Caribbean Encounter

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TOUR STARTS
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PRICE
  31 Aug 2016 06 Sep 2016 Definite departure   US$1825
  28 Sep 2016 04 Oct 2016 Definite departure   US$1825
  26 Oct 2016 01 Nov 2016 Definite departure US$1825
  23 Nov 2016 29 Nov 2016 Definite departure US$1825
14 Dec 2016 20 Dec 2016 US$1825
  28 Dec 2016 03 Jan 2017 Definite departure Sold out
  24 Jan 2017 30 Jan 2017 Definite departure   US$1525
21 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2017 US$1525
  23 Mar 2017 29 Mar 2017 Definite departure US$1525
27 Apr 2017 03 May 2017 US$1525
01 Jun 2017 07 Jun 2017 US$1525
22 Jun 2017 28 Jun 2017 US$1525
06 Jul 2017 12 Jul 2017 US$1525
  20 Jul 2017 26 Jul 2017 Definite departure US$1525
10 Aug 2017 16 Aug 2017 US$1525
31 Aug 2017 06 Sep 2017 US$1525
28 Sep 2017 04 Oct 2017 US$1525
26 Oct 2017 01 Nov 2017 US$1525
23 Nov 2017 29 Nov 2017 US$1525
14 Dec 2017 20 Dec 2017 US$1525
28 Dec 2017 03 Jan 2018 US$1525
25 Jan 2018 31 Jan 2018 US$1525
22 Feb 2018 28 Feb 2018 US$1525

Important Notice:

Trips departing until December 2016 will have an included Sunset Sail in Caye Caulker as well as included dinners in Caye Caulker and Antigua. Trips from January 2017 will operate as the itinerary below.

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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.

Day 1: 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!

Day 2: Hotel Breakfast

  • 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! Enjoy included snacks, drinks and music during for our last night on the island.

Day 3: Hotel Breakfast

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

Next up, Guatemala's El Petén ragion via Belize City! On arrival at our awesome Jungle Lodge there's the option to fly through the rainforest canopy on ziplines.. why not! Explore the local ruins then drift off to sleep to the sounds of the forest.

Day 4: 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.

Day 5: 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.

Day 6: 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

Day 7: 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

*8 Meals: 6 breakfasts & 2 dinners

Inclusions

  • 3 World Heritage Sites visited
  • See the Belize Barrier Reef
  • Stay in Tikal National Park
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Me Time

  • Kayak the crystalline Caribbean
  • Dive or snorkel on Belize Barrier Reef
  • Jungle ziplining experience
  • Ride a horse drawn carriage through World Heritage Antigua
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On a budget?

  • The average cost per day for this tour is US$217
  • 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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