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Green Guatemala (Mother Nature)

08 DAYS / 07 NIGHTS 

The power of Mother Nature in Action.Guatemala has a lot to offer standing in the middle of Central America from Volcanoes to birds.

All itineraries ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE … as you want … 

Day 1. GUATEMALA CITY – ANTIGUA GUATEMALA

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On arrival private transport from La Aurora International Airport, Guatemala City to the beautiful colonial city of Antigua where we will take a city tour, visiting the historic centre and other areas of interest. With a private certified guide we will explore the old colonial city of Antigua.  We visit the main monuments of the colonial period: like the Convent of the Capuchin, the Church of La Merced and Plaza de Armas with the Palace of the Royal Council, the Palace of Captains and Generals, and the Cathedral.

Plan A (top end): Hotel Camino Real Antigua 
Plan B (good tourist class hotels): Hotel Las Farolas 
Plan C (low budget): Posada La Merced

Day 2. PACAYA VOLCANO

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In the early morning we hike to the active Pacaya Volcano. This is the most popular volcano in Guatemala, it is an easy hike with spectacular views on clear days.  Afterwards, you will have a free afternoon in Antigua.

Plan B: Hotel Las Farolas /

Day 3. ANTIGUA – RIO DULCE

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We take private transport from Antigua to RIO DULCE. On the way we will stop in Quirigua, an ancient Mayan archaeological site in the department of Izabal, in the south-east of Guatemala.

Plan A: Hotel Catamarán 
Plan B: Hacienda Tijax 

Day 4. Rio Dulce ( Sweet River )  - FLORES (Island Of Flowers )

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We will spend the morning in RIO DULCE. Here you can enjoy a boat trip on the river and visit the castle of San Felipe: located at the borders of the river and the lake. In the afternoon we will travel to the Island of Flowers (Flores).

Plan B: Hotel del Patio 

Day 5. TIKAL NATIONAL PARK

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Today you will visit Tikal National Park, an ancient and powerful Mayan city, where private tours are available, for a low price. You will be able to visit: El Complejo Q, the Temple I, II, III, IV, V, the lost world and the Central Square.

Plan A: Hotel Camino Real Tikal Peten(El Remate)
Plan B: Tikal Inn (Inside of the park)
Plan C: Hotel Villa Del Lago (Flores) 

Day 6. National Park TIKAL  -  LANQUIN /SEMUC CHAMPEY

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We take private transportation from Tikal or FLORES to LANQUIN (7 hours) with possible visit to the caves of CANDELARIA on the road.

Plan A: Hotel El Recreo 
Plan B: El Retiro Lodge 

Day 7. SEMUC CHAMPEY – ANTIGUA GUATEMALA

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Semuc Champey National Park; one of the most beautiful natural locations in Guatemala. The trip starts with a visit to the park, which is famous for its bridge of natural limestone rock. You can also hike up the hill, to view the entire vista from up high, or you can skip the hike and go straight ahead to take a dip in the series of perfect blue coloured pools.

In the afternoon we take private transportation to Antigua Guatemala (6 hours)

Day 8. ANTIGUA or GUATEMALA CITY – GUATEMALA CITY - AIRPORT

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On this last day, we bring you to La Aurora International Airport, Guatemala City.

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INCLUDED:

  • Private and a few times collective transportation with bilingual driver throughout the 10 day (see itinerary) trip. (Optional certified guide who is also the driver)
  • 7 nights in the hotels mentioned in the itinerary. Double rooms with breakfast. *Single rooms available paying single supplement.
  • All the tours mentioned in the itinerary with certified guiding
  • Domestic flight from Guatemala City to Santa Elena.
  • Telephone assistance available 24 hours a day. You will also receive a local mobile phone to be in touch with the office and your driver(s)/guide(s)

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Personal expenses.
  • Tips for the drivers and guides.
  • Entrance fees to parks/museums etc.
  • Food and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • International flights to Guatemala & taxes to the airport.
  • Luggage handling and other unspecified supplements.

PRICE PER PERSON (IN US$)

 Plan02 Persons04 Persons06 Persons08 Persons
Plan A1,813.002,150.002,027.001,819.00
Plan B1,431.001,575.001,436.001,344.00
Plan C1,215.001,215.001,093.001,027.00

Supplement for single room:

Plan A: US$. 495 / Plan B: US$. 387 / Plan C: US$. 269

Prices not valid during Holy Week/ Christmas and New Year.

Supplement for certified guide/driver

If you driver has to be a certified guide and of course bilingual  with much more value to be added (knowledge), we will charge per person 200 US$ per person extra . Our certified guides can be found on www.bookyourguidecentralamerica.com

DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE FOR LARGE GROUPS

Ask also for our CHEAPER option with collective shuttle services with modifications of the itinerary (not all is possible without doing it PRIVATE)

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OPTIONAL COMBINATIONS:

1.         Copan (Honduras), Minimum of 1 night.
2.         The archaeological sites of Ceibal, Yaxha and Aguateca, Minimum of 1 night.
3.         EL ZOTZ expedition (3 days/2 nights)
4.         A few extra days to explore the unknown department of San Marcos with the QUETZAL REFUGE (birdwatching).
5.         We can organize a visit of 5 days/4 nights to the archaeological site of El Mirador or a helicopter tour for a minimum of 1 day
6.         An extension to the Belize Cayes. Minimum of 3 nights.
7.         Volunteer work in ARCAS www.arcas.org or LEARN SPANISH (in ANTIGUA or Quetzaltenango) 

PAYMENT FORMS

On agreement > 25 % / Two weeks before arrival 50 % / On arrival 25 %
Payment is possible by
-          Credit card (adding 7 %)
-          PAYPAL (adding 7 %)
-          Bank deposit (Guatemalan or European account) 

CANCELATION POLICY

Cancelation two weeks or longer before arrival > full reimbursement less 50 US$ per person administration fee
Cancelation between two weeks and two days before arrival > We will reimburse 50 % of the value of the package
Cancelation between two days and arrival > No reimbursement 

Important notes >

Because we are a Human to Human Business (H2H) we only work personalized trying to find the best quality/price combination based on knowledge, experience and passion.  There are no – betweens – you are in touch directly with the local incoming tour operator. The first draft is completely free of charge and without any compromise, references about us through our customers available on the website and by request can be send.