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Guatemala Mayan Honeymoon - History, Hiking, And Island Paradise 

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Looking for an unforgettable and unique honeymoon experience? We've put together this exciting trip just for you! Stroll along the cobblestone streets of Antigua, climb the active volcano of Pacaya and enjoy a boat ride on the stunning Lake Atitlan. Discover the Chichicastenango Market, trek into the jungle and discover Mayan ruins; and r...

Looking for an unforgettable and unique honeymoon experience? We've put together this exciting trip just for you! Stroll along the cobblestone streets of Antigua, climb the active volcano of Pacaya and enjoy a boat ride on the stunning Lake Atitlan. Discover the Chichicastenango Market, trek into the jungle and discover Mayan ruins; and relax on the Caribbean Coast. Happy honeymooning!

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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: Your First Time 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
• Spend the night in your lovely hotel, and dine in
   fine restaurants at the hotel, or close by


Day 2: The Captivating Town of Antigua

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: The Active Volcano of Pacaya

Recently erupting volcano...
• After breakfast, be ready to hike-up the active
   volcano of Pacaya
• Pacaya reaches a height 8373 feet and is active
• Recent eruptions were in 2006 - and one which
   covered the capital city in ashes in 2010 


Day 4: The Mayan Quiche Region 

Meet the locals...
• 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 5: Meet a Local Deity, Maximon

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 Atitlan

Day 6: On the way to the Petén Region

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

Visited:
Lake AtitlanGuatemala CityFlores

Day 7: Tikal National Park Expedition

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 8: Tikal at Dawn

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
• In the early afternoon, private transfer and an overnight stay at a lodge in San Ignacio, Belize

Visited:
TikalSan Ignacio

Day 9: Inside an Impressive Mayan Cave

A day of exercise...
• Prepare for another fun-filled adventure - hiking,
   crawling, climbing and swimming 
• Climb inside the huge Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave, one of the most popular burial sites in Belize  
• View four skeletons, ceramics, and stoneware left by the Mayan people 

Visited:
Actun Tunichil MuknalSan Ignacio

Day 10: The Maiden of the Rock

View the regions from a high ruin...
• Discover the Xunantunich Mayan archeological
   site also known as the "Maiden of the Rock"  
• The highest pyramid “El Castillo” stands 130 feet
   high
• This is the second tallest Mayan ruin in Belize, and gives a stunning panoramic view 

Visited:
San IgnacioXunantunichBelize CityAmbergris Caye

Day 11: Snorkeling in Ambergris Island

Wonderful sea life viewing...
• Enjoy today relaxing, swimming, snorkeling, 
   scuba diving, sailing, or kayaking  
• This is a day to enjoy the ocean any way you
   choose
• Activities or tours will be available at your hotel

Visited:
Ambergris Caye

Day 12: Relaxing Day on the Island

Another day of relaxation...
• Enjoy today relaxing, swimming, snorkeling, 
   scuba diving, sailing, or kayaking  
• This is a day to enjoy the ocean any way you
   choose
• Activities or tours will be available at your hotel

Visited:
Ambergris Caye

Day 13: Enjoying Life Under the Sun!

Another day of relaxation...
• Enjoy today relaxing, swimming, snorkeling, 
   scuba diving, sailing, or kayaking  
• This is a day to enjoy the ocean any way you
   choose
• Activities or tours will be available at your hotel

Visited:
Ambergris Caye

Day 14: Hotel activities on Offer

Another day of relaxation...
• Enjoy today relaxing, swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, sailing, or kayaking 
• This is a day to enjoy the ocean any way you choose
​• Activities or tours will be available at your hotel

Visited:
Ambergris Caye

Day 15: End of your Journey

We bid you farewell...
• For this last day, your boatman will take you to
   San Pedro Village
• From here, take a short flight to Belize City
   International Airport  
• Thank you for visiting, we hope to see you again

Visited:
Ambergris CayeBelize City

Antigua Guatemala Payaca Chichicastenango Lake Atitlan Guatemala City Flores Yaxha Tikal San Ignacio Actun Tunichil Muknal Xunantunich Belize City Ambergris Caye

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. $3,510 / 15 days
Excluding international flights
Price per person, based on double occupancy

Included in price:

  • Air-conditioned private minivan with a friendly English speaking driver
  • Flights from Guatemala city to Flores and from San Pedro to Belize City
  • Private boat on Lake Atitlan
  • Collective Water Taxi from Belize city to Ambergris Island
  • 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:

  • International flights
  • Lunches and dinners
  • Tips
  • Travel insurance
  • Belize Airport Exit Fee (39.25 USD per person)

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