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North Guatemalan getaway

10 days / 9 nights
Type Tour
Private tour
Guatemala City

From the cloud forests with pools of turquoise waters, rural villages, and splash down the Cahabon River on a rafting trip, exploring caves and snorkeling in blue-water springs, to knowing the jungle full of monkeys and birds, with the Mayan temples greater of the Mayan world.

Short Breaks
  • Description

    Day 1 Welcome to Guatemala Hotel - Guatemala City
    Day 2 Quirigua Hotel - Banana Palms
    Day 3 Rio Dulce Cayon Hotel - Isla de Flores
    Day 4 Yaxha Hotel - Isla de Flores
    Day 5 Tikal Sunset Hotel - Isla de Flores
    Day 6 Cráter Azul Hotel - Las Cruces
    Day 7 Cuevas de Candelaria Hotel - Domingo de Guzmán
    Day 8 Semuc Champey Hotel - Guayaha
    Day 9 To Guatemala City Hotel - Biltmore Express
    Day 10 Guatemala - OUT  


    9 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 1 dinner
    Private vehicle Boat
      Trip Staff
    Local guides, drivers, boat crew
    Hotel (9 nights)

    Included activities:
    • Quirigua
    • Rio Dulce Canyon
    • Isla de Flores
    • Yaxha
    • Tikal Sunset
    • Crater Azul, boat and snorkel gear
    • Candelaria Caves
    • Semuc Champey
    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 – Guatemala City

    Meeting upon arrival, transfer to your hotel in Guatemala City.

    Meals Included: None Accommodations: Biltmore Express or Similar

    Day 2 Quirigua B

    Early in the morning transfer to Caribbean of Guatemala. Stop in route to visit Quirigua known for the tallest stelae in the Mayan World. The charter that stands out is Kak Chan Tiliw Yopa, also known as Heaven Kawak. Quiriguá is the only place where zoomorphs have been discovered. The largest of the stele is an impressive 35 feet tall and weighs about 65 tons. The hieroglyphics sculpted upon the stelae recount the history between this city and the ancient city of Copan in Honduras. Quirigua is a UNESCO world heritage site.

    Meals Included: Breakfast Accommodations: Banana Palms or Similar

    Day 3 Rio Dulce Canyon B L

    Cruise the Rio Dulce River through the central canyon and down to the Garifuna town of Livingston on the Coast. Explore Livingston then journey back downriver to Rio Dulce and per chance see the elusive Manatee. Once back at Rio Dulce private ground transfer to the Flores area.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch Accommodations: Isla de Flores

    Day 4 Yaxha day tour B L

    Yaxha is located in a national park made up of 3 important Mayan sites. Full of Ramón trees, wide roads, two lagoons Sacnab and Yaxha, this place has its natural charm that captivates. You will have a day full of natural life and culture.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch Accommodations: Isla de Flores

    Day 5 Tikal Sunset B

    Free time in the morning. After the lunch departure to Tikal, you will have the opportunity to see other colors, the illuminated temples, La Plaza Central, Mundo Perdido and Temple IV are unmissable in our visit.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch Accommodations: Isla de Flores

    Day 6 Crater Azul B L

    Today you will visit a natural sanctuary of aquatic plants and blue waters. Float on the Pucte River through the tropical dry forest, keeping your eyes peeled for otters, crocodiles, monkeys, and large birds like herons, and Rostrhamus sociabilis. Time to snorkeling at the clear water.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Pic Nic Lunch Accommodations: Las Cruces

    Day 7 Candelaria Caves B

    We will be transferred to Coban and on the way, we visit the most impressive cave complex in Central America. Cuevas de Candelaria has some impressive rooms to appreciate, we can do tubing if the river allows it.

    Meals Included: Breakfast Accommodations: Domingo de Guzman

    Day 8 Semuc Champey B L

    Semuc Champey is definitely a do-it-yourself kind of attraction is a 300 m long natural forming limestone bridge that has six turquoise blue water pools. Take a nice 45 minutes hike through the jungle to the viewpoint, “El Mirador”. The view at the top is gorgeous, both of Semuc and the lush green mountains surrounding it. We are also going to explore the Kamba Caves so you can start the splash.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch Accommodations: Guayaha Glamping

    Day 9 Lanquin to Guatemala City B L

    Return to Guatemala City, en route we visit Orquigonia a nursery garden of native orchids in the area.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch Accommodations: Biltmore Express or similar

    Day 10 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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