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Travel back in time as you stroll through beautifully preserved ball-courts and palaces that roared with life thousands of years ago. Our three day private tours will give you exclusive insights and access to these historical sites and lush jungles. Contact one of our tour guide experts to personalize your adventure or book directly online through our Quick Book scheduler.
Authentic Lake Atitlán Experience
Experience Lake Atitlán and its surroundings. Begin your journey at the ancient site at Ixim'che, travel to Lake Atitlán for a magical immersion into nature and true beauty. Finish your trip at Chichicastenango's unique market day in a traditional Mayan atmosphere
Day 1 − Lake Atitlan & Iximché Ruins Itinerary:
Iximché is the closest Mayan ruin to Lake Atitlan. These well preserved ruins include pyramid-temples, ball-courts, royal palaces, museum, and interpretive signs explaining the history of the site.
09:00a.m. Transfer to Iximché
11:00a.m. Tour at Iximché
12:30p.m. Transfer to lunch place
01:00p.m. Lunch on the road
02:00p.m. Transfer to Lake Atitlan
03:00p.m. Drop off at your Hotel
Day 2 − Villages around Lake Atitlan Itinerary:
Gain exclusive access to hidden treasures known only to local guides and immerse yourself in the diversity of local cultures.
San Juan La Laguna: This tiny pueblito is home to cooperatives that sell traditional textiles, paintings, weavings and other Guatemalan goodies that serve as great souvenirs. Being one of the less-visited towns around the lake, San Juan offers a more authentic, Guatemalan experience than that of nearby San Pedro or Panajachel.
Santiago Atitlán: is famous for the neighborhood house where the syncretized deity Maximón resides for the current year. home of the Cojolya Weaving Center and Museum, founded by the Cojolya Association of Maya Women Weavers. The museum shows the history, tradition, and process of backstrap-loom weaving, and the evolution of the traditional costume of the Tzutujil, the indigenous people of Santiago Atitlán.
09:00a.m. Transfer to San Juan La Laguna by boat
12:30a.m. Transfer to Santiago Atitlán by boat
03:00p.m. Transfer back to your hotel by boat
Day 3 − Chichicastenango (Chichi) Market Visit Itinerary:
One of the largest open air markets in Guatemala, Chichi is a kaleidoscope of colors full of textiles, vegetables, fruits, and handcrafts. Next to the market is the 400 year old church of Santo Tomas, a major attraction in Chichicastenango.
09:00a.m. Transfer to Chichicastenango
11:00a.m. Tour at Chichicastenango
12:30p.m. Lunch at Chichicastenango
02:00p.m. Transfer back (2.5 hours aprox.)
Depending on departure day, you can stay in Antigua, Guatemala. We will provide morning transportation to airport.
Tropical Rainforest Exploration
Tikal is the largest excavated site in the American continent and contains some of the most fascinating archaeological remains of the ancient Maya civilization. Explore the hidden beauty of Maya cities dating back to 400 B.C. Explore the Maya ruins at the North Acropolis, stunning ancient roads, and an unrivaled view of the Yaxhá lagoons and jungle.
*It is recommended to stay in Guatemala City for one night after arriving in the country. The following morning you will fly to Petén. Transportation is provided from the airport to your hotel in Guatemala City.
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Day 1 − The Northern Department of Petén Itinerary:
Petén makes up approximately one third of the country, yet its population represents only about 4%. Tikal is the largest excavated site in the American continent and contains some of the most fascinating archaeological remains of the ancient Maya civilization. Explore the hidden beauty of Maya cities dating back to 400 B.C.
04:30a.m. Transfer from your hotel to airport
06:00a.m. Fly to Flores, Petén
07:00a.m. Arrive to Flores, Petén
07:30a.m. Transfer to National Park
Tikal at your hotel
08:30a.m. Arrive to hotel Jaguar Inn
09:00a.m. Tour at National Park Tikal
02:00p.m. Lunch at hotel
Day 2 − Yaxha and Topoxte, The Mayan World Itinerary:
Travel to Yaxha to see the Maya ruins at the North Acropolis, stunning ancient roads, and an unrivaled view of the Yaxhá lagoons and jungle. This area is rich with wildlife. After lunch, you will take a boat across the lagoon to Topoxte. The structures here date to the Preclassic period. The most valuable is Temple Pyramid C, which is the last remaining Postclassic structure in Petén.
04:00a.m. Transfer to Yaxhá
05:00a.m. Sunrise Tour at Yaxhá
06:30a.m. Breakfast in the wilderness
12:30p.m. Lunch at Yaxhá
01:30p.m. Boat to Topoxté
04:00p.m. Boat to Yaxhá Hotel
Day 3 − Uaxactún Itinerary:
Uaxactún is located 23km north of Tikal. Uaxactún, one of the oldest Maya cities in Guatemala. Uaxactún is notable for its astronomical observatory, and is thought to be the place where Mayans began developing their calendar.
09:00a.m. Transfer to Uaxactún
12:30p.m. Lunch with a local family
01:30p.m. Transfer to Flores airport
06:30p.m. Fly to Guatemala
07:30p.m. Arrive to Guatemala
Transportation will be provided to your hotel.
Suggested logging: Westing Camino Real