Guatemala Vacation Package

Itinerary Taste of Guatemala

Day 1: Arrival in Guatemala, Overnight in Antigua

EnjoyGuatemala welcomes you the El Mundo Maya, the beautiful land of lakes, volcanoes and ancient Mayan Culture. Upon arrival at the International Airport of Guatemala City, one of our drivers will wait for you at the exit of the airport to transfer you to your hotel in Antigua. Overnight in Antigua.


Day 2: Antigua

Enjoy breakfast, then your guide will meet you for a city tour of Antigua. Enormous churches monasteries and colonial mansions from the 17/18th century line the city’s cobblestone streets. UNESCO declared Antigua patrimony to mankind. The guided tour also includes visits to The Merced Church, Central Plaza, Casa Kojom (coffee and Music Museum), Ciudad Vieja and Aguas calientes. Lunch at a local restaurant in the heart of Antigua. Late afternoon at your leisure or walk the streets and visit the markets in search of handmade cloths, weavings and crafts. Overnight in Antigua. B / L


Day 3: Antigua / Chichicastenango

Morning drive into the Altiplano (highlands) of Guatemala. Chichicastenango is home to one of the most spectacular and traditional markets in the Americas. The market is operational on Thursdays and Sundays starting at 8:00 am. There you will see and have a chance to buy impressive handicraft souvenirs. Visit the 400 year old Santo Tomas Church, where Catholic and pagan rites take place side by side in a truly mystic atmosphere. On the steps, people praying burn copal incense. Once inside the church, they offer candles and flowers to the souls of the departed, while they call on the saints and the lords of all the natural forces. After lunch you will be transferred to Panajachel on Lake Atitlan where you will have the rest of the afternoon and the evening at leisure. Overnight in Panajachel, 5000 feet above sea level! B


Day 4: Atitlan / Guatemala City

Today you will have an excursion by boat to Santiago, a typical Mayan village. Crossing Lake Atitlan you will see the three volcanoes San Pedro, Toliman and Atitlan that are dominating the landscape. Santiago is known for the quality and beauty of its textile products. In the afternoon, you will return to Guatemala City. Overnight in Guatemala City. B


Day 5: Peten / Tikal Excursion

Fly into the heart of the Guatemalan jungle to the Maya monuments and pyramids of Tikal. In this remote area, one of the greatest civilizations of its time built a city that lasted for centuries. The site of Tikal is in a national park where the native flora and fauna still flourish relatively undisturbed. Hundreds of species of birds, including toucans and macaws, can easily be seen, as can spider and howler monkeys as they glide through the dense vegetation. After lunch at the ruins you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Peten. B / L


Day 6: Peten / Guatemala City

After your breakfast you can explore the Mayan Ruins on your own If you are staying at Jungle Lodge or Tikal Inn (both are inside of the National Park of Tikal), or just relax and enjoy of the wonderful environment and the greats views of the Lake Peten Itza if you are staying at Camino Real Tikal (located at the Natural Reserve of Cerro Cahui). In the afternoon you will be transferred to Flores Airport to take your flight back to Guatemala City. Overnight in Guatemala City. B / L


Day 7: Guatemala / Pacific Coast

After a short city tour of Guatemala City you will start your way to Chulamar, from the Highlands down to the Pacific Coast. This coastal region boasts a much different landscape compared to what you have seen in the days before. Overnight at the oceanfront Hotel Soleil Pacifico (All Inclusive Plan). B / L / D.


Day 8: Beach, Free Day!

Today you will enjoy the beach of Chulamar with its volcanic sands and the warm and pleasant waters of the Pacific Ocean along with the installations of the hotel (All Inclusive plan). B / L / D.


Day 9: Free Day / Guatemala City

After Lunch we will transfer you back to your hotel in Guatemala City. Overnight Guatemala City. B / L


Day 10: Departure Guatemala City

Your tour ends this morning at your hotel in Guatemala. EnjoyGuatemala provides transfers throughout the day to the Guatemala City airport. Thanks for vacationing with EnjoyGuatemala. ¡Hasta luego! B

This itinerary starts: Monday / Tuesday / Thursday / Saturday

Accommodations and Meals for Taste of Guatemala

Day Deluxe Standard Budget B L D
1 Casa Santo Domingo Posada Don Rodrigo Las Farolas Included in Package
2 Casa Santo Domingo Posada Don Rodrigo Las Farolas Included in Package Included in Package
3 Hotel Atitlan Posada Don Rodrigo Cacique Inn Included in Package
4 Westin Camino Real Stofella Stofella Included in Package
5 Camino Real Tikal Peten Esplendido Ramada Tikal Included in Package Included in Package
6 Westin Camino Real Stofella Stofella Included in Package Included in Package
7 Soleil Pacifico Soleil Pacifico Soleil Pacifico Included in Package Included in Package
8 Soleil Pacifico Soleil Pacifico Soleil Pacifico Included in Package Included in Package Included in Package
9 Westin Camino Real Stofella Stofella Included in Package Included in Package Included in Package
10 Departure Departure Departure Included in Package

 B = Breakfast
 L = Lunch
 D = Dinner

Taste of Guatemala Destinations

Tikal / Antigua / Lake Atitlán / Iximche / Chichicastenango / Monterrico

Rates of Taste of Guatemala

Hotel Category Single Double Triple
Deluxe $3160 $1855 $1535
Standard $2510 $1512 $1229
Budget $2390 $1440 $1175

 

Taste of Guatemala includes:

  • Accommodations
  • Transfers
  • Local airfare Guatemala City – Tikal and/or Copan
  • Guided services throughout
  • Meals and activities as indicated on itinerary

 

Taste of Guatemala price Does Not Include:

  • International airfare
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
  • Airport departure taxes

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Lake Atitlan

Lake Atitlan

Guatemala Travel Information Lake Atitlan with its surrounding volcanoes and villages is one of the top destinations in Guatemala. Not only is it one of the best places to be introduced to indigenous culture, it is also a great area for adventure sports. Visitors can take cruises on the lake, visit Mayan villages and practice

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Flores

Flores

The charming streets and alleys of Flores make for a great base to explore the surrounding Mayan treasures of this region of Guatemala. Flores is a small island village on Lake Peten Itza which was built over the old city of Tayasal and hosts lots of restaurants, hotels, guesthouses, handicraft and souvenir stores, Internet caffee’s,

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Chichicastenango

Chichicastenango

Chichicastenango is a small and stucco-white town, lying on the crests of mountaintops at an altitude of 1,965 meters. It is located about 140 km and 2-3 hours drive northwest of Guatemala City and is home to what is surely the most colorful native market in North and Central America, perhaps in all the Americas.

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Panajachel

Panajachel

Panajachel is located in the Guatemalan highlands and provides incredible views to three volcanoes and Lake Atitlan. The volcanoes, San Pedro, Toliman, and Atitlan set an incredible stage for this town. Panajachel also serves as a gateway to explore the three indigenous villages around Lake Atitlan. Santiago Atitlan, Santa Cararina Palopo and San Antonio Palopo,

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Pacific Coast

Pacific Coast

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Antigua Guatemala

Antigua Guatemala

Antigua Guatemala is among the best conserved colonial cities in the world. It is a busy town full of colonial architecture and beautiful surroundings. The center of Antigua is under UNESCO World Heritage protection. The designation was based on the integrity of its 16th-century layout and the physical integrity of the buildings in the historic

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Tikal

Tikal

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