Antigua, Guatemala

Essentials of Guatemala: Mayan Culture and Nature Adventure

Explore the land of volcanoes, Maya culture, highlands, and lush jungles. Your journey will take you to all the essential destinations: UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Antigua, Tikal, and Lake Atitlan, Try your hand at making textiles, and connecting with indigenous cultures in Lake Atitlan, explore the natural pools and caves of Semuc Champey Natural Monument and much more!

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15 Days / 14 Nights

Travel Style

Cultural Immersion and Active Adventure


Spanish and English

Physical Activity

Moderate activity


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


Wifi: Available
Cell: Available
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Speaks: Spanish and English


  • Immerse yourself in local culture with a homestay in San Antonio Aguas Calientes.
  • Stand on top of an incredible pyramid at Tikal, watch the sun rise and take a step back into the past.
  • Explore the Candelaria Caves and meet local Quechua communities
  • Explore Chichicastenango Market - one of the most vibrant, bustling markets in Central America - and try a variety of local cuisine and purchase hand crafted texiles and art!



Flexible Departure Date
All year

What's Included


14 Nights Hotel and Family Homestay


Local guide (not bilingual)


Private Room


Some meals included (see itinerary)


Private van

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Etnica partners directly with local associations, cooperatives, independent artisans, fishermen, farmers and local families throughout Guatemala, so they can provide travelers with a unique and culturally immersive adventure. They specialize in creating personalized travel experiences, founded on the empowerment of local communities.

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Getting There

Transport options

Local transport and Get picked up (included)
After arriving at Guatemala City Airport (GUA), you'll transfer to Antigua (approx. 1.5 hours). After checking in at the hotel, one of our representatives will meet you to give you recommendations and answer any questions you may have.
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