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Honeymoon in Guatemala and Belize: Volcanoes, lakes and desert islands

14 days from £3563pp

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Honeymoon in Guatemala and Belize: Volcanoes, lakes and desert islands

14 days from £3563pp
 

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This fortnight-long honeymoon combines two countries which couldn’t be more different. Guatemala is steeped in indigenous and Spanish colonial tradition and religious mysticism. Belize, a truly Caribbean country, is English speaking, utterly laid-back, and a popular destination for outdoor adventure enthusiasts. It’s a real treat to be able to combine the two in a holiday which travels at a lazy pace: you are based in just four places, each so different from one another, staying in intimate but high quality properties where the attention is on premium service.

Start off in Antigua, Guatemala’s colonial masterpiece, and continue to the serene setting of Lake Atitlán, encircled by volcanoes, handkerchief sized fields and tiny indigenous villages. On to Tikal, the vast Mayan ruined city where ancient temples and pyramids penetrate the rainforest canopy. Cross the border into Belize and round off the holiday at the pearl white beaches of Ambergris Caye, maybe with a bit of snorkelling or scuba diving. 

Holiday itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Antigua and transfer to hotel.

Day 2

Guided walking tour of Antigua and a coffee farm.

Day 3

At leisure in Antigua.

Day 4

Transfer to Panajachel, via Chichicastenango market.

Day 5

Learn local fishing methods in San Juan Laguna.

Day 6

Boat excursion on Lake Atitlán.

Day 7

Fly to Flores in the jungle Petén region; guided tour of the Mayan ruins at Tikal.

Days 8-9

Guided excursion to explore remote sites of Yaxhá and Topoxte.

Day 10

Fly to Belize City. Fly to Ambergris Caye, coral atoll in the Caribbean.

Days 11-13

At leisure.

Day 14

Boat to San Pedro. Fly to Belize City and connect with international flight.

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Antigua
Places visited

Antigua and the highlands


 
Walking Tour of Antigua
Thing to do

Walking tour of Antigua


 
Casa Santo Domingo
Accommodation

Casa Santo Domingo


 

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