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      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.

Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

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 mojitos 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 colorful street scape, it is little wonder why so many think Central America is a little slice of Eden on earth.

  • Take in the tropical vibes of beachside Playa Del Carmen
  • Dive into one of the world's best marine environments in Caye Caulker
  • Explore the ancient Maya ceremonial centre of Xunantunich
  • Wander among the towering granite Maya temples of Tikal
  • Amble through the colourful markets of Antigua

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

  • 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.

  • Total price from

    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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  • Per day from:

    USD $208
    CAD $210
    AUD $219
    EUR €152
    GBP £131
    NZD $260
    ZAR R1,997
    CHF FR188
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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, savor 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.

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.

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 colorful birds.

Days 7-9 Antigua

Fly to Guatemala City and head to Antigua. In the old colonial capital, walk along cobbled streets to find colorful 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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    • 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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