Volcano King Featured

Day 1. Antigua Guatemala Private transfer from the La Aurora international airport to Antigua Guatemala. Before leaving Guatemala City we can make a City Tour where you can visit the historic centre and other interesting places. Plan A: Hotel Camino Real Antigua. / Plan B: Hotel Las Farolas. / Plan C: Posada La Merced.

Day 2. Vulcano Pacaya: 6am hike up Pacaya, the most popular volcano in Guatemala (2,500 meters above sea level). The hike is not difficult and if the volcano has been recently active we may have the opportunity to see the lava at it’s peak. Plan A: Hotel Camino Real Antigua. / Plan B: Hotel Las Farolas. / Plan C: Posada La Merced.

Day 3. Volcano of Acatenango: 4am hike up Acatenango, a higher and more challenging volcano (3975 meters). The hike takes 8 hours and at the top is possible to see the volcano of fire. Plan A: Hotel Camino Real Antigua. / Plan B: Hotel Las Farolas. / Plan C: Posada La Merced.

Day 4. Antigua Guatemala – Lake Atitlán (Panajachel): 7am - private transfer from Antigua city to lake Atitlán, on the way visited the ruins of Iximche; capital of the kingdom Kakchiquel before being conquered by the Spanish. We will arrive in the town of Panajachel and take boat tour around the Lake Atitlan, visiting the towns of Santiago, San Juan y Santa Catarina. Plan A: Hotel Atitlán. / Plan B: Hotel Jardines del Lago / Plan C: Mario’s Rooms

Día 5. Volcán San Pedro: 4am hike up San Pedro volcano (3020 meters). When you get to the top of the volcano you will be rewarded with one of the most spectacular views of Lake Atitlán, itself one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. The hike take approximate 6 hours, after which the evening is free. Plan A: Hotel Atitlán. / Plan B: Hotel Villa Santa Catarina. / Plan C: Posada Los Volcanes.

Day 6. Lake Atitlan (Panajachel) – Quetzaltenango: From Panajachel we will travel to Quetzaltenango to discover the high plateaus of Guatemala. On the way we will visit Salcajá and San Andrés Xecul, indigenous settlements with beautiful colonial churches. The afternoon is free time. Plan A: Hotel Casa Mañen. / Plan B: Hotel Modelo. / Plan C: Hotel Flora Inn.

Day 7. Volcán Santa María: 5am hike up Santa María volcano (3775 meters). From the summit you can observe Santiaguito (“Little St James”), Guatemala’s most active volcano. This Hike take aproxímate 7 hrs, leaving the evening free. Plan A: Hotel Casa Mañen. / Plan B: Hotel Modelo. / Plan C: Los Olivos

Day 8. Vulcáno Tajumulco: 3am hike to Tajumulco volcano (4200 meters). The most popular volcano in Central American; ascend into the clouds covering this very high peak. This hike takes aproximade 7 hours with another 6 hours driving. Plan A: Hotel Casa Mañen. / Plan B: Hotel Modelo. / Plan C: Hotel Flora Inn.

Day 9. Guatemala City: Transfer to La Aurora international airport from Quetzaltenango

PRICE PER PERSON (IN USD) Type of Plan 02 Persons 04 Persons 06 Persons 08 Persons Plan A 2,551.00 2,876.00 2,186.00 1.995.00 Plan B 2,175.00 1,914.00 1,871.00 1,800.00 Plan C 1,561.00 1,334.00 1,205.00 872.00 Suplement for single room: Plan A: US$. 295 / Plan B: US$. 210 / Plan C: US$. 115 , Price not valid during the Holy Week, Christmas and New Year, DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE FOR LARGE GROUPS

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)
  • 9 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. (count on 100 US$ per person)
  • 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 A2,379.001,431.001,387.001,294.00
Plan B1,904.001,294.001,194.001,144.00
Plan C1,587.001,156.00994.00891.00

Supplement for single room:

Plan A: US$. 493 / Plan B: US$. 387 / Plan C: US$. 243

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 onwww.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.