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Jungles and Volcanoes 9 days

Day 1º. (SAT) Guatemala Airport – Guatemala
Arrival to the airport and transfer to your hotel in Guatemala City. Lodging.

Day 2º.(SUN) Guatemala- Chichicastenango – Atitlán
Breakfast. Departure to the Highlands of Guatemala with destination to the village of Chichicastenango, where we will visit one of the most famous indigenous markets in all Latin America. Today, 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. After the visit we will continue towards Lake Atitlán, that Aldous Huxley said, “it is one of the most beautiful lakes in the world”.Lodging.

Day 3º. (MON) Atitlán – Santiago – Petén
Breakfast. Today we will take a boat to visit the village Tzutuhil of Santiago Atitlán. We will continue to Guatemala City International Airport to take a short flight to Flores. Transfer to the hotel. Lodging.

Day 4º. (TUE) 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 5º.(WED) 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 6º. (THU) – Petexbatún – Aguateca – Petén
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, we will return to Petén. Lodging.

Day 7º.(FRI) Petén – Guatemala- La Antigua
Breakfast. We will have the day on our own to rest and enjoy the hotel facilities and its natural environment, or if you prefer, take an optional tour to the spectacular Mayan city of Yaxhá and its sacred lagoon. At the evening, transfer to Flores Airport to take our flight to Guatemala City. Transfer to La Antigua, colonial city declared World Heritage Site. Lodging.

Day 8º.(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 9º. (SUN) La Antigua – Guatemala Airport
Breakfast. Transfer to Guatemala City Airport. End our services.

Hotels:

Opción “A” Opción “B” Opción “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 two 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 provide a unique experience. The Petexbatún Lagoon and surroundings, plenty of flora and fauna plus its archaeological sites, allows living a beautiful adventure in the most heavenly places that we still have in the globe.

Departures: Saturday

Service: Regular. Minimum: 2 Pax.

Languages: Spanish – English