This is a circuit where you can experience the best of Guatemala in 5 days. The beauty of its main attractions such as Antigua, the Pacaya Volcano, Lake Atitlan and Chichicastenango market. In addition to live with its people and culture that characterizes them.
Day 1: Welcome at La Aurora International Airport Transfer to and from Antigua Guatemala.
Welcome at La Aurora International Airport and transfer to Antigua Guatemala. Cultural walk through Antigua: know the Central Plaza, the Palace of the Captain Generals, the Cathedral, La Calle del Arco, the Church and Convent of Mercy, if it’s open: the Society of Jesus, the Craft Market in front of the Ruins del Carmen and Jade and Silver factory. Accommodation in Antigua.
Day 2: Tour Pacaya Volcano
Probably the best known and promoted from Guatemala who never fails to impress visitors volcano. Because it is in constant eruptive activity, constantly changing their morphology ensuring that the visitor experience is always different. During his ascent they have stunning views of other volcanoes like Agua, Fuego, Acatenango. (You do not get to the crater of the volcano by emissions from fumaroles and volcanic activity) Two daily departures: From 6:00 am to 1:00 pm or from 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm Return to Antigua. Arrive at your hotel. Accommodation in Antigua.
Day 3: Lake Atitlan
This lake is considered one of the most beautiful lakes in the world, it is surrounded by three impressive volcanoes and colorful indigenous Maya hometowns as San Juan La Laguna and Santiago Atitlan. This is the place to experience the amazing fusion between the Maya worldview and the Catholic faith site. 9:15 a.m. Boat tour visiting 3 villages around Lake: San Juan La Laguna, San Pedro La Laguna and Santiago Atitlan. Where you can appreciate different traditions Guatemaltecas (such as clothing, textile processing and art galleries) and the most emblematic places of these towns. Visit to San Juan La Laguna (1 hour) visit to San Pedro La Laguna (1 hour) visit to Santiago Atitlan (1 1/2) Departure from Santiago Atitlan and Panajachel return. 4:00 pm departure to Antigua. Accommodation in Antigua
Day 4: Chichicastengo
8:00 am Departure from Panajachel to Chichicastenango market. This market is the ideal place to admire the amazing Mayan culture stage. Considered the largest largest in the region Indian market, this site is famous for its colorful and diversity of products that can be purchased from vegetables, flowers and crafts. Religious syncretism between the Catholic faith and the Maya worldview can be experienced in the St. Thomas Church, located in the center of town and Cerro Pascual Abaj, where they are made and the Cerro Pascual Abaj, where Mayan ceremonies are performed daily. IMPORTANT: If the day 4 does not match Thursday or Sunday, a tour to the Archaeological Site Iximché instead of Chichicastenango be held. Iximché is an archaeological site of Cakchiquel origin, It consists of a wide variety of Mayan buildings among which ancient temples and areas are ballgame. The ruins of the park were declared a National Monument in Guatemala in the early 60’s In the park you can visit a small museum where sculptures and ceramics are exhibited. This tour will have an additional cost. Back to Antigua: 2:30 pm Free afternoon. Accommodation in Antigua.
Day 5: Back to Home
At the appointed time; transfer from your hotel in Antigua International Airport for the flight back home.
4 nights accommodation in double
Transfers Hotel – Airport, Mercado de Chichicastenango
Local Guide in Spanish
Tour Antigua, Pacaya Volcano, San Pedro and Santiago, Lake Atitlan and towns of San Juan
Service group plan
Tours not detailed in the program, travel insurance, medical assistance, personal expenses (laundry, telephone calls). Feeding not detailed in the program, Tips and other similar expenses, Any other expense not established in the program, The ascent to the Pacaya Volcano can also be done on horseback, for an additional cost of approximately 200 Quetzales.
- Travel with passport with a minimum validity of 6 months. (Required)
- Travel with a passport photocopy.
- Change the currency when arriving at the country in local banks.
- Have emergency numbers at hand.
- Acquire travel insurance or assistance.
- Comfortable clothes for tours.
- Wear sunscreen (Blocker, goggles, hat or cap).
RECOMMENDATIONS FOR VOLCANOES
Take a coat or sweater. Footwear for walking on mountain routes. Climb with shorts and shirt. Bring water. Take a snack
|Antigua||Posada del Hermano Pedro|
|Lake Atitlan||Jardines del Lago|