Mayan Encounter

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Search for paradise between the blazing Yucatan sun and the cool Guatemalan highlands on this 10 day Maya Encounter. Prepare to be wowed as you relax on the white sands of Tulum, admire the underwater life in Caye Caulker, amble over the ruins in jungle-clad Tikal and gaze up at the volcanoes surrounding Antigua. From active volcanoes and remote jungles to fascinating ruins and powdery beaches, this trip has everything under the sun.

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Day 1 Playa del Carmen

Sip margaritas by the beach, take an optional snorkelling trip through the mangroves, or venture to Cancun to swim in the surf and experience its famous nightlife

Days 2-3 Tulum

Discover the powdery beaches, warm, blue ocean and cliff-top Mayan ruins that make Tulum a slice of beachside paradise.

Days 4-5 Caye Caulker

Say "adios" to Mexico and journey to Belize. Bask on the beach, go swimming or take sunset strolls around this relaxing island. There's an opportunity to go manatee spotting to learn about these huge, curious creatures.

Days 6-7 San Ignacio

Tucked between forested hills and gushing rivers, San Ignacio offers a range of optional activities including tubing or, for those after a quieter pace, a wander through a colourful butterfly garden.

Days 8-9 Flores/Tikal

Cross the border into Guatemala and stop in at Flores, a laidback town lounging on the shores of Lake Peten Itza. On your free day here, don't miss an optional visit to see the ruins of Tikal, one of the most impressive of all Mayan sites.

Days 10-11 Rio Dulce

Travel through the dense jungle to Rio Dulce. Perhaps visit a rubber plantation or an old Spanish fort, or take a lancha up the river to visit nearby hot springs.

Day 12 Antigua

Discover this city's charm by strolling around the cobblestone streets.

Days 15-17 Antigua

Admire the colonial architecture of Antigua.

Days 13-14 San Jorge La Laguna/Chichicastenango

Stay with a local family in San Jorge La Laguna, shop at the Chichicastenango market where everything - from unique handicrafts to medicinal plants - is for sale.

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