Witness the best of Guatemala in terms of cultural, archaeological, and natural sites on this five day tour. Hike a volcano and explore ancient Mayan ruins!
This tour is perfect for travelers with five days who are excited to see the best of Guatemala. Appreciate the colonial architecture as you stroll along the streets of Antigua Guatemala, feed your hunger for adventure with a hike on an active volcano, take in the island beauty of Flores Petén, and explore the archaeological sites of Tikal.
Duration: 5 days
Start and end location: Guatemala City
Day 1 – Arrival to Guatemala City and Tour of Antigua Guatemala
Your Best of Guatemala Tour starts with pickup at La Aurora Airport in Guatemala City or at your hotel in Guatemala City or Antigua Guatemala. Then you will take a shuttle to Antigua Guatemala and go on a short tour to explore the main points of interest in the city.
Day 2 – Hike Pacaya Volcano
To start your adventure, you will hike the active volcano Pacaya. This unique experience takes around 6 hours and has a low level of difficulty.
Day 3 – Explore the Island City of Flores Petén
Today, you will fly to the region of Petén, where you will learn about the majestic Mayan World. You will be able to explore the lovely landscape of the island city of Flores Petén.
Day 4 – Discover the Ancient Mayan City of Tikal
Tour the ancient Mayan city ruins of Tikal for the whole day. Walk among the ruins, see the animals that inhabit them today, and learn about Mayan history. You can look forward to seeing the impressive Tikal Temple, also known as the Temple of the Great Jaguar.
Day 5 – Fly Back to Guatemala City
You will take a flight in the morning from Flores Petén to Guatemala City. Your trip comes to an end with drop off in Guatemala City at your hotel or at the airport.
After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.