Bountiful Mayan Luxury Tour

Bountiful Mayan Luxury Tour
Bountiful Mayan Luxury Tour
Bountiful Mayan Luxury Tour
Bountiful Mayan Luxury Tour
Bountiful Mayan Luxury Tour
Bountiful Mayan Luxury Tour
Bountiful Mayan Luxury Tour
Bountiful Mayan Luxury Tour
Bountiful Mayan Luxury Tour
Bountiful Mayan Luxury Tour

Bountiful Mayan Luxury Tour


12 Days / 11 Nights

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This incredible tour of Mayan culture offers the best of Guatemala and Honduras, passing through picturesque landscapes dotted with Mayan ruins, colonial churches and museums. We can interact with the indigenous people of these regions, who still wear their traditional dress and visit the sensorial markets for an authentic cultural experience. We will explore the magical Mayan World by visiting Copan, Rosalila Temple, in Honduras and Quirigua, Yaxha and Tikal in Guatemala. This tour visits the most important Maya temples in Central America, offering an incredible insight into the Mayan culture and passing through impressive tropical rainforests and tropical regions full of flora and fauna, which was once the home for this incredible civilisation.

Special features of our 12 day Bountiful Mayan Luxury Tour: 

Type of Tourism:  Nature, Culture, Geography

Places to Visit: Guatemala City, Antigua, Chichicastenango, Lake Atitlan, Rio Dulce, Copan.

Duration:  12 Days and 11 Nights. 

Type of Service: group tours. 

Accommodation:  4 star and 5 star hotels and lodges at every destination that you will visit. These hotels have been carefully chosen and we can guarantee that you will feel comfortable and your every need catered for! 


Today is arrival day to Guatemala City. Your guide will be waiting at the airport to take you to the hotel for the evening in the colonial town of Antigua.

    Today we will head to San Cristóbal el Alto where we can enjoy a nature experience and have breakfast with spectacular views of the volcanoes and the City of Antigua. We will visit ruins, churches and museums of the city. The stories and legends of colonial times are still part of everyday culture and we will visit: La Merced Church, Convent Las Capuchinas, Saint Joseph Cathedral, Central Park, the local craft market & Chocolate Museum.

      The Pacaya volcano is one of three active volcanos in Guatemala, standing at 2,552 metres elevation. The hike is a relatively easy ascent and offers spectacular views of the whole volcanic chain. If you prefer, you may hire a horse at the entrance to the park for the ascent. We will head along a trail through a pine forest to the volcanic ash and finally reach the cone of the volcano. From the top, you can enjoy excellent views of the volcanoes. After enjoying our volcano adventure to...

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        Today we will head to the market town of Chichicastenango, where the Mayan and Catholic traditions come together in glorious and colourful fashion! The scent of incense and the people's mysticism offers a unique atmosphere found only in Guatemala. The combinations of tastes, smells and colours combine uniquely here and we will head for a traditional lunch with a local Mayan family for the full, cultural experience. We will then head to Lake Atitlan for the evening.

          Today, we will visit San Juan La Laguna, where we can see the women’s textile cooperative for hand weaving and natural dye processing of the textiles. We will also visit the homes of the famous naïf painters before we continue to Santiago Village. We will then head to see the famous Maya deity, Maximon and learn about the textiles, spiritualism and beliefs of the T’zutujil Maya. Each year a different family houses the saint of the town, taking care of their cigarette ...

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            After breakfast, we will visit Iximche in Tecpán, a Mayan city founded in 1463. Before the Spanish arrived, the city was important, yet almost a century later, it played a decisive role in the Spanish conquest of this region of Guatemala. The remains of the city can still be found in the surrounding pine forests, with its ceremonial plazas, temples and ball courts still on display. We will enjoy a traditional lunch in Tecpán before heading off to Antigua, where we will spend the evening.

              Today, we will head for the city of Copan in Honduras, travelling down the eastern side of  Guatemala. The landscape and climate will change gradually from Antigua's fresher weather to the dry and warm Chiquimula. We will then head towards El Florido to cross the border into Honduras. We will head directly to the hotel to leave our belongings before heading off to the incredible Mayan city of Copan. Our guide will take us to this archaeological site's important ceremonial sites, ...

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                Today we will leave the Copan area and back into Guatemala, heading to the Izabal Lake, the biggest lake in Guatemala. The giant lake is connected to the Atlantic Ocean by the Río Dulce River. Our journey through colourful villages will lead us to the ancient Maya city of Quiriguá, located in the department of Izabal, Guatemala. This site is home to incredible sculptures, considered to be masterpieces of the Mayan Culture. After a visit to this impressive site, we will head to our luxury hotel in Rio Dulce.

                  Today we will enjoy a panoramic tour of the Río Dulce, including the Castillo de San Felipe de Lara, a fortress built by the Spanish to protect the goods to be imported and exported back to Spain. This was a plentiful bounty for the pirates of the area back in colonial times who often attacked the area. We will then visit the Island of the birds, where we will have the opportunity to see these magnificent birds who inhabit the island, the great Canyon and the traditional Garifu...

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                    Today we will wake up early once more to appreciate the spectacular Tikal in all its glory. We can see the incredible flora and fauna in the jungle, with an array of Mayan temples offering the most spectacular setting for an archaeological site. The National Park is the perfect opportunity to discover the endemic birds to Tikal and Howler monkeys, Spider monkeys, butterflies, and spectacular insects. For lunch, we will enjoy a BBQ served inside the park. In the afternoon, we will head...

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                      After breakfast, we will visit the Yaxhá National Park, located n the banks of the Yaxha Lake. We will walk along the causeways beneath a lush tropical forest, where howler monkeys fill the air with their calls, hoping to impress a female or to defend their territory. We can climb Mayan temples that offer spectacular views over the rainforest. We will finish our tour at the highest temple in the park, the temple 216. We will then head to the airport for our connecting flight to...

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                        Today is our final day in Guatemala. Our driver will take you to the international airport in time for your flight back home or onto your next exciting destination!

                          WHAT'S INCLUDED

                          • All private ground transportation during your trip for tours and transfers mentioned according the programme
                          • 11 nights of lodging in Guatemala
                          • 11 breakfasts (American and continental)
                          • 03 lunches without drinks (Pacaya Volcano, Tikal & Yaxha)
                          • Private boat for Lake Atitlan and Livingston tour
                          • Professional English guide for toursEntrances fees to the sites of visit:
                          • Antigua: Capuchinas convent, Main cathedral, La Merced Church, Chocolate Museum
                          • Pacaya Volcano: Entrance fees to the park
                          • Donations at women cooperative at Lake Atitlan
                          • Iximche archaeological site
                          • Copan: Ruins and Stalae Museum
                          • Quirigua archaeological site
                          • Tikal: day entrance fees
                          • Yaxha archaeological site
                          • Local flight one way from Flores to Guatemala City via TAG airline
                          • Hotel Taxes

                          WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

                          • Extra charges for payments with credit card
                          • Travel insurance for trip cancellation, medical services, or evacuation
                          • Meals not described
                          • Departure tax from Flores to Guatemala City ($3.00 or Q20.00)
                          • Alcoholic and no alcoholic beverages
                          • Personal expenses like phone calls, laundry, etc
                          • Gratuities for drivers and guides

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