Combine the Mayan sites, colonial architecture and indigenous cultures of Guatemala, with the charming small town and Mayan ruins of Copan in Honduras and the pristine beaches of Belize. The tour begins in picturesque Antigua, and continues to Lake Atitlan before visiting Chichicastenango, where the traditions of the Maya live on. Continue overland to Copan, set by a meandering river and surrounded by hills. Return to Guatemala and travel via Rio Dulce to the ancient city of Tikal, before concluding your journey by the white sandy beaches and turquoise Caribbean waters of Ambergris Caye in Belize.
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Fly to Guatemala City and transfer to Antigua for 2 nights. Take a walking tour of this picturesque colonial town and an optional visit to a local village to see how textiles are made. (N) (B)
Drive to Lake Atitlán via the small Mayan ruins of Ixmiche. Option to take part in a traditional shaman ceremony. Boat tour of the lake and surrounding villages. (B)
Visit Chichicastenango market (Thurs & Sun) and return to Antigua for overnight stay. (B, L)
Drive across Guatemala to Copán and the charming town of Copán Ruinas for a 2-night stay. Visit the Mayan ruins and add optional visits to see Los Sapos stone carvings with lunch at a former hacienda. (B)
Transfer to Rio Dulce via the Mayan stelae of Quiriguá. Boat trip on the river to see the small bird island and an indigenous community project. (B, L)
Transfer to the Tikal area. Stay 2 nights and explore the Tikal ruins. Optional sunset visit to Yaxha ruins. (B)
Drive to San Ignacio, visiting the ancient Xunantunich ruins in the Cayo district en route. Fly to Ambergris Caye for 3 nights. Relax by the turquoise Caribbean Sea or go snorkelling. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
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GHB2019: 13 Nights
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