Real Central America

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Real Central America - Intrepid Travel
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4 reviews
Playa del Carmen


Start in Playa del Carmen and end in Antigua! With the in-depth cultural tour Real Central America, you have a 16 day tour package taking you from Playa del Carmen to Antigua and through Playa del Carmen, Mexico and 8 other destinations in Latin America. Real Central America is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 29 year olds
Hotel, Home-stay, Camping, Lodge
Max Group Size
Boat, Local Transport, Private Vehicle, Ferry
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Adventure, Christmas & New Year

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  • Real Central America reviewer 1
    Written on October 5, 2018
    3.5 - Good

    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 to... Read more

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  • Real Central America reviewer 2
    Written on May 26, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    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 and... Read 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 it. Hope to see you on another trip with us again soon! Kind regards, Geckos
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  • Real Central America reviewer 3
    Written on January 8, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    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 he... Read more

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  • AZ
    Written on March 11, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    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

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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 / San Jorge La Laguna
  14. Day 14: Panajachel
  15. Day 15: Antigua
  16. Day 16: Antigua

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Average by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

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    The website is very complete and easy to navigate. All the information I could need was there and it made it easy for me to research and choose the tour that suited me the most. Moreover I got nice discounts. Will definitely keep using TourRadar



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Mexico, Belize and GuatemalaBelize and GuatemalaGuatemala


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.


These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
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.
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.


Playa del Carmen is the starting point and Antigua is the endpoint.
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TourRadar only requires a deposit of $99 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 21 May 2019 the full payment of $1,206 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 $1206 for Real Central America, but the deposit of $99 is non-refundable.
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Covering a total distance of approx 1,058 km.
  • Playa del Carmen (Mexico)
  • 61 km
  • Tulum (Mexico)
  • 281 km
  • Caye Caulker (Belize)
  • 129 km
  • San Ignacio (Belize)
  • 90 km
  • Flores (Guatemala)
  • 44 km
  • Tikal (Guatemala)
  • 321 km
  • Antigua (Guatemala)
  • 59 km
  • Chichicastenango (Guatemala)
  • 23 km
  • Panajachel (Guatemala)
  • 50 km
  • Antigua (Guatemala)

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