This 8 days’ tour offers the best of Guatemala, driving through incredibly colorful landscapes: visit ruins, churches and museums, meet indigenous people wearing their typical suits; enjoy the multicolored market and Maya traditions.
- Antigua Guatemala – Chichicastenango – Lake Atitlan – Tikal National Park – Yaxha National Park
- Native markets – Live culture – Sustainable Cultural Tour – Culture and History – Archaeology
- Cultural – Archaeology
- Couples – Small Groups
- Minibus / Boat
- 8 Days / 7 Nights
- Trip may include activities like walks and boat
- Arrival Guatemala City – Antigua Guatemala
- Cultural walking tour in Antigua
- Chichicastenango Market (Thursday and Sunday) / Lake Atitlan
- Lake Atitlan boat tour
- Guatemala Airport – Flight to Flores
- Tikal National Park
- Yaxha National Park – Flight to Guatemala City
- Back home
Arrival – Antigua
Meet and greet at La Aurora International Airport and transfer to the City of Antigua Guatemala, (1 hour).
Lodging in Antigua Guatemala.
Cultural walking tour in Antigua
Morning cultural walking tour in Antigua Guatemala, an effortless walking experience through the ruins, museums, monasteries, markets, art galleries and plazas of this colonial city.
Lodging in Antigua Guatemala.
Chichicastenango – Lake Atitlan
After breakfast, around 8:00 a.m. we will head to Chichicastenango (2.5 hour) to enjoy the multicolored ethnic market, where the scent of incense and the people’s mysticism promises a unique atmosphere, bargaining of prices, and a church with mixed Mayan and Catholic traditions.
This is a market that every Thursday and Sunday appears and disappears as one of the ancient commercial traditions of the Guatemalan highlands and that now delights the visitors.
In the afternoon, transfer to Panajachel. (1 hour)
Lodging in Panajachel
This morning you will take a scenic boat ride across Lake Atitlan (30min approx.) to the village of San Juan La Laguna where you can visit the women’s textile cooperative to see hand weaving and the natural dye process.
Visit the studios of local naif painters, and the then continue to the village of Santiago. After lunch (not included) you will continue your tour to the village visiting the Maya God Maximon and learn about the textiles, spiritualism and beliefs of the T’zutujil Maya.
Lodging in Panajachel
Guatemala Airport – Flight to Flores
11:00 AM. Transfer to Guatemala City airport to take your flight to Flores, Peten.Lodging in Peten
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 a unique open-laboratory of flora and fauna, representative of the tropics.
Lodging in Peten
Yaxha – Guatemala City
Yaxha is located on the banks of the Yaxha Lake; here we will walk through their causeways, temples and plazas, while learning about the fantastic Mayan history.In the afternoon, return to the airport to take the return flight to Guatemala City.Lodging in Guatemala City
Back Home (Unguided)
End of your adventure in the country of the Eternal Spring.
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