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. That day, 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. In the afternoon: transfer to Atitlán. 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 (WED – THUR) – 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 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 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.
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.
Itinerary order according to day of arrival:
|1||F||Apto/Guatemala||1||TH||Apto/ 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|
|8||F||La Antigua / Apto.||8||TH||Guatemala / Apto.|
Rates and hotels, apply according to the tables above.
|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.|
|Option “A”||Option “B”||Option “C”|
|Guatemala Ciudad||Westin Camino Real||Barceló||Radisson o Stofella|
|Lago Atitlán||Atitlán||Porta Del Lago||Villa Santa Catarina|
|La Antigua||Casa Santo Domingo||Porta Antigua o Camino Real||Villa Colonial|
Effective: Year 2018. Not effective for Holy Week (24 March – 01 April) or New Year’s Eve (20 Dec to 2 Jan, 2019)
Discover Guatemala – 8 days (2 days Highlands)
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