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Guatemala Highlights Tour:
Discover the Highlights of Guatemala Through a Unique Tour
The Guatemala Highlights Tour is an excellent way to explore most of the country’s offerings in just eight days.
You will encounter ancient Mayan sites, lush rainforests, breathtaking landscapes, and vibrant colonial cities.
This tour showcases the best of Guatemalan culture, allowing you to discover its rich history.
Also, visit ancient ruins and churches, experience local markets, and taste traditional cuisine.
And with plenty of time to absorb your new surroundings, you’ll leave with a deep appreciation for this incredible country!
- Destination: Guatemala
- Duration: 8 Days 7 Nights
- Group Size: Minimum 2
- Difficulty: Moderate
- Comfort Level: Standard to Luxury
Highlights of Guatemala Tour Package
Explore the best of what Guatemala has to offer – ancient Mayan sites, lush rainforests and natural wonders – on this 8-day highlights tour!
Day 1: Arrival – Antigua Guatemala
Meet and greet at La Aurora International Airport and transfer to the City of Antigua Guatemala.
Lodging in Antigua Guatemala.
Day 2: Maya Villages & Walking Tour in Antigua
Enjoy a morning of cultural exploration around Antigua Guatemala.
The tour starts with a cultural tour that includes visits to San Juan El Obispo, San Pedro Las Huertas, Ciudad Vieja, and more.
During the tour, discover the region’s rich history through ruined buildings and living cultures and take in stunning views.
Then, stop by the Santiago Zamora women’s cooperative, where you can learn about local textile-making, how to make coffee from seed to cup, and enjoy traditional music and food.
In the afternoon, continue your tour with an effortless exploration of Antigua’s ruins, museums, monasteries, markets, art galleries, and plazas.
Lodging in Antigua Guatemala
Day 3: Chichicastenango – Lake Atitlan
Step into Chichicastenango’s vibrant colors and culture with this full-day excursion to explore one of the oldest markets in Latin America.
Explore one of Guatemala’s best markets and connect with the locals as you stroll around.
Get close to the vendors who offer everything from textiles, handicrafts, and pottery, to traditional food, religious artifacts, spices, and more.
You will also visit a church with a unique mix of Mayan and Catholic traditions, such as indigenous priests and ritual dances.
Join in a unique experience that no traveler should miss!
Day 4: Atitlan Villages Cultural Tour
Join us on a cultural journey to Atitlan Villages and experience the spirit of the Maya people.
Atitlan Villages Tour is a one-day immersion into the culture and history of the Tzutujil Mayan people.
Visit traditional villages and local markets, and learn about the rich Mayan traditions and beliefs.
Get a unique insight into the culture of this community with knowledgeable guides who will share stories about their experiences in each community.
Get ready for an incomparable adventure through stunning landscapes.
At the same time, you discover delicious food and get close to locals’ art and crafting techniques.
After the tour ends, you’ll be transferred back to your hotel
Day 5: Iximche Archaeologial Site – Flight to Flores
On the Iximche Archaeological Tour, the first stop off in Tecpán at the former Maya Cakchiquel city of Iximche, which was founded in 1463 – just a short time before the Spanish arrived.
You’ll have plenty of time to explore this fascinating archaeological site and learn about its connection to the Spanish conquest of Guatemala.
After that, you’ll be driven to Guatemala City Airport, where you can catch your flight to Flores, Peten.
Day 6: Tour of Tikal National Park
Start your day with breakfast, then immerse yourself in the magnificence of the Mayan ruins of Tikal National Park.
Explore its pathways and uncover the stories of this World Heritage Site.
Home to rich tropical flora and fauna, Tikal is one of the most spectacular Mayan sites in the region and an incredible spot to observe vibrant wildlife!
Experience firsthand the history and beauty of this ancient Mayan city.
Day 7: Tour of Yaxha National Park
Today you’ll take a tour of Yaxha National Park.
Nestled on the banks of Lake Yaxha, this park provides an incredible opportunity to experience Mayan culture in all its glory.
From pathways to temples and plazas, you’ll learn about the incredible history of this ancient civilization.
After exploring the park, you will return to the airport for the trip to Guatemala City.
Lodging in Guatemala City
Day 8: Back Home
Breakfast and transfer to the airport on time to catch the international flight.
End of your adventure in the country of the Eternal Spring.
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