Mayan Encounter

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  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 12 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 12-95 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-4622
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Antigua, Guatemala
  • Ends Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
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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" tour is a guided cultural, religious and historic sites trip that takes 12 days. You will be touring through San Ignacio, Caye Caulker, Flores and 3 other destinations in Mexico, Guatemala and Belize. "Mayan Encounter" is a small group tour which will include accommodation, transport, meals and others. Please check the package includes section for more details.

Trek through 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.
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 lunch, 1 dinner
    Note: Allow USD435-565 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Public bus, private vehicle, boat, walking.
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Guide
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.
Included activities
  • Your G for Good Moment: Caribbean Gastronomic Experience "El Manglar", Lívingston
  • 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: 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
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. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
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Based on 1 review
  • PRASANTA BEHERA
  • From USA
  • On Jul 01 2023
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
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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 12 September 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 12 September 2024, 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. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

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 traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Age Requirement

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

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Travel Style : Classic All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.
  • 2. Service Level : Standard Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.
  • 3. Trip Type : Small Group Group 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. Check individual trips for details.
  • 4. Physical Grading : 2 - Light Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
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