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Mayan Sun–Northbound

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Mayan Sun–Northbound - G Adventures
Mayan Sun–Northbound - G Adventures
Harriet "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 boo..."
Excellent
9 reviews
Starts
Antigua
Destinations
+8
Ends
Playa del Carmen
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Highlights

  • 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
Accommodation
Hostel, Hotel, Home-stay
Max Group Size
18
Transportation
Boat, Local Transport, Private Vehicle
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Adventure, Christmas & New Year
Operator
G Adventures
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 from Antigua to Playa del Carmen and 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.

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  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

What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Additional Services

9 Reviews

Excellent
56%
Good
44%
Average
0%
Rather Poor
0%
Bad
0%
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  • AK
    Written on March 18, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    Tis tour was a wonderful mix of culture and active adventure! There were lots of optional activities to choose from. I had a wonderful time and would really recommend it!

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thank you Aviva - our world deserves more you!
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  • GB
    Written on January 23, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    Really good and saw all the key things.

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Wonderful, thank you Glyndwr!
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  • Mayan Sun–Northbound reviewer 3
    Written on November 4, 2018
    3.5 - Good

    Great tour of you want to dive into the culture and local lifestyle of Guatemala & Belize !

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks Larissa!
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  • JB
    Written on October 3, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    I really loved the concept of G Adventures with the homestay and the biketoor which were the G Adventures for good activities. Also our tour guide did a really good job of organizing everything well and he brought a good mood to the group. He solved all the... Read more

    G Adventures commented on this review
    YAY! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks for the review, we do appreciate it.
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  • D
    Written on October 3, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Perfect combination of relaxing and experience some culture :)

    G Adventures commented on this review
    YES! So happy to hear that. Thanks for sharing.
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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... Read more

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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 9
    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... Read more

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  • Can my kids below 18 years old join this tour?

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

  • 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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About the countries

Useful things to know before you go

Currencies

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Quetzal
Guatemala
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Dollar
Belize
Peso
Mexico

Plugs & Adapters

Guatemala, Belize and MexicoGuatemala and BelizeGuatemala

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 Guatemala, Belize and Mexico. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Guatemala, Belize and Mexico. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
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.

Policies

Location
Antigua is the starting point and Playa del Carmen is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request G Adventures to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Payment(s)
For any tour departing before 28 October 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 28 October 2019, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with G Adventures. 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 65 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
Cancellation policy
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Payment methods
The following cards are accepted for G Adventures tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.

Destinations

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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