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FROM: USD $1,275

Cancun to Antigua - 10 days

From Cancun to Antigua, explore the delights of Mexico, Belize and Guatemala on this exciting 10 day adventure! Relax on Mexico’s beautiful white sand beaches before travelling down the east coast to kick back on the idyllic island of Caye Caulker, explore Guatamala’s magnificent Mayan ruins in the heart of the jungle, discover charming colonial towns and beautiful landscapes.

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Itinerary
Prices & Dates
Reviews
Antigua to Cancun

Trip Highlights

Cancun - Mexico's prime beach resort
San Ignacio - Belize's adventure capital!
Livingston - a lively town situated at the mouth of the Rio Dulce
Flores - a charming island town
Playa del Carmen - Mexican beach resort
Caye Caulker - idyllic Caribbean island
Tikal - a beautiful Mayan archaeological site in Tikal National Park
Antigua - a delightful colonial town

Included

5 breakfasts
Local transportation - public buses, private van and boats
Escorted by a tour leader
9 nights simple hotels and cabins
Excursions to Caye Caulker, Tikal ruins, Livingston
Specialist local guides at certain sights of interest

Not Included

International flights, departure and border taxes and visas.
Meals - allow US$25-30 spending money per day to cover meals, snacks, drinks, limited souvenirs and any extras.
Tips on all excursions. Tip for your tour leader - an entirely personal gesture.
Airport transfers and visas

Itinerary

Day 1

Cancun - Mexico

Welcome to Cancun - the Mayan Riviera! Make your own way to our joining hotel in Cancun and spend the remains of the day at leisure. Over 2 million visitors a year flock to Cancun's beautiful beaches, in what is known as the 'hotel zone'. This vibrant resort has plenty to keep you entertained, including water sports, shops, lively bars and an excellent choice of restaurants!
Overnight: Cancun

Day 2

Playa del Carmen

Cancun - Playa del Carmen. Today we take a short bus journey south to the beautiful coastal town of Playa del Carmen. Spend the day lazing on the white sand beaches and swimming in the clear Caribbean waters, or consider one of our optional activities, which include a visit to the island of Cozumel or the incredible Maya/Toltec ruins of Tulúm.
Overnight: Playa del Carmen  |  Breakfast

Days 3-4

Caye Caulker

Playa del Carmen - Caye Caulker. On day 3 we cross the border into Belize and catch a water taxi out to Caye Caulker one of an idyllic chain of islands which form the Belize Barrier Reef, renowned for it's superb diving, snorkelling and laid back atmosphere. We kick off our shoes to explore the sandy streets of the island and enjoy some blissful relaxation! You can do as little or as much as you please, a range of optional activities are available from snorkelling and diving excursions to taking a bike around the island, or enjoying a spot of fishing.
Overnight: Caye Caulker  |  Breakfast x 1

Days 5-6

San Ignacio

Caye Caulker - San Ignacio. On day 5 we travel to San Ignacio which is known as "Cayo" by the locals. San Ignacio is the adventure and nature capital of Belize and it's also the centre of agricultural. Surrounded by lush, wildlife rich jungle, waterfalls, rivers and caves, there's no shortage of optional activities to enjoy in Cayo, from canoeing downriver and tubing through caves, to visiting the famous caves Actun Tunichil Muknal.
Overnight: San Ignacio  |  Breakfast x 1

Day 7

Flores & Tikal

San Ignacio - Flores. Leaving San Ignacio we cross the border into Guatemala and head to Flores today, a lovely island-town which is uniquely located in the centre of Lake Peten Itzá. Flores is our base for exploring the great Mayan city of Tikal, located deep in the jungle this is one of the largest Mayan cities ever discovered. You will have most of the day to explore and learn about the flora, fauna, and amazing Mayan history with our knowledgeable local guide.
Overnight: Flores

Day 8

Rio Dulce & Livingston

Flores - Rio Dulce. Today we travel to the riverside town of Rio Dulce where we spend the night in cabins right on the water. This afternoon we take a boat trip to Livingston, which is situated at the mouth of the Rio Dulce and is one of the most scenic areas of Guatemala. Livingston is a vibrant little town which is inhabited by the Garifuna people and has a uniquely Caribbean atmosphere.
Overnight: Rio Dulce

Day 9

Antigua

Rio Dulce - Antigua. Today we travel to the enchanting colonial town of Antigua, our final destination. Set against a spectacular backdrop of towering volcanoes, this picturesque town as cobbled streets and plazas, ornate churches and colourful markets. The local indigenous in their unique costumes, sell their crafts and textiles in the streets and as the cultural centre of Guatemala, Antigua is an ideal place to experience the traditional music, architecture and art of the country.
Overnight: Antigua  |  Breakfast

Day 10

Antigua

Your adventure of a lifetime comes to an end today after hotel check out. Consider booking some post tour accommodation and extending your stay to have more time to explore the sights.
Breakfast

Antigua to Cancun

Like the look of this tour but would rather start your trip in Guatemala? This tour also operates in reverse, travelling from Antigua to Cancun. For further details, prices and a detailed itinerary click on the Antigua to Cancun tab above.

Prices & Dates

Prices shown are per person travelling. 'Twin/Double' prices per person apply when there are 2 people travelling, sharing a room. The 'Single supplement' applies for single travellers who require their own room and needs to be added to the 'Twin/Double' price. If you are happy to be paired up with another single traveller of the same sex on your tour, this can be arranged, thus avoiding the single person supplement.

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2017
Price /
Person
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USD $1,275
USD $360
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USD $720
2018
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USD $1,395
USD $720
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USD $1,335
USD $360
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USD $1,395
USD $720

Reviews

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.67 out of 5 based on 3 recent reviews

Kelly was wonderful. I had an amazing time with her and the group.

• Submitted 30 May 2017
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Becky was brilliantly organised. All travel - chicken buses, private buses, ferries, boats, flights - everything went without a hitch. Good briefings about locations. Reasonable hotels (except Cancun city). She had a large and very disparate group which she managed with poise and charm. A lovely cheery girl.

• Submitted 15 Dec 2016
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Wonderful tour. Every hotel had a pool. Met great people in my age range. Very fast paced. San Ignacio was probably not worth stopping at, but it was probably just because all tours were cancelled due to rain the evening before (horseback riding was the only option). Could have spent another day in Caye Calker. Didn't receive any history about the locations other than the private tours that we paid separately for.

• Submitted 06 Nov 2014
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Antigua to Cancun Dates & Prices

Prices shown are per person travelling. 'Twin/Double' prices per person apply when there are 2 people travelling, sharing a room. The 'Single supplement' applies for single travellers who require their own room and needs to be added to the 'Twin/Double' price. If you are happy to be paired up with another single traveller of the same sex on your tour, this can be arranged, thus avoiding the single person supplement.

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Guaranteed Departure
4+ places
Limited places
Sold out
Contact Us
2017
Price /
Person
Single
Supp.
USD $1,385
USD $360
USD $1,385
USD $360
USD $1,385
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USD $1,385
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USD $1,385
USD $360
USD $1,385
USD $360
USD $1,495
USD $360
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USD $360
2018
Price /
Person
Single
Supp.
USD $1,495
USD $360
USD $1,435
USD $360
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USD $1,435
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USD $1,435
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USD $1,495
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In Brief

Range
Trip Type
Starts
Cancun
Ends
Antigua
Departs
Fridays
Hotel Rating
Simple accommodation
Local Payment
None
Tour Guide
Yes - escorted by a tour leader
Meals
Breakfast: 5
Countries
Updated
1st March 2017

Kelly was wonderful. I had an amazing time with her and the group.

Tanya Howard