11 days
Length
4/10
Physicality
Guatemala, Honduras
Destination
Friday, Tuesday
Departures

An active cultural adventure through incredibly colorful landscapes, villages, Maya sites, churches, museums, colonial cities and multicolored markets; this is also a unique opportunity to immerse into the customs of the enigmatic Maya people.

  • Antigua Guatemala – Chichicastenango – Lake Atitlan – Copan Honduras – Livingstone – Tikal National Park – Flores
  • Native markets – Live culture – Sustainable Cultural Tour – Culture and History – Archaeology

  • Moderate
  • Cultural – Archaeology
  • Guatemala
  • Couples – Small Groups
  • Standard
  • Minibus / Boat
  • 11 Days / 10 Nights
  • Trip may include activities like walks and boat

Maya Treasures

  • Arrival Guatemala City – Antigua Guatemala
  • Antigua Guatemala cultural tour
  • Antigua – Chichicastenango market (Thursday and Sunday) / Lake Atitlan
  • Lake Atitlan boat tour
  • Lake Atitlan – Antigua Guatemala
  • Antigua Guatemala – Copan, Honduras
  • Copan – Rio Dulce
  • Livingston – Peten
  • Tikal National Park
  • Flores – Flight to Guatemala City
  • Back Home

 

INCLUDED
All ground transportation during your trip
24/7 assistant and support
10 nights of lodging at Standard Hotels
10 breakfasts (American Breakfasts)
1 lunch
Local guide at: Antigua Guatemala, Chichicastenango, Lake Atitlan, Copan, Rio Dulce & Tikal
Private boat for Lake Atitlan
Entrances fees and activities mentioned in the itinerary
Round trip airline ticket from Guatemala – Flores via TAG Airline (SAAB 340A or Embraer 110)
Taxes
NOT INCLUDED
Travel insurance for trip cancellation, medical services or evacuation
Meals not described
Departure tax from Flores to Guatemala City ($3.00 or Q20.00 each route)
Alcoholic and none alcoholic beverages
Personal expenses like phone calls, laundry, etc
Gratuities for drivers and guides
Services not described
1

Arrival – Antigua

Meet and greet at La Aurora International Airport and transfer to the City of Antigua Guatemala, (1 hour)

Lodging in Antigua Guatemala.

2

Cultural walking tour in Antigua

Cultural walking tour in Antigua Guatemala, a smooth walking experience through the ruins, museums, monasteries, markets, art galleries and plazas of this colonial city.

Lodging in Antigua Guatemala

3

Chichicastenango Market Tour (Thursday and Sunday)

After breakfast, we begin our trip towards the heart of the Guatemalan highland, driving through incredibly colorful landscapes: hillsides planted with vegetables and flowers, towns that have captured our history in the paintings and crafts made by local artists. (3 hour approx.)

Here you will enjoy the colorful market and Maya Quiche peoples’ traditions. The magic that surrounds the ancient, indigenous commercial process in a mixture of flower scents and incense, turn the event into a magical moment. In the afternoon, we will board our minibus and head to Panajachel (1 hour approx.)

Lodging in Panajachel

4

Lake Atitlan Tour

A day tour in Lake Atitlan to live an immersion into the Tzutujil Mayan people, its markets, traditions, spiritualism, and beliefs.

After we finish our visit in these beautiful villages, transfer back to the hotel.

Lodging in Panajachel

5

Lake Atitlan – Antigua Guatemala

A day tour in Lake Atitlan to live an immersion into the Tzutujil Mayan people, its markets, traditions, spiritualism, and beliefs.

After we finish our visit in these beautiful villages, transfer back to the hotel.

Lodging in Panajachel

6

Copan – Honduras

7:00 a.m. We will depart for Copan through the east part of the country, through a changing landscape with the mild weather of Antigua and Guatemala City and arrive in dry and warm Chiquimula province.

We will then head towards El Florido, where we will cross the border to enter Honduras and head to our hotel to rest a while (5 hrs. Approx.). In the afternoon, we will make our tour in Copan, accompanied by our expert guides who will lead us through the ceremonial center, the ball court, the hieroglyphic stairway and the Acropolis.

Lodging in Copan

7

Copan – Rio Dulce

After breakfast, we will head to Rio Dulce ( approx. 5 hrs)

Free afternoon

Lodging in Rio Dulce

8

Rio Dulce – Peten

After breakfast you will get aboard the boat for a trip on the Rio Dulce River visiting El Castillo de San Felipe de Lara, the island of the birds, great canyon, and the Garifuna village of Livingston (approx. 2:30 hrs)

After the tour, you will board the boat returning to Rio Dulce to take the minivan and head to the Island of Flores. (3.5 hrs. Approx.).

Lodging in Flores Island

9

Tikal National Park

After breakfast, we depart for Tikal National Park, where you will be guided along the paths of the City of the Voices, Tikal, which is one of the most beautiful Mayan sites and an natural open-laboratory of flora and fauna, representative of the tropics.

Lodging in Peten

10

Flores – Guatemala City

Free day at the Island of Flores
In the afternoon, return to the airport to take the return flight to Guatemala City.
Lodging in Guatemala City

Optional Tours & Activities

  • Yaxha Archaeological tour
  • Ixpanpajun nature park
  • Lake tour
  • Fishing Tour
  • Birding Tour
11

Back Home (Unguided)

Transportation to the airport. Your adventure in the Country of the Eternal Spring finishes.

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