Cancún to Caye Caulker
Leave the resorts of Cancún behind and explore the authentic Yucatán. From sunny beaches and lush jungles to the highlands of Chiapas, journey through Belize, Guatemala and southern Mexico on this incredible 22-day adventure. Explore the amazing ruins of Chichén Itzá, Palenque and Tikal and walk the cobblestoned streets of colonial San Cristóbal de las Casas and Antigua. Snorkel with stingrays or just get into the reggae pace of life on sunny Caribbean beaches. Experience a journey that introduces you to local culture and offers insight into the history of the Mayan heartland.
Belize (Caye Caulker, Belize City, San Ignacio) | Guatemala (Flores/Tikal, Antigua, Panajachel), Mexico (Cancun, Chichen Itza, Merida, Palenque, San Cristobal de las Casas)
• 19 nights accommodation in a hotel, two nights accommodation in a jungle lodge
• one lunch
• local transportation: bublic bus, private van, boat Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides
• Chichén Itzá guided tour
• Mérida orientation walk
• Palenque guided tour
• Roberto Barrios waterfall visit
• San Cristóbal de las Casas orientation walk
• Lake Atitlán boat tour including local lunch at a G Adventures-supported Mayan community project
• Antigua orientation walk
• Rio Dulce stay
• Tikal guided tour
• Caye Caulker stay
• G Adventures-supported bike tour of Caye Caulker
• all transport between destinations and to/from included activities
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Day 1: Cancún
Arrive at any time.
Day 2: Cancún/Mérida
Take a guided tour of Chichén Itzá and orientation walk around Mérida.
Day 3: Mérida
Opt to visit ruins of Uxmal or swim in cenotes in the Yucatán. Hit the beach or soak in the history this city has to offer.
Day 4: Mérida/Palenque
Travel to Palenque and spend two nights in a jungle lodge in the nearby national park.
Day 5: Palenque
Enjoy a guided tour of the Mayan ruins of Palenque. After, go for a swim in the pristine turquoise waters of Roberto Barrios waterfall.
Day 6: Palenque/San Cristóbal de Las Casas
Travel to San Cristóbal de Las Casas via Villahermosa. Enjoy an orientation walk on arrival.
Day 7: San 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 8: San Cristóbal de Las Casas/Panajachel
Journey from San Cristóbal de las Casas, Mexico to Panajachel, Guatemala. Opt to explore the town on arrival.
Day 9: Panajachel
Take a boat tour around Lake Atitlán to local indigenous villages including a lunch at a G Adventures-supported Mayan community project.
Day 10: Panajachel/Antigua
Arrive in Antigua and head out for an orientation walk. Opt for a final night out in town.
Day 11: Antigua
Enjoy a free day exploring this charming colonial city.
Day 12: Antigua
Spend a full day enjoying all Antigua has to offer. Opt for a city tour, take salsa dancing classes or relax with a massage.
Day 13: Antigua/Rio Dulce
Travel to Rio Dulce and plan the next day's activities. Take a dip in the pool.
Day 14: Rio Dulce
Enjoy a free day to explore. Opt to go for a swim in a natural hot waterfall, take a sunrise kayak trip to check out the local monkeys, hike to the Shaman Tower for some yoga, or visit the coastal town of Livingston.
Day 15: Rio Dulce/Flores
Travel to Flores, located on Lake Petén Itzá, an excellent home base for exploring nearby Tikal.
Day 16: Flores
Enjoy a guided tour of the nearby Mayan ruins of Tikal. In the afternoon, opt to relax on the lake or hang out at the cafés in town.
Day 17: Flores/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.
Day 18: San Ignacio
Enjoy a free day to explore. Opt to check out nearby caves, some more Mayan sites or a local conservation project.
Day 19: San Ignacio/Caye Caulker
Travel to Belize City to catch a ferry to Caye Caulker. Later, explore Caye Caulker with a G Adventures-supported Bike with Purpose tour. Spend a few days enjoying this island paradise.
Days 20–21: Caye Caulker
Spend time enjoying this island paradise. Opt to go on a sailing trip to snorkel with stingrays, nurse sharks and green turtles at Hol Chan Marine Reserve. Choose to visit the famous Blue Hole on a diving trip or a fly-over.
Day 22: Caye Caulker
Depart at any time.
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