Caribbean Encounter

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7 days
3 World Heritage Sites visited
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You will visit: Mexico, Belize and Guatemala including Cancun, Belize, Caye Caulker, Guatemalan Rainforest, Santa Elena (Flores) and Antigua

Experience the best of both! With a 50/50 split of beaches and forests, you’ll be ticking all the boxes across 3 amazing countries. Spend a week snorkeling, ziplining, sightseeing & making the most of the time you have.

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Itinerary + Inclusions & ME Time Optionals

ME Time Optionals

ME Time optionals will take your trip to a whole new level with unforgettable experiences unique to the places you visit. See more, do more, live more & go home completely regret-free. Costs for these aren’t included in your tour cost & are payable to your Trip Manager in local currency.

Inclusions

On our trips we don't just take you to the destinations, we make sure you get under the skin of every place you visit. From amazing food & accommodation, to exclusive access to incredible experiences, with Contiki you'll get unbeatable value & a completely unique travel experience.

1 Arrive Cancun

Touch down in Cancun, Mexico's gateway to the Caribbean where sun music and sights await. Meet your Contiki team, then get into the fun, festive vibes of Cancun and settle in on an open terrace beachside or at a small, local bar. Keep it moving until the sun comes up if you want – Cancun nightlife is the stuff of legends.

Hotel Dinner

2 Cancun to Caye Caulker

Adios Mexico, but we’ll be back! This morning we leave Cancun and head to Chetumal for some exploring & maybe bite to eat, before boarding our water taxis into Belize. We’ll park up on this Caribbean island, where the motto is “go slow.” Tonight it’s dinner we’ll offer a feast of fresh seafood & your chance to sample the reggae nightlife!

Hotel Breakfast,Dinner

  • See the Belize Barrier Reef
3 Caye Caulker

The day is all yours! Fuel up at breakfast, then you get to make the most of our ME Time optionals, like swimming with sharks at Belize’s World Heritage Barrier Reef, Kayaking the mangroves or lazing on “The Split” (a break in the island), where sipping and sunbathing is the scene! Tonight, rejoin the crew in the evening for an amazing sunset sail! Enjoy included snacks, drinks and music during for our last night on the island.

Hotel Breakfast

  • Sunset boat cruise
  • Dive or snorkel on Belize Barrier Reef
    TBC
  • Kayak the crystalline Caribbean
    TBC
4 Caye Caulker to Guatemalan Rainforest

Enjoy a hearty breakfast before we ride a water taxi to Belize City, then it’s an overland journey to the forests of Guatemala’s Peten! We’ll arrive at our awesome Jungle Lodge inside the park late afternoon, where there’s the option to fly through the rainforest canopy on ziplines… why not! You can also head into the ruins yourself and go exploring, before dinner. Tonight relax as you drift to sleep to the sounds of the forest. Rest up, cause tomorrow has a lot to offer!

Contiki Special Stopover Breakfast,Dinner

  • Stay in Tikal National Park
  • Jungle ziplining experience
    TBC
5 Guatemalan Rainforest to Santa Elena (Flores)

We rise before the sun to watch daybreak unfold from atop the Mayan ruin, Templo IV… so prepare for amazing! Enjoy an included guided tour of the area or explore the magnificent jungle ruins, before our afternoon trip to the island of Flores, built atop another ancient Mayan center known as Tayasal. Make the most of your time, and opt for a lake cruise on arrival if you feel like getting out on the water before more relaxing over tonight’s dinner.

Hotel Breakfast,Dinner

  • Locally guided tour of Tikal National Park
6 Santa Elena to Antigua

From the relaxed Flores to Guatemala’s bustling capital city! Today we’ll skip the queues and make a beeline for the unique beauty and relaxed vibe of World Heritage Antigua. You’ll be shown many of the historic and beautiful facets of town, among rooftop flowerbeds and horse drawn carriages bouncing over cobblestones. We get to spend two nights in this stunning town beneath towering volcanoes.

Hotel Breakfast

  • Sightseeing tour of Colonial Antgua
  • Ride a horse drawn carriage through World Heritage Antigua
    TBC
7 Depart Antigua

This morning it's time to say adios to your amigos. So say your goodbyes before heading home, or get out and do some more exploring in Antigua

Breakfast

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What's Included

All of this & more, included as standard on your trip.

Accommodation

  • 6 nights accommodation: 5 nights in twin-share hotels, 1 night Contiki Special Stay experience
  • 1 internal flight & transfer
  • Transport in a private air-conditioned coach, mini-coach or van
  • Water taxi from Belize City to Caye Caulker (round trip)
  • Sightseeing tours of all major cities plus orientations in all other destinations
    *Local taxes & service charges

Team

  • An experienced & professional Trip Manager plus local guides in some destinations

Food

*10 Meals: 6 breakfasts & 4 dinners

Inclusions

  • See the Belize Barrier Reef
  • Sunset boat cruise
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Me Time

  • Dive or snorkel on Belize Barrier Reef
  • Kayak the crystalline Caribbean
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On a budget?

  • The average cost per day for this tour is US$244
  • You only need a US$200 deposit to book and pay in full 45 days before you travel.
  • Pay in installments, with Contiki Easy Pay

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