Day 1- Guatemala City/Antigua Guatemala.
We will meet you at La Aurora International Airport and transfer you to La Antigua, Guatemala.
Day 2 - Antigua Guatemala.
Breakfast. Today our visit includes The churches of La Merced and San Francisco, the Jade Factory & Museum, some close towns such as Ciudad Vieja, San Antonio Aguas Calientes (Hot Springs) and San Felipe. Transfer to your hotel.
Day 3 - Antigua Guatemala –Chichicastenango– Panajachel
Breakfast. Departure to Chichicastenango to visit the handicraft market and its church, Santo Tomás. Afternoon transfer to Panajachel.
Day 4 - Panajachel–Santiago Atitlán – Ciudad de Guatemala.
Breakfast. Boat ride (Public) to visit the colourful town of Tzutuhil. Famous for its handicrafts and colourful costumes. Afternoon transfer to Guatemala city.
Day 5 - Guatemala city
Breakfast. Passengers will be picked up at their hotel and then visit the National Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Relief Map and Civic Center. Transfer to Hotel.
Day 6 - Guatemala city – Copán
Breakfast. Drive to the North East of the country to reach the border. Visit the archaeological site of Copan, where you will discover the unique ball game field and pyramids. (Not included: Tunnels, The Museum, plus the cost of a guide to these places). Transfer to hotel for accommodation.
Day 7 - Copán –Quiriguá –Río Dulce.
Breakfast. Departure from Copan for the Guatemalan Caribbean. On the way we will visit the archaeological site of Quirigua, where you will see the largest trails of the Mayan civilization. We then continue our journey on to Rio Dulce. Transfer to hotel for accommodation.
Day 8 - Río Dulce – Livingston– Flores.
Breakfast. Morning boat ride across the Rio Dulce, explore the Castillo de San Felipe de Lara, the Bird Island, hot springs, and meet the unique Garifuna people of Livingston. In the afternoon return to Rio Dulce to Flores and transfer.
Breakfast. Visit to Tikal, without a doubt one of the most important cities of the Maya. Lunch included (except drinks). Then transfer to hotel for accommodation.
Day 10 - Flores.
Breakfast. Free morning.
(OPTIONAL EXCURSION YAXHÁ, ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE)
Day 11 - Flores– Cuevas de Candelaria - Cobán
Breakfast. In the morning you will be transferred to the Candelaria Caves which are located North of Alta Verapaz in Chisec between the modern, capital town of Raxruha. It consists of three different levels of caves, the lowest level being in the Candelaria River, while the other two are located above in the pyramidal hills and surrounding mountains upstream. Candelaria Caves are atypical for this area because they are large and open with lots of windows in the walls and ceilings to let in light. The system was discovered in the 70s by the caver, Daniel Dreuxyen. The 32 kms2 around the river were declared "Candelaria Caves National Park. Transfer to Coban.
Day 12 - Cobán – Biotopo del Quetzal – Ciudad de Guatemala.
Breakfast. In the morning you will be taken to the Biotope Quetzal, one of the most interesting places in Baja Verapaz, founded in 1977. Despite being located in the town of Purulhá, the land belongs to the municipality of Salama. This is a beautiful place to visit and admire the incomparable beauty of the cloud forest. The reserve is one of the most visited places in the country. Later we continue our journey to Guatemala City. Accommodations in Guatemala City.
Day 13 - Guatemala city
Breakfast. Free time until being transferred to La Aurora International Airport. (End of service).
THIS TOUR DEPARTS EVERY TUESDAY OR FRIDAY
EXCEPT DURING EASTER, CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR
** Hotels subject to availability at time of reservation request at least 4 people **