NOVICA Tours in Central America

Greater Central Mexico

Greater Central Mexico

Say hola to an essential highlights tour of Central Mexico – more than just tacos and tequila – taking you into the heart and soul of this spicy land. Explore ruins at Teotihuacan and Tzintzuntzan ... more

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Days:
19
Start:
Mexico
Finish:
Oaxaca
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Mexico

Best of Mexico & Costa Rica

Best of Mexico & Costa Rica

Raise glass of mezcal to the diversity of Mexico, then embrace ‘pura vida’ (the simple life) in the rainforests and on the beaches of Costa Rica. Discover history in the ruins of Chichen Itza, then ... more

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Days:
22
Start:
Mexico
Finish:
San Jose
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Costa Rica + 1 more

Costa Rica: Raft, Surf, Kayak & Hike

Costa Rica: Raft, Surf, Kayak & Hike

Raft down the Pacuare River, swim in the company of turtles, barracuda and reef sharks in Manzanillo National Park, take a memorable four-day hike along the Savegre River and explore the thickets of ... more

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Days:
18
Start:
San Jose
Finish:
San Jose
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Costa Rica

Epic Central America

Epic Central America

It doesn’t get much bigger than this. A 46-day adventure enjoying everything Central America has to offer, from Mexico through to Costa Rica with all the places in between – you better Belize it. ... more

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Days:
46
Start:
Mexico
Finish:
San Jose
Ages:
18 - 29
Country:

Belize + 5 more

Guatemala Expedition: El Mirador Trek

Guatemala Expedition: El Mirador Trek

Go in search of ancient Maya civilisation on an eight-day expedition of northern Guatemala. The Carmelita El Mirador jungle trek is an incredible active adventure that takes you through the lush ... more

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Days:
8
Start:
Flores
Finish:
Flores
Ages:
Over 15
Country:

Guatemala

Best of El Salvador

Best of El Salvador

Good things come in small packages, and nowhere more than El Salvador. Sitting quietly nestled in between Guatemala and Honduras, El Salvador’s epic volcanoes, misty cloud forests, ancient relics and ... more

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Days:
8
Start:
San Salvador
Finish:
El Tunco
Ages:
Over 15
Country:

El Salvador

Central Mexico

Central Mexico

The history of Mexico is one that spans over three millennia, with a complex system of civilisations dominating the land for more than 13,000 years prior to Spanish colonisation in the 16th century. ... more

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Days:
12
Start:
Mexico
Finish:
Mexico
Ages:
Over 15
Country:

Mexico

Beautiful Cuba - For Solo Travellers

Beautiful Cuba - For Solo Travellers

From vintage cars to fragrant cigars, salsa your way from the colourful capital of Havana through the beautiful island of Cuba and surround yourself with history, music and mojitos in one of the ... more

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Days:
8
Start:
Havana
Finish:
Havana
Ages:
Over 15
Country:

Cuba

Costa Rica: Hike, Raft & Zipline

Costa Rica: Hike, Raft & Zipline

Jump straight into this active journey through the secluded wilderness of Costa Rica. From vibrant San Jose, head to the pristine San Gerardo de Dota valley – home to endless cloud forests and a haven ... more

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Days:
11
Start:
San Jose
Finish:
San Jose
Ages:
Over 15
Country:

Costa Rica

Mexico City: Day of the Dead Original

Mexico City: Day of the Dead Original

Feel the mystical vibes of the weird and wonderful Dia de los Muertos, or the annual Day of the Dead festival, on a five-day cultural exploration of Mexico City. Visit the museums of Frida Kahlo and ... more

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Days:
5
Start:
Mexico
Finish:
Mexico
Ages:
Over 15
Country:

Mexico

Mexico City to Oaxaca

Mexico City to Oaxaca

Say Hola to a tour that’s more than just tacos and tequila and prepare for una buena adventure into the heart and soul of Mexico. From Aztec to Zapotec, La Copita to Pasita – travel on this cultural ... more

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Days:
8
Start:
Mexico
Finish:
Oaxaca
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Mexico

Mexico City: Day of the Dead Comfort

Mexico City: Day of the Dead Comfort

Feel the mystical vibes of the weird and wonderful Dia de los Muertos, or the annual Day of the Dead festival, on a five-day cultural exploration of Mexico City. Visit the museums of Frida Kahlo and ... more

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Days:
5
Start:
Mexico
Finish:
Mexico
Ages:
Over 18
Country:

Mexico

Costa Rica Family Holiday

Costa Rica Family Holiday

Discover the incredible biodiversity of Costa Rica – and the culture shaped by the tropical wilderness – with your loved ones, on a trip that’s tailored for families. Pick produce and make dinner with ... more

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Days:
10
Start:
San Jose
Finish:
San Jose
Ages:
5 - 99
Country:

Costa Rica

Real Santiago de Cuba Carnival

Real Santiago de Cuba Carnival

Now they’re back to being mates with the US and Fidel has passed on, things are a-changin’ in Cuba. But some things will stay the same – like Cuba’s biggest and best party will always be carnival in ... more

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Days:
12
Start:
Havana
Finish:
Havana
Ages:
18 - 29
Country:

Cuba

Cycle Nicaragua, Costa Rica & Panama

Cycle Nicaragua, Costa Rica & Panama

From the deep rainforests of Panama to the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean, witness all the natural splendour of Central America from your unique vantage point in the saddle. Nicaragua, Costa ... more

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Days:
15
Start:
Granada
Finish:
Panama City
Ages:
14 - 99
Country:

Costa Rica + 2 more

Cycle Costa Rica & Panama

Cycle Costa Rica & Panama

From the deep rainforests of Panama to the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean, witness all the natural splendour of Central America from your unique vantage point in the saddle. Costa Rica and ... more

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Days:
8
Start:
San Jose
Finish:
Panama City
Ages:
14 - 99
Country:

Costa Rica + 1 more

Epic Mexico & Cuba

Epic Mexico & Cuba

Mexico is everything you dreamed of and more. Smash some delicious treats in Mexico City, see some of the bazillion churches in Puebla, taste the best mezcal around in Oaxaca, swing through San ... more

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Days:
22
Start:
Mexico
Finish:
Havana
Ages:
18 - 29
Country:

Cuba + 1 more

One Week in Cuba

One Week in Cuba

A fun, fast and colourful trip through Cuba takes you right to the beating heart of this fiercely independent nation. Start and finish in rocking, retro Havana then swing through Santa Clara to learn ... more

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Days:
8
Start:
Havana
Finish:
Havana
Ages:
18 - 29
Country:

Cuba

Real Mexico

Real Mexico

Smash some delicious treats in Mexico City, see some of the bazillion churches in Puebla, taste the best mezcal around in Oaxaca, swing through San Cristobal, Palenque and Merida, then finish up ... more

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Days:
15
Start:
Mexico
Finish:
Playa del Carmen
Ages:
18 - 29
Country:

Mexico

Real Central America

Real Central America

Mexico, Belize and Guatemala – three very tight amigos. Play like a player in Playa del Carmen and take it easy in Tulum. Delve into island life and underwater worlds alike in Belize. Check out the ... more

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Days:
16
Start:
Playa del Carmen
Finish:
Antigua
Ages:
18 - 29
Country:

Belize + 2 more

Epic Mexico to Costa Rica

Epic Mexico to Costa Rica

If it’s Central America you want, it’s Central America you’ll get! This super-cali-fragil-istic-EPIC-ali-docious adventure kicks off in Mexico’s Playa del Carmen and snakes through Belize, Antigua ... more

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Days:
32
Start:
Playa del Carmen
Finish:
San Jose
Ages:
18 - 29
Country:

Belize + 5 more

Real Guatemala to Costa Rica

Real Guatemala to Costa Rica

From the Guatemalan highlands to the cloud forests of Costa Rica and all the adventure towns and surf spots in between, roll through four Central American countries for a taste of what this incredibly ... more

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Days:
17
Start:
Antigua
Finish:
San Jose
Ages:
18 - 29
Country:

Costa Rica + 3 more

Cycle Cuba

Cycle Cuba

Experience Cuba from two wheels as you cycle around this laidback Caribbean island. Travel the colourful streets of Havana, past farms and tobacco plantations in Vinales, cycle alongside vintage cars ... more

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Days:
14
Start:
Havana
Finish:
Havana
Ages:
14 - 99
Country:

Cuba

Cycle Cuba: East

Cycle Cuba: East

Experience Cuba from two wheels as you cycle around the east of this laidback Caribbean island. Travel the colourful streets of Havana, cycling alongside vintage cars on your way to the verdant Bay of ... more

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Days:
8
Start:
Havana
Finish:
Havana
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Cuba

Epic Mexico, Belize & Guatemala

Epic Mexico, Belize & Guatemala

This is a pretty epic trip. Mexico, Belize and Guatemala… think Maya ruins, tacos, Mexican markets, mezcal, waterfalls, dancing in the streets, hammocks, beaches, islands, snorkeling, swimming holes ... more

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Days:
30
Start:
Mexico
Finish:
Antigua
Ages:
18 - 29
Country:

Belize + 2 more

Real Day of the Dead Oaxaca

Real Day of the Dead Oaxaca

Mexico’s throwing a party and everyone’s invited – even the dead! Travel from Oaxaca to San Cristobal del las Casas and pumping Playa del Carmen, taking in the after-dark antics of the famous Day of ... more

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Days:
9
Start:
Oaxaca
Finish:
Playa del Carmen
Ages:
18 - 29
Country:

Mexico

Mexico Family Holiday

Mexico Family Holiday

Whisk yourself away to a slice of Mexican paradise on this adventure, taking you to sunny beaches, lush forests, lost ruins and colonial townships along the way. Discover the culture and the history ... more

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Days:
8
Start:
Playa del Carmen
Finish:
Tulum
Ages:
5 - 99
Country:

Mexico

Costa Rica Family Holiday with Teenagers

Costa Rica Family Holiday with Teenagers

Travel to Costa Rica on a tailored family tour and experience a country that’s brimming with natural beauty and adventure activities. Hike to a crater lagoon, soak in hot springs, gaze at precious ... more

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Days:
9
Start:
San Jose
Finish:
San Jose
Ages:
10 - 99
Country:

Costa Rica

Costa Rica Family Holiday

Costa Rica Family Holiday

Experience the drama of Costa Rica’s landscapes, the real flavours of its culture and cuisine and uncover the country’s adventurous heart. This Family Adventure has been specially crafted to balance ... more

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Days:
15
Start:
San Jose
Finish:
San Jose
Ages:
5 - 99
Country:

Costa Rica

Costa Rica & Panama Experience

Costa Rica & Panama Experience

Nature's bounty is at your fingertips in this adventure through the lush, rugged landscaped of Costa Rica. Spend time exploring the cloud forests, jungles and marine environments of the nation's ... more

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Days:
16
Start:
San Jose
Finish:
Panama City
Ages:
Over 15
Country:

Costa Rica + 1 more

Cuba & Costa Rica

Cuba & Costa Rica

Delight in the history, charm and culture of old-world Cuba before exploring the incredible natural environments of Costa Rica. Drink and dance with the fascinating Cuban locals in Havana and ... more

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Days:
16
Start:
Havana
Finish:
San Jose
Ages:
Over 15
Country:

Costa Rica + 1 more

Grand Cuba

Grand Cuba

Discover the old and new faces of Cuba on an adventure through the country’s vibrant towns, vast plantations, myriad waterfalls and idyllic beaches. From the elegant streets of Havana to the colourful ... more

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Days:
21
Start:
Havana
Finish:
Havana
Ages:
Over 15
Country:

Cuba

Discover Mexico & Cuba

Discover Mexico & Cuba

Discover the heart of Mexico's Aztec, Zapotec, Mayan and Spanish cultures on this journey spanning ruins, pueblos and beaches. Arrive in Mexico and travel through the mad metropolis of Mexico City to ... more

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Days:
22
Start:
Mexico
Finish:
Havana
Ages:
Over 15
Country:

Cuba + 1 more

Central America Encompassed

Central America Encompassed

Prepare for a unique Central American adventure from Mexico to Guatemala that's packed full of cosmopolitan cities, breathtaking Mayan ruins, idyllic beaches and incredible natural beauty. Journey ... more

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Days:
31
Start:
Mexico
Finish:
Antigua
Ages:
Over 15
Country:

Belize + 2 more

Best of Mexico & Cuba

Best of Mexico & Cuba

Cheers a glass to the vivacious beauty and fiery flavours of Mexico and Cuba. Discover the culture and landscapes of these fascinating countries – with a spattering of enticing stops along the way. ... more

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Days:
22
Start:
Mexico
Finish:
Havana
Ages:
Over 15
Country:

Cuba + 1 more

Central America Explorer

Central America Explorer

Enjoy a Central American odyssey on this adventure from the chaos of Mexico’s capital to the heady heights of San Jose. Journeying through Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa ... more

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Days:
47
Start:
Mexico
Finish:
San Jose
Ages:
Over 15
Country:

Belize + 6 more

Central American Adventure

Central American Adventure

Explore incredibly colourful worlds - both above and below the water - on an epic journey from the sunny beaches of Mexico, through jungle and Caribbean coastline to the volcanic mountains of Costa ... more

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Days:
33
Start:
Playa del Carmen
Finish:
San Jose
Ages:
Over 15
Country:

Belize + 6 more

Ultimate Central America

Ultimate Central America

Enjoy a Central American odyssey on this adventure from Mexico’s capital to the home of the Panama Canal. Travel through Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama on a tour ... more

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Days:
59
Start:
Mexico
Finish:
Panama City
Ages:
Over 15
Country:

Belize + 7 more

Best of Central America

Best of Central America

Explore incredible worlds above and below the water on a journey from the sunny beaches of Mexico, through the jungle ruins of little-known corners of Central America, to the volcanic mountains of ... more

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Days:
45
Start:
Playa del Carmen
Finish:
Panama City
Ages:
Over 15
Country:

Belize + 7 more

Amazing Central America

Amazing Central America

Get ready for a fast-paced adventure through the best of Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama. From oceans teeming with marine life to tropical forests alive with jungle ... more

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Days:
29
Start:
Antigua
Finish:
Panama City
Ages:
Over 15
Country:

Costa Rica + 5 more

Maya Adventure

Maya Adventure

Through Guatemala, Mexico and Belize, this trip combines the volcanic beauty of the highlands, the mystery of the ancient Maya ruins, and the perfect beaches of the Caribbean in a truly unique ... more

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Days:
23
Start:
Antigua
Finish:
Antigua
Ages:
Over 15
Country:

Belize + 2 more

San Jose Stopover

San Jose Stopover

Take four days to find the true Costa Rica on a city escapade in sultry San Jose. Savour a stopover in the country’s capital by discovering the historical neighbourhoods and markets jammed with local ... more

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Days:
4
Start:
San Jose
Finish:
San Jose
Ages:
Over 15
Country:

Costa Rica

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