Pacific Holidays’ Guatemala-Maya Heartland Tour gives you the unique opportunity to delve into the mystique of the Mayan people and immerse yourself in Central American culture.
When you take this 8-day/7-night trip, you depart from Miami and land in Guatemala City, the high-altitude capital with neighboring active Pacaya Volcano. There, you can peruse On central Plaza Mayor, the art-filled Metropolitan Cathedral, and the National Palace of Culture. You’ll have plenty of time, staying three nights in a double-occupancy room in the first-class Barcelona or deluxe Westin Camino Real.
Next, you stop for an overnight rest in a first-class, double occupancy room in Porta del Lago at Lake Atitlan or a deluxe room in Atitlan Hotel in the same city or the Mayan Inn at Chichicastenago. While there, you can souvenir shop at Chichicastenago’s famous local market. The next day you’ll visit Lake Atitlan. where there’s ample opportunity to explore the village of Santiago Atitlan and the effigy of the Maya god, Maximon. From there you head to Antigua to view the colonial city’s historic and architectural highlights.
The next leg of your journey sends you on a flight to Flores, where you’ll transfer to Tikal for a two-night stay in a double-occupancy room in the first-class Casona del Lago or deluxe Camino Real. There, you’ll explore Yaxha National Park, as well as the main temple. Then you come full circle, back through Guatemala City on your way back to Miami.
This amazing 8-day/7-night trip starts from $1,970 with departures leaving Miami each week. It includes round-trip international coach-class airfare from Miami on Avianca Airlines, domestic Guatemala flights and round-trip airport transfers. The packages also include daily breakfast and one lunch. But you can immerse yourself in the local culinary scene when you pay for your remaining meals. The tour also includes comprehensive sightseeing excursions by coach or car, complete with an English-speaking guide and attractions admission at each stop.
The Guatemala-Maya Heartland Tour is an incredible opportunity to get a firsthand look at Central America’s ancient ruins and learn about the Guatemala-Mayan Heartland.