Guatemala

Adventure seekers

9 Days | $2,295

Detailed Itinerary

Your Guides: Joseph, Roberto
* = Included Meals (15 total)


DAY 1

Fly to Flores

  • Arrive at Flores Airport in the afternoon
  • Taxi to Hotel from Flores Airport w/ guide
  • (6pm) Group Dinner and Orientation*
  • Party boat after dinner (1 hr)
  • Accommodation: In Flores we will stay at a very nice boutique hotel right in the middle of the island so that you can walk to the water,, restaurants, bars, and shops with ease
  • Notes: Your tour begins in the late afternoon when we meet you at the airport in Flores

DAY 2

Flores & ARCAS Animal Rescue

  • Individual breakfasts at hotel*
  • (8:30 am) Boat to ARCAS
  • Tour of ARCAS, deliver donated supplies, short volunteering (3 hrs)
  • Group lunch and swimming/rope swing spot*
  • Free time rest of day (suggest kayaking around Flores)
  • Accommodation: In Flores we will stay at a very nice boutique hotel right in the middle of the island so that you can walk to the water,, restaurants, bars, and shops with ease
  • Notes: Bring your swimsuit! Also, if you wish to collect supplies from ARCAS’ wish list to donate, we will help you do that.

DAY 3

Tikal Ruins

  • (3am) Early morning private transport to Tikal (1 ½ hrs)(coffee & snacks on bus)
  • Sunrise guided tour of Tikal (5am-10am)
  • (10:30am)Breakfast in El Remate*
  • Return to Flores
  • Individual lunch and free time in afternoon
  • (3pm) Tuk Tuks to Cave for tour
  • Free evening/night
  • Accommodation: In Flores we will stay at a very nice boutique hotel right in the middle of the island so that you can walk to the water,, restaurants, bars, and shops with ease
  • Notes: We set out very early in the morning so that you will have the park and the ruins  almost to yourself. We will be wrapping up our tour before the hordes of tourists arrive.

DAY 4

Flores to Lanquin

  • Individual breakfast at hotel*
  • (8am) Private transport to Lanquin (7-8 hrs)
  • Lunch stop on drive*
  • (3-4pm) Arrive Lanquin
  • Individual dinner and free evening (suggested Cave option)
  • Accommodation: Lanquin is a remote village surrounded by rain forest and is mostly off of the main tourist trail. We will stay at a rustic but comfortable lodge style hotel just outside of the village.
  • Notes: There is another great cave in Lanquin, near the hotel. It is not included but we can help you arrange a visit.

DAY 5

Semuc Champey

  • Individual breakfast at hotel*
  • (9am) 4×4 to Semuc Champey (1hr)
  • Morning swimming and viewpoint at Semuc
  • (1pm) Group lunch outside Semuc*
  • (2pm) Candle Lit Cave Tour
  • 4×4 Return to Lanquin
  • Free evening
  • Accommodation: Lanquin is a remote village surrounded by rain forest and is mostly off of the main tourist trail. We will stay at a rustic but comfortable lodge style hotel just outside of the village.
  • Notes: Bring your swimsuit! The 4×4 ride is a bumpy adventure so be prepared. The candle lit cave tour is in waist deep water. It is very fun but not for the faint of heart. Let us know if you are not comfortable with going.

DAY 6

Lanquin to Antigua

  • Individual breakfast at hotel*
  • (7:30am) Private Transport to Antigua (8 hrs)
  • Lunch stop on drive*
  • Arrive Antigua by 4pm
  • Free evening
  • Accommodation: In Antigua we will stay at a nice boutique hotel right in the middle of town so that you can walk to the plazas, restaurants, bars, and shops with ease.
  • Notes: We will help you get oriented with Antigua so you can enjoy the town on your own in the evening

DAY 7

Acatenango Volcano

  • Individual breakfast at hotel*
  • (9am) Departure for Acatenango by private transport
  • (10am) Begin ascent of Acatenango
  • Lunch break during ascent*
  • Camp by 5pm
  • Group campfire dinner with views of Fuego Volcano (lava)*
  • Accommodation: We will be sleeping in tents at the camp near the top of Volcan Acatenango
  • Notes: The hike up the volcano to camp is strenuous. Bring good shoes and be ready to get a work out. It will take 5-6 hours, including a lunch/rest break

DAY 8

Return to Antigua

  • (3am) Optional Sunrise Climb 
  • (6:30 am) Breakfast at Campsite*
  • (7am) Descent of Acatenango
  • (1pm) Arrival in Antigua
  • Free afternoon (Suggest Museum)
  • (6:30pm) Group Dinner*
  • Farewell music & drinks at rooftop bar
  • Accommodation: In Antigua we will stay at a nice boutique hotel right in the middle of town so that you can walk to the plazas, restaurants, bars, and shops with ease.
  • Notes: The 3am ascent (1 ½ km) to the superior viewpoint is optional, You will have the option of deciding later.

DAY 9

Fly Home

  • Early transport to Airport in Guatemala City (based on flight times)
  • Accommodation: You’ll be sleeping comfortably in your own bed at home dreaming about all the amazing adventures you just had
  • Notes: There may or may not be time for breakfast before you have to depart for the airport. It depends on the time of your flight. The trip to the Airport will take 1 ½ hrs so try to book a flight home that departs mid-morning at the earliest, if you can 

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