Guatemala with Belize Beach Extension
11 Days / 10 Nights
Visit Antigua, take a coffee tour then fly to Peten to explore Yaxha and Tikal which contain some of the most fascinating archaeological remains of the ancient Maya Civilization. Continue from Flores airport to San Pedro in Belize and enjoy a few days in this beach paradise.
Our itineraries are suggestions and are fully customisable according to your needs, interests and budget.
Treat these itineraries as inspiration and one of our experts will create your uniquely tailored holiday with your requests in mind so that you can truly experience Guatemala with Seven Senses.
Day 1. Arrive Guatemala (-/-/-)
Welcome to Guatemala. Your guide and driver will meet you at the airport for your transfer to your hotel in Antigua. Antigua is among the world's best preserved colonial cities in the Americas. It is a magic and captivating small town that makes you feel time might have stopped 300 years ago. From its colonial architecture to its beautiful surroundings; strolling through town on the cobblestone streets, you will experience the splendours of ancient times! A few things you can find in Antigua are art galleries and exhibits, films, coffee shops, amazing cuisine, cute little bars and much more.
Day 2. Antigua Guatemala Walking Tour (B/L/-)
After breakfast your guide will meet you at the lobby of your hotel for your tour in Antigua. The tour includes visit to The Cathedral, San Francisco and La Merced. See breath taking colonial monuments and find out why this city was the bustling centre of the region for the Spaniards. Afternoon at leisure.
Day 3. Coffee Tour & Flight to Peten (B/-/D)
After breakfast your guide will meet you at the lobby of your hotel to transfer you to the Coffee Hacienda. Learn about the coffee process and enjoy a cup of coffee. It’s not only coffee lovers that appreciate this tour. Get close and personal with the whole coffee making process, experiencing the smells, the sights and the flavours of one of the most famous Guatemalan export. Visit an authentic coffee plantation to learn about this production process from hand picking the grain to ready to drink it. After the tour your driver with transfer you to Guatemala City airport for your flight to Flores. Dinner is included at hotel.
Day 4. Free Morning and Yaxhá Sunset Tour (B/-/-)
Enjoy a free morning to relax at your hotel. After lunch on your own, your guide will transfer you to Yaxhá Archaeological site for a beautiful sunset tour. Yaxhá is an archeological site and ancient ceremonial centre of the Mayan civilisation situated in the jungles of northern Guatemala. This site is an unforgettable spot to watch the sunset over the lake from atop of the tallest temple. You will have to depart the hotel at 14:00hrs to be able to make it on time for the sunset. After the tour your guide will transfer you back to the hotel for dinner.
Day 5. Tikal Tour (B/L/-)
After breakfast your guide will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel for your transfer to Tikal National Park. Tikal is the first National Park in Central America. It’s the biggest archeological site in the Americas with 576 km2 of jungle around the ceremonial centre. Tikal was an independent city that bloomed during the late Mayan Classic Period being the wealthiest and most populated city. Its massive constructions, symbol of political and administrative power, as well as its astronomical complex, makes Tikal a magical place that takes you more than a 1000 years back in history. Your guide will show you the layout of the temples, architecture, history, some theories of why they disappeared and if you are lucky a few monkeys, parrots, macaws and toucans will be on site. After the tour enjoy a drink and lunch at a restaurant in the middle of the jungle, then transfer back to your hotel.
Day 6. Transfer to Belize (B/-/D)
With its pristine waters and beautiful beaches, Belize is the perfect destination to practice water sports, such as kayaking, snorkeling or scuba diving. From the 22 cays, Ambergris Cay is the most famous island in Belize. Its located in the Caribbean Sea at only 20 minutes flying time form Belize City. Explore the mangroves and its wildlife, swim in the second largest reef of the western hemisphere or enjoy the island´s nightlife. In the town of San Pedro you can find all sorts of restaurants, hotels and coffee houses.
After breakfast you will be transferred to Flores airport for your flight to Belize City. On arrival, transfer to a local flight to San Pedro. A hotel representative will transfer you to the hotel. Dinner included at your hotel.
Days 7-10. Free Days (B/L/D)
Relax & Enjoy! Break away from the mundane and be pampered by Portofino Beach Resort with this 5 night package which includes the following:
Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner
Champagne in room upon arrival
1 couple's massage
Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Shark Ray Alley snorkeling tour (shared basis)
Full day Lamanai Mayan Ruin adventure (shared basis)
Day 11. Departure (B/-/-)
Transfer to San Pedro airport for your departure flight.
PRICES AND INCLUSIONS
11 DAYS / 10 NIGHTS FROM £3,285 per person + flights
based on minimum 2 people travelling together
The price includes:
Accommodation, Meals as described (B/L/D=Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner), Private boat transfers,
Land transfers on a private basis, entrance fees to the sites visited, activities described in the itinerary, domestic flights Flores-Belize City-San Pedro-Belize City.
The price does not include:
Return flights from the UK to Guatemala. Request a quote from us.
Anything not specifically mentioned above.
Optional tours, camera fees.
Tips to the guide and driver, porters and waiters.
Personal costs such as drinks, laundry, etc.
Peak season surcharges
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