Mayan Sun Southbound: Boat Rides & Ruins

Resort: Mayan Sun Southbound: Boat Rides & Ruins
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: Mexico
Price From: £679.20

Over View

Find your paradise somewhere between the blazing Mexican sun and the cool Guatemalan highlands on this 16-day odyssey. Wander Antiguas cobblestone streets and its local markets before experiencing the diverse beauty of Lake Atitln and its Indigenous villages. Geared to the adventurer wanting to capture some of Central America’s finest highlights, this trip will ensure that you really pack some punch into those postcards home.

Itineraries

Day 1
Playa del Carmen

Arrive at any time. Head out tonight with your fellow travellers to 12th Street, where theres tons of bars and clubs to choose from. Say cheers to new adventures with new friends!

Day 2
Playa del Carmen

Enjoy free time to explore the Mayan ruins of Tulm or Cozumel. Or just play in the waves and enjoy the beach.

Day 3
Playa del CarmenCaye Caulker

Opt to snorkel with stingrays and nurse sharks at Hol Chan Marine Reserve, go diving or just chill out, Belizean style.

Day 4
Caye Caulker

Opt to snorkel with stingrays and nurse sharks at Hol Chan Marine Reserve, go diving or just chill out, Belizean style.

Day 5
Caye Caulker

Opt to snorkel with stingrays and nurse sharks at Hol Chan Marine Reserve, go diving or just chill out, Belizean style.

Day 6
Caye CaulkerSan Ignacio

Travel by boat and bus from Caye Caulker to San Ignacio. Enjoy an included pottery demonstration and local lunch at a G Adventures-supported women’s pottery cooperative.

Day 7
San Ignacio

Opt to visit the sacred Mayan cave Actun Tunichil Muknal or check out the seldom-visited Mayan ruins of Xunantunich.

Day 8
San IgnacioFlores

Learn about Mayan culture and history on a guided tour of the ruins of Tikal.

Day 9
FloresRio Dulce

Opt to visit the coastal town of Livingston by boat, or go for a swim in a natural hot waterfall.

Day 10
Rio Dulce

Opt to visit the coastal town of Livingston by boat, or go for a swim in a natural hot waterfall.

Day 11
Rio DulceAntigua Guatemala

Enjoy an orientation walk of Antigua’s cobblestone streets, then opt to take a salsa lesson and practice new moves out at night.

Day 12
Antigua Guatemala

Enjoy a free day in Antigua. Opt to relax with a massage, climb a volcano, soak up the culture in one of the city’s many cafs, or explore the nearby hills and towns by bike.

Day 13
Antigua GuatemalaPanajachel

Travel to beautiful Lake Atitln and enjoy the views.

Day 14
PanajachelSan Juan La Laguna

Embark on a boat ride across the lake before participating in a G Adventures-supported homestay with a local family. This area is known for stunning scenery and great shopping for Mayan handicrafts. Opt to bargain for colourful textiles and paintings at the lake’s markets.

Day 15
San Juan La LagunaAntigua Guatemala

Return to Antigua, and enjoy a Big Night Out with the group.

Day 16
Antigua Guatemala

Depart at any time.

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