Highlands Copán Río Dulce 8 days

Day 1º.(SAT)  -Guatemala Airport Guatemala

Arrival to Guatemala City Airport. Transfer to your hotel. 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. Lodging.

 

Day 3 º.(MON) – Atitlán Santiago Guatemala

Breakfast. We will take a boat to visit the village Tzutuhil of Santiago Atitlán. In the afternoon: transfer to Guatemala City. Lodging.

 

Day 4 º.(TUE) – Guatemala – Copán

Breakfast. We will depart from Guatemala City, and cross to Honduran territory to visit Copán, a Mayan civilization: Stelae, pyramids, ball courts, burials, etc. Lodging.

 

Day 5 º.(WED) – Copán – Quirigua – Izabal Area

Breakfast. Departure to the Caribbean side of Guatemala On our way, we will include the visit to Quiriguá, archaeological site that has the tallest stelae built by the Mayas. At the end of the visit, we will visit Izabal, one of the nature wonders of the country. Lodging.

 

Day 6 º.(THU) Izabal Area – Río Dulce – Petén

Breakfast. Morning boat ride through Río Dulce, a unique place of ecological and natural richness. Through the ride, we will go by boat to the touristic site of Cayo Quemado, to have a living experience.  With the community members, we will enjoy a culinary workshop preparing a delicious winkle (also known as “burro”) or shrimp and coconut ceviche. After lunch, we will continue our boat tour and head to Río Dulce town, where our transportation is going to be waiting to continue our trip to Petén jungle. Lodging.

 

Day 7 º.(FRI) Petén – Tikal – La Antigua

Breakfast. Today we will visit the Mayan city of Tikal, the jewel of the Classic period. Lunch in the archaeological site and transfer to the airport to take a short flight back to Guatemala. Reception and transfer to La Antigua, colonial city declared World Heritage Site. Lodging.

 

Day 8 º.(SAT) La Antigua-Guatemala City Airport

Breakfast. Transfer to the International Airport of Guatemala City. End of our services.

Hotels:

Option “A” Option “B” Option “C”
Guatemala City Westin Camino Real Barceló Radisson o Stofella
Lake Atitlán Atitlán Porta Del Lago Villa Santa Catarina
Copán Marina Copán Marina Copán Plaza Copán
Livingston Villa Caribe Villa Caribe Villa Caribe
Petén Camino Real Tikal Villa Maya Villa Maya
La Antigua Casa Santo Domingo Camino Real o Porta Antigua 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)

 

Highlands Copán Río Dulce – 8 days (2 days Highlands)

A perfect combination of two days in the Highlands of Guatemala along with Tikal, Copán and the breathtaking Río Dulce, at the Caribbean side of the country. One of the main attractions of this trip is to visit Copán, an emblematic Maya city of the Classic period

Departures: Saturday

Service: Regular. Minimum: 2 Pax.