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Mayan Encounter - G Adventures
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12 days

Mayan Encounter

From Antigua to Playa del Carmen
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US $1,274
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  • Visit local coffee plantations
  • Shop the markets in Rio Dulce
  • See Rio Dulce's natural hot waterfall
  • Explore the Mayan ruins of Tikal


Start in Antigua and end in Playa del Carmen! With the discovery tour Mayan Encounter, you have a 12 day tour package taking you through Antigua, Guatemala and 12 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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What's Included

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

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  • Mayan Encounter reviewer 1
    · August 30, 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 01, 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 12, 2017
    Everything was great.
    Trip date: December 2016
  • Mayan Encounter reviewer 4
    · August 31, 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 12, 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 20, 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

Dates & Availability

12 days
Mayan Encounter
From Antigua to Playa del Carmen
No credit card fees
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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.
    • 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. Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an infected area for Belize. Ideally 10 days before travel.
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