Our fully escorted tours to Central America take in the highlights of Mexico, Belize, Honduras, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Panama.

Combining stunning scenery with phenomenal Maya ruins and a vibrant clash of modern cultures, Central America is a travel destination that is guaranteed to inspire a sense of wonder.

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Fronting the Caribbean Sea to the east and Pacific Ocean to the west there is no shortage of pristine coastline, golden beaches and idyllic coral-fringed islands to explore. As a biodiversity hot spot Central America is home to a staggering array of weird and wonderful wildlife across a variety of landscapes from mountain ranges to fertile valleys, tropical rainforest to towering cloudforests. This results in endless opportunity for outdoor adventure from canoeing down rapid waters and zip lining through the canopies to hiking around active volcanoes and surfing off the coast.

Enjoy an authentic travel experience on one of our group tours getting around by public transport and staying in locally-owned guesthouses with plenty of opportunities to meet the locals.

Upcoming Central America Trips

Trip NameStartsDepartingFrom GBPDealMap
Cancun to Antigua - 10 days Cancun 05 Jul 2018 £755 Cancun to Antigua - 10 days Map
Costa Rica to Panama - 14 days San Jose, Costa Rica 07 Jul 2018 £1,385 Costa Rica to Panama - 14 days Map
Wild Costa Rica - 9 days San Jose, Costa Rica 07 Jul 2018 £655 Wild Costa Rica  - 9 days Map
Footsteps of the Mayans - 13 days Cancun 08 Jul 2018 £755 Footsteps of the Mayans - 13 days Map
Mayan Empires - 22 days Cancun 08 Jul 2018 £1,375 Mayan Empires - 22 days Map
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Central America Group Tours

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Wild Costa Rica

9 days | FROM £655

Spend 9 exhilarating days experiencing the wonders of Costa Rica - a...

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Cancun to Antigua

10 days | FROM £755

From Cancun to Antigua, explore the delights of Mexico, Belize and...

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Footsteps of the Mayans

13 days | FROM £755

From the beautiful beaches of Playa del Carmen and the legendary Mayan...

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Costa Rica Calling

14 days | FROM £995

From San Jose discover the natural wonders of Costa Rica. Relax on the...

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Costa Rica to Panama

14 days | FROM £1,385

From San Jose to Panama City, travel to the beautiful Pacific Coast of...

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The Way To San Jose

15 days | FROM £1,125

Travelling from Antigua to San Jose, discover the magnificent Mayan...

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Mayan Empires

22 days | FROM £1,375

Take an exhilarating 22 day journey of discovery through Mexico,...

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Mexico City to Guatemala

22 days | FROM £1,475

From Mexico City to Antigua, take an exciting three week journey...

Escorted by a tour leader, our small group tours of Central America range from 8 to 22 days. Taking in the highlights of Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and Cuba, you can select from tours that focus on one country or longer multi-country itineraries that cover more of the region. Staying in simple hotels, using public transportation and getting to know local people along the way, you'll be assured of a truly authentic travel experience in Central America. read more

There’s plenty of free time to independently explore each port of call or opt to book an exciting range of optional activities. Local guides accompany many of our excursions, such as visits to famous archaeological sites, and their knowledge of the local area and familiarity with its customs and history will enhance your Central American experience.

Central America Private Tours

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Tico Traveller

9 Days | FROM £835

Depart San Jose and explore some of Costa Rica's key sites including...

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Costa Rica Coast to Coast

12 Days | FROM £1,695

Spend 12 exciting days seeing Costa Rica from both coasts. Visit the...

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Costa Rica Encompassed

11 Days | FROM £1,195

Discover the delights of Costa Rica on this 11 day tour which offers a...

In Central America we offer a select range of private tours in Costa Rica that combine your choice of accommodation with transport to get you from A to B and the option to do as little or as much as you please in the places visited.

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Central America tour reviews

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.74 out of 5 based on 13 recent reviews — See All Central America Reviews

Fantastic! It was an incredible experience. The places included on the itinerary were just right. The right places in order to get a feel for the countries we visited. I can't stop telling my family and friends all about it. I feel like we did so much and saw so much. I was hesitant to book a group tour in case the group was too large or didn't have similar travelling styles. Perhaps it was a bit lucky, but we ended up in a group of only eight who were all very similar. With Cesar's leadership, it was a wonderful dynamic. Cesar was great to customise our tour by arranging private transportation with additional stops/sights along the way. His restaurant picks were so good! We ended up knowing that not only should you go with him for dinner, you should order what he ordered! Always delicious! I was interested in a couple excursions that no one else in the group wanted to do. Cesar was very helpful to arrange them just for me. The only negative was the one hotel in Copan. It didn't seem to have the same cleanliness standards as all the others and lacked AC (not terrible, but far more comfortable with!) Thank you! ”  

Sarah Rann • Submitted 27 Apr 2018

Guide couldn’t have been better. Tour well organised and gave opportunities to experience as much as possible within a limited time.”  

Stephanie Tedora • Submitted 16 Apr 2018

Gina was an absolutely fantastic tour leader - she was energetic, fun-loving, extremely passionate about her job and the countries we visited and could not have done more to make sure we all had a great time.

I made friends of similar age on this tour and there was an excellent mixture of beaches, socialising, history and culture incorporated into this tour. I was able to get a real feel for the countries I visited and the three countries on this tour could not have been more varied which made it all the more adventurous. The hotels were lovely - often with pools and rooms to a high standard.

I would recommend this tour to anyone who wants to get a better idea of Central America as these are three fascinating, different and beautiful countries with an organised tour leader and excellent customer service directly from OnTheGo. ”  

Katherine Barrow • Submitted 22 Aug 2017
Combine Mexico and Guatemala
From Mayan ruins to magnificent volcanoes

Visit the neighbouring countries of Mexico and Guatemala on an overland adventure through Central America. Sample tacos and tequila in Mexico before heading across the border to Guatemala for highland lakes and lush jungles, each country offering impressive ancient ruins and grand colonial cities.

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