Antigua, El Paredon and Tikal, Guatemala

Mangroves, Sea Turtles and Jungle Maya Ruins

Explore remote beaches and diverse jungles on an 8 day adventure that will bring you close to the unique nature and wildlife of Guatemala! Look for turtles in the mangroves of El Paredón and head to the Maya Biosphere Reserve for wildlife sightings on ancient Maya trails and temples. Stay in beautiful eco lodges, swimin pristine bodies of water, visit the remote Maya village of Uaxactún, and enjoy amazing  sunsets atop ancient temples. 

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Duration

8 Days / 7 Nights

Travel Style

Connect with Nature and Active Adventure

Languages

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

Physical Activity

Moderate activity

Location

Wildlife Reserve, National Park and Small Towns/Villages

Connect

Wifi: Limited
Cell: Limited
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Speaks: English and Spanish

Highlights

  • 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

Details

Schedule

Fly into Guatemala City on Day 1 to start

Availability

Flexible Departure Date
All year

What's Included

Lodging

7 Nights Boutique Hotel, Eco Lodge and Camping

Guide

Bilingual guide and Local guide (not bilingual)

Food

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

Transport

Air-con bus, Private van, Taxi and Airplane

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Locally Owned Social Enterprise

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

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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