DAY 1 | OUTBUND
Meet on arrival and transfer to your hotel in Antigua. Accommodation.
DAY 2 | ANTIGUA
Breakfast. After breakfast, departure for walking tour through beautiful Antigua: volcano surroundings, colourful local homes, colonial architecture, and the ancient monasteries that hold the secrets of the past. Accommodation.
DAY 3 | PACAYA
Breakfast. Departure to hike one of the famous Guatamalan volcanos: The Pacaya. If you’re lucky, you may have a chance to roast marshmallows over the lava! After this adventurous trip, transfer to Santa Teresa Spa and enjoy the rest of your afternoon at the hot springs. Return to Antigua.
DAY 4 | ANTIGUA - ATITLAN LAKE - SAN MARCOS LA LAGUNA
Breakfast. Hotel check out. Departure to Lake Atitlán: the famous lake surrounded by three volcanoes and home to twelve native tribes. Travel toPanajachel where you will take a boat to San Marcos. Tour of San Marcos: delight in its hand-painted murals and also go to the Cerro Tzankujil nature reserve. Thrill-seekers can jump from a 20-meter platform into the lake below. Accommodation. Lunch and dinner included.
DAY 5 | SAN MARCOS LA LAGUNA - SAN LUCAS
Breakfast. Hotel check-out. Departure by boat to San Lucas, known as the "Hidden Jewel of the Lake". Upon arrival, walking tour and visit to “Cofradía of Maximón” Lunch. Free afternoon to enjoy the natural beauty of San Lucas. Accommodation.
DAY 6 | SAN LUCAS - PANAJACHEL - CHICHICASTENANGO - ANTIGUA
Breakfast. Hotel check-out. Departure by boat to Panajachel. Bus transfer to the unique“Chichicastenango Market”. You will have the opportunity to explore this colourful local market filled with ingenious delights. Visit Santo Tomás Church where the famous Sacred book of Mayans "PopolVuh" was found, and witness the Mayan ceremonies that take place here. Lunch included. In the afternoon, return to Antigua. Accommodation.
DAY 7 | GUATEMALA CITY - COPAN (HONDURAS)
Breakfast. Hotel check-out. Depart for Honduras. Arrive at Guatemala / Honduras border – immigration procedures will take place. Arrive at Santa Rosa de Copan. Visit the Mayan civilization site: Copan –The Kingdom of the Sun. Guided visit and afterwards free time to explore by yourself. Accommodation.
DAY 8 | COPAN - QUIRIGUA - RIO DULCE - LIVINGSTON
Breakfast. Hotel check-out. Depart from Copan to Guatemala. Arrive at Quiriguá archaeological site: here you will find highest stone monumental structures erected in the Maya world Continue to Rio Dulce. Take a private boat trip to the Canyon of the Sweet River. Be prepared visitis lands of hotsprings filled with beautiful birdlife. Arrive at the Garifuna village of Livingston. Accommodation.
DAY 9 | LIVINGSTON - PLAYA BLANCA
Breakfast. Shared boat transfer to Playa Blanca, a pure, white beach complete with clear waters and palm trees. Free time: take the opportunity to relax and enjoy paradise. In the afternoon transfer back to Livingston.
DAY 10 | LIVINGSTON - RIO DULCE - LANQUIN - SEMUC CHAMPEY
Breakfast. Hotel check-out. Depart Livingston by shared boat to Rio Dulce. Shared shuttle to Lanquin. Arrival and accommodation.
DAY 11 | SEMUC CHAMPEY - LANQUIN
Breakfast. Depart early for Semuc Champey: a natural splendour of sixturquoise pools formed along a limestone bridge.Explore the lush mountainous jungle, swim and relax in the pools and try tubing. Picnic lunch. Time to explore the water cave: get excited to squeeze between rocks, see bats, swim in a cave and experience stalactites and stalagmites first hand. Return to Lanquin.
DAY 12 | LANQUIN - FLORES - TIKAL
Breakfast. Departure by shared shutle to Flores. Meet on arrival and private transfer to Tikal. Arrival and accommodation. Dinner.
DAY 13 | TIKAL SUNRISE TOUR
Early departure for Tikal Park: a once in lifetime chance to experience the awakening of the jungle and watch the sunrise behind Temples l, ll and lll. Guided tour through Tikal archeaologicalsite–themostfamous cultural and natural gem in Guatemala where you wil lclimb Temple IV: the largest pre-Hispanic building in America. Box breakfast. Free time to explore by yourself. Remainder of the day at leisure. Return to hotel.
DAY 14 | FLORES
Breakfast, transfer to Flores. Arrival and accommodation. In the afternoon visit to Flores.
DAY 15 | FLORES - BLUE CRATER
Breakfast. You will be pick up at 7.00-8.00 am and transferred to Sayaxche 1hr approx. Then, you will take a boat to the Pucte stream. The Blue Crater is located remotely sailing 1 hr. 30 min. approx. The blue color of the water, is still unknown, according to marine biologist who visited the place is due to the amount of snails that are in the place and that give off the blue coloration. Your guide will provides you with the snorkeling equipment to appreciate the aquatic life. Enjoy a pic nic lunch at the boat, in the afternoon return to Flores.
DAY 16 | FLORES - YAXHA SUNSET
Breakfast. Morning at leisure. In the afternoon you will be pick up at 2:00 pmabd transferred to Yaxha archaeological site 1hr 30 min. approx. Located in the northeast of the Petén. Explore this atmospheric lakeside site ending with refreshments & wonderful views at sunset over the rainforest canopy from atop the main temples. Yaxha is notable for the unique survival of its toponym from the classical period. The name of the city is of ancient origin, literally meaning blue-green (Yax) water (ha). Enjoy snacks at the site, then return to Flores at your hotel.
DAY 17 | FLORES
Breakfast. Hotel check-out. Transfer out to the airport to board flight back to London.
3 STARS HOTELS & LODGE
4 Nights stay in Antigua at Casa Antigua Hotel w/bkf
1 Night stay in San Marcos de la Laguna at Lush Atitlan Hotel w/ bkf
1 Night stay in San Lucas de Toliman at Toliman Hotel w/ bkf
1 Night stay in Copan at TierraMaya Hotel w/ bkf
2 Nights stay in Livingston at Villa Caribe Hotel w/ Half board
2 Nights stay in Semuc Champey at El Portal Hostal w/ Half board
2 Nights stay in Tikal at Intal Inn Hotel w/bkf
3 Nights stay in Peten itzá Lake at Maya Internacional Hotel w/bkf
Walking tour and Pacaya Volcano
Boat visit to Lake towns
Shared shutlle and visit to Chichicastenango´s indigenous handicraft market
Visit to Copan Archeological Site
Visit to Quirigua Archeological Site
Visit to PLaya Blanca
Visit to Semuc Champey Natural Pools and Kambá Caves
Tikal Sunrise Tour
City Tour, Blue Crater and Yaxha Sunset Tour
Transfer In-Out in every city
Shared shutles for tours and between cities
Travel insurance (medical and/or personal).
Meals not mention in the meal plan.
Personal expenses (laundry, phone, tips, etc.)