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Holmul Expedition

2 days / 1 night
+ 11 years old
Type tour

The Maya believed everything had a soul, including images of people and things. At Holmul, glyphs explain exactly who a carving was for and why: a king who had just died.

Jungle Treks Guatemala


  • Tour Description

    Expedition done at The Mayan Biosphere Reserve
    DIFFICULTY: Level 2
    BEST AT: January to May

      Doing a two-day trip and overnight, you can do these activities in the Mayan Jungle such as:

      • 4x4 off route adventure.
      • Camping experience.
      • View a frieze of a king at Holmul
      • Visiting native camp
      • Unknown Mayan sities
      • Explore El Pilar between Guate and Belize


    Transport to and from the jungle.
    All meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
    Refill of purified water each day.
    English Guide.
    Camping gear.
    Happy hour with tea or coffee on camp.
    Biodegradable soap and hand cleansing gel.
    Emergency First-aid kit. (guide)

    Not Included:

    Tips for guide and staff at Holmul
    Flight Ticket to Flores
    Personal expenses
    Travel Insurance. (Check that your insurance covers you for trekking and consider joining a local emergency.)

    What to bring for your jungle tour:

    Long pants, short pants, long sleeves shirt, t-shirts, Small daypack, sunglasses, insect repellent, rain coat, cap, boot or tennis shoes, flashlight, Binoculars, Camera, batteries and charger.

    *If vegetarian or allergic to any kind of food, please let us know.

  • Itinerary

    Day 1 – Flores – Melchor - Holmul L D

    6:30 AM Morning transfer to Melchor (time is flexible depending on you)

    Start the 4x4 route to the Mayan reserve.

    Tour of El Pilar, a small archalegical site, shared by Guatemala and Belize

    Lunch in route.

    Dinner and time to live with sound of the jungle.

    Overnight – Camping at Holmul.

    Day 2 – Holmul - Melchor - Flores B L

    Jungle morning wake up call

    7:00am- Typical Guatemalan breakfast in Holmul camp

    Jungle walk with visit to the site of Holmul to see the frizo and the mask.

    Enjoy the camp and the jungle

    Departure to Melchor, after lunch.

    7:30 pm aproxx. Return to Flores.

    End of Jungle trek.

    B Breakfast, L Lunch, D Dinner.

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