Escape cold weather: Guatemala&Beliz­­­­e trip Q&A: Hike, Dive, Bike, Mayan Ruins

  • December 4, 2013 · 8:00 PM


Q & A .... Come to learn more about our upcoming custom adventure trip to Guatemala and Belize starting December 14, 2013.

Best of Guatemala/Belize: Water Caves, Active Volcano, Mayan Ruins, Macadamia Farm, Biking, Natural Pools, Diving, Snorkeling, Kayaking, Mayan Ceremony 

Organizers: Serafin, Kateryna & Baris 

Dates:  Sat, Dec 14 - Tue, Dec [masked] 

Link to trip on Dec 14th

Price:  $1650   

What we will do:

Day 1 Arrive to Guatemala City. Airport pick up and transfer to Antigua. Walking tour of the city followed by Welcome dinner in a traditional Guatemalan restaurant.

Garden of our hotel in Antigua

Famous clock tower

Day 2 Breakfast.Climb an active volcano Pacaya - one of Guatemala's youngest volcanoes. A relatively easy climb of 1 hour brings us to the fertile shelf just below the cinder cone called "la Meseta." From here we get an awesome view of thousand year old lava flows. Return to Antigua. Dinner at a local restaurant.

Day 3 Breakfast. Visit coffee farm where you can learn about coffee process from the plant to your cup. Visit a museum of Mayan costumes and Musical Instruments. Visit Macadamia farm where we have free Macadamia facial and taste macadamia pancakes. Transfer to Lake Atitlan  - Isla Verde eco lodge. Dinner

Day 4 Lake Atitlan. Isla Verde Eco Lodge. Enjoy lush gardens, organic food,  sunbathe, swim, kayak, take yoga, have a massage, Mayan sauna or an open air hot tub. OPTION 1: Enjoy the great views of lake Atitlan and at the same time the emotion of mountain biking through trails and paths, visiting Mayan villages, the living Maya OPTION 2: Kayaking in Lake Atitlan. It is a relaxing, amazing experience! the views are amazing, the calm waters and crystal clear waters invite for kayaking  OPTION 3: Relax in eco-lodge, get massage, soak in Mayan hot tub, take a Chakra Balancing class. Finish the day with Mayan ceremony. Dinner at the eco lodge. 

Day 5 Breakfast. Transfer to Coban/Semuc Champey - a natural monument that consists of a natural 300m limestone bridge, under which passes the Cahabón River. Enjoy the views of Guatemala country side as we pass through multiple towns and villages. Our guide will tell us about history and nature of the places we see. Visit orchid garden on our way.  

Day 6 Hike through the forest, Soak in the natural beauty of Semuc Champey and swim in pools created by limestone. Visit Lanquin Caves and Rey Marcos Caves and learn about the incredible cave formations from your expert guide. Transfer to Coban.

Day 7 Transfer to Sayaxche. Boat tour to Ceibal. Afternoon transfer to Flores. Dinner.

Day 8 Explore Tikal (Full Day). In the heart of the jungle, surrounded by lush vegetation, lies one of the major sites of Mayan civilization, inhabited from the 6th century B.C. to the 10th century A.D. The ceremonial center contains superb temples and palaces, and public squares accessed by means of ramps. Remains of dwellings are scattered throughout the surrounding countryside.

Day 9 Early morning transfer to Caye Caulker in Belize. Swim, relax on the beach. Night snorkeling tour.

Day 10 Eat Lobsters, snorkel or dive with sharks, turtles, snappers, eels, and thousands of other fishes in crystal clear waters and beautiful coral riffs.

Day 11 Breakfast. Transfer to airport. Fly back home. 

PRICING:

Price: $1650

Deposit: $500 to reserve your spot

Included: US Group leader at all times, English Speaking Local guide at all times in Guatemala, Private van with a driver in Guatemala, Transfer to Belize, Snorkeling Museum and Park Entry tickets, All accommodations in Guatemala and Belize, All activities except Scuba diving in Belize, Guatemala Airport Pick-Up and Belize Airport Drop-Off, All guided tours, Breakfasts. 

Not Included: International Airfare, Scuba Diving tour in Belize (Snorkeling is included), Lunches, Dinners and Beverages.


Link to trip on Dec 14th

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  • 'Rumana C.

    Wish I knew about this earlier; already made plans to go Key West that week. Enjoy and next time I will keep my eyes open for trips like this.

    December 4, 2013

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