Volcano hikes, hidden waterfalls, white sand beaches, and jungle adventures are waiting for you in Central America. Whether you’re an experienced backpacker or a first-time traveler, Central America offers some of the best destinations for your vacation. Here are the top three Central American vacation destinations for your travel bucket list.
1.) Semuc Champey (Guatemala)
One of the essential travel destinations in Central America is Guatemala’s Semuc Champey river. Despite being located in the center of the Guatemalan jungle, its limestone and pristine blue color swimming pools are worth the long mountain drive. You can also do cave exploration, hiking, and river tubing in Semuc Champey Park.
2.) Santa Ana Volcano (El Salvador)
Aside from the beach towns of El Salvador, hiking the Santa Ana Volcano is also a must-try activity. The volcano hike is once a day group activity that you can arrange anywhere in El Salvador. The entire hike and tour of the Santa Ana Volcano are approximately 8 hours long.
3.) Rio Celeste Waterfall (Costa Rica)
Costa Rica is the place for those who love jungle adventures and surfing. The Rio Celeste trail is one of the famous waterfall hikes in Costa Rica. Travelers will hike through a forest in Tenorio Volcano National Park to the Rio Celeste waterfall.