Mayan Discovery

Resort: Mayan Discovery
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: Mexico
Price From: £879.20

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Mayan ruins peeking out from verdant jungle, street vendors hawking their wares on colonial streets, pristine white-sand beaches sparkling under the Caribbean sun now this is the real Yucatn. On this unique 15-day journey, youll tour the ruins at Chichn Itz and Palenque, and head deep into the jungle of Guatemala to experience the ruins of Tikal. You’re free to choose your own adventure! So escape the resort packages and witness all the incredible wilderness, wildlife, and Mayan culture past and present that you can imagine.

Itineraries

Day 1
Playa del Carmen

Arrive at any time.

Day 2
Playa del CarmenMrida

Travel to Mrida, stopping en route for a guided tour of Chichn Itz. Enjoy an orientation walk of Mrida.

Day 3
Mrida

Opt to visit the ruins of Uxmal or swim in cenotes (underground pools) in the Yucatn.

Day 4
MridaPalenque

Sit back and relax on a travel to Palenque in the lush jungle of Chiapas.

Day 5
Palenque

Enjoy a guided tour of the Mayan ruins of Palenque.

Day 6
Palenque

Enjoy a free day to explore Palenque and surroundings. Opt to visit the Mayan ruins of Yaxchiln and Bonampak.

Day 7
PalenqueFlores

Journey through the jungle by private vehicle, crossing into Guatemala and continuing on to Flores. Explore Lake Petn Itz and the island of Flores.

Day 8
Flores

Learn about Mayan culture and history on a guided tour of Tikal archaeological site. Relax on Lake Petn Itz with a boat cruise or a swim.

Day 9
FloresSan Ignacio

Cross the border into Belize and travel to San Ignacio. Enjoy an included pottery demonstration and local lunch at a G Adventures-supported women’s pottery cooperative.

Day 10
San Ignacio

Enjoy free time to visit the sacred Mayan cave, Actun Tunichil Muknal, explore the Mountain Pine Ridge area or see the lesser-known Mayan ruins of Xunantunich or Caracol.

Day 11
San IgnacioCaye Caulker

Travel to Caye Caulker and enjoy this tropical paradise. Rent a bike and organize activities for the next day.

Day 12
Caye Caulker

Spend the day exploring Caye Caulker and the marine life in the area.

Day 13
Caye CaulkerPlaya del Carmen

Full travel day to reach Playa del Carmen, the last stop of the adventure.

Day 14
Playa del Carmen

Enjoy a free day to explore the Mayan ruins of Tulm. Enjoy dinner at a G Adventures-supported community restaurant with a youth-focused art program.

Day 15
Playa del Carmen

Depart at any time.

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