Guatemala Roundtrip, 15 Days – 14 Nights code ADQ-C

COLLECTIVE TOUR - ESCORTED GROUP

Dear Traveler, welcome to a great tour at an affordable price.This wonderful trip ¨MUNDO MAYA¨ has the most beautiful elements is Guatemala. We visit the best natural assets of the country, we will also witness the traditions of the indigenous people. Guatemala has lots to offer: amazing archeological sites and tropical jungles such as: Tikal, Quirigua, Yaxhá, Topoxté, and Copan ruin's (Honduras). Your will ride on a small boat trough the jungle and see the most amazing landscapes and wild life. The tour stars by visiting the colonial jewel of Antigua Guatemala and then, travel to the highlands of Sololá and Quetzaltenango where you will see the most beautiful and colorful markets, without forgetting the local people and the most important market of all, Chichicastenango. When we exit the highlands, we will begin with the Mayan route using the same ways the ancient merchants used.

  • Itinerary: 15 days, Small group, Collective Tour.
  • Themes: Archaeology and Mayan culture
  • 6 archeology's sites
  • Transportation: Internal flight, private bus or motor coach
  • Standard Hotel Category
  • 17 Meals
  • Escorted Tour with an English Profesional Guide all days
  • 1 night at the coffle ranch
Int. Flight- Antigua - Atitlan - Chichi -Totonicapan - Tikal- Yaxha - Topoxté -Quirigua - Copan Honduras

*This is only an indicative itinerary, please contact us for special demands.

Arrival in Guatemala
1st day - Sat : We will welcome you at the airport, and then transfer you at the hotel.
Guatemala - Antigua -B
2nd day- Sun : Visit of the Antigua city - The Spanish Colonial style permeates every part of the town: its houses, churches, squares, parks and ruins, also its traditions and folklore as well. Antigua is a city of charm and color where you can see and buy an overwhelming variety of attractive, handmade products that honor the traditions of generations of artisans the central park, the stone roads, the fountains, and its traveling merchants - Night at the hotel.
Antigua - Lago Atitlan -BL
3rd day-Mon: 7h15 Breakfast – Check out – 8h30 Transfer to Music Museum- 11h30 Transfer to San Antonio for visit the Mayans Women's Art Center, the women's make a lot textiles products - Typical lunch servided - 14h We will go to Panajachel traveling throw the post classic site of Iximche. Then, we will fast visit the Sololá village to see the enormous market and will continue to Panajachel. Night at hotel.
Lago Atitlan - Patulul -BD
4th day-Tue: 7h15 Breakfast - 8h45 Boat ride on the most beautiful lake of the world –– Visit of the village oh the Santiago, home of the mayan Saint Maximon – Swim in the lake – Visit of San Pedro La Laguna – Lunch – 14h soft hike (1hr) around the lake - 16 Transfer to Patulul – 19h30 Dinner at the ranch– Night at the ranch.
Patulul - Panajachel -BL
5th day-Wed: 7H Breakfast (Taste the finca’s famous coffee) – 8H15 Hike of your choice with a local guide : Tropical trees plantation (2hrs) or Jungle expedition (3hrs) – 12h Lunch at the ranch – 13h00 Visit of a coffee transformation factory – 15H Transfer to Panajachel (Suggested equipment : insecticide, water, binoculars, hat, sunscreen, hiking shoes)
Panajachel - Chichicastenango - Totonicapan -B
6th day-Thu: 7h15 Check out – Transfer to famous village of Chichi , situated at 2090 meters high. 9h Breakfast –In the morning, we will go to the market where Indians give a beautiful show with their colored clothes. In front of San Tomas church, we will be able to assist at some strange pagan rites. 15h will continue to Quetzaltenango department, which is the second city of Guatemala situated at 2300 meters high. We will visit the village of San Andres Xecul and here famous colored church. Night at the Totonicapan village, an old maya city.
Totonicapan - San Francisco - Guatemala City-B
7th day-Fri : 7H Breakfast – Check out – Visit of the villages Zunil and Almolonga where an incredible market of vegetables take place due to a very fertile volcanic ground. Visit of the big market of San Francisco El Alto. – Transfer to Guatemala City - Night at the hotel.
Guatemala City - Copan Honduras -B
8th day-Sa : 7H Breakfast – Check out – Departure for Copan City - 11H Free time for swimming and lunch at El Atlantico (Rio Hondo) – 14H Continuation to Honduras Border - Night at Copan City.
Copan - Livingston -BD
9th day-Sun : 7H Breakfast – Check out – 8h Transfer to Copan ruins and visit the famous archeology site. 11h30 Transfer to the Guatemala border - 13h Lunch - Continuation to Puerto Barrios - Transfer by boat to Livingston, which inhabitants are garifunas, former slaves of African extraction - Diner - Night at the eco hotel.
Livingston- Rio Dulce -BL
10th day-Mon :7H Breakfast – Check out – 8h Boat ride on the Caribbean sea towards Livingston which inhabitants are garifunas, former slaves of African extraction. - Free time for swimming and lunch at the tropical beach Playa Blanca - 14h We continue in our water expedition across Rio Dulce, we will visit lagoons, a bird island, and a handicraft shop - Visit of a jungle school (Aktenamit) among an exuberant vegetation - Night at the jungle lodge.
Rio Dulce -Flores -B
11th day-Tue : 7h Breakfast- 8h Transfer to Laguna el Paraiso where you will enjoy a bath in sulphur waters which are known for their medical properties. The pond is located in the middle of a tropical forest, surrounded by vegetation. If we have a time, visit of the Castillo San Felipe in a tropical framework, an old Spanish bastion which protected the entrance of the lake Izabal from the pirates and buccaneers –Lunch - Transfer to the Flores island in the department of Petén. Night at the hotel.
Flores - Yaxha -B
12th day-Wed : 8H Breakfast – Check out – 9H Boat ride to ARCAS an animal rescue center – Lunch - 14h Transfer to the archaeological site of Yaxhá, located in the heart of the mayan biosphere. This region has an amazing value in archaeological treasures, as well as wild life, including birds, mammals and reptiles - Visit the archeology site Yaxha at the and of the afternoon we will have the chance to see the sunset from the top of the highest temple 216 of the site. –Dinner- Night in an jungle lodge hot
Yaxha - Tikal -B
13th day-Thu : 7h Breakfast- 9h We will take a boat towards the island of Topoxté, another archaeological site where we might see the Moreletti crocodile. After lunch we will transfer to Tikal National Park –Dinner- Night in an jungle lodge hotel.
Tikal - Guatemala City-B
14th day-Fri : 7h Breakfast - 8h Visit of this site, surrounded of a jungle whose trees can reach 40 meters in height. In addition to the beauty of the temples and pyramids, the majesty of the forest which shelters parrots, monkeys and innumerable birds, offers a splendid framework - 14h Transfer to the Flores airport, and flight to Guatemala city. Night at the hotel.
Guatemala City- Departure -B
15th day-Sat : Transfer at the airport of Guatemala city.

Incredible Adventure ! You most see the MUNDO MAYA

Codes: (B) Breakfast (L) Lunch (D) Dinner

This package included:
• 9 nights in comfortable hotels according your choice: Buget-Standard-Superior-Category. Double occupancy.
• 4 nights in comfortable jungle lodges - 1 night at the coffee farm
• Private boat ride in Atitlan Lake, Rio Dulce and Yaxha
4 Markets
• 17 Meals
6 Archeology's sites: Tikal, Quirigua, Yaxha, Topoxté and Copan Honduras.
• Internal one way flight from Sta. Elena to Guatemala City
• Driver and Tour Leader
• Antigua City Tour

Not Included:
• International flight
• Meals not mentioned
• Drinks and personal expenses.
• Airport tax
• Tips
• Other options and museum entrances

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HOW to BOOKING your COLLECTIVE TOUR ?:
1) Prior to choose your date ¨Group Scheduled Departures¨ for this Colective Package Tour.

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2) Then, look our TOUR OPERATOR price:

Price per Person in US Dollars: $____ usd, pp. - Double occupancy - The group go on with a min. 6 participants.
Surcharge for Person in Single Room $ ____
Surcharge for Person in High Saison $_____

3) Choose your rooming occupancy: Single, Twin, Triple

4) To subscribe You can reserve space free for up to 30 days before departure, then a $300 us deposit per person is due. Full payment due 30 days prior to departure.

5) Ask for availabilities and your reservation number.

* Reservation: Reservations will be done as soon as tour, NOT RESERVATION HAS BEEN DONE SO FAR! Min $300 us for your reservation. Look for prince & form Choose departure dates Look for other destination More information

HOW to BOOKING your PRIVATE AND EXCLUSIVE TOUR? :

The ¨Private Package Tour¨is a private tour, has ideal for the traveler couple or private groups who want to travel prefer hotels with category up graded , and who want to be guaranteed a private room with comfort. The visits are escorted with an Tour Leader, private vehicle and locals guides.

1 How many people are going to travel and how many adults and children?
2 Which your meal plans?
3 How much of days are able for you to travel?
4 If you are going to travel we need to know the day that is going to come and return from Guatemala?
5 Choose your category of hotels: Budget, Standard, or Superior.
6 Which your rooming occupancy: Single, Twin, Triple
7 Do you want an English Speaking Tour Guide for all days
8 Or an English Speaking Tour Guide only at the highest point of the interests
9 Or just the service of the hotel, vehicle with driver?
10 Or our Collective Package Tour web site? Choose the date.

*Available accommodation:¨Standard Plus and Superior¨category hotel, offered in single/twin & triple rooms.

 You can reserve space free for up to 45 days before departure, then a deposit of the 50% ($USD). Full payment due 30 days prior to departure. * Before to make deposit, ask for an confirmation number.

PAYMENTS

Payments will be in advance, either by bank transfer to any of our accounts or by check payable to AVENTURES TROPICALES SA . There will be no refund for no show.* Before to make deposit, ask for an confirmation number.

* International airfare is not included

General Info
Clothing Tips:
This is a casual tour. Casual wear is suggested for sightseeing and daytime traveling. Dress code for evenings is casual. Suit jackets for men and dresses for women are never required on the Guatemala tour. It is recommended to wear drip-dry clothing (such as that offered by Columbia, Ex: Officio and Travel smith) in the rainforest. Also, pants that zip at the knee to convert into shorts are very comfortable in the rainforest. According to itinerary, an hot jacket for the trek at the Pacaya volcano.

Recommended Equipment:

• Flash light
• Comfortable shoes
• Sun block
• Swim suit
• Cap
• Water bottle
• Sweater
• Bug repellent
• Cape

What is included in the tour price?
According to package described: Airport transfers, tips restaurant staff only. English Tour Leader, experienced and fun, ensuring a worry free vacation.

What is not included in the tour price?
Prices do not include air travel, airport porters, airport exit tax, visas, phone calls, laundry, all items of a personal nature, extra food and beverages not on the regular menu, and tips to Guides, hotel, restaurants, Boat Driver and Bus Driver. *Museum's entrances.

Can your tours be enjoyed by all age groups?
Usually, you find a mix of different age adult travelers on a Aventures Tropicales. Most tours will be joined by adults of all ages. Children age five (5) and over are welcome, and children usually join tours offered during Christmas holidays, summer vacation and spring break vacation.

How long will each day be?
Touring days begin and end at reasonable hours and include frequent stops. While the occasional early morning departure is necessary, we do our best to ensure a leisurely vacation and you will arrive at your hotels between 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. each day.

How large will my group be?
Group sizes will vary depending on the reserved rooms at the hotels and lodges and the capacity of the ships, trains, and motor coaches used. Usually, group sizes range from 4 to 12 passengers and more if is an special group.

Are meals included?
According to included your Package Style. Included meals for each tour are listed at the beginning of each day. Meals are shown by B (breakfast), L (lunch) and D (dinner). All continental breakfasts are included everywhere. Alcoholic beverages are not included unless specified.

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Aventures Tropicales`s strong buying power gives you great vacations at prices much lower than you can find anywhere. Last year many of our tours sold out quickly. Book early for the date you prefer and the best air fare.

How does Aventures Tropicales sell these tours for such a low cost?
Aventures Tropicales delivers volume to our suppliers, who in turn reward us with their very best prices, we in turn pass these savings on to you, and you reward us by buying our tours. As volume continues to rise, we then receive even better prices from our suppliers, and we pass even greater savings on to you. For the year 2005, our prices are lower than ever and the tours are better than ever.

How satisfied are Aventures Tropicales clients?
The short answer is “very.” Our surveys are uniformly very positive. However we continually strive to improve our tours, (they are often updated several times in the course of one year), we study all client surveys and suggestions for improvement very carefully.


What's included in the travel contract

Sightseeing and transfers by private motor coach as according to group size, ferry transportation as indicated by the individual itineraries. Museum's entrances are not included as noted in each itinerary. Breakfast in most cases is included and continental style. Coffee and tea are included for each meal included from Aventures Tropicales. Other meals are as specified in the individual itineraries. Beverages of any kind ( mineral water, tea, coffee, beer, wine, liquor )are not included with lunch and dinner. Baggage handling at airports and hotels is not included in the tour. However, Baggage is at the owner's risk throughout the tour. Check with your insurance agent about baggage insurance. Services of Tour leader and/or a local English speaking tour guide throughout the tour is included according your ¨Package Deal ¨. All tips to hotel and restaurant personnel, baggage porters are NOT included in the tour.

Specific Information

Aventures Tropicales reserves the right to alter the itinerary of any tour, as needed, if air schedule, surface transportation changes, hotels, craftsperson's schedule or other events beyond our control make alteration necessary.

Specific Restrictions:
Itinerary, schedule, restaurants and hotels can change. This itinerary include adventure and ecotourism parts. Aventures Tropicales is not responsible for cancelled activities due to weather conditions. Tour operator reserve right to modify schedule or itinerary. Tips are not included. (10%) - The passenger to have a respectability for other clients, staffs, local people or environment. All luggage and lost objects are clients responsibility. Any client found using illegal drugs will immediately be told to leave the tour. All buses are no smoking. Equipment supplied by tour operator is client responsibility. According to itinerary, each client must assemble and unassembled his tent.

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RESPONSIBILITIES

Aventures Tropicales SA has a limited responsibility as an operator. Aventures Tropicales SA will not be responsible for damages, losses, accidents, delays, or any other irregularity caused by earthquakes, epidemics, disturbances, etc...Aventures Tropicales SA reserves the right to cancel or change an itinerary. Furthermore, Aventures Tropicales SA consider that the passenger travels with a luggage under his own responsibility and therefore recommends the use of a private insurance for loss and damages.

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