Day 1 Antigua Guatemala There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. We recommend booking pre-accommodation to fully experience this charming city.
Please note that Antigua's nearest airport is Guatemala City, Guatemala. Don't get caught flying into the Caribbean island nation of Antigua— it's nowhere near the start of this tour!
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Antigua Guatemala/Rio Dulce Travel to Rio Dulce and enjoy free time to explore.
Private Vehicle (6.00-7.50 hours, 315km)
Day 3 Rio Dulce/Flores Travel to the Caribbean town of Livingston by scenic boat ride from Rio Dulce. Enjoy free time to check out the town before continuing on to Flores. Located on Lake Petén Itzá, this is an excellent home base for exploring nearby Tikal.
Scenic Boat Ride to Livingston
Day 4 Flores Enjoy a guided tour of the nearby Mayan ruins of Tikal. In the afternoon, opt to relax on the lake or hang out at a café in town.
Tikal Ruins Guided Tour
Enjoy the ride out to Tikal and return the same way in the afternoon (1-1.5 hrs one way).
Private Vehicle (1.00-1.50 hours, 64km)
Day 5 Flores/San Ignacio Cross the border into Belize. The relaxed atmosphere of San Ignacio allows for options including horseback riding, canoeing, caving, or exploring the Mountain Pine Ridge area.
Border Crossing (Guatemala - Belize)
Private Vehicle (2.00-3.00 hours, 95km)
Private Vehicle (0.50-0.75 hours, 13km)
Day 6 San Ignacio Enjoy a free day to explore. Opt to check out nearby caves, some more Mayan sites or a local conservation project.
Day 7 San Ignacio/Caye Caulker Caye Caulker is a relaxed and easy going island with friendly and welcoming local residents. There are dozens of activities around the island and surrounding coral reefs. Try your hand at fishing and barbecue your catch on the beach.
Belize Bike with Purpose Tour
Local bus (3.00-4.00 hours, 123km)
Water taxi (0.75-1.00 hours)
Day 8 Caye Caulker If the boats aren't your thing, just relax, Belizean-style.
Day 9 Caye Caulker If the boats aren't your thing, just relax, Belizean-style.
Day 10 Caye Caulker/Playa del Carmen With plenty of options nearby, Playa is an excellent hub for exploring.
Border Crossing (Belize - Mexico)
Private Vehicle (4.00 hour(s), 313km)
Day 11 Playa del Carmen (1D) Enjoy a free day to explore the Mayan ruins of Tulúm, visit one of the many cenotes, or go diving off Cozumel. Enjoy dinner at a G Adventures-supported community restaurant with a youth-focused art program.
El Hongo Mexican Community Restaurant & Youth Art Program
Day 12 Playa del Carmen Depart at any time.