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11 days,Cancún to Antigua
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Explore the ruins of Chichén Itzá and Palenque, get lost wandering colonial San Cristobal de las Casas and Antigua, marvel at Agua Azul and Misol-Ha waterfalls, bargain at colourful local markets

Leave the resorts of Cancún behind and embark on an authentic adventure that will take you from spectacular Mayan ruins over the cobblestoned streets of colonial towns and deep into the jungle of Mexico. Explore the ancient ruins at Chichén Itzá and Palenque and meet the descendants of those who built them in the vibrant streets and colourful markets of picturesque Mayan towns. Get your camera out—you're going to need it!

What's Included

  • Chichén Itzá guided tour
  • Mérida orientation walk
  • Palenque guided tour
  • Agua Azul and Misol-Ha waterfalls visit
  • San Cristóbal de las Casas orientation walk
  • Lake Atitlán boat tour including local lunch at a Planeterra-supported Mayan community project
  • Antigua orientation walk
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • 1 lunch. (Allow USD280-390 for meals not included.)
  • Public bus, private van, boat.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
  • Small group experience; Max 16, avg 12
  • Hotels (8 nts), jungle lodge (2 nts).

Itinerary

Day 1Cancún

Arrive at any time.

Day 2Cancún/Mérida

Take a guided tour of Chichén Itzá and orientation walk around Mérida.

Day 3Mérida

Opt to visit ruins of Uxmal or visit three cenotes in the nearby town of Cuzamá. Hit the beach or soak in the history this city has to offer.

Day 4Mérida/Palenque

Travel to Palenque and spend two nights in a jungle lodge in the nearby national park.

Day 5Palenque

Enjoy a guided tour of the Mayan ruins of Palenque. Opt to explore the surrounding jungle on a guided hike or go for a swim in the nearby river.

Day 6Palenque/San Cristóbal de Las Casas

Travel to San Cristóbal de Las Casas. En route, visit the Agua Azul and Misol-Ha waterfalls, then take an orientation walk on arrival.

Day 7San Cristóbal de Las Casas

Opt to visit nearby indigenous Mayan villages to see their unique day-to-day life or journey to beautiful Sumidero Canyon for a relaxing boat ride.

Day 8San Cristóbal de Las Casas/Panajachel

Journey from San Cristóbal de las Casas, Mexico to Panajachel, Guatemala. Opt to explore the town on arrival.

Day 9Panajachel(1L)

Take a boat tour around Lake Atitlán to local indigenous villages including a lunch at a Planeterra-supported Mayan community project. Opt to visit the Sololá Sunday market.

Day 10Panajachel/Antigua

Arrive in Antigua and head out for an orientation walk. Opt for a final night out in town.

Day 11Antigua

Depart at any time.

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