Yucatan Explorer Itinerary

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

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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,875
      CAD $1,895
      AUD $1,975
      EUR €1,375
      GBP £1,180
      NZD $2,340
      ZAR R17,975
      CHF FR1,695
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There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015. View later Yucatan Explorer.
Man walking, beside orange wall, Guatemala

old triangular guatemala temple, mexico

woman smiling at playa del carmen beach

Beach, Belize

antigua, mexico- local woman at her fabric stall in market

mexican quesadilla

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

Head to San Ignacio and choose to explore Xunantunich, an impressive Mayan ceremonial center or journey to Mountain Pine Ridge. For adventure seekers, hit the water and go on a tubing adventure into the heart of this natural beauty.
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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

Fly to Guatemala City and head to Antigua. In the old colonial capital, walk along cobbled streets to find colourful markets and dance to indigenous marimba music. At the end of this Mexico and Guatemala exploration, relax and cheers a cerveza to a fabulous trip.
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