The Mayan World
Copan ruins, Honduras  
Copan ruins  
Rio Dulce  
Tikal  
Cenote near Chichen Itza  
Chichen Itza  
Colonial architecture in Merida  
13 day tour
Including flights and transfers
Prices from
£4290
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The Mayan World

Guatemala      Honduras      Mexico

This 13-day itinerary visits the major Mayan sites in Honduras, Guatemala and Mexico, as well as Central America’s volcanic scenery and tropical jungles. This itinerary takes you to the Mayan communities of Copan in Honduras, Tikal in Guatemala and Chichen Itza, Uxmal and Kabah in Mexico, all of which will contribute to in-depth understanding of Mayan culture and traditions. A great way to end your trip is with a relaxing beach break on the Riviera Maya in Mexico, just ask us for details.


Day 1
Day 1
UK - Guatemala City
Daytime flight via the USA to Guatemala City and transfer to your hotel, Westin Camino Real.
Accommodation: Westin Camino Real
         
Day 2
Day 2
Guatemala City - Copan, Honduras
In the morning journey across the border to Honduras for the Mayan site of Copan. Here you stay at Hacienda San Lucas, situated in the hills above the Copan Valley.
Accommodation: Hacienda San Lucas
       
Day 3
Day 3
Copan
Half day tour of Copan ruins with your knowledgeable local guide
Day 4
Day 4
Copan - Rio Dulce, Guatemala
Travel back across the border into Guatemala and on to the town of Rio Dulce, close to Guatemala’s Caribbean coast. Afternoon boat tour of the Rio Dulce area including Ak´Tenamit & Bird Island.
Day 5
Day 5
Rio Dulce - Tikal
Journey onto the Flores area where you will stay at La Lancha, a rainforest resort near to the Mayan site of Tikal and with views of Lake Peten Itza.
Accommodation: La Lancha
         
Day 6
Day 6
Tikal
Spend a full day exploring Tikal, one of the best known of all the Mayan sites, with your private archaeology guide.
Day 7
Day 7
Tikal, Flores - Guatemala City
Free morning to relax. In the afternoon transfer to Flores airport for the short flight to Guatemala City where you spend the night at the Westin Camino Real, as before
Day 8
Day 8
Guatemala City - Mexico City - Merida
Fly to Merida, the capital of Yucatan, via Mexico City where you will stay in the boutique Hacienda Merida, a quiet retreat.
Accommodation: Hacienda Merida
       
Day 9
Day 9
Merida
Half day private tour of Merida city which includes a visit to the magnificent Cathedral of San Ildefonso, built with the stones of ancient Maya temples.
Day 10
Day 10
Merida
Full day private tour to explore the Mayan sights of Uxmal and Kabah.
Day 11
Day 11
Merida - Chichen Itza
Travel by land to Hacienda Chichen located close to the ruins of Chichen Itza, a perfect base.
Accommodation: Hacienda Chichen Resort & Yaxkin Spa
         
Day 12
Day 12
Chichen Itza
Tour the ruins of Chichen Itza, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on your own early in the morning before the crowds arrive.
Day 13
Chichen Itza - Cancun - UK
Afternoon transfer to Cancun for your return flights direct to the UK. We can easily extend your trip to include a beach stay.

Pricing Information & Dates

13 day tour, from £4290 per person
Price Includes:
  • Flights
  • Accommodation
  • Transfers
Price Notes
Per person sharing, including international and domestic flights, transfers and daily breakfast.

Tour Route Map

  1.   Guatemala City
  2.   Copan
  3.   Rio Dulce
  4.   El Peten & Tikal
  5.   Merida
  6.   Chichen Itza & Uxmal
  7.   Riviera Maya Coast

Accommodation on this Tour

Hacienda Chichen Resort & Yaxkin Spa
Hacienda Chichen Resort & Yaxkin Spa
Chichen Itza & Uxmal, Mexico
Hacienda Chichen Resort & Yaxkin Spa Conveniently located next to the Chichen Itza pyramids in Yucatan, Hacienda Chichen Resort & Yaxkin Spa is family-run and places a strong emphasis on its eco......
         
Hacienda Merida
Hacienda Merida
Merida, Mexico
Hacienda Merida Just a few blocks from Merida’s central plaza this charming 1840’s hacienda is an oasis of calm in the hustle and bustle of this lively city. Hacienda Merida has eight......
       
Hacienda San Lucas
Hacienda San Lucas
Copan, Honduras
Hacienda San Lucas Hacienda San Lucas occupies a lovely hillside location fifteen minutes from Copan Ruinas. Set in a one hundred year old Spanish colonial hacienda, Hacienda San Lucas is an intimate......
       
La Lancha
La Lancha
El Peten & Tikal, Guatemala
La Lancha La Lancha is a luxurious jungle resort overlooking peaceful Lake Peten Itza and close to the Maya site of Tikal. Each of the ten secluded casitas has furniture and artwork from Bali and......
         
Westin Camino Real
Westin Camino Real
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Westin Camino Real Westin Camino Real is situated in the Zona Viva area of Guatemala City. There are 274 comfortable rooms in this Starwood group property including 176 deluxe rooms which are......
         

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