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Guatemala and Honduras uncovered

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Guatemala and Honduras uncovered

14 days from £3204pp
 

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This holiday to culture-rich Guatemala and the less well-known, rarely visited republic of Honduras takes you to some remote but extremely beautiful regions dotted with vestiges of a fascinating history. You start off in Antigua, one of the Spanish Empire’s most beautiful cities crammed with colonial mansions and flowery squares. Travel on to two of the Mayan civilisation’s most impressive archaeological sites, Tikal in Guatemala’s jungle lowlands and Copán over the border in Honduras.

Between these two visits you’ll head down the Rio Dulce in eastern Guatemala through mangroves and tropical forest, visiting a 16th century colonial fortress en route to the quirky town of Livingston, with its English-Caribbean-influenced Garifuna culture. Later you have a wildlife experience based at the extremely well-regarded, first-class Pico Bonito Lodge set in intact rainforest. Finally, head out to Roatán, one of the Bay Islands, for some beach-time and maybe a bit of snorkelling or scuba diving on the rich coral reef.

Holiday itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Antigua and transfer to hotel.

Day 2

Optional excursion to Pacaya volcano.

Day 3

Fly to Flores, guided tour of the Mayan ruins at Tikal.

Day 4

By road to Livingston via San Felipe fortress.

Day 5

At leisure among the Garifuna on the Caribbean coast.

Day 6

Drive over the border to Copán in Honduras via Quiriguá ruins.

Day 7

Guided tour of the ruined Mayan city Copán.

Day 8

By road to Pico Bonito via Lancetilla National Park.

Day 9

Excursion to Cuero y Salado Wildlife Reserve.

Day 10

Guided excursion to Cayos Cochinos.

Day 11

Transfer to La Ceiba, fly to Roatán island.

Days 12-13

At leisure on the Caribbean coral island.

Day 14

Fly to San Pedro Sula connect with international flight.

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Antigua
Places visited

Antigua and the highlands


 
Climb a Volcano
Thing to do

Climb a Guatemalan volcano


 
Posada de Don Rodrigo
Accommodation

Posada de Don Rodrigo Antigua


 

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