Guatemala Explorer | Trip Itinerary

Day 1/ Tuesday:  Travel to Guatemala City.  On arrival you are met and transferred to your hotel. (B)

Day 2/Wednesday:  In the morning transfer to La Democracia and Las Ilusiones Museum on the South Coast of Guatemala to visit both sites. In the afternoon transfer to Chichicastenango for overnight accommodations.. (B)

Day 3/Thursday: Visit the colorful open-air market and the Church of Santo Tomas.  In the afternoon, transfer to Quetzaltenango for overnight accommodations.  (B)

Day 4/Friday:  Visit the colorful open-air animal market of San Francisco El Alto, the Church of San Andres Xecul and beautiful Valley of Almolonga. In the afternoon transfer to Panajachel (Lake Atitlan) for overnight accommodations. (B)

Day 5/Saturday:  Around 9:00 AM you will join the launch excursion to the lakeside village of Santiago Atitlan.  Continue to Antigua for overnight accommodations.  (B)

Day 6/Sunday:  During the morning you will have a sightseeing of this old colonial capital and its surroundings. In the afternoon return to Guatemala City. (B)

Day 7/Monday:  This morning, you will drive through the states of El Progreso, Baja Verapaz and Alta Verapaz to arrive at Semuc Champey for a visit of this natural monument, which consists of a natural 300 m limestone bridge, under which passes the Cahabon River. Atop the bridge are seven stepped turquoise pools. In the afternoon, proceed to Coban for overnight accommodations.  (B).

Day 8/Tuesday:  This morning, you will drive to the border with Honduras. After immigration formalities, you will drive to Copan, one of the most fascinating Mayan ruin sites. You will be allowed to explore and marvel at the beautiful stellae and majestic temples, including a complete ball court.  (B)

Day 9/Wednesday:  After breakfast, you will return to Guatemalan territory to visit the archaeological site of Quirigua. In the afternoon, proceed to Rio Dulce for overnight accommodations.. (B).

Day 10/Thursday: In the morning join the launch excursion to Livingston and the Castillo de San Felipe. After lunch, transfer by land to Flores or Tikal for Overnight accommodations. (B)

Day 11/Friday:  Transfer to Ceibal for sightseeing of the site.  After lunch transfer back to Flores or Tikal for overnight accommodations. (B, L)

Day 12/Saturday:  Transfer to Yaxha & Topoxte for sightseeing of the archaeological sites. After lunch transfer back to Flores or Tikal for overnight accommodations. (B, L)

Day 13/Sunday:  Sightseeing of Tikal.  In the afternoon board your flight back to Guatemala City for overnight accommodations. (B, L) 

Day 14/Monday:  You will be transferred to the international airport for your departure flights. (B)
B=Breakfast; L=Lunch; D=Dinner
 

Departures

2019 Departures

Tuesdays

Price

Moderate Hotels:
$1895 p/p

Top End Hotels:
$2250 p/p

Travel Style
either a recommended custom itinerary or group trip