6 days
Length

6 days Guatemala Itinerary

The perfect getaway to explore the living Mayan culture of Guatemala
Discover the wonder of Antigua, Lake Atitlán and Chichicastenango Market

A short break to enjoy the best destinations located in the highlands of Guatemala, a cultural vacation that provides you the opportunity to discover the World Heritage destination of Antigua Guatemala, the colorful market of Chichicastenango and Lake Atitlan, through a selection of activities.

Note:
This is a cultural vacation suggestion, please note that we can tailor based on your travel preferences, wishes and time to travel

  • Antigua Guatemala – Chichicastenango – Lake Atitlan
  • Native markets – Live culture – Culture and History
  • Cultural holiday
  • Guatemala
  • Independent traveler – Groups
  • Standard to luxury
  • Minibus / Boat
  • 6 Days / 5 Nights
  • Trip may include activities like walks and boat

Guatemala Cultural Tour

  • Arrival Guatemala City – Antigua Guatemala
  • Cultural walking tour in Antigua
  • Chichicastenango Market (Thursday and Sunday) / Lake Atitlan
  • Lake Atitlan boat tour
  • Free Morning – Antigua Guatemala
  • Back Home

Guatemala Cultural Tour

1

Arrival to Guatemala City

Based on your arrival time, there is the possibility to discover the magic of UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Destination through a short walk.
2

Antigua Historical Tour

at the agreed time, your tour guide will meet you to begin a fascinating historical, cultural, and culinary walking tour. You were visiting old buildings, some in ruins, another still serving for the function they were created.

Also, you will taste the local cuisine and discover the process of preparing the chocolate. During the walk, you will have the opportunity to buy some of the different artisans in small markets and galleries.

3

Immersion in the Chichicastenango market

witness the mysticism of an ancestral process, the Mayan market, the inhabitants of different towns gather to sell and buy.
Now exposed to tourism, it manifests itself as one of the best places to buy souvenirs to bring to your loved ones and support for local commerce.Also, you will visit the cathedral of Santo Tomas, the central point of this market where you can see how the catholic faith and Mayan beliefs shares in a religious syncretism.

As in the past, are ceremonies to thank and ask gods for living and dead, these ceremonies can be observed with the respective respect
After this experience, we will proceed to visit a local family to enjoy lunch before our trip heading to Lake Atitlan

4

Experience Lake Atitlan

discover one of the most beautiful destinations on the continent, the tour of Lake Atitlán begins with a panoramic boat ride on the lake toward San Juan La Laguna.Learn about the ancient process of production of textiles, visit a coffee farm, you will have lunch at the Casa Maya project.
After lunch, you will head towards Santiago Atitlan to explore the town and the religious syncretism, a mix of the catholic faith and Mayan beliefs.

Then you will return to your hotel.

5

Relax & Transfer To Antigua

This morning will be in your own to rest in the hotel or take some of the following recommended activitiesOptional Morning Activities:
  • Kayaking
  • Birding
  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Shopping

Afternoon transfer to Antigua Guatemala, time for one last look at La Antigua Guatemala
Lodging in Antigua Guatemala

6

Back Home

Transfer to La Aurora international airport in time to catch your international flight back home.

Consider a two days extension to Tikal Maya Site

Payment Polices

Dear Sir / Madam,

Thank you for choosing Mayan World Tour & Travel to assist you with your travel arrangements.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The following terms and conditions apply to all Tours organized by Mayan World Tour & Travel.
For this purpose, the term “Tours” shall include all room accommodation bookings at hotels, resorts, excursions, tours, transfers, rentals, etc., that have been organized on your behalf by Mayan World Travel.

Payment for Trip:

We do ask for deposits and we kindly request that payment is made in the following manner:

25% of the total cost of the booking is required at the time booking is confirmed. 100% of the total cost of the booking on or before 30 days prior to departure for Guatemalan tours and 45 days prior to departure for Belize and Honduras tours (This is so because some services require full payment to confirm booking).

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Cancellations and Refunds:

If it becomes necessary for you to cancel your trip, the following fees will apply computed as of the date of receipt of written cancellation notice.

Minimum fee:

30 days or more prior to arrival:

All non refundable deposits, surcharges and deposits will be charged. A cancellation fee of 10% of the entire trip cost will be charged

30-15 days prior to arrival:

All non refundable deposits, surcharges and deposits will be charged. A cancellation fee of 25% of the entire trip cost will be charged

15 days or less:

All non refundable deposits, surcharges and deposits will be charged 100% of trip cost.

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

We are not responsible for changes which arise as a result of events outside of our control, such as technical or maintenance problems with transportation, changes imposed by re-scheduling or cancellation of flights by an airline, or main charter company, war or threat of war, civil strife, industrial disputes, natural disasters, bad weather or terrorist activity.

Insurance:

* We highly recommend that all clients purchase trip cancellation insurance.

It is a condition of the agreement between us that you take out adequate Vacation insurance against cancellation charges, unexpected curtailment of your vacation, medical expenses arising overseas including repatriation, loss or damage to luggage and personal liability claims against you.

Should you fail to secure such any of central American countries Travel Insurance coverage prior to your Travel, then you accept full responsibility for yourself and all of the members of your party, and indemnify Mayan World Travel Agency and representatives (as applicable) for any and all costs that may arise, which would otherwise have been met, had such Central America travel insurance been in force.

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