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Tikal:

Tikal 1 day

The most famous attraction in the Peten is Tikal National Park, a beautiful Maya City set in the tropical forest covering 550 square kilometers Toucans, monkeys, coatis, ocellated turkeys and many other tropical animal are commonly seen by visitors in the park. More than 3,000 structures have been discovered in the 16 squares kilometers of Tikal’s center, including temples, palaces, ballcourts and even a sauna.

In the early morning you will take a short flight from 'La Aurora' international airport in Guatemala City to Flores Airport and from there will be transfered to Tikal National Park to enjoy the beutiful City of Voices.

This tour includes round trip Internal Airfare GUA-FRS-GUA, transfers in Tikal, specialized guide, one lunch inside the Park per person and taxes.

Price per person: $ 295

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Ceibal 1 day:

From the town of Sayaxche, found about an hour from Flores, visitors can explore the archeological site of Ceibal, on la Pasion River.

The Ceibal archaeological site may be accessed by either car or a boat trip down river from Sayaxche that takes about an hour. With a large expanse of protected forest, it is an excellent place for birdwatching, and also has some unique archaeological features. One of these is a
circular, Toltec temple that probably served as an astronomical observatory. and an altar by the circular temple has a jaguar head and was placed on pedestals shaped like monkeys. Several of Ceibal's well preserved stelae include Toltec elements, such as square glyphs, and bone ornaments in the noses of the principal figures.

Leaving at 8:00AM from the Central area of Flores or Airport. Arriving to Sayaxche at 9:30AM begin the boat ride by La Pasion River.

Guide tour in Ceibal archaeological site. After tour you will enjoy a country lunch in the site (included).

In the afternoon transfer back to Flores City or Airport.

This tour includes round trip transfers (FRS-Ceibal-FRS), private boat, specialized guide, one lunch inside the Park per person, entrances and taxes.

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2 Days/1 Night/Canopy Tour Adventure

The most famous attraction in the Petén is Tikal National Park, a beautiful Maya City set in the tropical forest covering 550 square kilometers Toucans, monkeys, coatis, oscillated turkeys and many other tropical animal are commonly seen by visitors in the park. More than 3,000 structures have been discovered in the 16 squares kilometers of Tikal's center, including temples, palaces, ball courts and even a sauna.

Day 1

In the early morning you will take a short flight from 'La Aurora's International Airport in Guatemala City to Flores Airport and from there you will be transferred to Tikal National Park to enjoy the beautiful City of Voices.

In the afternoon we will take you to the Hotel Jungle Lodge that its located inside the Tikal National Park just a five minutes from de Central Plaza.

Day 2

8:30 a.m.: After a delicious breakfast at the Jungle Lodge Hotel you will be transfer to your Canopy Tour Adventure.

Canopy tour offers any adventurous tourist the opportunity to soar through the forest treetops and see jungle life from a perspective that was previously reserved for a few select researchers and photographers.

For your protection, a list of strict safety standards has been developed, by the professionals' guides that have many years of experience in these ecological activities. You will enjoy a bird's eye view of the jungle over the trails far below.

This canopy adventure includes:

A soar through the forest tree tops.
A Box lunch when you finished your canopy tour.
Horseback riding or bicycle riding into the woods to a place called "Ojo de Agua". This place is an ecological reserve, and you will be able to see remains of Mayan ruins and different samples of Guatemala's fauna y flora.

Note: This Adventure tour takes about 3 to 4 hours.

3:00 p.m.: We will transfer you from the Canopy Tour to Santa Elena Airport in Flores, Petén and back to Guatemala City.

This tour includes: round trip Internal Airfare GUA-FRS-GUA, transfers in Tikal, specialized guide, one lunch inside the Park per person, night at the Hotel Jungle Lodge located inside Tikal National Park (just 5 minutes
from the Central Plaza), breakfast, Canopy Tour Adventure, and taxes.

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** The extra night at the Hotel Jungle Lodge in a double rooms is $88 per night including breakfast and taxes. **

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Yaxhá and Topoxté 1 day:

About an hour from Flores, just off the road leading to Belize, are found Lake Yaxha and the Yaxha and Topoxte archaeological sites. Yaxha is a large lake surrounded by forest teeming with bird life, you will have the chance to observe crocodiles, Juribu storks and Roseate Spoonbills.

Topoxte is the only restored, post-Classic site in the Peten, with columns and other architectural features similar to those found at Yucatan sites such as Chichen-Itza and Mayapan.

The Yaxha archaeological site, on the shore of the lake, was once a Maya city of about 40,000 inhabitants. More than 500 structures, including palaces, temples and ballcourts, have been found there. Four temples have
been partially restored, including Temple 216, which commands a fine view of the lake and sorrounding countryside.

Leaving at 8:00AM from the Central area of Flores or Airport.

Arriving to Yaxha site, guide visit to group A, B, Temple 216 and archaeologist's camp.

Lunch in the archaeological site.

Boat trip by Lake Yaxha and visit to Topoxte Archaeolocal site.

In the afternoon transfer to Flores.

This tour includes round trip transfers (FRS-Yaxha-FRS), private boat, specialized guide, one lunch inside the Park per person, entrances and taxes.

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Uaxactún 1 Day:

Uaxactun, just 23 kilometers from Tikal, is a forested ruin with a beautiful observatory, temples and palaces, and many other structures organized into eigth groups. The temples and observatory of Group E are arranged to mark points where the sun rises on the summer and
winter solstices.

A large Temple in Group A offers fine views of the sorrounding country side. About 600 people live near to the ruins, and children in the comunity make some beautiful dolls from tusa, or corn husks.

Leaving at 8:00AM from the Central area of Flores or Airport.

Arriving to Uaxactun archaeological site, guide visit to group A, B and E. Guide visit to the Regional Museum.

Visit to the comunity near to the site to observe the extraction of the local industry of Chicle and Xate.

Lunch in the archaeological site.

In the afternoon transfer to Flores.

This tour includes round trip transfers (FRS-Uaxactun-FRS), specialized guide, one lunch inside the Park per person, entrances and taxes.

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Lake Peten-Itza, Actun Can Caves and Petencito Zoo:

Flores, the departamental capital of Petén, sits on a small island once occupied by the Maya-Itzá, in Guatemala's second large lake of Peten-Itzá The lake covers 99 square kilometers, and many of Petén's inhabitants
live in small towns around it shores.

Actun Kan cave, found just outside of Santa Elena, has some lovely natural rock formations, including one that looks like a marimba. You will be able to visit through the cave, which is well-lit and quite large. In one domed
chamber, the "Cathedral of time", the Maya are said to have conducted rituals.

At the Petencito zoological park, you will see and observe several animals that are native to the area, such as coatis, spider monkeys. wild pigs, crested guans, jaguars, racoons, cortusas and deer.

Leaving at 9:00AM from the Central area of Flores or Airport.

Arriving to Actun Can caves, guide visit.

Boat trip by Lake Peten-Itza to the Center of Ambiental Education and Petencito Zoo.

Visit to the Rey Canek observatory and archaeological site.

Lunch in the archaeological site.

In the afternoon transfer to Flores.

This tour includes round trip transfers (FRS-Santa Elena-FRS), private boat, specialized guide, one lunch inside the site per person, entrances and taxes.

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Overnight Tours, 2 and 3 days:


Tikal 2 days/1 nigth:

 

The most famous attraction in the Peten is Tikal National Park, a beauiful Maya City set in the tropical forest covering 550 square kilometers Toucans, monkeys, coatis, ocellated turkeys and many other tropical animal are commonly seen by visitors in the park. More than 3,000 structures have been discovered in the 16 squares kilometers of Tikal's center, including temples, palaces, ballcourts and even a sauna.

In the early morning you will take a short flight from 'La Aurora's international airport in Guatemala City to Flores Airport and from there will be transfered to Tikal National Park to enjoy the beutiful City of Voices.

This tour includes round trip Internal Airfare GUA-FRS-GUA, transfers in Tikal, specialized guide, one lunch inside the Park per person, night at the Hotel Jungle located inside Tikal National Park (just 5 minutes
from the Central Plaza), breakfats and taxes.

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** The extra nigth at the Hotel Jungle Lodge in a double rooms is $88 per night including breakfast and taxes.**

** If you need transfer from your Hotel in Guatemala City please add $10 per person one way. From Antigua please add $15 per person one way.**

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Ceibal and Aguateca 2 Days/1 Night:

From the town of Sayaxche, found about an hour from Flores, visitors can explore the archeological site of Ceibal, on la Pasion River.

The Ceibal archaeological site may be accessed by either car or a boat trip down river from Sayaxche that takes about an hour. With a large expanse of protected forest, it is an excellent place for birdwatching, and also has some unique archaeological features. One of these is a
circular, Toltec temple that probably served as an astronomical observatory. and an altar by the circular temple has a jaguar head and was placed on pedestals shaped like monkeys. Several of Ceibal's well preserved stelae include Toltec elements, such as square glyphs, and bone ornaments in the noses of the principal figures.

Petexbatún is an enormuos shallow lake about 30 minutes from Sayaxche, full of waterfowl such as herons, ducks and anhingas. On the far side of the lake, a path leads up a hill, along a cliff and into a narrow canyon that served as a natural defense for the Maya city of guateca
built on top. The trail leads into a plaza believed to be the oldest area of the city, founded in about 200BC. There are several beautiful stelae, the last dating to 797 AD.

Day 1,

Leaving at 8:00AM from the Central area of Flores or Airport.

Arriving to Sayaxche at 9:30AM begin the boat ride by La Pasion River.

Guide tour in Ceibal archaeological site.

After tour you will enjoy a country lunch in the site (included).

In the afternoon boat transfer back to Sayaxche for lodging and dinner.

Lodging at Petexbatún Lodge in a private boungalow.

Day 2,

After breakfat at Petexbatún Lodge, boat transfer to Aguateca.

Guide tour in Aguateca visiting jungle paths, the Gran Plaza, the ceremonial center, North Complex and the natural forthres of Aguateca.

After tour you will enjoy a country lunch.

In the afternoon boat transfer to Sayaxche and transfer to Flores.

This 2 days/1 night tour includes land and boat transfers in Peten, specialized guide, two lunchs per person, night at the Petexbatún Eco-lodge, entrances, one dinner per person, breakfasts and taxes.

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** If you need transfer from your Hotel in Guatemala City please add $10 per person one way. From Antigua please add $15 per person one way.**

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This is a daily tour, 7 days a week.

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Ceibal, Dos Pilas and Aguateca 3 Days/2 Nights:

From the town of Sayaxche, found about an hour from Flores, visitors can explore the archeological site of Ceibal, on la Pasion River.

The Ceibal archaeological site may be accessed by either car or a boat trip down river from Sayaxche that takes about an hour. With a large expanse of protected forest, it is an excellent place for birdwatching, and also has some unique archaeological features. One of these is a
circular, Toltec temple that probably served as an astronomical observatory. and an altar by the circular temple has a jaguar head and was placed on pedestals shaped like monkeys. Several of Ceibal's well preserved stelae include Toltec elements, such as square glyphs, and bone ornaments in the noses of the principal figures.

Near to Rio Salinas and about 12 kilometers from the stream flowing from Petexbatún is the ruin of the Maya city of Dos Pilas, inhabited from about 600 to 760 AD.

The occupants of Dos Pilas left a rich hieroglyphic
record carved on 16 stelae, 19 altars and four hieroglyphic stairways, which tell the history of their victory over the city of Ceibal in 735 AD, and of capturing and killing the king of Tikal.

Petexbatún is an enormuos shallow lake about 30 minutes from Sayaxche, full of waterfowl such as herons, ducks and anhingas. On the far side of the lake, a path leads up a hill, along a cliff and into a narrow canyon that served as a natural defense for the Maya city of Aguateca built on top. The trail leads into a plaza believed to be the oldest area of the city, founded in about 200BC. There are several beautiful stelae, the last dating to 797 AD.

Day 1,

Leaving at 8:00AM from the Central area of Flores or Airport.

Arriving to Sayaxche at 9:30AM begin the boat ride by La Pasion River.

Guide tour in Ceibal archaeological site.

After tour you will enjoy a country lunch in the site (included).

In the afternoon boat transfer back to Sayaxche for lodging and dinner.

Lodging at Petexbatún Lodge in a private boungalow.

Day 2,

After breakfast at Petexbatún Lodge, boat transfer to Paso Caribe.

A trecking of 12 Km. by the jungle visiting the Arroyo de Piedra site and continue to Dos Pilas archaeological site.

Guide tour in Dos Pilas visiting the hieroglyphic stairways, the Central Complex and "El Duende".

After tour you will enjoy a country lunch.

In the afternoon boat transfer back to Paso Caribe for lodging and dinner.

Lodging at Petexbatún Lodge in a private boungalow.

Day 3,

After breakfast at Petexbatún Lodge, boat transfer to Aguateca.

Guide tour in Aguateca visiting jungle paths, the Gran Plaza, the ceremonial center, North Complex and the natural forthres of Aguateca.

After tour you will enjoy a country lunch.

In the afternoon boat transfer to Sayaxche and transfer to Flores.

This 3 days/2 nights tour includes land and boat transfers in Peten, specialized guide, three lunchs per person, 2 nights at the Petexbatún Eco-lodge, entrances, two dinners per person, breakfasts and taxes.

Price per person: please check with us

** If you need transfer from your Hotel in Guatemala City please add $10 per person one way. From Antigua please add $15 per person one way.**

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Antigua Tours:

Antigua 1 day, (private)

In Antigua the colonial monuments are a highlight of any visit. Most of the colonial structures to be seen in the city today were built in the 60 years between the 1717 and 1773 earthquakes. The beautiful central plaza, with a mermaid fountain in its center, is bounded by the Palacio de los Capitanes first build in 1549 and reconstructed in 1735, the Municipal building, which dates to 1743, and the Cathedral, built and rebuilt from 1543 to 1680 You will enter the ruins at the rear of the Cathedral, to see the remains of its enormous vaulted ceilings, under reconstruction and the archbishop’s palace.

You will have the chance to visit Antigua’s most beautiful churches, monasteries and convents include the Merced, with its intricate, baroque façade, and the Capuchinas convent. The San Francisco cathedral, a site of religious pilgrimage for the faithful who visit the tomb of Saint Hermano Pedro, houses some outstanding colonial paintings.

8:30AM: We will transfer you from your Hotel in Guatemala City or Antigua to the Center of the colonial city.

9:30AM: Visit to the most important and significant attractions of the city including Antigua’s most beautiful churches, monasteries, convents, and cultural center in the city.

13:00PM: Time to have lunch in one of the various and exquisite’s restaurants of the city (not included).

14:15PM: Restart the visit in the city.

17:00PM: Transfers back to your Hotel in Antigua or Guatemala City.

Includes: Private transfers, specialized guide (English), all entrances and taxes.
Price per person $70.
Minimum of passengers: 2 (groups of 4 or more special prices)

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Antigua and San Antonio Aguas Calientes 1 day, (private)

 

You will have the chance to visit Antigua’s most beautiful churches, monasteries and convents include the Merced, with its intricate, baroque façade, and the Capuchinas convent. The San Francisco cathedral, a site of religious pilgrimage for the faithful who visit the tomb of Saint Hermano Pedro, houses some outstanding colonial paintings.

Also you will visit the town of San Antonio Aguas Calientes just 15 minutes away from the city of Antigua Guatemala, it’s known for its handmade weaving, a tradition dating back to colonial times. Life in San Antonio Aguas Calientes keeps pace to the weavers, whose hands give shape to huipiles, tzutes, tapestries, and small rooms of traditional design and bright colors, make with the skill of their ancestors.8:30AM: We will transfer you from your Hotel in Guatemala City or Antigua to the Center of the colonial city.

9:30AM: Visit to the most important and significant attractions of the city including Antigua’s most beautiful churches, monasteries, convents, and cultural center in the city.

13:00PM: Time to have lunch in one of the various and exquisites’ restaurants of the city, (not included).

14:00PM: Transfer to the town of San Antonio Aguas Calientes.

17:00PM: Transfers back to your Hotel in Antigua or Guatemala City.
Includes: Private transfers, specialized guide (English), all entrances and taxes.
Price per person $76.
Minimum of passengers: 2 (groups of 4 or more special prices)

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Lake Atitlán, Panajachel and Chichicastenango tours

Lake Atitlan and Panajachel, 1 day (private)

Arguably the most beautiful lake in the world, Atitlan owes its grandeur to its enormous size and spectacular, volcanic setting. Lake Atitlan was formed when a volcanic caldera depleted of its magma. Three stately volcanoes, Atitlan, Toliman and San Pedro rise gracefully from its southern shore, their perfect cones reflected in the azure mirror of the lake.

Weaving made and worn by the Maya-Tzutujil and Cakchiquel women who live around the lake are some of the most beautiful in Guatemala, and many of the men also wear traditional, hand-woven clothing.

7:30AM: Transfer from your Hotel in Guatemala City or Antigua to the Maya town of Panajachel.

10:00AM: Take a private boat in Lake Atitlan visiting the Maya villages of Santiago and San Antonio.

13:00PM: Time to have lunch in one of the various and exquisite’s restaurants of the town (not included).

14:15PM: Visit to the Maya town of Panajachel, visiting the Santander Street and the main attractions of this beautiful town.

16:00PM: Transfers back to Guatemala City or Antigua.
Includes: Private transfers, private boat, specialized guide (English), all entrances and taxes.

Price per person $115.
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Lake Atitlan, Panajachel and Chichicastenango, 1 day (private)

Arguably the most beautiful lake in the world, Atitlan owes its grandeur to its enormous size and spectacular, volcanic setting. Lake Atitlan was formed when a volcanic caldera depleted of its magma. Three stately volcanoes, Atitlan, Toliman and San Pedro rise gracefully from its southern shore, their perfect cones reflected in the azure mirror of the lake.

Chichicastenango is a colorful place with the sound of different dialects, with different articles to sale: impeccably handmade handicrafts, singular clothing, exotic tasting food and praises to a non-forsaking god.

7:30AM: Transfer from your Hotel in Guatemala City or Antigua to the Maya town of Panajachel.

10:00AM: Take a private boat in Lake Atitlan visiting the Maya village of Santiago Atitlan.

13:00PM: Time to have lunch in one of the various and exquisite’s restaurants of the town (not included).

13:45PM: Transfer and visit to the Maya-Quiche town of Chichicatenango, visiting the colorful and world famous Market, Santo Tomas church and main attractions of this beautiful place.

16:00PM: Transfers back to Guatemala City or Antigua.
Includes: Private transfers, private boat, specialized guide (English), all entrances and taxes.

Price per person $125.
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Lake Atitlan, Panajachel and Chichicastenango, 2 days/1night (private)

Arguably the most beautiful lake in the world, Atitlan owes its grandeur to its enormous size and spectacular, volcanic setting. Lake Atitlan was formed when a volcanic caldera depleted of its magma. Three stately volcanoes, Atitlan, Toliman and San Pedro rise gracefully from its southern shore, their perfect cones reflected in the azure mirror of the lake.

Chichicastenango is a colorful place with the sound of different dialects, with different articles to sale: impeccably handmade handicrafts, singular clothing, exotic tasting food and praises to a non-forsaking god.

Day 1,

7:30AM: Transfer from your Hotel in Guatemala City or Antigua to the Maya town of Panajachel.

10:00AM: Take a private boat in Lake Atitlan visiting the Maya villages of Santiago Atitlan and San Antonio.

13:00PM: Time to have lunch in one of the various and exquisite’s restaurants of the town (not included).

14:15PM: Visit to the Maya town of Panajachel, visiting the Santander Street and the main attractions of this beautiful town.

Overnight in Panajachel (Not Included). You can choose in our Hotels main page one that fills your needs of characteristics, services and prices.

Day 2,

9:00AM: After breakfast transfer from Panajachel and visit to the Maya-Quiche town of Chichicatenango, visiting the colorful and world famous Market, Santo Tomas church and main attractions of this beautiful place.

13:00PM: Time to have lunch in one of the various and exquisite’s restaurants of the town (not included).

14:00PM: Visit the Mayan religious place of Cerro Pascual Abaj, located just 1/2 mile from the center of Chichicastenango town.

16:00PM: Transfers back to Guatemala City or Antigua.
Includes: Private transfers, private boat, specialized guide (English), all entrances and taxes.

Price per person $187.
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