Guatemala in 5 Days
$295 P/P Antigua, Lake Atitlan and Chichicastenango Market
This short introductory tour visits the highlights of the Central Highlands of Guatemala including nice hotels in great locations for you to enjoy and explore on your free time.
Begin with a night in Antigua Guatemala, Lake Atitlan and Chichicasteango Market. This trip includes the most favorite highlights for most travelers in Guatemala and still with pleny of time to enjoy, relax and experience Guatemala.
- Destinations: Antigua, Lake Atitlan & Chichicastenango
- Style: Original
- Physical Rating: Easy
- Ages: Min. 15
- Group Size: Min. 1, Max 12
This 5 perfect day trip package to Guatemala offers a complete experience of the Mayan Culture, Nature and Relaxation. Starting the trip from Antigua Guatemala with a group dinner priort to start the trip. Next continue to Lake Atitlan, explore the magestic site, including short hike and boat village tour. You will have your own time to explore prior to continue with the cultural experience market tour of Chichicatenango.
9:00am - You will be met at your hotel reception by your private guide to begin your half day walking tour of Antigua. Your tour will cover the cultural, historical & social highlights of this colonial city with a behind‐the‐scenes look at some of the many ruined churches, convents, and cathedrals. Entrances are included to the Iglesia San Francisco, the Cathedral and La Merced Church. This tour is flexible and if you have specific sites that you wish to see please notify your guide. If you wish to visit other monuments you will need to pay the entrances directly. At the end of the tour your guide can accompany you back to your hotel or take you to a place of your choosing.
9:00am - Today, you'll travel with your private bilingual guide and driver 1.5hrs from Antigua to Iximche, a pre-Columbian Mayan Archeological Site, once the first capital of Guatemala. Here, you'll see ball courts, temples and one of Guatemala’s most important ceremonial centers surrounded by nature. After a relaxed walk into this wonderful site, our guide and driver will transfer you to Lake Atitlan and stay there for about two more nights at hotel Arca de Noe.
9:00am - Our Guide and boat man will greet and meet you at the hotel, then continue for a short easy 30 minutes hike along an ancient trail, that offers stunning views of the lake and volcanoes. The continue by private boat to San Juan la Laguna, for perfect cultural walking tour includinf a textiles workshops demonstration. After the tour they will travel back to the hotel and enjoy the sunsets.
- In this day guest will have opportunity to stop at a clif jumping place - for those who are not interested in, they can explore one of the nearby town San Marcos.
9:00am – Depart from your hotel and experience one of Guatemala’s most colorful market. More than 400 years ago, Chichicastenango was occupied by a Kichel ethnic group, and now days still predominate with strong culture and religion. Your day will start with a short 1.5hrs drive to Chichicastenango, the bright colors of the local outfit will capture your first impressions, all the fabrics that and decoration are just very impressive, the main catholic church and the Mayan rituals that are performed right on the main stairs of the church, flowers all over and smell of incense from the rituals makes this trip a unique experience. Your guide will lead you and see all the highlights of this stunning market. From here your trip continues to Lake Atitlan just about 1 hours. At the end of the tour you will enjoy lunch at a nice restaurant then travel back to Lake Atitlan.
9:00am - After Breakfast our private transport will come and meet you at the hotel then travel to the Airport of Guatemala City / or Drop you off in Antigua Guatemala.
Note: For early departures or connection with internal flighght please contact us and will help you with it. Additional transport for early departures check for availability and our rates.