Visit: Cancun, Caye Caulker
Tour Type: Small Group
Leave the resorts of Cancn behind and explore the authentic Yucatn. From sunny beaches and lush jungles to the highlands of Chiapas, journey through Belize, Guatemala and southern Mexico on this incredible 22-day adventure. Explore the amazing ruins of Chichn Itz, Palenque and Tikal and walk the cobblestoned streets of colonial San Cristbal de las Casas and Antigua. Snorkel with stingrays or just get into the reggae pace of life on sunny Caribbean beaches. Experience a journey that introduces you to local culture and offers insight into the history of the Mayan heartland.
Product Code: 126320
Tour Type: Small Group
Transport: Public bus, private van, boat, walking.
Guide Language: english
Travel Styles: Budget
Starts: Cancun, Mexico
Finishes: Caye Caulker, Belize
Duration: 22 days
Physical rating: Light
Price person (sharing double) $2422 ($110/day)
$250 per person for bookings made 60 days or more prior to departure
Full Amount for bookings made less than 60 days prior to departure
Cancellation: Super Strict
G Adventures Booking Terms and Conditions
These Terms and Conditions apply to any travel products and/or services purchased from G Adventures, and govern the contractual relationship between you and G Adventures with respect to any such travel products and/or services (hereinafter, the “Products”). All G Adventures tours are operated by G Adventures Inc., a Barbados corporation (“G Adventures”). Your booking contract may be with G Adventures Limited, an English company (“G Adventures Ltd.”) and authorized sales agent of G Adventures Inc., if so indicated on the applicable invoice. Your trip will be operated by G Adventures.
Please read these Terms carefully as by booking any Product with G Adventures Ltd., or by travelling on a G Adventures tour or Product you acknowledge that you: i) have read and understand these Terms, and ii) indicate your express acceptance of and agree to be bound by these Terms. If you have confirmed a booking on any Products with more than one client named and booked on such booking, you shall be deemed to have accepted these Terms and Conditions (the “Terms”) on behalf of all clients named in the booking (including minors and those under a disability) and travelling on or otherwise participating in any Products (hereinafter “you”, the “Client(s)”), and by such travel or participation all passengers indicate their assent to these Terms. The client who confirmed the booking is deemed to be the designated contact person for all other clients named in such booking.
Conditions of Carriage: All Clients booking any Product which includes or involves any carriage by sea, by booking such Product acknowledge and agree that they have carefully read and understand these Terms and Conditions, and G Adventures’ Conditions of Carriage that are available at any time on the G Adventures’ website (at http://www.gadventures.com/terms-conditions/conditions-of-carriage/) or on request and are expressly incorporated into this contract where any Client purchases or travels on a Product including or involving carriage by sea.
1. THE BOOKING CONTRACT
A booking is confirmed and these Terms shall apply when G Adventures, or an authorized agent acting on G Adventures’ behalf, have received the applicable deposit from the Client and the Client has received written confirmation from G Adventures of such booking. The Client confirming the booking must be no less than 18 years of age and agrees to provide full, complete and accurate information as requested by G Adventures to confirm such booking. Any Client confirming a booking on any Products with more than one Client named and booked on such booking represents and warrants to G Adventures that: i) they have all requisite consents and authority to make such booking on behalf of all other Clients named on the booking, and have communicated all necessary information to the other Clients in order for them to give free and fully informed authorization to do so; ii) the information that they are providing regarding all clients is complete and accurate, and they have obtained all necessary consents and permissions to share such information with G Adventures for the purposes of completing the booking; and iii) they will inform all other named Clients on the relevant booking of the applicability of these Terms to the booking and the Clients’ relationship with G Adventures.
2. MEDICAL CONDITIONS & MEDICAL FORM
All Clients are obligated to provide requested relevant medical information to G Adventures upon booking their tour Product, and may be required to complete the G Adventures Medical Information form, available on the G Adventures website (at http://www.gadventures.com/medical_form
· (a) a Clients indicates has any pre-existing medical conditions which may have any impact on the Client’s ability to complete activities included in the tour Product, the Client’s ability to travel to remote areas removed from medical facilities, or which may have any impact whatsoever on the Client’s ability to travel or the travel experience of others on the Product tour; OR
· (b) a Client is travelling on the MS Expedition or on any other trip designated by G Adventures as an “Expedition Trip” (together, “Expedition Trips”)
that Client must return a Medical Form, duly signed by a licensed, competent and practicing physician, to G Adventures prior to or in conjunction with that Client’s final payment in respect of the applicable booking.
Clients are responsible for assessing their own suitability and capability to participate in the tour Product such Client has booked. All Clients should consult their physician regarding their fitness for travel, and adventure travel in particular. G Adventures encourages all Clients to seek their physician’s advice regarding necessary or advisable vaccinations, medical precautions, or other medical concerns regarding the entirety of the Client’s travel with G Adventures. G Adventures does not provide medical advice. Certain Products may not be suitable for all people due to restrictions posed by limitations in mobility, physical or cognitive disability, pregnancy or various other physical or mental conditions. It is the Client’s responsibility to assess the risks and requirements of each Product in light of such Client’s limitations, physical and mental fitness and condition, and any medical requirements or issues of such Client. G Adventures may refuse to carry pregnant women over 24 weeks or Clients with certain conditions, if suitable accommodation or alternate Products or services cannot be arranged.
Adventure travel, as offered by G Adventures, by its nature involves visiting remote or less developed regions, where medical facilities may not meet the standards of those found in a Client’s home country. The condition of medical facilities in the countries in which G Adventures operates varies and G Adventures makes no representations and gives no warranties in relation to the standard of such facilities or medical treatment in those regions.
3. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
G Adventures will endeavor to accommodate the special requests of Clients, including (without limitation) dietary and accommodation requests, but such requests do not form part of these Terms or the contract between Client and G Adventures and G Adventures is not liable for any failure to accommodate or fulfill such requests.
Client Age Requirements: Clients aged 18 at date of first travel are deemed to be adults. On all Products an adult Client over the age of 18 must accompany every 2 Minor Clients (defined as Clients under the age of 18). Unless otherwise indicated in the tour description, or otherwise by G Adventures, the minimum age for Clients travelling on tours is 12 years.
To travel on a G Adventures-designated “YOLO” tour, Clients must meet the minimum age requirement of 18 years of age as of the date of travel, along with other applicable age restrictions as promulgated from time to time by G Adventures.
Minors: All Minor Client bookings are subject to review and approval by G Adventures. If the consent of a parent or any other person is required by applicable law, judgment, or decree for any Minor Client to travel, the accompanying adult Client is responsible for securing all such proper consent and ensuring that they and the Minor Client meet all legal requirements to travel on the applicable Family Trip and to enter into and depart from applicable countries and regions. G Adventures will not be responsible for any fees, damages, or losses incurred as a result of any failure on the part of a Client to secure such necessary consents, permits, and approvals.
Each Adult on a booking with any Minor Client is joint and severally responsible for the behavior and wellbeing of all Minor Client(s) on such booking, and expressly accepts these Terms on their behalf, including all assumptions of risk and limitations of liability contained herein. Each Adult on a booking with any Minor Client assumes all responsibility for supervising and monitoring such Minor Client(s). G Adventures does not provide care services for Minor Client(s) and G Adventures and its representatives expressly disclaim any responsibility for chaperoning or controlling any Minor Client(s).
Family Tour Requirements: In order to book any Products designated on G Adventures website, in relevant brochures, or otherwise indicated by G Adventures to be a “Family Tour”, Clients must be travelling as part of a “Family Unit”. A “Family Unit” shall consist of a group of two or more Clients, travelling and booking together, where at least one such Client is a child in the care of at least one of the accompanying adults. One child may accompany one or more adults for the purposes of being considered a “Family Unit”. G Adventures reserves the right to cancel the booking of any Clients travelling or purporting to travel on a Family Tour who, in its sole discretion, do not properly constitute a Family Unit in accordance with this section or otherwise do not meet G Adventures’ requirements of participation in a Family Tour.
CLIENT ACKNOWLEDGES THAT IS MANDATORY THAT ALL CLIENTS OBTAIN TRAVEL INSURANCE WITH A MINIMUM MEDICAL, EVACUATION, AND REPATRIATION COVERAGE OF US$200,000 covering all applicable dates of any travel with G Adventures and this insurance must cover personal injury and emergency medical expenses. On the first day of each Product tour, a G Adventures Tour Leader or other G Adventures representative will verify that all Clients have such insurance in place and coverage as per the required amounts above. It is strongly recommended and encouraged that Client’s also extend their coverage to include cancellation, curtailment, and all other expenses that might arise as a result of loss, damage, injury, delay or inconvenience occurring to the Client. The Client acknowledges that the cost of the tour does not include any insurance coverage for such Client, and that the Client is required to obtain separate coverage at an additional cost to the Product tour price. When obtaining travel insurance the Client must ensure the insurer is aware of the type of travel to be undertaken so that the insurer may properly cover travel on the applicable G Adventures Product.
5. PRICES, SURCHARGES AND TAXES
Due to the nature of Adventure travel and the prices of the resources on which it depends, the published price of any Product is subject to change at any time, before or after booking confirmation, up to 30 days before the departure of such Product. Tours are priced and advertised exclusive of applicable sales taxes. After a Confirmation Invoice has been issued by G Adventures Ltd. to the Client, G Adventures Ltd. reserves the right to impose surcharges on any Product(s), but only for reasons arising from increases in transportation costs, fuel costs, dues, taxes or fees chargeable for services such as landing taxes or embarkation or disembarkation fees at ports and airport charges, local operator costs, currency and exchange fluctuations, increases in taxes, or government action which impacts the price of the applicable Product(s), but only where the increase in question is greater than 2% of the original price paid for the Product (excluding add-ons, insurance, and taxes). G Adventures Ltd. shall provide notice to the affected Client as soon as reasonably possible upon learning of the necessity to impose a surcharge in accordance with this section.
Where the increase in price is greater than 7% of the price of the applicable Product, upon receiving notification from G Adventures Ltd. the affected Client(s) may elect to either:
· (a) cancel the applicable Product booking without incurring any penalty; or
· (b) accept the change of price.
The Client must notify G Adventures Ltd. of their election within 14 days of receipt of notice of the increase, or they shall have been deemed to have accepted the price change and have accepted liability for payment of the increase.
From time-to-time G Adventures Ltd. may offer reduced pricing on selected Product tours. The reduced pricing applies strictly to new bookings, and bookings that have already been confirmed (which for these purposes shall mean bookings in respect of which payment of at least a deposit has been received by G Adventures) are not entitled to the reduced pricing.
All dates, itineraries and prices are indicative only and the price quoted at the time of Booking shall be the applicable price, subject to the surcharges that may be levied in accordance these Terms. Changes, revisions, or other amendments may be made to the particulars contained in any G Adventures brochure or on the G Adventures website before a contract is concluded, and such changes, revisions or amendments shall be incorporated herein as of the date of such amendment.
The Client acknowledges that due to the changing nature of travel, they are responsible for keeping up to date on the details of their travel on the G Adventures website, including, but not limited to checking the website at least 72 hours prior to departure to ensure the Client has the most current Trip Details for the relevant Product tour as minor changes may have been made since the confirmation of booking.
Tours and Independent Tours: At time of booking any Product a non-refundable deposit of GBP£100, EUR€250, USD$250, CAD$250, AUD$250, CHF250, ZAR1000 or NZD$250, as applicable, per person per tour is due from the Client to G Adventures. If the booking is made 60 days or less prior to departure, full payment is due at the time of booking. The non-refundable deposit should be sent to G Adventures or to the authorized Agent through whom the Client has booked, depending on the original form of booking. G Adventures-designated FIT tours, or certain Products combined with other forms of Products may require a higher deposit or full payment at the time of booking, which will be advised prior to the confirmation of such booking.
Expedition Trips: For any Clients traveling on Expedition Trips a non-refundable deposit of GBP£400, EUR€500, USD$750, CAD$750, AUD$750, CHF750, ZAR3000 or NZD$750, as applicable, per Client per Product booked is due at the time of booking of such Expedition Trip. If any booking on an Expedition Trip is made 90 days or less prior to the departure of such trip, full payment is due at the time of booking. The non-refundable deposit and signed Medical Form should be sent to G Adventures or to the authorized Agent through whom the Client has booked, depending on the original form of booking.
Lifetime Deposits: Should the Client cancel their booking (for any reason other than nonpayment or any other breach of these Terms), the deposit amount as defined above, will be held as a “Lifetime Deposit” with G Adventures, subject to the full extent of these Terms. Lifetime Deposits have no expiry and may be applied, by the Client who originally made the cancelled booking in respect of which such Lifetime Deposit was originally received, towards payment of a deposit on any other G Adventures Product. Any additional costs, such as permit costs above the deposit amount are subject to different terms and conditions and do not form part of such Lifetime Deposit. The Lifetime Deposit has no cash value and is non-transferable. Only one Lifetime Deposit may be applied per Client, per Product booked. All Lifetime Deposits must be applied to a new Product booking that is of equal or greater value than the Product in respect of which such Lifetime Deposit was originally received. A Lifetime Deposit may not be applied to the same or similar dates of travel or a Product at a price lower than the Product which was cancelled and/or in respect of which the Lifetime Deposit was originally received.
8. CLIENT DETAILS REQUIRED FOR BOOKING
As a condition to valid confirmation of any booking with G Adventures (including all Products and Expedition Trips) the Client must provide all necessary information as requested by G Adventures along with their final payment. If the Client fails to provide such information prior to the day full payment is due in respect of the relevant Product, an Administrative Fee will be charged to the Client in respect of any costs payable by G Adventures as a result of the Client’s failure to timely provide the required information. In addition, if the Client fails to supply required information for certain Product inclusions such as air tickets, Inca Trail permits, and other inclusions, Client shall bear all responsibility and liability for any failure to obtain or provide such inclusion due to the Client’s failure. G Adventures also reserves the right to treat such booking as cancelled and levy any cancellation fees deemed reasonable by G Adventures, in its sole discretion, where Client has not provided full booking details as requested by G Adventures by the relevant time. The information required from each Client will vary tour by Product purchased, and the requirements will be communicated to the Clients, or to G Adventures’ authorized agent, during the booking process. G Adventures will not be held responsible for any fees levied on the Client as a result of inaccuracies, late, misplaced, or otherwise incomplete or ineligible information provided by the Client.
Product tour prices do not include international airfare or any other flights unless expressly mentioned in the inclusions. G Adventures will quote the best price available at the time of quoting for the travel dates requested. Quotes provide an indicative price only, and represent no price commitment by G Adventures or the applicable airline(s). G Adventures acts only as a sales agent for the applicable airline and the terms and conditions of the air ticket apply to the purchase and use of such ticket. Please consult the air carrier’s applicable terms and conditions and/or conditions of carriage for important information regarding cancellation terms, limitations of liability, and other disclaimers. G Adventures is not responsible for changes in air itineraries or flight times and does not provide advice or alerts regarding air tickets or flight status or delays.
Many of the flights and flight-inclusive holidays sold by G Adventures Ltd. are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. G Adventures Ltd.’s ATOL number is 10808. Please note that ATOL protection does not apply to all holiday and travel services listed sold or provided by G Adventures and G Adventures Ltd.. Please ask us to confirm what protection may apply to your booking. If you do not receive an ATOL Certificate upon booking confirmation then the booking will not be ATOL protected. If you do receive an ATOL Certificate but all the parts of your trip are not listed on it, those parts will not be ATOL protected. For more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to:atol.org.uk/ATOLCertificate
Client Financial Protection:
When Client (“you”) buys an ATOL protected flight or flight inclusive holiday from G Adventures Ltd. you will receive an ATOL Certificate. This lists what is financially protected, where you can get information on what this means for you and who to contact if things go wrong.
G Adventures Ltd., or the suppliers identified on your ATOL Certificate, will provide you with the services listed on the ATOL Certificate (or a suitable alternative). In some cases, where neither G Adventures Ltd. nor the supplier are able to do so for reasons of insolvency, an alternative ATOL holder may provide you with the services you have bought or a suitable alternative (at no extra cost to you). You agree to accept that in those circumstances the alternative ATOL holder will perform those obligations and you agree to pay any money outstanding to be paid by you under your contract to that alternative ATOL holder. However, you also agree that in some cases it will not be possible to appoint an alternative ATOL holder, in which case you will be entitled to make a claim under the ATOL scheme (or your credit card issuer where applicable).
If G Adventures Ltd., or the suppliers identified on your ATOL certificate, are unable to provide the services listed (or a suitable alternative, through an alternative ATOL holder or otherwise) for reasons of insolvency, the Trustees of the Air Travel Trust may make a payment to (or confer a benefit on) you under the ATOL scheme. You agree that in return for such a payment or benefit you assign absolutely to those Trustees any claims which you have or may have arising out of or relating to the non-provision of the services, including any claim against G Adventures Ltd., G Adventures, the travel agent (or your credit card issuer where applicable). You also agree that any such claims may be re-assigned to another body, if that other body has paid sums you have claimed under the ATOL scheme.
This section is not applicable wherever Air Products are not available for sale by G Adventures Ltd.
10. FINAL PAYMENT & ACCEPTANCE OF BOOKING
Clients should refer to the confirmation invoice sent by G Adventures and/or its authorized agent and/or their applicable confirmation email for details regarding final payment for any Products booked. Payment of the balance of the price for any Product (excluding Expedition Trips and FIT or custom-tailored Products) is due 60 days before the departure date of the first Product to depart (of the Products included in such booking). Payment of the full amount due for any Expedition Trip is due 90 days before the departure date of the first Product to depart (of the Products included in the relevant booking that includes the Expedition Trip). If full payment is not received by such due date, G Adventures may change the rate payable for the Product, or may treat the booking of such Product as cancelled and shall retain the deposit paid on booking as a cancellation fee, at G Adventures’ sole discretion. If a Product is booked less than 60 days before the departure date of the first Product to depart (of the Products included in such booking), or less than 90 days before the departure date of the first Product to depart in a booking which includes an Expedition Trip, then the full amount is payable at the time of booking in order for the booking to be confirmed. If, for any Product, payment terms differ from those outlined in this section, the applicable terms will be communicated to the Client prior to booking and shall also be detailed on the applicable invoice.
G Adventures and G Adventures Ltd. are not responsible for any charges levied or charged by third parties and/or financial institutions and payable by the Client as a result of credit card or other payment transactions in connection with the purchase of Products and will not refund or return any fees charged by such third parties in connection with payments made by Clients to G Adventures.
11. CANCELLATION BY THE CLIENT
A Client may cancel their booking by notifying G Adventures or their booking Agent, where applicable. The applicable cancellation fees shall be determined with reference to the date on which the request to cancel is received by G Adventures and are expressed hereinafter as a percentage of the total price paid for the cancelled Product, excluding any insurance products.
Cancellation for Tour Product and Independent Tour Product:
· (a) Cancellation received 60 days or more before departure of first Product to depart in relevant booking: Lifetime Deposit shall be held by G Adventures in accordance with the terms hereof, the remainder of the payments made by the Client to G Adventures in respect of the cancelled Product shall be refunded to the Client.
· (b) Cancellation received 59-30 days before departure of first Product to depart in relevant booking: Lifetime Deposit shall be held by G Adventures in accordance with the terms hereof, an amount equal to 50% of the remainder of the payments made by the Client to G Adventures in respect of the cancelled Product shall be refunded to the Client.
· (c) Cancellation less than 30 days before departure of first Product to depart in relevant booking: Lifetime Deposit shall be held by G Adventures in accordance with the terms hereof, and no further refund shall be payable to the Client.
· (d) Custom or FIT trips may be subject to alternative cancellation terms, which will be communicated to applicable Clients at the time of booking.
Cancellation for Expedition Trips:
· (a) Cancellation 90 days or more before departure of first Product to depart in relevant booking: Lifetime Deposit shall be held by G Adventures in accordance with the terms hereof, the remainder of the payments made by the Client to G Adventures in respect of the cancelled Product shall be refunded to the Client.
· (b) Cancellation 89-60 days before departure of first Product to depart in relevant booking: Lifetime Deposit shall be held by G Adventures in accordance with the terms hereof, an amount equal to 50% of the remainder of the payments made by the Client to G Adventures in respect of the cancelled Product shall be refunded to the Client.
· (c) Cancellation less than 60 days before departure of first Product to depart in relevant booking: Lifetime Deposit shall be held by G Adventures in accordance with the terms hereof, and no further refund shall be payable to the Client
Cancellation of Arrival Transfers, Pre and/or Post Night Accommodations and My Own Room:
· (a) Cancellation 31 days or more before departure: Clients shall receive a full refund in respect of cancelled Arrival Transfers, Pre and/or Post Night Accommodations and My Own Room.
· (b) Cancellation 30 days or less before departure: No refund shall be payable in respect of any cancelled Arrival Transfers, Pre and/or Post Night Accommodations and My Own Room.
Cancellation of Pre/Post Cruise Add-Ons (including Transfers, Pre and/or Post Cruise Accommodations, and/or flights booked with Expedition Trips):
· (a) Cancellation 90 days or more before departure of first Product to depart in relevant booking: All payments made by the Client to G Adventures in respect of the cancelled Pre/Post Cruise Add-On shall be refunded to the Client.
· (b) Cancellation 89-60 days before departure of first product to depart in relevant booking : an amount equal to 50% of the payments made by the Client to G Adventures in respect of the cancelled Pre and/or Post Cruise Accommodations shall be refunded to the Client.
· (c) Cancellation less than 60 days before departure of first Product to depart in relevant booking: no refund shall be payable to the Client in respect of the cancelled Pre and/or Post Cruise Accommodations.
Cancellation of Kayaking, Camping, and Theme Packs:
· (a) Cancellation 31 days or more before departure: Client shall receive a full refund in respect of cancelled Kayaking, Camping, and/or Theme Pack.
· (b) Cancellation 30 days or less before departure: No refund shall be payable in respect of any cancelled Kayaking, Camping, or Theme Pack.
12. GUARANTEED DEPARTURES & CANCELLATION OF A TOUR BY G ADVENTURES
G Adventures guarantees all scheduled Product tour departures that have been booked by a Client shall depart as scheduled (subject to reasonably itinerary changes as contemplated elsewhere in these Terms). Brochures, and other printed materials displaying tour information and departure dates are subject to change, and such dates are excluded from this guarantee. A departure shall become guaranteed once at least one Client has a confirmed booking upon it (secured, at minimum, via valid payment of a deposit). This guarantee is not applicable in Force Majeure situations, as herein defined.
If a tour is cancelled by G Adventures before the agreed date of departure for reasons not arising from Force Majeure or the fault or negligence of or within the reasonable control of the Client, the Client shall have the choice of:
· (a) accepting from G Adventures a substitute tour Product of equivalent or superior value, where such substitute is reasonably available; or
· (b) accepting from G Adventures a substitute tour of lower value if no tour of equivalent or superior value is reasonably available, and to recover from G Adventures the difference in price between the price of the tour originally purchased and that of the substitute tour; or
· (c) accept from G Adventures a full refund of all monies paid for the cancelled tour Product(s).
G Adventures is not responsible for any incidental expenses or consequential losses that the Client may have incurred as a result of the cancelled booking such as visas, vaccinations, non-refundable flights or rail, non refundable car parking or other fees, loss of earnings, or loss of enjoyment, etc. G Adventures reserves the right to issue a full refund in lieu of the choices above, in its sole discretion. Where after departure a significant element of the Product(s) as described cannot be provided, G Adventures will make suitable alternative arrangements for the continuation of the trip Product(s). If it is not possible to provide a suitable alternative or the Client reasonably rejects any suitable alternatives, G Adventures will provide the Client a refund of unused Products or Product portions.
Financial Security & Consumer Protection
G Adventures Ltd. is a member of ABTA (ABTA number Y6125). ABTA and ABTA members help G Adventures Ltd.’s passengers to get the most from their travel and assist them if and when things do not go according to plan. This arrangement means your money will be refunded or you will be brought back to the point where your contracted arrangements with us commenced (where your contracted arrangements include return travel to the UK) if already abroad in the unlikely event of our being unable to provide your holiday due to G Adventures Ltd.’s insolvency or company failure. Please go to www.abta.com for a copy of the guide to ABTA's scheme of Financial Protection. Certain G Adventures services, e.g. accommodation only, flight only or holidays sold outside the UK, may not be protected under this scheme. Clients should check with G Adventures Ltd. to see if this protection applies to their booking.
13. TRAVEL DOCUMENTS
The Client is entirely responsible for securing and must be in possession at all times while on a Product tour of a valid passport required for entry, departure and travel to each country or region visited or traveled through throughout the itinerary of the applicable Product tour, and for re-entry to the Client’s country of residence or departure (passport must be valid 6 months past the last date of travel with G Adventures), as well as all visas, permits and certificates including vaccination certificates, insurance policies, required for entry into all regions and participation in all parts of the Product tour itinerary. The Client accepts full responsibility for obtaining all such documents, visas and permits prior to the start of the Product tour, and is solely responsible for any adverse consequences resulting from missing or defective documentation. Client agrees that they are responsible for the full amount of any loss or expense suffered or paid by G Adventures which are a direct result of the Client’s failure to secure proper travel documentation. G Adventures does not represent or warrant the accuracy of any information or advice given by G Adventures regarding visas, vaccinations, climate, clothing, baggage, special equipment, etc. and Client agrees that G Adventures is not responsible for any errors or omissions in such information.
UK passport holders may obtain information by going to www.passport.gov.uk. Authorities in certain countries require that a passport used to enter such country remain valid for a minimum period after the date of entry to that country. Clients should therefore check from their applicable passport office before booking Product travel what the requirements are in all applicable countries. British passport holders travelling to the USA or via the USA must have either a machine-readable passport or a biometric passport, they must also be eligible to travel to the USA under the Visa Waiver Programme or apply for a visa. For more information, Clients can go to uk.usembassy.gov. It takes at least 3 weeks to get a passport and applications can take longer at certain peak times (for example, between April and September). It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible prior to Client’s intended travel.
Vaccinations: Clients should consult their National Health Service for information in respect of any recommended vaccinations required. It is the Client’s responsibility to check with their doctor to make sure that they have any recommended vaccinations or medication such as malaria tablets (and its suitability) required for their particular destinations.
14. FLEXIBILITY & UNUSED SERVICES
The Client acknowledges by booking a Product and/or agreeing to travel with G Adventures that the nature of adventure travel requires considerable flexibility and acknowledges that they will permit reasonable alterations to the Product and/or itinerary by G Adventures. The Client acknowledges their understanding that the route, schedules, itineraries, amenities and mode of transport may be subject to change without prior notice due to circumstances or events, which may include sickness or mechanical breakdown, incidents in the location where the Product will be operated, flight cancellations, strikes, events emanating from political disputes, entry or border difficulties, extreme weather and other unpredictable or unforeseeable circumstances which are beyond the reasonable control of G Adventures and that G Adventures is not liable to any Client for such changes or amendments.
G Adventures shall not be liable for or pay any discounts or refunds for missed or unused services which were missed or unused by the Client due to no fault of G Adventures, its agents, or representatives, which shall include any termination of the Client’s participation in the tour Product due to the Client’s own fault, negligence or breach of these Terms.
Changes made by G Adventures: Reasonable changes in the itinerary of any Product may be made where deemed necessary or advisable for operational reasons by G Adventures, in its’ sole discretion. If G Adventures makes a Material Change (defined as a change affecting at least one in three full tour days of the itinerary, or which materially affects the character of the Product in its entirety) to any Product, G Adventures will inform the Client(s) booked on such Product of any Material Change as soon as reasonably possible, provided that there is sufficient time before departure to properly notify all affected Clients. If a Material Change is made more than 14 days prior to departure, the affected Client may elect to:
· i) accept the Material Change and proceed with the amended Product;
· ii) book another Product of equivalent or greater value, if available (Client shall be responsible for paying any difference in price between the amended Product and the Product booked in its place);
· iii) book another Product of a lower value, if available, with a refund payable to the Client of the difference in price; or
· iv) cancel and receive a full refund of all monies paid in respect of the land-only portion of the applicable Product (and for clarity, this shall not extend to additional Products booked by the same Client which are not subject to any Material Change).
The affected Client must notify G Adventures or their travel agent of their decision within 7 days of receiving the notification of alteration, or they shall have been deemed to accept the Material Change and deemed to have agreed to the amended Product itinerary.
Once a Product tour has departed, changes to such Product’s itinerary may be necessary or advisable as a result of unforeseen circumstances or other reasons related to effective Product operation, health, safety, Client enjoyment, or Client comfort. Any such changes are at the discretion of G Adventures. G Adventures will make suitable alternative arrangements, at no extra cost to the Client, for the continuation of the Product tour and will, where appropriate, compensate the Client for the difference between the services to be supplied under the contract and those supplied. If G Adventures is unable to make arrangements as described above for reasons other than the refusal of the Client to accept such arrangements, G Adventures will, where appropriate, provide the Client with equivalent transport back to the Client’s place of departure or to another place to which the Client and G Adventures have mutually agreed. The Client acknowledges that they must have reasonable financial resources to cover incidental expenses on every Product on which they travel, whether or not they arise from a change in the itinerary or from the travel itself, and that G Adventures shall not be liable for any Client’s failure to prepare adequately for their travel and unforeseen circumstances which may arise during such travel. G Adventures will not be liable for any indirect and or consequential losses associated with any changes to a Product’s itinerary.
Changes made by the Client: Client is responsible for ensuring that information provided to G Adventures in making their booking is accurate, up-to-date, and correct. Bookings are not transferable to other Products. Any changes to the travelling Client’s name on any Product booking are subject to G Adventures’ approval. Any changes to a file will depend on availability and will be on a request basis and subject to G Adventures’ approval. Any extra costs incurred for making the change will be charged to the Client along with an administrative fee. No changes are permitted to any booking within 10 days of departure of the first Product to depart under the applicable booking.
Where the Client is prevented through reasons completely beyond such Client’s control from proceeding with a Product tour as booked the Client may, if possible, transfer his/her Product booking to a person who satisfies all the conditions applicable to the Product tour, provided that the Client gives notice to G Adventures of Client’s intention to transfer no less than 14 days before the date when departure is due to take place. Where such a transfer is made, the transferring Client and the transferee Client shall be jointly and severally liable to G Adventures for payment of the price of the Product (or, if part of the price has been paid, for payment of the balance) and for any additional costs arising from such transfer.
16. CLIENT’S ACCEPTANCE OF RISK
The Client acknowledges that the nature of Product tours is adventurous and may involve a significant amount of risk to Clients’ health and/or safety. There are dangers inherent to adventure travel generally and Client acknowledges they have considered such risks to health and safety and are willing to assume it to the full extent legally possible, by confirming their booking of such Product. The Client hereby assumes all such risk and does hereby release G Adventures and G Adventures Ltd. (collectively, for the purposes of this section, “G Adventures”) from all claims and causes of action arising from any losses, damages or injuries or death resulting from these risks inherent in travel, including adventure travel specifically, visiting foreign destinations, and participating in adventurous activities such as those included in Product itineraries. Standards of hygiene, accommodation and transport in some countries where Product tours take place are often lower than comparable standards than what the Client may reasonably expect in their home country or region.
The Client acknowledges that the degree and nature of personal risk involved depends on the nature of the Product booked, or the location(s) in which such Product is to operate, and that there may be a significant degree of personal risk involved in travel on the Product, particularly if such Product involves physical activities, travel to remote locations, carriage by watercraft, participation in “extreme sports” or other high-risk activities, or travel to countries with under-developed infrastructure. The Client acknowledges she or he has considered the potential risks, dangers and challenges in light of their own personal capabilities and needs, and expressly assumes the risks attendant to travel under such conditions. The Client acknowledges and agrees that G Adventures is not responsible for providing information or guidance to the Client with respect to local customs, weather conditions, specific safety concerns, physical challenges or laws in effect in any locations where Products are operated.
The Client must at all times strictly comply with all applicable laws and regulations of all countries and regions visited on the applicable Product tour. Should the Client fail to comply with the above or commit any illegal act when on the tour or, if in the opinion of the G Adventures (acting reasonably), the Client’s behavior is causing or is likely to cause danger, distress or material annoyance to others, G Adventures may terminate that Client’s travel arrangements on any Product immediately without any liability on G Adventures’ part and the Client will not be entitled to any refund for unused or missed services or costs incurred resulting from the termination of the travel arrangements, including, without limitation, return travel, accommodations, meals, and/or incidentals.
Clients agree that they are responsible for any costs incurred by G Adventures, G Adventures’ suppliers or G Adventures’ partners, as a result of damage, destruction, theft, or excess cleaning fees caused or occasioned by the Client while on tour. Clients agree to immediately report any pre-existing damage of this kind to staff of the accommodation, transportation service, or facility (as appropriate) and/or a G Adventures’ representative as soon as possible upon discovery by the Client.
Client agrees to take all prudent measures in relation to their own safety while on any G Adventures tour Product, including, but not limited to, the proper use of safety devices such as seatbelts, harnesses, and helmets, and obeying all posted signs and warnings in relation to Client health and safety. G Adventures, nor its Third Party Suppliers (as hereinafter defined) shall not be liable for any failure on the Client’s part to comply safety instructions or recommendations of G Adventures or its Third Party Suppliers.
Client agrees to bring any complaints regarding a Product to G Adventures as soon as possible in order to provide G Adventures with the opportunity to address such complaint properly. Client agrees to inform the Tour Leader or other designated G Adventures representative at the earliest opportunity, or to the G Adventures local Office Manager at the nearest location to the applicable Product tour, or to G Adventures’ Customer Service department directly. G Adventures assumes no liability for complaints that are not properly brought to the attention of G Adventures with sufficient notice for G Adventures to resolve or attempt to resolve any Client complaints. Any complaint made after the completion of a Product tour must be received in writing by G Adventures via its Agents or directly within 30 days of the end of the tour Product in question.
17. G ADVENTURES IS NOT LIABLE FOR ITS THIRD PARTY SUPPLIERS
G Adventures makes arrangements with accommodation providers, activity providers, airlines, cruise lines, coach companies, transfer operators, shore excursion operators, tour and local guides, and other independent parties (“Third Party Suppliers”) to provide you with the travel services and other services you purchase or which form the component parts of your product Tour. Third Party Suppliers may also engage the services of local operators and/or sub-contractors for the provision of travel services that form part of the product Tour(s). Although G Adventures takes all reasonable care in selecting Third Party Suppliers, G Adventures is unable to control Third Party Suppliers and do not supervise Third Party Suppliers and therefore cannot be responsible for their acts or omissions. The travel services and other services provided are subject to the conditions imposed by these suppliers and their liability is limited by their tariffs, conditions of carriage, tickets and vouchers and international conventions and agreements that govern the provision of their services. These may limit or exclude liability of the supplier. Client acknowledges that Third Party Suppliers operate in compliance with the applicable laws of the countries in which they operate and G Adventures does not warrant that any Third Party Supplier is in compliance with the laws of the Client’s country of residence, or any other jurisdiction.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW, G ADVENTURES IS NOT LIABLE AND WILL NOT ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY CLAIMS, LOSSES, DAMAGES, COSTS OR EXPENSES ARISING OUT OF INCONVENIENCE, LOSS OF ENJOYMENT, UPSET, DISAPPOINTMENT, DISTRESS OR FRUSTRATION, WHETHER PHYSICAL OR MENTAL, RESULTING FROM THE ACT OR OMISSION OF ANY PARTY OTHER THAN G ADVENTURES AND ITS EMPLOYEES. For clarity, neither G Adventures nor any carrier is liable for the acts or omissions, whether negligent or otherwise, of Third Party Suppliers or any independent contractors.
18. OPTIONAL EXTRAS
Optional Extras (which for the purposes of this section mean any activity, transportation, meal, or any other product or service not expressly included in the Product description or itinerary, or in the price of the Product) do not form part of the tour or Product. Client agrees that any assistance given by G Adventures’ Tour Leaders or other G Adventures’ representative in arranging, selecting, or booking, any Optional Extras is purely at the request of the Client, and G Adventures makes no warranties regarding such information and expressly disclaims any liability whatsoever arising from any Optional Extras or participation thereon by any Client, or any information provided by any G Adventures representative or Tour Leader regarding any Optional Extras. Accordingly, the Client hereby releases G Adventures from all claims and causes of action arising from any damages, loss of enjoyment, inconvenience, or injuries related to or arising from participation in or booking of Optional Extras.
The Vessel used in Expedition Trips carries onboard service providers, which may include medical staff, spa personnel, entertainers, etc. who operate as independent contractors. Their services and products are charged as optional extras. Neither G Adventures nor the Carrier is responsible for their performance or products. These contractors contract directly with the Client for their services. Neither G Adventures nor the Carrier is responsible for any such person's acts or omissions in providing goods or services to the Client.
Shore Excursions on Expedition Trips are subject to their own set of Terms and Conditions, separate and apart from these Terms, and may be reserved after an Expedition Trip has been booked and confirmed. All Clients must ensure that they are fit and healthy to undertake Shore Excursions.
Any Client using such services or activities shall be deemed to agree and consent that any liability for any loss, damages, death, personal injury, illness, emotional distress, mental suffering or psychological injury or loss of or damage to property shall be the sole responsibility of the provider of such service or activity.
G Adventures and G Adventures Ltd. (collectively, for the purposes of this section, “G Adventures”) are not responsible for any damages, expenses, losses, or claims which are attributable to the fault of any Client, the unforeseeable or unavoidable act or omission of a third party unconnected with the provision of any services that form any part of the Product(s), or a force majeure event (as herein defined).
G Adventures shall have no liability for loss, theft of or damage to baggage or personal effects of Clients while participating in a Product tour. Clients should not leave personal belongings unattended in any public areas, on board any mode of transportation, or elsewhere, and are responsible at all times for their own effects and belongings. G Adventures cannot accept responsibility for and in no event shall be liable for loss or damage of valuables or other articles left in or on facilities used by G Adventures such as hotels, homestays, vessels, expedition vehicles, or any other mode of transportation.
In the event that any loss, death, injury or illness is caused by the negligent acts and/or omissions of G Adventures or of the third-party suppliers of any services which form part of the Contract then G Adventures limits its liability, where applicable by all applicable International Conventions.
Carriage of Clients and their luggage by sea is governed by the Athens Convention which is expressly incorporated into these Terms & Conditions and any liability of G Adventures and/or the Carrier for death or personal injury or for loss or damage to luggage arising out of carriage by sea shall be determined solely in accordance with this Convention. The Athens Convention limits the Carrier’s liability for death or personal injury or loss or damage to luggage and makes special provision for valuables. It presumes that luggage has been delivered undamaged to the Guest unless written notice is given to G Adventures and/or the Carrier.
· (a) in the case of apparent damage, before or at the time of disembarkation or redelivery; or
· (b) in the case of damage which is not apparent or of loss, within 15 days from the date of disembarkation or redelivery or from the time when such redelivery should have taken place.
Any damage payable by G Adventures up to the Athens Convention limits shall be reduced in proportion to any contributory negligence by the Client and by the maximum deductible specified in Article 8 (4) of the Athens Convention. Copies of the Athens Convention are available from G Adventures on request.
In so far as G Adventures may be liable to a Client in respect of claims arising out of carriage by sea, G Adventures shall be entitled to all the rights, defenses, immunities and limitations available, respectively, to the actual carrier and under the relevant Conventions, and nothing in these Terms shall be deemed as a surrender thereof. To the extent that any provision in these Terms is made null and void by the Athens Convention or any legislation compulsorily applicable or is otherwise unenforceable, it shall be void to that extent but not further. G Adventures’ liability will not at any time exceed that of the carrier under its Conditions of Carriage and/or applicable or incorporated conventions or other legislation. Any liability in respect of death and personal injury and loss of and damage to luggage which G Adventures may incur to the Client, whether under the contract with the Client in accordance with these Terms or otherwise, shall always be subject to the limits of liability contained in the Athens Convention for death/personal injury.
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary elsewhere in these Terms, G Adventures shall not in any circumstances be liable to Clients for any loss or anticipated loss of profit, loss of enjoyment, loss of revenue, loss of use, loss of contract or other opportunity nor for any other consequential or indirect loss or damage of a similar nature.
For claims not involving personal injury, death or illness or which are not subject to the Conventions referred to above, any liability G Adventures may incur for the negligent acts and/or omissions of its suppliers shall be limited to a maximum of the price which the Client paid for the Product, not including insurance premiums and administration charges. Where this relates to loss of and/or damage to luggage and/or other personal possessions then G Adventures liability will not exceed $1,000. G Adventures will not at any time be liable for any loss of or damage to valuables of any nature. The Client agrees that they shall be precluded from making a double recovery by making the same claims and seeking recovery against G Adventures and its suppliers, contractors or other third parties.
20. FORCE MAJEURE
G Adventures shall not be liable in any way to the Client for death, bodily injury, illness, damage, delay or other loss or detriment to person or property, or financial costs both direct and indirect incurred, or for G Adventures failure to commence, perform and/ or complete any duty owed to the Client if such death, delay, bodily injury (including emotional distress or injury), illness, damage or other loss or detriment to person or property is caused by Act of God, war or war like operations, mechanical breakdowns, terrorist activities or threat thereof, civil commotions, labor difficulties, interference by authorities, political disturbance, howsoever and where so ever any of the same may arise or be caused, riot, insurrection and government restraint, fire, extreme weather or any other cause whatsoever beyond the reasonable control of G Adventures; or an event which G Adventures or the supplier of services, even with all due care, could not foresee.
21. IMAGES AND MARKETING
The Client agrees that while participating in any G Adventures Product tour (including, without limitation, Group/Independent travel, Expedition Trips, and other tour product) images, photos or videos may be taken by other Clients and/or G Adventures representatives or Tour Leaders that may contain or feature the Client in part or in whole. The Client acknowledges that they consent to any such pictures being taken and agree that Client hereby grants a perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide, irrevocable license to G Adventures, its affiliates and assigns, to reproduce for any purpose whatsoever (including marketing and promotions), in any medium whatsoever, whether currently known or hereinafter devised, without any further obligation to the Client or compensation payable to such Client.
In the event that any term or condition contained herein is unenforceable or void by operation of law or as being against public policy or for any other reason then such term or condition shall be deemed to be severed from these Terms or amended accordingly only to such extent necessary to allow all remaining terms and conditions hereof to survive and continue as binding. If any provision of these Terms is found to be so broad as to be unenforceable, such provision shall be interpreted to be only so broad as is enforceable. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision hereof shall in no way affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision.
24. CONTRACT PARTIES & SUCCESSORS
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Your booking contract is with G Adventures Limited. (herein, “G Adventures Ltd.”), an authorized agent of G Adventures, which exists under, and is pursuant to, the laws of the United Kingdom with its registered office being 60 Bastwick Street, London, UK, EC1. G Adventures Ltd’s ATOL Number is 10808. G Adventures Ltd. is a member of ABTA Limited, with member number Y6125.
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25. APPLICABLE LAW & ABTA ARBITRATION SCHEMEM
The Contract and these Terms and Conditions are subject to the laws of the United Kingdom and all Clients submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in London, United Kingdom for the resolution of any dispute under these Terms or concerning a Product.
We are obliged to maintain a high standard of service to you by ABTA's Code of Conduct. For further information about ABTA, the Code of Conduct and the arbitration scheme available to you if you have a complaint or dispute arising out of your contract with G Adventures Ltd. contact ABTA at 30 Park Street, London, SE1 9EQ or see www.abta.com. The arbitration scheme is arranged by ABTA and administered by the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) independently. It is a simple and inexpensive method of arbitration on documents alone with restricted liability on you for costs. The upper limit on claims is £5,000 per person and £25,000 per booking form. The scheme does not apply to claims which are solely in respect of physical injury or illness or their consequences. It can, however deal with claims which include an element of minor injury or illness subject to a limit of £1,500 on the amount the arbitrator can award per person in respect of this element. Your request for arbitration must be received by ABTA within eighteen months of the date of return from holiday. For injury and illness claims, you can request the ABTA Mediation Procedure and G Adventures Ltd. has the option to agree to mediation. Further information on the Code and ABTA’s assistance in resolving disputes can be found on www.abta.com
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Price does not include airfare (to the Trip start & from the end location)
Trip Price may include accommodation, transport/transfer, activities, services of a professional guide & more. (Please refer to the include/excludes section for details)
Tour packages spare you the hassles of trip planning, a la carte booking, organizing and managing the logistics at a foreign location.
As travellers arrive throughout the day, there are no planned activities until the welcome meeting in the evening.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Depart Cancún and head to the famous Mayan ruins of Chichén Itzá for a guided tour. Spend time exploring this famous site, known for its huge stepped pyramids and elaborate stone carvings.
Continue on to Mérida, the capital of the Yucatán State, and take a short orientation walk. Also known as la ciudad blanca (the white city), Mérida offers the ideal opportunity to learn about Mexico's fascinating mix of cultural influences.
Chichén Itzá Guided Tour
First-class buses in Mexico have toilets on board and very strong air-conditioning. Bring a sweater.
Private Vehicle (2.00-2.50 hours, 190km)
First-class buses in Mexico have toilets on board and very strong air-conditioning. Bring a sweater.
Private Vehicle (1.25-2.00 hours, 130km)
The area surrounding Mérida has tons to offer. Choose to visit nearby cenotes (water sink holes) in the town of Cuzamá. Inside, swim in the massive crystal-clear sinkholes. Transportation to the cenotes is half the fun, taking small wooden horse-drawn carts along old rail tracks.
Opt to visit ruins in Uxmal, ride the PUUC Route or go bird-watching. There's something for everyone.
After a long day of travel, arrive to Palenque. Enjoy a 2-night stay inside the national park in a jungle lodge. The lodge is quite close to the town, the ruins and the museum and offers a restaurant and bar on the grounds.
First-class buses in Mexico have toilets on board and very strong air-conditioning. Bring a sweater.
First-class bus (9.00-10.00 hours, 620km)
Enjoy a guided tour of the Mayan ruins of Palenque. After, go for a swim in the pristine turquoise waters of Roberto Barrios waterfall.
Palenque Ruins Guided Tour
Roberto Barrios Waterfalls
Continue out of the jungle to San Crístóbal De Las Casas, located in a high mountain valley at 2110m (6921 ft). Enjoy an orientation walk of the city, known for its 16th century architecture.
Private Vehicle (7.50 hour(s), 350km)
Opt to visit nearby indigenous Mayan villages to see their unique day-to-day life or journey to beautiful Sumidero Canyon for a relaxing boat ride.
The first stop in Guatemala is on beautiful Lake Atitlán. Stay in Panajachel, a lakeshore town surrounded by spectacular volcanoes and small villages. There are plenty of opportunities to visit the villages on the lake by boat, departing in the mornings and returning in late afternoon.
Border Crossing (Mexico - Guatemala)
Private Vehicle (10.00-12.00 hours, 380km)
Take a boat tour around Lake Atitlán to local indigenous villages including a lunch at a G Adventures-supported Mayan community project. Opt to visit the Sololá Sunday market.
Lake Atitlán Boat Ride and Community Visit
With so much to do in this charming colonial city, we highly recommend booking post accommodation. Optional activities for the area include a city tour, salsa dancing classes or relaxing with a massage. Further afield you can rent bikes and ride through the hills, visit a macadamia nut farm or check out some nearby villages.
Private Vehicle (2.50-3.50 hours, 80km)
Enjoy a free day exploring this charming colonial city.
This colonial town has much to offer— opt to visit the museums or cafés, attend a chocolate workshop, visit a local coffee plantation or macadamia nut farm or explore the nearby towns by bike.
In the morning travel to Rio Dulce, a charming town named after the river on which it's located. Arrive in the late afternoon and start exploring.
Take a stroll through the market located in the city centre or enjoy a swim in the hotel pool.
Private Vehicle (6.00-7.50 hours, 315km)
Take a stroll in the market located in the city centre or visit Castillo de San Felipe which was a fort used to defend the town from pirates. You also have the option to rent a canoe and peacefully navigate the river. Visit the natural hot waterfall that makes this town famous.
With flexibility on start time today, the group may enjoy some extra time in Rio Dulce or extra time upon arrival in Flores. There may be options for stops along the route.
Enjoy a guided tour of the nearby Mayan ruins of Tikal. In the afternoon, opt to relax on the lake or hang out at the cafés in town.
Tikal Ruins Guided Tour
Enjoy the ride out to Tikal and return the same way in the afternoon (1-1.5 hrs one way).
Private Vehicle (1.00-1.50 hours, 64km)
Cross the border into Belize. The relaxed atmosphere of San Ignacio allows for options including horseback riding, canoeing, caving, or exploring the Mountain Pine Ridge area.
Border Crossing (Guatemala - Belize)
Private Vehicle (2.00-3.00 hours, 95km)
Private Vehicle (0.50-0.75 hours, 13km)
Enjoy a free day to explore. Opt to check out nearby caves, some more Mayan sites or a local conservation project.
Caye Caulker is a relaxed and easy going island with friendly and welcoming local residents. There are dozens of activities around the island and surrounding coral reefs. Try your hand at fishing and barbecue your catch on the beach.
Belize Bike with Purpose Tour
Local bus (3.00-4.00 hours, 123km)
Water taxi (0.75-1.00 hours, 39km)
If the boats aren't your thing, just relax, Belizean-style.
Want to head north to Mexico? Add on the 'Playa del Carmen Express' and travel to Playa del Carmen on the departure day with a CEO (hotel night in Playa included). Board a boat in Caye Caulker and transfer to Chetumal, Mexico. From there take a public bus to Playa del Carmen. The Express will leave Caye Caulker at 6:30am and will arrive in Playa del Carmen around 5:30pm.
This trip finishes on Caye Caulker, which is located 1 hr by water taxi from Belize city (an additional 30 min by taxi to the airport). There are frequent ferry departures between 7:30am and 5pm. You can purchase your return ferry ticket easily once you get to Caye Caulker.
The overall tour is excellent. In 3 short weeks, "Mayan Adventure" gave me a real sense of what Mexico, Guatemala and Belize are all about. A great overview trip.
I am quite surprised with the degree of logistics and organizational skills that must have been needed to put all things together for this trip. It was well-prepared and put together!
My trip was spectacular! I truly enjoyed being able to visit such amazing countries, while at the same time getting to know the cultures better, and do so many fun things!
It was a very good and interesting trip - thank you!
It was a good tour. We visited and saw a lot of things. It was nice that there were so many things to see. We are glad that we joined the tour.
I loved the tour. Great itinerary, great people, great places, great adventure.
The tour was amazing, it showed us all the aspects of living in Mexico, Guatemala and Belize.
The experienced was great. It included a big range of different kind of adventures.
We found the tour to be what we anticipated, and there were some experiences which easily surpassed our expectations, such as the ATM cave excursion out of San Ignacio in Belize.
The Mayan Adventure was an excellent package! We had the opportunity to see some of the great Mayan ruins, visit some wonderful countries, and meet some great people.
Trip Name: Mayan Adventure
From Price: 2422
Trip Code: 126320