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Classic Guatemala tour

9 days from $3,445pp

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

Itinerary highlights

  • 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.

Price includes

In-destination transfers
Activities and excursions as detailed
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  • Guatemala City
  • Antigua
  • Lake Atitlan
  • Guatemala City
  • Flores
  • Tikal & El Petén
  • Flores
  • Guatemala City

Itinerary idea in detail

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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.

Day 2 Antigua


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

Day 3 Antigua


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

Day 4 Lake Atitlan

Antigua , Lake Atitlan

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

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.

Day 6 Lake Atitlan

Lake Atitlan

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

Day 7 Tikal & El Petén

Lake Atitlan , Guatemala City , Flores , Tikal & 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.

Day 8 Tikal & El Petén

Tikal & 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!

Day 9 Return home

Tikal & 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.

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