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The Best of Guatemala


This is your Bucket List for Guatemala!
6 days starting at $1,309/Person

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This itinerary to Guatemala takes you to explore the authentic highlights of Antigua, the Mayan city of Tikal and the thriving Mayan culture and stunning landscapes of Lake Atitlan. The Mayan city of Tikal is other-worldly, Lake Atitlan’s Mayan culture is captivating and Antigua’s colonial architecture is spell-binding.

Our local specialists and tour guides have designed and dialed in all the secret stops that any local would approve of.

What you can expect in every tour:

  • Hand picked guides specialized for every excursion
  • 7 regional offices with 24/7 in country support
  • Transfers with English guide to/from all airports
  • Local specialists who live and guide the destination
  • Personal dining recommendations for food lovers
  • Incredibly comfortable authentic accommodations

What you will experience in a day of travel


Breakfast in Flores

Tour of Tikal

Mayan Picnic

Explore Tikal

Relax at your hotel

Dinner in Flores

6 Day Travel Itinerary

Our tours depart any day of the year, there are no fixed departure dates. It’s really simply, we’ve designed some of the best experiences that cover your “bucket list” must see stuff in each destination. You can trust in our 20 years of experience, that everything will run just like clockwork.

Days 1-2

GUATEMALA CITY

  • Your Central American adventure begins in capital of Guatemala!
  • Soak up the lively sights and sounds of Guatemala City.
  • Catch a good night sleep before tomorrow’s flight to Tikal.

Guatemala’s fascinating capital has an energy like nowhere else in the country and is also home to the country’s best museums and galleries. Tomorrow you’ll have an easy stress-free morning as you make the short journey back to the airport for your flight to Flores, home of the Mayan city of Tikal.

Days 2-3

FLORES

  • Private tour of the Americas largest excavated site, Tikal.
  • Learn more about the history of the city of Tikal at its museum.
  • Picnic lunch surrounded by Tikal’s 3,000 Mayan structures.

Guatemala’s nature and Mayan history seamlessly intertwine providing visitors with the added bonus of enjoying both aspects at the same time. Experience the Mayan world and culture like nowhere else on the planet at the mighty Mayan city of Tikal. You’ll be transported to another world as you explore its 5 main temples accompanied by the calls of howler monkeys and exotic birds from the surrounding 220 sq. mile Tikal National Park.

Days 3-4

LAKE ATITLAN

  • Private tour of Lake Atitlan’s Mayan village of Santiago.
  • Lunch with stunning views of the lake and surrounding volcanoes.
  • Optional Shaman Ceremony at the house of Guatemalan folk saint, Maximon.

Author Aldous Huxley famously described Lake Atitlan as ‘too much of a good thing’. Not only does Lake Atitlan have one of the most awe-inspiring settings but the hillside Mayan village of Santiago provides a unique insight and understanding of Guatemala’s Maya culture and society that thrives in this area.

Days 4-6

ANTIGUA

  • Tour of a coffee plantation with the ‘As Green as it Gets’ (AGAIG) Charity.
  • Guided walking tour of Antigua’s highlights: Cathedral, La Merced, Central Park.
  • Browse the colorful market of Chichicastenango or Solola.

The city of Antigua is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the jewel of Guatemala filled with beautiful colonial architecture, a vibrant culture and is a central figure in the history of the country. Within the city, its churches, squares and authentic markets are a hive of activity while visiting the indigenous communities and coffee plantations on the city’s outskirts will introduce you to its rich culture, heritage and some of the world’s best coffee. From souvenirs to authentic handicrafts and traditional foods, the markets of Chichicastenango (Thursdays and Sundays) or Chichi for short and Solola (Tuesdays and Fridays), host some of the most colorful markets in Central America and perhaps the Americas.

The Best of Guatemala Highlights

Hotels & Pricing

(price estimate for 2 people traveling together)

We have over 20 years experience building relationships with a short list of some of the best hotels and guides in Central & South America, from 7 regional offices in Latin America. Let us know your travel dates and destination preferences, and we’ll match you with YOUR PERFECT Latin America experience. 

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Option 1: Comfort
$1,309 /person
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Option 2: Superior
$1,729 /person
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Option 3: Luxury
$2,339 /person
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