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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Duration

15 Days / 14 Nights

Travel Style

Cultural Immersion and Active Adventure

Languages

Spanish and English

Physical Activity

Moderate activity

Location

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

Connect

Wifi: Available
Cell: Available

Etnica

Locally Owned Social Enterprise
Starts at:

$2,100/person

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Speaks: Spanish and English

Highlights

  • 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!

Details

Availability

Flexible Departure Date
All year

What's Included

Lodging

14 Nights Hotel and Family Homestay

Guide

Local guide (not bilingual)

Room

Private Room

Food

Some meals included (see itinerary)

Transport

Private van

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Etnica

Locally Owned Social Enterprise

Partnering directly with local associations, cooperatives, independent artisans, fishermen, farmers and local families, Etnica offers community tourism experiences in areas throughout Guatemala. Their experiences are personalized and founded on the empowerment of local community members - providing travelers with a unique and culturally immersive adventure.

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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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