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G Adventures: Mayan Encounter

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Price From: R 19,929.00 pps

12-Day Antigua to Playa del Carmen.

Trek though jungles to Mayan ruins and relax on white-sand beaches. Get an authentic taste of Belize and Guatemala with an adventure that combines the mystery of ancient ruins with the crystalline waters of the Caribbean. Shop for treasures along colonial Antigua's cobblestoned streets and get to know the locals from communities where life sometimes moves at a reggae pace. Explore the lost ruins of Tikal, snorkel with stingrays and finish up lounging in gorgeous Caye Caulker. With accommodation and transport arranged by a CEO, this trip offers the perfect way to discover this region’s unique vibe.

Booking Details For This Small Group Adventure Tour

  • Price: R 19,929.00 per person sharing.
  • Valid on set departures from September to October 2017.
  • Trip Code: CGME.
  • Trip Type: Small Group. Classic.
     

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Antigua

Arrive at any time.

Day 2: Antigua/Rio Dulce

Travel to Rio Dulce and enjoy free time to explore. Opt to go for a swim in a natural hot waterfall, hike to the Shaman Tower for some yoga, or take a dip in the pool.

Day 3: Rio Dulce/Flores

Travel to the Caribbean town of Livingston by scenic boat ride from Rio Dulce. Enjoy free time checking out the town before continuing to Flores. Located on Lake Petén Itzá, this is an excellent home base for exploring nearby Tikal.

Day 4: 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 5: 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 6: San Ignacio

Enjoy a free day to explore. Opt to check out nearby caves, some more Mayan sites or a local conservation project. Exclusive Inclusions: Carte Blanche.

Day 7: 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.
Exclusive Inclusions: G Adventures for Good Belize Bike with Purpose Tour.

Day 8: 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. Choose to visit the famous Blue Hole on a diving trip or a fly-over.
Exclusive Inclusions: Carte Blanche.

Day 9: 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. Choose to visit the famous Blue Hole on a diving trip or a fly-over.
Exclusive Inclusions: Carte Blanche.

Day 10: Caye Caulker/Playa del Carmen

Say farewell to Belize, and travel to Playa del Carmen, Mexico, by speed boat and private vehicle.

Day 11: Playa del Carmen

Enjoy a free day to explore the Mayan ruins of Tulúm, visit one of the many cenotes or the diving mecca of Cozumel. Enjoy dinner at a G Adventures-supported community restaurant with a youth-focused art program.
Exclusive Inclusions: G Adventures for Good El Hongo Mexican Community Restaurant & Youth Art Program, Carte Blanche.

Day 12: Playa del Carmen

Depart at any time.

 

Validity Set departures from September to October 2017
Currency Our prices are quoted in ZAR, and subject to exchange rate fluctuations.
Inclusions • G Adventures for Good: Belize Bike with Purpose Tour, Caye Caulker.
• G Adventures for Good: El Hongo Mexican Community Restaurant & Youth Art Program, Playa del Carmen.
• Scenic boat ride to Livingston.
• Tikal guided tour.
• All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
Exclusions • Allow USD470-615 for meals not included.
• International flights and taxes
• Visas (if required)
• Drinks and items of personal nature
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