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guatemala with Ursula Hosting
9 Nights  

Hello, 

Thank you again for considering traveling with us to beautiful Guatemala!!  The country is beautiful, and I am sure you are going to love it. 

 

I would like to present to you a plan for your trip I think you are going to love.  Please review it and let me know if there are any questions, comments or anything else you would like me to add.  

In summary, this package would include: 

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  • Transportation between locations

    • From airport to hotel in Guatemala City Hotel

    • From Guatemala City airport to Antigua​ (1.5 hrs)

    • From Antigua to Lake Atitlan (1.5 - 2 hrs)

    • From Lake Atitlan to Guatemala City Airport (3 hrs)

    • Private lake transfer to Hotel from Panajachel

    • Private lake transfer from the hotel to Panajachel

  • Round trip flights to/from Flores (Tikal)

    • Including pick up at hotel​

  • Accommodations for 2 - 9 nights

    • 1 night in Guatemala City

    • 1 night in Flores (Tikal)

    • 4 nights in in Antigua

    • 3 nights in Lake Atitlan

  • Activities / Transportation​

    • Tikal - Guided tour of ruins

    • Antigua - Volcano Pacaya Hike

    • Antigua - Coffee Tour 

  • Breakfast and meals as described below.  

  • Concierge services before and during your trip. We know the city and can recommend and help with reservations at restaurants, shows, and setting up transportation in advance. 

Itinerary 

Day One

  • Arrival - Your private taxi will be waiting for you outside the airport to drive you to your hotel in Guatemala City.

  • Hotel: 5 Star Hote

  • Free evening. 

  • Early pick up next day. 

Day Two/Three

  • Day Two

    • 4:30 AM - Depart to Tikal - You will be picked up at the hotel to be driven to the Guatemala City airport. 

      • Info about pick up and driver is provided

    • 06:00 AM - Guatemala to Flores

      • Info about flight is provided

    • Meet tour staff at the airport exit.

    • They will take you to the Tikal National Park. 

      • Entry fee and Lunch are included. 

    • Standard or luxury Hotel 

      • Back to the hotel to relax at the end of the day. 

  • Day Three

    • Next morning, tour to the Mayan ceremonial site of Yaxha. 

      • Entry fee is included. 

      • Lunch is included.

    • 08:15 PM - Return Flight to Guatemala City

      • Info about flight is provided

    • 09:10 PM - Arriving late afternoon back to Guatemala City.

      • Private transportation will be waiting for you at the airport to take you to Antigua (Approx 1.5 to 2 hrs) 

Day Three to Seven 

  • Day Three

    • ​10:30 PM: Arrival in Antigua. Check in at hotel

    • Hotel - 5 Star Hotel

    • Free Evening

  • Day Four - Free Day

    • ​Enjoy walking around, exploring the ruins, plazas, and restaurants.

      • ​Let me know if you would like a walking tour or ask the hotel concierge for assistance and recommendations. 

  • Day Five

    • 08:00 AM - 02:00 PM - Pacaya Volcano Hike:  You will be picked up at the airport and taken to the volcano for a hike that should last a couple of hours.  You will get close to to the top, enjoy incredible views, and more.  ​

      • Please bring cash to pay for the entrance to the park, and rent horse, etc.​

  • Day Six

    • 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM  - Coffee Far tour and ATVs.  You will meet the group at a meet up point, and join them on a trip to learn about the coffee growing process, taste great coffee, and ride ATVs around the city. 

    • Dinner - I can make reservations, and also provide recommendations for you to check out on your own.

  • Day Seven

    • 11:00 AM - Transfer to Lake Atitlan (Panajachel). Driver will come pick you up at this time.  If you would like to depart earlier, let me know in advance, and we can try to reschedule.  

      • The driver will take you to Panajachel (2.25 hours) where the Pier (Muelle) Tzanjuyu is located. This is where you can catch the boats that will take you to the hotel. 

      • I have arranged for a private transfer across the lake fo you.

Day Seven to Ten 

  • Hotel by Lake

    • Hotel info is provided

  • While in Atitlan, you will enjoy the tranquility of the area.  

  • We can coordinate experiences and activities for you.  I am not including them yet here, but they could include kayaking, hiking, hopping the towns around the lake, and more.  

    • We can plan in advance, or you can play it by ear once you are there with the hotel. ​

  • While in Atitlan, you have two options to move around, public or private transfers. 

    • Public transfers go around frequently, and cost about 25Q (Less than 4 USD), but Please confirm price before getting on lancha.  

    • Private transfers can be arranged in advance, and price should not be more than 25 USD (200Q)

  • Dinners - hotel offers all meals, but you can also have dinners at places near the hotel. We can list options for you once reservations are confirmed.

 

Day Ten

  • 06:00 AM - Departure towards Guatemala City.  

    • First, private boat will com get you to take you to Panajachel

    • In Panajachel, driver will be waiting to drive you to Guatemala City Airport. You should be arriving around 10AM.

  • 12:45 PM - Flight back to the US. 

PLAN COST

The cost of the above plan was $4500 for two back in 2022.  

Information about night life,  restaurants, and additional options for activities will be provided. 

Let me know if there are any questions, special requests, or changes.  We can continue to tailor this plan until you are completely satisfied. 

THANK YOU 

Examples of Accommodations

Antigua - Guatemla (4 nights)

  • I want for you colonial, elegant, green, beautiful, with great views and full of history. 

  • I am suggesting two types of accommodations to choose from.  

    • Option 1 will be 5 star hotels, with outdoor pool, spa, located in old convents, and great service 

    • option 2 will be 4 star hotels that offer great service as well, but they are a bit smaller. Less options in the premisses.

  • Breakfast is served in all, but included in some.  

  • All considered rooms have two beds. 

  • When indicating the cost at the bottom, I will show the difference in price for each option.

Lake Atitlan (3 nights)

  • I have a great hotel by the water, beautiful architecture, and great service. 

  • ​Space is a bit more limited there, so rooms are smaller, but with incredible views.
  • Room has a balcony, seating area, and a double and a single bed
  • Breakfast is not included, but it is about $6 p/p if you want to order it at the hotel.

Tikal (1 night)

  • We have the option for a standard hotel or a "luxury hotel"

  • Both have 2 double bed rooms, with a pool, and great views

  • Breakfast and 2 lunches are included.

Guatemala City (1 night)

  • 5 star hotel, in a safe walkable area for the first night.

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