Yucatan Explorer Overview

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

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      GBP £1,130
      CAD $1,995
      CHF FR1,630
      EUR €1,345
      AUD $1,955
      NZD $2,175
      USD $1,930
      ZAR R19,570
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Trip Validity

  • 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31

From Playa Del Carmen to Antigua, explore the wonders of Mexico, Belize and Guatemala

Close your eyes, take a deep breath and picture your idea of paradise... If white sandy beaches, aqua blue waters, steamy tropical temperatures and margaritas on ice sound like your idea of heaven, we have just the medicine for your holiday fever. From the gloriously sun-blessed beachside of Playa Del Carmen, through the ancient Mayan ruins dotted throughout Belize and onward to Antigua's colourful streets, it's little wonder why so many think Central America is a little slice of Eden.

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Finish:

    Antigua, Guatemala
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    8 breakfasts, 0 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Hotel (8 nts)
  • Transport:

    Boat, Minibus, Plane
  • Included activities:

    Antigua - Women's cooperative visit, Caye Caulker - Snorkel trip (half day), Complimentary airport arrival transfer, Tikal - Tour of ruins and national park, Tulum - Ruins

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    156kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. A single supplement is available on this trip. 2. An airport arrival transfer is included. Please provide your flight details at the time of booking. 3. This trip is run by our experienced sister company Peregrine Adventures.

  • Total price from

    GBP £1,130
    CAD $1,995
    CHF FR1,630
    EUR €1,345
    AUD $1,955
    NZD $2,175
    USD $1,930
    ZAR R19,570
    *
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  • Per day from:

    GBP £125
    CAD $221
    CHF FR181
    EUR €149
    AUD $217
    NZD $241
    USD $214
    ZAR R2,174
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About Belize , Guatemala , Mexico

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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.

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.

Day 4 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.

Day 5 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.

Day 6 Flores

Enjoy an early morning meander around the Tikal ruins before driving to the quaint township of Flores. Be inspired by the enduring culture and traditions practised in this region. Stroll through the cobbled streets and if you’re game, jump in Lake Peten Itza for a swim.

Days 7-9 Antigua

Fly to Guatemala and head to Antigua. In the old colonial capital, walk along cobbled streets to find colourful markets 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, relax and cheers a cerveza to a fabulous trip.
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      GBP £1,130
      CAD $1,995
      CHF FR1,630
      EUR €1,345
      AUD $1,955
      NZD $2,175
      USD $1,930
      ZAR R19,570
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