Volcano Trail: Waves & Local Ways

Resort: Volcano Trail: Waves & Local Ways
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: Guatemala
Price From: £839.20

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From the laid-back vibes and waves of the Pacific Coast to tropical rainforests alive with jungle melodies, take the road less travelled on this trip through Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica with other travellers your own age. This is one of our most exciting trips, filled with breathtaking scenery and a chance to experience local culture with a two-night community guesthouse stay on the island of Ometepe. Enjoy a blend of public and private transportation, which not only keeps costs down but also gives you a chance to really meet the locals.


Day 1
Antigua Guatemala

Arrive at any time. Tonight, explore El Barrio, a vibrant market with many small bars and restaurants. Get to know your fellow travellers over a few drinks, and cheers to the adventures to come.

Day 2
Antigua GuatemalaCopn

Cross the border to Honduras. Opt to soak in local hot springs in the jungle.

Day 3

Free time in Copn. Opt to visit the ruins of Copn or explore the hills on horseback.

Day 4

Cross the border into El Salvador and stay in the colonial town of Suchitoto. Don’t forget to try the delicious pupusas, a local Salvadorian specialty.

Day 5
SuchitotoPlaya El Tunco

Enjoy a free morning in Suchitoto before heading to the coast. The sunsets in this surfing town are stunning. Grab a cold drink and enjoy!

Day 6
Playa El Tunco

Enjoy a free day in this laidback beach town to take a surf lesson, eat fresh ceviche at the fish market in nearby La Libertad, visit the Tamanique waterfalls, or chill out with a beer in hand.

Day 7
Playa El TuncoLen

Set off early for a full day of travel by land and sea to Nicaragua, finishing up in colonial Len with a brief orientation walk.

Day 8

Journey to Granada and see its colourful colonial buildings on an orientation walk. Enjoy a Big Night Out with the group.

Day 9

Free time to explore beautiful Granada’s markets, buildings and museums. Opt to kayak in Lake Nicaragua or swim in Laguna de Apoyo.

Day 10
GranadaIsla de Ometepe

Get to know local friends during a 2-night G Adventures-supported community guesthouse stay on Ometepe. Try the local cuisine and test out some language skills.

Day 11
Isla de Ometepe

Enjoy free time to explore Ometepe. Opt to climb Volcano Concepcin or Volcano Maderas, take a cultural tour, visit the beach at Santo Domingo, or visit el Ojo de Agua for a refreshing swim and lunch. You can also view pre-Columbian petroglyphs or the small museum of indigenous artifacts in Altagracia.

Day 12
Isla de OmetepeMonteverde

Take a ferry back to the mainland and cross the border into Costa Rica, finishing up in the cloudforest air of Monteverde.

Day 13

Free day in Monteverde. Opt to visit a cloud forest reserve, fly through the jungle canopy via zipline, or tour a coffee plantation.

Day 14
MonteverdeLa Fortuna

Transfer to La Fortuna along bumpy roads, then break up the journey with a peaceful boat ride on Lake Arenal before a short ride to the town.

Day 15
La Fortuna

Free time to enjoy the La Fortuna and Arenal area.

Day 16
La FortunaSan Jos

Journey through the mountains to the capital for a final night out.

Day 17
San Jos

Depart at any time.

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