Ancient Lands Of The Maya

14 nights from £1799

Traditional weaver Lake Atitlan
On the Rio Dulce
Tikal temples
Antigua Guatemala
Day of the Dead Kite Festival
Start:Guatemala City
Finish:Antigua
Duration:14 Nights
Group size:4 - 18
Suitable for: Adult
Accommodation:Standard
Physical rating:Medium, Full On
Meals:Breakfast: 14
Diets:Vegetarians, Vegans
Tour operated in: English

Overview

Guatemala is one of the only remaining places where the living Maya culture can be truly experienced. This trip contrasts old and new, visiting modern indigenous communities thriving in the highlands around Lake Atitlan, as well as the early Maya cities of Tikal, Quirigua and Copan (Honduras). Hitting the highlights as well as getting far off the beaten path, this trip encompasses the beauty and colour of ancient Central America. Lake Atitlan - Take a boat trip on this stunning lake, encircled by volcanoes, and visit the neighbouring Maya villages Maya sites - Discover the atmospheric site of Tikal, its spires poking out of deep jungle, and the peaceful site of Copan Chichicastenango Market - Throw yourself into the bustle and colour of this busy market, and see the modern Maya culture come to life Festivals - Witness the Holy Week celebrations in Antigua, or the giant kite festival celebrated as part of the Day of the Dead festivities in Sumpango .......read more
Highlights
  • Lake Atitlan - Take a boat trip on this stunning lake, encircled by volcanoes, and visit the neighbouring Maya villages
  • Maya sites - Discover the atmospheric site of Tikal, its spires poking out of deep jungle, and the peaceful site of Copan
  • Chichicastenango Market - Throw yourself into the bustle and colour of this busy market, and see the modern Maya culture come to life
  • Festivals - Holy Week celebrations in Antigua, or the giant kite festival celebrated as part of the Day of the Dead festivities in Sumpango
Why Book this Tour
We have planned the dates of this tour to coincide with the San Tomas Festival in Guatemala. This festival is a mix of Christian and native traditions centred around the famous church in Chichicastenango.

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Start:Guatemala City
Finish:Antigua
Duration:14 Nights
Group size:4 - 18
Suitable for: Adult
Accommodation:Standard
Physical rating:Medium, Full On
Meals:Breakfast: 14
Diets:Vegetarians, Vegans
Tour operated in: English
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