The Guatemala Executive package is thought for people staying in Guatemala only a few days and still want to see the main highlights of our beautiful country! Upon request it is also possible to only do parts of the package!
Day 1: Arrival in Guatemala, Overnight in Antigua...
EnjoyGuatemala welcomes you the El Mundo Maya, the beautiful land of lakes, volcanoes and ancient Mayan Culture. Upon arrival at the International Airport of Guatemala City, one of our drivers will wait for you at the exit of the airport to transfer you to your hotel in Antigua. Overnight in Antigua.
Day 2: Antigua...
Enjoy breakfast, then your guide will meet you for a city tour of Antigua. Enormous churches monasteries and colonial mansions from the 17/18th century line the city's cobblestone streets. UNESCO declared Antigua patrimony to mankind. The guided tour also includes visits to The Merced Church, Central Plaza, Casa Kojom (coffee and Music Museum), Ciudad Vieja and Aguas calientes. Lunch at a local restaurant in the heart of Antigua. Late afternoon at your leisure or walk the streets and visit the markets in search of handmade cloths, weavings and crafts. Overnight in Antigua. B, L
Day 3: Chichicastenango, Lake Atitlan...
Morning drive into the Altiplano (highlands) of Guatemala. Chichicastenango is home to one of the most spectacular and traditional markets in the Americas. The market is operational on Thursdays and Sundays starting at 8:00 am. There you will see and have a chance to buy impressive handicraft souvenirs. Visit the 400 year old Santo Tomas Church, where Catholic and pagan rites take place side by side in a truly mystic atmosphere. On the steps, people praying burn copal incense. Once inside the church, they offer candles and flowers to the souls of the departed, while they call on the saints and the lords of all the natural forces. After lunch you will be transferred to Panajachel on Lake Atitlan where you will have the rest of the afternoon and the evening at leisure. Overnight in Panajachel, 5000 feet above sea level! B
Day 4: Lake Atitlan, Excursion to Santiago...
Today you will have an excursion by boat to Santiago, a typical Mayan village. Crossing Lake Atitlan you will see the three volcanoes San Pedro, Toliman and Atitlan that are dominating the landscape. Santiago is known for the quality and beauty of its textile products. In the afternoon, you will return to Guatemala City. Overnight in Guatemala City. B
Day 5: Peten/Tikal Excursion...
Today you will take an early morning flight into the heart of the Guatemalan jungle hosting the Maya monuments and the pyramids of Tikal. In this remote area, one of the greatest civilizations of its time built a city that lasted for centuries. The site of Tikal is in a National Park where the native flora and fauna still flourish relatively undisturbed. Hundreds of species of birds, including toucans and macaws, and various species of monkeys gliding through the dense vegetation can be seen. After lunch at the ruins, transfer to the airport to take your flight back to Guatemala City. Overnight in Guatemala City. B, L
Day 6: Departure Guatemala City...
Your tour ends this morning at your hotel in Guatemala. EnjoyGuatemala provides transfers throughout the day to the Guatemala City airport. Thanks for vacationing with EnjoyGuatemala. ĄGood-bye! B
This itinerary starts: Monday/Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday
Accommodations and Meals:
B = American Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
All prices are quoted per person.
Ask for group prices for more than 3 travelers!
Accommodations, transfers, local airfare Guatemala City - Tikal and/or Copan, guided services throughout and meals and activities as indicated on itinerary.
Price Does Not Include:
International airfare, gratuities, personal expenses and airport departure taxes.
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