In our superb 10-day tour you’ll have the chance to take part in a chocolate workshop in the colonial splendour of Antigua, buy beautiful fabrics at Lake Atitlan’s finest Mayan market, and take an unforgettable helicopter flight over the jungles of Tikal. Luxury accommodation and dinners prepared by a private chef are also included.
|Day 1:||Welcome to the land of Eternal Spring! Private transport will deliver you to the Spanish Colonial capital and UNESCO Heritage site, Antigua Guatemala. Check into the Hotel Casa Santo Domingo and decompress into the antique and historical settings.||Antigua|
|Day 2:||Breakfast begins with “El Típico”, to our global palate, the most complete breakfast on earth. Meet your private guide for a walking tour about Antigua Guatemala’s history, politics, restoration efforts and stories of centuries past. Enjoy the afternoon to wander onto the cobblestones, admire the volcanic backdrops, colonial architecture. Freshen up before the evening and enjoy dinner in a beautiful colonial setting.||Antigua|
|Day 3:||Enjoy breakfast at a local coffee plantation before the tour and learn about the history, cultivation, and processing of coffee from bean to cup. Enjoy lunch at a traditional typical restaurant before participating in a workshop of your choice (Mayan Jade, Mayan Cacao, or Candle workshop). Dine at top restaurant of our selection.||Antigua|
|Day 4:||After breakfast, your private guide will take you to visit one of Guatemala’s most vibrant and colorful markets, Chichicastenango. After lunch, check into the beautiful Hotel Atitlán, Lake Atitlán. Use the free afternoon to explore the hotel gardens, relax at the pool or explore the town of Panajachel, the old playground of the hippie 60s.||Lake Atitlán|
|Day 5:||Enjoy a typical Guatemalan breakfast or American selection. With your private guide, visit several small Mayan villages surrounding Lake Atitlán by boat. Lunch at one of these picturesque villages. In the evening a beautiful private dinner awaits you in the elegant and exclusive, Casa Palopó. The views are one of a kind and stunning at this height.||Lake Atitlán|
|Day 6:||After breakfast, your private guide will take you to the Mayan ruins of Iximché for a private tour and Shaman ritual. The day will continue as we arrive back to Antigua and to our hotel. Check into Hotel Casa Santo Domingo’s SPA for a relaxing massage.||Antigua|
|Day 7:||Private transport will deliver you to Guatemala City International Airport on time for your flight to Flores. More of Guatemala’s natural paradises awaits you, prepare to be stunned by a natural reserve, the subaquatic garden and lagoon, Crater Azul. Bid the day farewell, watching the sunset on a boat over Lake Petén Itzá. Check into the luxurious Camino Real Tikal, nestled on the banks of Lake Petén Itzá, relax, dine, swim and take in the famous sunsets of the region.||Tikal|
|Day 8:||Begin your day exploring the Mayan ruins of the City of Tikal as her majestic pyramids peep over Guatemala’s tropical Petén jungle on a sunrise exploration. After breakfast onsite, private transportation will take you to the colorful island of Flores. Explore the island and relax into the evening.||Tikal|
|Day 9:||After breakfast, catch a short flight back to Guatemala City. Take a private tour of the nation’s capital and visit Museo Ixchel. Enjoy lunch at a top restaurant of our selection. Check onto the Hyatt Hotel. Freshen up, while city views, cocktails and dinner awaits on the top floor.||Guatemala City|
|Day 10:||Enjoy your last Guatemalan breakfast this morning or depending on flight time, a boxed breakfast alternative. Private transport will deliver you safely and on time to Guatemala City International Airport. This Guatemalan Experience is one for the books.|
Customized itineraries starting at $4,235 per person, contact us for further information and learn about our VIP experience options.