1 Quiriguá’s carvings

Miniature Maya site with colossal stelae and astonishing carved altars.

2 Lívingston nightlife

Party punta-style with the Garífuna in this laidback Caribbean town.

3 Río Dulce

Cruising through this soaring, jungle-clad gorge and exploring its magical tributaries is an exhilarating experience.

4 Hot spring waterfall

Soak away an afternoon or two at the exquisite hot spring-fed waterfall at the Finca el Paraíso.

5 Volcán de Ipala

This remote volcano’s summit has a stunning crater lake.

6 Esquipulas

A vast basilica that’s home to an ancient carving of a black Christ – the focus for the largest pilgrimage in Central America.

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