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Caribbean Encounter

7 days with Contiki   Rating: Budget
Restricted to Ages 18-35

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Itinerary
Click for Dates and Prices Day 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 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 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 4 Caye Caulker to Tikal
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 5 Tikal 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 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 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
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All This Included
  • 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
  • An experienced & professional Trip Manager plus local guides in some destinations
  • 10 Meals: 6 breakfasts & 4 dinners
Highlights
  • 3 World Heritage Sites visited
  • See the Belize Barrier Reef
  • Sunset boat cruise
  • Stay in Tikal National Park
  • Locally guided tour of Tikal National Park
  • Sightseeing tour of Colonial Antgua
Accommodations
Hotel (5 nights)
Special Stay (1 night)
Notes
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
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* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines.