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Mayan Treasures 10 Days

Day 1º. (THU) Airport of El Salvador – San Salvador
Arrival to Guatemala City airport and transfer to your hotel in Salvador. Lodging.

Day 2 (FRI) San Salvador – Tazumal – Santa Ana- Joya de Cerén – Suchitoto
Breakfast. Departure to the archeological site of Tazumal, the most important Mayan ceremonial center in El Salvador. We will continue to Santa Ana, the second most important city in the country. We will visit its charming historic centre, the National Theatre, the central square and the Gothic-style cathedral. Then we’ll go to the archaeological site Joya de Cerén, declared World Heritage by UNESCO and known as the Mayan Pompeii. Undoubtedly, this is one of the most important archaeological discoveries in Latin America. In the afternoon: transfer to the colonial city of Suchitoto. Lodging.

Day 3 (SAT)  Suchitoto
Breakfast.  Today, we’ll have a walking tour along Suchitoto, visiting its beautiful cobbled streets, art galleries, craft houses, its Central Park and the church of Santa Lucia. Free afternoon for optional activities such as an indigo workshop or a boat trip along Suchitlán Lake. Lodging.

Day 4  (SUN) Suchitoto – Copán
Breakfast. Early departure to the border with Honduras. During the day, we will cross the Honduran border to visit Copan, which keeps stelae, pyramids, ball games and unique burials in the Mayan world. Lodging.

Day 5  (MON) Copán – Guatemala City
Breakfast. Morning transfer to Guatemala City, one of the most modern cities in Central America. Lodging.

Day 6  (TUE) Guatemala 
Breakfast. We will have the day off to enjoy the hotel facilities or, as an optional activity, take a trip to Tikal, the jewel of the classic Mayan world, take a trip to the Pacaya volcano or a cultural visit to the city, visiting its central square, Ixchel Museum, Av. Reforma, etc. Lodging.

Day 7º. (WED) Guatemala – Iximché – Atitlán
Breakfast. Departure to Guatemala Highlands. On our way, we will visit Iximché, an archaeological site that was the Old Mayan Capital of the Cakchiquel Kingdom. We will continue to Lake Atitlán, that the expert Aldous Huxley said “it is the one of the most beautiful lakes in the world”. Lodging.

Day 8º. (THU) Atitlán – Chichicastenango – Atitlán
Breakfast. In the morning: transfer to village of Chichicastenango, where we will visit one of the most famous indigenous markets in all Latin America. 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 09º. (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 10º. (SAT) La Antigua – Guatemala Airport
Breakfast. Transfer to the International Airport of Guatemala City. End of our services.

 

Hotels:

Option “A” Option “B” Option “C”
San Salvador
Barceló Barceló Villa terra
Suchitoto Los Almendros de San Lorenzo Los Almendros de San Lorenzo Posada Suchitlán
Copán Marina Copán Marina Copán Plaza Copán
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

Effective: Year 2020. **Not Effective for Holy Week (04th April – 12th  April) New Year’s Eve (20 December  to 2th January, 2021).

Mayan Treasures 10 Days

A trip to enjoy, in only 10 days, the main colonial cities and attractive sites in Guatemala and El Salvador

Departures: Thursday.

Service: Regular. Minimum: 2 Pax.

Languages: Spanish – English