Central America is a region full of natural beauty, cultural richness, and historical landmarks. Visitors are able to explore ancient Maya ruins, colonial cities, pristine beaches, and lush tropical rainforests. Embedded within the 8 countries that call this part of the world home is a rich and vibrant culture, where old and new seamlessly fuse together as one. Friendly, welcoming locals make travellers feel at home, while the fantastic food keeps their bellies full. And while on a map, the region appears long and slender, there is a vast breadth to the number of experiences that can be had here.
From the UNESCO World Heritage site of Tikal, which features towering pyramids and intricate stone carvings. Providing insight into the Maya civilization that flourished here over a thousand years ago. To the national parks and extraordinary array of flora and fauna of Costa Rica. Renowned for its biodiversity and eco-tourism. Other must-see destinations include Panama, known for impressive engineering marvels such as the Panama Canal. Yet equally, as captivating are the country’s beautiful beaches, tropical rainforests, and historic districts. Countries such as Nicaragua and Honduras are home to pristine beaches, stunning colonial architecture and impressive volcanic landscapes. While neighbour Belize is best explored from the sea, home to the second-largest coral reef in the world.
Finally, no trip to the region would be complete without a stop in Mexico, the region’s biggest and most populous country. Where modern cities blend with, ancient ruins, wild nightlife, all-inclusive resorts and over 6000 miles of coastline.