Mexico, Belize and Guatemala – three very tight amigos. Play like a player in Playa del Carmen and take it easy in Tulum. Delve into island life and underwater worlds alike in Belize. Check out the temples of Tikal, the markets of Chichicastenango and the lake vistas of Panajachel.
Some essential Spanish to get you by:
- It is hot, isn’t it? – Hace calor, verdad?
- A beer, please – Una cerveza, por favour
- I love you Miguel – Te quiero Miguel
2019 CHANGES: From 1 January 2019 this trip’s duration will shorten from 17 days to 16 days; dropping 1 night in Antigua. These changes come as a result of traveller feedback. Extra nights in Antigua can be booked using post-trip accommodation at the traveller’s discretion.
This overland adventure allows you to see some of the best of Central America in one trip, covering big parts of Mexico, Belize and Guatemala.
Extended time in Caye Caulker and Antigua offers the perfect opportunity to enjoy laid-back island vibes as well as buzzing colonial city life.
There's nothing quite like staying with a local family to really experience a place. You'll be feasting at breakfast and dinner, and improving your Spanish with the locals in San Jorge La Laguna in no time.
There are loads of sides to Central America and you’ll get a taste of so many - slumbering on the sands of Playa del Carmen, gazing at the pyramids of Tikal or haggling in the markets of Chichicastenango.
Oh Mayan, visiting the villages surrounding Lake Atitlan in the Guatemalan Highlands is a humbling experience.