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Tikal Excursion

Activities


Hiking & Walking   

Trip Lenght: Full day

Price: $80

Difficulty: Easy

Date: Everyday


Overview

Tikal Excursion

Departures: Daily

Description:

This program is part of GA’s Traditional and Archaeological One Day Tours.   The tour can begin from Flores or El Remate depending where you are staying.  During this trip you will travel by air to visit one of the most amazing places you will ever visit, Tikal.  When coming to Guatemala visiting Tikal is a “must-do” beacause its importance, beauty and trascendence.   Experience wildlife and jungle as you can only enjoy in a few spots in the World.  Witness the houler monkeys and their powerful howl while they watch their home. Discover the Mayan Ruins of Tikal in the heart of the Guatemalan Jungle… the ultimate Mayan Ruins Adventure!

Itinerary:

07:45 AM: Pick up at your hotel and transfer to one of the most important archaeological sites of the Mayan World, Tikal, its name means “Place of Voices”, built during the Maya Classic Period.

09:00 AM: Upon arrival at Tikal archaeological site, our guide will show you the layout of the complex of Temples and Acropolis.  Visit Complex Q and R, then to the Central Acropolis, Temples I “of the Gran Jaguar and the Temple II” Los Mascarones “, regarded as the first one of the most important within the complex.   Visit to the Lost World.

01:00 PM: Return to the Visitor Center for lunch.

02:30 PM: Free time in the park of Tikal.

03:30 PM: Transfer from the park to your hotel.

Includes:  Professional guide service in you language, all ground transportation, Lunch in the Tikal Park (drink not included), entrances and fees.

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Antigua Guatemala Tour

Activities


Hiking & Walking   
Culture Exploration   

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Trip Lenght: Full day

Price: From $65 per person

Dificulty: Easy



Overview

Antigua Guatemala Tour

Departures: Daily

Description:

This program is part of GA’s Traditional One Day Tours. The tour can begin from Antigua Guatemala or Guatemala City depending where you are staying. It begins with a visit to el Cerro de La Cruz to have a magnificent view from Antigua, and then heading to the “Plaza Central” to see “The Cathedral”, “San Francisco Church”, “La Merced”, “Calle del Arco”, “Museo del Jade”, “Casa Santo Domingo”. In the afternoon you will have the chance to visit the town of Aguascalientes which is well known for its colorful and nice handicrafts. This tour is all you need to see the highlights of this beautiful city and can be modified to include other activities like a visit to a Coffee Plantation, elaboration of your own handicrafts and others.

Tour Itinerary:

08:00 AM: Transfer from Guatemala City to Antigua Guatemala. (If staying in Antigua Guatemala the departure will be at 9:00 a.m.)

09:00 AM: Upon arrival visit to “Cerro de la Cruz”, where you can appreciate all the beauty of this colonial city. Transfer to the main plaza of Antigua Guatemala.

10:15 AM: Visit to the most important and significant attractions of the city including Antigua’s most beautiful churches, monasteries, and important monuments.

01:00 PM: Time to have lunch in one of the various and exquisite restaurants of the city.

02:15 PM: Visit to San Antonio Aguascalientes and Ciudad Vieja.

05:00 PM: Transfers back to your Hotel in Antigua or Guatemala City.

The tour Includes: ground transportation, professional guide in your language, all entrances and taxes.

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Chichicastenango & Lake Atitlan Tour

Activities


Hiking & Walking   
Culture Exploration   

Trip Lenght: Full day

Price: From $75 per person

Difficulty: Easy

Date:



Overview

Chichicastenango & Lake Atitlan Tour

Departures: Thursdays and Sundays

Description:

This program is part of GA’s Traditional One Day Tours. The tour can begin from Antigua Guatemala or Guatemala City depending where you are staying. The trip consisits of a visit in the morning to the open market of Chichicastenango and in the afternoon to Panajachel & Lake Atitlan. In Chichicastenango you will be able to explore the indigenous market and be witness of the incessant exchange of fruits, vegetables and handicrafts between local people and foreigners. Then you´ll visit “Santo Tomás” church where the Popol Vuh (The sacred book of the Maya) was found and then have a beautiful afternoon watching one of the most beautiful lakes in the world.

Itinerary:

07:00 AM: Transfer from your Hotel in Guatemala City or Antigua to Chichicastenango.

10:00 AM: Arrival to Chichicastenango’s Market. In the center of town is the local market where you can buy wood products, ceramics and even gifts that the Mayan priests offer on their prehispanic altars. You can also admire the Church of Santo Tomas which was built by Dominicans and Kichen in the year of 1540 on a Maya altar, which even today is used on the front steps of the church. On the other side is Calvary Church, in the square you can see a high stick where they have done each year the presentation of the Palo Volador.

12:30 PM: Transfer from Chichicastenango to Panajachel.

01:30PM: Time to have lunch in one of the most exquisite restaurants of Panajachel.

02:30PM: Visit to the Santander Street of Panajachel and handycraft market of this town.

04:00PM: Transfers back to Guatemala City or Antigua Guatemala.

The tour includes: ground transportation, professional guide in your language, all entrances and taxes.

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Pacaya Volcano Tour

Activities


Hiking & Walking   
Horseback Riding    

Trip Lenght: Full day

Price: From $70 per person

Difficulty:Easy

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Overview

Pacaya Volcano Tour

Departure: Daily

Description:

This program is part of GA’s Adventure One Day Tours.   The tour can begin from Antigua Guatemala or Guatemala City depending where you are staying.  Pacaya Volcano is the most active volcano in Guatemala, it’s 2500 mts. above the sea, the environment is formed by humid forest and rocks.  It has impressive views of the lagoon of Calderas and other three volcanoes: Agua, Fuego and Acatenango. Pacaya Volcano is readily accessible, therefore with our tour you don’t need to be in good shape to climb it. You will visit the border of the base within the main cone to see the lava eruption if active.  It is a complete adventure in only one day. Walk of ascent 2 1/2 hrs.  You can also make the ascent by horse, it´s one of the best adventure experiences in Guatemala.

Itinerary:

08:00 AM: Transfer from your hotel in Guatemala City or Antigua Guatemala to begin the Pacaya Volcano Tour.

09:15 AM: Arrive to San Vicente Pacaya where the walk of ascent will begin.

10:00 AM: Arrival to the viewer of the lagoon of Calderas where you will have the oportunity to have a nice view of the Agua, Fuego and Acatenango Volcanoes.

11:00 AM: After a nice walk through volcanic sand paths with great views of the volcanoes and unique vegetation, you´ll arrive to the plateau where you can see the main crater of the volcanoe.  We won´t visit the crater of the volcano for security reasons but you will see the lava (if active) and some steam baths created by the heat of the Pacaya Volcanoe. Rest for a 15 minutes. We will try to reach the lava to take a close look if available.

12:00 PM: Descent walk begins.

01:00 PM: Arrive to San Vicente Pacaya.

02:00 PM: Transfer to your hotel in Guatemala City or Antigua Guatemala.

The tour includes: ground transportation, professional guide in your language, all entrances and taxes, and 1 Bottle of Water.  Horseback ride not included.

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Lake Petén Itza Tour

Activities


Hiking & Walking   
Small Ship   

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Trip Lenght: Full Day

Price: From $130 per person

Difficulty: Easy

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Overview

Lake Petén Itza and Actun Can Caves Tour

Departing: From Tikal or Flores

Discover Lake Peten Itzá and immerse into the heart of the earth on Actun Can Caves and see the world as few people have seen it before!

Itinerary:

08:30 AM: We will pick you up at your hotel or the airport to begin the tour with a visit to the City of Santa Elena and San Benito.

10:30 AM: Transfer to the dock to take the boat that will take us on a tour on Lake Peten Itza to the “Island of “El Petencito” and “La Guitarra”

11:45 AM: Visit to Actun Can Caves, where you can watch the stalagmites and stalagtites.

01:00 PM: Time to have lunch.

02:30 PM: Free time to make some shopping in the Island of Flores.

04:00 PM: Transfer back to your hotel or airport.

The tour includes: all ground and boat transportation, professional guide in your language, all taxes and fees.

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Yaxha Tour

Activities


Hiking & Walking   

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Trip Lenght: Full Day

Price: From $90 per person

Difficulty: Moderately Easy

Dates:


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Overview

Yaxha Tour

Itinerary:

08:00 AM: Departure to the archaeological site of Yaxha.

09:00 AM: Arrival to Yaxha, a former ceremonial center and city of the Pre-Columbian Maya Civilization.  The facilities have evidence of Teotihuacan influence in their architecture and stelae.   We can find the only twin pyramid complex outside of Tikal, also known as the Stelae Plaza.

02:30 PM: Lunch

03:30 PM: Transfer back to the airport or hotel.

Includes: all ground transportation, professional guide in your language, Lunch, all entrances and fees.

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Ceibal Tour

Activities


Hiking & Walking   

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Trip Lenght: Full Day

Price: From $150 per person

Difficulty: Moderately Easy

Dates:


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Overview

Ceibal Tours

08:00 AM: Departure to Sayaxché, the nearest city to get to Ceibal.

10:00 AM: Upon arrival we will take a boat to cross “La Pasión” river to get to the site of Ceibal.  Ceibal comes from the name of the national tree “La Ceiba” a huge tree which was considered sacred for the Mayas.  This place was considered the largest Maya settlement of the Late Classic Period.    You´ll have a very entertaining walk through the rainforest to reach the main plaza where you can appreciate its beautifully preserved temples and stelae.

01:30 AM: Lunch.

02:30 PM: We begin the return to Sayaxche and then to your hotel in Flores or Tikal.

Includes: all ground and water transportation, professional guide in your language, Lunch box, all entrances and fees.

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Uaxactún Tour

Activities


Hiking & Walking   

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Trip Lenght: Full Day

Price: From $125 per person

Difficulty: Easy

Dates:


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Overview

Uaxactún Tour

08:30 AM: Departure to Tikal National Park where we will take the road to Uaxactun.

10:00 AM: Uaxactun is famous for its observatory and ball court.  Uaxactun means “Eight Stones” because there was found an inscription dating  from the 8th Baktún of the Maya calendar, being the earliest date found in that time.

01:30 AM: Lunch

02:30 PM: Transfer back to the airport or hotel.

Includes: all ground and water transportation, professional guide in your language, Lunch box, all entrances and fees.

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Tikal Extended Tour

Activities


Hiking & Walking   
Archaeology    

Trip Lenght: 2 Days e 1 Night

Price: From $425 per person

Dificulty:Easy

Date:



Overview

Tikal Extended Tour – 2 Days and 1 Night

Departures: Daily

Description:

This program is part of GA’s Mayan Ruins Tours.   The tour can begin from Antigua Guatemala or Guatemala City depending where you are staying.  This tour is designed to travel to Tikal and have an optional free day, you´ll spend the night in the selected hotel in Flores or Tikal.  For the optional day you can visit Yaxha, Ceibal, Uaxactun, Aguateca and Dos Pilas, Ixpanpajul Park or Lake Peten Itza. (Not Included on the price)

Itinerary:

Day #1 Guatemala City – Tikal

05:00 AM: Transfer from your hotel in Guatemala City to the Airport (From Antigua Guatemala at 4.15 a.m.)

06:30 AM: Flight departure from Guatemala City to Flores, Petén.

07:45 AM: Upon arrival transfer to one of the most important archaeological sites of the Mayan World, Tikal, its name means “Place of Voices”, built during the Maya Classic Period.Upon arrival at Tikal archaeological site, our guide will show you the layout of the complex of Temples and Acropolis.  Visit to the Complex Q and R, then to the Central Acropolis, Temples I “El Gran Jaguar and the Temple II” Los Mascarones “, regarded as the first and one of the most important within the complex.   Visit to the Lost World.

02:00 PM: Return to the Visitor Center for lunch. After lunch free time will be provided in the park of Tikal.

03:30 PM: Transfer from the park to your selected hotel in Flores. Isla de Flores Hotel or similar

Day #2 Tikal – Guatemala City

Free day to have an optional tour For an extra charge: Yaxha and Topoxte, Ixpanpajul Park, Ceibal, Uaxactun or Lake Peten and Actun Kan Caves

05:00 PM: Transfer to the airport for flight back to Guatemala City.  Upon arrival transfer to your hotel in Guatemala City.

Includes: Flight Ticket Guatemala City – Flores – Guatemala City, Professional guide service in you language, 1 night at selected hotel Isla de Flores Hotel (based on double occupancy), all ground transportation, entrances and fees.

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Tikal Tour

Activities


Hiking & Walking   

Trip Lenght: Full day

Price:From $339

Difficulty: Easy

Date: Everyday



Overview

Tikal Tour

Departures: Daily

Description:

This program is part of GA’s Traditional and Archaeological One Day Tours.   The tour can begin from Antigua Guatemala or Guatemala City depending where you are staying.  During this trip you will travel by air to visit one of the most amazing places you will ever visit, Tikal.  When coming to Guatemala visiting Tikal is a “must-do” beacause its importance, beauty and trascendence.   Experience wildlife and jungle as you can only enjoy in a few spots in the World.  Witness the houler monkeys and their powerful howl while they watch their home. Discover the Mayan Ruins of Tikal in the heart of the Guatemalan Jungle… the ultimate Mayan Ruins Adventure!

Itinerary:

05:15 AM: Transfer from your hotel in Guatemala City to the Airport.  (Departure from Antigua Guatemala would be at 4.15 AM)

06:30 AM: Flight departure from Guatemala City to Flores, Petén.

07:45 AM: Upon arrival transfer to one of the most important archaeological sites of the Mayan World, Tikal, its name means “Place of Voices”, built during the Maya Classic Period.

09:00 AM: Upon arrival at Tikal archaeological site, our guide will show you the layout of the complex of Temples and Acropolis.  Visit Complex Q and R, then to the Central Acropolis, Temples I “of the Gran Jaguar and the Temple II” Los Mascarones “, regarded as the first one of the most important within the complex.   Visit to the Lost World.

01:00 PM: Return to the Visitor Center for lunch.

02:30 PM: Free time in the park of Tikal.

03:30 PM: Transfer from the park to the airport “Mundo Maya” to take Flight back.

06:30 PM: Flight departure to Guatemala City

07:30 PM: Upon arrival transfer to your hotel.

Includes: Flight Ticket Guatemala City – Flores – Guatemala City, Professional guide service in you language, all ground transportation, Lunch in the Tikal Park (drink not included), entrances and fees.

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