This is an ideal itinerary for those wanting to combine the history, culture and Pacific Coast of Nicaragua along with some stunning national parks in Costa Rica. The colonial cities of Granada and Leon are hidden gems in Central America. They both pose fine colonial architecture and numerous museums. Stunning beaches around Morgan's Rock provide some relaxation time before travelling into Costa Rica to experience national parks, active volcanoes and cloud forests. This itinerary has some stunning overland journeys with a great variety of characterful accommodation.
Explore the colourful and vibrant city of Granada.
Learn about Nicaragua's turbulent modern history in Leon.
Stare down into the active Masaya Volcano crater.
Relax at the stunning Morgan's Rock on the Pacific Coast.
View the magnificent active Arenal Volcano.
Search for the Resplendent Quetzal in the Los Angeles Cloud Forest.
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- Leon and Northern Nicaragua
- Penas Blancas
- Arenal Volcano and the Cloudforest Reserves
- San Jose and Central Valley
- Puerto Jimenez
- El Remanso
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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Day 1 Managua
International outbound flight , Managua
Day 2 Leon and Northern Nicaragua
Day 3 Leon and Northern Nicaragua
Day 4 Granada
Day 5 Granada
Day 6 Granada
Day 7 Tamarindo
Day 8 Tamarindo
Day 9 Tamarindo
Day 10 Arenal Volcano and the Cloudforest Reserves
Day 11 Arenal Volcano and the Cloudforest Reserves
Day 12 Arenal Volcano and the Cloudforest Reserves
Day 13 El Remanso
Day 16 International return flight
Day 17 International return flight
International return flight
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