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Mayan Gateway Travel Agency

“We love to create unforgettable travel experiences”

Mayan Gateway Travel Agency has continued to be a top-rated agency since 2001 for traveling through Central America and Mexico. With customizable travel itineraries that match all your needs, you can rest assured that we will take care of the planning so you can relax and enjoy the adventure.

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At Mayan Gateway Travel Agency, we have been customizing travel plans and tours to Central America and Mexico for our clients since 2001.

Through our many years of experience, we have built an extensive database of contacts and resources in order to offer you competitive prices for the best hotels, transportation, bilingual guides and tours in Central America and Mexico.

Our tour operator works directly with individual client groups to create custom travel packages. Mayan Gateway also offers business-to-business, B2B, services as a local inbound agent.

We have a wide network of relationships with travel agencies around the world and are happy to provide your agency with our inbound services and trip proposals to feature in your catalogues and websites.

For more information about our individual services or group rates, contact us.

❖ Certified with Biosecurity Stamps

Mayan Gateway has been certified with biosecurity stamps, both nationally and internationally.

Mayan Gateway has acquired the Safe Travel Stamp of the World Travel and Tourism Council, which gives travellers with guarantee that we have fulfilled health and hygiene protocols that are achieved according to the Safe Travels Protocols of WTTC.

Mayan Gateway alongside our staff, The Guatemalan Tourism Institute INGUAT, health experts and other travel industry members are working together to achieve adequate recovery protocols by establishing essential action plans that optimise sector-wide recovery efforts.

Certainly, we work for providing great trips which are safe, secure, seamless and provides an authentic and meaningful experience for our guests across the journey through Guatemala and Central America; those which support the subsistence of many and contributes to sustainable tourism growth.

We will continue to work to show the world our AMAZING Mayan Heritage, our natural wonders, and specially our living Mayan culture. 

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✍️ Tailor made vacations for... everyone!

Whether you are looking for a small group tour adventure, a child friendly family vacation or a romantic honeymoon

Your Vacation with us

Mayan Gateway Travel Agency offers a broad range of holidays for all tastes and desires.

Whether you are interested in exploring Mayan archaeology, scuba diving and relaxing on white sandy beaches, or even starting your trip to Central America with Spanish language classes, you can book your dream holiday with us.

Explore our website to learn more about our tour packages and destinations. Our superior service and extensive knowledge of Central America make it so that no two trips are exactly alike. 

Great advantages of traveling with us:

  • Our travel agency provides flexibility and support in designing your trips. In your personalized package, we will tailor itineraries, activities, and hotel selections to your needs, desires and budget.
  • We will set up a private App group for your trip that will help you navigate everything and keep you updated on your local guides, transportation and every single step in your itinerary. 
  • Have a full description of your tour, complete with door-to-door transportation.
  • Strong relationships with the best multilingual guides throughout Central America. We are able to offer you local guides in your native language. 
  • Take care of every detail to relieve you of the responsibility of planning logistics, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in relaxation and enjoyment. You will be on a Holiday after all! 

As local citizens, we can show you beautiful places and more unique accommodations that are unknown to most of the travelers.

We get you the best experience for your budget. Benefit from our strong Central America travel network. And get deals and insights with us.

As certified tour operators with over 15 years of experience and thousands of clients, we know which travel itinerary, sightseeing and accommodations fit your needs.

💬 Guidance with unparalleled knowledge

Our tour guides have extensive knowledge of Mayan archaeology, history, Mayan culture, cosmology, flora and fauna.

They will enrich your experience with interesting and informative tours and local insight. Whether you choose to have a tour manager accompany you throughout your trip or just want to connect with the best local guides on tours along the way, we can ensure you a wonderful experience.

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Why Mayan Gateway︖

  1. Offers

Mayan Gateway has created a variety of products to cater to all areas of travel interest, such as: Mayan cities, volcanoes, honeymoons, jungle hikes, snorkeling excursions, family trips and many more. We offered personalized travel packages throughout Central America and Mexico.

  1. Experience

Mayan Gateway was founded in 2001 and in the meantime we have built an extensive database of contacts and resources. We offer a wide variety of high-quality trips and destinations, along with many other travel services such as tourist information, private transportation, and more.

  1. Customized Itineraries

In addition to the holiday offers, which you can find on our website, we can also customize your itinerary to fit your individual desires. We provide you with information about the destinations and help you create an itinerary based around your needs and interests. You will have the chance to explore independently or just chill out in a café and watch the world go by. We include the must-see highlights on most of our suggested trips, allowing you the time to explore according to your own tastes.

  1. Combining our trips and tours

We offer a variety of trips and tours in Mexico and all of Central America. You can combine two or more of our trips, or you can combine different components of several trips. Once you see the itinerary, we will work with you to make sure you will be 100% satisfied.

Central America is so big yet so small!

We have a wide variety of destinations and an unparalleled number of choices of trip styles and service levels. We work with you to design a trip that will meet your tastes, age and budgets.

We are certain that all your travel needs will be met when you combine our trips and tours with a customized itinerary from our friendly agents at Mayan Gateway.

  1. Accommodation

From unique hotels, B&B’s, private homes, and apartments to sleeping in a hammock under the stars in a tranquil bay, our options will provide you with the best and most authentic travel experience possible. Our accommodations will always reflect the local character and spirit of your adventure or preferences.

  1. Transportation

We offer quality and comfortable transportation with different types of vehicles, to accommodate travel parties of any size. In some cases, we will give you the opportunity to experience the local transportation methods such as tuk tuk’s. Sometimes local transport is the most colorful way to go; it is a wonderful way to get to know a different aspect of the local culture while getting from one place to another.

  1. Price and value

We believe an unforgettable trip does not have to be expensive; this is the reason why we keep on striving to offer the most competitive prices around. Our local supplier’s contracts provide a more affordable way to travel therefore giving us the ability to deliver a travel experience of a lifetime at a great price and value.

  1. Social Outlook

Mayan Gateway strives to have impactful partnerships with local communities while continuing to be ecologically conscious company. Central America is a beautiful place and we wish to conserve and respect this group of countries that has given so much to us. As a tour operator with a social outlook, we aim to support progressive organizations focused on resolving social and environmental problems while generating employment opportunities for the Mayan people connected with our agency.

  1. Sustainable entrepreneurship

Mayan Gateway attempts to make a low impact on the environment and Mayan culture, while contributing to generate future employment for Mayan people. We create your holiday alongside the Mayan people who live and work in the places that you will be visiting. Due to this, our agency and the people working with us really care about giving you an exceptional experience.

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Vacation Types

Adventure Travel Central America

Go hiking, biking, horseback riding and explore the Mayan world on adventurous tours. Tours of kayaking, rafting and camping await you. While being in the jungles and rainforests, amazing wildlife can be spotted and you can experience Mayan villages along the way.

Incredible treks will allow you to experience natural wonders as well as the remains of the Mayan Empire. As Archaeologists still work to uncover lost Mayan cities, you can be one of the few to wander the remnants of these massive pyramids.

Central America offers a variety of impressive caving opportunities of which can be attributed to traveling back in time and journeying into the Maya World. 

Bird watching

With more than 700 bird species, Central America and Mexico provide the perfect setting for spotting rare species of birds. Examples include the Quetzal, the Harpy Eagle, the Ivory-billed woodpecker, the Blue-headed parrot, brightly-colored emerald toucan and many more. Our guides will take you through untouched rainforest and tell you everything about the flora and fauna.

Customizing Itineraries

Mayan Gateway provides flexibility and support in designing your trips. In addition to the packages we offer, you can make a customized itinerary. Deciding where to go can be overwhelming and time consuming. However, Mayan Gateway provides information about various destinations and helps you create a personalized itinerary.


Central America Honeymoons combining trips to the impressive Mayan ruins and the breath-taking Belize Barrier Reef. By combining the Natural beauty of Central America and the fascinating architecture of the Mayan civilization, our trips will make your honeymoon unique and unforgettable. You will stay at small islands and beautiful beaches, and while you enjoy this wildlife paradise you can explore one of the countless Mayan sites that Central America offers. The rainforest and natural reserves in Central America make it one of the most beautiful destinations for your honeymoon!

Family Holidays

Our family holidays in Central America offer a great combination of adrenaline in the rainforests, jungle, volcanoes and relaxing at the amazing white beaches and lakes. During our family vacations the entire family can enjoy, as they have excursions for all ages. Discover the great biological variety such as rainforests, swamps, lagoons and beaches. Central America is known as one of the most outstanding wildlife sanctuaries in the tropics. You will visit natural wonders, the coral barrier reef is considered as the second largest one in the world, experience the thrill of flying above the jungle, snorkel with turtles, go on some sightseeing, discover the Mayan culture and see many monumental buildings at archaeological sites.

Learn Spanish and travel

Mayan Gateway believes that being able to communicate with the local people will significantly enhance your time in Central America. To aid you in this, we have a range of options to enable you to take part in Spanish immersion classes in combination with any of the tours that we offer. We believe that the best way to make significant advancements in your Spanish language abilities is to study one-on-one, just you and your teacher. However, if you are traveling with a friend or partner and you are of a similar level of ability, we also offer you the option to study together, one teacher to two students.

Central America diving

Central America and Mexico offer a great variety of coral reef types and amazing diving and snorkeling experiences. The Barrier Reef here is the longest barrier reef in the Northern Hemisphere and the second longest worldwide.  A wide variety of flora, fauna and fish can be discovered when exploring the impressive underwater world of Mexico, Belize and the bay islands in Honduras. Hard Corals, gorgonians, sea fans, tunicates and shellfish of amazing variety populate the coastal waters.  

Mexico, Belize, and the Bay Islands of Honduras are the perfect places to get certified due to its calm waters and sheltered bays; the ocean is your classroom! Here you can practice your diving skills while diving over the beautiful reefs of Central America. If you are interested in learning how to dive, we offer you great curses with PADI professional instructors. 


From rocky to typical bounty beaches with palm trees and white sand, Central America and Mexico are known for having the most world class and idyllic beaches. With tropical temperatures with an average of 30°C, breathtaking beaches and turquoise water, Central America is the perfect destination for a beach holiday.

🧳 B2B Travel Agency

Mayan Gateway Travel Agency is also a business to business (B2B) company.

More than ever before, we are clearly focused on the needs and interests of our buyers, so that we can customize and carry out the best tours for your guests.

Here are some benefits that we believe we can bring to you by working together:

The most important part of our job is our travelers, and we’ve had hundreds of happy customers Reviews of Mayan Gateway

Over the last 15 years, we have built an extensive database of guides, drivers and resources. This is why we are constantly striving to offer the most competitive B2B prices around.

We offer B2B services as a local inbound agent, and provide your agency with our inbound services and trip proposals to feature on your website.

Lots of experience carrying out multi-country tours. Central America is so big, yet so small!

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☆ Certified Travelers Reviews

  • The trip was off the charts! I couldn’t believe how many Mayan temples and structures were there – all within walking distance of each other. It was like walking into a parallel universe – like you were going 2000 years back in time. Definitely one of the coolest things I’ve ever done.

    Scott Brandley
  • We asked them to create a tour for 21 days, 3 countries, taking in Mayan ruins and cultural and beautiful places. They did a wonderful job. Everything was so efficient, cost effective and impeccably organized. They made an itinerary, arranged drivers, guides and accommodation.

    Elizabeth Bell
  • The staff at Mayan Gateway helped us plan and coordinated the logistics for 10 weeks of travel throughout Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. The trip was wonderful, and the staff at Mayan Gateway were knowledgeable, helpful, and very responsive.

    Andrew Simor
  • Tour of seven countries in Central America. Mayan Gateway helped us two couples to put together a fantastic 8 week trip starting in Mexico Centre and ending in Panama. Josue made our dream plan come together and we stayed in some fantastic places in the most fantastic locations.

    Beryl Irland
  • I cannot recommend Mayan Gateway more! We booked a 16 day tour of Guatemala for my 80 year old mother and myself and they were extraordinary! Every hotel was perfect, our driver and guide was so very kind. The day tours were perfectly pitched with knowledgeable local guides.

    Sarah Driver-Jowitt
  • We experienced so many adventures in our two weeks in Central America. It was especially nice to be able to make suggestions and changes along the way. The guides were very intuitive and took us places that made our trip really exciting and unique. All of our accommodations were excellent.

    Lucas Dedrick
  • We’ve traveled to over 50 countries, in both small and larger groups. Mayan Gateway’s communication and attention to detail, both before and during our trip, is second to none. The guides were all well-prepared and, in our case, extremely knowledgeable about birds and history.

    Glen Engel-Cox
  • We have 53 days traveling through Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Belize and Yucatan. An incredible journey through countries with very lovely people and beautiful scenery. In particular, Guatemala has touched us. Introduced to the Mayan culture, fascinating volcanoes.

    Bob Wisman
  • Amazing experience. Josue was an amazing travel agent for our trip across Central America in four different countries, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, Belize. Josue’s knowledge of all the countries was incredible, taking on a trip of a lifetime across two weeks.

    Time grimes
  • Working with Mayan Gateway was an amazing experience that far exceeded our expectations. Everything went very smoothly for airport transfers, hotels, and excursions. We will definitely be working with them again in the future!

    Rebecca Dorsey
  • I can say this was the best tour experience we have ever had. MG was flawless and incredibly customized to our liking. This included to beautiful charm of the local Maya people, the rich history of the region, the wonderful food and the adventure of some fun hikes up to a volcano!

    Kelly Jago
  • My experience with Mayan getaway far exceeded my expectations. Aside from putting together a great Guatemalan itinerary at a reasonable price, they were available throughout the trip for any and all questions or adjustments we had. Couldn’t recommend them more.

    Dana Kaplan