Mangroves, Sea Turtles and Jungle Maya Ruins

Antigua, El Paredon and Tikal, Guatemala

Mangroves, Sea Turtles and Jungle Maya Ruins

Looking to explore the unique nature and wildlife of Guatemala? Join us on an 8-day adventure that will take you to remote beaches and diverse jungles.

During this trip, you'll have the opportunity to search for turtles in the mangroves of El Paredón and visit the Maya Biosphere Reserve for wildlife sightings on ancient Maya trails and temples. You'll stay in beautiful eco lodges, swim in pristine bodies of water, and visit the remote Maya village of Uaxactún. You'll also enjoy amazing sunsets atop ancient temples, giving you the chance to experience the beauty of Guatemala in all its forms.

Our expert local guides will ensure that you have a safe and exciting adventure. Don't miss out on the chance to explore the beauty of Guatemala. Book your adventure today and discover the unique nature and wildlife of this stunning country.

Right for You?


8 Days / 7 Nights

Travel Style

Connect with Nature and Active Adventure


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

Physical Activity

Moderate activity


Wildlife Reserve, National Park, Small Towns/Villages and Rainforest


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


  • Go looking for turtles and wildlife in two of the best preserved national parks
  • Welcome the sunrise paddle boarding in the pacific coast mangroves
  • Star gaze while camping in the ancient Maya city of Tikal 
  • Cycle on  ancient Maya trails to a rural community and maya ruins in the jungle



Fly into Guatemala City on Day 1 to start


Flexible Departure Date
All year


What's Included


7 Nights Boutique Hotel, Eco Lodge and Camping


Bilingual guide and Local guide (not bilingual)


Some meals included (see itinerary)
You will be eating traditional regional Guatemalan dishes and local treats on your trip. In some cases the meals will be home cooked by a local family. Veggie, Vegan and Gluten-free options are available prior notification. Included meals are noted in the itinerary: B= Breakfast, BB=Box Breakfast, L= Lunch, BL= Boxed Lunch, D= Dinner


Air-con bus, Private van, Taxi and Airplane

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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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