10 Day A Guatemalan Vacation Private Tour

2 Antigua, 2 Panajachel, 1 Flores, 2 Guatemala City & 2 Rio Dulce
9 nights accommodation, all transfers, Daily breakfast and sightseeing, Lunch at Tikal, A certified English-speaking local guide
Price Includes
  • 9 nights accommodation on the following order:
  • 2 nights at the [San Rafael Hotel], Antigua, Standard Room with Breakfast
  • 2 nights at the [Hotel Atitlan], Panajachel, Standard Room with Breakfast
  • 2 nights at the [Las Lagunas Boutique Hotel], Flores, Standard Room with Breakfast
  • 2 nights at the [Boatique Hotel & Marina], Rio Dulce, Standard Room with Breakfast
  • 2 nights at the [Hyatt Centric Guatemala], Guatemala City, Standard Room with Breakfast
  • Lodging in a double room, with one or two beds, in a Boutique hotel with private bathroom with a bathtub and/or a shower hot and cold water
  • All breakfast from day 2 to day 10
  • Lunch at Tikal
  • Private transfer from Guatemala City to Antigua on day 1
  • A private vehicle with A/C and a Spanish speaking driver from day 3 to day 7
  • A certified English-speaking local guide from day 1 to day 10
  • Private boat ride on Lake Atitlan and Rio Dulce
  • Local flight from Guatemala City to Flores
  • Entrance fees to the archeological site of Yaxha and Tikal, and Antigua
  • Rum tasting experience in Antigua
  • Local tourism taxes
Day By Day Itinerary
DAY 1: Departure from USA, Arrive Guatemala City, Antigua

  • Board your international flight to start your journey to Guatemala
  • Arrival at Guatemala City international airport, Welcome by your guide and transfer to Antigua.
  • Arrival in Antigua. This colonial town keeps the charm of a baroque style city, with chessboard like coble streets, surrounded by mountains and volcanoes. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 2: Antigua City

  • Continental breakfast at the hotel.
  • Leisurely walk around Antigua to enjoy its ambiance and discover the history.
  • Visit of the Dominicans convent, now a days a cultural center with its museums, the best way to understand the life during the colony and the changes in this town through the earthquakes that shaped this city.
  • Free time for lunch.
  • From the Main Plaza you can have a great view of the Spaniard traditional town, with the square plaza surrounded by the Cathedral, the remains of the Archbishops palace, City Hall and the Governor Palace, where the whole region was rein.
  • Time to enjoy while discovering the best rum in Guatemala, awarded as the best rum in the world four times. You will use all your senses while you undercover the secrets to get the best of the sugar cane transform in a maple colored drink full of parfums.
  • Overnight at the hotel.
  • Meal: Breakfast
DAY 3: Antigua, Chichicastenango, Panajachel

  • Continental breakfast at the hotel.
  • Transfer to the highlands, to Chichicastenango.
  • Arrival at Chichicastenango Visit of this traditional town where you will enjoy the market day where locals come to buy products for everyday living. In front of the church you will see the ceremonies and offerings that local Mayan priest do.
  • Free time for lunch.
  • Transfer to lake Atitlan.
  • Overnight at the hotel.
  • Meal: Breakfast
DAY 4: Panajachel, San Antonio Palopo, San Juan la Laguna, Panajachel

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Transfer to Panajachel. From the dock you will take a boat ride to visit the Mayan villages of San Antonio Palopo and San Juan la Laguna.
  • At San Antonio you will explore a small traditional village where all the women wear the traditional clothes, a long blue skirt, and a combination of blue, green, and white for the blouse. In this town you will see how the locals works with clay to create different artifacts then they hand paint each piece with the palette of colors you will see around the lake Atitlan.
  • Continue to San Juan la Laguna. A small town where locals thanks to small coops had manage to bring development to all. Thanks to the long tradition of using natural dyes from plants and the weaving this cotton colored threads to create beautiful and useful pieces. Also, the midwifes that heal locals with plants and follow the pregnancy of each woman. San Juan it is know too thanks to local artist that have decorated different streets with paintings depicting their traditions and beliefs.
  • Return to Panajachel.
  • Overnight at the hotel.
  • Meal: Breakfast
DAY 5: Panajachel, Guatemala City, Flores

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Transfer to Guatemala City.
  • Sightseeing tour of Guatemala City. Guatemala City is the largest capital in Central America, is the blend of Colonial and modern Guatemala. Downtown preserve the old city flare, with a mixed architecture, from colonial to the 70-80 avant-garde style, a stop at the central market is a must
  • Visit of the Archeological museum (closed on Mondays), where you will learn about the different stages of Mayan Civilization, a great way to enjoy the best collection available of Mayan pieces dating from the Pre to Post-classical periods. You will see clay artifacts, seashell and jade jewelry, stelas made from limestone and sandstone, from different parts of the country, all together in one place for you to enjoy. A great introduction for your Guatemalan discovery.
  • Arrival at the airport. Local flight to Flores.
  • Arrival at Flores airport and transfer to your hotel.
  • Overnight at the hotel.
  • Meal: Breakfast
DAY 6: Flores, Tikal, Flores Guatemala City

  • Continental breakfast provided by the hotel.
  • Visit of the archeological site of Tikal, you will walk surrounded by the jungle. You will discover the main complexes while you learn about the development of this city and its history. Tikal, during the classical period, was one of the most important capitals of the Mayan world, its influence covered from the pacific coast to the Caribbean thanks to different alliances. As part of the Mayan biosphere, this park is a wildlife reserve where birds, mammals and reptiles live freely.
  • Lunch in the park.
  • Return to Flores. Transfer to Flores airport. Local flight to Guatemala City
  • Transfer to your hotel, Overnight at the hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 7: Flores, Yaxha, Rio Dulce

  • Continental breakfast at the hotel.
  • Transfer to Yaxha-Nakum-Naranjo National Park.
  • Arrival at Yaxha.
  • Located on a hilltop close to a lagoon, the main causeway to access this city during the classical period. In each complex you will see different public spaces, like the ballcourt and ceremonial areas. You cannot miss the view from the top of temple A216 with a stunning perspective over the reserve and the lagoon.
  • Free time for lunch.
  • Transfer to Rio Dulce.
  • Boat ride from the main dock to the hotel.
  • Overnight at the hotel.
  • Meal: Breakfast
DAY 8: Rio Dulce, Livingstone, Rio Dulce

  • Continental breakfast at the hotel.
  • Boat ride along the Rio Dulce where you will discover another part of Guatemala, with its lushes marine reserves where the mangrove creates alleys to navigate along with nature, birds, iguanas and depending on the season the manatee might join your ride. You will see the hot springs coming right out of the mountain, the hot water blends with the cool fresh river water. We will navigate between Rio Dulce Canyon right before we get to the Buga, or the mouth that opens to the sea, where Livingston is located. This small town is one of the Garifuna settlement right after they escaped from slavery in the southern Caribbean islands.
  • Return to your hotel.
  • Overnight at the hotel.
  • Meal: Breakfast
DAY 9: Rio Dulce, Quirigua, Guatemala City

  • Continental breakfast at the hotel.
  • Boat ride to the dock.
  • Transfer to Guatemala City.
  • On the way, stop at Quirigua, this amazing archeological site treasures the tallest stale in Mayan world. You will see how they depicted their kings and the history, carved in stone.
  • Arrival in Guatemala City.
  • Overnight at the hotel.
  • Meal: Breakfast
DAY 10: Guatemala City, Departure

  • Continental breakfast at the hotel.
  • Free morning.
  • According to your flight, transfer to the international airport.
  • Meal: Breakfast

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Notes :
  • Guaranteed to operate every Friday.
  • International airfare is not included in our rate and will be provided upon request.
  • Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates.
  • All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary.
Not Included
  • International flights
  • Airport and security taxes for international flights
  • Lunch and dinners unless indicated
  • Beverages
  • All personal expenses
  • Tips for driver and guide
  • Travel insurance

All prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability at the time of booking. The from price reflects the lowest available price at time of publication, which is valid for a specific start date or dates and also based on availability at the time of booking.

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