Guatemala & Belize

Oh, the places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss

This meticulously crafted journey through Guatemala and Belize ensures that you experience the very best of both countries. From the cultural riches of Antigua to the lush wilderness of Peten and the idyllic beaches of Ambergris Caye, this expedition promises daily opportunities to immerse yourself in the beauty and wonder of these remarkable nations.

Highlights of the trip

Acatenango Volcano Overnight Hike

Witness the awe-inspiring eruptions of the neighboring Fuego Volcano as you camp on the slopes of Acatenango. This adventure offers a rare chance to get up close and personal with the raw power of nature.

Tikal Ruins

Exploring the ancient Maya city of Tikal in the lush jungles of Peten is a journey back in time. Towering pyramids, intricately carved stelae, and the symphony of exotic birdcalls transport you to a world of ancient wonders.

Semuc Champey

Deep in the Verapaces you’ll find natural terraced limestone pools surrounded by dense rainforests. Hiking through verdant cloud forests and taking a refreshing dip in the turquoise waters here is a nature lover’s dream come true.

Ambergris Caye

Belize’s largest island boasts some of the Caribbean’s most stunning beaches and vibrant underwater ecosystems. Whether you’re snorkeling among colorful coral reefs, relaxing on the white sands, or savoring freshly caught seafood, this island paradise is a highlight of relaxation and aquatic adventure.

Cultural Immersion

Both Antigua and Hopkins offer unique cultural experiences. In Antigua, explore the rich heritage of colonial architecture, artisan markets, and traditional cuisine. In Hopkins, connect with the welcoming Garifuna community, learning about their music, dance, and cuisine, offering a rich tapestry of cultural encounters.

These five highlights represent the diverse tapestry of experiences awaiting you on this 21-day journey through Guatemala and Belize – from thrilling adventures and archaeological wonders to pristine natural beauty and cultural immersion. Each day brings something new to discover and cherish.

Price information

From € 5.290 p.p.

on a double occupancy basis

What is included

  • Accommodations in carefully selected hotels.
  • All breakfasts.
  • Lunchbox and dinner during the climb of the Acatenango volcano.
  • All excursions accompanied by an English-speaking guide.
  • All entrance fees for the excursions included.
  • Transfers mentioned in the itinerary based on private transport.
  • 1% of the revenue will be donated to El Patojismo.
  • Two trees will be planted through the Trees for All CO2 compensation program.

What is not included

  • International airfare to and from Guatemala.
  • Meals not included in the itinerary.
  • Expenses of a personal nature.
  • Travel and/or cancellation insurance.
  • Any vaccinations.

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Days 1 to 5 - Antigua Guatemala

Your adventure kicks off in bustling Guatemala City, where you'll be met with a friendly welcome. From there, we swiftly transport you to the charming colonial town of Antigua.

Here, you can stroll through picturesque cobblestone streets lined with colorful buildings, explore historic churches, and dive into mouthwatering local cuisine.

From day 3 to 4 you’ll experience one of the trip's most exhilarating highlights with the overnight hike to Acatenango Volcano.

Days 5 to 8 - Lake Atitlán

Journey to Lake Atitlán, nestled within the highlands. Marvel at the serene beauty of this volcanic lake surrounded by picturesque villages. Along the way, make a stop at Iximché to explore Mayan traditions, and then continue to soak in the breathtaking views of the three guarding volcanos surrounding the lake.

Days 8 to 11 - Verapaces

Venture into the lush Verapaces region, known for its abundant greenery and waterfalls. Hike through dense cloud forests, discover hidden caves, and witness the dazzling landscapes of Semuc Champey.

Days 11 to 15 - Petén

Travel to the heart of the ancient Maya world in the lowlands of Petén. While en route to the charming and vivid Isla de Flores, take a break to visit the stunning underwater garden of Crater Azul. During the next few days, discover the mystical cities of Yaxhá and Tikal, nestled in the lush jungle, and immerse yourself in history as you stand among towering pyramids and vibrant wildlife. Before departing for Belize, unwind by the shores of Lake Petén Itzá and soak in the astounding energy of the jungle.

Days 15 to 17 - Hopkins

Cross the border into Belize and arrive in the laid-back coastal village of Hopkins. Unwind on pristine beaches, interact with friendly locals, and savor the delectable Creole cuisine.

Days 17 to 20 - Ambergris Caye

Hop over to the paradise island of Ambergris Caye, where you'll have the opportunity for optional snorkeling in crystal-clear waters. Encounter vibrant marine life and relish the relaxed island vibe.

Whether you seek adventure or relaxation, this island has it all. Please note that snorkeling is an optional activity and is not included in the tour, allowing you the flexibility to choose your preferred experience.

Day 21 - Safe travels

As your journey ends, return to Belize City to head back home. Bid farewell to Central America as you relive the unforgettable moments, cultural encounters, and natural wonders of this 21-day expedition.

This inspirational trip is fully customizable to your preferences. Contact us and let us know how you'd like to personalize this journey according to your wishes.

In words of the travellers

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"Paula just mapped out a fantastic trip of 3 weeks where we really, really didn't have to take anything into account. So we could just let ourselves be surprised.”
"We really got to know the whole country in 3 weeks, the people, the culture, and nature. Well, we wouldn't have wanted to do it any other way.”
Fatima & Mike
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