h 15​min
Beirut, Lebanon

2
days
Belize City, Belize

Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): get interesting insight from Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Altun Ha Ruins and then stroll through The Belize Zoo.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Belize City online journey maker .

Beirut, Lebanon to Belize City is an approximately 27-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Beirut to Belize City due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Beirut in May; daily highs in Belize City reach 36°C and lows reach 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to San Pedro.

Things to do in Belize City

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Adventure

Side Trips

Altun Ha, The Belize Zoo
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River Rafting & Tubing
The Belize Zoo ©
The Belize Zoo
Altun Ha ©
Altun Ha

2
days
San Pedro, Belize

San Pedro ©
San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): explore the gorgeous colors at Hol Chan Marine Reserve. On your second day here, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the San Pedro online travel planner .

San Pedro is just a short distance from Belize City. In May, daily temperatures in San Pedro can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. On the 12th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Panama City.

Things to do in San Pedro

#Wildlife, #Tours, #Adventure
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Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling
Belizean Breezes Soap Co. and More ©
Belizean Breezes Soap Co. and More

2
days
Panama City, Panama

Panama City ©
Arguably the most modern of Central American cities, Panama City boasts a shimmering skyline of glass skyscrapers.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): make a trip to Amador Causeway (Calzada de Amador) and then get to know the fascinating history of Casco Viejo. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Avenida Balboa, then don't miss a visit to Panama Canal, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia del Carmen.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Panama City online itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from San Pedro to Panama City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of ferry and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. In May, daytime highs in Panama City are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Manuel Antonio.

Things to do in Panama City

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods
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Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo
Panama Canal ©
Panama Canal
Amador Causeway (Calzada de Amador) ©

1
day
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.
On the 15th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Mulguri Adventure.

For maps and more tourist information, refer to the Manuel Antonio route planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Panama City to Manuel Antonio in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Panama City to Manuel Antonio. Traveling from Panama City in May, things will get a bit cooler in Manuel Antonio: highs are around 32°C and lows about 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to La Fortuna de San Carlos.

Things to do in Manuel Antonio

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
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Playa Manuel Antonio ©
Playa Manuel Antonio
Mulguri Adventure ©
Mulguri Adventure
Spas & Wellness

3
days
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, trails, wildlife, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: soothe aching muscles at Tabacon Hot Springs, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, get outside with Salto, and admire the sheer force of La Fortuna Waterfall.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our La Fortuna de San Carlos attractions planning tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Manuel Antonio to La Fortuna de San Carlos in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours
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River Rafting & Tubing
Tabacon Hot Springs ©
Tabacon Hot Springs
La Fortuna Waterfall ©
La Fortuna Waterfall

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