The history of the fascinating local culture of Lake Atitlan can be traced in the movements of the brush that paints the mystical Maya nahual. Pick up a brush in a local artist’s studio and with it discover your life energy, soul companions, and your destiny. The brightly painted houses of Flores are a reflection of the radiant colours that stretch across the town at sunset. Enjoy memorable lakeside drinks while the sun sinks below the horizon. Journey into the jungles of Guatemala and uncover the magnificent remains of the lost Maya civilisation in Tikal. The stunning national parks of Costa Rica are endowed with some of the greatest diversity of flora and fauna in the world
Journey into the very heart of the Americas and discover a rich local culture that fascinatingly mixes the modern world, influences of Spanish colonialism, and traditions that stretch right back to the ancient Maya. Begin in El Salvador, the region’s best-kept secret, speculate about the disappearance of a great civilisation with the Copan ruins on the Honduran border, then experience the Caribbean touch that makes Amatique Bay unique.
The national parks of Costa Rica are blessed with some of the greatest diversity of flora and fauna in the world. Travel for Tortuguero, where you can learn about indigenous turtle catching and conservation efforts. At La Fortuna you can explore the base of the mighty Arenal Volcano from your unique perch high in the trees.
TRIP CHANGES FOR 2018
From 01st January 2018 this combination itinerary will be discontinued – Details are below in the ‘Important Notes’ Section.
The replacement trip is called ‘Central America Adventure’ (PSBRC)