We invite you to visit Guatemala the land of volcanoes,
cloud forest and the resplendent quetzal. From coast to coast, Guatemala
is a country full of unexpected adventures and the vital experience
of visiting a natural paradise. Visitors will find an abundance
of eco-systems, mystical Maya cities and a country rich in heritage,
folklore and culture.
All this mixed with Cuba, the "Pearl of the Antilles,"
the largest and from the traveler's perspective the least commercialized
Caribbean country. It beckons the jaded traveler with its picturesque
colonial towns, intriguing Afro-Cuban culture, rousing revolutionary
monuments, almost 300 unblemished beaches, enchanting countryside,
and potent rum - even the beer is excellent. Activities such as
scuba diving, yachting, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, and bird
watching are waiting for you.
The Cuban people are sincerely friendly and extend
the same warm welcome to all guests from all countries. Definitely
this will be the best vacation time with your family or friends.
You will have the chance to enjoy both countries in
the same travel:
Guatemala - Cuba, 10 days/9 nights:
Day 1, Peten (Guatemala):
The most famous attraction in the Peten is Tikal National
Park, a beautiful Maya City set in the tropical forest covering
550 square kilometersToucans, 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,
ball courts 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 transferred to Tikal National Park to enjoy
the beautiful City of
This part of the vavation 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), breakfasts and taxes.
Day 2, Peten - Antigua (Guatemala):
In the morning after breakfats you will have the chance
to enjoy the natural and cultural beautis of this spectacular place
on your own. Free morning to explore the Tikal archaeological site.
In the afternoon (2:00pm) you will be transfered to Flores Airport
for you flight back to Guatemala City. From there we will transfer
you to the colonial city of Antigua Guatemala. Night at the Hotel
Posada de Don Rodrigo or similar.
Day 3, Antigua (Guatemala):
In Antigua the colonial monuments are a highlight of
any visit. You will have the chance to visit Antigua's most beautiful
churches, monasteries and convents include the Merced, with its
intricate, baroque facade, 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
Overnigth at the Hotel Posada de Don Rodrigo or similar.
Day 4, Panajachel, Lake Atitlan (Guatemala):
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.
Take a private boat in Lake Atitlan visiting the Maya
villages of Santiago and San Antonio. Later you will have time to
have lunch in one of the various and exquisite's restaurants of
the town (not included). In the afternoon visit to the Maya town
of Panajachel, visiting the Santander Street and the main attractions
of this colorful town.
Overnigth at the Hotel Cacique Inn or similar.
Day 5, Chichicastenango (Guatemala):
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
Yo will visit to the Maya-Quiche town of hichicatenango,
visiting the colorful and world famous Market, the Santo Tomas church
and main attractions of this beautiful place. In the afternoon transfer
back to Guatemala City. Overnight at the Hotel Biltmore
Day 6, La Habana - Varadero (Cuba):
Early in the morning after breakfats, transfer to "La
Aurora International Airport". International flight to La Habana
via Tikal Jets Airlines. You will arrive to the famous La Habana
at 13:00pm. You will be trasfered to Varadero. Its main attraction
has always been its marvelous beach, but this isn't all it has to
offer. You can explore its caves and escarpments, a necklace of
virgin cays that are easy to get to and the carefully preserved
natural landscape at the northeastern end of the peninsula.
Varadero is a free port and has exceptionally good
conditions for scuba diving, deep-sea fishing, yachting and other
water sports. Overnith at the Hotel La Mar in Varadero beach.
Day 7, Varadero (Cuba):
Free day to enjoy the beautiful beach of Varadero.
Overnight at the Hotel La Mar.
Day 8, Varadero - La Habana (Cuba):
Free morning at Varadero. In the afternoon transfer
from Varadero to the famous La Habana. Founded on its present site
in 1519, the settlement of San Cristobal de La Habana prospered
mainly due to its bay, which was a natural port of call for ships
sailing to and from the New World.
The Cuban capital consists of an immense number of
buildings in a wide range of architectural styles, built in the
course of nearly five centuries. These styles range from the pre-baroque
to the baroque, neo-Gothic, neoclassical, eclectic, art noveau and
art-deco, to the modern. Overnigth at the Hotel Lincoln.
Day 9, La Habana (Cuba):
Havana, Cuban capital since the XVI century, is one
of the most important cities in the Caribbean. It holds a rich cultural
heritage that places it in a privilege position.
Cosmopolitan, joyful and bright Havana has the charisma
of those splendid cities and the mixture of modernity and antiquity
in its eclectic architecture. In the rest of the localities a peaceful
atmosphere reigns and the cultural and historical traditions are
deeply rooted. But something you will always find, however, no matter
what part of Cuba you are at, is the hospitable way that characterizes
Cubans. You will have a city tour visiting the most important and
significant points of this city. Overnight at the Hotel Lincoln.
Day 10, La Habana - Guatemala:
This day after breakfasts you will have a free morning
in La Habana to enjoy the magic of this caribean city. At 12:00pm
you will be transfered to the La Habana International Airport to
take your flight back to Guatemala City.
At 15:00pm your fligth will arrive to Guatemala City.
One of our buses will be there to transfer you to a Hotel of your
choice. End of our services.
If you want to see Hotel offers and alternatives for
this night please visit our Hotels page.
Price per person in a Double Room $1,315.
This Guatemala - Cuba package includes:
Internal Round Trip Flight (Guatemala City-Flores), International
Round Trip Flight (Guatemala City - La Habana). Guatemala International
Overnights at the Hotels indicated on the itinerary
or similar (in Double Room). All breakfasts and meals indicated
on the itinerary. All transfers indicated on the itinerary. All
tours, services and entrances indicated on the itinerary (private
tours in Guatemala).
** French and Italian speaking guides do have an extra