Mexico, Guatemala & Belize

11 Days Mexico, Guatemala & Belize itinerary

Overview

Day 1: Cancun Airport > Playa del Carmen
Day 2: Cozumel
Day 3: Playa del Carmen > Chetumal
Day 4: Chetumal > Flores
Day 5: Tikal
Day 6: Flores > Caye Caulker
Day 7-8: Caye Caulker
Day 9: Caye Caulker > Tulum
Day 10: Tulum
Day 11: Tulum > Cancun Airport


Detailed Mexico, Guatemala & Belize Itinerary

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Day 1: Cancun Airport > Playa del Carmen

Distance: Drive (56km – 0h:45m)
Highlights: Relax and enjoy Mexican food at touristy Playa del Carmen.
Stay: Hostal MX 5th Avenue

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Day 2: Cozumel

Distance: Around Playa del Carmen
Highlights: Full day discovering Playa del Carmen surroundings (Dive in Cozumel, Cenotes, Beaches, etc.).
Stay: Hostal MX 5th Avenue

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Day 3: Playa del Carmen > Chetumal

Distance: Drive (320km – 4h:00m)
Highlights: Make sure to stop and spend some time at Laguna Bacalar on your way to Chetumal.
Stay: Hostelito Chetumal

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Day 4: Chetumal > Flores

Distance: Bus (350km – 6h:00m)
Highlights: Reach Guatemala through Belize and spend the afternoon in Flores island.
Stay: Hotel Villa del Lago

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Day 5: Tikal

Distance: Bus (128km – 2h:30m)
Highlights: Full day discovering Tikal National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site.
Stay: Hotel Villa del Lago

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Day 6: Flores > Caye Caulker

Distance: Bus (220km – 3h:30m) + Fast Ferry (35km – 0h:45m)
Highlights: Indulge yourself with grilled Lobster for dinner at Reina’s.
Stay: Hummingbirds Cabins

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Day 7-8: Caye Caulker

Distance: Excursion around Caye Caulker
Highlights: Experience the island’s wonders an fun (Blue Hole, The Split, Shark Ray Alley, etc.).
Stay: Hummingbirds Cabins

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Day 9: Caye Caulker > Tulum

Distance: Fast Ferry (118km – 3h:00m) + Drive (249km – 3h:00m)
Highlights: Enjoy Tulum nightlife
Stay: Casa de Piedra Tulum

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Day 10: Tulum

Distance: Around Tulum
Highlights: Visit the Maya archaeological site, cenotes and beaches around.
Stay: Casa de Piedra Tulum

Day 11: Tulum > Cancun Airport

Distance: Drive (118km – 1h:35m)

 

 

Indonesia

3 weeks Indonesia itinerary (Lombok-Bali-Java)

Overview

Day 1-2: Denpasar > Padang Bai > Bangsal > Mount Rinjani National Park
Day 3: Mount Rinjani National Park
Day 4: Mount Rinjani National Park > Mawun Beach
Day 5-6: South Lombok beaches
Day 7: Sekotong and The Other Gilis
Day 8: Sekotong > Senggigi > Bangsal > Padang Bai > Munduk
Day 9-10: Munduk
Day 11: Munduk > Pemuteran
Day 12-13: West Bali National Park
Day 14: West Bali National Park >Banyuwangi > Surabaya
Day 15:Surabaya > Semarang > Jepara
Day 16-19: Karimunjawa
Day 20: Karimunjawa > Jepara >Semarang > Jakarta
Day 21: Jakarta


Detailed Indonesia Itinerary

Day 1-2: Denpasar > Padang Bai > Bangsal > Mount Rinjani National Park

Distance: Taxi (56km – 1h:15m) + Fast Ferry (70km – 2h:00m) + Drive (58km – 1h:30m)
Highlights: Explore Padang Bai before early morning Ferry departure. Selfdrive Rental Car at Bangsal Harbour with https://www.carrentallombok.com/.
Stay: OK Divers Resort & Spa

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Day 3: Mount Rinjani National Park

Distance: Hike around the National Park
Highlights: Mount Rinjani, Waterfalls and enjoy Sunrise/Sunset.
Stay: Rinjani Lodge

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Day 4: Mount Rinjani National Park > Mawun Beach

Distance: Drive (140km – 3h:45m)
Highlights: Cross the National Park through rural villages until reach South Lombok.
Stay: Mawun Raya

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Day 5-6: South Lombok beaches

Distance: Drive (55km – 1h:45m)
Highlights: Explore the best beaches in South Lombok; Pantai Mawun, Pantai Tanjung Aan, Selong Belanak Beach, etc.
Stay: Mawun Raya

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Day 7: Sekotong and The Other Gilis

Distance: Drive from Mawun (51km – 1h:30m)
Highlights: Full day discovering the lesser known Gili islands around Sekotong region.
Stay: The Suites

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Day 8: Sekotong > Senggigi > Bangsal > Padang Bai > Munduk

Distance: Drive (69km – 1h:45m) + Fast Ferry (70km – 2h:00m) + Taxi (100km – 2h:45m)
Highlights: Day on the road from Lombok to Munduk (Bali).
Stay: Villa Sande

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Day 9-10: Munduk

Distance: Rent a Motorbike
Highlights: Enjoy rice fields, waterfalls and coffee plantations away from the crowds in Ubud and south Bali.
Stay: Villa Sande

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Day 11: Munduk > Pemuteran

Distance: Taxi (53km – 1h:15m)
Highlights: Stop in Pemuteran on your way to the West Bali National Park. Snorkel at Biorock Project, beach walks around the small fishing village, local food at Warung D’BUCU.
Stay: Taman Sari

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Day 12-13: West Bali National Park

Distance: Taxi (18km – 0h:25m) + Boat (3km – 0h:20m)
Highlights: Relax in paradise; pristine beaches, abundant wildlife and an amazing wall diving.
Stay: NusaBay Menjangan

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Day 14: West Bali National Park >Banyuwangi > Surabaya

Distance: Boat (3Km – 0h:20m) + Taxi (16km – 0h:25m) + Ferry (3km – 0h:45m) + Train (315km – 6h:00m)
Highlights: Long day travelling from Bali to Surabaya (Java).
Stay: JW Marriott Surabaya

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Day 15:Surabaya > Semarang > Jepara

Distance: Train (310km – 3h:20m) + Taxi (77km – 1h:40m)
Highlights: Walk around Surabaya before the next train to Semarang departs. Highlights; Chinatown Fish market, Arab Quarter, House of Sampoerna, etc.
Stay: Jepara Marina Beach

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Day 16-19: Karimunjawa

Distance: From Jepara Fast Ferry (200km – 2h:00m)
Highlights: Relax in Karimunjawa Archipelago, a delight between Java and Borneo.
Stay: The Happinezz Hills

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Day 20: Karimunjawa > Jepara >Semarang > Jakarta

Distance: Fast Ferry (200km – 2h:00m) + Taxi (77km – 1h:40m) + Train (420km – 6h:00m)
Highlights: Walk around Semarang before the next train to Jakarta.
Stay: Holiday Inn & Suites Jakarta Gajah Mada

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Day 21: Jakarta

Distance: Walking and Uber
Highlights: Wander the streets of Jakarta.

Oman

10 days Oman itinerary 

Overview

Day 1: Daymaniyat Islands Nature Reserve
Day 2-3: Bandar Al Khairan
Day 4: Bandar Al Khairan > Ras al Jinz Turtle Reserve
Day 5: Ras al Jinz Turtle Reserve > Sharqiya Sands
Day 6: Sharqiya Sands > Jebel Shams
Day 7: Jebel Shams > Muscat
Day 8-10: Muscat and around

 


Detailed Oman Itinerary

_DSC0196Day 1: Daymaniyat Islands Nature Reserve

Distance: Boat (18km – 0h:45m)
Highlights: Full day diving around the beautiful Daymaniyat Islands.
Stay: Muscat Hills

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Day 2-3: Bandar Al Khairan

Distance: Drive (35km – 0h:30m)
Highlights: Dive, snorkel and relax around Bandar Al Khairan scenic area.
Stay: Muscat Hills

_DSC0329Day 4: Bandar Al Khairan > Ras al Jinz Turtle Reserve

Distance: Drive (245km – 3h:00m)
Highlights: Stop at Bimmah Sinkhole and Wadi Shab on your way to the Turtle Reserve. Visit the reserve at dawn and sunrise.
Stay: Ras Al Jinz

_DSC0380Day 5: Ras al Jinz Turtle Reserve > Sharqiya Sands

Distance: Drive (180km – 2h:40m)
Highlights: Visit the city of Sur and Wadi Bani before reach the Dunes. Make sure to arrive 1 or 2 hours before sunset.
Stay: Sama Al Wasil Desert Camp

_DSC0423Day 6: Sharqiya Sands > Jebel Shams

Distance: Drive (328km – 6h:00m)
Highlights: Detour to visit Nizwa and Bahla Forts. Spend the afternoon around Jebel Shams.
Stay: The View

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Day 7: Jebel Shams > Muscat

Distance: Drive (200km – 4h:30m)
Highlights: Enjoy an Epic Off Road drive crossing the Al Hajar Mountains.
Stay: Hilton Garden Inn Muscat

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Day 8-10: Muscat and around

Distance: –
Highlights: Relax in the capital of the Sultanate (Mutrah Corniche, Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Al Bustan Beach, Qurum Beach, etc).
Stay: Hilton Garden Inn Muscat

Borneo

11 days trip around Sabah, Borneo

Overview

Day 1: Singapore > Kota Kinabalu
Day 2 – 4: Manukan Island (Open Water Diver)
Day 5: Sepilok
Day 6: Kinabatangan
Day 7: Kinabatangan > Tip of Borneo
Day 8: Tip of Borneo
Day 9: Tip of Borneo > Kota Belud
Day 10: Kota Belud > Kota Kinabalu
Day 11: Kota Kinabalu > Istanbul

Open Water Diver: Manukan Island Stay & PADI Open Water Course
Rental Car: BKE BORNEO KINABALU ELEGANT TOURS & RENT A CAR SDN BHD


Detailed Itinerary around Sabah (Borneo)

DSC-0214.jpgDay 1: Singapore > Kota Kinabalu

Distance: Walking distance + Flight (1.455km – 2h:20m)
Highlights: Visit Singapore’s highlights (Jalan Besar, Gardens by de Bay, Marina Bay Sands, Merlion Patk, Chinatown, Little India, etc)
Stay: Adventure Lodge

DSC-0240.jpgDay 2 – 4: Manukan Island (Open Water Diver)

Distance: Walking distance + Ferry
Highlights: Spend 3 days completing a Padi Open Water Course and relaxing around the beautiful Tunku Abdul Rahman National Marine Park.
Stay:Manukan Island Resort

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Distance: Drive (312km – 5h:30m)
Highlights: Enjoy the scenic drive to Sepilok passing through Majestic Mount Kinabalu. Meet the Orangutans at Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre.
Stay:Sepilok Forest Edge Resort

DSC-0320.jpgDay 6: Kinabatangan

Distance: Drive (110km – 1h:45m)
Highlights: Cruise along the Kinabatangan River for exciting wildlife encounters.
Stay: Sukau Rainforest Lodge

DSC-0069.jpgDay 7: Kinabatangan > Tip of Borneo

Distance: Drive (410km – 6h:50m)
Highlights: Go in search for wild Bornean Pygmy Elephants around the Kinabatangan River and visit the Gomantong Caves.
Stay:Hibiscus Villa Borneo

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Distance: Walking Distance
Highlights: Full day chilling in and around Hibiscus Villa (including snorkeling at the private beach).
Stay: Hibiscus Villa Borneo

DSC-0115.jpgDay 9: Tip of Borneo > Kota Belud

Distance: Drive (132km – 2h:15m) + Ferry (2km – 0h:20m)
Highlights: Overnight at Big Fin Divers Resort for spectacular views from your room. Dive around their dive sites for the chance to spot Sharks and Rays.
Stay:Big Fin Divers Resort

IMG-8241.JPGDay 10: Kota Belud > Kota Kinabalu

Distance: Drive (66km – 1h:15m)
Highlights: Explore the city of KK (Filipino and Sunday Markets, Kota Kinabalu City Mosque, etc)
Stay:Imago KK Times Square

DSC-0163.jpgDay 11: Kota Kinabalu > Istanbul

Distance: Flight to Singapore (1.455km – 2h:20m) + Flight (8.642km – 11h:15m)
Highlights: Long stopover at Istanbul (Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Galata bridge, Grand Bazaar, etc)
Stay: Night in the flight back

 

 

 

Seychelles

8 day trip to Seychelles

Overview

Day 1: Mahé > La Digue
Day 2: La Digue
Day 3: La Digue > Praslin
Day 4: Praslin
Day 5: Praslin > Mahé
Day 6: Mahé
Day 7: Mahé
Day 8: Mahé
Seychelles Ferry: Cat Cocos
Rental Car in Praslin and Mahe: The easier way is through the accommodations.
Rent a bike to move around La Digue


Detailed Seychelles Itinerary

temporary (22).jpgDay 1: Mahe > La Digue

Distance: Ferry (1h:30m)
Highlights: Visit Anse Source d’Argent Beach and Union State Farm.
Stay: Cabanes des Anges

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Distance: –
Highlights: Morning hike to the Nid d’Aigle, the highest point on La Digue (333m). Spend the afternoon discovering the beautiful lesser known Grand Anse, Petite Anse and Anse Cocos beaches.
Stay: Cabanes des Anges

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Distance: Ferry (0h:15m) + Drive (22km – 0h:45m)
Highlights: Last morning enjoying La Digue. Early dinner in the amazing Les Rochers Restaurant in Praslin.
Stay: Hirondelle

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Distance: Drive (33km – 1h:00m)
Highlights: Morning visit to the Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve to spot the Coco de Mer. Hike to the beautiful Anse Georgette.
Stay: Hirondelle

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Distance: Ferry (1h:00m) + Drive (39km – 1h:15m)
Highlights: Visit the famous Anse Lazio before leaving to Mahé. Once in he big Island discover the southern beaches of Takamaka and Intendance before arriving to Anse Soleil.
Stay: Anse Soleil Beachcomber

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Distance: Drive (62km – 2h:00m)
Highlights: Drive to the Seychelles Factory Tea in the middle of the lush mountain forest and enjoy amazing view points. Spend the afternoon snorkeling or diving in the Baie Ternay Marine National Park and the Port Launay Marine Park.
Stay: Anse Soleil Beachcomber

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Distance: Drive (65km – 2h:10m)
Highlights: Hike the amazing Anse Major Trail. Dinner at Le Grand Maison in the east coast.
Stay: Anse Soleil Beachcomber

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Distance: Drive (40km – 1h:10m)
Highlights: Visit the Jardin Du Roi Spice Garden and Victoria, the smallest capital city in the world.

Cuba

Road Trip around Cuba

Overview

Day 1: Havana
Day 2: Havana
Day 3: Havana > Viñales
Day 4: Viñales > Cayo Jutias > Viñales
Day 5: Viñales > Trinidad
Day 6: Trinidad
Day 7: Trinidad > Cayo Guillermo
Day 8: Cayo Guillermo
Day 9: Cayo Guillermo > Havana
Day 10: Havana

Rental Car: Transtur – Car Rental in Cuba


Detailed Itinerary around Cuba

DSC-0312.jpgDay 1: Havana

Distance: Walking distance
Highlights: Lose yourself around Old Havana streets.
Stay: Posada 1930

 

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Distance: Walking distance
Highlights: Discover the real Havana in Centro Habana neighborhood (Callejón de Hamel, Malecon, Fábrica de Tabaco Partagas and more).
Stay: Posada 1930

 

IMG-3605.jpgDay 3: Havana > Viñales

Distance: Drive (190km – 2h:40m)
Highlights: Alejandro Robaina Tobacco Plantation, lunch at Pinar del Rio and Viñales Valley.
Stay: Casa el Porry

 

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Distance: Drive (108km – 2h:30m)
Highlights: Early morning visit to “la cueva del indio” and full day enjoying the beautiful Cayo jutías.
Stay: Casa el Porry

 

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Distance: Drive (490km – 6h:10m)
Highlights: Visit Cienaga Zapata National Park on your way to Trinidad to meet the Cuban Crocodile. Stop for lunch at “Cueva de los Peces” and enjoy snorkeling in the crystal clear water at “Bahía de Cochinos”.
Stay: Hostal Casa Font

 

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Distance: Drive (26km – 0h:40m)
Highlights: Spend the morning at La Batea Beach in the road between La Boca village and Playa Ancón. During the afternoon discover the Colonial city of Trinidad.
Stay:  Hostal Casa Font

 

FullSizeRender 8.jpgDay 7: Trinidad > Cayo Guillermo

Distance: Drive (265km – 4h:00m)
Highlights: Enjoy the scenic drive to the “Jardines del Rey” and spend the afternoon chilling at Cayo Guillermo.
Stay: Sercotel Club Cayo Guillermo

 

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Distance: Drive (15km – 0h:20m)
Highlights: Drive to the spectacular Playa Pilar and hire a boat to “Cayo Media Luna” for an amazing snorkeling. Meet the flamingos before sunset at “Laguna Flamingos”.
Stay: Sercotel Club Cayo Guillermo

 

FullSizeRender 2.jpgDay 9: Cayo Guillermo > Havana

Distance: Drive (545km – 6h:20m)
Highlights: Relax on the beach during the morning before the long drive back to La Habana.
Stay: Posada 1930

 

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Distance: Walking distance
Highlights: Last day in Cuba before the flight back home.

 

Fiji

A week in the Yasawas – Fiji

Overview

Day 1: Nadi > Waya Island
Day 2: Waya Island
Day 3: Waya Island > Nanuya Lailai Island
Day 4: Nanuya Lailai Island
Day 5: Nanuya Lailai Island > Nacula Island
Day 6: Nacula Island
Day 7: Nacula Island > Nadi

Fiji Island Hopping : Bula Pass


Detailed Fiji Itinerary

IMG-5369.jpgDay 1: Nadi > Waya Island

Distance: Ferry (2h:30m)
Highlights: Relax on the beach, snorkel, dive or kayak.
Stay: Octopus Resort Fiji

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Distance: –
Highlights: Enjoy a morning hike to the highest point of Waya Island. Visit the beach connecting Waya Island and Wayasewa Island. Visit the village and attend a Kava ceremony.
Stay: Octopus Resort Fiji

IMG-5404.jpgDay 3: Waya Island > Nanuya Lailai Island

Distance: Ferry (2h:30m)
Highlights: Relax, kayak and snorkelling in the famous Blue Lagoon Beach.
Stay: Nanuya Island Resort

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Distance: –
Highlights: Go for a walk over the Island for a great views and make sure to stop at Lo’s Tea House.
Stay: Nanuya Island Resort

IMG-5394.jpgDay 5: Nanuya Lailai Island > Nacula Island

Distance: Ferry (0h:30m)
Highlights: Spend the day relaxing at the beach, kayaking, snorkelling or diving.
Stay: Blue Lagoon Beach Resort

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Distance: –
Highlights: Explore Sawailau Caves and visit a local village.
Stay: Blue Lagoon Beach Resort

IMG-5413.jpgDay 7: Nacula Island > Nadi

Distance: Ferry (4h:30m)
Highlights: Last day in paradise. Enjoy the beach before the ferry back to Nadi. Once in Nadi visit Sri Siva Subramaniya before the flight back.