Journey Guatemala Package


Discover a side of Guatemala few visitors have a chance to explore: the fascinating western highlands regions of Guatemala, Ixil Triangle, Chajul, Acul. Known for their outstanding and colorful costumes and traditional markets untouched by modern times, holding fast to their richly diverse cultural identities. Your journey begins in Antigua Guatemala, not far from Guatemala City, and travels westward into the highlands, Antigua, Chichicastenango and then Ixil Triangle. Here you’ll meet the Ixiles renowned for their fascinating way of living, the Chichicastencos with their unforgettable Colorful Market in Central America…

Voltan Adventures customizes your Guatemala Vacation

You get:

Quality service at best value
Authentic travel experiences
Expert Travel advice

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  • Lake Atitlan & Volcanoes
  • Tikal and Grand Jaguar Temple
  • Share with Locals, for a last time experience
  • Woman taking Flowers for the Saint Day in Guatemala
  • Traditional Homes in the Highlands of Guatemala
  • Traditional Costumes Guatemala
TRIP HIGHLIGHT

  • Two UNESCO world heritage Antigua and Tikal
  • Adventure in Lake Atitlan in Kayaks
  • Explore traditional Market of Ixil region
  • Explore the Market of Chichicastenango
  • Horseback riding in the Cuchuatanes, Acul Area
  • Mayan Ruins of Iximche
TRIP AT GLANCE
  • (Day 1): Airport transfer & Antigua Hotel
  • (Day 2): Antigua Cultural Waking Tour
  • (Day 3): Antigua free day at Leisure
  • (Day 4): Iximche Mayan Ruins tour & Travel to Lake Atitlan
  • (Day 5): Lake Atitlan & Cultural Experience by boat
  • (Day 6): Half day Kayaking Adventure
  • (Day 7): Free Day Lake Atitlan at Leisure
  • (Day 8): Transfer to Ixil Triangle
  • (Day 9): Experience the Traditional Market of Chajul
  • (Day 10): Horseback or Hiking Adventure & Travel to Chichicastenango
  • (Day 11): Chichicastenango Market – Fly to Petén, Flores, Tikal
  • (Day 12): Day trip to Tikal
  • (Day 13): Fly back home
DETAILED DESCRIPTION

Discover a side of Guatemala few visitors have a chance to explore: the fascinating western highlands regions of Guatemala, Ixil Triangle, Chajul, Acul. Known for their outstanding and colorful costumes and traditional markets untouched by modern times, holding fast to their richly diverse cultural identities. Your journey begins in Antigua Guatemala, not far from Guatemala City, and travels westward into the highlands, Antigua, Chichicastenango and then Ixil Triangle. Here you’ll meet the Ixiles renowned for their fascinating way of living, the Chichicastencos with their unforgettable Colorful Market in Central America and Lake Atitlan known as one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. Explore sacred sites, amazing landscaping, and get a glimpse of mayan life as you mingle with locals at lively village markets. You’ll also visit the vast Ancient Mayan Ruins of Tikal in the middle of the Jungle of Peten, see the magnificent Grand Jaguar Temple, and stay at beautiful accommodation right close to the Itza Lake. Join us for a mind-opening journey into the very heart of Guatemala!

ACTIVITIES
  • Market Tours / History  Tours / Gourmet Dining / Boat Travel / Walking Tours / Mayan Ruins / Kayaking Tours
FEATURES
  • Leisure / Spectacular Scenery / Best guides / Great  Accommodations / Excellent Reviews
PLACES VISITED

Antigua Guatemala, Lake Atitlan,  Chajul, Chichicastenango, Tikal

DEPARTURE DATES

Dates are flexible and customized for private departures

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1: Airport transfer & Antigua Hotel

A Representative of Voltan Adventures will meet you at Guatemala City International Airport then travel by private transportation to Antigua Guatemala hotel for three night.

What’s Included: Transfer, accommodation, breakfast

Day 2: Antigua Cultural Waking Tour

Walking tour of Antigua Guatemala you will be met by your guide at your hotel and have half day private cultural walking tour of Antigua, after the tour your guide will company you back to your hotel where you will have time to enjoy the rest of the day by yourself.

What’s Included: Transfer, accommodation, breakfast

Day 3: Antigua free day at Leisure

Today we have left you a free day for you to enjoy this colonial city, and explore by your own, read a book or request a different tour. You can send us an email prior to book this package and customize it for you. We have great suggestions for things to do in Antigua.

What’s Included: Transfer, accommodation, breakfast

Day 4: Iximche Mayan Ruins tour &  Travel to Lake Atitlan

Today, a representative of Voltan Adventures will meet you at your hotel, then continue to Lake Atitlan, with a short smoothly guided tour of Iximche Mayan ruins. Iximche once was the first capital of Guatemala, where our Kaqchikel Mayan people have their origins. Overnight at selected hotel in Lake Atitlan.

What’s Included: Transfer, accommodation, breakfast

Day 5: Lake Atitlan & Cultural Experience by boat

Private Full-day tour of the Mayan villages around Lake Atitlan, San Juan and Santiago. Meeting local people, local artist, learning about the culture and much more. At the end of the tour return to your hotel to enjoy the sunset and take as many pictures of our Guatemala’s most beautiful Atitlan lake.

What’s Included: transfer, accommodation, breakfast

Day 6: Half day Kayaking Adventure

This half day kayaking adventure is the perfect combination for you to learn more about daily life of Atitlan people, as you paddle you will enjoy beautiful views of the lake and volcanoes that will connect you even more with nature.

What’s Included: Transfer, accommodation, breakfast

Day 7: Free Day Lake Atitlan at Leisure

Today we have given you a free day to explore and relax right before continuing to your next destination.

What’s Included: Accommodation, breakfast

Day 8: Transfer to Ixil Triangle

Today you will travel by private transportation to the Region of Ixil, and spend two nights. En route to Ixil region, you will have a lunch experience with local family from Sacapulas.

What’s Included: Transfer, accommodation, breakfast

Day 9: Experience the Traditional Market  of Chajul

Explore Traditional Market of Chajul After breakfast, you will travel to Chajul Market, known as one of the less explored destinations in Guatemala. Chajul is one of the most affected regions in Guatemala by Civil War and now days they enjoy the freedom since 1996.

What’s Included: Transfer, accommodation, breakfast

Day 10: Horseback or Hiking Adventure & Travel to Chichicastenang

Morning Horseback riding or Hiking Our horses will be ready right after breakfast, and then continue along nice wide trail, with the nice views of Acul valley, rivers and little people’s homes with smoke coming out from their kitchens…and people on their way for work. After the tour you will travel to Chichicastenango for an overnight.

What’s Included: Transfer, accommodation, breakfast

Day 11: Chichicastenango Market – Fly to Petén, Flores, TikalMorning Horseback riding or Hiking Our horses will be ready right after breakfast, and then continue along nice wide trail, with the nice views of Acul valley, rivers and little people’s homes with smoke coming out from their kitchens…and people on their way for work. After the tour you will travel to Chichicastenango for an overnight.

What’s Included: Transfer, accommodation, breakfast

Day 12: Day trip to Tikal

A representative of Voltan Adventures will meet you at your hotel, and then continue by private transport to the ancient Mayan ruins and world heritage of Tikal. You will explore the site and its principal highlights, as you walk thru the jungle, you will be able to hear the hauler and spider monkeys and many birds that will make your trip unforgettable. After the tour you will be dropped off at the airport the fly back to Guatemala City for the last night.

What’s Included: Transfer, accommodation, breakfast

Day 13: Fly back home

Our driver will meet you at your hotel in Guatemala City then drive you to the airport right on time to connect with your onward flight back home.

What’s Included: Transfer, breakfast

PRICE

Voltan Adventures recommends the following guidelines for customized Journey Guatemala Package, excluding international flights

 USD $480 – $800+ per person per day

 Minimum USD $320 per person per day

Minimum USD $230 per person per day

The customized package will include accommodations, airport transfers and other transportation within Guatemala, guided tours or activities, unique experiences, trip planning, and support during your trip.

Please inquire for a custom quote. The price is customized based on final accommodation choices, travel dates, and other custom preferences.

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  • Trusted Reviews

Every single guide and driver was always on time and a delight to be with. The truly were seasoned pros with a ton of experience and knowledge! I’m so happy that I made that choice with Voltan Adventures! Highly recommended!

guatemala markets By Ken Pao


A highlight of all of our group of three was the weekly market at Chajul, which was filled with women in their bright red traje, selling local produce. Other interesting stops included lunch with a local family in Acul, a visit with the old gentleman who guatemala markets By Linda Smith


I highly recommend Voltan if you want to really understand the history and culture of this fascinating Ixil region. guatemala markets By BetsyTwicks

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Journey Guatemala

Journey Guatemala + Ixil Triangle, colorful Markets, Lake Atitlan, Antigua and Tikal

Journey Guatemala

Our Journey through Guatemala visits destinations known for their unique natural beauty, history, and cultural traditions. Begin with a morning of sophisticated private touring in Antigua Guatemala…


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