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    Essence of Central America

    Guatemala & Belize in 12 Days, 10 Nights in Destination

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    Unearth the secrets of the Mayans in Guatemala as you visit the imposing ruins in the heart of its jungle and learn about their fascinating culture before relaxing under the warm sun of paradisiacal Belize.

    Trip Highlights

    1. Ambergris Caye
    2. Belize Barrier Reef
    3. Belize city
    4. Antigua Guatemala
    5. Chichicastenango
    6. Dulce River
    7. Flores
    8. Livingston
    9. Tikal

    Included

    1. All flights

    2. Accommodation

    3. Some transfers

    4. Activities

    5. Some meals

    Availability

    1. Departures available until December 2024

    2. Available Group tours

    3. Solo travelers available

    4. Add up to 5 nights to your stay

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    • Accommodation in Charm, Superior and Luxury category hotels.

    Accommodation: 10 Nights

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    Day 1 to 3

    Camino Real Antigua

    Location

    Antigua

    Category

    Nights

    2

    Rating TripAdvisor travelers

    The hotels we select comply with our high standards and requirements per category. The allocation is dependent on availability and seasonality, so you can be assigned any of our selection, including the following: Porta Antigua

    Itinerary

    Explore the charms of Antigua Guatemala and admire the glistening waters of Lake Atitlan. Discover Quiriguá's Mayan legacy, cruise on the Rio Dulce and soak up the Caribbean flavours of Livingston. Let Flores charm you and uncover the ruins of majestic Tikal. Cross into vibrant Belize and find complete tranquillity on the earthly paradise of Cayo San Pedro.

    1st Day: Canada - Guatemala

    Arrive at your Canadian departure airport, ready for a flight* to Guatemala. Arrive in Antigua Guatemala, a beautifully preserved city with an abundance of colourful colonial architecture, nestled in the central highlands. Transfer to the hotel and overnight stay in Antigua Guatemala.

    * If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Camino Real Antigua or similar

    1240 Reviews

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    2nd Day: Antigua Guatemala

    Breakfast at the hotel. Today, enjoy a half-day tour of Antigua, considered one of the most beautiful colonial cities of America. During the colonial period, it was the capital of the Kingdom of Guatemala and included the provinces of southern Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. After an earthquake in 1773, the city was uninhabited the population moved to what is now Guatemala City. Visit La Merced church, Plaza de Armas and the Cathedral. Afterwards, enjoy free time to go shopping and at the indicated time return to the hotel. Overnight stay in Antigua.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Camino Real Antigua or similar

    1240 Reviews

    See our full selection

    Activities

    included
    Antigua Tour: La Merced Monastery, Plaza de Armas & the Cathedral

    Moderate

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    3rd Day: Antigua Guatemala - Chichicastenango - Lake Atitlán

    Breakfast at the hotel. Seize the day with an early morning visit to Chichicastenango market, located in the central Guatemalan highlands and visit the local Church of Santo Tomas. Transfer to Lake Atitlan, surrounded by three volcanoes Atitlán, Tolimán and San Pedro. Its crystal clear waters are amazingly beautiful. Enjoy a panoramic tour of Panajachel. Transfer to the hotel and overnight stay in Atitlan Lake.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Atitlan or similar

    1057 Reviews

    See our full selection

    Activities

    included
    Lake Atitlán: Church of Santo Tomás & panoramic tour of Panajachel
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    4th Day: Lake Atitlán - Guatemala City

    Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning, take a boat ride to the indigenous village of Santiago Atitlán, located between the volcanoes Tolimán and San Pedro. Explore the town and visit the church of Santiago Apóstol and the Brotherhood of Maximón, one of the expressions of religious syncretism in our country. Return to Panajachel and transfer to bustling Guatemala City. Overnight stay in Guatemala City.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Clarion Suites Guatemala or similar

    516 Reviews

    See our full selection

    Activities

    included
    Boat ride and visit to the town of San Juan La Laguna, chocolate factory & textile factory.

    Moderate

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    5th Day: Guatemala City - Quiriguá - Río Dulce

    Breakfast at the hotel. Set off to visit the Quiriguá Archaeological Park, located on the banks of the Motagua River. The park is comprised of a complex of stela slabs, sculpted in sandstone, among which is the tallest stele of the entire Mayan world, as well as zoomorphic figures that date from the classic period of the Mayans. Afterwards, transfer to Rio Dulce, an area of immense natural beauty. Overnight stay in Rio Dulce.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Banana Palms or similar

    109 Reviews

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    Activities

    included
    Visit to the archaeological site of Quiriguá

    Moderate

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    6th Day: Río Dulce - Livingston - Flores

    Breakfast at the hotel. Board a boat on the river and head to the town of Livingston, known for its reggae music and coconut bread. Continue up the river and admire the exuberant vegetation and an amazing natural canyon. From the boat enjoy a panoramic tour of the Castle of San Felipe de Lara, a fortress built in the seventeenth century by the Spanish. Afterwards, transfer to Flores, situated on an island on Lake Petén Itzá. Overnight stay in Flores.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Casona del Lago or similar

    300 Reviews

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    Activities

    included
    Boat ride, visit to town, panoramic tour of San Felipe de Lara Castle

    Light

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    7th Day: Flores - Tikal - Flores

    Breakfast at the hotel. Today explore the most important Archaeological Site of the Mayan world, Tikal, built during the classic Mayan period. Your guide will show you the model of the Temples and Acropolis complex and guide your visit of the Q and R Complex, the Central Acropolis, the Temples I "The Great Jaguar" and the Temple II "of Los Mascarones". Enjoy lunch at Tikal and some time to soak up the atmosphere for heading back to Flores. Overnight stay in Flores. 

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Casona del Lago or similar

    300 Reviews

    See our full selection

    Activities

    included
    Visit to the Tikal Archaeological Site
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    8th Day: Flores - Belize - Cayo San Pedro

    Breakfast at the hotel. Today, transfer by road to Belize. Arrive in vibrant Belize City and catch a Water-Taxi to Cayo San Pedro, on the island of Ambergris Caye,  admiring the beautiful landscapes throughout your journey. Arrive, transfer to the hotel and begin your stay in one of Central America's most beautiful and best kept secrets. Overnight stay in Cayo San Pedro. 

    Please note that accommodation in Belize does not include meals. If you wish, you can add 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches and/or 3 dinners in the next step of the reservation.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Sunbreeze or similar

    1467 Reviews

    See our full selection

    Activities

    included
    Water taxi hacia Cayo San Pedro

    Light

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    9th Day: Cayo San Pedro

    Enjoy a day at your leisure in Cayo San Pedro. Explore the idyllic beaches that are said to have inspired Madonna's hit song 'La Isla Bonita'. Overnight stay in Cayo San Pedro.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Sunbreeze or similar

    1467 Reviews

    See our full selection
    10th Day: Cayo San Pedro

    Free day at your leisure. This part of Belize is world-renowned for its ultra-diverse Barrier Reef, second only to the Great Barrier Reef. We recommend snorkelling or scuba-diving to discover the colourful underwater world and abundant marine life. Overnight stay in Cayo San Pedro.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Sunbreeze or similar

    1467 Reviews

    See our full selection
    11th Day: Cayo San Pedro - Belize - Night on board

    At the indicated time, take a water taxi back to Belize and transfer to Belize airport for a flight* back to Canada. Night on board.

    * If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.

    12th Day: Canada

    Arrive back in Canada and end your trip. 

    Included activities

    Included

    Antigua Tour: La Merced Monastery, Plaza de Armas & the Cathedral

    Included activity for day 2 in Antigua Guatemala

    Antigua Tour: La Merced Monastery, Plaza de Armas & the Cathedral

    Duration 03:00h Approx. Pick up time: 09:00 Approx

    Physical rating:

    Moderate

    more information
    Included

    Lake Atitlán: Church of Santo Tomás & panoramic tour of Panajachel

    Included activity for day 3 in Panajachel

    Lake Atitlán: Church of Santo Tomás & panoramic tour of Panajachel

    Duration 08:00h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

    Physical rating:

    Light

    more information
    Included

    Boat ride and visit to the town of San Juan La Laguna, chocolate factory & textile factory.

    Included activity for day 4 in Panajachel

    Boat ride and visit to the town of San Juan La Laguna, chocolate factory & textile factory.

    Pick up time: 08:00 Approx

    Physical rating:

    Moderate

    more information
    Included

    Visit to the archaeological site of Quiriguá

    Included activity for day 5 in Antigua Guatemala

    Visit to the archaeological site of Quiriguá

    Duration 08:00h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

    Physical rating:

    Moderate

    more information

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    The price includes

    • Included in all our trips. more information
    • Departures from main Canadian departure airports.
    • International Flights: Canada - Guatemala, Belize - Canada.
    • 10 nights accommodation in Charm, Superior and Luxury category hotels.
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    • 7 Breakfasts and 1 Lunch.
    • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles. *
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    • Visits and entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary with an English-speaking guide.
      See itinerary
    • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
    • Water Taxis: Belize - Cayo San Pedro - Belize.
    • Private Motorboat in Panajachel and Río Dulce.
    *The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

    Not included

    Drinks, tips and any other services not mentioned in what's included.

    Lodging in Belize does not include meals. You can add 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches and/or 3 dinners in the next step.

    Extra nights do not include meals.

    Please note: if your departure day is Wednesday or Saturday the order of the itinerary may differ.

    * The transfer to the Sunbreeze hotel in Belize is not included. If you arrive by water taxi, you can walk to the hotel which is close by. If not, it is possible to take a taxi which costs approximately $10.

  • Guatemala
  • Belize
    • Entry requirements

      Your passport must be valid at least 6 months beyond the date you expect to leave Guatemala.

    • Visa

      Visa not required

    • Currency

      Guatemalan Quetzal

    • Language

      Spanish

    • Electricity

      120V, 60 Hz.

    • Health

      Please consult your doctor regarding malaria prophylaxis.

    • Time zone

      UTC - 06:00.

    • Other useful information

      Inches are used to measure small objects in Guatemala. One inch equals 2.54cm

    • Tourist Office website

      http://www.visitguatemala.com/

    Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

    Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same, or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

    In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or cancelled without prior notice.

    If you have reduced mobility/require the use of a wheelchair and prefer to go at your own pace, please contact our customer service team at +1 778 807 9750 or via our contact form.

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