Experience a Volcano ascent in Antigua
Enjoy a heli-tour over the Blue Hole in Belize
Explore the ancient ruins of Mayan civilisation in Tikal
Discover the villages on the shores of Lake Atitlan
- Relax on the white-sand beaches at Matachica Resort & Spa
Curated by Olie
Day 1 Arrival Antigua
Upon arrival at the airport you’ll be met by a representative and privately transferred to your accommodation.
The rest of your day will be spent at leisure.
Day 2 Cultural visit of Antigua
Start your day with a visit to the colourful and chaotic Antigua market. Watch as locals go about their daily lives and perhaps buy a few souvenirs.
Afterwards, visit other Antigua landmarks such as Catedral de Santiago, Parque Central, Palacio de los Capitanes Generals and more.
Day 3 Volcano Ascent
Nestled between three volcanoes, Antigua is the perfect starting ground to venture to either Agua (3766m), Fuego (3763m) or Acatenango (3976m).
Start your ascent early for the best views and to reach a good spot for lunch.
Once you’ve descended, the remainder of the day will be at leisure. Your Lightfoot Travel Designer can advise on activities prior to departure. We recommend a cooking class where you’ll learn how to make local delicacies such as corn tamales, subanik, pepian and chuchitos.
Day 4 Antigua - Lake Atitlan
After breakfast you’ll be transferred to Lake Atitlan, a two hour drive away.
After settling in to your accommodation you’ll embark on a boat excursion to discover the villages around Lake Atitlan which include Santiago, San Pedro, San Marcos, San Juan and San Antonio.
Day 5 - 6 Discover Lake Atitlan
The next two days will be spent at leisure to enjoy Lake Atitlan. Go cycling and hiking around the lake, paragliding, zip lining, and strolling through markets. Your Lightfoot Travel Designer can recommend activities prior to departure.
Day 7 Lake Atitlan - Tikal
This morning you’ll catch your onward flight to Tikal, once a powerful Mayan city.
Upon arrival, you’ll be transferred to your accommodation tucked away in the rainforest.
The rest of the afternoon is at leisure. This is your chance to take a stroll through the jungle, looking out for monkeys, toucans and more.
Day 8 Ruins of Tikal
Spend the day discovering the numerous ruins, towering pyramids and impressive structures that Tikal has to offer. A private picnic here can also be arranged.
Day 9 Guatemala - Belize
Depart Tikal in the early morning for your flight to Belize.
After checking into your hotel you’ll have time to unwind on the paradise beach, by the pool, or at the spa.
Day 10 - 13 The Cayes
Spend the next few days soaking up your surroundings.
The Cayes are a beautiful part of the world. As well as being a diver’s paradise, you can also try fishing, snorkeling to Hol Chan and Shark Ray Alley, heli-tours and jungle adventures.
Your Lightfoot Travel Designer can recommend activities prior to departure.
Day 14 Departure
Today you’ll be escorted to the airport for your onward journey.