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Signature Guatemala: Mountains, markets and Mayan ruins

12 days from £2,166pp

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Signature Guatemala: Mountains, markets and Mayan ruins

12 days from £2,166pp

Price excludes international flights at the beginning and end of the trip

 

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Guatemala is brimming with both obvious highlights and hidden attractions and we’ve packed loads of them in to this variety-packed holiday including Antigua, Lake Atitlán, Mayan Tikal and authentic markets in the remote, wildly beautiful western highlands.

Begin by exploring arty, volcano-framed Antigua, one of the continent’s most beautiful Spanish colonial cities, and move on to atmospheric and spiritual Lake Atitlán, fringed by volcanoes, all the while visiting traditional villages where the indigenous population wear community-distinctive clothing and weave intricate, vibrant textiles.  Continue into the wilder more remote region of the craggy Cuchumatanes mountains, and visit authentic, non-touristy markets trading in the produce of the richly fertile volcanic valleys. Finally fly to the vast complex of temples at Tikal, Central America’s most overwhelming abandoned Mayan city, its haunting pyramids shrouded in exotic bird and monkey-filled jungle.

You’ll mostly be staying in small, characterful colonial-style accommodation befitting the uniqueness of your environment.

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Holiday itinerary

Day 1

Arrive Guatemala City and transfer to Antigua.

Day 2

Guided walking tour of Antigua.

Day 3

At leisure in Antigua.

Day 4

Drive to Lake Atitlán.

Day 5

Guided day trip to lakeside villages.

Day 6

Visit Chichicastenango market.

Day 7

Visit the market towns of Quetzaltenango basin.

Day 8

Visit Todos Santos Cuchumatán.

Day 9

Guided tour of Tikal ruins.

Day 10

Explore Tikal at leisure.

Day 11

Fly to Guatemala City.

Day 12

Transfer to the airport for your international flight.

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What our experts say

Guatemala is famous for its dramatic landscapes and awe-inspiring scenery, making it a wonderful country to explore. Our signature trip is an immersive and authentic look at what makes this country tick. From charming cities and serene lakes with volcanic backdrops to incredible culture, markets and history – this trip would suit all who want to discover an unsung hero of Latin America.

Konrad M

Konrad Mludzinski

Travel Consultants

Included in this holiday

Antigua
Places visited

 
Walking Tour of Antigua
Things to do

 
Posada de Don Rodrigo Panajachel
Accommodation

 

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