Day 1 : Fly to Guatemala City • Antigua
Fly to Guatemala City. Transfer to Antigua, the former capital, with its cobblestone lanes, pastel coloured architecture and attractive squares. Stay 2 nights at Meson de Maria or similar.
Day 2 : Antigua
Morning walking tour of historic Antigua. Afternoon at leisure or take an optional excursion to visit a local community and its weaving workshops. (B)
Day 3 : Lake Atitlan
Drive to Lake Atitlan, via a coffee farm and the Mayan Traditions Museum. Stay 2 nights at Hotel Atitlan. (B)
Day 4 : Lake Atitlan
Full-day tour of the lake, including the villages of Santiago Atitlan and San Juan La Laguna. (B, L)
Day 5 : Antigua
Visit Chichicastenango market (Thursday or Sunday) for hand-made Mayan weavings and art, and see Mayan rituals being performed in the small Catholic church. Return to Antigua for 1 night. (B, L)
Day 6 : Livingston
Drive towards the Caribbean coast, visiting the Mayan stelae of Quirigua en route. Take a boat from Puerto Barrios along the coast to Livingston, with its Caribbean Garifuna culture. Overnight at Villa Caribe. (B)
, before visiting Livingston, break your journey with a 2-night side trip to visit the ruins of Copan in neighbouring Honduras.
Day 7 : El Peten
Morning at leisure to explore Livingston, then take a boat ride along the Dulce river, visiting the Bird Island and a local community project. Transfer by road to El Peten for a 2-night stay at Villa Maya or similar. (B)
Day 8 : Tikal
Morning tour of the ancient Mayan citadel of Tikal.
Day 9 : Guatemala City
Morning at leisure or optional excursions such as the Yaxha. Evening flight to Guatemala City for a 1-night stay at the Biltmore Express. (B)
Days 10 : Departure
This morning, fly to your next destination. (B)
As per itinerary :- B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner.