Antigua to Acatenango to El Petén, Guatemala

Volcano and Jungle Trekking

Get ready for volcano trekking and Maya ruins in one of the most diverse countries in Central America. This hands-on adventure is for the most active adventurers who are willing to take on a challenge. Start exploring the volcano surroundings of Antigua Guatemala, do an overnight trek on Acatenango Volcano and make your way to the Maya Biosphere Reserve, where you will explore off-the beaten path jungle trails of emblematic Maya cities - Tikal and Uaxactún.

Right for You?

Duration

8 Days / 7 Nights

Travel Style

Active Adventure, Connect with Nature, Historical Sites and Cultural Immersion

Languages

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

Physical Activity

Challenging workout

Location

Volcano, Small Towns/Villages, Rural Communities and National Park

Connect

Wifi: Limited
Cell: Limited
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Speaks: English and Spanish

Highlights

  • Eat delicious local food and regional treats in Antigua and Peten.
  • Camp at 3400m above sea level overlooking Fuego Volcano.
  • Welcome the sunset on a Maya temple in Tikal. 
  • Cycle on ancient Maya trails.

Details

Availability

Flexible Departure Date
All year

Fly into Guatemala City on Day 1 to start

What's Included

Lodging

7 Nights Boutique Hotel 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

Private van, Private car, Other local transport and Airplane

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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

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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