Mayan Adventure

22 days*
From 20196 SEK was 23750 SEK
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Overview
Leave the resorts of the Mayan Riviera behind and explore the authentic Yucatán. From sunny beaches and lush jungles to the highlands of Chiapas, journey through Belize, Guatemala, and southern Mexico on this incredible 22-day adventure. Explore the amazing ruins of Chichén Itzá, Palenque, and Tikal and walk the cobblestoned streets of colonial San Cristóbal de las Casas and Antigua. Snorkel with stingrays or just get into the reggae pace of life on a sunny Caribbean island. Experience a journey that introduces you to local culture and offers insight into the history of the Mayan heartland.
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Overview

  • Departs/Ends: Playa del Carmen 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 (17 nts), jungle lodges (3 nts), homestay (1 nt).
  • Transport: Public bus, private vehicle, boat, walking.
  • Meals: 2 dinners
  • 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 USD800-1040 for meals not included.

Map & Itinerary

Day 1 Playa del Carmen
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Playa del Carmen/Mérida
Take a guided tour of Chichén Itzá and orientation walk around Mérida.
Day 3 Mérida
Opt to visit the ruins of Uxmal or swim in cenotes in the Yucatán. Hit the beach or soak in the history this city has to offer.
Day 4 Mérida/Palenque
Travel to Palenque and spend two nights in a jungle lodge.
Day 5 Palenque
Enjoy a guided tour of the Mayan ruins of Palenque. After, go for a swim in the pristine turquoise waters of Roberto Barrios waterfall.
Day 6 Palenque/San Cristóbal de Las Casas
Travel to San Cristóbal de Las Casas located in a high mountain valley at 2110m (6921 ft), via Villahermosa. Enjoy an orientation walk of the city, known for its 16th-century architecture.
Day 7 San Cristóbal de Las Casas
Opt to visit nearby indigenous Mayan villages to see their unique day-to-day life or journey to beautiful Sumidero Canyon for a relaxing boat ride.
Day 8 San Cristóbal de Las Casas/Panajachel
Journey from San Cristóbal de las Casas, Mexico to Panajachel, Guatemala. Opt to explore the town on arrival.
Day 9 Panajachel/San Juan La Laguna
Embark on a boat ride across the lake before participating in a G Adventures-supported homestay with a local family. This area is known for stunning scenery and great shopping for Mayan handicrafts. Take part in a cultural tour of San Juan la Laguna where you can opt to bargain for colourful textiles and paintings from the local artisans. Meals included: dinner
Day 10 Antigua
Travel to Antigua and head out for an orientation walk. Opt for a final night out in town.
Day 11 Antigua Guatemala
Enjoy a free day exploring this charming colonial city.
Day 12 Antigua Guatemala/Rio Dulce
Travel to Rio Dulce and enjoy free time to explore.
Day 13 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 14 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 15 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 16 San Ignacio
Enjoy a free day to explore. Opt to check out nearby caves, some more Mayan sites or a local conservation project.
Day 17 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 18 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 19 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 20 Caye Caulker/Playa del Carmen
Say farewell to Belize, and travel to Playa del Carmen, Mexico, by speed boat and private vehicle.
Day 21 Playa del Carmen
Enjoy a free day to explore the Mayan ruins of Tulúm, or visit one of the many cenotes. Enjoy dinner at a G Adventures-supported community restaurant with a youth-focused art program. Meals included: dinner
Day 22 Playa del Carmen
Depart at any time.
Dates & Prices
All years
09 Jan 2020
30 Jan 2020
26342 SEK
4 left
  • Departs from: Playa del Carmen
  • Ends in Playa del Carmen
Price per person 26342 SEK
12 Jan 2020
02 Feb 2020
26342 SEK
4 left
  • Departs from: Playa del Carmen
  • Ends in Playa del Carmen
Price per person 26342 SEK
19 Jan 2020
09 Feb 2020
21082 SEK 26342 SEK
4 left
  • Departs from: Playa del Carmen
  • Ends in Playa del Carmen
Price per person 21082 SEK 26342 SEK -20%
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Overview

Leave the resorts of the Mayan Riviera behind and explore the authentic Yucatán. From sunny beaches and lush jungles to the highlands of Chiapas, journey through Belize, Guatemala, and southern Mexico on this incredible 22-day adventure. Explore the amazing ruins of Chichén Itzá, Palenque, and Tikal and walk the cobblestoned streets of colonial San Cristóbal de las Casas and Antigua. Snorkel with stingrays or just get into the reggae pace of life on a sunny Caribbean island. Experience a journey that introduces you to local culture and offers insight into the history of the Mayan heartland.

Is this trip for me?

  • Departs/Ends: Playa del Carmen 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 (17 nts), jungle lodges (3 nts), homestay (1 nt).
  • Transport: Public bus, private vehicle, boat, walking.
  • Meals: 2 dinners
  • 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 USD800-1040 for meals not included.

Map & Itinerary
Day 1 Playa del Carmen
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Playa del Carmen/Mérida
Take a guided tour of Chichén Itzá and orientation walk around Mérida.
Day 3 Mérida
Opt to visit the ruins of Uxmal or swim in cenotes in the Yucatán. Hit the beach or soak in the history this city has to offer.
Day 4 Mérida/Palenque
Travel to Palenque and spend two nights in a jungle lodge.
Day 5 Palenque
Enjoy a guided tour of the Mayan ruins of Palenque. After, go for a swim in the pristine turquoise waters of Roberto Barrios waterfall.
Day 6 Palenque/San Cristóbal de Las Casas
Travel to San Cristóbal de Las Casas located in a high mountain valley at 2110m (6921 ft), via Villahermosa. Enjoy an orientation walk of the city, known for its 16th-century architecture.
Day 7 San Cristóbal de Las Casas
Opt to visit nearby indigenous Mayan villages to see their unique day-to-day life or journey to beautiful Sumidero Canyon for a relaxing boat ride.
Day 8 San Cristóbal de Las Casas/Panajachel
Journey from San Cristóbal de las Casas, Mexico to Panajachel, Guatemala. Opt to explore the town on arrival.
Day 9 Panajachel/San Juan La Laguna
Embark on a boat ride across the lake before participating in a G Adventures-supported homestay with a local family. This area is known for stunning scenery and great shopping for Mayan handicrafts. Take part in a cultural tour of San Juan la Laguna where you can opt to bargain for colourful textiles and paintings from the local artisans. Meals included: dinner
Day 10 Antigua
Travel to Antigua and head out for an orientation walk. Opt for a final night out in town.
Day 11 Antigua Guatemala
Enjoy a free day exploring this charming colonial city.
Day 12 Antigua Guatemala/Rio Dulce
Travel to Rio Dulce and enjoy free time to explore.
Day 13 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 14 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 15 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 16 San Ignacio
Enjoy a free day to explore. Opt to check out nearby caves, some more Mayan sites or a local conservation project.
Day 17 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 18 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 19 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 20 Caye Caulker/Playa del Carmen
Say farewell to Belize, and travel to Playa del Carmen, Mexico, by speed boat and private vehicle.
Day 21 Playa del Carmen
Enjoy a free day to explore the Mayan ruins of Tulúm, or visit one of the many cenotes. Enjoy dinner at a G Adventures-supported community restaurant with a youth-focused art program. Meals included: dinner
Day 22 Playa del Carmen
Depart at any time.
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Dates & Prices
All years
Jan 09
09 Jan 2020 30 Jan 2020
22 days
4 left
26342 SEK
  • Departs from Playa del Carmen
  • Ends in Playa del Carmen
Price per person 26342 SEK
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Jan 12
12 Jan 2020 02 Feb 2020
22 days
4 left
26342 SEK
  • Departs from Playa del Carmen
  • Ends in Playa del Carmen
Price per person 26342 SEK
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Jan 19
19 Jan 2020 09 Feb 2020
22 days
4 left
26342 SEK 21082 SEK
  • Departs from Playa del Carmen
  • Ends in Playa del Carmen
Price per person 26342 SEK 21082 SEK
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