Workshop delight

Our immersive 8-day workshop tour of Guatemala is the ideal cultural travel itinerary. With educational workshops in Antigua you can expect to learn more about anything from carpentry to peanut butter. Likewise, while taking in the wild beauty of Lake Atitlan, you can also meet Mayan villagers, and discover more about their ancient beliefs and artisanry.



Highlights

  • Visit La Antigua Guatemala, UNESCO heritage city full of history and live culture.
  • Experience the culture through different workshops, from a cooking class where you learn how to cook a traditional meal in the kitchen of a local family to a jade workshop where you transform a stone into a unique jewel.
  • Appreciate the Mayan culture in the highlands visiting the villages around Lake Atitlan the most beautiful lake and one of its colorful market.

Itinerary

             
Day 1: Welcome to Guatemala! Private transport will deliver you to the Spanish Colonial capital of Antigua Guatemala. Check into The Good Hotel and decompress into your new settings. Wander onto the cobblestones, admire the volcanic backdrops, colonial architecture, and prepare for the sunset hour views. Freshen up for the evening a private dinner awaits in a beautiful colonial setting in Antigua Guatemala to end the day in style. 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. In the afternoon you will have a cooking class and learn how to make typical Guatemalan dishes with a local family. Antigua
Day 3: Enjoy your delicious Guatemalan coffee and breakfast. Later choose between our selection of workshops for your cultural immersion experience. In the afternoon wander around the cobblestones, and check into Hotel Casa Santo Domingo SPA for a relaxing massage. Dinner will be reserved for your group at one of our top locations. 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. 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 6: Enjoy a typical Guatemalan breakfast or American selection. Today participate in a chocolate workshop! Use the rest of the day to explore Panajachel’s corners and market on Calle Santander. Lake Atitlán
Day 7: After breakfast, your private guide will take you to the ruins of Iximché for a private tour and Shaman ritual in the Mayan Ruins. The day will continue as we arrive back to Antigua Guatemala and check into The Good Hotel. Freshen up for a fun and vibrant farewell dinner! Antigua
Day 8: After breakfast, private transportation will deliver you safely and on time to Guatemala City International Airport. This Guatemalan Experience is one for the books.

VIP Upgrades

  • VIP Upgrades include accommodations from our special selection of Boutique Hotels.


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 $2,840 per person, contact us for further information and learn about our VIP experience options.

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