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Mexico & Guatemala Explorer

Prices From: A$2549.00
Tour Code: CMGE
Tour Duration: 15
Countries Visited: Guatemala, Mexico


The ultimate Mayan adventure for those who want the complete experience but prefer a more comfortable option—leave the resorts behind and discover a more authentic side of the region. The Mayan world straddles several modern-day countries, but a shared culture and history give it an identity beyond borders. Marvel at Mayan achievements in Chichén Itzá, Palenque and Tikal and meet locals from the rural towns along the way for an immersive experience that few travellers get to know. Our experienced CEO will lead the way and eliminate the hassle so you're free to live the adventure!

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Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 Playa del Carmen - Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.
  • Day 2 Playa del Carmen (B) - Option to explore the ruins of Tulúm, visit the island of Cozumel or laze on the beach.
  • Day 3-4 Chichén Itzá/Mérida (2B) - Guided tour of Chichén Itzá and orientation walk around Mérida. Option to visit ruins of Uxmal or swim in nearby beautiful cenotes (underground pools).
  • Day 5-6 Palenque (2B) - Guided tour of jungle-set Palenque ruins.
  • Day 7-9 San Cristóbal de las Casas (3B) - Visit Misol-Ha and Agua Azul waterfalls en route. Guided tour of nearby indigenous communities. Option to take a boat ride through the Sumidero Canyon or shop in the local markets.
  • Day 10-11 Lake Atitlán (2B, 1L) - Boat tour of Lake Atitlán, visiting several indigenous villages. Cultural tour and local lunch at San Juan la Laguna.
  • Day 12 Antigua/Chichicastenango market (B) - Visit the famous Chichicastenango market.
  • Day 13 Tikal/Antigua (B) - Day trip via plane and van to Tikal ruins for a guided tour.
  • Day 14 Antigua (B) - Guided city tour. Option to visit a Mayan spa, explore the beautiful cobblestone streets or sip Guatemalan coffee in one of Antigua's many cafes.
  • Day 15 Antigua (B) - Depart at any time.

Tour Dates

Start DateEnd DatePrice
23 Dec 201206 Jan 2013A$2549.00

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