Cycle Central America

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Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: CNGP

From: £1899.00

This trip provides a piece of magic; aboard your bike, pedal through the lush countryside of Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama past gleaming lakes, enormous volcanoes, colonial towns, and sunny beachfronts€ross the Caribbean. These are iconic destinations and seeing them on two wheels gives a unique perspective on the region. The ride of your life is waiting to begin. All that’s missing is you.

Day 1 Granada

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Granada/Isla de Ometepe (1B, 1L, 1D)

Cycle along the backroads from Granada to a nearby picturesque villages, stopping off at a viewpoint overlooking the Laguna de Apoyo crater lake. Get up close and personal with the€tive Masaya Volcano, then transfer south to cross Lake Nicaragua by ferry to reach Ometepe for a G Adventures-supported homestay with a local family.

Day 3 Isla de Ometepe (1B, 1L, 1D)

Enjoy a full-day cycling trip through towns and the countryside around the base of ConcepcÍon Volcano, stopping to see pre-Columbian statues before lunch and a swim at a local swimming hole.

Day 4 Isla de Ometepe/La Fortuna (1B)

Cross the border into Costa Rica and finish up La Fortuna, near Arenal Volcano.

Day 5 La Fortuna (1B)

Enjoy a half-day bike ride around Lake Arenal to El Castillo, then relax or explore the La Fortuna area in the afternoon.

Day 6 La Fortuna/Cartago (1B)

Enjoy a morning mountain biking tour then transfer to Cartago, Costa Rica’s first ever capital city.

Day 7 Cartago/OrosÍ (1B)

Set off on road bicycles through the Costa Rican countryside, passing by fields of chayote squash, coffee plants, and cycling up and down rolling hills, finishing at the small town of OrosÍ.

Day 8 OrosÍ/Turrialba (1B, 1D)

Continue cycling along the scenic Orosi and Reventazon River Valleys, past coffee and sugar cane plantations to the Turrialba area. Upon arrival, opt to walk to a small waterfall or take a trip into town.

Day 9 Turrialba/Puerto Viejo de Talamanca (1B, 1L)

Raft along the Pacuare River, stopping for a riverside picnic lunch before continuing down river to the Caribbean lowlands.

Day 10 Puerto Viejo de Talamanca (1B)

Enjoy free time in to relax on the beach, rent a bike and explore the coast, or visit the Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge to look for monkeys and other wildlife.

Day 11 Puerto Viejo de Talamanca/Bocas del Toro

Cross the border to Panama and hop on a water taxi to the Caribbean islands of Bocas del Toro for some serious rest and relaxation.

Day 12 Bocas del Toro

Enjoy free time here to cycle around the islands or snorkel in the clear blue sea.

Day 13 Bocas del Toro/Boquete

Ferry back to the mainland and transfer€ross the isthmus to the highlands of Boquete.

Day 14 Boquete

Set off on a full day of cycling through the highlands of Boquete.

Day 15 Boquete/Panama City

Watch the Panamanian countryside fly by on a travel day to Panama City.

Day 16 Panama City (1L)

Transfer to Soberania National Park for a mountain bike tour along jungle trails in the Panama Canal zone. The trip ends after returning to Panama City this afternoon.

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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