The territory where Guatemala is currently located is part of Mesoamerica and the Mayan and Olmec cultures were developed along with the neighboring countries. After the conquest of America, Guatemala became part of the Viceroyalty of New Spain as a General Captaincy.
The tourist destinations of the country offer the visitor to enjoy a diversity of attractions and combine archeology, history, ecotourism, community tourism, landscape, sports and others
DAY 01 GUATEMALA (Sunday)
Arrival transfers from the airport to the selected hotel. STS staff will welcome you at the airport and bring you to your hotel for accommodation.
DAY 02 GUATEMALA – SEMUC CHAMPEY COBAN (Monday)
Start your trip through the provinces of El Progreso, Baja Verapaz and Alta Verapaz to reach Semuc Champey, a natural monument located on a limestone bridge of 300 meters long, under which passes the Cahabón River. On the bridge are formed pools of different sizes fed by crystalline turquoise waters from springs. In the afternoon, transfer to Cobán for accommodation
DAY 03 COBAN – COPAN (Tuesday)
Departure at 6:30 am to Copan, Honduras. We will pass the Border, and continue to the archaeological site of Copan. Visit the Park with local guide, visit the ruins with its magnificent Steles and temples and the ball field. INCLUDES: Local guide and entrance to the park.
DAY 04 COPAN QUIRIGUA RIO DULCE (Wednesday)
In the morning transfer from Copan to Rio Dulce, on the way we’ll get to know the archaeological site of Quirigua. INCLUDES: Admission to the archaeological site. Then we will continue our journey towards Rio Dulce.
DAY 05 RIO DULCE LIVINGSTON FLORES (Thursday)
After breakfast, transfer to the dock where you will board the boat that will take you to Rio Dulce, knowing El Castillo de San Felipe, the island of the birds, Hot springs and Livingston. In the afternoon return to Rio Dulce where you will take the bus to be transferred to Flores.
INCLUDES: Boat and admission to the Castle of San Felipe de Lara.
DAY 06 FLORES TIKAL GUATEMALA (Friday)
In the morning transfer and visit of Tikal archaeological site. INCLUDES: Admission, guide and Lunch. DOES NOT INCLUDE BEVERAGES. In the afternoon transfer to Flores Airport where you will board the flight back to Guatemala City. (TICKET NOT INCLUDED). Reception at the airport in Guatemala City and transfer to your hotel.
DAY 07 GUATEMALA – ANTIGUA (Saturday)
Half day tour of Antigua Guatemala in the afternoon. This city is “Colonial Monument of America” named for the greatness of its Colonial Buildings. Visit of the Main Square, the Cathedral, Palace of the Captains General, Church of La Merced and San Francisco. Free time for shopping. Transfer to your hotel in Antigua Guatemala.
DAY 08 ANTIGUA / CHICHICASTENANGO PM / LAGO DE ATITLAN. (Sunday)
Early departure to Visit Guatemala’s largest open-air Indigenous market and Santo Tomas church. One free hour for shopping. This colorful market contains textiles, pottery, handicrafts and is a true mix of tradition and folklore. We continue to the beautiful lake of Atitlan located between three volcanoes and surrounded by 12 indigenous populations. Arrival in Panajachel. Free time for lunch (on your account) and shopping. In the afternoon transfer to your hotel.
DAY 09 LAKE ATITLAN, BOTE SANTIAGO / GUATEMALA (Monday)
In the morning transfer by boat to Santiao Atitlan to visit this beautiful Indian village. Visit to the handicrafts streets, church and park. Return to Panajachel to have lunch (on your account) and continue towards the city of Guatemala.
DAY 10 CITY TOUR GUATEMALA (Tuesday)
Morning transfer to Guatemala City. The city of Guatemala turned into an active and cosmopolitan city presents a panorama of contrasts between colonial and neoclassical architecture that mix with modern buildings, complemented by museums and historical monuments. The city tour includes a visit to Avenida de las Americas, residential areas, Avenida de la Reforma, Plaza de la Constitución, National Palace, Metropolitan Cathedral and Central District in zone 1. Rest of the day free for personal activities.
DAY 11 GUATEMALA – TRANSFER OUT (Wednesday)
Airport Transfer to La Aurora International Airport.
END OF SERVICES
(NOTE): THE ORDER OF THE TOURS MAY VARY FROM DAY ARRIVAL
- What Is Included- 4 NIGHTS IN GUATEMALA CITY
- 1 NIGHT IN ANTIGUA GUATEMALA
- 1 NIGHT IN PANAJACHEL
- 1 NIGHT IN FLORES
- 1 NIGHT IN RIO DULCE
- 1 NIGHT EN COPAN
- 1 NIGHT EN COBAN
- 10 BREAKFASTS AND 1 LUNCH
- TRANSFERS IN AND OUT
- TOURS INDICATED IN THE ITINERARY REGULAR SERVICE SHARED SEAT IN A CAR BASIS
- 9 DAYS OF TOUR, VISITIS AND ENTRANCES FEES
- HOTEL TAXES
- MANDATORY INSURANCE WHEN YOU ARE TRAVELING WITH STS BUSES
- TIPS IN RESTAURANTS
- THE TRANSFERS ARE PERFORMED WITH THE HOTEL SHUTTLE, EXCEPT THE ARRIVAL TRANSFER
- What Is Not Included- DOESN'T INCLUDE WHAT ISN'T SPECIFIED
- DOESN'T INCLUDE AIRLINE TICKET TO GUATEMALA (ESTIMATED PRICE SUBJECT TO CHANGE USD 140.00 OW)
- TransfersPlease be in the lobby of your hotel 10 minutes before the indicated time, our staff will call you by your name when approaching, the staff will reconfirm the destination of the route and include them requested, then will adress the transportation.
To pick them up at the airport, you need to provide your flight information.