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Discover Guatemala 8 days (2 days highlands)

Day 1º. (SAT) Guatemala Airport – Guatemala
Arrival to Guatemala City airport and transfer to your hotel in Guatemala City. Lodging.

Day 2º. (SUN) Guatemala – Chichicastenango – Atitlán
Breakfast. Departure to Guatemalan Highlands with destination to the village of Chichicastenango, where we will visit one of the most famous indigenous markets in all Latin America. Today, we will enjoy a living experience, where the travelers will have a corn workshop with local women. Corn is the most important staple food in Guatemala. After the visit, we will continue to Lake Atitlán –once Aldous Huxley said “it is one of the most beautiful lakes in the world”. Lodging.

Day 3º. (MON)  Atitlán – Santiago – Guatemala
Breakfast. Today we will take a boat to cross Lake Atitlán, –once Aldous Huxley said “it is one of the most beautiful lakes in the world”. We will visit the Tzutuhil town of Santiago Atitlán. After the excursion, we will direct our steps to Guatemala City. Lodging.

Day 4º. (TUE) Guatemala – La Antigua
Breakfast. We will have the day off to make an optional tour to the Mayan city of Tikal, the jewel of the classic Mayan world. Transfer to La Antigua, colonial city declared World Heritage Site. Lodging.

Day 5º y 6º  (WEDTHUR) La Antigua
Breakfast. We will have the day on our own to make a tour through the stony streets and pathways that will transport you to La Antigua from the XVII century. Lodging.

Day 7º. (FRI)  La Antigua
Breakfast. We have the day free to enjoy La Antigua and the hotel facilities. As an optional activity, we can visit a coffee farm. Lodging.

Day 8º. (SAT)  La Antigua – Guatemala Airport.
Breakfast. Transfer to Guatemala City airport. End of our services.

 

Optional

Optional Tikal Tour. Full Day     
Transfer to the airport from Guatemala or Antigua to take the flight to Flores. Land transfer to Tikal National Park. Visit to the Mayan city. Lunch. Return to Flores to take the flight back to Guatemala, transfer to the hotel.

Optional Tour of Pacaya volcano   
In the morning we will go to the foot of the Pacaya volcano, from there we will begin an ascent of little difficulty. After an hour of walking, we will be on the plateau of the volcano from where we can appreciate the crater of one of the three active volcanoes in Guatemala. Rest of the afternoon will be free. Lodging.

Optional Coffee Farm     
We will discover how one of the best coffees of the world is produced: Visit the plantation, nursery area, wet and dry mills, sun drying patios, roasting and packing areas.

Itinerary order according to day of arrival:

 

FRIDAY THURSDAY
1 F Apto/Guatemala 1 TH Apto/ La Antigua
2 S Guatemala 2 F La Antigua
3 S Guatemala/ Chichicastenango / L. Atitlán 3 S La Antigua
4 M L. Atitlán / Santiago / Guatemala 4 S La Antigua  / Chichicastenango / L. Atitlán
5 TU Guatemala / La Antigua 5 M L. Atitlán / Santiago / Guatemala
6 W La Antigua 6 TU Guatemala
7 TH La Antigua 7 W Guatemala
8 F La Antigua / Apto. 8 TH Guatemala / Apto.

Rates and hotels, apply according to the tables above.

 

WEDNESDAY TUESDAY
1 W Apto/La Antigua 1 TU Apto/ La Antigua
2 TH La Antigua 2 W La Antigua
3 F La Antigua 3 TH La Antigua
4 S La Antigua 4 F La Antigua
5 S La Antigua  / Chichicastenango / L. Atitlán 5 S La Antigua
6 M L. Atitlán / Santiago / Guatemala 6 S La Antigua / Chichicastenango / L. Atitlán
7 TU Guatemala 7 M La Antigua / Santiago / Guatemala
8 W Guatemala / Apto. 8 TU Guatemala  / Apto.

 

Hotels:

Option “A” Option “B” Option “C”
Guatemala City Westin Camino Real Barceló Radisson
Lago Atitlán Atitlán Porta Del Lago Villa Santa Catarina
La Antigua Casa Santo Domingo  Camino Real Antigua Villa Colonial

Effective: Year 2020. **Not Effective for Holy Week (04th April – 12th  April) New Year’s Eve (20 December  to 2th January, 2021).

Discover Guatemala

Trip that includes 2 days in the Highlands and in which we can enjoy,  without rush, the main attractions of Guatemala.

Departures: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Service: Regular. Minimum: 2 Pax.

Languages: Spanish – English – Italian