Caravan Tours Blog – USA, Canada, Central America

Welcome to our Caravan Tours blog. You’ll find helpful and insightful articles with a wealth of information on what to see and things to do when vacationing with Caravan Tours. Discover interesting facts about our USA tours including the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, and Zion Park tour, our Mt Rushmore and Yellowstone Park tour, and our New England Fall Foliage tour. There are also great articles about Canada’s Nova Scotia and the Canadian Rockies, plus Panama, Costa Rica, and Guatemala in Central America!

JW Marriott Resort Included in Costa Rica Tour

Well, after nearly a week always on the move and doing day excursions like the Rio Frio river cruise, we get to stay at the JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort as part of this Caravan Costa Rica tour. It really is nice to just take a day for ourselves and relax.

Leatherback Turtle Nesting Beaches & Hanging Bridges

Today, on the first day of 2017, we are making our way to Guanacaste Province in Costa Rica to visit the leatherback turtle nesting beaches. As we pulled out of La Fortuna we headed away from the wet tropical rainforests of Central Costa Rica, traveling northwest across the continental divide and then down into the lowlands […]

Rio Frio River Cruise & Baldi Hot Springs

Costa Rica Rio Frio River Cruise and Hot Springs Today, traveling with Caravan Tours, we get to enjoy a guided Rio Frio river cruise up near the Nicaraguan border. Unfortunately, however, when we got up today, Arenal volcano was still covered in the cloud, with no view of the volcano possible. This area of Costa Rica […]

La Fortuna Costa Rica – Wildlife Rescue, Sarchi Ox Cart Factory

Today, we left San Jose and headed north to stay at the Magic Mountain Resort in La Fortuna Costa Rica, at the foot of Arenal Volcano. Along the way, we made a few stops at the Wildlife Rescue Center on Zoo Ave, as well as a visit to the small mountain town of Sarchi, famous […]

Caravan Tour of San Jose & Poas Volcano in Costa Rica

Tour of San Jose, Poas Volcano & Coffee Plantation Our tour of San Jose in the Central Valley of Costa Rica was a fantastic way to start the day! Paul, our Caravan tour guide, shared his love and pride for the history of his beautiful country. Paul taught us the term Pura Vida. While it’s […]

Day 1 of Our All Inclusive Caravan Costa Rica Tour

Well, today we begin our Caravan Costa Rica tour and it really is a “natural paradise.” It’s a beautiful sunny day with just a little cloud and about 80 degrees Fahrenheit (27 degrees Celsius). Not bad considering when we left Vancouver Canada to take this all inclusive Costa Rica tour it was about minus 3 […]

Pre Costa Rica Tour – Our First Blog Entry

Time for a Costa Rica Holiday! Yeah!! On Dec 28th, 2017, we started our family trip – an all-inclusive Costa Rica holiday hosted by Caravan Tours. Some friends of ours did this Costa Rica Natural Paradise tour a couple years before us and just raved about it. So, I decided to write about our daily […]

Top Attractions of Guatemala Mayan Ruins Tours

In this post we’ll take a look at our Guatemala Mayan ruins tours including the Tikal ruins and the ancient Mayan archaeological site of Quiriguá. As far as we can tell from what has been recovered (and from ancient folklore) Mayan culture is really a diffusion of cultures that evolved through trade exchange. The Mayan culture of […]

Caravan Tours’ Top Rated Guatemala Hotels and Resorts

Caravan Tour’s all-inclusive Guatemala Vacation includes some of the best Guatemala hotels and resorts as well as your meals, ground transportation, and tour activities. When you do the math, it often works out that the price you pay for the entire tour is less than what you would otherwise pay to stay in the selected Guatemala […]

4 FAQ’s About Caravan’s All Inclusive Guatemala Vacations

Caravan’s all inclusive Guatemala tour takes you to one of the top tropical destinations in Central America. Experience unique adventures, World Cultural Heritage sites, ancient ruins, and relaxing all inclusive resorts. Bordered by the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea and filled with mountainous highlands, Guatemala vacations offer diverse activities along what has been called […]