1. Guatemala
  2. Sacatepéquez
  3. Antigua Guatemala

Guatemala: 10-Day Mayan Explorer Adventure

Product ID: 27724
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Discover the wonders of Guatemala on a 10-day adventure. Experience Mayan culture and the country’s spectacular natural beauty. Explore Lake Atitlan by boat, shop at the colorful Chichicastenango Market, and marvel at the world-famous temples of Tikal.
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  • Enjoy a boat ride on Lake Atitlan and visit Mayan communities
  • Try your bargaining skills at the famous Chichicastenango Market
  • Climb to the peak of the Pacaya Volcano
  • Explore the KanBa caves and relax in the Semuc Champey pools
  • Marvel at the Mayan temples in the jungles of Tikal
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Spend 10 days in Guatemala exploring the country’s stunning landscape of volcanoes and mountain lakes. Learn about the Mayan lifestyle, shop at traditional markets, visit ancient ruins, and hike up a volcanic peak. Transfers and first-class public bus service are included, as is basic hotel accommodation with private bath.

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1: Guatemala City – Antigua
Your driver will meet you at Guatemala City’s Aurora Airport for the transfer to your Hotel in Antigua.

Day 2: Antigua – Lake Atitlan
Today you’ll travel from Antigua to Panajachel, where you’ll stay overnight with a Mayan Family in San Jorge village. Experience the local Mayan lifestyle.

Day 3: Lake Atitlan by Boat
Take a boat tour to visit Mayan communities along the lake, including San Pedro, Santiago, and San Antonio.

Day 4: Panajachel – Chichicastenango – Antigua (Thursday and Sunday only)
Travel from Panajachel to the Chichicastenango Market, the largest market in Guatemala, where vendors offer colorful clothing and souvenirs. You’ll have time to bargain and do a lot of shopping and interacting with Mayan sellers.

Day 5: Antigua – Pacaya Volcano Active Trek
Your driver/guide will pick you up at your hostel for the transfer to the bus station. You’ll have a 1-hour ride to the Pacaya Volcano base, and then hike for 2 hours to the volcano’s peak.

Day 6: Antigua – Lanquin – Semuc Champey
You will be transferred from your Antigua hotel to Lanquin, travelling for the whole day.

Day 7: Lanquin – Kanba (Kanba Caves and Semuc Champey Day Tour)
A local guide will meet you at your hotel to begin this day tour. Experience the pristine KanBa Caves and relax by the crystal clear waters of the Semuc Champey pools.

Day 8: Lanquin – Semuc Champey – Flores
Your will be transferred from Lanquin to Flores by shared van, travelling for the whole day.

Day 9: Flores – Tikal
The driver will meet you at your hotel for your transfer to Tikal park. Arriving early in the morning, you’ll be among the first visitors and have a chance to see monkeys in the jungle area. Explore the ancient Mayan ruins.

Day 10: Flores – Guatemala City
You have a free day in Flores to relax on the amazing beach of Lake Peten Itza. That night you'll be transferred by first-class public bus on the overnight service to Guatemala City for your departure.
  • First-class public bus
  • Basic hotel with private bathroom
  • Phone, chat, and email service
  • Transportation in shared vans
What’s Not Included
  • Breakfast at most of the hotels
  • Border fees
  • Life insurance
  • Souvenirs
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments

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From US$ 770 per person

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Marvelus Travel

Product ID: 27724