Central America stretches from southern Mexico in the north, to northern South America in the south. The region consists of seven independent nations; Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama. Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula can also be considered part of Central America as it shares historical, cultural and geographical similarities. Book your flights to Central America and discover the ancient Mayan ruins of Tikal in Guatemala. Central America is also a land of cloud forests.