Guatemala | Highlights of Guatemala

8-days | 7-nights
TYPOLOGIES

Shared

DIFFICULTY

Medium

MIN. TRAVELERS

2 Passengers

$ 1399

Amazing Experience

This program is the perfect combination for first-time visitors, including the visit of the Lake Atitlan, Antigua, and  Tikal. Enjoy the main attractions of Guatemala with this 8 days & 7 nights itinerary.

 

What's Included

Meet & greet upon arrival at airport
Arrival and departure transfers
2 nights in Guatemala City at Westin Camino Real or similar
2 nights in Lake Atitlan at Porta Hotel del Lago or similar
2 nights in La Antigua at Camino Real Antigua Guatemala or similar
1 night in Petén at Hotel Camino Real Tikal or similar
8 meals: 7 breakfasts and 1 lunch
Tour to Chichicastenango
Experience corn workshop with local women
Lake Atitlan Village Tour
Visit the archaeological site of Iximche
City tour of La Antigua
Guided excursion of Tikal
Transfers throughout the itinerary
English speaking guides & representatives

Services NOT included

Domestic flight: Guatemala City – Flores – Guatemala City

Day by Day

While it is our intention to adhere to the route described, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable, to make alterations. On Day 1 of the tour, you will be advised of any amendments.

DAY 1 - Arrival

Upon arrival at the airport, you will be met by one of the representatives to assist you in transferring you to your hotel.

Overnight in Guatemala City

DAY 2 - Lake Atitlan

Begin the day with breakfast at your hotel.
Depart to the Guatemalan highlands with destination to the village of Chichicastenango, where we will visit one of the most famous indigenous markets in all Latin America. Afterward, we will head to a corn workshop with the local women. Corn is the most important staple food in Guatemala. After the visit, we will continue to Lake Atitlán, as Aldous Huxley once said, “one of the most beautiful lakes in the world.”

Overnight in Lake Atitlan | Breakfast

DAY 3 - Lake Atitlan

Begin your third day with breakfast at your hotel. Today, we will take a boat to visit two of the twelve villages that surround this beautiful lake. We will visit the Tzutuhil village of San Juan La Laguna characterized by the harmony in which its inhabitants live with nature and culture. We will continue to Santiago Atitlán, a town inhabited by indigenous Tzutuhiles who live from fishing and handcrafts, although they are better known as worshippers of a Mayan-Catholic deity they call Maximón.

Overnight in Lake Atitlan | Breakfast

DAY 4 - La Antigua

Have breakfast at your hotel. Today, we are headed to La Antigua Guatemala, a colonial city declared a World Heritage Site. On route, we will visit the archaeological site of Iximché, the ancient Mayan capital of the Cakchiquel Kingdom. Upon our arrival in La Antigua, we will visit the Cathedral, La Merced Church, the Central Plaza, and its main streets and monuments.

Overnight in La Antigua | Breakfast

DAY 5 - La Antigua

Enjoy the day at leisure to enjoy La Antigua, strolling through its cobbled streets, appreciating their architectural style of yesteryear, or relaxing in the hotel facilities. As an optional activity, during the morning, we recommend taking an excursion to Pacaya Volcano (not included, available at an additional fee).

Overnight in La Antigua | Breakfast

DAY 6 - La Antigua

After breakfast, enjoy the morning to rest and enjoy the facilities of the hotel. In the afternoon, you will be transferred to La Aurora International Airport to take the local flight to Petén (flight is not included, to be booked by agent). Upon your arrival in Petén, you will be transferred to the hotel.

Overnight in La Antigua | Breakfast

DAY 7 - LA Antigua

Following breakfast at the hotel, we will visit the Mayan city of Tikal, the jewel of the classic Mayan World. Enjoy lunch at the archaeological site. Afterward, we will transfer to Petén Airport to take the local flight back to Guatemala City (flight not included, to be booked by agent). Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel.

Overnight in La Antigua | Breakfast

DAY 8 - Depart

After breakfast, you’ll be transferred to the international airport for your flight home.

Breakfast

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