This is a wonderful 12 day Family Vacation, that includes some of the best off the beaten track destinations of Guatemala. Including, Semuc Champey, Ixil Tringle and other highlights of the highlands of Guatemala.
Day 14. Arrive and travel to Antigua Guatemala for 4 nights
A representative of ours will welcome you at the Internactional Guatemala City Airport then tranfer you to your hotel in Guatemala City.
Day 15. Experience an Antigua Walking and street food tour
Today after breakfast, our driver and private guide meet you at your hotel lobby and then continue to the East side of Guatemala, Las Verapaces. This ride will last approx. 6hrs to Coban. Plaece where you will spend three nights.
Day 16. Antigua Free day at Leisure
Early in the morning, you will leave Coban for a day trip to Semuc Champey, enjoy a fantastic ride with panoramic views, mountains and enjoy a nice off the beaten track adventure, in 4 x 4 truck - then reach to the famous pool of Semuc Champey a Natural paradise settle in the middle of mountains of Las Verapaces and the River Cahabon. Swim and clim to the look out of Semuc. In the afternoon return to Coban for the rest of the night.
Day 17. Leisure day trip to Hunal Ye
1hr away from Coban, is the park of Hunal Ye, fantastic place for the family to explore, enjoy, hike, swimm and even go tubing or horseback riding. Decide the activities at the park upon arrival. Have lunch at the Hunal Ye restaurant or picnic lunch. The travel back to your hotel.
Day 18. Travel to The Ixil Region of Guatemala
After breakfast, leave Coban to the Cuchumatanes area, place where the Ixil Triangle is. Here you will travel for about 6hrs. with stop en route, take many pictures of the mountains and rivers. Spend two nights at the Hacienda San Antonio, best location with amazing panorama views of the village of Acul. Relax and enjoy your time with cheese and wine.
Day 19. Morning Horseback Riding & Free Afernoon
9:00m - The horses will be ready for your horseback riding adventure. The adventure takes 3hrs to 4hrs on horses, exploring small Mayan Settlements, rivers and gorgeous views. After a nice morning, return to the Haienda for lunch, and relax the rest of the day.
Day 20. Day trip to a famous market of Guatemala - Quetzaltenango
Explore the market of Chajul, it is known as one of the most colorful and traditional markets of Guatemala. Here locals still practice ancient ways of trading and of course the colors and the village itself will give you a fantastic experience and the opportunity to know more about our country. After a nice visit of the market we then travel to Quetzaltenango, have lunch en route at a nice local restaurant and spend two nights in Xela.
Day 21. Day hike to Volcan Laguna Chicabal
Get ready for a day out and climb one of our most sacred sites of Guatemala. La Laguna Chicabal is a crater lake know as the sacred place of the ancitne Mayan people, and still now locals will come here to practice mayan ceremonies. Your guide will lead you around and arrange a 4 x 4 WD for your adventure and hike for about 1hr up and 1hr down in a very moderate way. After the hike travel back to Quetzaltenango fo the night. Optional visit to the hot-springs of Fuentes Georginas. Please arrange it thru your guide at the time you are in Quetzalteango.
Day 22. Travel to Lake Atitlan for two nights
9:00am - After breakfast, continue with your trip to Lake Atitlan. En route you will stop at a small town of Santa Lucia, place where your hike will start and pass thru small villages, nice views and people farm lands. At the end a nice picknic lunch will be earned with fantastic views of the Lake and Volcanoes.
Day 23. Experience a boat tour around Lake Atitlan
9:00am - Our boat man and private guide will take you to explore Santiago Atitlan, one of the nearby villages across the lake. Explore the local market, art galeries, and visit to the brotherhood of Maximon. After a nice leisure tour, you will have time to heat lunch at a nice appointed Itineary then travel back to your hotel and travel to Antigua Guatemala.
Day 24. Antigua Guatemala - Free Day
Enjoy a free day in Antigua, for you to explore on your own or book a chocolate tour at a nice local village, close to Antigua Guatemala.
Day 25. Travel back home
You adventure will end wiht a short transer to the airport and travel back home - Feliz Viaje!
View of the Cahabon River in Semuc Champey
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