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The Best of Guatemala

Discover the best of Guatemala on an epic group trip with Triskelion Expeditions! This vibrant country is a treasure trove of stunning landscapes, rich history and a diverse culture that will delight your senses.

A Journey through Archaeological and Natural Treasures

During this unforgettable adventure, you’ll explore emblematic sites such as the Quiriguá Archaeological Site, where Mayan stelae carved into sandstone tell fascinating stories of the ancient civilization. Next, immerse yourself in the Caribbean atmosphere of Livingston, a Garifuna port town with vibrant music and delicious food.

Tikal: The Heart of Mayan Civilization

We couldn’t miss a visit to Tikal, the most important archaeological site in the Mayan world. Walk among majestic temples and impressive pyramids, climbing to the top of the Q and R Complex for breathtaking panoramic views. Central Acropolis, with its Temples I and II, reveals masterpieces of Mayan architecture that transport you back in time.

Charms of Antigua Guatemala and Chichicastenango

Explore the colonial streets of Antigua Guatemala, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and visit landmarks such as the Merced Church and the Cathedral, impressive examples of Spanish colonial architecture. Don’t miss the Chichicastenango Market, known for its colorful handicraft stalls and local products.

Cultural and Social Immersion

Traveling in a group is not only a way to explore new places, but also to make new friends and share unique experiences. With Triskelion Expeditions, you can relax and enjoy every moment, while an experienced team takes care of every detail of your trip, guaranteeing a perfect experience from start to finish.

Plan Your Adventure in Guatemala

Get ready for a journey that goes beyond traditional tourism. Experience the best of Guatemala through guided excursions, historical discoveries and moments of cultural connection. Book your trip now with Triskelion Expeditions and embark on an experience that will remain etched in your memory forever! 🌄🗿🌺

Duration
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Price
Flights

8 Days

1 November, 2024

Minimum of 10 people people

1650€

Moments of Travel
What is included
What is not included
  • Visit the Quiriguá archaeological site;
  • Visit the garifuna town of Livingston with its Caribbean atmosphere;
  • See the lush vegetation and a natural canyon;
  • You can also visit the beautiful fortress of San Felipe de Lara, built in the 17th century by the Spanish;
  • Visit the most important archaeological site in the Mayan world;
  • Visit the archaeological site of Tikal;
  • Visit the Q and R Complex, continuing towards the Central Acropolis, Temple I “The Great Jaguar” and Temple II “de Los Mascarones”;
  • Visit one of the most important colonial cities in the Americas;
  • Visit the Merced Church, the Plaza de Armas and the Cathedral;
  • Visit the Chichicastenango market;
  • Visit de la Iglesia de Santo Tomás, the Mayan cemetery;
  • 08 nights’ accommodation in 4-star hotels with breakfast and dinner.
  • 01 country lunch in Tikal
  • Hotel taxes
  • All transfers and itineraries in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Tour leader accompanying the group from Portugal
  • Spanish-speaking guide during the itinerary
  • All entrances to parks and monuments
  • Private boat in Panajachel and Rio Dulce
  • Domestic flight Flores/Guatemala
  • International flights (however we can support you with the purchase);
  • Extras in hotels
  • Meals not specified
  • Tips to guides and drivers
  • Tourist tax payable directly at the hotel in Antigua of $ 10.00 per room.
  • Anything not described under “Included”

Itinerary

Day 1

Day 01 - Nov airport - Hotel Guatemala City

Arrival at La Aurora International Airport, assistance and transfer to the Viva Clarion Suites Hotel. accommodation and dinner at the hotel.

Day 2

Day 02 - Nov Guatemala City - Quiriguá - Rio Dulce

Departure for the Quiriguá Archaeological Site, already in Guatemalan territory, located on the banks of the river. Motagua. The park is made up of a complex of carved sandstone stelae, including the tallest in the entire Maya world, at over 10.60 meters high. There are also figures here zoomorphs dating back to the Classic Maya period. Continue towards the Rio Dulce. Accommodation and dinner at the Hotel Nana Juana.

Day 3

Day 03 - NOV Rio Dulce, Izabal - Livingdton - Flores

Boat trip up the Rio Dulce to visit the garifuna town of Livingston with its Caribbean atmosphere. For the On the way upstream, we'll see lush vegetation and a natural canyon. We will also pass through beautiful fortress of San Felipe de Lara, a fortress built in the 17th century by the Spanish to prevent withdrawals from outrota. Return by boat to the hotel to start the journey to Flores. Arrival, accommodation and dinner at the Hotel Casona del Lago.

Day 4

Day 04 - Nov Flores - Tikal - Flores - Antigua Guatemala

Departure in the morning to visit the most important archaeological site in the Mayan world. Tikal, "Place of Voices", was built during the two classical Mayan periods. When you visit the archaeological site of Tikal, the guide will start with When you visit the archaeological site of Tikal, the guide will start with This is followed by a visit to the Q and R Complex, continuing towards the Central Acropolis, Temple I "The Great Jaguar" and Temple II "de Los Mascarones", considered to be one of the most important within the complex; visit also to the Lost World (see time permitting) and at the end, return to the visitor center for lunch. In the afternoon, transfer to the airport Mundo Maya for the flight back to Guatemala City. On arrival, transfer to Antigua Guatemala. Accommodation and dinner at the Porta Antigua Hotel.

Day 5

Day 05 - Nov Antigua Guatemala

Departure to visit one of the most important cities of the colonial period in the Americas. On arrival, start of visit to the Merced Church, the Plaza de Armas and the Cathedral. Free time for shopping and at the time indicated, transfer to the hotel for breakfast. Rest of the day Free. Accommodation and dinner at Hotel Porta Antigua

Day 6

Day 06 - Nov Antigua Guatemala - Lake Atitlán - San Juan de la Laguna

After breakfast, departure towards the Guatemalan Altiplano, specifically the town of Panajachel. On arrival, we will take a boat trip on Lake Atitlán to the indigenous Mayan village of San Jan de la Laguna. The view includes the Catholic church, the handmade chocolate factory, the local textile artisans and the medicinal plants. Free time for sightseeing and shopping. At a time to be arranged, return to Panajachel for accommodation and dinner at the Hotel Vila Santa Catarina.

Day 7

Day 07 - Nov Lago Atitlán - Chichicastenango - Guatemala City

Departure in the morning towards the Chichicastenango market, located in the central Guatemalan highlands, important for its multicolored market. Visit to the Church of Santo Tomás, the Mayan cemetery and free time for market shopping. At a time to be announced, departure for Guatemala City. Accommodation and dinner at the Viva Clarion Suites Hotel.

Day 8

Day 08 - Nov Guatemala City - Airport

At a time to be decided, transfer to La Aurora International Airport to board the return flight.

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