Guatemala Journey

Resort: Guatemala Journey
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: Guatemala
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Anyone looking for a tropical getaway that’s so much more than a beach vacation will love this quick eight-day introduction to Guatemala’s cultural and natural highlights. Visit the lakeside communities of Lake Atitln, walk the well-preserved Spanish Baroque neighbourhoods of Antigua, and take in a cooking lesson on the picturesque shores of Lake Petn Itz. Add in some trekking, ziplining, or fishing, and youve got a Central American adventure you’ll always remember.

Itineraries

Day 1
Guatemala CityAntigua Guatemala

Arrive at the Guatemala City airport and transfer to hotel in Antigua.

Day 2
Antigua Guatemala

Explore Antigua on a guided cultural walking tour with a historian, including City Hall, the convent, and the museums at Paseo de los Museos. Opt to take a volcano trek or excursion to a macadamia nut plantation or coffee farm.

Day 3
Antigua GuatemalaJaibalito

Travel today by van and boat to the village of Jaibalito on Lake Atitln. Visit the communities on the lake by boat, including San Juan la Laguna, a G Adventures-supported village. Take an orientation walk, visit various co-ops, enjoy a local Mayan lunch and a Mayan tree-planting ceremony.

Day 4
Jaibalito

Free time for outdoor pursuits such as fishing, hiking, bird watching, and kayaking.

Day 5
JaibalitoAntigua Guatemala

Return to Antigua and visit a chocolate museum to take a hands-on workshop to learn about the ancient Mayan process from bean to bar. Opt to take a salsa dance class.

Day 6
Antigua GuatemalaFlores

Catch our flight to Flores in the Petn region of Guatemala. Enjoy a cooking lesson and lunch with a local chef on the shores of Lake Petn Itz.

Day 7
Flores

Take a guided tour of the famous Mayan ruins of Tikal, a UNESCO World Heritage site set in the heart of the jungle.

Day 8
Flores

Depart at any time.

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