Guatemala Express

Our fabulous 6-day educational tour of Guatemala is ideal for anyone on a short trip. In this mini adventure you’ll have the chance to follow the cobblestone streets of Antigua Guatemala and visit one of its exquisite jade workshops. From the still majestic church ruins of Antigua, we will then experience the profound beauty of Lake Atitlan and explore some of her wonderful Mayan villages.



Highlights

  • Visit the vibrant Chichicastenango artesanal market
  • Dinner experience in exclusive Spanish colonial ruins with personal chef (upgrade)
  • Relaxing SPA massage at landmark museum & hotel Casa Santo Domingo
  • Lakeside dinner in a beautiful hotel & villa with lake views
  • Mayan Jade, Mayan Cacao, Local culinary workshop

Itinerary

             
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 revived monastery ruins & museum hotel Casa Santo Domingo. Decompress into the “chic antique” of your historical surroundings. Wander onto the cobblestones, admire the volcanic backdrops, colonial architecture, and prepare for the sunset hour views. Should you wish to add to your experience, we can arrange an enchanting one of a kind exclusive dinner amongst Antigua’s Spanish colonial ruins with a personal chef. Antigua
Day 2: Breakfast begins a la carte or to our suggestion with “El Típico”, to our global palate, the most complete breakfast on earth. Your private guide will join you for a walking tour of our beautiful colonial city. As they lead, you will be entertained with Antigua Guatemala’s history, politics, restoration efforts and stories of centuries past. Enjoy the afternoon participating in a workshop of your choice (Mayan Jade, Mayan Cacao or Local culinary workshop). Later freshen up with a swim and massage at the SPA, adjoining your accommodation. Meals: B Antigua
Day 3: Following breakfast, your private guide will take you to one of Guatemala’s most vibrant and colorful markets, Chichicastenango. After lunch, check into the stunning and classic Hotel Atitlán, Lake Atitlán. National Geographic rated our lake as the most beautiful in the world, you will not be disappointed. Use the free afternoon to explore the hotel gardens, relax poolside with a view or explore the town of Panajachel, the old playground of the 60s hippy era. Meals: B,L Lake Atitlán
Day 4: What a blessing! Enjoy another amazing Guatemalan breakfast or your choice of American selection. With your private guide, visit several small Mayan villages surrounding Lake Atitlán by boat. You will have lunch at one of these picturesque villages to get a feel for this magical place and home to many Indigenous communities as well as expatriates from around the world. In the evening a sumptuous private dinner awaits you in the elegant and exclusive, Casa Palopó. Believe us, these views are sweet as honey. Meals: B, L, D Lake Atitlán
Day 5: After an American breakfast, appreciate the final morning hours soaking up the Lake before returning to your final destination, Guatemala City. Visit the nation’s capital and the Museo Ixchel with your private guide. Spend the evening at the Hyatt Hotel. Check in, freshen up, while city views and cocktails await on the top floor. Meals: B,C Guatemala City
Day 6: Enjoy your last Guatemalan breakfast this morning or depending on flight time, a boxed breakfast alternative. Your private transport will be waiting to take you safely and on time to Guatemala City International Airport. This Guatemalan Experience is one for the books. Meals: B

VIP Upgrades

  • VIP Upgrades include a selection of chic Boutique Hotel accommodations and dining in Spanish Colonial ruins.


Included

  • Accommodation as mentioned
  • All breakfasts
  • Tours as mentioned: bilingual guide, lunch, entrance fees, transport
  • Transport in minibus
  • Local taxes
  • Assistance in country

Not included

  • International flight tickets
  • Visas
  • Airport taxes
  • Border fees
  • Meals not specified
  • Alcoholic beverages or additional beverages with meals
  • Tips and gratuities for drivers and guides
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses

Price

Customized itineraries for 2 people starting at $ 3177 and 10 people at $ 2471 per person twin share.

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