7 days in Central America Itinerary

7 days in Central America Itinerary

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7 days in Central America Itinerary

Panama City, Panama
+3
Fly + bus + foot + bus:  6​h 30​min
La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
— 1 night
taxi + Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Jaco, Costa Rica
— 1 night
+3
bus + foot + bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
Roatan, Honduras
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
San Pedro, Belize
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
Panama City, Panama

1
day
La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica

La Fortuna de San Carlos ©
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.
On the 9th (Fri), explore the activities along Lake Arenal.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the La Fortuna de San Carlos trip planner .

Panama City, Panama to La Fortuna de San Carlos is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Panama City to La Fortuna de San Carlos, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Manuel Antonio.

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Tabacon Hot Springs ©
Tabacon Hot Springs
Ecocentro Danaus ©
Ecocentro Danaus
Lake Arenal ©
Lake Arenal

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Biesanz and then stroll through Playa Manuel Antonio.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Manuel Antonio travel app .

Getting from La Fortuna de San Carlos to Manuel Antonio by combination of taxi and flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In February, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Jaco.

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Playa Manuel Antonio ©
Playa Manuel Antonio
Playa Biesanz ©
Playa Biesanz

few
hours
Jaco, Costa Rica

Jaco
A seaside resort town with plenty of entertaining distractions along its attractive coastline, Jaco has long been a major tourist destination on the central Pacific coast.
To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Jaco day trip website .

Traveling by car from Manuel Antonio to Jaco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll set off for Roatan on the 12th (Mon).

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1
day
Roatan, Honduras

Roatan ©
The largest of the Bay Islands, Roatan is the most developed and the most popular among its neighbors.
On the 13th (Tue), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Gumbalimba Park, then kick back and relax at Tabyana Beach, and finally look for gifts at Pies Bonitos.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Roatan trip builder website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Jaco to Roatan takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. In February, daily temperatures in Roatan can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to San Pedro.

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Gumbalimba Park ©
Gumbalimba Park
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Tabyana Beach ©
Tabyana Beach

2
days
San Pedro, Belize

San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): get interesting insight from Tours, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then look for gifts at Belizean Breezes Soap Co. and More. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then see the vivid underwater world at Shark Ray Alley.

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You can fly from Roatan to San Pedro in 2.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in San Pedro are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Pedro

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Shark Ray Alley
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling
Parasailing & Paragliding

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