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Central America Encompassed

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Central America Encompassed - Intrepid Travel
Central America Encompassed - Intrepid Travel
Excellent
12 reviews
Starts
Mexico City
Destinations
+16
Ends
Antigua
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Highlights

  • Stumble through breathtaking Mayan ruins
  • Discover the spicy flavours of Oaxaca
  • Admire the stunning Palenque ruins
  • Swim in the turquoise waters off the coast of Belize
Age range
15 to 70 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Home-stay, Camping, Lodge, Sleeper Bus
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Coach / Bus, Boat, Local Transport, Mini-coach, Ferry
Travel style
In-depth Cultural
Start in Mexico City and end in Antigua! With the in-depth cultural tour Central America Encompassed, you have a 31 day tour package taking you from Mexico City to Antigua and through Mexico City, Mexico and 16 other destinations in Latin America. Central America Encompassed includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.

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  • E(
    Written on January 13, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    My trip was amazing! I didn't have any expectations as it was my first trip that I decided to travel with a group. I always thought that being on your own and travelling at your own pace was the way to go. After this trip I realized how much more you get to see, learn about the culture and experience when you travel with a local guide! Both my guides were fantastic! They were informative, fun and most importantly trustworthy. I would reccomend this trip to anyone that wants to immerse themselves in the culture make new friends and travel safely and I look forward to more exciting trips with this company.
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  • NJ
    Written on November 26, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    Gabriel Castro was the best tour leader ever! He was so knowledgeable, helpful and passionate about showing us his Mexico.
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  • Central America Encompassed reviewer 3
    Written on November 26, 2014
    4.5 - Excellent

    This is the perfect trip to start exploring the Mayan route and more in Central America. You learn a lot about the different archeological sites, but there is also a lot of different landscapes to discover. The perfect thing about travelling with Intrepid is that you can do whatever you want to do. The tourguides are well knowledged and fun. They really want you to learn about the countries and try all different kinds of food. It was really an awesome adventure and I would recommend this trip to anyone!
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  • A
    Written on December 5, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    An utterly amazing trip!! Belize is such a chilled out country with fantastic snorkelling and Guatemala has so much to offer. ATM caves, Tikkal and toasting marshmallows on the volcano were awesome! Probably my favourite bit of Central America.

  • A
    Written on November 15, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    Natalia was awesome. She couldnt do enough for us all and her knowledge was above standard. Would recommend her highly.

  • A
    Written on November 14, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    Superb trip with a very energetic leader. Andres always tried to find the best way to undertake a trip and often gave us a few options to chose from. He really made the trip for everyone.

  • A
    Written on September 6, 2010
    4.0 - Good

    Really enjoyed the trip overall. Lots of traveling but enjoyed most of places visited. Good mixture of beaches and ruins, absolutley loved Costa Rica.

  • A
    Written on September 5, 2010
    4.0 - Good

    Really enjoyed the trip overall. Lots of traveling but enjoyed most of places visited. Good mixture of beaches and ruins, absolutley loved Costa Rica.

  • A
    Written on July 28, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    Awesome!

  • A
    Written on July 27, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    Awesome!

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: Mexico City
  2. Day 2: Mexico City
  3. Day 3: Puebla
  4. Day 4: Puebla
  5. Day 5: Oaxaca
  6. Day 6: Oaxaca
  7. Day 7: Oaxaca / Overnight Bus
  8. Day 8: San Cristobal de las Casas
  9. Day 9: San Cristobal de las Casas
  10. Day 10: Palenque
  11. Day 11: Merida
  12. Day 12: Merida
  13. Day 13: Merida
  14. Day 14: Chichen Itza / Playa del Carmen
  15. Day 15: Playa del Carmen
  16. Day 16: Tulum
  17. Day 17: Tulum
  18. Day 18: Caye Caulker
  19. Day 19: Caye Caulker
  20. Day 20: Caye Caulker
  21. Day 21: San Ignacio
  22. Day 22: San Ignacio
  23. Day 23: Tikal
  24. Day 24: Rio Dulce
  25. Day 25: Rio Dulce
  26. Day 26: Antigua
  27. Day 27: Chichicastenango / San Jorge La Laguna
  28. Day 28: Panajachel
  29. Day 29: Antigua
  30. Day 30: Antigua
  31. Day 31: Antigua

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  • Meals

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  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
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About the countries

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Visa

Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Typhoid
Recommended for Mexico, Belize and Guatemala. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Mexico, Belize and Guatemala. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Mexico, Belize and Guatemala. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for Belize and Guatemala. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Yellow fever
Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an infected area for Belize. Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Guatemala. Ideally 10 days before travel.

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Location
Mexico City is the starting point and Antigua is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Intrepid Travel to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 17 September 2018 the full payment of $2,147 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2147 for Central America Encompassed, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Intrepid Travel tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 2,796 km.
  • Mexico City (Mexico)
  • 107 km
  • Puebla (Mexico)
  • 267 km
  • Oaxaca (Mexico)
  • 442 km
  • San Cristobel de Las Casas (Mexico)
  • 110 km
  • Palenque (Mexico)
  • 455 km
  • Merida (Mexico)
  • 114 km
  • Chichen Itza (Mexico)
  • 155 km
  • Playa del Carmen (Mexico)
  • 61 km
  • Tulum (Mexico)
  • 281 km
  • Caye Caulker (Belize)
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