Ruta Maya (Guatemala & Mexico Yucatan)

11 days / 10 nights – Departure: Every Tuesday from Guatemala
Follow the steps of the Mayan civilization in Guatemala and Mexico visiting its most important monuments and archeological sites in Central America

Mexico and Guatemala are the Central American countries richest in Mayan culture and history. Their vivacious volcanoes, the breathtaking landscapes and the most important monuments of Mayan civilization are the background of this beautiful cultural wandering.

  • 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 Yaxchilan
  • Visit to the Archaeological site of Palenque
  • Visit of Campeche old town
  • Visit to the Archaeological site of Uxmal
  • Visit to the Archaeological site of Chichen Itza
  • At leisure in Cancun

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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 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 4: BOAT RIDE SAN JUAN LA LAGUNA LAKE 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
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 Petén. 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 selected hotel for accommodations.

DAY 6: FLORES/COROZAL/YAXCHILAN/PALENQUE
Box breakfast will be delivered by the hotel. At 05:00 am, you will be transferred to Bethel, boat trip to Corozal, reception at Border Corozal to take a boat along the Usumacinta River where you can see spider monkeys, crocodiles and tropical birds, looking on one side at the Petén Jungle and on the other side the Lacandon jungle Arrival in the archeological zone of YAXCHILAN, important Mayan city sunk in the jungle, the main structure in this site in temple 33. At the end of the tour, you will be transferred to the Hotel for accommodations.

DAY 7: PALENQUE/CAMPECHE
Breakfast. At indicated time visit the archeological zone of Palenque, one of the most remarkable Mayan cities because of its beautiful sculptural art and important architecture in the middle of the green jungle. Then we meet a beautiful panorama of the Gulf of Mexico; go on to the beautiful walled city of Campeche. We will visit the fort, built in the XVII century to protect the city from the pirates; you can watch sites, some of them are now museums. In the fort you can see corridors, many color colonial houses and temples; the main attraction is the main plaza with its beautiful kiosk and the cathedral facing it. At the end of the tour, you will be transferred to the Hotel for accommodations.

 DAY 8: CAMPECHE/UXMAL/MERIDA
Breakfast. At indicated time, transfer to visit Uxmal, archeological zone with a great architecture: the Fortuneteller Pyramid, the Quadrangle of the Nuns, the Governor Palace, and the Ball Court. Lunch and then to Merida, the White City where we have a tour through Paseo de Montejo, Monument to the Country, Main Plaza with its cathedral and Government Palace. At the end of the tour, you will be transferred to the Hotel for accommodations.

 DAY 9: MERIDA-CHICHEN ITZA-CANCÚN
Breakfast. Departure to Chichen Itza, the most named Mayan city, archaeological site where you can know the advanced astronomic and architectonic knowledge. It has the step pyramid named the Castle or Temple of Kukulcan, the Skull Platform, the Temple of Jaguars, the Observatory, the 1000 Columns Plaza, the Sacred Cenote. Time for lunch and transfer to the hotel in Cancun or Mayan Riviera for accommodations. 

DAY 10: CANCÚN
Breakfast. Day at leisure. Accommodations at selected hotel.

DAY 11: CANCÚN-AIRPORT
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport for the flight that will take you home.

Shared services option
Price net per person in €uros

Every Tuesday
Travel Period Dbl share p/p Sgl suppl Hotels Type of travel
05/01/21 – 15/12/21 1.745 370 3* Shared services
05/01/21 – 15/12/21 1.870 540 4* Shared services
05/01/21 – 15/12/21 2.150 600 5* Shared services

Private services option
Price net per person in €uros

Every Tuesday
Travel Period Dbl share p/p Sgl suppl Hotels Type of travel
05/01/21 – 15/12/21 2.340 860 3* Private services
05/01/21 – 15/12/21 2.450 870 4* Private services
05/01/21 – 15/12/21 2.700 860 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

    City/Hotel 3 Stars *** 4 Stars **** 5 Stars *****
    GUATEMALA Las Americas Radisson and Suites o Barcelo Westin Camino Real
    PANAJACHEL Regis Porta del Lago Atitlan
    PALENQUE BW Maya Palenque BW Maya Palenque Villas Mercedes
    CAMPECHE Plaza Campeche Ocean View Ocean View
    MERIDA El Castellano El Castellano El Castellano
    CANCUN / RIVIERA MAYA City Express or Bel Air
    Collection Resort Cancun
    Bel Air Collection Resort
    Cancun or Riviera Maya
    The Westin Resort & Spa o Bel Air
    Collection Riviera Maya
  • Meals
    Breakfast daily , 5 lunches
  • Transportation
    All transfers and excursions conducted in SIC shared services or private according the clients choice.
  • Guide
    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 1.745 / person

11 Days

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