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11 Night Tour Around Guatemala, including Tikal


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- Tour Quetzal Rojo - 11 nights
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Price: US $2,799 pps

Tour Description

Enjoy Guatemala with this 11-night guided tour that includes plenty of incredible features.

Designed to show you the beauty of “The Land of Eternal Spring” and build a real connection with Guatemala and its people, this itinerary seamlessly blends cultural exploration with the essence of leisure, acknowledging your vacation aspirations.

Anticipate an enriching journey that delves into the heart of Guatemala, revealing its captivating landscapes, diverse heritage, and gastronomic treasures. This distinctive tour promises an unparalleled adventure unlike any other in your travel repertoire.

Duration: 11 nights

Accommodation: 11 nights

Guide: English and Spanish

Tour starting point: Collection at Aurora International Aiport

Group size: 4 to 10 people


  • 11-night accommodation with breakfast.

  • Transport.

  • Guide through the entire tour to teach you about the country, organize everything, and take care of any issues.

  • Antigua walking tour with traditional lunch.

  • Local coffee farm tour with De La Gente and a bag of fresh coffee.

  • Entrance to Alta Mira park

  • Entrance to Iximche and guided tour of the ruins

  • 2 Dinners

  • Entrance to Las Fuentes Georginas.

  • Entrance to Atitlan Nature Reserve.

  • Thermal pool circuit and smoothies in a beautiful spa with incredible view.

  • Internal return flight from Guatemala City to Flores, Peten.

  • Tour of the city of Tikal.


About this activity

  • How to reserve: Please contact us to provide you a one to one experience. You can do this through our website, WhatsApp or to the email

  • Flights can also be booked through us, but this service has an extra fee.

  • General Info

    • Group size up to 10 people.

    • To book privately please contact us through the website.

    • Tour is in English and Spanish.



  • Walking tour of Antigua with local lunch.

  • Coffee farm tour with local farmer who is a part of a non profit cooperative to keep small farmers competitive.

  • Alta Mira with its amazing nature and views.

  • Tour of the ruined Mayan city Iximche and learn about their life and culture of the powerful families that lived there. 

  • Tour of the stunning Lake Atitlan and its Mayan villages.

  • Atitlan Nature Reserve.

  • Natural hot springs in the highlands.

  • Irtra resort

  • 2 hour thermal pool circuit in Santa Teresita Spa.

  • Visit of the famous Mayan city Tikal in north Guatemala

  • Flores Island.


Full description

Day 1 - Arrival Day

  • If you have booked a transfer with us, we will meet you at the airport and get you to our hotel in Antigua.

  • We will have a representative at the hotel.

Day 2 - Guatemalan Breakfast and Walking Tour

  • Travel to a local restaurant for breakfast with an incredible view of active and erupting volcanoes, coffee farms, and Antigua Valley. Your guide will give a pre-tour talk, and we will meet our travel companions. After breakfast, take a guided walking tour of Antigua before a traditional lunch. 

  • Join us for an optional excursion out of Antigua for dinner, tour a famous local microbrewery, sample their beers, and watch the sunset behind the most active volcano in Central America.

Day 3 - Coffee Farm Tour 

  • After breakfast, we will drive to a small local coffee farm and have a tour. 

  • Learn about the coffee business firsthand, from farming and processing, to what the life of a coffee farmer is really like. You will make coffee the traditional way! 

  • You will receive a bag of fresh coffee.

  • In the afternoon, visit famous local park with walks, restaurants, and photo opportunities of incredible views. Here will be our lunch stop.

Day 4 - Lake Atitlan via Iximche. 

  • Iximche was the capital of the Kaqchikel Maya kingdom from 1470. Tour the ruins with your guide and learn about the powerful families who once lived there and what life was like for their subjects.

  • Continue our drive to the lake and stop in the Lakeside town of Panajachel for lunch and time to explore before arriving at our nearby hotel.

Day 5 - Lake Atitlan Boat Tour

  • Learn about the culture and lifestyle of the Mayan village here. We will visit two towns today. First, visit Santiago Atitlan, the home of the Mayan God Maximon, where we will visit one of his shrines. San Juan Atitlan is a unique town filled with music, color, and traditional industries such as coffee farming, beekeeping, weaving, craft work, chocolate producers, fun, and laughter. We have included visits to the beekeepers and the Women Weaving Cooperative. Your guide will give you time to have lunch, explore the rest of the town and visit the famous Mirador with its murals and stunning views.

Day 6 -  Lake Atitlan Nature Reserve, followed by a free afternoon to relax

  • In the morning, we will visit Lake Atitlan Nature Reserve to walk in the native forest and see the local flora and fauna at the lake. See the butterfly geodome, scenic, hike, beautiful plantlife of the forest, hummingbirds, coatis, monkeys, and more. Although not included in the price if you are feeling adventurous, we can even book you in for some ziplining through the forest! Just tell your Tour guide, and they will arrange it for you. 

  • We offer these optional excursions in the afternoon:

    • Traditional Mayan Fire Ceremony with a local shaman. (Afternoon) 

    • Paragliding over the lake (half-day and weather dependent)

    • Stand Up Paddle Boarding and Cliff Jumping (Morning)

Day 7 - Lake Atitlan to Irtra via Las Fuentes Georginas

  • Today we will drive to the Irtra resort where we will spend 2 nights. Break up our journey with a swim in the volcanic mineral rich waters of Las Fuentes Georginas. This is a natural hot spring famous for its natural environment and health benefits.

  • Arrive at lunchtime to our resort and spend the afternoon enjoying the facilities.

Day 8 - Optional Visit to Theme Park(s)

  • Irtra is famous for having the best waterpark in Latin America, and it also counts with a theme park inspired by world architecture and a newly built nature and activities park.

  • Today is your chance to visit one or all 3 of them, but if you are in the mood to relax, stay at the resort and visit the spa, tennis courts, gym, mini-golf, restaurants, bars, swimming pools, and more.

Day 9 - Irtra to Guatemala City via Santa Teresita Spa

  • Today we make the trip to the city. We break up our journey by visiting Santa Teresita Spa, where we will enjoy the thermal pool circuit, moving through the pools of different temperatures. Here we will have our lunch stop.

  • Speak to your guide if you would like to organize a massage or treatment.

  • We will arrive at our hotel in the evening. Tonight dinner is included.

Day 10 - The Amazing Mayan City: Tikal

  • This morning we will take the 45 min flight to Flores and drive 1 hour 15 minutes to the incredible city of Tikal, where we will have a guided tour which is a real highlight as we walk through the northern Guatemalan jungle observing the wildlife and seeing some of the most mysterious pyramids in the world. It is something that you will remember forever!

  • After Tikal, we will arrive at our hotel and have time to wander Flores Island, browsing restaurants and bars.

Day 11 - Fly Flores to Guatemala City

  • Take the morning to enjoy Flores Island (I recommend getting up early for pictures)

  • Take a lunchtime flight to Guatemala City and transfer to the hotel around 4 pm.

Day 12 - Transfer Day

  • The tour ends with an airport transfer


Not included

  • Guide and driver gratuities

  • Extra meals

  • Personal expenses

  • Transfers at the start and finish of the tour. (Easily booked with us)

  • Flights (Easily booked with us)



  • Perfect for people who want to see and experience a lot in 13 days.

  • People who like a comfortable-paced tour.

  • Physically able people (If you can walk, you’re good)

  • Adventurers who still want a comfortable bed.

  • People who appreciate the support of a local tour guide.

  • Curious people who want to learn about Guatemala.

  • People who like a mix of adventure, information, and relaxation.

  • People who want to have fun and new experiences.

  • Scenery lovers and photographers. 


Important information and things to bring

  • Travel Insurance with any tour is essential.

  • Evenings can be chilly, so a hoodie or jacket is a good idea.

  • A raincoat, just in case.

  • Comfortable shoes and a spare pair.

  • Sunscreen.

  • Swimming gear and towel.

  • A camera with plenty of memory.

Tour Quetzal Rojo 11 nights (1)
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Your Tour Guide

Simon Kelly

Simon Kelly

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