LUXURY GUATEMALA – 8 days 7 nights
$3150 per person
WHAT AWAITS YOU!
On this journey you will be able to discover the most emblematic places in Guatemala, admire from the sky the wonderful landscapes of the volcanoes, walk among the ancient Mayan ruins, swim in the most beautiful lake in the world or simply take a walk through the cobbled streets of the picturesque colonial city that was once the capital of the country. We invite you to get to know our culture and our traditions on this tour full of history, nature and a lot of magic.
DAY 1 - Arrival, Transfer to Antigua (Optional City Tour)
We begin our journey at La Aurora International Airport in Guatemala City. At the exit our colleagues from Tikal Go will be waiting for you to accompany you to Antigua Guatemala. After approximately 2 hours, we will be arriving at the hotel where you can check in, enjoy its amenities and prepare for the next day. Or we could do the City Tour where we will explore the colonial heritage of Antigua, its colorful houses, its stone streets full of history and crafts, photograph the colonial palaces and its many churches.
DAY 2 - Antigua City Tour + Pacaya Volcano
Antigua City Tour (if you did not do it the day before) + Pacaya Volcano (morning or afternoon)
After enjoying your breakfast, your Tikal Go guide will pick you up at your hotel. We will begin the day touring the picturesque streets of Antigua on the City Tour, where we will be able to observe this beautiful Colonial City in more detail and at the same time learn about its history. After having gathered strength at lunch, we will head towards San Vicente Pacaya, where we will begin our ascent for approximately two hours to one of the three active volcanoes in Guatemala. Once we reach the top you will be able to observe the crater and if you are lucky see the lava up close. Being there you will be able to live a sensory experience observing shapes and colors, feeling the high temperatures and listening to the roars of the earth. After the tour, we will begin our descent and head back to Antigua.
DAY 3 - Lake Atitlán: We fly in a helicopter
We will pick you up at 11:00 am to leave by helicopter towards the most beautiful lake in the world: Lake Atitlán. On the way we will pass near the volcanoes where we will be able to admire them with a unique view from the sky. We will arrive at your hotel in Santa Catarina Palopó and you will have the afternoon free to discover this magical place.
DAY 4 - Lake Atitlan: Boat Tour
We will pick you up at 09:00 am to begin our day’s adventure, a boat tour on Lake Atitlán. We will be able to admire the view of the volcanoes from the water and get to know the towns that surround the lake, as well as witness contemporary Mayan culture, visit the mystical churches, the women’s textile cooperative where they make all their fabrics from the cotton harvest, photograph its streets with their picturesque murals or drink a cup of freshly roasted coffee.
DAY 5 - Chichicastenango Market
We pass by your hotel and head to the Chichicastenango market, considered the largest market in Central America. Walking through its corridors we can appreciate its colors in its various textile products, ceramics, masks, flowers and candles. You will be able to photograph the Church of Santo Tomás, observe shamans performing ceremonies and rituals with candles and incense, live the Mayan mysticism that lives today and witness the magic and idiosyncrasy of this unique place. In the afternoon we return to the hotel and prepare to fly the next day.
DAY 6 Flores (optional by helicopter)
We pick you up at your hotel to continue our journey. Our first stop is La Aurora Airport where we will fly an hour to Mundo Maya Airport in Flores. There our team will be waiting for you to accompany you to your hotel.
We also have the option of doing it by helicopter from your Hotel in Santa Catarina Palopó to your hotel in Flores and in this way appreciate the spectacular views of its various ecosystems and reliefs comfortably from above.
DAY 7 - Tikal Tour
After enjoying breakfast, your Tikal Go Guide will pick you up at your hotel. After an hour and a half on the way, we will arrive at Tikal, the city of voices where you will see the temple of the Great Jaguar, temple IV with its majestic view, temple 2 and the most hidden places of this incredible city. After lunch in the Tikal National Park we will return to your hotel.
We can also do this tour earlier, Tikal is fantastic in the morning, you can see many more animals and the weather is less hot.
DAY 8 - Return flight
We pick you up at the hotel and accompany you to the Mundo Maya International Airport, so you can take your flight back to Guatemala City. Or we leave the hotel in a helicopter and fly to the capital, where we say goodbye hoping that you have had one of the best experiences of your life with us.
* Children from 2 to 10 years old → US$ 1,750 * Infants from 0 to 2 years old → US$ 250
– We can add the return from Atitlán to La Aurora Airport by Helicopter – US$ 2500
– Atitlán/Flowers + Flowers/Guatem