Guatemala: Highlights (6 days)
Visit the colonial city of Antigua, travel by boat along Lake Atitlan, take in the sights of the Chichicastenango market and experience the famous Tikal National Park.
2017 Departure Dates and Costs
Departs each Monday or Thursday
$ 890 USD p/p standard room accommodation based on twin share
$1,032 USD p/p superior room accommodation based on twin share
Domestic fare additional: Guatemala to Flores return $275 USD p/p
Single supplement: Standard $190 / Superior $295
Highlights of Guatemala (6 days)
Day 1: Welcome to Guatemala
Arrival to Guatemala and transfer to Antigua.
Day 2: Antigua Guatemala (B)
Visit Antigua Guatemala, a colonial city declared by UNESCO “Cultural Heritage of Humankind”. We begin in Antigua’s Historic Centre, starting from the Main Plaza and visiting the main monuments of the city. In the afternoon transfer to Lake Atitlán. (x 2 nights)
Day 3: Santiago Atitlán (B)
Lake Atitlán is considered one of the most beautiful lakes in the World. Today you will visit Santiago Atitlán, one of the twelve villages that surround the lake. Departure in the morning by boat to the Maya-Tzutuhil village of Santiago Atitlán, famous for Maximón, a character that is widely worshiped by the inhabitants of Santiago. Santiago also offers a variety of handicrafts, colorful textiles, woodcarvings and naïf paintings. In the afternoon return to Panajachel.
Day 4: Chichicastenango Indigenous Market (B)
Visit to Chichicastenango indigenous market, where you will see the most colorful and picturesque outdoor market in Guatemala. In the afternoon continue to Guatemala City. (x 2 nights)
Day 5: Tikal National Park (B,L)
Early morning transfer from the hotel to the airport, to board the flight to Flores, Petén. The majestic city of Tikal is considered the largest and most monumental of all sites discovered in the Mayan World. It was declared by UNESCO as a “World Heritage Site”. Enjoy a guided walking tour to visit the most important plazas, complexes, temples, ball courts, palaces and stelae. Also enjoy the tropical forest, nesting place of hundreds of exotic birds and the habitat of a wide variety of wildlife.
Day 6: Departure (B)
At the specified time, transfer from the hotel to the airport.