Mayan Encounter

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  • COVID-19protected
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  • Cultural, religious and historic sites
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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 12 days
  • tour type Group
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Antigua, Guatemala
  • Ends Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
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Tour with Flexible Booking Policy
  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date within 30 days of departure.
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Listen to howler monkeys from the top of Temple IV at Tikal.
  • Revel in Caye Caulker sunsets.
  • Sway to reggae beats wafting through the Belizean air.
  • Wander the colonial streets of Antigua.
Start in Antigua and end in Playa Del Carmen, the "Mayan Encounter" trip is a guided cultural, religious and historic sites trip that takes 12 days. You will be touring through Flores, Caye Caulker, Playa Del Carmen and 3 other destinations in Guatemala, Mexico and Belize. "Mayan Encounter" is a small group trip which will include accommodation, transport, meals and others. Please check the package includes section for more details.

Trek though jungles to Mayan ruins and relax on white-sand beaches. Get an authentic taste of Belize, Guatemala, and Mexico with an adventure that combines the mystery of ancient ruins with the crystalline waters of the Caribbean. Shop for treasures along colonial Antigua's cobblestone streets and get to know the locals from communities where life sometimes moves at a reggae pace. Explore the ruins of Tikal, snorkel with stingrays, lounge in gorgeous Caye Caulker, and finish up in bustling Playa del Carmen. With accommodation and transport arranged by a Chief Experience Officer, this trip offers the perfect way to discover this region’s unique vibe.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT G ADVENTURES
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 103 reviews
  • Yakov
  • From USA
  • On Sep 24 2019
4 - Very Good
Yakov's review for another G Adventures tour
“Very Good”
  • Julie
  • From Australia
  • On Mar 06 2019
5 - Excellent
Julie's review for another G Adventures tour
“This was a very well planned holiday..Our guide, Mr Bean (Bin) did a great job keeping us safe and happy. This is the first time l have participated in a group tour...it will not be the last! I was given ample time to do my own thing or else spend time with my group. Enjoyed everything...”
  • Anonymous
  • From Belgian
  • On Jul 31 2018
4 - Very Good
Review for another G Adventures tour
“I really enjoyed my trip to Sri Lanka. The trip showed us most of the Sri Lankan highlights. The guide was really helpful and we had a great group!”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Antigua Guatemala
  • Day 2: Antigua Guatemala/Rio Dulce
  • Day 3: Rio Dulce/Flores
  • Day 4: Flores
  • Day 5: Flores/San Ignacio
  • Day 6: San Ignacio
  • Day 7: San Ignacio/Caye Caulker
  • Day 8: Caye Caulker
  • Day 9: Caye Caulker
  • Day 10: Caye Caulker/Playa del Carmen
  • Day 11: Playa del Carmen
  • Day 12: Playa del Carmen
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotels (10 nts), jungle lodge (1 nt).
Meals
  • 1 dinner
    Note: Allow USD450-585 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Public bus, private vehicle, boat, walking.
Staff & experts
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.
Included activities
  • Your G for Good Moment: Belize Bike with Purpose Tour, Caye Caulker
  • Your G for Good Moment: El Hongo Mexican Community Restaurant & Youth Art Program, Playa del Carmen
  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Your Discover Moment: San Ignacio
  • Your Discover Moment: Caye Caulker
  • Your Discover Moment: Playa del Carmen
  • Scenic boat ride to Livingston
  • Tikal guided tour
  • Free time in San Ignacio, Caye Caulker, and Playa del Carmen
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Antigua and from Playa Del Carmen are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Mayan Encounter tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes
CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Mayan Encounter tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 18 November 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 18 November 2021, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Mayan Encounter tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Mayan Encounter tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Age Requirement

You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Travel Style : ClassicAll of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.
  • 2. Service Level : StandardComfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.
  • 3. Physical Grading : 2 - LightLight walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
  • 4. Trip Type : Small GroupGroup trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and general sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • This tour requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before your departure day or have a negative PCR test within 96 hours before your departure day.
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