Mayan Sun–Northbound

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Mayan Sun–Northbound - G Adventures
Mayan Sun–Northbound - G Adventures
4 reviews
Playa del Carmen


  • Explore Antigua on foot
  • Learn to salsa like a pro
  • Stay with local Guatemalan families
  • Snorkel in Caye Caulker
Age range
18 to 39 year olds
Hostel, Hotel, Home-stay
Max Group Size
Coach / Bus, Boat, Local Transport, Private Vehicle
Start in Antigua and end in Playa del Carmen! With the in-depth cultural tour Mayan Sun–Northbound, you have a 16 day tour package taking you through Antigua, Guatemala and 8 other destinations in Latin America. Mayan Sun–Northbound is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel and hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • KI
    Written on December 8, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    Absolute brilliant tour, with some amazing activities and great locations. Highlight was lake Atitlan and Caye caulker. Couldn't have asked for a better tour guide in Bea.
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  • HM
    Written on August 30, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    All in all, I really enjoyed the tour itself and all of the people that I met along the way. I feel the tour was set at a good pace and we had enough time in each place to see the main attractions. Having done tours with other companies, a slight downfall with G was that we couldn't fit in all of the optional activities. For example, on the itinerary the tour ended at 9am on the Saturday, so I booked my flight for around that time. However, if we wanted to do the whale shark snorkelling (which I was really looking forward to) then we would of had to have done it when the tour had ended? Didn't seem right that it is offered as an activity if it can't actually be achieved within the perimeters of the tour dates. I appreciate that this was a YOLO tour, so on that basis the accommodation was all fine, although the 'nicer' rooms weren't necessarily dealt out evenly.
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  • BS
    Written on November 23, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    Amazing experience! Our CEO was amazing. The group was a lot of fun. We are already planning our next tour.
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  • Mayan Sun–Northbound reviewer 4
    Written on June 2, 2015
    5.0 - Excellent

    The tour was really good. A guide was absolutely awesome, very friendly and knowledgeable. The tour takes you to some amazing and beautiful places and there are lots of great activities to do along the way. The accommodation was really nice and clean in great locations. Made some life long friends and would highly recommend booking this tour.
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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1 Antigua Guatemala
  2. Day 2 Antigua Guatemala
  3. Day 3 Antigua Guatemala/San Juan La Laguna (1D)
  4. Day 4 San Juan La Laguna/Panajachel
  5. Day 5 Panajachel/Rio Dulce
  6. Day 6 Rio Dulce
  7. Day 7 Rio Dulce/Flores
  8. Day 8 Flores/San Ignacio
  9. Day 9 San Ignacio
  10. Day 10 San Ignacio/Caye Caulker
  11. Days 11-12 Caye Caulker
  12. Day 13 Caye Caulker/Mahahual
  13. Day 14 Mahahual
  14. Day 15 Mahahual/Playa del Carmen
  15. Day 16 Playa del Carmen

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    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

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  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

  • Flights

  • Insurance

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  • February 1, 2016

    Can my kids below 18 years old join this tour?

    Unfortunately G Adventures is only suitable for travellers older than 18 years old.

  • May 20, 2015

    If i book this trip, would I need to get the Rabies vaccine?

    You will need to consult your doctor or visit a travel clinic, as inoculations vary by region and nationality.

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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 Guatemala, Belize and Mexico. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Guatemala, Belize and Mexico. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Recommended for Guatemala and Belize. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Guatemala, Belize and Mexico. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Yellow fever
Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Guatemala. Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an infected area for Belize. Ideally 10 days before travel.


Antigua is the starting point and Playa del Carmen is the endpoint.
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TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm this G Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 28 April 2018 the full payment of $1,331 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 65 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1331 for Mayan Sun–Northbound, but the deposit of $250 is non-refundable. But, the deposit is fully transferable to future bookings with G Adventures.
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Covering a total distance of approx 1,088 km.
  • Antigua (Guatemala)
  • 59 km
  • Chichicastenango (Guatemala)
  • 23 km
  • Panajachel (Guatemala)
  • 6 km
  • Lake Atitlan (Guatemala)
  • 52 km
  • Antigua (Guatemala)
  • 223 km
  • Rio Dulce (Guatemala)
  • 170 km
  • Flores (Guatemala)
  • 90 km
  • San Ignacio (Belize)
  • 129 km
  • Caye Caulker (Belize)
  • 337 km
  • Playa del Carmen (Mexico)

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