Fri, Jan 1, 2021
Day 1: Cancun
Arrival to Cancún airport and transfer to the hotel zone. Overnight.
Day 2: Cancún - Chichen-Itza´- Merida
Departure to Chichen-Itzá by air conditioned bus and guide. After visiting Chichen-Itzá the journey will coninue to Merida, the capital of the Yucatan State. Overnight.
Day 3: Merida - Uxmal - Campeche
Departure from Merida to visit the ruins at Uxmal. Late afternoon arrival in Campeche. Overinght.
Day 4: Campeche - Palenque
Departure to Palenque and upon arrival visit of this beautiful archeological zone. Overnight.
Day 5: Palenque - Agua Azul - San Cristóbal de las Casas
From Palenque we will proceed to the wonderfull Agua Azul waterfalls where we will stop for a bath in the water of this place. The journey continues to San Cristóbal de las Casas. Overnight.
Day 6: San Cristóbal - San Juan Chamula - Zinacantán - San Cristóbal
Free morning to walk through the cobblestone streets of San Cristóbal or to make an optional trip to visit the famous Sumidero Canyon. In the afternon visit the indigenous communities of San Juan Chamula and Zinacantán. Overnight.
Day 7: San Cristóbal - Lake Atitlan
Around midday we will cross the border between Mexico and Guatemala. Change of bus and guide. The trip will then continue towards Lake Atitlan. Overnight.
Day 8: Lake Atitlan - Chichicastenango – Lake Atitlan
Departure from Atitlan to visit the community of Quiche at Chichicastenango where market days are thursdays and sundays. After the mrket return to Atitlan. Overnight.
Day 9: Lake Atitlan - Santiago - La Antigua
Boat trip (public boat) to the Tzutuhil village of Santiago. Bright colours and ancient designs can be seen on the indigenous typical clothing proudly worn by these highland inhabitants. Return to Panajachel to continue the journey to Antigua. Overnight.
Day 10: Antigua
Free day. Optional tour to visit the Cathedral, the Townhall, La Merced, San Francisco, Las Capuchinas, and other monuments. Overnight.
Day 11: Antigua - Quirigua - Livington
Departure from Antigua towards the Guatemalan Caribbean. Along the road visit the archeological site of Quirigua, where some of the best Mundo Maya stelas are found. After the visit continue to Puerto Barrios, where a boat (publci boat) is taken to Livingston, an afro-caribbean village. Overnight.
Day 12: Livingston - Rio Dulce - Flores
Early in the morning a boat trip (public boat) is made through Rio Dulce, an exceptional ecological paradise. At the end of the river a bus will be waiting to continue to Flores. Overnight.
Day 13: Flores - Tikal - Belize
Morning visit of Tikal, undoubtedly the best example of classical Mayan culture. Visit of the central plaza, the Great Jaguar temple, the lost world or Temple IV. After the visit departure from Guatemala through its northern border, towards Belize City. Overnight.
Day 14: Belize - Tulum - Cancún
Departure from Belize towards Tulum, back in Mexico, one of the most spectacular archeological sites of the area, beacuse of its location on a rock facing the Caribbean sea. At sunsetcontinue to Cancún. Overnight.
Day 15: Cancún - airport
Transfer to the airport and departure.
- Overnight at the mentioned hotels or similar (4 stars)
- American breakfast daily
- Transportation in air conditioned van/bus
- English speaking tour escort
- Entrance to the archeological sites and museums mentioned in the program
- Public boat in Atitlan Lake and Puerto Barrios (Livingston, Rio Dulce)
- All meals (Lunch & Dinner)
- Drinks and personal expenses
- Tips for drivers or guides