Ancient Maya Temples, Caves, Cloud Forest, and Garifuna Culture

Antigua to Semuc Champey to Petén, Guatemala

Ancient Maya Temples, Caves, Cloud Forest, and Garifuna Culture

Are you ready for an unforgettable adventure in Guatemala? Our 11-day trip, "Ancient Maya Temples, Caves, Cloud Forest, and Garifuna Culture," offers the perfect blend of nature, culture, and adventure.

You'll begin your journey in the Verapaces region, where you'll search for the iconic Quetzal bird and marvel at the stunning natural beauty of the area. From there, you'll head to the Maya Biosphere Reserve, where you can hike ancient Maya trails and explore the region's rich cultural heritage.

But that's not all - during your time in Guatemala, you'll also have the chance to stay in beautiful eco lodges, swim in incredible bodies of water and caves, and visit the remote Caribbean town of Livingston. And of course, no trip to Guatemala would be complete without exploring some of the majestic Maya sites scattered throughout the country.

So why wait? Start your conversation today and experience the adventure of a lifetime! With its unique combination of natural beauty, rich culture, and exciting activities, our 11-day adventure is the perfect way to discover all that Guatemala has to offer.

Right for You?


11 Days / 10 Nights

Travel Style

Active Adventure, Connect with Nature and Cultural Immersion


English and Spanish
English speaking local & specialized guides during all activities.

Physical Activity

Moderate activity


City/Urban, Mountains, Rainforest, Small Towns/Villages, River and Lake


Wifi: Limited
Cell: Limited

One of our local experts in Guatemala will make this the perfect trip for you!

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Speaks: English and Spanish


  • Explore uncharted cave systems and bodies of water.
  • Go birdwatching in the cloud forest.
  • Swim in the pristine waters of Semuc Champey and Crater Azul.
  • Learn to prepare fresh catch ceviche in Río Dulce.
  • Enjoy the sunset from a Maya temple in Tikal. 



Fly into Guatemala City on Day 1 to start


Flexible Departure Date
All year


What's Included


10 Nights Boutique Hotel and Eco Lodge


Bilingual guide and Local guide (not bilingual)


Some meals included (see itinerary)
Included meals are noted in the itinerary: B= Breakfast, BB=Box Breakfast, L= Lunch, BL= Boxed Lunch, D= Dinner


Private van and Airplane

Your Local Host



Locally Owned Social Enterprise

Etnica is a travel company that specializes in creating personalized, culturally immersive adventures in Guatemala. They work directly with local associations, cooperatives, independent artisans, fishermen, farmers, and families to provide travelers with uniqu

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Getting There

Fly into Guatemala City to start the trip and you'll transfer to the colonial town of Antigua for your first night!
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