Volcano Adventure Antigua to San Jose
Slutdestination: San Jose
From the evocative cobblestone streets of Antigua to the lush cloud forests of Costa Rica, get off the tourist track and discover the color and spirit of Central America. Explore ancient Mayan ruins at Copan and visit small villages for insight into the region's vibrant culture. Delve into the jungle surrounding Ometepe Island and explore volcanoes after unwinding on the white sand beaches of Roatan. With its combination of included activities and countless thrilling options, this trip offers you the chance to personalize your adventure into something special.
Public bus, private vehicle, ferry, plane, walking
Hotels (18 nts), community guesthouse (2 nts, shared facilities).
G Adventures for Good: Puesta del Sol Community Guesthouse Stay, Isla de Ometepe Hands-On: Cooking Class, Antigua Guatemala. Copa¡n guided tour. Beach time in Roata¡n and San Juan del Sur. Lea³n orientation walk. Granada orientation walk. Guided cloud forest night walk (Monteverde). Free time in Lea³n and Ometepe. Internal flight. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
Explore the Mayan ruins of Copa¡n, connect with hosts at a Nicaragua community guesthouse, hike through the mist of a cloud forest.
Day 1 Antigua Guatemala
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Antigua Guatemala (1L)
Master the art of Latin American cuisine at a cooking class. Opt to take salsa lessons, attend a chocolate-making workshop, visit one of the local coffee or macadamia nut plantations, or soak up the culture of this colonial town's many museums and cafes.
Day 3 Antigua Guatemala/Copa¡n
Cross into Honduras and head for the town of Copa¡n.
Day 4 Copa¡n
Enjoy a guided tour of the Mayan ruins of Copa¡n and opt to soak in hot springs.
Day 5 Copa¡n/Roata¡n
Full travel day from Copa¡n to Roata¡n.
Day 6 Roata¡n
Enjoy free time on this island paradise. Opt to rent a bike, snorkel, scuba dive, or just relax.
Day 8 Roata¡n/Leon
Travel by van and plane to Nicaragua and finish in the colonial city of Leon.
Day 9 Leon
Spend a full day exploring the area. Opt to horseback around a crater lake, hike a volcano, or hit the beach.
Day 10 Leon/Granada
Journey on to Granada. Enjoy an orientation walk on arrival to get a feel for this colonial city.
Day 11 Granada
Enjoy free time to explore. Opt to kayak the isletas, rent a bike, take a city tour, or head to Laguna de Apoyo for a swim.
Day 20 La Fortuna/San Jose
Travel to San Jose, and opt for a night out with the group.
Day 12 Granada/Isla de Ometepe (1D)
Travel to Ometepe Island and get to know local friends during a two-night stay at a community guesthouse. Try the cuisine, test out some Spanish skills and even opt to climb a volcano or visit the local swimming hole.
Day 13 Isla de Ometepe (1B, 1D)
Enjoy a free day to explore.
Day 14 Isla de Ometepe/San Juan del Sur (1B)
Travel to San Juan del Sur and get ready to relax on the beach. Opt to take a surf lesson or go fishing.
Day 15 San Juan del Sur
Enjoy free time for optional activities or relaxing on the beach.
Day 16 San Juan del Sur/Monteverde
Travel to Costa Rica and into the misty cloud forests of Monteverde. Take an included guided night walk to learn about nocturnal life in the cloud forest firsthand.
Day 17 Monteverde
Enjoy a free day to explore the cloud forest region of Costa Rica. Opt to fly across canopy ziplines or tour a coffee plantation.
Day 18 Monteverde/La Fortuna
Take in the scenic journey to La Fortuna, then enjoy free time to explore. Consider visiting local hot springs for relaxation.
Day 19 La Fortuna
Enjoy free time in La Fortuna for optionals such as waterfall rappelling, whitewater rafting, or hiking.
Day 21 San Jose
Depart at any time.