11 days,Antigua to Playa del Carmen

Listen to the howler monkeys from the top of Temple IV at Tikal, revel in Caye Caulker sunsets, sway to reggae beats wafting through the Belizean air, relax on world-class Mayan Riviera beaches

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Trek though jungles to Mayan ruins and relax on white-sand beaches. Get an authentic taste of Mexico, Belize and Guatemala with an adventure that combines the mystery of the 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 in the colourful beach town of Playa del Carmen. With accommodation and transport arranged by a CEO, this trip offers great value and is the perfect way to discover this region’s unique vibe.

What's Included

  • Tikal guided tour. Caye Caulker stay. Beach time in Playa del Carmen. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
  • (Allow USD250-350 for meals not included.)
  • Hotels (10 nts).
  • Public bus, private van, boat.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
  • Small group experience; Max 16, avg 12
Itinerary Notes

Please Note: This tour has changed for 2015. Starting March 1, 2015, this tour will be 12 days long, ending in Caye Caulker, Belize. Ask a Sales CEO if you'd like to add the "Playa del Carmen Express" to the end of your 2015 tour.

Day 1 Antigua

Arrive at any time. We recommend booking pre-accommodation to fully experience this charming city.

Day 2 Rio Dulce

Opt to go for a swim in a natural hot waterfall or just lounge by the pool.

Day 3 Tikal/Flores

Take a guided tour of the Mayan ruins of Tikal before continuing to the nearby town of Flores for the night.

Days 4-5 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.

Days 6-8 Caye Caulker

Travel to Belize City to catch a ferry to Caye Caulker. Spend time enjoying this island paradise. Opt to go on a sailing trip to snorkel with stingrays and nurse sharks at Hol Chan Marine Reserve.

Days 9-10 Playa del Carmen

Transfer by boat to Belize City, then travel by bus to Playa del Carmen. Optional excursions to Mayan ruins of Tulúm or the diving mecca of Cozumel.

Day 11 Playa del Carmen

Depart at any time.

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