Jungles and Volcanoes 10 days
Day 1º.(TUE) Guatemala Airport – Guatemala
Arrival to the airport and transfer to your hotel in Guatemala City. Lodging.
Day 2º. (WED) Guatemala – Iximche – Atitlán
Breakfast. Departure to the Guatemalan Highlands. In route we will visit Iximché, the old Maya Capital of the Cakchiquel Kingdom. Continuation to Lake Atitlán, that once Aldous Huxley said “it is one of the most beautiful in the world. Lodging.
Day 3º.(THU) Atitlán – Chichicastenango – Atitlán
Breakfast. In the morning: transfer 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 4º. (FRI) Atitlán – Santiago – La Antigua
Breakfast. Today we will take a boat to visit the village Tzutuhil of Santiago Atitlán. After the excursion, we will continue to La Antigua, arrival in mid afternoon and orientation tour in this colonial city declared World Heritage Site: we’ll visit the Cathedral, central plaza, main monuments and museums. Lodging.
Day 5º.(SAT) La Antigua -Volcán Pacaya – La Antigua
Breakfast. In the morning we will depart to the at it’ִs based Pacaya Volcano, from where we will begin our ascent. After an hour and a half of walking, we will be in the plateau of the volcano from where we will be able to appreciate the crater of one of the three active volcanoes of Guatemala. Return to Antigua and rest of the afternoon free. Lodging.
Day 6º. (SUN) La Antigua – Guatemala – Petén
Breakfast. We will have the morning to rest and enjoy the facilities of the hotel or make an optional excursion to a coffee farm. That will be a learning and discovery experience to see how one of the best coffees in the world is produced. Visit to the plantation, nursery area, wet and dry mills, sun drying patios, roasting and packing areas. At the end, we will taste a cup of Guatemala coffee. In the afternoon: transfer to the airport in Guatemala City to take the regular flight to Flores. Transfer to the hotel. Lodging.
Day 7º. (MON) Petén – Tikal – Petén
Breakfast. Today we will visit the Mayan city of Tikal, the jewel of the classic Maya World. Lunch in the archaeological site. Rest of the afternoon will be free to enjoy a walk through Flores Island, with a relaxing view of Lake Petén Itzá. Lodging.
Day 8º. (TUE) Petén – Ceibal – Petexbatún
Breakfast. Land transfer to Sayaxché, where we will continue by boat to La Pasión River until Ceibal, to visit the archaeological site. Lunch at the site. We will continue sailing to Petexbatún Lagoon, a real tropical paradise with flora and fauna with under covered archaeological sites in the middle of the jungle. Dinner and lodging.
Day 9º.(WED) – Petexbatún – Aguateca – Guatemala
Breakfast. We will navigate through the lagoon and will walk around 30 minutes to reach the archaeological site Aguateca. visit the ruins and return to the hotel for lunch. In the afternoon, transfer to Flores Airport to fly to Guatemala. Arrive and transfer to the hotel. Lodging.
Day 10º. (THU) Guatemala – Guatemala Airport
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport. End of our services.
|Option “A”||Option “B”||Option “C”|
|Guatemala City||Westin Camino Real||Barceló||Radisson|
|Lake Atitlán||Atitlán||Porta Del Lago||Villa Santa Catarina|
|La Antigua||Casa Santo Domingo||Camino Real Antigua||Villa Colonial|
|Petén||Camino Real Tikal||Villa Maya||Villa Maya|
|Petexbatún||Posada Chiminos||Posada Chiminos||Posada Chiminos|
Effective: Year 2020. **Not Effective for Holy Week (04th April – 12th April) New Year’s Eve (20 December to 2th January, 2021).
Jungles and Volcanoes
Including three days in the Highlands, this trip provides a direct contact with the nature in its most spectacular expressions: Volcanic eruptions and pristine jungle. The active Pacaya Volcano will present a unique experience. The Petexbatún Lagoon and surroundings, plenty of flora and fauna, together with its archaeological sites, means the chance to live a beautiful adventure in the most heavenly places that we still have in the globe.
Service: Regular. Minimum: 2 Pax.
Languages: Spanish – English – Italian