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Off the beaten track Huehuetenango

8 days / 7 nights
Type Tour
Private tour
Guatemala City

Discover the fantastic places that Huehuetenango has, in its highlands, viewpoints, lagoons, mountains of cypress and pine trees, small communities of sheep herders. An authentic charm of this Guatemala between the Sierra de los Cuchumatanes.

Short Breaks
  • Description

    Day 1 Guate City Hotel - Posada Don Rodrigo
    Day 2 Zunil y Almolonga Hotel - Bonifaz
    Day 3 Cuchumatanes Hotel - Unicornio Azul
    Day 4 Laguna Magdalena Hotel - Unicornio Azul
    Day 5 Cenotes de Candelaria Hotel - Finca Chaculá
    Day 6 Laguna Brava y Yolnabaj Cenotes Hotel - Finca Chaculá
    Day 7 El Cimarrón Hotel - Las Farolas
    Day 8 Guatemala - OUT  


    7 breakfasts, 3 lunches
    Private vehicle Boat Domestic flight (Flores – Guatemala)
      Trip Staff
    Local guides, drivers, boat crew
    Hotel (7 nights)

    Included activities:
    • Zunil & Almolonga
    • Sierra de los Cuchumatanes
    • Laguna Magdalena
    • Cenotes de Candelaria
    • Laguna Brava
    • El Cimarrón
    Admissions at the parks
    According itinerary

    Does not Includes:

    Lunches and Dinners
    Gratuities to guides, drivers, porters
    Telephone calls
    Exit fees
    Travel insurance.

    To bring

    Comfortable clothes, sunscreen and sunglasses.

  • Itinerary

    Day 1 Arrive to Guatemala – Antigua Guatemala

    Meeting upon arrival, transfer to your hotel in the colonial city of Antigua Guatemala. (1hr) the country’s original capital, declared a World Cultural Heritage site by UNESCO in 1979.

    Meals Included: None Accommodations: Posada de Don Rodrigo or Similar

    Day 2 Zunil & Almolonga B L

    After your breakfast you are transferred to the traditional vegetable growing town of Almolonga, Quetzaltenango (Xela) where we visit the Catholic Church and vegetable market (Wednesday and Saturday main market days) From there we travel to the picturesque town of Zunil where we visit the market (Monday main market day) a weaving cooperative, the majestic 16th century Catholic church, and San Simon (a colorful local Saint worshipped in Zunil) Next we drive up a picturesque mountain road to the Fuentes Georginas hot springs take a relaxing bath. After at the hot springs, we travel to the Copavic glass blowing cooperative in Cantel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch Accommodations: Pensión Bonifaz

    Day 3 Sierra de los Cuchumatanes B

    We ride out of Xela in the early morning and very quickly find ourselves at the bottom of a major ascent at an average height of 3,100 meters above sea level, this ride provides us with breathtaking views of the backbone of the Cuchumatanes Mountains and we pass through many small Indian villages along the way. These small villages will give us an excellent insight into the way of life of the rural Guatemalan people. Near the top of the climb is a belvedere where, on a clear day, views stretch as far as the volcanoes around Quetzaltenango. A bit further above the viewpoint, we start a rolling section of trail on a mixture of old jeep tracks and single-track as we make our way across the plateau.

    Meals Included: Breakfast Accommodations: Unicornio Azul

    Day 4 Laguna Magdalena B L

    Today visit the Magdalena Lagoon, located on the Sierra de Los Cuchumatanes. On the way we will pass small agricultural villages and learn about the daily life. We will also pass beautiful landscapes with impressive plains and vegetation.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch Accommodations: Unicornio Azul

    Day 5 Cenotes de Candelaria B

    Today you will visit two cenotes 30 meters deep approx. at Nenton, Huehuetenango. Surrounded by an environment of hot soil cultivation — Jamaica rose, jocote, mania, coffee and corn — and, in its waters, natural reservoirs and underground rivers are formed that run throughout region, a very photogenic place and you can take a splash.

    Meals Included: Breakfast Accommodations: Finca Chacula

    Day 6 Laguna Brava B L

    Laguna Brava will amaze you with new experiences, a different flavor and a unique adventure. Let your eyes discover the fascinating landscape in Huehuetenango, Guatemala. This destination allows you to enjoy a cold and warm climate at the same time, nature and incredible landscapes.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Pic Nic Lunch Accommodations: Finca Chacula

    Day 7 El Cimarron B L

    Today we are going to explore a hole or giant dry cenote. It measures approx. 200 mts. deep and 170 mts in diameter. We can assure you that it will impress you more than you think! Afternoon transfer to Antigua Guatemala.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch Accommodations: Las Farolas or Similar

    Day 8 Guatemala - OUT

    This morning our driver will transfer guests to the airport in plenty of time to catch your international flight onwards.

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