Guatemala

Trips
Antigua has been designated by the U.N. as a World Heritage site
Guatemala Kites and Crafts
Day of the Dead kite festivals, Antigua, and Lake Atitlan
Antigua has been designated by the U.N. as a World Heritage site
Land Cost: $2,495
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Duration:
7 days
Dates:
Oct 30-Nov 5, 2016 or Privately on Request
Participate in Guatemala's fantastic day-long observance of Day of the Dead. Families and whole communities release hundreds of enormous home-made kites to connect to departed loved ones. Also enjoy the scenery and people of Antigua and the highlands, including Lake Atitlan.
Your warm and welcoming guide will meet you in Antigua.
Inside Semana Santa
Holy Week pageantry, indigenous life, and textile traditions
Your warm and welcoming guide will meet you in Antigua.
Land Cost: $3,050
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Duration:
10 days
Dates:
Mar 18-27, 2016 or Privately on Request
Enjoy the effusive pageantry of Holy Week when the streets of Antigua are carpeted with intricate designs of flowers. Visit Mayan markets and villages, learn about the culture and textiles. Choose the week that includes Palm Sunday or Good Friday. Book early!
Antigua's emblematic yellow arch and cobblestone streets
Engaging Antigua and Atitlan
Taking time to go deep into Guatemala's arts and natural beauty
Antigua's emblematic yellow arch and cobblestone streets
Land Cost: $1,975
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Duration:
7 days
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Privately on Request
A flexible design for embracing Antigua and Atitlan. Journeys provides the building blocks, including orientation, guides, and logistical support for your personally-tailored experience. Focus on markets and textiles, or history and archaeology, or hiking on forest and volcano trails.
From the center of colonial Antigua, the vistas and the detail are equally impressive.
Maya Magic
Mayan cultures of Antigua, Lake Atitlan, Highlands, and Tikal
From the center of colonial Antigua, the vistas and the detail are equally impressive.
Land Cost: $3,295
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Duration:
8 days
Dates:
Anytime Start on Sun or Wed
This Guatemala exploration offers a special perspective on Mayan culture, both past and present, and adapts to your specific interests for hiking, nature, crafts, archeology, and contemporary communities.
Overview

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Guatemala is a rich destination for lovers of nature, culture and archaeology. Learn about Mayan history and contemporary culture, experience the colorful markets and textile traditions, and enjoy the volcanic landscapes, extensive rain forests, tropical wildlife, exquisite gardens and friendly people. Most Journeys travelers visit the highlands, Lake Atitlan and Antigua. Many also go to the north to explore Tikal and the Peten Maya Biosphere Reserve.