9-Day Trip in Guatemala: All Around

OVERVIEW
One of the most colorful countries in Central America, the center of the Mayan civilization covered by tropical rain forests - all this is amazing Guatemala. In this 9-day "Guatemala: All-Around Tour", you can enjoy the beauty of local nature and ancient monuments, see by yourself the villages in which the descendants of legendary Mayans still live nowadays, dive headlong into local customs and visit amazing architectural structures, the likes of which cannot be found on the entire planet.

Highlights
Visit UNESCO-listed Quirigua, one of the most ancient Mayan cities that contain some outstanding 8th-century monuments and impressive series of carved stelae and sculpted calendars.
Relax in unique natural hot waterfalls of Finca el Paraiso.
Enjoy the quietness and beauty of Flores - a picturesque town on the island on Lago Petén Itzá.
Swim in Semuc Champey - a magnificently beautiful stepped series of limestone pools with cool, flowing river water.

per adult from

$1,905

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Duration

9 days

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  • What's included :
    • 8x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 8 nights
    • Transportation: private vehicle
    • Accommodation: 7x nights in hotels/B&Bs/guest houses; 1x night in Mayan homestay
    • Walking tours/orientation walks: 5x (as per itinerary)
    • Activities/guided visits: 7x (as per itinerary)
    • Service of Tour Leader
    • Food & Drinks: 1x dinner in Mayan home-stay
    • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quirigua
    • Entry/Admission - Castillo de San Felipe
    • Entry/Admission - Finca EL Paraíso
    • Entry/Admission - Tikal
    • Entry/Admission - Semuc Champey
    • Entry/Admission - Pacaya Volcano
    What's excluded :
    • Flights; airport pick-up & drop-off; travel insurance; personal expenses & tips

  • Day 1: Guatemala City

    Stop At: Plaza de la Constitución, Guatemala City, Guatemala
    Welcome to Guatemala City! The largest city of Central America, it absorbed the trends of the new time, mixing them with traditional Latin American flavors. Arrive at any time and join your Trip Leader and the rest of the group for a welcome meeting followed by an optional dinner & get-together in one of the local restaurants/bars.

    Accommodation: conveniently located, locally-owned hotel/B&B/guest house in Guatemala City

    Activities Included: welcome meeting
    Duration: 1 day

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Conveniently located, locally-owned hotel/B&B/guest house in Guatemala City.

    Day 2: Guatemala City - Quirigua

    Stop At: Plaza de la Constitución, Guatemala City, Guatemala
    After a morning walking tour in Guatemala City, leave towards Quirigua (UNESCO) - one of the most ancient Mayan cities in the world that contain some outstanding 8th-century monuments and impressive series of carved stelae and sculpted calendars. Accommodation in a nearby hotel, optional dinner & get-together in one of local restaurants/bars.

    Transportation: private vehicle/mini-couch

    Accommodation: conveniently located, locally-owned hotel/B&B/guest house near Quirigua

    Meals & Drinks Included: breakfast

    Activities Included: walking tour in Guatemala City
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Conveniently located, locally-owned hotel/B&B/guest house near Quirigua.

    Day 3: Quirigua - Castle of San Felipe de Lara - Finca el Paraiso

    Stop At: Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quirigua, Quirigua Guatemala
    After a guided visit to Quirigua Ruins go to Castle of San Felipe de Lara (UNESCO) that was built in 1652 to keep pirates from looting the villages and commercial caravans of Izabal. Then move to Finca el Paraiso and enjoy its natural hot waterfalls. Accommodation in a nearby hotel, optional dinner & get-together in one of local restaurants/bars.

    Transportation: private vehicle/mini-couch

    Accommodation: conveniently located, locally-owned hotel/B&B/guest house near Finca el Paraiso

    Meals & Drinks Included: breakfast

    Activities Included: guided visits to Quirigua Ruins and Castle of San Felipe de Lara; visit to Finca el Paraiso hot waterfalls
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Castillo de San Felipe, Río Dulce, Livingston, Guatemala
    Guided visit & free time.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Finca EL Paraíso, Izabal, Guatemala
    Entrance & free time.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Conveniently located, locally-owned hotel/B&B/guest house near Finca el Paraiso.

    Day 4: Finca el Paraiso - Flores

    Stop At: Catedral de Flores, Flores Guatemala
    After breakfast and morning bath in the waterfalls, continue to Flores - a picturesque town on the island on Lago Petén Itzá, a base for exploring El Petén area and a stunning spot to recharge your energy. Check-in, walking tour around the town, free time to explore the area.

    Transportation: private vehicle/mini-couch

    Accommodation: conveniently located, locally-owned hotel/B&B/guest house in Flores

    Meals & Drinks Included: breakfast

    Activities Included: walking tour in Flores
    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Conveniently located, locally-owned hotel/B&B/guest house in Flores.

    Day 5: Flores - Tikal - Lanquin

    Stop At: Selva Tropical 100 Flores, Departamento de El Petén, Tikal National Park 17013 Guatemala
    In the morning, after breakfast, go to Tikal (UNESCO) - one of the major sites of the Mayan civilization that lies in the middle of the jungle, surrounded by lush vegetation. In the afternoon, after optional lunch, continue to Lanquin - a pretty village located in the deep valleys between the mountains, a perfect base to explore the wonderful cave system just out of town and as a jumping-off point for visiting the natural rock pools at Semuc Champey. Upon arrival: check-in, orientation walk, free time to explore the area.

    Transportation: private vehicle/mini-couch

    Accommodation: conveniently located, locally-owned hotel/B&B/guest house in Lanquin

    Meals & Drinks Included: breakfast

    Activities Included: guided visit to Tikal; orientation walk in Lanquin
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Lanquin Caves, Lanquin Guatemala
    Check-in, orientation walk around the village, optional dinner & get-together with the group in one of local restaurants/bars.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Conveniently located, locally-owned hotel/B&B/guest house in Lanquin.

    Day 6: Lanquin - Semuc Champey - Uspantán

    Stop At: Lanquin Caves, Lanquin Guatemala
    In the morning choose whether to sleep, explore nearby Lanquin Caves, swim in Salto del Cabro waterfalls or tube down the Lanquin River. In the afternoon join the group to Semuc Champey - a stepped series of limestone pools with cool, flowing river water. Afterward, take one of the most picturesque roads in Guatemala that will bring you to Uspantán - a quiet and charming town in a stunning setting of a fertile valley at the base of green forested mountains. Accommodation, orientation walk, optional dinner & get-together.

    Accommodation: a conveniently located, locally-owned hotel/B&B/guest house in Uspantán

    Meals & Drinks Included: breakfast

    Activities Included: orientation walk in Uspantán; visit to Semuc Champey
    Duration: 5 hours

    Stop At: Semuc Champey, Lanquin 16011 Guatemala
    Entrance & free time.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Conveniently located, locally-owned hotel/B&B/guest house in Uspantan.

    Day 7: Semuc Champey Uspantan - San Jorge La Laguna

    Stop At: Iglesia de San Jorge La Laguna, San Jorge La Laguna,, Sololá, Guatemala
    In the morning continue to San Jorge La Laguna - a peaceful Maya village in the hills next to Lake Atitlán. Optional lakeshore hike & local villages tour followed by accommodation and dinner in Mayan homestay.

    Transportation: private vehicle/mini-couch

    Accommodation: Mayan homestay in San Jorge La Laguna

    Meals & Drinks Included: breakfast

    Activities Included: lakeshore hike & local villages tour in Lake Atitlán area
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Mayan homestay in San Jorge La Laguna.

    Day 8: San Jorge La Laguna - Pacaya Volcano - Antigua Guatemala

    Stop At: Pacaya Volcano, Antigua 05001 Guatemala
    In the morning, after breakfast, go to Pacaya Volcano - an active complex volcano of 2,552 meters that has erupted at least 23 times since the Spanish arrival to Guatemala. After an easy hike to the summit, continue to Antigua Guatemala (UNESCO) - a city in the central highlands famous for its well-preserved Spanish Baroque influenced architecture as well as a number of spectacular ruins of colonial churches. Take an orientation walk with the rest of the group or explore this beautiful city by yourself. In the evening join optional farewell dinner& get-together with the rest of the group in one of the local restaurants/bars.

    Transportation: private vehicle/mini-couch

    Accommodation: conveniently located, locally-owned hotel/B&B/guest house in Antigua Guatemala

    Meals & Drinks Included: breakfast

    Activities Included: Pacaya Volcano hike; walking tour in Antigua Guatemala
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Antigua Guatemala Cathedral, 5a Calle Oriente 5, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala
    Walking tour, optional farewell dinner & get-together with the rest of the group in one of the local restaurants/bars.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Conveniently located, locally-owned hotel/B&B/guest house in Antigua Guatemala.

    Day 9: Antigua Guatemala

    Stop At: Antigua Guatemala Cathedral, 5a Calle Oriente 5, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala
    Last day of our trip - depart at any time by a private taxi/group shuttle directly to the airport (40 km) or extend your vacation and stay more.

    Meals & Drinks Included: breakfast
    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Guatemala City, Guatemala
    Traveler pickup is offered
    POST-COVID HEALTH & SAFETYUnderstanding continuously present risks associated with COVID-19 pandemics and willing to keep both travelers & our team healthy, Vibe Adventures introduced internal health & safety guidelines that are enforced on all our tours until such measures are lifted by authorities of each destination and/or pandemic situation gets completely resolved worldwide. Those guidelines are based on official recommendations & protocols from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and among others include the following measures:Education & Training:● regular training & education of the staff (Tour Leaders, drivers, crew) and suppliers (accommodations, restaurants, experience providers, etc.) on the importance of COVID-related health & safety measures;● promotion of the importance of hand hygiene & other COVID-related health & safety measures to travelers through signage, oral instructions, and online materials;● contracting only suppliers that responsibly implement COVID-related health & safety protocols recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) and local authorities.Hand Hygiene:● mandatory application of antibacterial gel (70% alcohol) by everyone entering the vehicle that is used for transportation during the tour;● implementing a mandatory hand-hygiene policy that requires regularly scheduled use of hand sanitizer and washing hands with soap by the staff during the tour, especially after touching objects in public areas (e.g. handrails, doors, money, mobile phones, etc.).Masks:● mandatory use of face masks or other protecting items (e.g. scarfs, kerchiefs or bandanas) covering nose, chin & mouth by both travelers & staff in all public areas (especially in confined environments such as public transport, shops, markets, museums, lobbies of hotels etc.);● the use of the mask is not mandatory in private areas (e.g. hotel rooms) and while having meals & drinks.Sanitation:● mandatory daily sanitation of the vehicles used for transportation of travelers by the staff especially of handles, doors, seats, and other frequently-touched surfaces;● use of cleaning and disinfecting products that are approved by local & international health authorities;● regular audit of our suppliers on their cleanliness & sanitation protocols.Physical distancing:● mandatory social distance of at least 1.5 m (~5 feet) by both travelers & staff throughout the tour.Please remember: only mutual assistance & support can put an end to this borderless pandemic and help us protect the health of ourselves, our families & colleagues. Thanks in advance for your understanding & cooperation.BOOKING & CONFIRMATIONYou will get a confirmation email once you finish your booking. From this moment your tour is confirmed: just show up agreed time & location (we might contact you for extra info if needed). Please be able to present your booking confirmation or voucher (can be in the electronic version in your phone) to your tour guide upon his/her request.LOGISTICSDEPARTURE: We will leave our accommodation in Guatemala City on Day 2 morning.ARRIVAL: Arrival to Antigua Guatemala on Day 8 afternoon.ACCOMMODATIONS: An exact list of accommodations is sent together with trip notes 2 weeks before the departure date. All accommodations are centrally located, tourist-class, locally-owned properties with private facilities in each room. We can arrange pre- & post-tour accommodations but not earlier than 2 weeks before the departure when we send you final trip notes.TRANSPORT: The type of vehicle depends on the size of the group and may include car, 7-seater, minivan.PHYSICAL CONDITION: This tour involves a decent amount of walking. Therefore, travelers should have moderate physical fitness condition.ACTIVITIES: Participation in all activities is optional - just be sure to be in time for daily departures.WHAT TO TAKE WITH YOU: Comfortable clothes & shoes; swimming suit & slippers; a smaller backpack for daily tours; hat/cap, sunglasses & sunscreen; travel insurance; good mood & curiosity.OTHER NOTES: The price of the tour/person depends on the number of travelers & room option you choose.TERMS & CONDITIONSBy booking this activity ("Tour") with the tour organizer ("Company"), you ("Customer") accept to:- comply with all laws & regulations of the country (countries) where the Tour takes place;- follow the instructions of the Company & its representatives;- take all measures to procure your own safety on the Tour including, but not limited to, use of safety devices (including seat-belts, harnesses, & helmets), obeying posted signs & oral or written warnings from the Company's representatives regarding health & safety;- provide information about pre-existing medical conditions that may affect your ability to participate in the Tour or have a negative impact on the experience of others in the Tour;- have travel insurance covering personal injury & emergency medical expenses valid for the whole duration of the Tour;- waive responsibility of the Company & its representatives for any personal health & property damage that may occur during the Tour;- allow the Company to use any media content created by its representatives during the Tour for marketing-related purposes.
    Departure Time :
    6:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Based on official recommendations & protocols from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), Vibe Adventures introduced internal health & safety guidelines that are enforced on all our tours until such measures are lifted by authorities of each destination.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

13

Organised by Vibe Adventures

Activity ID: V-137460P9

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