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10-Day Guatemala Mayan Explorer Tour

Tour Code: 762-5160
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Guatemala City, gt
10 Days 9 Nights

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Highlights: Travel by an organized adventure Travel in Guatemala, another way you can enjoy your trip while you will be with real mayan cultures, ruins, and natures.

  • Group Size: Maximum 12 passengers

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    Day 1

    Guatemala City - Antigua

    After arrival at the Aurora Airport in Guatemala City, we will be picked by by a tour representative and then transferred to the local hotel for the evening.
    Standard Hotel: Hotel los Bucaros or similar
    Day 2

    Antigua - Panajachel (25 km)

    Today the driver will pick up at your hotel in Antigua and transfer to Panajachel, but we will drop off on the road of San Jorge La Laguna, where there will be a member of the mayan family waiting for you and we will spend 1 night at their home. From the road we will walk down around 600 mts to the centre of the village.
    • Guatemala City, Guatemala

      The capital and most populated city in Guatemala is nestled in a mountain valley. It is divided into 22 zones, each containing its own interesting places and hidden secrets for visitors to discover.


      Panajachel is a town in the west of Guatemala City. It is near the Lake Atitlan so it would be convenient to view beautiful sunset view on the lake.
    Standard Hotel: Mayan homestay in San Jorge La Laguna
    Breakfast: IncludedDinner: Included
    Day 3


    Today we will be transferred by a taxi to the hotel in Panajachel, where we will leave our luggage and check in. From the hotel the taxi will transfer us to the public dock where the boat waiting for us for the lake boat trip. The first village we will visit is the San Juan la Laguna, here we will have 1 hour for visiting. Then we will visit San Pedro la Laguna for 1 hour. The last village is the Santiago Atitlan where we will spend 1.5 hours. After that we will return back to the hotel in Panajachel.

    Transportation: Private Taxi and Shared boat
    Pick up time: 8:30 am from Mayan Homestay and 9:30am for the Lake boat trip
    Pick up: Mayan homestay for the taxi and Hotel for the boat tour

    • Panajachel, Guatemala

      Panajachel is a town in the southwestern Guatemalan Highlands, less than 90 miles from Guatemala City, in the department of Solola. "Panajachel" derives from the Kaqchikel language and roughly translates to "place of the Matasanos," the white sapote fruit tree.
    Standard Hotel: Hotel Kakchiquel or similar
    Day 4

    Panajachel - Chichicastenango - Antigua (Thursday and Sunday only) (82 km)

    Today our driver will pick up at the hotel in Panajachel and then transfer us to Chichicastenango Market where we will have around 5 hours for visiting and shopping. Later we will be transferred to the hotel in Antigua.
    • Chichicastenango, Guatemala

      Chichicastenango is a town in the El Quiche department of Guatemala. It is located in a mountainous region about 140 km (87 mi) northwest of Guatemala City. Chichicastenango often hosts market days where vendors sell handicrafts, food, flowers, pottery, wooden boxes and other tools.
    Standard Hotel: Hotel Posada Los Bucaros or similar
    Day 5

    Antigua - Pacaya Volcano - Antigua (48 km)

    Today our driver will pick up at your hotel in Antigua and transfer us for 1 hour by bus to Pacaya Volcano base and we will walk up for 2 hours to the amazing volcano peak. Afterwards we will return back to the hotel in Antigua.
    • Pacaya Volcano, Guatemala

      Pacaya is an active complex volcano in Guatemala, which first erupted approximately 23,000 years ago and has erupted at least 23 times since the Spanish invasion of Guatemala.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $8; Child $8

    Standard Hotel: Hotel Posada Los Bucaros or similar
    Day 6

    Antigua - Lanquin (139 km)

    Today, we will transfer from our hotel in Antigua to Lanquin, traveling for the whole day.
    Standard Hotel: Hotel El Retiro Lodge or similar
    Day 7


    Today we will meet at the Restaurante Chanpey for a day tour to experience the Caves of Kanba. Later we will be taken to the Natural Reserve of the Crystals pools of Semuc Champey, where we will have enough time to soak up. After that, we will take a shared truck again and back to Lanquin village centre.

    Transportation: Shared truck
    Pick up time: 9:00am (Please be there 8:30am for check in)
    Pick up/Drop off: Restaurante Champey

    • Lanquin, Guatemala

      Lanquin is a town located on the northeastern edge Central Highlands in Guatemala. This town is slow and relaxed, but most travelers come here to experience the caves and pools.
    Standard Hotel: Hotel El Retiro Lodge or similar
    Day 8

    Lanquin - Flores (223 km)

    Today we will be transfer from our hotel in Lanquin to Flores, this trip will take 8 hours.

    Pick up time: 8:00am
    Pick up: Hotel El Retiro Lodge (Please be infront of the hotel on the street)
    Drop off: At the entrance of Flores Island at Big Sign Located where say yo Amo Peten.

    Standard Hotel: Hotel Casa Amelia (for 2 persons) / Hotel La Mesa de los Mayas (for solo traveler)
    Day 9

    Flores - Tikal - Flores

    Today the driver will pick up at the entrance of Flores, where there is a big sign saying in spanish "YO AMO PETEN". Then we will be transferred to the Tikal Park for a half day tour. The local guide will explain to us about the palaces, ruins, temples, jungles and wild life of archeological site of Tikal. Afterwards we will return back to Flores at the same point, from here we need to head to the hotel by ourselves.

    Pick up time: 4:30 am (please be ready 10 minutes prior)
    Pick up/Drop off: Big Sign YO AMO PETEN

    • Flores, Guatemala

      Flores is a picturesque town on a small island on Lake Peten Itza, Guatemala. As the closest place to many of Guatemala's most famous Mayan ruins, you're sure to find plenty of awesome things to do in Flores.


      Tikal is the ruin of an ancient city, found in a rainforest in Guatemala. It is one of the largest archaeological sites and urban centers of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization.

      Duration: Approx. 4 Hours

    Standard Hotel: Hotel Casa Amelia (for 2 persons) / Hotel La Mesa de los Mayas (for solo traveler)
    Day 10

    Flores - Guatemala City (172 km)

    Today we need to walk from our hotel to the entrance of Flores Island at the Big Sign "YO AMO PETEN". From here we can take a taxi to Santa Elena bus terminal for Fuentes Del Norte buses for the transfer to Guatemala city. After arrival in Guatemala City, we will be dropped off at the Bus station Cetra Norte and from here you can take a local taxi to the Airport or your hotel on your own expenses.

    Transportation: First class public buses Fuentes Del Norte bus company
    Pick up time: 10:00am
    Pick up: Fuentes Del Norte Bus Terminal in Santa Elena (Terminal Mercado Nuevo Santa Elena)
    Drop off: Fuentes Del Norte Bus Terminal in Guatemala city (from here you can take a taxi to airport or your own hotel)

    • Departure & Return

    • Airport pick up: CAFÉ BARETTO (Located at the entrance/exit of the Airport in Guatemala city). The pick up time will be depending on your arrival time of flight.
    • Drop off point on last day: Fuentes Del Norte Bus Terminal in Guatemala city (from here you can take a taxi to your hotel or airport on your own expenses)
    • Please note the pick up time listed in the tour itinerary.
    • Price Includes

    • 9 nights hotel accomodation.
    • Transportation via private van, shared van for 14 people and First class public buses
    • Local English guide for Semuc Champey and Kamba Caves, Tikal Ruins; Local spanish guide for Pacaya Volcano trekking
    • Price Excludes

    • Admission Fees:
      Destination Adult Child
      Pacaya Volcano
      Pacaya Volcano (Optional) $8 $8
      • Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
      • If you would like to join the optional activities, please pay the fee in cash to the tour guide. You cannot buy / use the tickets on your own or use City Passes. The tour guide will arrange the tickets for the group.
    • Semuc Champey tour: $15/person
    • Tikal ruins tour: $20/person
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