This adventure expedition will take you through important wildlife and cultural destinations in Guatemala, including Antigua Guatemala, Lake Atitlan, Chichicastenango Market, and the Maya Lowlands.
- All lodging at mentioned Eco-lodges or similar
- All meals
- All private ground transportation
- Boat transportation at Lake Atitlan and Las Guacamayas Biological Station
- Birdwatching & Culture specialized tour guide full time
- Reserve and parks entrance fees
- Round trip airline ticket Gua – Flores – Gua
- International Flights
- Tips & Gratuities
- Non specified services
- Alcoholic beverages
- Day 1: Arrival!!!
- Day 2: Finca El Pilar / Antigua Walking Tour
- Day 3: Tecpan / Chichicastenango Market / Santiago Atitlan
- Day 4: Los Tarrales Reserve Day tour
- Day 5: Boat Lake Tour
- Day 6: Rey Tepepul / Flight to Flores
- Day 7: Las Guacamayas Biological Station
- Day 8: El Peru Archaeological Site / Biological Station
- Day 9: Tikal National Park
- Day 10: Tikal National Park full day / Guatemala City
- Day 11: Back Home.
Day 1: Arrival
Meet & greet at the International Airport La Aurora (Guatemala) and transportation to Antigua Guatemala.
Day 2: Finca El Pilar / Antigua Walking Tour
Finca El Pilar is a small paradise located in the mountain forest of Guatemala and just 10 minutes from the center of La Antigua Guatemala.
It has an infrastructure of trails for bird watching, which spread through the organic plantations of coffee, mountain forest, and cloud forest.
Noon return to Antigua to have lunch in a local restaurant in Antigua
14:00 hrs, you will start the thrilling cultural tour of Antigua
Day 3: Tecpan / Chichicastenango Market / Santiago Atitlan
6:00 am. Departure from Antigua Guatemala toward the Tecpan area. Breakfast in Tecpan
Bird watching tour in Tecpan Reserve where you will find interesting endemic species of the North Central American highlands.
After birding in Tecpan transfer to Chichicastenango Market for cultural immersion.
Lunch in Chichicastenango and transfer to Panajachel and boat ride to Santiago Atitlan.
Day 4: Los Tarrales Reserve Day tour
Time for Coffee and transfer Los Tarrales Reserve (1 hour) at your arrival transfer to the La Isla area at Volcan Atitlan
Day 5: Boat Lake Tour
This morning you will take a scenic boat ride across Lake Atitlan (30min) to the San Juan La Laguna village where you can visit the women’s textile cooperative to see hand weaving and the natural dye process.
Visit the studios/homes of the celebrated naïf painters, then continue to the village of Santiago.
After lunch (Not Included) you will continue your tour to the village visiting the Maya God Maximon and learning about the textiles, spiritualism, and beliefs of the T’zutujil Maya.
Day 6: Rey Tepepul / Flight to Flores
Morning birdwatching at Rey Tepepul; this Park is located in Santiago Atitlan, on the western slopes of the Atitlan volcano.
11:00 AM. Transfer to the airport in time to catch your local flight to Flores
Lunch in Guatemala City
17:15 hrs, flight to Flores,
Meet & Greet at the airport and transfer to your hotel
Day 7: Las Guacamayas Station
After breakfast leaves Flores for an approximately 3 hrs trip, the whole road proposes a great birding opportunity to watch some birds in open areas, secondary forests, and ponds.
Upon your arrival, you will be received by the EBG staff.
Lunch and at 3:00 pm. birding tour around the base station ending at Las Guacamayas lookout
Nighttime aquatic excursion
Day 8: El Peru Archaeological Site / Guacamayas Station
5:00 am. Time for a coffee (breakfast on route). We will board our boat that will take you to the entrance of the El Peru trial for a birding tour where we will visit the most important nesting area of the Scarlet Macaw (Ara Macaw) in Guatemala.
Afternoon birdwatching around the Biological Station
Day 9: Tikal National Park
Early birdwatching around the river and the lodge
Midmorning transfer to Tikal National Park with a stop in Flores Island to have lunch
Sunset tour at Tikal National Park
Day 10: Tikal National Park full day / Guatemala City
Early birdwatching Tour within Tikal National Park, Tikal is part of the nucleus areas of the Maya Biosphere Reserve, with a high level of conservation activities and research.
The monuments, remnants of the ancient Maya culture located in the middle of luscious jungles, are ideal places for birdwatching where we will find interesting species
Midday archaeological tour
Afternoon transfer to the airport in time to catch your flight to Guatemala City
Meet & greet in Guatemala City and transfer to your hotel
Day 11: Back Home
Breakfast and transfer to La Aurora International Airport in time to catch your international flight back home.
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We will visit Guatemala’s lowlands including two of the best destinations located within the Peten province (Tropical Rainforest) Tikal and Las Guacamayas Station.
This tour is a mixture of the best destinations in Guatemala including the best locations to appreciate ecosystems that inhabit endemic bird species.
Highlands & Mayan World
We will visit the colorful destinations within Guatemala’s highlands and Peten province in Guatemala’s lowlands. Destinations that inhabit exciting bird species.