Volcanoes, Lakes, and Hot Springs

11 Day Guatemala Itinerary

The rich history and beautiful sights blew us away! We got more than we expected from this Guatemala trip.

The most amazing Tikal experience...

This Guatemala adventure started with an up-close experience at Tikal. We really enjoyed our guide who is very knowledgeable about the history and Mayan stories. He's obviously super passionate about this destination and we learned a lot.

The gem of this trip...

Many people rave about the beauty of Semuc Champey but you wouldn't know until you see it for yourself. It really is like emerald pools. The town of Languin was charming for our stay there. Lake Atitlan is really a gem of the country. We were able to do a lot of things such as hiking San Pedro Volcano and visiting the open market at Chichicastenango. We even treated ourselves to the hot springs at the end of the trip.

What makes this vacation successful...

Our drivers were all professional and knowledgeable. They were fun and always in a good mood. Especially the driver who transported us from Panajachel to Monterrico. We had the chance to learn more about the country and culture with him while he drove us around.

Activities

1stday

Special Tour Services-GNT

2nddayTikal One Day
4thday

Semuc Champey Collective Tour

6thdayHiking San Pedro Volcano
10thdayMangrove Forest & Tule Boat Tour

Meals

Free Breakfast for 2 days

Transport

flightGuatemala City, Guatemala to Flores and Santa Elena  
private driverFlores and Santa Elena to Tikal  
private driverTikal to Flores and Santa Elena  
shuttleFlores and Santa Elena to Lanquin  
shuttleLanquin to Lake Atitlan  
private driverLake Atitlan to Monterrico, Santa Rosa  
private driverMonterrico, Santa Rosa to Guatemala City, Guatemala  

Trip Overview




DAY 1


Tikal

Hotel Jungle Lodge Tikal
- night 1 of 2

Special Tour Services-GNT

Guatemala City to Flores and Santa Elena

Flores and Santa Elena to Tikal

Jungle Lodge Hotel
Jungle Lodge Hotel


3:00 pm check-in
1 room

A stay at the Jungle Lodge grants you proximity to the Tikal National Park, which draws visitors from all over the world. The national park is home to world-famous Mayan ruins and rainforest that protects ...

Special Tour Services-GNT

from 10:10 am - 2:30 pm
Transport included

DAY 2


Tikal

Hotel Jungle Lodge Tikal
- night 2 of 2

Tikal One Day

Tikal One Day
Tikal One Day

Tikal National Park is the most amazing tour where you will be taken back thousands of years to the seat of the Maya Culture.


from 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Transport included

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DAY 3


Tikal / Lanquin

Hotel Jungle Lodge Tikal

Hotel El Retiro Lodge
- night 1 of 2

Tikal to Flores and Santa Elena

Flores and Santa Elena to Lanquin

OPEN DAY TO EXPLORE
El Retiro Lodge
El Retiro Lodge


3:00 pm check-in
1 room

El Retiro Lodge offers a fun and down-to-earth experience of the Guatemalan countryside, not far from the caves of Lanquín and the bright blue waters of Semuc Champey. It offers equal parts riverside tranquility ...

DAY 4


Lanquin

Hotel El Retiro Lodge
- night 2 of 2

Semuc Champey Collective Tour

Semuc Champey Collective Tour
Semuc Champey Collective Tour

Semuc Champey is a natural, 1,247-foot limestone bridge. It overlooks the Cahabón River. Pools of clear, blue-green water form a stepped waterway on top of the bridge.


from 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Transport included

DAY 5


Lanquin / Lake Atitlan

Hotel El Retiro Lodge

Hotel Posada de Don Rodrigo (ATI)
- night 1 of 4

Lanquin, Alta Verapaz to Panajachel, Lake Atitlan

OPEN DAY TO EXPLORE
Posada Don Rodrigo Atitlan
Posada Don Rodrigo Atitlan


3:00 pm check-in
1 room

Hotel Posada de Don Rodrigo is located in the town of Panajachel, which lies along the northern shores of Lake Atitlán. The hotel has clean, spacious rooms and beautiful views of the lake.

DAY 6


Lake Atitlan

Hotel Posada de Don Rodrigo (ATI)
- night 2 of 4

Hiking San Pedro Volcano

Hiking San Pedro Volcano
Hiking San Pedro Volcano

The San Pedro Volcano was declared a national park in 2006. The volcano is covered with tropical forests and takes about 4–5 hours to reach the summit along a well-maintained trail.


from 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Transport included

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DAY 7


Lake Atitlan

Hotel Posada de Don Rodrigo (ATI)
- night 3 of 4

Chichicastenango Half-Day Tour

Chichicastenango Half-Day Tour
Chichicastenango Half-Day Tour

Spend a half day exploring the church and market of Chichicastenango. This tour will give you a good look at the rich culture of this town.


from 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Transport included

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DAY 8


Lake Atitlan

Hotel Posada de Don Rodrigo (ATI)
- night 4 of 4

Hot Springs and Indigenous Villages

Hot Springs and Indigenous Villages
Hot Springs and Indigenous Villages

This tour includes a visit to indigenous villages and a soak in hot springs. As such, it's a nice mixture of cultural exploration and leisure activities.


from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Transport included

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DAY 9


Lake Atitlan / Monterrico, Santa Rosa

Hotel Posada de Don Rodrigo (ATI)

Hotel Dos Mundos Beach Resort Monterrico
- night 1 of 2

Panajachel, Lake Atitlan to Monterrico

OPEN DAY TO EXPLORE
Dos Mundos Beach Resort
Dos Mundos Beach Resort


2:00 pm check-in
1 room

The Dos Mundos Beach Resort is located along the beach just outside Monterrico. The hotel has awesome access to the coast, good food, and a beautiful pool.

DAY 10


Monterrico, Santa Rosa

Hotel Dos Mundos Beach Resort Monterrico
- night 2 of 2

Mangrove Forest & Tule Boat Tour

Mangrove Forest & Tule Boat Tour
Mangrove Forest & Tule Boat Tour

Monterrico's mangroves are a great place to see birds and other animals. This tour explores the mangrove forests and tule grasses that grow alongside the banks of the mangroves.


from 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Transport included

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DAY 11


Monterrico, Santa Rosa

Hotel Dos Mundos Beach Resort Monterrico

Monterrico to Guatemala City

OPEN DAY TO EXPLORE

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