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Classic Guatemala tour

9 days from $3,425pp

What is tailor made? 100% custom | Exceptional experiences | Hand-picked guides | Lodging with character | Designed to your schedule, budget & interests

    Places visited:

  • Guatemala City
  • Antigua
  • Lake Atitlan
  • Flores
  • El Petén
  • The exquisite colonial city of Antigua.

  • The stunning Lake Atitlan with its backdrop of volcanoes.

  • The Mayan ruins of Tikal hidden deep in the jungle.

Michael, an Audley Travel specialist

What our specialists say...

Cover the highlights of Guatemala at a comfortable pace. Fly to Guatemala City and transfer to the wonderful colonial city of Antigua where you will spend a few days exploring the historical sights and architecture. You will then travel west to Lake Atitlan via a colourful local market, to enjoy the sights of local villagers bartering for their weekly shop. Admire the beautiful scenery around Lake Atitlan and visit local communities before finishing the trip in Tikal, spectacular Maya ruins towering above the jungle.

We recommend this trip for:

  • Guatemala City
  • Antigua
  • Lake Atitlan
  • Guatemala City
  • Flores
  • El Petén
  • Flores
  • Guatemala City

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Day 1 Antigua

Guatemala City , Antigua

Upon arrival in Guatemala City today you will be met by a guide and driven to your hotel in the beautiful historic capital of Antigua.

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Day 2 Antigua

Antigua

Get your bearings in Antigua today with a private walking tour of this beautiful UNESCO World Heritage city.

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Day 3 Antigua

Antigua

Free day to further explore Antigua at your own leisure or perhaps go on a coffee tour, chocolate making tour or volcano hike.

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Day 4 Lake Atitlan

Antigua , Lake Atitlan

Private transfer to Lake Atitlan, stopping en-route at a colourful indigenous market.

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Day 5 Lake Atitlan

Lake Atitlan

This morning take a tour by local boat of this stunning lake and its intriguing villages. Visit the tiny markets, churches, plazas and houses and experience a Mayan ritual.

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Day 6 Lake Atitlan

Lake Atitlan

Free day to relax and absorb the tranquillity and beautiful views at Lake Atitlan.

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Day 7 El Petén

Lake Atitlan , Guatemala City , Flores , El Petén

Private transfer to Guatemala City for your afternoon flight to Flores, gateway to Tikal. Private transfer to your hotel on the shores of Lake Peten Itza.

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Day 8 El Petén

El Petén

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!

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Day 9 Return home

El Petén , Flores , Guatemala City

Transfer back to Flores for your flight to Guatemala City where you will connect on to your international flight home.

Michael, an Audley Travel specialist

Contact a specialist

The specialist who designs your trip to Guatemala will have explored the country many times and, in some cases, lived there. Their first-hand knowledge gives us the belief that no other travel company can match our expertise in helping you plan your trip. Your dedicated specialist will take the time to understand your preferences and build them into an itinerary to match, working to your budget. He or she will keep perfecting it until you’re completely happy and ready to book.

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