Guatemala Roatán 9 days
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
Breakfast. We have day at leisure to enjoy La Antigua, strolling through its cobbled streets, appreciating their architectural style of yesteryear or relaxing in the hotel facilities. As an optional activity, during morning, we recommend taking an excursion to Pacaya Volcano. Lodging.
Day 6| THU – La Antigua – Guatemala – Copán
Breakfast. We will depart from La Antigua and cross to Honduran territory to visit Copán, a Mayan site with many interesting facts of the Maya civilization: stelae, Pyramids, ball courts, burials, etc. Lodging.
Day 7| FRI – Copán – San Pedro Sula International Airport – Roatán
Breakfast. In the morning, transfer to San Pedro Sula international airport to take a local flight to Roatán. Reception and transfer to your hotel. Lodging with full board.
Day 8| SAT – Roatán
Breakfast. We have the day free to enjoy this Caribbean island. We can snorkel, navigate a sailboat or simply enjoy the facilities and activities of the hotel. Lodging in system Full Board.
Day 9|SUN – Roatán – Roatán Airport
Breakfast. Transfer to the International Airport of Roatán. End of our services.
Day 5| Optional Tour to Tikal (Full Day)
Airport transfers from Guatemala or La Antigua to take the flight to Flores. Land transfer to Tikal National Park. Visit the Mayan city. Lunch. Return to Flores to take flight back to Guatemala, transfer to the hotel.
|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|
|Copán||Marina Copán||Plaza Copan|
|Roatán||Mayan Princess||Media Luna|
Effective: Year 2021. **Not Effective for Holy Week (28th March – 4th April) New Year’s Eve (20th Dec. to 2nd January, 2022).
A program that offers Guatemala and also the neighbor country of Honduras, to visit one of the most emblematic Mayan Cities of the classic period: Copán. We will end at Roatán Island, a real paradise with wonderful white sand beaches and turquoise water.
Service: Regular. Minimum: 2 Pax
Languages: Spanish, English & Italian.