Explore Mayan temples, spot monkeys in the jungle, chill out on a Belizean island, stare out into the Caribbean blue from a Mayan Riviera beach
Mayan ruins peeking out from verdant jungle, street vendors hawking their wares on colonial streets, pristine white-sand beaches sparkling under the Caribbean sun—now this is the real Yucatán. On this unique 15-day journey, you’ll tour the ruins at Chichén Itzá and Palenque, and head deep into the jungle of Guatemala to experience the ruins of Tikal. You're free to choose your own adventure! So escape the resort packages and witness all the incredible wilderness, wildlife and Mayan culture—past and present—that you can imagine.
- Chichén Itzá guided tour. Mérida orientation walk. Palenque guided tour. Tikal guided tour. Caye Caulker Stay. Beach time in Playa del Carmen. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
- 1 breakfast, 1 dinner (Allow USD300-500 for meals not included.)
- Simple hotels (14 nts).
- Public bus, private van, boat, taxi, walking.
- Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
- Small group experience; Max 16, avg 12
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Day 1 Cancún
Arrive at any time.
Days 2-3 Chichén Itzá/Mérida
Guided tour of Mayan ruins of Chichén Itzá and orientation walk of Mérida. Opt to visit ruins of Uxmal or three cenotes (underground pools) in the nearby town of Cuzamá.
Days 4-5 Palenque
Guided tour of Mayan ruins of Palenque. Opt to visit Agua Azul or Misol-Ha waterfalls.
Day 6 Lacanjá
Hike to a waterfall in the Lacandon Jungle.
Days 7-8 San José, Petén/Tikal (1D)
Journey through the jungle via van, boat and bus to San José, Petén. Explore Lake Petén Itzá, and enjoy an included tour of the Tikal Ruins.
Days 9-10 San Ignacio (1B)
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.
Days 11-12 Caye Caulker
Opt to go on a sailing trip to snorkel with stingrays and nurse sharks at Hol Chan Marine Reserve.
Days 13-14 Playa del Carmen
Choose to head to Mayan ruins of Tulúm or the diving mecca of Cozumel, or chill on the beach.
Day 15 Playa del Carmen
Depart at any time.
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