Guatemala Highlights

This 2-week tour hits the Guatemalan highlights. You'll explore a new place each day and make visits to Antigua, Lake Atitlán, Todos Santos Cuchumatán, Semuc Champey, Quetzaltenango, the Río Dulce, Flores, and Tikal.

Day 1, Monday: Arrive in Guatemala City and be taken to your hotel.

Day 2, Tuesday: Depart for Antigua, where you will visit the most important attractions within this charming city: churches, convents, monasteries and other colonial sites. Accommodations in Antigua.

Day 3, Wednesday: Travel to the Iximché archaeological site and then continue on towards Lake Atitlán. Accommodations in Panajachel.

Day 4, Thursday: Boat excursion to the town of Santiago Atitlán, one of the twelve villages that surround Lake Atitlán. In the afternoon, you will travel to Quetzaltenango for accommodations.

Day 5, Friday: Tour the colorful animal market outside of San Francisco El Alto and then visit the San Andrés Xecul Church. In the afternoon, travel to Huehuetenango for accommodations.

Day 6, Saturday: Visit the colorful market in Todos Santos Cuchumatán. In the afternoon you will transfer to Chichicastenango to accommodations.

Day 7, Sunday: Visit the colorful market of Chichicastenango and the Santo Tomás Church. After lunch, transfer back to Guatemala City.

Day 8, Monday: Journey through the departments of El Progreso, Baja Verapaz and Alta Verapaz as you make your way to Semuc Champey. Semuc Champey has turquoise pools that are perfect for swimming.

That afternoon you will continue on to the Grutas de Lanquín, a system of limestone caves. In the afternoon you will be transferred to Cobán for accommodations.

Day 9, Tuesday: Visit the archeological site in Copán, Honduras. Accommodations in Copán.

Day 10, Wednesday: Return to Guatemalan and visit the archaeological site of Quiriguá. In the afternoon, transfer to Río Dulce for accommodations.

Day 11, Thursday: Boat excursion on the Río Dulce and visits to Lívingston and the San Felipe Castle. In the afternoon, transfer to Flores or Tikal for accommodations.

Day 12, Friday: Visit the archaeological site of Ceibal. After lunch, transfer back to Flores or Tikal for accommodations.

Day 13, Saturday: Tour the archaeological sites of Yaxhá and Topoxté. After lunch, transfer back to Flores or Tikal for accommodations.

Day 14, Sunday: Visit the Mayan site of Tikal. That afternoon you will fly back to Guatemala City

Day 15, Monday: Transfer to the La Aurora International Airport or the hotel of your choice.

What to Bring:

Comfortable shoes and clothes, sunscreen, hat, camera, bottled water, and cash for tips, food, crafts and other souvenirs.

What's Included:

Entrance fees, baggage handling, and insurance. DOES NOT INCLUDE: Hotel, tips, personal expenditures, and food.

Transportation

Many of our tours and activities offer transportation pick up & drop off options from several locations and destinations. Options vary by tour, see “More Time and Rates” for full details.

What to Bring:

Comfortable shoes and clothes, sunscreen, hat, camera, bottled water, and cash for tips, food, crafts and other souvenirs.

What's Included:

Entrance fees, baggage handling, and insurance. DOES NOT INCLUDE: Hotel, tips, personal expenditures, and food.

Transportation

Many of our tours and activities offer transportation pick up & drop off options from several locations and destinations. Options vary by tour, see “More Time and Rates” for full details.

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