Yucatan Explorer Itinerary

Travel to Central America. Vibrant Mexico, Belize and Guatemala make the perfect getaway.

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      USD $1,820
      CAD $1,845
      AUD $1,895
      EUR €1,335
      GBP £1,145
      NZD $2,270
      ZAR R17,440
      CHF FR1,645
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Man walking, Guatemala

Temple, Tikal

Crab, Belize

Beach, Belize

Day 1 Playa del Carmen

Acclimatise to the Mexican way of life in beautiful Playa del Carmen and let the aqua water, white sand and Caribbean sunshine wash away the jetlag. Take a ferry to Cozumel for a dive, or stay on solid, sandy land with a margarita in hand.
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Days 2-3 Caye Caulker

Venture to the island of Caye Caulker and partake in an exciting snorkeling trip. Jump into the ocean and swim with the fishes... and sharks, turtles and rays of the area. For enthusiastic divers, take an optional excursion to the incredible Blue Hole or stay on dry land to meet the island’s celebrated Cake Lady and Tamale Seller. Afterwards, savour the amazing variety of seafood – be sure to try buttered lobster and a mojito or two. The locals are right, this is a place to relax and unwind.
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Days 4-5 San Ignacio

Observe hundreds of animal species in the famous Belize Zoo. See jaguars creep, margays pounce and boa constrictors slink about their vivarium, while walking through this unique animal sanctuary. Not only a fun place to explore, Belize Zoo also rescues wild animals, while their Tropical Education Centre teaches about the importance of the surrounding ecosystem and the creatures who call it home.
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Day 6 Tikal

Towering above the jungle of Tikal National Park, the granite temples of Tikal are an awesome sight and one of the most magnificent Maya ruins. Explore a maze of smaller structures hidden in the jungle growth. If you’re feeling energetic, climb to the top of the ruins for spectacular views over the canopy. You may even spot toucans, macaws and other colourful birds.
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Days 7-9 Antigua

After a dawn tour of the Tikal ruins, fly to Guatemala and head to Antigua. In the old colonial capital, walk along cobbled streets to find colourful markets, laze on the beautiful white beach and dance to indigenous marimba music. Visit a women's cooperative, which aims to assist community development, health, education, income generation and access to clean water for women in the area. See the ladies demonstrate their skills in traditional crafts, before enjoying some of their delicious cooking. At the end of this Mexico and Guatemala exploration, sit down at the beach, watch the sun set into the ocean and cheers a cerveza to a fabulous trip.
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