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Guatemala Discovery Tour
14 days / 13 nights trip

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Guatemala Discovery Tour
14 days / 13 nights trip

You are a group or individuals , you are looking for a trip mixing relaxation and comfort with cultural discovery : here is a tour for you !

Itinerary: Sololá , the markets of Chichicastenango and San Francisco El Alto , Antigua , Lake Atitlán , Tikal , the archeological sites of Aguateca and Copán , Lívingston and the river Río Dulce .

D1 sat/tue Arrival
D2 sun/wed Antigua, colonial city
D3 lmon/thu Antigua, lake Atitlán
D4 tue/fri Sololá's market - lake Atitlán
D5 wed/sat Santiago Atitlán
D6 thu/sun Chichicastenango's market
D7 fri/mon Quetzaltenango's surroundings
D8 sat/tue Copán archeological site
D9 sun/wed Quiriguá archeological site- Lívingston
D10 mon/thu Lívingston
D11 tue/fri Aguateca archeological site
D12 wed/sat Tikal archeological site
D13  thu/sun Tikal or Yaxhá archeological site
D14 fri/mon Flight back

You can make this trip all year round

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Day 1
saturday/ tuesday
Reception at the airport. Overnight in Antigua.
Day 2
sunday / wednesday
Colonial city of Antigua. Overnight in Antigua.
Day 3
monday / thursday
Lake Atitlán
In the afternoon, leave Antigua for Panajachel and Lake Atitlán. Night on the lake's shores (in hotel).
Day 4
tuesday / friday
Market of Sololá
Excursion to market of Sololá. Visit the villages of Santa Catarina and San Antonio. Overnight in Panajachel.
Day 5
wednesday / saturday
Santiago Atitlán
Crossing Lake Atitlán, visit to Santiago. Departure in the afternoon for Chichicastenango.
Day 6
thursday / sunday
Visit the market of Chichicastenango. Depart for Quetzaltenango.
Day 7
friday / monday
Quetzaltenango's surroundings
Market of San Francisco El Alto (on friday) or visit of Indigenous villages. Return to Guatemala City.
Day 8
saturday / tuesday
Departure for Copán (Honduras). Visit of the archeological site and its museum. Overnight in Copán.
Day 9
sunday / wednesday
Quiriguá and Lívingston
Travel to Puerto Barrios. Visit of the archeological site of Quiriguá. From Puerto Barrios, travel by boat to Lívingston.
Day 10
monday / thursday
Río Dulce
From Lívingston, travel by boat on the Río Dulce river to Castle San Felipe. Travel to Flores.
Day 11
tuesday / friday
Bus to Sayaxché and excursion by boat on the Petexbatún river. Visit of the archeological site of Aguateca.
Day 12
wednesday / saturday
Transfer to Tikal: Visit the archeological site and its museum. Overnight in Tikal.
Day 13
thursday / sunday
Tikal - Guatemala City
Additional time to explore Tikal, supplementing Day 12´s visit. At 4:00 pm, return flight to Guatemala City.Also possible to visit Yaxhá archeological site.
Day 14
friday / monday
Flight back
Guatemala City museums. Travel to the international airport for the return flight.

For your convenience, this tour can be adapted in accordance with current traditional festivals

Prices in US $, per person, double room accommodation, for groups of :

A : hotels 2 / 3 *- B : hotels 3 / 4 *

2 people
3 people
4 people
5 people
6 people
7 people

N.B. : prices are based on adults. Reductions for children under 12.

  This tour exists in an economic version : click here

Prices include:

  • 13 nights in 2 / 3 star hotels (A option) or 3 / 4 star hotels (B option), accommodations in double room with "American breakfast" ;
  • all transportation ;
    the flight from Flores to Guatemala City ;
  • boat transfers: on Lake Atitlán, and in the Petén and Caribbean regions ;
  • picnic during Aguateca's visit.
Prices do not include :
  • international flights ;
  • other meals ;
  • airport taxes ;
  • drinks and personal expenses ;
  • sites entrance fees ;
  • taxes at the Honduran border ;
  • insurance.


Additional costs, in US $, (prices per person) :

Half board supplement (dinners)
Single room supplement
Triple room reduction

  • English speaking guide during the whole trip, for groups of :
+ 875
+ 583
+ 438
+ 350
+ 292
+ 250

  • English speaking guide only in Antigua, Aguateca , Tikal : US $140 by day (for the group).

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Economic version

For experienced travelers looking for low prices we created simplified options of tour tours.

  • If you are not especially looking for a driver services and a private vehicle for all your transfers, (some of the transfers can be operated by tourist shuttles),
  • If you willingly accept to spend some nights in very simple hostels to reduce the budget of some of the overnights,
  • if you are not always looking for private boats services ( it is often possible to find boats on the go, talking with boat driver,
  • If you are not looking for English speaking guides in archeological sites (it is possible to find local Spanish speaking guides at the entrance of the sites).

       Here is an economic version of the Discovery Tour :

Program : same program, except on D11 where the archeological site of Aguateca will be replaced by another outstanding site – easier to access : Yaxhá (still unknown, this incredible site is currently, after Tikal, the best restored in the country)

Hotels : 1 and 2* for the whole tour and 3* at Guatemala city

Transfers : private transfers on D1, D6, D7, D9, D10,D11 and D14 ;
tourist shuttles on D3, D5, D8, D12 and D13 ; private boats to Livingston on D9 and to Rio Dulce on D10, flight Flores/Guatemala city on D13 ; without reservation of vehicle and boat on D5 in Panajachel (free day).


Prices in US $, per person, double room accommodation, for groups of :

2 people
3 people
4 and 5 people
6 and 7 people


Sup. single room
Red. triple room

To learn more about our included services : contact us

Do not hesitate to ask for our personalized programs and itineraries, according to your wishes and constraints: we are the specialists of personalized travel in Guatemala and in the Mayan World !
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