Extend your time in Central America to truly get insight into two different and unique cultures. Start by absorbing the "Pure Vida" atmosphere of coastal Costa Rica, with day trips around the peninsula + opportunities for surf and yoga. Then, take a flight over to Guatemala to get a taste of the vibrant cultural Mayan history. This adventure will take you from the sprawling beaches and dense jungles of the Nicoya Peninsula, through the colourful maze of pastel-coloured colonial relics of Antigua, to the tranquil lake-side towns of Lake Atitlán. Add-on yoga packages, surf packages, and foodie walking tour
Towns visited: (Costa Rica) Cabuya, Montezuma, Mal País & Santa Teresa; (Guatemala) Antigua & Lake Atitlán
4-CLASS YOGA: Start the day the right way, salute the sun each morning while gazing out over the jungle + ocean on the open-air yoga deck. Learn more about our yoga package. (+$80 USD)
4-CLASS SURF: Whether your are a beginner or practiced surfer, these classes are open to everyone who wants to embrace the pura vida lifestyle. Learn more about our surf package. (+$240 USD)
SURF + YOGA PACKAGE: Book both and save $10. This is an incredible combo that will help you experience this trip to the fullest (and we promise that you'll have abs by the end.) (+$310 USD)
Foodie Walking Tour in Antigua - A walking city tour combined with the opportunity to eat five different traditional Guatemalan dishes and snacks; this tour is for those who want to combine a historic city tour with eating. Experience the best street food Antigua has to offer by visiting street carts, a famous candy store, and many small family run secret diners. Come hungry! (+ $75 USD)
DAY 1 | Airport transfer to Jungle Lodge from Tambor Airport. Unpack, relax + Welcome drink + Orientation
DAY 2 | Montezuma Waterfall Hike & lagoon Swim + Free time to explore the chilled out town of Montezuma.
DAY 3 | Explore Isla de Cabuya (Cemetery Island) + Visit a local jam & coconut oil maker + free time + sunset in Mal Pais
DAY 4 | Morning yoga class + Florida Falls & Churro Falls hike + Santa Teresa for sunset + surprise night out (spoiler: you'll love it.)
DAY 5 | Beer & butterflies + Free time + Reggae Night, Montezuma
DAY 6 | Free day! Opt to go Zip Lining, Chill at the Beach, Visit a Local Town, take a surf class.
DAY 7 | Transfer to the airport and take a flight to Guatemala.
DAY 8 | Arrive in Guatemala + Transfer to Antigua + Orientation (you may have more girls adding to your group today. Say hey!)
DAY 9 | Free time to explore Antigua. Opt to climb Pacaya Volcano, make chocolate or take a foodie walking tour.
DAY 10 | Free morning to explore + Transfer to Lake Atitlán + Relax
DAY 11 | Kayak tour of Lake Atitlán + Hike
DAY 12 | Day trip to vibrant Chichicastenango Market + Sundown Lakeside yoga.
DAY 13 | Free day to explore! Your group leader will be available to help you with any organizing you need for today.
DAY 14 | Departure Day. Transfer to Antigua or Guatemala City AirportImportant itinerary details
13 Breakfasts | 6 Lunches | 8 Dinners
1) Tambor (TMU) >San Jose (SJO)
2) San Jose (SJO) > Guatemala City (GUA)
⇹ All airport transfers
⇹ Waterfall hikes + local day trips around Nicoya Peninsula (see itinerary for details)
⇹ Yoga class
⇹ Tour the wildlife rescue centre on-site our jungle lodge
⇹ Explore the tranquil Lake Atitlan on a guided hike + kayak day trip
⇹ Day trip to one of Central America's largest local markets in Chichcastenango ("ChiChi market")
⇹ Sunrise yoga practice on the dock
⇹ Transport in private + public vehicles
⇹ Free time to explore
Jungle lodge, Cabuya (6 nights)
Chic Hostel, Antigua (3 nights)
Lake lodge, Lake Atitlán (4 nights)
Multi-share dorms and private, multi-share rooms are available to book. The Costa Rican jungle lodge dorms are simple with shared bathrooms, and fans; the upgraded bungalows have private washrooms and A/C with satellite television. Our hostel accommodations in Antigua will be shared-private dorm beds (2 nights), with an awesome in-house cafe and lounge space. Our mountain-side lodge in Atitlàn will have the option of dorm beds, or double-share rooms (4 nights), and offer massage services and yoga classes. Breakfast and towels are is included. To request a single room contact firstname.lastname@example.org for availability and pricing.
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