Guatemala's Mayan Legacy

Guatemala's Mayan Legacy

Guatemala’s Mayan Lagacy

13 days – 12 nights

Guatemala City, Chichicastenango, Lake Atitlan, Antigua Guatemala, Orquigonia, Coban, Semuc Champey, Polochic Valley, Copan, Quirigua, Rio Dulce, Flores, Yaxhá, Tikal

Adventure, Discovery, Culture, Archeology


This program may be operated for individuals or for groups


The Guatemalan Maya Legacy encompasses some of this ancient civilization’s most impressive sites with glyph-covered stelae, giant pyramids and vast temples scattered over many kilometers through the tropical rainforests. The Mayans' impressive achievements included a calendar system, knowledge of astronomy, the creation of agricultural terraces and intricate metalwork, including gold, silver and copper. Many of the largest Mayan sites appear to have been abandoned by around 150 CE. While the cause is unknown, archaeologists have speculated that their advanced agricultural systems and love of stucco plastering could have resulted in their demise.


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Tour includes

·  Roundtrip airfare New York/Guatemala

·  Roundtrip transfers between airports and hotels

·  12 nights’ accommodation at chosen hotels:

o Guatemala City 3 nights

o Chichicastenango 1 night

o Lake Atitlan 1 night

o Antigua Guatemala 1 night

·  Meals

o American breakfast daily

o 2 barbeque lunches

o 9 dinners

·  Visit to Chichicastenago

·  Excursion to Lake Atitlan

·  Visit Sololá Market

·  Motor launch ride to Santiago Atitlan

·  Tour of colonial Antigua Guatemala

·  Visit the Biotopo del Quetzal conservation Center

·  visit Orquigonia orchid farm

·  Transfer by a 4x4 open-air vehicle from main highway to Semuc Champey

·  Excursion to Cahabón underground river

·  Tour of Copan archeological site

·  Visit Quirigua stelae complex

·  Stay at Rio Dulce tropical forest

·  Tour of Yaxha archeological site

·  Visit Topoxté archeological site

·  Tour of Tikal archeological site

·  Excursion to Tikal Archeological site

·  Entrance fees to visiting sites

·  Tips to porters at hotels

·  Guatemala/Copan border tax

·  Airport Security Tax domestic flight (US$3.00 per person, per flight FRS/GUA)

·  12% VAT and 10% Tourism (Inguat) Tax

·  The permitted luggage weight for the domestic flight is 20 pounds* for checked luggage and 10 pounds for hand luggage per person.


*The airline will charge US $1.00 for each extra pound upon check-in which has to be paid directly by passenger

Not included in tour

·  International airfare taxes & fees

·  WiFi access at hotels and restaurant

·  Travel insurance

·  All alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks

·  Other meals not mentioned in itinerary

·  Extras and gratuities

·  Early check-in, late check-out

·  Expenses of personal nature

City Hotel Name Tripadvisor
First Class
Guatemala City Barceló Hotel 4.5
Chichicastenango Mayan Inn Hotel 4
Lake Atitlan Porta Hotel del Lago 4
Antigua Guatemala Mesón de Maria Anti-gua 4.5
Coban Park Hotel 4
Copan Marina Copan 4.5
Rio Dulce Hotel Catamaran 3.5
Flores Hotel Del Patio 3.5
Guatemala City Westin Camino Real 4.5
Chichicastenango Mayan Inn Hotel 4
Lake Atitlan Hotel Atitlan 4
Antigua Guatemala Camino Real Antigua 4.5
Coban Park Hotel 4
Copan Marina Copan 4.5
Rio Dulce Hotel Catamaran 3.5
Flores Villa Maya 4

Hotels will be confirmed at time of booking

No. in Party 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5-9 Pax 10-15 Pax
First Class
Double $4,145 $3,389 $3,049 $2,859 $2,449
Triple N/A $3,309 $2,969 $2,779 $2,369
Single $4,689 $3,935 $3,595 $3,405 $2,995
Double $4,395 $3,639 $3,299 $3,109 $2,699
Triple n?A $3,499 $3,165 $2,975 $2,565
Single $5,129 $4,375 $4,039 $3,849 $3,439

Fares available from all US gateways. Prices above are valid through 2022 and may change without notice.

These programs can be customized for individuals and for groups

Changes to this program may be requested by phone (1855-55-TOURS) or using the web FIT Quote Request


·  Airfare

We also be glad to add the necessary airfare from your gateway so you take advantage of our special discounted leisure fares


·  Program

You may add or remove;

o Trip days

o Cities and sites

o Meals


·  Other options

o The program was designed with private services, however, we may substitute shared sightseeing where available

o If you prefer deluxe services we may operate this program including private driver, private guide and concierge service.


·  Quotation

Once we have designed the program the way you want we'll give you a quote within 2 business days.


Tour Code: GT03GUA22CT


·  Lunches and dinners can be arranged for individuals, families and groups at top restaurants or any restaurant requested by you.

·  We can revise the itinerary to spend more time and provide more depth in those areas that you are interested on.

·  Any other changes to the itinerary will be accommodated depending on the facilities available in the area.

·  Car can be upgraded upon request

Group Quotations

·  If you wish to use these programs for your group or as the basis for a customized journey please either call us (1-855-55-TOURS or use the web Group Quote Request.

·  In either case our specialists will work with to refine all the details and they will get you a quote with 2 business days. Quotes may be obtained for the air and land portions of just for the lad journey.

·  Booking both air and land with us will represent savings for you because of our buying power and longtime relationship with the airlines.

We will also may have the choice between regular fares and special leisure fares not available to the public.


Domestic Flights Schedule (TAG Airlines):

Flight # From Airport Departure To Airport Arrival
5U111 Flores FRS 7:55 pm Guatema-la GUA 8:55 pm

Schedules subject to change