Mayan Quest

About this Adventure

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Duration: 10 days
Price: £925 GBP




Through Mexico, Guatemala and Belize, this all-encompassing adventure is a heady mix of volcanic beauty, ancient Mayan ruins, pristine Carribean beaches and colourful colonial towns.

Travelling from Mexico’s famous beachside playground of Cancun and on to the idyllic shores of Playa del Carmen, this journey is the perfect combination of cultural highs and active adventures. Discover the secrets of the ancient Mayans and traverse incredible scenery on this fascinating journey through Central America.

Day 1 Cancun
Relax by the water or head to Zona Arqueologica El Rey to wander around the ruins and meet the sun loving iguanas.

Day 2 Chichen Itza/ Merida
Explore the incredible ruins and visit El Castillo, best known for its amazing carved snakes.

Days 3-4 Palenque
Climb to the top of these ruins for endless views of the jungle, then rest in the nearby Misol-Ha and Agua Azul waterfalls.

Days 5-6 San Cristobal de las Casas
Enjoy the Chiapas highlands and meet the local villagers who mix Catholicism with indigenous religions to create a fascinating hybrid. Visit the unique church in San Juan Chamula where pine needles carpet the floor.

Days 7-8 Panajachel
Ringed by volcanoes and villages resting on the shores of beautiful Lago de Atitlan, Panajachel is a great base to explore the region.

Days 9-10 Chichicastenango/ Antigua
Find a bargain at the colourful markets at Chichicastenango before stopping in Antigua, famous for its colonial architecture. Visit a grassroots women’s cooperative to watch community development and support in action.

For more information please visit Intrepid Travel at the link below.

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