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 La Antigua Guatemala, UNESCO heritage city and explore it with a variety of workshops to get hands on.
  • Tour the most beautiful lake in the world with colorful markets and local people with their colorful clothing.

Itinerary

             
Day 1: Welcome to Guatemala! 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. Wander onto the cobblestones, admire the volcanic backdrops, colonial architecture, and prepare for the sunset hour views. 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 on a workshop of your choice. Freshen up with a massage at the SPA. Your private chef is ready to wine and dine you in a beautiful colonial setting. Antigua
Day 3: 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 4: Enjoy a typical Guatemalan breakfast or American selection. With your private guide, visit several small Mayan villages surrounding Lake Atitlán by boat. After lunch, a beautiful private dinner awaits you in the elegant and exclusive, Casa Palopó. The views are one of a kind and absolutely stunning at this height. 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. Spend the evening at the Hyatt Hotel. Check in, freshen up, while city views, cocktails and dinner awaits on the top floor. 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.

VIP Upgrades

  • VIP Upgrades include a selection of chic Boutique Hotel accommodations.


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 starting at $2,340 per person, contact us for further information and learn about our VIP experience options.

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