Maya Encounter

From £833 for 17 days
Trip Overview
Travel to paradise somewhere between the blazing Yucatan sun and the cool Guatemalan highlands on this Mayan Encounter. Prepare to be wowed as you relax on the white sands of Tulum, admire the underwater life in Caye Caulker, amble over the Mayan ruins in jungle-clad Tikal and gaze up at the volcanoes surrounding Antigua. From narrow laneways and remote jungles to fascinating ruins and powdery beaches, the Mayan Encounter has everything under the sun.
Essential Info
Starts: Playa del Carmen
Ends: Antigua
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Discovery
Trip Code: IQVRA
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Belize, Guatemala, Mexico
What's Included


1 Breakfasts included
1 Dinners included


Private minibus,Local bus,Ferry


Hotel (12 nights),Camping (with facilities) (1 night),Multishare lodge (2 nights),Homestay (1 night)

Trip Highlights

•   This overland adventure covers big parts of Mexico, Belize and Guatemala, allowing you to see some of the best of Central America

•   Extended time in Caye Caulker and Antigua provides the perfect opportunity to enjoy laid-back island vibes as well as buzzy colonial city life

•   A homestay in San Jorge La Laguna invites you to connect with a local family. Sit down for breakfast and dinner with your hosts and work on improving your Spanish

•   Whether its slumbering on the sands of Playa del Carmen, gazing at the pyramids of Tikal or haggling in the markets of Chichicastenango, you'll experience multiple sides of Central America

•   Visiting the colourful Mayan villages surrounding Lake Atitlan in the Guatemalan Highlands is a humbling experience

Dates & Availability
Start date
End date
Departing: 20th January 2018
Returning: 5th February 2018
Playa del Carmen - Antigua
Fully Booked
Departing: 27th January 2018
Returning: 12th February 2018
Playa del Carmen - Antigua
2 spaces
Departing: 3rd February 2018
Returning: 19th February 2018
Playa del Carmen - Antigua
1 space
Departing: 10th February 2018
Returning: 26th February 2018
Playa del Carmen - Antigua
2 spaces
Departing: 13th February 2018
Returning: 1st March 2018
Playa del Carmen - Antigua
£980pp £882pp
Availability: Good
Departing: 17th February 2018
Returning: 5th March 2018
Playa del Carmen - Antigua
£980pp £833pp
Availability: Good
Departing: 3rd March 2018
Returning: 19th March 2018
Playa del Carmen - Antigua
Fully Booked
Departing: 10th March 2018
Returning: 26th March 2018
Playa del Carmen - Antigua
Availability: Good
Departing: 17th March 2018
Returning: 2nd April 2018
Playa del Carmen - Antigua
Availability: Good
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Itinerary & Notes
Bienvenidos a Mexico! Welcome to Mexico! Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting at 6pm today. Please look for a note in the hotel lobby or ask reception where it will take place. If you're going to be late, please inform the hotel reception. We'll be checking your passport details, insurance details and next of kin information at this meeting. If you can't arrange a flight that will arrive in time, you may wish to arrive a day early so you're able to attend. We'll be happy to book additional accommodation for you (subject to availability). If you are lucky enough to have the time to spend a couple of extra nights in Playa del Carmen, use your time snorkelling in fresh water rock pools (called Cenotes), strolling along the white sands or for an adventure further afield, take a ferry across to Cozumel, an island famous for its reef diving. Perhaps take an Urban Adventure with an expert local guide. If you need help booking extra accommodation, our reservations team will be happy to assist.

Additional Activities

Playa del Carmen - Mayan Underworld Explorer - Urban Adventures
77 USD
Playa del Carmen - Ferry to Cozumel (Round-trip)
300 MXN
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