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Real Central America - Intrepid Travel
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16 days

Real Central America

From Playa del Carmen to Antigua
Tour Operator:
Intrepid Travel
Max group size:
16
Age range:
18 to 29
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
63795
Hygiene Measures:
Included
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US $1,669
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Itinerary

Start in Playa del Carmen and end in Antigua! With the In-depth Cultural tour Real Central America, you have a 16 days tour package taking you through Playa del Carmen, Mexico and 8 other destinations in Latin America. Real Central America includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Playa del Carmen
  2. Day 2: Tulum
  3. Day 3: Tulum
  4. Day 4: Caye Caulker
  5. Day 5: Caye Caulker
  6. Day 6: Caye Caulker
  7. Day 7: San Ignacio
  8. Day 8: San Ignacio
  9. Day 9: Tikal National Park
  10. Day 10: Rio Dulce
  11. Day 11: Rio Dulce
  12. Day 12: Antigua
  13. Day 13: Chichicastenango / Lake Atitlan
  14. Day 14: Lake Atitlan
  15. Day 15: Antigua
  16. Day 16: Antigua
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Hygiene Measures
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
10 nights
Camping
3 nights
Lodge
2 nights

Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.1
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.4
  • Accommodation
    Good
    3.8
  • Food
    Average
    2.7
  • 4.6
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  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    Good bunch of people.
    Trip date: December 2018
    Review collected by Intrepid Travel
  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    Like the small groups
    Trip date: December 2018
    Review collected by Intrepid Travel
  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    I love the tour and the organisation, however felt our tour guide was not suited for guiding groups
    Trip date: December 2018
    Review collected by Intrepid Travel
  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    Found the trip occasionally disorganised The home stay was not a positive experience
    Trip date: December 2018
    Review collected by Intrepid Travel
  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    Solely because of the fact that I was mislead and wasn’t given the opportunity to see what options were made available at the destinations. The fact traveling over the festive season we were made to feel not to enjoy ourselves. Our tour leader was rude... Show more
    Trip date: December 2018
    Review collected by Intrepid Travel
  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    Homestay should be optional Tour leader
    Trip date: December 2018
    Review collected by Intrepid Travel
  • Real Central America reviewer 7
    · October 5th, 2018
    Sofie is a great guid she put a lot of edfort to amkebus enjoy the trip and she is one of your best guids im sure. the tour was nice, but still its not cool to give accommodations which are under construction most of them, its so annoying to try to go... Show more
    Trip date: September 2018
  • Real Central America reviewer 8
    · May 26th, 2018
    The itinerary is great, I felt we spent the right amount of days at each place. Taking into consideration that the hotels were meant to be basic, I found some of them to be better than I expected. Transportation was varied between large/small mini-buses... Show more
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    HI Jean, thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time in Central America! We'll pass along your feedback to our global team (including Jorge) who I'm sure will be very happy to hear... Show more
    Trip date: May 2018
  • Real Central America reviewer 9
    · January 8th, 2018
    Had the greaest time a single guy could have. Spent my birthday and Christmas with some of the world's nicest people and got to see some amazing sights. José Luis was our tour guide and I will never forget how knowledgeable, helpful, kind, and hilarious... Show more
    Trip date: December 2017
  • AZ
    · March 11th, 2017
    Edith has been a very nice guide who really knew all the places and what to do, she gave us a lot of great advices and she is really funny and entertaining. Also great trip to do
    Trip date: February 2017

Dates & Availability

16 days
Real Central America
From Playa del Carmen to Antigua
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  • Currency
    BZ$
    Belize Dollar
    Belize
    Q
    Quetzal
    Guatemala
    $
    Mexican Peso
    Mexico
  • Plugs & Adapters

    As a traveller from USA, Canada you will need an adaptor for types G, I. As a traveller from England you will need an adaptor for types A, B, I. As a traveller from Australia, New Zealand you will need an adaptor for types A, B, G. As a traveller from South Africa you will need an adaptor for types A, B, G, I.

    Type A
    Belize, Guatemala and Mexico
    Type B
    Belize, Guatemala and Mexico
    Type G
    Belize and Guatemala
    Type I
    Guatemala
  • Vaccines
    • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for Belize, Guatemala and Mexico. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Belize, Guatemala and Mexico. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Belize and Guatemala. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Belize, Guatemala and Mexico. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an infected area for Belize. Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Guatemala. Ideally 10 days before travel.
  • Visa
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    • For any tour departing before May 8th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after May 8th, 2021, a minimum payment of $400 is required to confirm your booking with Intrepid Travel. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 26 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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