With turquoise seas and lush forests, magnificent Mayan ruins, bustling markets and thriving farms, Central America is full of opportunities to relax? or get excited.
Lonely Planet will take you to the heart of Central America in a Shoestring, with incredible travel experiences and the best planning tips.
Lonely Planet Central America is your passport to the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see and what to jump, what hidden discoveries await you and how to optimize your budget for a long continental journey.
Climb the Mayan temples of Tikal, surf the softest, no crowding waves in Latin America, or explore the colonial charms of Granada - all with your trusted travel companion.
Inside Lonely Planet Central America on a tightrope:
Color maps and images everywhere?
Highlights and itineraries help you adapt your trip to your personal needs and interests?
Tips to save time and money and move around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots?
Essential information at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, traffic tips, prices?
Budget-oriented recommendations with honest reviews - eating, sleeping, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden jewelry that most guides overlook?
Cultural knowledge offers you a richer and more rewarding travel experience: history, music, gastronomy, sports, wildlife, environment, architecture, literature, cinema, news?
More than 90 maps.
Covered: Yucatan and Chiapas of Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and more.