Must See Guatemala

Destinations Antigua Guatemala, Lake Atitlan, Chichicastenango, Yaxha, Tikal
Category Family
Duration 8 days / 7 nights
Location Guatemala

Day 1 – Welcome to Antigua
Day 1 – Welcome to Antigua

You will be met at the airport and transferred you to your hotel in Antigua.

Day 2 – Antigua Walking Tour
Day 2 – Antigua Walking Tour

Your will enjoy a guided walking tour around this beautiful colonial town and visit the main heritage buildings around Antigua such as The Cathedral, San Francisco and La Merced with the afternoon free to explore on your own.

Meals : Breakfast
Day 3 – Coffee Tour
Day 3 – Coffee Tour

You will be transferred to a coffee hacienda just a few minutes away from Antigua. Here, you will learn about the processes starting with hand picking the beans all the way to having it ready to serve, from "bean to cup". After the tour your guide will transfer you to Lake Atitlan.

Meals : Breakfast
Day 4 – Lake Atitlan Village Tour
Day 4 – Lake Atitlan Village Tour

Your guide will take you on a private boat trip to visit two very special and unique towns around Lake Atitlan - San Juan la Laguna and Santiago Atitlan. Santiago is home to Maximon, a venerated pagan saint who smokes tobacco and drinks moonshine. He resides in a different house each year. San Juan la Laguna is a bit quieter and much less visited and is home to several textile co-ops and art galleries.

Meals : Breakfast
Day 5 - Chichicastenango Market & Transfer to Guatemala City
Day 5 - Chichicastenango Market & Transfer to Guatemala City

Today you will be transferred to Chichicastenango. At your day at leisure, walk around the bustling market (market runs on Thursdays and Sundays only) and visit Santo Tomas church. In this 400 year old church, you will witness syncretism, a term which means a mix of two religions. After the tour, you will hike to Pascual Abaj, a moderate hike to get to a Mayan Shrine where worshipers gathered regularly to perform ceremonies. Transfer to Guatemala City.

Meals : Breakfast
Day 6 – Flight & Yaxha Sunset Tour
Day 6 – Flight & Yaxha Sunset Tour

An early transfer will take you to the airport for your short flight to Petén. On arrival a representative of Maya Trails will transfer you to your hotel for breakfast. Take some time at leisure. In the afternoon a guide will transfer you to Yaxhá Archaeological Site for a beautiful sunset tour. After the sunset your guide will transfer you back to the hotel.

Meals : Breakfast
Day 7 – Tikal & Flight to Gua
Day 7 – Tikal & Flight to Gua

Your tour guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel and transfer you to Tikal National Park. Once at the park you will see the layout of the temples, architecture, history, and if you are lucky a few monkeys, parrots, macaws and toucans. Your guide will share common theories of why the Maya disappeared. After the tour lunch is served at a restaurant in the middle of the jungle. After lunch a private transfer will take you to the airport for your local flight back to Guatemala City. Transfer from the airport to hotel.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch
Day 8 – Departure Day
Day 8 – Departure Day
A transfer will take you to the airport for your departure flight.
  • Visit one of the oldest colonial cities in the Americas
  • Visit 2 UNESCO world heritage sites
  • See traditional costumes and weavers
  • Experience the commerce and movement of an authentic indigenous market
  • See 6 different volcanoes (Agua, Acatenango, Fuego, San Pedro, Toliman & Atitlan)
  • Visit one of the most beautiful lakes in the world
  • Visit the ancient Tikal, one of the most fascinating archaeological sites

Antigua Guatemala

Meson de Maria

3 Calle Poniente #8, Antigua Guatemala
Antigua Guatemala Sacatepequez, Guatemala
(502) 7832 - 6068

Casa Santo Domingo

3a Calle Oriente 28 A
Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepequez - Guatemala
(502) 7820 - 1220


  • Breakfasts
  • Accommodation in Double Rooms
  • Boat transfers
  • Entrance fees to: La Merced - San Francisco - Catedral - Coffe Plantation - Tikal National Park - Yaxha
  • Flight GUA/FRS/GUA
  • Food & Beverages tax
  • Hotel taxes
  • Land Transfers in private basis



Not Included

  • Activities not described in itinerary
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Beverages not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Border Fees
  • Gratuities for Guide - drivers and personnel at hotel
  • Hotel Minibars & Laundry services
  • International Airport Tax
  • Meals not described in itinerary
  • Personal expenses
  • Personal Travel Insurance

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