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 (19 nts), homestay (1 nt, shared facilities).
G Adventures for Good: Posadas Mayas Homestay, San Juan La Laguna Hands-on: Cooking Class, Antigua Guatemala Carte Blanche: Roata¡n Carte Blanche: La Fortuna Carte Blanche: Manuel Antonio. Copa¡n guided tour. Beach time in Roata¡n and Manuel Antonio. Guided cloud forest night walk (Monteverde). Free time in La Fortuna and Monteverde. Internal flight. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
Explore the Mayan ruins of Copa¡n, wander the cobblestone streets of colonial Antigua, hike through the mist of a cloud forest
Day 1 Antigua Guatemala
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Antigua Guatemala (1D)
Enjoy a free day to explore Antigua. Opt to relax with a massage or soak up the culture in one of many cafes. Master the art of Latin American cuisine at a cooking class.
Day 8 Rio Dulce/Copa¡n
Cross into Honduras and head for the town of Copa¡n.
Day 9 Copa¡n
Enjoy a guided tour of the Mayan ruins of Copa¡n and opt to soak in hot springs.
Day 10 Copa¡n/Roata¡n
Full travel day from Copa¡n to Roata¡n.
Day 11 Roata¡n
Enjoy free time on this island paradise. Opt to rent a bike, snorkel, scuba dive, or just relax.
Day 13 Roata¡n/La Fortuna
Travel by van and plane to Costa Rica and finish in La Fortuna, home to Arenal volcano.
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 Manuel Antonio/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 La Fortuna/Monteverde (1L)
Travel into the misty cloud forests of Monteverde. Enjoy a free afternoon to explore. Later, 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 14 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.