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Guatemala Highlights Of Guatemala

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Discover Guatemala and the Mayan Culture with this unique eight-day tour. Stroll the cobblestone streets of Antigua, the most charming colonial town of Central America; enjoy a boat ride on the stunning Lake Atitlan; experience the Chichicastenango Mayan market then trek deep into the jungle to discover the most fascinating old Mayan cities - Yaxha at sunset and Tikal at s...

Discover Guatemala and the Mayan Culture with this unique eight-day tour. Stroll the cobblestone streets of Antigua, the most charming colonial town of Central America; enjoy a boat ride on the stunning Lake Atitlan; experience the Chichicastenango Mayan market then trek deep into the jungle to discover the most fascinating old Mayan cities - Yaxha at sunset and Tikal at sunrise.

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Customizable tour itinerary

This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Arrival in Guatemala

Your holiday begins...
• Our driver will welcome you at the airport
   and drive you to the colonial town of Antigua
• Explore at your own pace and shop for souvenirs
   and local crafts
• You will receive a welcome kit including a road
   map, additional information, and a local phone 


Day 2: A Magical and Captivating Town

A day of exploration...
• After breakfast, meet your guide and discover one
   of the world’s best conserved colonial cities  
• Visit the churches and key buildings which date
   back to colonial times
• Go to the market in a Tuc-Tuc to see the
   local life and produce


Day 3: Explore the Maya Quiche Region

Maya Holy Book - Popol Vuh...
• Today you'll be at Chichicastenango entrance gate
   to visit the Maya Quiche Region
• Discover the most famous market in Guatemala
   and visit Santo Tomas church
• Hike up from a traditional mask factory to the
   Pascual Abaj ceremonial centre

Visited:
Antigua GuatemalaChichicastenangoLake Atitlan

Day 4: Private Boat Tour On Lake Atitlan

Sleeping on the shores of Lake Atitlan...
• After breakfast, enjoy a scenic private boat tour
   accompanied by your guide
• Visit three Mayan villages: San Juan la Laguna, San Pedro la Laguna and Santiago Atitlan  
• Meet Maximon -  a syncretism of Mayan and
  Christian beliefs

Visited:
Lake AtitlanSan Juan La LagunaSan Pedro La LagunaSantiago Atitlán

Day 5: On The Way To Guatemala City

A free morning at leisure...
• Optional activities are available during your free
   morning at Lake Atitlan
• In the afternoon, private transfer to Guatemala
   City   
• Take an hours flight to the Flores gate of the Petén Region in the North of Guatemala

Visited:
Lake AtitlanGuatemala CityFloresEl Remate

Day 6: In the Heart of the Jungle

Off the beaten track...
• Head to the heart of the Jungle in the Mayan City of Yaxha 
• Discover a magnificent Mayan site amidst
   the sound of howler and spider monkeys 
• Observe an unforgettable sunset from the
   summit of the Red Hands Temple


Day 7: Beautiful Sunrise Of Tikal

A highlight of your trip...
• Head to Tikal, the most impressive old city of the Mayan world
• Your guide will take you right through the jungle
   to the Temple IV, the highest of Tikal
• Private transfer in the early afternoon to the Rio
   Dulce Region for the night

Visited:
TikalFlores

Day 8: Departure - Time to Leave Guatemala

Farewell friends...
• Private transfer to Guatemala City International
   Airport for your flight back home 
• Be sure to stop for souvenirs and last minute
   shopping
• Thank you for visiting Guatemala - hasta luego

Visited:
FloresGuatemala City

Antigua Guatemala Chichicastenango Lake Atitlan San Juan La Laguna San Pedro La Laguna Santiago Atitlán Guatemala City Flores El Remate Yaxha Tikal

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. $1,790 / 8 days
Excluding international flights
Price per person, based on double occupancy

Included in price:

  • Air-conditionned private minivan with a friendly English speaking driver
  • Round Trip flight Guatemala City – Flores
  • Private boat on Lake Atitlan
  • Lodging in Comfort three-star hotels carefully selected by our team
  • Breakfasts
  • Tours as stated in the itinerary with an English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Two bottles of water per day in the bus
  • A full detailed road book

Not included in price:

  • Services not written in our proposal
  • International flights
  • Lunches and dinners
  • Tips
  • Travel insurance

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