Discovering MesoAmerica - Guatemala, Honduras, San Salvador, Nicaragua

13 DAYS/12 NIGHTS – Departure: Saturday
An unforgettable experience through the amazing landscapes and the historical monuments of Central America. A life time experience

Mesoamerica refers to the diverse civilizations that shared similar cultural characteristics in the geographic areas comprising the modern-day countries of Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Belize, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. The geography of Mesoamerica is incredibly diverse—it includes humid tropical areas, dry deserts, high mountainous terrain, and low coastal plains. An unforgetable trip  to the beauty of Central America.

  • Antigua Guatemala city tour
  • Visit to Chichicastenango and Atitlan lake
  • Boat ride in San Juan la laguna
  • Visit to the Archaeological site of Tikal
  • Visit to the Archaeological site of Quirigua
  • Visit to the Archaeological site of Copan
  • San Salvador city tour
  • Leon city tour
  • Masaya volcano visit
  • Granada city tour

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DAY 1: GUATEMALA CITY AIRPORT HOTEL
Upon arrival and transfer to selected hotel in Guatemala City for accommodations.

DAY 2: 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 indicated 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 by 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 3: BOAT TRIP SAN JUAN LA LAGUNA LAKE ATITLAN-ANTIGUA GUATEMALA
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 Antigua Guatemala. 

DAY 4: 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 5: ANTIGUA GUATEMALA-AIRPORT-FLORES-TIKAL-FLORES
Box breakfast will be delivered by the hotel. At 03:30 am, you will be transferred to the airport to board your flight to Mundo Maya International Airport in Petén. At arrival, visit to the Archaeological Site of TikalPlace 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 selected hotel for accommodations.

DAY 6: FLORES-RÍO DULCE
Breakfast. We will boat ride Rio Dulce, where we can appreciate between tropical flora and an extend bird diversity. Then, we will visit El Fuerte of San Felipe, sailors’ refuge due to external pressure from Caribbean pirates. When you arrive to Livingstone, you will walk through the Street filled with the Caribbean flavor of the Garifunas. Return to Rio Dulce. Accommodations.

DAY 7: RÍO DULCE-QUIRIGUÁ-COPÁN
Breakfast. Departure to Quiriguá archeological Site (Guatemala), while crossing the road, you can appreciate bananas crops. Then, we arrive to El Florido border and headed to Copán (Honduras), where Mayan Culture left an indelible imprint in one of the most fascinated settlements: funeral steles, petroglyphs staircase and amazing temples which is an amazing heritage through time, it still remained as witness of one of the most advanced civilization of ancient world. Accommodations.

DAY 8: COPÁN-SANTA ANA-JOYA DE CEREN-SAN SALVADOR
Breakfast. Depart from you hotel to Copán, Honduras, It is an archaeological site of the Maya civilization located in the Copán Department of western Honduras, not far from the border with Guatemala. It was the capital city of a major Classic period kingdom from the 5th to 9th centuries AD. The city was located in the extreme southeast of the Mesoamerican cultural region, on the frontier with the Isthmo-Colombian cultural region, and was almost surrounded by non-Maya peoples. In this fertile valley now lies a city of about 3000, a small airport, and a winding road.
Enjoy a unique tour through Copan (declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site), this archaeological site has a special connection with Quiriguá and covers the most impressive dynasty of the Mayan world the dynasty Yax Kuk Mo. You will have free time to take lunch in Copán village by your own. At the end of the tour departure from Copan to San Salvador. You will visit Santa Ana route and Joya de Ceren. Then you will be transfer to San Salvador. Accommodations in selected Hotel.

DAY 9: SAN SALVADOR- SUCHITOTO-LA UNIÓN
Breakfast. In the morning, you will visit San Salvador and a colonial town called Suchitoto, which is located at the northeast of the Capital City. It has an amazing landscape and a Suchitlan Lake that you will appreciate. At the evening, you will departure to La Union. Accommodations in Comfort Inn, La Union.

DAY 10: LA UNIÓN-GULF OF FONSECA-POTOSI-LEÓN
Breakfast. Departure from your hotel and headed to the municipal dock for a delightful ride on the Fonseca Gulf. You will arrive to Potosi, and after migratory process in Nicaragua frontier, you will head to Leon. At your arrival, you will be transfer to selected hotel.

DAY 11: LEÓN
Breakfast. In the morning, you will visit the City, La Recolección, El Calvario, and The Cathedral, where Ruben Dario grave is located. In the evening, you will have time for rest and visit the city.

DAY 12: LEÓN-MASAYA-GRANADA
Breakfast. You will departure to Granada at the evening. In the morning, you will visit Masaya volcano. Transfer to Granada where you´ll visit the Colonial City. Accommodations in selected hotel.

DAY 13: GRANADA-AIRPORT
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport for the flight that will take you home.

Shared services option
Price net per person in €uros

Every Saturday
Travel Period Dbl share p/p Sgl suppl Hotels Type of travel
05/01/21 – 31/12/21 2.500 380 3* Shared services
05/01/21 – 31/12/21 2.730 595 4* Shared services
05/01/21 – 31/12/21 2.880 680 5* Shared services

Private services Option
Prices p/p in Euros

Every Saturday
Travel Period Dbl share p/p Sgl suppl Hotels Type of travel
05/01/21 – 31/12/21 3.050 2.050 3* Private services
05/01/21 – 31/12/21 3.270 2.030 4* Private services
05/01/21 – 31/12/21 3.420 2.040 5* Private services
  • Rates are not valid for Christmas period 26/12/20 – 2/1/21 and Easter period 28/3/21 – 4/4/21

 Notes
Travel Period: Range of time price are valid. Should your desired trip dates cover 2 different travel periods, rates should be recalculated and proposed to you by mail.
Type of Travel: vforvacation offers two types of travel:

a) Shared services which means “seat in coach” basis tours with multinational fellow travelers’ groups.
b) Private services which means that all arrangements and land services are on individual basis.

Single supplement: Cost of Single supplement is only valid on a basis of minimum 3 paying passengers travelling together.
For Solo travelers on private service tours, rates should be recalculated and proposed to you by mail.

  • Accommodation

    3* 4* 5*
    ANTIGUA Lo de Bernal Camino Real Antigua Santo Domingo / El Convento
    PANAJACHEL Regis Porta del Lago Atitlan
    GUATEMALA Las Americas Radisson Suites or Barcelo Westin Camino Real
    FLORES Del Patio Casona del Lago Camino Real Tikal
    RIO DULCE Catamaran Banana Palms Banana Palms (4*)
    COPAN Plaza Copan Clarion Copan Marina Copan
    SAN SALVADOR Villa Terra Barcelo Real Intercontinental
    LA UNION Comfort Inn Comfort Inn Comfort Inn 
    LEON Hotel Asturia El Convento El Convento
    GRANADA Patio del Malinche Dario Dario
  • Meals
    Breakfast daily, 1 lunch
  • Transportation
    All transfers and excursions conducted in SIC shared services or private according the client’s choice.
  • Guides
    Services of professional driver/guides included
  • Entrance Fees
    All entrance fees included
  • Luggage
    Luggage assistance
  • International and domestic Air tickets
    Price Air Ticket Gua/Frs/Gua by TAG (TG) 231.00 per person – RT
    Price Air Ticket Gua/Frs or Frs/Gua by TAG (TG) 128.00 per person – OW
    Price Air Ticket Gua/Frs/Gua by AVIANCA (AV) 240.00 per person – RT
    Price Air Ticket Gua/Frs or Frs/Gua by AVIANCA (AV) 140.00 per person – OW
  • Fuel charges of airline depends on the season (please check)
  • Any other meals than the above described
  • Tips for guides and drivers
  • Any services not clearly mentioned in the program or mentioned as optional
  • In case of more travelers or groups pls request ad hoc and we’ll send you our proposal by mail.
  • For special groups and ad hoc programs pls request and we’ll send you our proposal by mail.

Only 2.500 / person

13 Days

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