The Grand Maya Escape is designed for travelers seeking to explore famed Mayan archeological wonders including Copan, Quiriqua, Tikal, Yaxchilan, Bonampak and Palenque. Throughout the journey expert guides weave a rich tapestry of ancient Maya mythology and modern Mayan culture. The Grand Maya Escape also features abundant rainforest birds and wildlife in Central America's most diverse j ungle environments. Upscale hotels, transfers and guided explorations are included. read more The Grand Maya Escape is designed for travelers seeking to explore famed Mayan archeological wonders including Copan, Quiriqua, Tikal, Yaxchilan, Bonampak and Palenque. Throughout the journey expert guides weave a rich tapestry of ancient Maya mythology and modern Mayan culture. The Grand Maya Escape also features abundant rainforest birds and wildlife in Central America's most diverse jungle environments. Upscale hotels, transfers and guided explorations are included.
Itinerary NotesWe may occasionally alter itineraries slightly for safety, or to take advantage of weather, wildlife, and unplanned discoveries. Our ability to be flexible makes our style of travel unique.
Arrival & DepartureThe Grand Maya Escape begins in Guatemala City, Guatemala, and ends in Villahermosa, Mexico. Please plan flights to arrive any time on day 1 at Guatemala City's La Aurora International Airport. Depart in the afternoon on day 9 of the outlined itinerary from Villahermosa International Airport.
Departs Any Day:Prices listed are per person for double occupancy, unless noted otherwise. Contact the experts at AdventureSmith Explorations to book a departure.
IncludedEach itinerary includes all lodging as listed on the itinerary or similar; meals as indicated; all airport/hotel transfers when arriving and departing the stated arrival and departure dates of the trip; all land and water transportation within destination; entrance fees to national parks and reserves as specified; and guide services as specified.
ExclusionsInternational airfare to/from the destination; domestic airfare between Flores and Guatemala city; excess baggage fees; the cost of obtaining passports; visas or tourist cards; airport arrival and departure taxes; meals not specified in the itinerary; alcoholic beverages; personal expenses such as room service; beverages and laundry; personal communication charges; and gratuities to tour escort, guides or drivers.
Room ConfigurationRates are available for single travelers at a single supplement of $325.
Payment & CancellationIn order to confirm this trip, a deposit of $500 is required at the time of booking. A Reservation Form, which includes a release of liability, must be completed and signed by all travelers. The balance of the trip price is due 90 days before the departure date. Guests who must cancel their trip for any reason must do so in writing. Cancellations are subject to the following fees, based on number of days prior to departure:
Up to 91 days - 50% of deposit
90 to 31 days - 50% of total trip cost
30 to 0 days - 100% of total trip cost
Terms & ConditionsThis trip is subject to AdventureSmith Explorations Terms and Conditions. Please read this information carefully and call us if you have any questions. A packing list and extensive pre-departure and travel insurance information is sent upon confirmation.
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Tikal & Palenque EscapeThe Tikal & Palenque Escape combines Latin America's most spectacular Maya ruins. Begin in Guatemala exploring temples amid jungle and wildlife at Tikal National Park, then float downriver to Yaxchilan and Bonampak and experience the ancient Maya city of Palenque ending in Villahermosa, Mexico.
Camino Real Tikal HotelCamino Real Tikal will be the perfect starting point for your Mayan adventure, located just 45 minutes by car or bus, you're ready to experience and enjoy the history, culture and tradition of the ancient Mayan civilization at Tikal National Park
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Hotel Marina CopanHotel Marina Copan has been at the heart of the Copan Experience since 1945. Overlooking the Central Plaza in the charming town of Copán Ruinas, Honduras, the Hotel Marina Copan is the most comfortable and convenient base for exploring the fascinating Maya World.