Maya Treasures is the best seller in our vacation packages, a cultural expedition through the best destinations within the highlands of Guatemala, a colorful region including La Antigua Guatemala, Lake Atitlan, and the famous Chichicastenango Market.
Here is the place to experience Maya live culture, an ensemble of ethnic groups with its customs, festival, and beliefs.
After the highlands experience, you will travel through time and history, a magical archaeological expedition exploring UNESCO World heritage sites such as Copan in Honduras, Quirigua, and Tikal in Guatemala.
These spectacular destinations are surrounded by tropical forests where exotic species of the neotropics live. Allowing us to observe unique flora, colorful birds, butterflies, encounters with mammals, and reptiles that undoubtedly improve the travel experience.
This adventure is ideal for couples, family Vacations, and group holidays. Also, it is easy to customize by adding or removing destinations and activities to ensure complete satisfaction.
Consider to add an extension to Belize and end your vacation in the turquoise waters of the Caribbean.
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- Antigua Guatemala – Chichicastenango – Lake Atitlan – Copan Honduras – Livingstone – Tikal National Park – Yaxha National Park
- Native markets – Live culture – Culture and History – Archaeology
- Culture – Archaeology
- Couples – Small Groups
- Minibus / Boat
- 11 Days / 10 Nights
- Trip may include activities like walks and boat
- 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
- Quirigua Archaeological Site – Rio Dulce
- Livingston – Peten
- Tikal National Park
- Yaxha National Park – Flight to Guatemala City
- Back Home
Arrival to Guatemala City
Antigua Historical Walking Tour
Chichicastenango Market Tour (Thursday and Sunday)
Immersion within the Chichicastenango Market
Experience the mysticism of the ancestral process, the Mayan market, the people of different villages gather to trade and purchase.
Now exposed to tourists, it manifests itself on the list of ideal places to buy souvenirs to bring to your loved ones and support for local commerce. Also, visit the Cathedral of Santo Tomás, the main point of this market where you can see how the Catholic faith and Mayan beliefs share religious syncretism.
As in past times, are rituals by way of thanking and enquire of gods for living and dead, these ceremonies may be witnessed with all the respective respect.
After this experience, we will begin to visit a local family to enjoy a meal before our trip going to Lake Atitlan
Experience Lake Atitlan
Discover one of the most beautiful destinations on the continent, the journey of Lake Atitlán starts with a breathtaking boat ride on the lake towards San Juan La Laguna. Learn about the ancient process of creation of textiles, visit a coffee plantation, you will have lunch at the Casa Maya project.
Following lunch, you are going to travel toward Santiago Atitlan to explore the village as well as the religious syncretism, a mixture of the catholic faith and Mayan beliefs.
Then you will go back to your hotel.
Lake Atitlan – Antigua Guatemala
After breakfast, head to the Mayan site of Iximché; after the visit, you can enjoy a meal in the Tecpan area before continuing to Antigua Guatemala.
Afternoon transfer to Antigua Guatemala, time for one last look at La Antigua Guatemala
Lodging in Antigua Guatemala
Antigua – Copan, Honduras
Quirigua Archaeological Site – Livingston
After breakfast, we will head to the Quirigua archaeological site. This site is characterized by its great sculptures, considered to be masterpieces of the Maya Culture. Quirigua remains significant because of mostly the wealth of sculpture, such as the tallest stone ancient monuments possibly built in the New World. They consist of carved stelae and sculpted calendars that represent an important reference for the research into Mayan culture.
After our tour to Quirigua, we will continue to Puerto Barrios (2 hrs. Hour approx.) and then a short boat trip to Livingston
Lodging in Livingston
Livingstone – Peten
Tikal National Park
This destination is one of the most beautiful and essential sites in the Mayan world, a unique open laboratory for flora and fauna, representative of the neotropics.
Lodging in Peten
Yaxha – Guatemala City
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