DAY 1: GUATEMALA CITY AIRPORT-ANTIGUA GUATEMALA
Upon arrival and transfer to Antigua Guatemala. Accommodations at selected hotel.
DAY 2: ANTIGUA GUATEMALA HALF DAY
Breakfast. Departure from your hotel to visit Antigua Guatemala. There you will visit the Colonial Monuments of Antigua Guatemala, declared Cultural Heritage of Humanity and considered one of the most beautiful colonial cities of America, during the colonial period was the capital of the Kingdom of Guatemala that included the southern provinces of Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica; political, cultural, religious, economic center of the Central American area, the city stopped its march after the earthquake in 1773, the city was uninhabited and then moved to the Nueva Guatemala de la Asunción (official name of Guatemala City). Continue visiting the Jade factory and the handicraft market. At the end of the tour, return to the hotel for accommodations.
DAY 3: ANTIGUA GUATEMALA-CHICHICASTENANGO-ATITLÁN LAKE
Breakfast. Transfer from your hotel to the Guatemalan Highlands along the Panamerican Highway to Chichicastenango, a quiche Indian town surrounded by hills and mountains that jealously keep the inhabitants’ traditions, as they melt their prehispanic and catholic rituals at the 400 years old church of Santo Tomas, built on the remains of a Mayan Temple. Here, market days, Thursdays and Sundays, acquire great meaning and smoky incense impregnates the atmosphere with mysticism and religiosity. People barter their product and the market explodes with color, tradition, and folklore. At indicted time, transfer to Panajachel, a village located on the shores of Lake Atitlan. Considered as one of the most beautiful lakes around the world, surrounded three volcanoes Atitlan, Tolimán, and San Pedro that are protecting the lake. At the end of the tour, you will be transferred to the Hotel for accommodations.
DAY 4: BOAT RIDE SAN JUAN LA LAGUNA ATITLÁN LAKE –GUATEMALA CITY
Breakfast. At indicated time, you will enjoy a morning boat trip to San Juan La Laguna, this village is of Cackchiquel origin and its inhabitants are mainly fishermen and farmers, as well as textile manufacturers. At indicated time, transfer from Panajachel to Guatemala City.
DAY 5: GUATEMALA CITY-FLORES-TIKAL-FLORES-GUATEMALA CITY
Box breakfast will be delivered by the hotel. At 04:00 am, you will be transferred to the airport to board your flight to Mundo Maya International Airport in Peten. At arrival, visit to the Archaeological Site of Tikal “Place of Voices”, surrounded by the tropical forest that has kept Tikal in its millennial dream. Visit the main Plaza and the Temple of the Great Jaguar, central acropolis, Mundo Perdido and temple IV from where you can observe the majesty of the city and the emerald green jungle. After lunch (included – no drinks), transfer to the Mundo Maya International to aboard the flight to return to Guatemala City. Upon arrival and transfer to the selected hotel for accommodations.
DAY 6: HOTEL- GUATEMALA CITY AIRPORT
Breakfast. Transfer to Airport for boarding the flight that will take you home or an optional tour.