Mexico, Guatemala & Belize

21 Day Multi-Country Tour Package through Belize, Guatemala, Mexico

Activities: Culture/Sightseeing, Enjoy Beaches, Explore Mayan Ruins, Touring Cities
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21 days & 20 nights
Cancun International Airport
Belize City International Airport
3 weeks Mexico, Guatemala & Belize tour
21 days & 20 nights

Mexico, Guatemala and Belize are astonishing countries that will give you an unforgettable experience. In this 21-day tour package, you will enjoy guided visits to paradisiacal places that offer you the incomparable beauty of these three countries.

In Mexico, you will visit Cenote Dzitnup, also known as Cenote X’kekén, in the city of Valladolid. You will also visit the Mayan city of Chichen Itza and its impressive ruins, Cenote Ek-Balam and the beautiful city of Merida, the Cenotes of Cozuma in the small town of the same name, the Mayan city of Uxmal and the Mayan Puuc Route Ruins. Other sites of interest will be waterfalls located in the state of Chiapas and their beautiful blue waters, the magical colonial city of San Cristóbal de las Casas and the spectacular view of the Sumidero Canyon in the city of Chiapas.  

Guatemala will give you experiences like the beautiful Lake Atitlan, where you will take a boat ride around it and visit the indigenous villages of its surroundings.  You will be impressed by the beautiful colonial city of Antigua Guatemala with a guided tour. You will also have the incomparable experiences of walking on the active Pacaya Volcano, visiting the colorful Flores Island, and later seeing the magical Mayan cities of Yaxha and Tikal with their incomparable and impressive temples and ruins. Another opportunity will be to take an optional helicopter tour to the Mayan city of El Mirador, which is home of one of the largest pyramids of the Mayan World.

This tour package finalizes by visiting Belize. A pleasant ride in a water taxi will take you to Caye Caulker, a small and beautiful limestone island off the coast of Belize. Here you will enjoy a guided sailing and snorkeling tour of the coral reef.

Highlights of this Mayan Ruins tour

  1. Mayan Cenotes
  2. Ek Balam & Cenote
  3. Merida, Mexico
  4. Mayan ruins of Xumal, Edzna and Palenque, Mexico
  5. Blue water waterfalls, Mexico
  6. Sumidero Canyon and Chiapa de Corso town, Mexico
  7. Brava Lagoon, Guatemala
  8. Lake Atitlan, Guatemala
  9. Antigua Guatemala
  10. Mayan ruins of Tikal and Yaxha, Guatemala
  11. Barrier reef, Belize
  12. Caye Caulker island, Belize

Mexico, Guatemala & Belize tour

Tour Program: 21 Days & 20 Nights
1. Mexico arrival
2. Valladolid
3. Mayan ruins
4. Merida City
5. Cenotes
7. Route of Mayas
7. Edzna ruins
8. Palenque
9. Explore Palenque
10. Agua Azul
11. Canyon
12. Brava Lagoon
13. Lake Atitlan
14. Indigenous Villages
15. Antigua Guatemala
16. Jungle and ruins
17. Tikal
18. El Mirador
19. Small Island
21. Barrier Reef
22. Belize City
Arrival to Cancun.

Your flight arrives at the Merida International Airport. Upon arrival, a private transport will take you to your hotel in the city of Valladolid. Rest and relax before starting a trip full of adventures and discovering beautiful places in Mexico and Central America.

The fort in the colonial city of Valladolid, Mexico. Colonial City Tours.
The fort in the colonial city of Valladolid, Mexico.
Valladolid and Cenote. 

Tor to Dzitnup Cenote. It is a closed type cenote, which you will enter through a narrow tunnel and a rock-cut staircase. The light that enters through the opening at the top of the cenote gives the water a turquoise blue hue that illuminates this water mirror and gives it an impressive beauty

View of a Cenote in Mexico from inside. Mexico Adventure tours
Ik-Kil Cenote, Mexico

Its dimensions of thirty meters long by twenty wide with a minimum depth of one meter and a maximum of twenty give you the opportunity to immerse yourself for a relaxing swim. 

Free afternoon in Valladolid: You will have time to explore this romantic city of the Yucatan state. We strongly recommend you to assist to the nightly light show organized by the city. The show is English and in Spanish, and it is free for everyone who would like to see it. 

Light show in the colonial city of Valladolid, Mexico.
Photo of a the nightly light show in the Merida.
Transfer and tours to Chichen Itza and Ek-Balam. 

A private transport will take you from the city of Valladolid to the Mayan city of Chichen Itza.

Chichen Itza Guided Tour: You will see the impressive ruins, temples and Mayan culture. Its ruins correspond to the early Postclassic period (800-1100 AD), and these ceremonial centers of the Mayan civilization have left their vestiges to be admired in our present time.

The Castle, Mayan Pyramid. Chichen Itza, Mexico. Mayan Tours
View of the Pyramid The Castle, in the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza, Mexico

Ek-Balam Guided Tour: Upon entering Ek-Balam, you will see its ruins start with a magnificent arch and continue with the buildings of the ceremonial center, an oval palace. You will appreciate the Mayan ball field.

Mayan Ruins of Ek Balam.
Ancient Mayan city of Ek Balam with the pyramid known as ‘El Trono’ visible in the background near Valladolid, Mexico

Ek-Balam Cenote: It is an impressive open-air cenote where you can find different attractions, such as swimming inside the cenote, rope jumps and a beautiful waterfall. This is a really impressive experience.

Merida City tour. 

Your driver will take you to your hotel in the city of Merida.

Merida City Tour: This tour package will take you through the elegant colonial city of Merida, the largest city in the Yucatan Peninsula. Enjoy its architecture and its exquisite gastronomic heritage. In its Plaza Mayor, you can taste traditional drinks from the region, such as “Champola” and “Sorbet”. 

In Merida, you can feel the friendliness of the locals in its parks, markets and museums. This city has even been named as the American Capital of Culture due to his great impulse of cultural activities.

During your city tour, you will visit the Great Museum of the Mayan World.

Cenotes. 

We will drive from Mérida to the town of Cuzamá where fantastic adventures await you. A relaxing ride in a horse-drawn carriage will take you along the old trails to this heavenly place where you will find three amazing cenotes, a wonder of nature. Discover, through this guided tour, the magic beauty of these cenotes.

Light coming through the ceiling of a cenote in Mexico during a Central America tour package
Sunlight coming through the ceiling of a beautiful Cenote, Mexico.
Cenote De Chelentún:

It is considered one of the prettiest of this area. The easy access will lead you quickly to appreciate the huge dome that shelters this place. You can submerge and relax in its calm, fresh and crystalline waters.

View of a Cenote from inside. Merida, Mexico. Visit Cenotes
Cenote, Merida. Mexico.
Cenote de Chak-Zinik-Ché:

You will go down a ten meter wooden staircase where you can admire impressive stalactite formations on the ceiling of the cavern. The roots of the trees fall down to the cool and calm water, and it all gives a charming atmosphere.

Cenote Bolom-Chojol:

The name means “nine mouse holes” for its nine light entrances inside. It is a magical and charming place. You can descend a staircase formed by rails or, if you love the adventure, you can join the divers who jump ten meters to fall into its crystalline turquoise blue waters.

Mayan Cities, Mayan Treasures. 

Today’s Mayan adventure: explore the archaeological sites of Puuc Route.

Mayan City of Uxmal

Visit together with a professional guide the Mayan city of Uxmal.  Appreciate impressive architectural structures of the ancient Mayans, both buildings and Mayan sculptures, such as the Fortune Teller pyramid, the Courtyard of the Nuns, the House of the Turtles, the Platform of the Jaguars, part of the complex of the House of Pigeons and the Temple of the South. You will also see a Mayan ball site.

Mayan City of Uxmal in Mexico. Mexico Tours
View of the governors palace and the house of the magician in the Mayan ruins of Uxmal, Mexico

These will leave you enchanted and immersed in what once was the ancient Mayan culture in the classical period (200 to 900 AD).

Other Puuc Mayan Ruins

Continuing through the Labna ruins, a beautiful arch carved in stone is the entrance to this archaeological site. It shows the impressive architecture of the ancient Mayans. 

The magnificent Mayan site of Uxmal, Mexico.
A magnificent Mayan pyramid in Uxmal, Mexico

In Sayil, the constructions of this site are varied from palaces with 99 rooms and stone ceilings to small houses for families. You will be amazed at how impressive the Mayan civilization was.

Finally, you will visit Kabah. This archaeological site will also enchant you because of the quality of the carved stones that embellish these ancient Mayan buildings. Especially its large temples, El Codz Poop, Teocalli Palace and the Great Pyramid will make you imagine life when the Mayan civilization lived here.

Edzna Mayan Ruins and Campeche. 

A guided tour will take you through this interesting Mayan site. The valley here used to flood during the rainy season, which is why the Mayans created a complex system of ducts to drain the water. 

Now, the valley has a constant humidity that gives it a mystical environment that harmonizes with the temples, buildings and sculptures. A Mayan site which will amaze you. The architectural advances of Mayan civilization for its time are remarkable. 

Main plaza in the Mayan ruins of Edzna, Campeche. Mexico. Maya Tours.
Main plaza in the Mayan ruins of Edzna, Campeche. Mexico.

After the archaeological adventure, you will have free time to explore Campeche. This is a city full of attractions where you can admire its Baroque colonial style, take a walk through its squares and relax.

Beautiful colorful colonial buildings in the historic center of Campeche, Mexico.
Beautiful colorful colonial buildings in the historic center of Campeche, Mexico

 

Transfer to Palenque. 

A private transport will take you from the city of Campeche to your hotel in Palenque, where you can rest and relax after the long transfer to prepare for your next day’s adventure.

Temple of Inscriptions and the Palace in the Mayan Ruins of Palenque in Chiapas, Mexico.
Temple of Inscriptions and the palace in the Mayan ruins of Palenque in Chiapas, Mexico
Explore Palenque. 

Together with a local guide, explore the Mayan city of Palenque. It will offer you a spectacular view of the tropical savannah. Its temples are considered to be one the most beautiful architectural specimens of the ancient Mayan World.

The Mayan temple of the Inscriptions in the Mayan City of Palenque, Mexico. Maya tours in Mexico.
Temple of Inscriptions, the most important temple in the Mayan ruins of Palenque, Mexico.

Sculpted stones, sculptures and well preserved hieroglyphs are some of the wonders that you will be able to appreciate in this site.

Palenque also possesses dozens of beautiful springs and waterfalls. Without a doubt, this tour is an unparalleled experience for any traveler.

Blue Water Waterfalls and San Cristobal. 

On this day, you have the opportunity to know the wonderful Blue Water Waterfalls and the colonial city of San Cristóbal de Las Casas.

Visit the Agua Azul Waterfalls: A private transport will take you on just over an hour commute to visit the wonderful Agua Azul waterfalls. They are formed by the tributaries of three rivers. The beautiful indigo blue color of the water is formed by dissolved carbonates salts.

Waterfalls in Agua Azul, Chiapas, Mexico.
Agua Azul waterfall near Palenque in Chiapas, Mexico

The mountainous vegetation and petrified fallen tree trunks give a beautiful landscape and a magical atmosphere of relaxation and peace in all its surroundings.

Classic Spanish colonial architecture on display in San Cristobal De Las Casas in Chiapas, Mexico. Mexico Travel
Classic Spanish colonial architecture on display in San Cristobal De Las Casas in Chiapas, Mexico

Transfer to San Cristóbal de Las Casas: A private transport will take you to the beautiful colonial city of San Cristóbal de las Casas where you can rest at your hotel and prepare for the next adventure.

Sumidero Canyon and Chiapa de Corso town. 
Sumidero Canyon

Visit one of the natural wonders in Mexico. The canyon is one of the main attractions of Chiapas. The beauty of this canyon is comparable to the Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA as its walls can measure up to a thousand meters high, and it is fed by the Grijalva river.

El Sumidero Canyon, Chiapas. Mexico.
Aerial view of the Sumidero Canyon in Chiapas, Mexico

During the tour, you can admire the flora and fauna of the place and observe species such as crocodiles, spider monkeys and green parakeets, among others.

There are five wonderful lookouts, from where you can enjoy the fantastic view of this canyon created by twelve million years of erosion that have left a natural wonder for visitors.

Tour boats and tourists travel through the Sumidero Canyon Chiapas, Mexico
Tour boats and tourists travel through the Sumidero Canyon Chiapas, Mexico
Chiapa de Corso

After the adventure through the Sumidero Canyon, you will explore the small town of Chiapas de Corzo. With an architectural ensemble in the Mudejar style of the centuries XII, XIV and XV, this city will remind you of the pre-Hispanic and Spanish culture.

During the tour, you can admire its crafts, such as lacquer and wood carving, and its squares and historical monuments. It is a very picturesque small town to enjoy and relax in.

Brava Lagoon, Guatemala. 

Drive from San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, to Guatemala, to later enjoy a visit to Brava Lagoon. Visit the beautiful Brava lagoon in the highest mountains of Central America.

This unique lagoon has many interesting qualities, such as maintaining a constant mist and a beautiful turquoise blue color. Its water is so crystalline that you can see its depth and purity at simple sight.

Boat in jungle river in Central America
Small boat in a river of Central America

The tranquility of the water and the landscape around is a magical experience for nature lovers. This beautiful place is surrounded by mountains, completely isolated from civilization.

It is a paradise as such, and its surroundings full of flora and fauna, such as migratory birds, wild pigs, armadillos, deer and tigrillos, shows its natural beauty at its best.

Drive to Lake Atitlan. 

Travel to Lake Atitlán. You will arrive at your hotel so you can rest and relax and be prepared for tomorrow’s adventures on this beautiful lake.

Sunrise panorama of Lake Atitlan in Guatemala, Central America. Boat tours Lake Atitlan.
Sunrise panorama of Lake Atitlan in Guatemala, Central America
Lake Atitlan, and Mayan villages. 

Lake Atitlan has been recognized as one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. The environment and its incomparable landscape are surrounded by three volcanoes: Atitlán, Tolimán and San Pedro.

View of San Marcos La Laguna and surrounding mountains in Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. Hikes in Lake Atitlan, Guatemala.
Lake Atitlan mountainous shoreline with a view of San Marcos, Guatemala.

The blue of the sky, its deep blue waters and the tranquility of its fresh air that blows around, as well as the flora and fauna of its surroundings and the small boats that can be seen throughout its 18 kilometers in length, are worth visiting.

Boat tour Lake Atitlan

In this boat ride tour, you will be able to stop at three of its indigenous towns and get to know their people and unique Mayan culture, each one with a unique culture of their own. Appreciate their crafts, typical clothing and customs of the ancient Mayans that today are kept alive in these little towns.

Sunset over Santa Cruz La Laguna on Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. Indigenous villages
Sunset over Santa Cruz La Laguna on Lake Atitlan, Guatemala, Central America

Each one has breathtaking viewpoints where you will enjoy the beauty of the lake landscape.

Antigua Guatemala. 

Your private transport will take you from Lake Atitlán to your hotel in the colonial city of Antigua Guatemala.

City Tour of Antigua Guatemala: one of the most beautiful colonial cities in all of America. It was the capital of the former kingdom of Guatemala.

The arc in Antigua Guatemala with Volcano de Agua at the background. Antigua Guatemala Tours
Colonial architecture in ancient Antigua Guatemala city, Central America, Guatemala

Today its colonial buildings, mansions, baroque churches, indigenous markets, hotels and restaurants, all in colonial style, will give you a delightful tour experience through its squares, parks and cobbled streets that give a splendid touch to this beautiful city.

Colonial architecture in Antigua Guatemala with the Volcano de Agua in the background. Discover Guatemala and Belize
Colonial architecture in ancient Antigua Guatemala.
Off the beaten path, Yaxha…

A private transportation will take you for a journey of approximately one hour from Antigua Guatemala to the Guatemala City Airport to take a domestic flight to Flores Island.

Tour to the Mayan city of Yaxha: Upon arrival to Flores Island, your private transport will take you to the Mayan city of Yaxha where you will be amazed by the archeology of the ancient Mayan World, its impressive temples and sculptures. 

View of one of a Mayan Temple in Yaxha. Jungle tour
Mayan temple in Yaxha, Guatemala.

The largest temple reaches an incomparable view of Yaxhá Lagoon. In addition to the beautiful landscapes around it, the flora and fauna preserved in this beautiful region are the perfect complement to this mystical city of the Mayan civilization.

It is not uncommon to hear the screams of the howler monkeys and the saraguate monkeys, a special complement in the tour of this magical Mayan City.

Tikal, a Mayan Treasure.

The most representative city of the Mayan Civilization and the ancient Mayan world is Tikal.

Panorama of the Mayan city of Tikal, Guatemala. View from Temple IV. Tikal Tours
Panorama of the Mayan city of Tikal, Guatemala

Today your tour package will take you through this wonderful Mayan city. With more than three thousand structures, its ruins, including temples, palaces, residences, altars, causeways, squares, and ball fields of the ancient Mayans, will give you an unforgettable trip. 

The main plaza in the Mayan City of Tikal, Guatemala.
Famous ancient Mayan temples in Tikal National Park, Guatemala, Central America

You will be impressed by its highest temples, such as the Great Jaguar, a true wonder submerged in the jungle. The abundant flora and fauna of the surroundings make the tour through the Mayan city of Tikal an unforgettable experience.

Jaguar in the jungles of Guatemala.
Jaguar in the jungles of Guatemala.
The biggest Mayan City, El Mirador. 

If you choose to take the optional helicopter tour to the great Mayan city of El Mirador, you’ll travel to the very heart of the jungle where this impressive Mayan city is submerged.

Helicopter overflying the lost Mayan city of El Mirador in a Guatemala tour package
Helicopter overflying the lost Mayan City of El Mirador, Guatemala.

From the top of its pyramids you can see the splendor of the horizon. Its huge pyramid, La Danta of seventy-two meters, is the highest in America, and is even surpassing in terms of volume the pyramid of Cheops in Egypt.

The pyramid La Danta in the Mayan City of El Mirador, Guatemala. Helicopter tours

Experts claim that it is the largest construction in the ancient Mayan world. El Mirador is a complex of structures, pyramids, temples and sculptures of the ancient Mayan World immersed in the Mayan biosphere and accompanied by its flora and fauna.

Jungle trek in Mayan jungle ruins in Mexico. Adventure Travel
Adventure travel in jungle ruins with woman traveller

El Mirador is home to the jaguar, puma, lizards, deer, the harpy eagle and many more species. Price per person: $450

Caye Caulker Island, Belize. 

Today you will travel Flores Island to the water taxi station in Belize City.
Take a pleasant ride in the beautiful waters of the Caribbean Sea until you reach the beautiful Caye Caulker Island. Rest and prepare as tomorrow’s adventure awaits you.

The idyllic tropical island of West Snake Caye in the Caribbean of Belize.
The idyllic tropical island called West Snake Caye off the coast of Belize.
Sailing and snorkeling tour in the Barrier Reef.

Take a boat tour around the paradise island of Caye Caulker. Crystal clear turquoise waters, blue sky and white sand make a true paradise for visitors. Snorkeling adventure, the crystal clear waters of the island allow you to fully appreciate the beauty of its coral reef, the second largest in the world.

Underwater view of whale shark swimming with fish. Snorkeling and diving tours.
Underwater view of whale shark swimming with school of fish

The Hol Chan Marine Reserve and surroundings will give you the best chance to snorkel and swim together with rays, turtles, moray eels, barracudas, seahorses, starfish and an infinity of marine species and little fish that make up the beautiful reef and its wonderful colors.

Woman snorkeling in clear water in the ocean.
Snorkeling in clear water in the barrier reef.

This is an unmissable adventure in this paradise.

Departure from Belize City.

Your tour package ends today, a water taxi will take you back to Belize City where your private transportation will drive you to Belize City International Airport for your flight back home.

Tropical Caribbean beach destination of Ambergris Caye in Belize.
Tropical Caribbean beach destination of Ambergris Caye in Belize

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From $3,850 per person

Expenses Included
  • Domestic FlightsGuatemala City to Flores Island, one way
  • 20 Nights Hotel AccommodationHotels carefully selected
  • Tour GuidesLocal professional tour guides for the tours listed
  • Entrance FeesFor all the tours in the itinerary
  • Private transportationDoor to door private transportation service
  • Boat Rides and water taxisSumidero Canyon, Lake Atitlan, and Caye Caulker island
  • FoodDaily breakfast
  • Price does not included✗ International flights ✗ Personal, travel and cancellation insurance ✗ Other expenses than indicated
  • * This price is based in 8 guests