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Mexico and Central America

Escape those winter blues and travel south of the border for an overland camping holiday you'll never forget! Green Tortoise Mexico and Central American alternative bus tours range from one week to one month, with destinations in Baja, mainland Mexico, the Mayan Peninsula, and Central America.

Green Tortoise adventure bus tours - Baja Mexico

Baja Beach Daze – 9 or 15 Days

Ride our alternative bus our private Baja beach camp, where you can watch leaping dolphins and soaring manta rays! Savor an authentic fish taco and a margarita on the way in Ensenada. Join us for a 15-day expedition for even more remote beaches, whale watching, and Baja culture!

Gold Coast Loop Adventure Bus Tours - Baja Mexico

Gold Coast Loop – 15 Days

This unique Mexican backpacker adventure explores both the rugged Baja peninsula and mainland Mexico! Camp at our private Baja beach nestled between the mountains and the Sea. Cross the Sea of Cortez by ferry, then crawl through mainland Mexico on our alternative bus as we stop at beaches and take a scenic train ride through majestic Copper Canyon.

Green Tortoise adventure bus tours - Sandy beach

Caribbean Cruiser Mayan Adventure – 7 Days

Week one of our Mayan holiday in paradise begins in Cancun. Explore stunning ruins in Chichen-Itza on the Equinox and observe the biological diversity of Rio Lagartos. Let Mayan culture cast a spell over you at Uxmal and take a cool plunge in Cenote Dzitnup. Delve into the coastal ruins of Tulum and savor a long day on its broad white beaches.

Green Tortoise adventure bus tours - Jungle Waterfall

Jungle Boogie Mayan Adventure – 7 Days

Week two of our Mayan adventure bus tour begins with the beachside ruins of Tulum, followed by the ruins Palenque. Spend a day and exploring the glittering blue cascades of Agua Azul, and ponder the beautiful waterfall and giant cascading jungle pool at Misol Ha. Explore the Temple of the Masks among the wooded ruins of Kohunlich.

Green Tortoise adventure bus tours - Mayan Temple

Pyramids and Playas – 14 Days

Our Pyramids and Playas adventure bus trek promises to inspire the archeologist inside of you, while offering the tranquility of white-sand beaches and starry nights! This two-week backpacker adventure explores the ancient temples and lush jungle waterfalls of the Mayan peninsula, including Belize and Guatemala.

Green Tortoise adventure bus tours - Hot spring

Southern Migration – 28 Days

Join us for the most unique adventure bus experience in mainland Mexico! Our overland Mexican holiday literally starts with a bang at the national fair of pyrotechnics in Tultepec. Festivities and lazy days on the beach are balanced with a train ride through the majestic Copper Canyon. This relaxed camping trek includes the best Mexico has to offer!

Green Tortoise adventure bus tours - Sandy Beaches

Tropical Trek Mayan Adventure – 14 Days

Can't decide which of our week-long Mayan adventure bus tours is for you? Combine them for the ultimate Central American trek! Spend two weeks exploring the best of the Yucatan peninsula, including Mayan ruins, cascading waterfalls, white-sand beaches and starry nights!