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Mayan Encounter - G Adventures
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12 days

Mayan Encounter

From Antigua to Playa del Carmen
Tour Operator:
G Adventures
Max group size:
16
Age range:
12 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
7378
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Highlights

  • Visit local coffee plantations
  • Shop the markets in Rio Dulce
  • See Rio Dulce's natural hot waterfall
  • Explore the Mayan ruins of Tikal

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Itinerary

Start in Antigua and end in Playa del Carmen! With the Discovery tour Mayan Encounter, you have a 12 days tour package taking you through Antigua, Guatemala and 9 other destinations in Latin America. Mayan Encounter includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Antigua Guatemala
  2. Day 2: Antigua Guatemala/Rio Dulce
  3. Day 3: Rio Dulce/Flores
  4. Day 4: Flores
  5. Day 5: Flores/San Ignacio
  6. Day 6: San Ignacio
  7. Day 7: San Ignacio/Caye Caulker
  8. Day 8: Caye Caulker
  9. Day 9: Caye Caulker
  10. Day 10: Caye Caulker/Playa del Carmen
  11. Day 11: Playa del Carmen (1D)
  12. Day 12: Playa del Carmen
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  • Meals
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  • Insurance
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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.4
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Food
    Good
    3.6
  • 4.6
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  • Mayan Encounter reviewer 1
    · August 30th, 2018
    First tour with G adventure, and it definitely won't be the last!
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Woo! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks for choosing to see the world with us!
    Trip date: August 2018
  • MS
    · June 1st, 2017
    The trip was really outstanding. Pacing was right, accommodations were good, and the various events and things to see were impressive. It was likely more than we were expecting. Would recommend to others.
    Trip date: May 2017
  • KA
    · January 12th, 2017
    Everything was great.
    Trip date: December 2016
  • Mayan Encounter reviewer 4
    · August 31st, 2016
    The tour was fantastic and full of opportunities to really experience Guatemala and Belize. I had an incredible time and would recommend this tour. Our guide was knowledgable and worked extremely hard to ensure that we got form a to be safety and on... Show more
    Trip date: August 2016
  • P
    · April 12th, 2016
    I went on my first Central America trip with G Adventures. Using both public and private transportation, it was a great way to see the country from a different point of view. Our accommodations gave the feel of Central America. Our guide Louis helped... Show more
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    Trip date: April 2012
  • Mayan Encounter reviewer 6
    · November 20th, 2014
    This trip was a fantastic introduction to Central America - I highly recommend! The optional activities were so much fun and allowed us to experience the highlights of the region in a short amount of time. Our guide Adri was the best! Her local... Show more
    Trip date: November 2014

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12 days
Mayan Encounter
From Antigua to Playa del Carmen
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Good to Know

  • Currencies
    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
    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
    • 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.
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