A Glimpse Into Guatemala
Lake Atitlan – Chichicastenango – Antigua – Tikal
Our Executive package lets you see the best of Guatemala in an efficient way. It is our best selling package! This 6 day vacation package will let you see everything Guatemala has to offer in a short time! You will visit Antigua Guatemala, Lake Atitlan, the market in Chichicastenango and Tikal Ruins in a short time.
Tour Program (6 Days / 5 Nights)
Valid: All Year
1st Day: 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.
2nd Day: 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.
3rd Day: Chichicastenango, Lake Atitlan
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!
4th Day: Lake Atitlan, Excursion to Santiago
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.
5th Day: Peten/Tikal Excursion
Today you will take an early morning flight into the heart of the Guatemalan jungle hosting the Maya monuments and the 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, and various species of monkeys gliding through the dense vegetation can be seen. After lunch at the ruins, transfer to the airport to take your flight back to Guatemala City. Overnight in Guatemala City.
6th Day: 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. ¡Good-bye!
Prices per Person in US$
Our Price Includes
- Full breakfast second, third, fourth, fifth and sixth day.
- Lunch for second and fifth day.
- Local airfare Guatemala City – Tikal and/or Copan.
- Guided services throughout.
- Meals and activities as indicated on itinerary.
- Deluxe lodging in Casa Santo Domingo, Hotel Atitlan and Viva Clarion Suites.
- Standard lodging in Las Farolas, Posada de Don Rodrigo Panajachel, Biltimore Express and Stofella.
- Budget lodging in Hotel La Posadita, Hotel Regis and Stofella.
- Hotels subject to availability. If not available we use similar hotels.
This Package Does Not Include
- International airfare.
- Personal expenses.
- Airport departure taxes.
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