Mayan Encounter

12 days*
From 11016 SEK was 12950 SEK
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Overview
Trek though jungles to Mayan ruins and relax on white-sand beaches. Get an authentic taste of Belize, Guatemala, and Mexico with an adventure that combines the mystery of ancient ruins with the crystalline waters of the Caribbean. Shop for treasures along colonial Antigua's cobblestone streets and get to know the locals from communities where life sometimes moves at a reggae pace. Explore the ruins of Tikal, snorkel with stingrays, lounge in gorgeous Caye Caulker, and finish up in bustling Playa del Carmen. With accommodation and transport arranged by a Chief Experience Officer, this trip offers the perfect way to discover this region’s unique vibe.
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Overview

  • Departs/Ends: Antigua Guatemala to Playa del Carmen
  • Travel style: Classic
  • Physical rating: 2
  • Age requirements: You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.
  • Trip type: Max 16, avg 12

What you get

  • Accomodation: Hotels (10 nts), jungle lodge (1 nt).
  • Transport: Public bus, private vehicle, boat, walking.
  • Meals: 1 dinner
  • Team leader: CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.

Extras

  • The international flight to and from start and finish city is not included in the tour price. Allow USD450-585 for meals not included.

Map & Itinerary

Day 1 Antigua Guatemala
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Antigua Guatemala/Rio Dulce
Travel to Rio Dulce and enjoy free time to explore.
Day 3 Rio Dulce/Flores
Travel to the Caribbean town of Livingston by scenic boat ride from Rio Dulce. Enjoy free time to check out the town before continuing on to Flores. Located on Lake Petén Itzá, this is an excellent home base for exploring nearby Tikal.
Day 4 Flores
Enjoy a guided tour of the nearby Mayan ruins of Tikal. In the afternoon, opt to relax on the lake or hang out at a café in town.
Day 5 Flores/San Ignacio
Cross the border to Belize. Opt to visit the sacred Mayan cave Actun Tunichil Muknal, explore the Mountain Pine Ridge area, or see the lesser-known Mayan ruins of Xunantunich.
Day 6 San Ignacio
Enjoy a free day to explore. Opt to check out nearby caves, some more Mayan sites or a local conservation project.
Day 7 San Ignacio/Caye Caulker
Travel to Belize City to catch a ferry to Caye Caulker. Later, explore Caye Caulker on a G Adventures-supported Bike with Purpose tour. Spend a few days enjoying this island paradise.
Day 8 Caye Caulker
Spend time enjoying this island paradise. Opt to go on a sailing trip to snorkel with stingrays, nurse sharks and green turtles at Hol Chan Marine Reserve. If the boats aren't your thing, just relax, Belizean-style.
Day 9 Caye Caulker
Jump for joy that you get another full day to explore Caye Caulker! Do what you didn't get to yesterday or take the day to just lay on the beach!
Day 10 Caye Caulker/Playa del Carmen
Say farewell to Belize, and travel to Playa del Carmen, Mexico, by speed boat and private vehicle.
Day 11 Playa del Carmen
Enjoy a free day to explore the Mayan ruins of Tulúm, visit one of the many cenotes, or go diving off Cozumel. Enjoy dinner at a G Adventures-supported community restaurant with a youth-focused art program. Meals included: dinner
Day 12 Playa del Carmen
Depart at any time.
Dates & Prices
All years
27 Nov 2019
08 Dec 2019
13166 SEK
1 left
  • Departs from: Antigua Guatemala
  • Ends in Playa del Carmen
Price per person 13166 SEK
05 Jan 2020
16 Jan 2020
14246 SEK
3 left
  • Departs from: Antigua Guatemala
  • Ends in Playa del Carmen
Price per person 14246 SEK
08 Jan 2020
19 Jan 2020
12118 SEK 14246 SEK
5 left
  • Departs from: Antigua Guatemala
  • Ends in Playa del Carmen
Price per person 12118 SEK 14246 SEK -15%
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Overview

Trek though jungles to Mayan ruins and relax on white-sand beaches. Get an authentic taste of Belize, Guatemala, and Mexico with an adventure that combines the mystery of ancient ruins with the crystalline waters of the Caribbean. Shop for treasures along colonial Antigua’s cobblestone streets and get to know the locals from communities where life sometimes moves at a reggae pace. Explore the ruins of Tikal, snorkel with stingrays, lounge in gorgeous Caye Caulker, and finish up in bustling Playa del Carmen. With accommodation and transport arranged by a Chief Experience Officer, this trip offers the perfect way to discover this region’s unique vibe.

Is this trip for me?

  • Departs/Ends: Antigua Guatemala to Playa del Carmen
  • Travel style: Classic
  • Physical rating: 2
  • Age requirements: You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.
  • Trip type: Max 16, avg 12

What you get

  • Accomodation: Hotels (10 nts), jungle lodge (1 nt).
  • Transport: Public bus, private vehicle, boat, walking.
  • Meals: 1 dinner
  • Team leader: CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.

Extras

The international flight to and from start and finish city is not included in the tour price.

Allow USD450-585 for meals not included.

Map & Itinerary
Day 1 Antigua Guatemala
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Antigua Guatemala/Rio Dulce
Travel to Rio Dulce and enjoy free time to explore.
Day 3 Rio Dulce/Flores
Travel to the Caribbean town of Livingston by scenic boat ride from Rio Dulce. Enjoy free time to check out the town before continuing on to Flores. Located on Lake Petén Itzá, this is an excellent home base for exploring nearby Tikal.
Day 4 Flores
Enjoy a guided tour of the nearby Mayan ruins of Tikal. In the afternoon, opt to relax on the lake or hang out at a café in town.
Day 5 Flores/San Ignacio
Cross the border to Belize. Opt to visit the sacred Mayan cave Actun Tunichil Muknal, explore the Mountain Pine Ridge area, or see the lesser-known Mayan ruins of Xunantunich.
Day 6 San Ignacio
Enjoy a free day to explore. Opt to check out nearby caves, some more Mayan sites or a local conservation project.
Day 7 San Ignacio/Caye Caulker
Travel to Belize City to catch a ferry to Caye Caulker. Later, explore Caye Caulker on a G Adventures-supported Bike with Purpose tour. Spend a few days enjoying this island paradise.
Day 8 Caye Caulker
Spend time enjoying this island paradise. Opt to go on a sailing trip to snorkel with stingrays, nurse sharks and green turtles at Hol Chan Marine Reserve. If the boats aren't your thing, just relax, Belizean-style.
Day 9 Caye Caulker
Jump for joy that you get another full day to explore Caye Caulker! Do what you didn't get to yesterday or take the day to just lay on the beach!
Day 10 Caye Caulker/Playa del Carmen
Say farewell to Belize, and travel to Playa del Carmen, Mexico, by speed boat and private vehicle.
Day 11 Playa del Carmen
Enjoy a free day to explore the Mayan ruins of Tulúm, visit one of the many cenotes, or go diving off Cozumel. Enjoy dinner at a G Adventures-supported community restaurant with a youth-focused art program. Meals included: dinner
Day 12 Playa del Carmen
Depart at any time.
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Dates & Prices
All years
Nov 27
27 Nov 2019 08 Dec 2019
12 days
1 left
13166 SEK
  • Departs from Antigua Guatemala
  • Ends in Playa del Carmen
Price per person 13166 SEK
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Jan 05
05 Jan 2020 16 Jan 2020
12 days
3 left
14246 SEK
  • Departs from Antigua Guatemala
  • Ends in Playa del Carmen
Price per person 14246 SEK
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Jan 08
08 Jan 2020 19 Jan 2020
12 days
5 left
14246 SEK 12118 SEK
  • Departs from Antigua Guatemala
  • Ends in Playa del Carmen
Price per person 14246 SEK 12118 SEK
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