Mayan Treasures & Gorgeous Beaches - Group Tour

Included Services
  • 9 Highlights in 13 Days: Antigua, Rio Dulce, Flores, Tikal, San Ignacio, Caye Caulker, Laguna Bacalar, Tulum, Playa del Carmen
  • 12 nights in hotels with a 2-3* Standard, incl. breakfast
  • qualified English-speaking guide
  • private transfers throughout the tour
  • many activities included, for example visit of Tikal and Tulum ruins
  • From £ 1,610

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Dive into the Mayan Culture and the breathtaking beauty of Guatemala, Belize and Mexico in 13 days. Let us take you on a journey from the city of Antigua in Guatemala to Playa del Carmen in Mexico. On your journey you will get to know ancient cultures and have enough time to create your personal dream vacation. Take a walk on the white sandy beaches of Caye Caulker and Playa del Carmen, take a swim in the Laguna Bacalar and dive into the history of the Mayans at Tikal. More information you can find in our detailed itinerary.


Route of the group tour "Mayan Treasures & Gorgeous Beaches"

The 13-day tour will take you on a journey from stunning Antigua in Guatemala to Playa del Carmen in Mexico. On your way you discover Rio Dulce, the great ruins of Tikal and the beautiful small country Belize, where you will visit the wonderful island Caye Caulker. Afterwards you continue to the Laguna Bacalar, Tulum and finally to Playa del Carmen.

You want to explore the trails of the Maya even further? How about our complete Mayan Trail Tour?


Below you’ll find the day-by-day breakdown for the Mayan Treasures & Gorgeous Beaches tour.

These highlights are waiting for you on this tour

  • UNESCO World Heritage
  • former capital
  • surrounded by volcanos
  • Tikal is the "place of voices"
  • Largest known Mayan Ruin
  • Surrounded by Temples
  • Fascinating ruins
  • One of the most photographed Mayan sites
  • Famous and beautiful beaches

Itinerary

Welcome to Antigua, a UNESCO world heritage site. Antigua Guatemala was the cultural, economic, religious, political and educational center for the entire region until the capital was moved. You have the entire afternoon to explore this city as you wish.   

Unterkunft im Hotel in Antigua, 2* Standard   

You can spend the whole day as you wish. Visit different museums or shop unique souvenirs like textiles, jade and silver.

Unterkunft im  Hotel in Antigua, 2* Standard    Verpflegung: Breakfast

Enjoy scenic views of a tropical river as you travel from Antigua to the town of Rio Dulce. Rio Dulce (“Sweet River”) is located in the northeast region of Izabel. The river is part of the much larger Izabal lake. A bridge connects the citys Rio Dulce and El Rellenos with each other. Take a tranquil boat ride through these lovely towns (optional).

Unterkunft im  Hotel in Rio Dulce, 2* Standard   Verpflegung: Breakfast

Enjoy a free day to participate in activities! We recommend visiting the impressive citadel Castillo San Felipe, the ancient Mayan Ruins of Quirigua, the beautiful Finca Paraiso Hot-spring Waterfall and the Rio Dulce National Park. There surely is something which catches your interest! 

Unterkunft im  Hotel in Rio Dulce, 2* Standard    Verpflegung: Breakfast

Today we’re off to Flores, a beautiful town near the Lake Petén. You will once again have the whole afternoon to participate in optional activities like the  visit to the Las Guacamayas Biological Station, the Mayan Ruins of Uaxactun, Ixpanpajul Nature Park, a round trip to Tzimin Chac to see the sunset or just a walk around the enchanting town.

Unterkunft im Hotel in Flores, 3* Standard    Verpflegung: Breakfast

In the morning you will be given a guided tour of the Tikal Ruins. After lunch we will leave Guatemala and cross the border at San Ignacio into Belize. Nestled between Guatemala, Mexico, and the Caribbean Seat, Belize is a constitutional monarchy that was originally called British Honduras. Belize has beautiful beaches and lush rainforests as well as a thrilling colonial history and significant cultural diversity. Look forward to explore this beautiful country!

Unterkunft im  Hotel in San Ignacio, 3* Standard  Verpflegung: Breakfast

There are no activities planned for today so you can book any of the optional activities you wish! San Ignacio is very close to Belize's famous Mayan ruins and offers plenty of exciting outdoor activities including caving, hiking, kayaking, horseback riding, and more! 

Unterkunft im  Hotel in San Ignacio, 3* Standard    Verpflegung: Breakfast

Today travelers will journey to Belize´s capital where they will take a water taxi to a small island full of surprises. It is a friendly, easy going town, so let yourself be influenced by the calmness, rest and recover. We will spend three relaxing nights here. On early British maps the island's name is spelled "Cay Corker." Known historically for its plentiful supply of exposed fresh water at La Aguada. It has been suggested that the named comes from colonial times, when the island was a favorite stop for sailors to replenish their water bottles.

Unterkunft im  Hotel in Caye Caulker, 3* Standard    Verpflegung: Breakfast

Make the most of the following day on the island relaxing at the beach or exploring the spectacular coral reef. Snorkel tours and dive boats leave daily for full or half day tours to the "Blue Hole". There are also plenty of places to shop and to try the local food.

Unterkunft im  Hotel in Caye Caulker, 3* Standard  Verpflegung: Breakfast

After breakfast we will drive you to the Mexican Chetumal by boat. We will continue our journey by bus to the beautiful Laguna Bacalar. The second largest Mexican lake is fed by 7 different cenotes (underground lakes) and is therefore called the seven-colored lagoon.

Unterkunft im Hotel in Bacalar, 2* Standard   Verpflegung: Breakfast

On your way back to Playa del Carmen you will stop at the Maya ruins of Tulum. Tulum, meaning "wall" in the Mayan language, has large ruins from its former years as an important trading center. Immerse yourself in archaeological importance and enjoy this city on the sea.

Unterkunft im  Hotel in Playa del Carmen, 3* Standard     Verpflegung: Breakfast

Today you can enjoy the white sand beach of Playa del Carmen, take a day tour, or just go shopping on 5th avenue. Soak up your last full day of the vibrant Mexican atmosphere!

Unterkunft im  Hotel in Playa del Carmen, 3* Standard     Verpflegung: Breakfast

The end of your tour has arrived and it’s time to return home and say goodbye to your new friends. Our friendly staff can help you book your departure transfer to the Airport or some extra nights if you still do not want to leave!

 Verpflegung: Breakfast


Services

Included

  • 12 nights in 2-3* hotels, incl. breakfast (at Caye Caulker at a nearby café)
  • qualified English-speaking tour guide + local guides
  • Entry to Tulum and Tikal
  • Water taxi Belize-City - Caye Caulker - Chetumal
  • Support at border crossing
  • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles

Not Included

  • International flights to Guatemala / from Mexico
  • Optional offers and activities
  • Other meals
  • Travel insurance
  • Transfer from / to the airport
  • Optional services
  • Entry and exit taxes
  • Tips and gratuities

Important Information

  • We guarantee the operation of every group with four booked clients
  • Maximum group size: 18 people
  • Visa and vaccination requirements and general information about country and people of Mexico
  • Solo travellers can request a room shared room with another person of the same sex
  • If we can't find another solo traveller who wants to share a room, the single room supplement needs to be paid
  • If you want to book a beachstay or domestic flight during your stay in Mexico, let us know on your inquiry

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Optional Extras:

  • Transfer IN/OUT optional:
  • Guatemala City Airport - Antigua Hotel
  • ONE WAY Price per transfer: £ 56 (1-2pax); £ 90 (3-5pax)
  • Playa del Carmen Hotel - Cancun Airport
  • ONE WAY Price per transfer: £ 55 (1-7pax)

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