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Explore Guatemala: 9-Day Group Tour of Antigua, Tikal, Semuc Champey, and Lake Atitlán

13 Calle 1, Cdad. de Guatemala, Guatemala

Activity provided by Vibe Adventures

8 days (approx.) - English

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9-day adventure road trip around Guatemala that will help you see and experience best sides of nature, culture, and traditions of this beautiful Central American country!

Highlights
  • Visit UNESCO-listed Quirigua, one of the most ancient Mayan cities that contain some outstanding 8th-century monuments and impressive series of carved stelae and sculpted calendars.
  • Relax in unique natural hot waterfalls of Finca el Paraiso.
  • Explore UNESCO-listed Tikal – one of the major sites of the Mayan civilization situated in Guatemalan jungles.
  • Swim in Semuc Champey – a magnificently beautiful stepped series of limestone pools with cool, flowing river water.
  • Learn Mayan traditions and try home-cooked cuisine while staying at authentic Mayan home-stay near Atitilan Lake.
Description
Experience the beauty and culture of Guatemala on this 9-day All Around Tour. From the largest city in Central America, Guatemala City, to the ancient Mayan city of Quirigua, the tour offers a unique opportunity to explore the country’s rich history and culture. The tour begins in Guatemala City, where travelers will get to explore the city’s unique mix of traditional Latin American flavors and modern trends. From there, the tour will take you to Quirigua, a UNESCO-listed city that contains some of the oldest Mayan monuments in the world. Here, you will be able to explore the 8th-century monuments and impressive series of carved stelae and sculpted calendars. The tour will then take you to Finca el Paraiso, where you can relax in its unique natural hot waterfalls. Afterward, you will visit Flores, a picturesque town on the island of Lago Petén Itzá. Here, you will have the chance to explore the area and take in the stunning views. The next stop is Tikal, another UNESCO-listed site of the Mayan civilization. Here, you will be able to explore the ruins in the middle of the jungle, surrounded by lush vegetation. Afterward, you will visit Semuc Champey, a stepped series of limestone pools with cool, flowing river water. The tour will then take you to Uspantán, a quiet and charming town in a stunning setting of a fertile valley at the base of green forested mountains. Here, you will have the chance to explore the area and take in the views. The next stop is San Jorge La Laguna, a peaceful Maya village in the hills next to Lake Atitlán. Here, you will stay in a Mayan homestay and learn about the local traditions and cuisine. You will also have the chance to explore the nearby caves and take a hike around the lake. The tour will then take you to Pacaya Volcano, an active complex volcano of 2,552 meters that has erupted at least 23 times since the Spanish arrival to Guatemala. After an easy hike to the summit, you will continue to Antigua Guatemala, a city in the central highlands famous for its well-preserved Spanish Baroque influenced architecture. The tour is perfect for travelers who want to experience the beauty and culture of Guatemala in a small group setting. With a maximum of 13 travelers, you will be able to get closer to the locals and explore the country in an easy-going atmosphere. The tour includes all accommodations, transportation, and activities, as well as breakfast each day. Optional activities and dinner get-togethers are also available.
Starting Location
13 Calle 1, Cdad. de Guatemala, Guatemala.
Itineraries are subject to change.
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