This holiday includes the major sights of Guatemala – colonial Antigua, ancient city of Tikal, Chichicastenango and its market, Lake Atitlan and volcano and the beaches of the Pacific coast.
Discover Guatemala Jungle, Mayan ruins and beaches
- Discover the beautiful town of Antigua
- Visit Lake Atitlan and travel the lake by boat
- Relax on the beaches of the Pacific Coast
- Explore Mayan ruins in Tikal and stay in Guatemala City
Antigua 2 nights | Lake Atitlan 2 nights | Pacific Coast 2 nights | Tikal 2 nights | Guatemala City 1 night
Days 1 and 2 : London to Guatemala City
Fly overnight to Guatemala City, the capital city.
Days 2 and 3 : Antigua | Meals : Breakfast
On arrival in Guatemala City transfer to Antigua, described by some as the most beautiful town in the world. You have two days to get to know this colonial town with its cobbled streets, Indian markets and enticing restaurants.
Day 4 : Antigua to Lake Atitlan
Transfer to Lake Atitlan. En route stop in Chichicastenango, known for its colourful market.
Days 4 and 5 : Lake Atitlan | Meals : Breakfast
Tranquil Lake Atitlan has many picturesque lakeside villages. We include in your holiday a private guided boat tour that takes in a number of Indian villages as well as hot springs.
Day 6 : Lake Atitlan to Pacific Coast
Drive and boat trip from Lake Atitlan to Pacific Coast.
Days 6 and 7 : Pacific Coast | Meals: Breakfast
Two days to relax by the Pacific Ocean in an eco-lodge enjoying the tropical weather with over 300 days of sun per year, black sand beaches and water sports aplenty.
Day 8 : Pacific Coast to Peten/ Tikal
Drive from Pacific Coast to Guatemala City for short flight to Peten.
Days 8 and 9 : Peten/ Tikal | Meals: Breakfast
Tikal was once the Mayan capital city. Your private guide will take you round one of the largest Mayan archaeological sites known, with ruins overgrown by rain forest awaiting your discovery. You will also have time to explore the area further perhaps taking in the romantic archaeological site of Yaxha/ Topoxte as well.
Day 10 : Peten to Guatemala City
An evening flight back to Guatemala City where you spend the night before returning home.
Day 11 : Guatemala City to London | Meals : Breakfast
Overnight flight from Guatemala City to London.
Day 12 : London
Arrival in London.
Indicative Holiday Prices
All of our holidays are individually tailored to suit your needs and timescale. As a guide, this 12 day suggested holiday will cost from £2,950 per person including international flights from UK, based on two sharing.