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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 Guatemala’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

Trip Highlights

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

Included

Cancun airport arrival transfer on day 1
9 nights simple hotels and cabins
Excursions to Caye Caulker, Tikal ruins, Livingston
Specialist local guides at certain sights of interest
5 breakfasts
Local transportation - public buses, private van and boats
Escorted by a tour leader

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 departure transfer - can be booked at an additional cost upon request

Itinerary

This itinerary relates to travel from 01 October 2017 onwards. Please contact us if you wish to travel before this date.

Day 1

Playa del Carmen

Cancun - Playa del Carmen. Welcome to Mexico! Arrival into Cancun Airport and included transfer to the beautiful resort of Playa del Carmen, a beachside paradise which is just an hour from Cancun. This vibrant resort has plenty to keep you entertained, including water sports, shops, lively bars and an excellent choice of restaurants!

We recommend bookings pre tour accommodation to enjoy the beach as well as enjoy optional activities including the Maya ruins in Tulum.
Overnight: Playa del Carmen

Days 2-4

Caye Caulker

Playa del Carmen - Caye Caulker. On day 2 we embark on a full day's journey across the border to Caye Caulker in Belize. Caye Caulker is 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 2

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

Travel in reverse, from Guatemala to Playa del Carmen

Like the look of this tour but would rather start your trip in Guatemala? Our 'Guatemala, Belize & Mexico' tour operates in reverse, travelling from Antigua to Playa del Carmen. For further details, prices and a detailed itinerary click on the 'Reverse' 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
Single
Supp.
03 Nov - 12 Nov 15% offG
USD $1,685
USD $1,432

USD $410
23 Nov - 02 Dec 15% off
USD $1,685
USD $1,432

USD $410
15 Dec - 24 Dec 15% off
USD $1,775
USD $1,509

USD $410
2018
Price /
Person
Single
Supp.
04 Jan - 13 Jan 15% off
USD $1,775
USD $1,509

USD $410
26 Jan - 04 Feb 15% off
USD $1,775
USD $1,509

USD $410
15 Feb - 24 Feb 15% off
USD $1,685
USD $1,432

USD $410
09 Mar - 18 Mar 15% off
USD $1,685
USD $1,432

USD $410
29 Mar - 07 Apr 15% offEaster departure, book early!
USD $1,685
USD $1,432

USD $410
26 Apr - 05 May 15% off
USD $1,685
USD $1,432

USD $410
17 May - 26 May 15% off
USD $1,685
USD $1,432

USD $410
14 Jun - 23 Jun 15% off
USD $1,685
USD $1,432

USD $410
05 Jul - 14 Jul 15% off
USD $1,685
USD $1,432

USD $410
02 Aug - 11 Aug 15% off
USD $1,685
USD $1,432

USD $410
23 Aug - 01 Sep 15% off
USD $1,685
USD $1,432

USD $410
20 Sep - 29 Sep 15% off
USD $1,685
USD $1,432

USD $410
11 Oct - 20 Oct 15% off
USD $1,685
USD $1,432

USD $410
08 Nov - 17 Nov 15% off
USD $1,685
USD $1,432

USD $410
29 Nov - 08 Dec 15% off
USD $1,685
USD $1,432

USD $410
27 Dec - 05 Jan 15% off
USD $1,775
USD $1,509

USD $410

Reviews

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.75 out of 5 based on 4 recent reviews

Gina was an absolutely fantastic tour leader - she was energetic, fun-loving, extremely passionate about her job and the countries we visited and could not have done more to make sure we all had a great time.

I made friends of similar age on this tour and there was an excellent mixture of beaches, socialising, history and culture incorporated into this tour. I was able to get a real feel for the countries I visited and the three countries on this tour could not have been more varied which made it all the more adventurous. The hotels were lovely - often with pools and rooms to a high standard.

I would recommend this tour to anyone who wants to get a better idea of Central America as these are three fascinating, different and beautiful countries with an organised tour leader and excellent customer service directly from OnTheGo.

• Submitted 22 Aug 2017
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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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Reverse Itinerary Dates & Prices

Our 'Guatemala, Belize & Mexico' 10 day tour operates in reverse, travelling from Antigua to Playa del Carmen in Mexico. Please refer to the Trip Notes below the dates.

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Guaranteed Departure
4+ places
Limited places
Sold out
Contact Us
2017
Price /
Person
Single
Supp.
USD $1,685
USD $410
USD $1,685
USD $410
USD $1,775
USD $410
USD $1,775
USD $410
2018
Price /
Person
Single
Supp.
USD $1,775
USD $410
USD $1,685
USD $410
USD $1,685
USD $410
USD $1,685
USD $410
USD $1,685
USD $410
USD $1,685
USD $410
USD $1,685
USD $410
USD $1,685
USD $410
USD $1,685
USD $410
USD $1,685
USD $410
USD $1,685
USD $410
USD $1,685
USD $410
USD $1,685
USD $410
USD $1,685
USD $410
USD $1,685
USD $410
USD $1,685
USD $410
USD $1,775
USD $410

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
7th September 2017

Gina was an absolutely fantastic tour leader - she was energetic, fun-loving, extremely passionate about her job and the countries we visited and could not have done more to make sure we all had a great time.

I made friends of similar age on this tour and there was an excellent mixture of beaches, socialising, history and culture incorporated into this tour. I was able to get a real feel for the countries I visited and the three countries on this tour could not have been more varied which made it all the more adventurous. The hotels were lovely - often with pools and rooms to a high standard.

I would recommend this tour to anyone who wants to get a better idea of Central America as these are three fascinating, different and beautiful countries with an organised tour leader and excellent customer service directly from OnTheGo.

Katherine Barrow