This 14 day tour you get to know both the beautiful culture and nature of Guatemala. The tour starts in the colonial hart of the country in La Antigua Guatemala. Then you will visit the local Mayan culture around Lake Atitlan.
The journey continues to the lush green forest in the center of the country where you will find the beautiful pools of Semuc Champey. Trips to the Mayan temples in Tikal and Quirigua are also on the schedule.
This is just an example itinerary. Each schedule can be adjusted to your wishes. Departure is possible every day of the year.
Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Antigua
Upon arrival at the International Airport of Guatemala, you will be welcomed by our staff and take a private transfer to your hotel in the Antigua Guatemala.
Day 2: Antigua
After breakfast at the hotel, your private tour guide will pick you up for a guided tour around the beautiful colonial town of Antigua. You will have lunch in one of the restaurants in Antigua and continue the day with a tour of one of the coffee plantations surrounding Antigua.
Day 3: Antigua active or cultural tour
Today you will have the choice of two tours.
Option 1 (active): private tour of the Pacaya volcano. This is a moderate two hour hike up the volcano including lunch and private guide and transportation.
Option 2 (cultural): Explore the indigenous towns around Antigua Guatemala with private transportation and English speaking guide. Lunch is in a restaurant in Antigua.
Day 4: Lake Atitlan.
After breakfast at the hotel you will be picked up by our driver and have a private transfer (about 2.5 hours) to Lake Atitlan. Here you will stay in the village of Panajachel. In the afternoon you are free to explore the town or take an optional tour of the Atitlan Nature park where you have the option to go on the zip line.
Day 5: Lake Atitlan Boat Tour
After breakfast you will take a boat tour of Lake Atitlan. In this private tour with guide you will visit three villages San Pedro, San Antonio and Santiago. You will have lunch in one of the villages. See our page about Lake Atitlan for more information about these villages.
Day 6: Antigua
Today our driver will pick you up and drive you to Antigua. Here you will have the rest of the day at your own disposal to explore or relax.
Day 7: Biotopo del Quetzal
In the morning after breakfast and check-out the journey continues by private transfer to the Biotopo del quetzal. You will stay in a hotel in el Biotopo where you can walk through the forest and see the still pristine nature of this area and maybe catch a glimpse of the Quetzal.
Day 8: Semuc Champey
In the morning you will continue the journey by private transportation to Semuc Champey. Here you will visit the amazing pools and waterfalls of Semuc Chamey. Overnight in hotel in Semuc Champey. Please note that Semuc Champey only offers basic accommodation.
Day 9: Flores
Today after breakfast you will take a private transfer to Flores
Day 10: Tikal
In the morning you go on a tour to Tikal. The tour includes a guide, lunch and roundtrip transportation.
Day 11: Rio Dulce
Rio Dulce and Lake Izabal are also known as the green Caribbean part of Guatemala. Overnight in hotel in Rio Dulce at the river side of the Rio Dulce.
Day 12: Rio Dulce
You will visit Finca Paraiso and El Castillo de San Felipe. The afternoon is free.
Day 13: Quirigua and Guatemala City
Today you will transfer back to Guatemala City and on the way you will visit Quirigua Mayan Ruin site.
Day 14: Guatemala City
After breakfast you will be picked-up from your hotel and drive to Guatemala City airport in time for your flight back home or your next destination.
- Hotel accommodations
- Breakfast every day of the tour
- All transfers and tours as mentioned (all transfers are private)
- Local taxes
- International flight to and from Guatemala
- All meals except breakfast
- Personal expenses, meals not mentioned, beverages, tips
- Personal insurance