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£4,110 Per person
14 days
Includes flights
Includes transfers
Includes activities
Includes hotels

This trip is ideal for those wanting to get the best out of Guatemala and Belize at a fairly relaxed pace. Fly to Guatemala City where you will be transferred to the wonderful colonial city of Antigua. Here you will spend a few days exploring the historical sights and architecture before travelling west to Lake Atitlan. Lake Atitlan is stunning with its backdrop of volcanoes, and you can explore the tiny settlements dotted around the lake to get an insight into the Mayan traditions here. The journey then continues up to Flores to explore the most atmospheric of the Mayan ruins, Tikal, set deep in the jungle surrounded by tropical wildlife, before heading into Belize and the beautiful lush rainforest region of the Cayo District. End the trip with a few days relaxation on a beautiful beach on Ambergris Caye.

Itinerary highlights

  • The exquisite colonial city of Antigua.

  • Stunning Lake Atitlan with its backdrop of volcanoes.

  • Verdant countryside of the Cayo District.

  • Fascinating Mayan ruins hidden in the jungle.

  • Snorkelling in the turquoise waters of Ambergris Caye.

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Treat this trip purely as a starting point for your own tour to Guatemala. Your specialist will ask you what you want and then shape your itinerary to match.

  • Your trip will be unique
  • We work to your interests and budget
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  • Guatemala City
  • Antigua
  • Lake Atitlan
  • Guatemala City
  • Flores
  • Tikal and El Peten
  • Black Rock River
  • Belize City
  • The Cayes
  • Belize City

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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Day 1 Antigua

International outbound flight , Guatemala City , Antigua

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Guatemala City. Upon arrival in Guatemala today you will be met by a guide and driven to your hotel in the beautiful historic capital of Antigua.

Day 2 Antigua

Antigua

Half day private guided tour of the UNESCO World Heritage city of Antigua with its cobbled streets and handicrafts markets.

Day 3 Lake Atitlan

Antigua , Lake Atitlan

Private transfer to the tranquil and mysterious Lake Atitlan. En-route you will make a stop at a colourful local market.

Day 4 Lake Atitlan

Lake Atitlan

Today you will take to the waters of Lake Atitlan with your private guide, visiting some of the communities dotted around the lake shores.

Day 5 Tikal and El Peten

Lake Atitlan , Guatemala City , Flores , Tikal and El Peten

Private transfer to Guatemala City for your afternoon flight to Flores, gateway to Tikal. Private transfer to your lodge conveniently located for the national park.

Day 6 Tikal and El Peten

Tikal and El Peten

Today you will take a private tour of Tikal. This really is one of the most outstanding places you can visit in Central America - dramatic Mayan ruins towering in the jungle with monkeys and toucans in the trees above you!

Day 7 Black Rock River

Tikal and El Peten , Black Rock River

Private transfer across the border into Belize to the Black Rock River Lodge, in a region renowned for bird watching, Mayan ruins and caves.

Day 8 Black Rock River

Black Rock River

Free day at Black Rock to try some of the on-site activities such as river tubing, horseriding, birdwatching and night walks.

Day 9 Black Rock River

Black Rock River

At leisure to explore the area yourselves or book local excursions such as to the ruins at Caracol, cave canoeing, adventure-caving at ATM, wildlife walks, horse-riding or river-tubing.

Day 10 The Cayes

Black Rock River , Belize City , The Cayes

Transfer by road back to Belize City where you will take a light aircraft flight to Ambergris Caye. Transfer to your beachfront hotel.

Day 11 The Cayes

The Cayes

At leisure on Ambergris Caye to snorkel, dive, take boat tours or just relax.

Day 12 The Cayes

The Cayes

At leisure on the beach.

Day 13 International return flight

The Cayes , Belize City , International return flight

Transfer to San Pedro airstrip for your flight back to Belize City in time for your onward international connection.

Day 14 International return flight

International return flight

Arrive home today to complete your journey.

Audley Travel specialist Chris

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