Guatemala Express 5 days (3 days Highlands)

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

Day 2| SUN – Guatemala – Chichicastenango – Lake Atitlán
Breakfast. Departure to the 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 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, as Aldous Huxley once said, “one of the most beautiful lakes in the world”. Lodging.

Day 3| MON – Lake Atitlán – San Juan La Laguna – Santiago Atitlán – Lake Atitlán
Breakfast. Today we will take a boat to visit two of the twelve villages that surround this beautiful lake. We will visit the Tzutuhil village of San Juan La Laguna characterized by the harmony in which its inhabitants live with nature and culture. We will continue to Santiago Atitlán, a town inhabited by indigenous Tzutuhiles who live from fishing and handcrafts, although they are better known as worshippers of a Mayan-Catholic deity they call Maximón. Lodging.

Day 4| TUE – Lake Atitlán – Iximché – La Antigua
Breakfast. Departure to La Antigua Guatemala. On route, we will visit the archaeological site of Iximché, the ancient Mayan capital of the Cakchiquel kingdom. Upon our arrival in La Antigua, we will visit this colonial city declared a World Heritage Site, we will visit the Cathedral, La Merced Church, the Central Plaza and its main streets and monuments. Lodging.

Day 5| WED – La Antigua – Guatemala Airport
Breakfast. Transfer to the International Airport of Guatemala City. End of our service.

 

Hotels:

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

Effective:  Year 2021. **Not Effective for Holy Week (28th March – 4th April) New Year’s Eve (20th Dec. to 2nd January, 2022).

Guatemala Express

During our 5 days trip in Guatemala, with 3 days in the Highlands, we will visit the most important attractions of the country.   This is an excellent tour to combine with more extensions to Izabal or El Petén and neighbor countries as Mexico, Honduras, and Costa Rica, or to the Caribbean beaches.

Departures: Saturday.

Service: Regular. Minimum: 2 Pax.

Languages: Spanish, English & Italian.