Guatemala 10-Day Tours & Itineraries

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Antigua's Santa Catalina Arch
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Highlights of Guatemala - 10 Days

Experience the rich culture and natural beauty of Guatemala on this 10-day, action-packed itinerary. Stroll the cobbled streets of historic Antigua, tour Lake Atitlán by boat, and hike around Indigenous villages and towering volcanoes. Finally, experience living history as you explore ancient Maya ruins at Iximché and Tikal.

A road to the village of San Juan Laguna on Lake Atitlán
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Incredible Guatemala: Antigua, Tikal, Cobán & Huehuetenango - 10 Days

Discover Guatemala, the last stronghold of the Maya civilization, on this culture-forward trip starting and ending in colonial Antigua. Explore Tikal National Park, go on a tubing adventure through river caves, and swim in the terraced lagoons of Semuc Champey. Then enjoy the beautiful mountain scenery in Guatemala's western highlands and visit Indigenous villages along the shores of Lake Atitlán.

See the turquoise, terraced pools of Semuc Champey in northeastern Guatemala
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Guatemalan Culture & Outdoors: Tikal, Antigua & More - 10 Days

Experience Guatemala's rich culture and great outdoors on this 10-day tour. Touch down in the north, where you'll visit turquoise pools and eerie caves, explore Tikal's ancient Maya ruins, and sail the jade waters of the Rió Dulce. Next, continue to sparkling Lake Atitlán, where you'll visit its traditional villages and browse the nearby highland market of Chichicastenango. Your adventure ends in UNESCO-listed Antigua for a walking tour of its colorful colonial landmarks.

Sunset over volcanoes and valleys in the highlands of Guatemala
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Guatemala Seven Volcanoes Trek - 10 Days

Conquer seven of Guatemala's volcanic peaks on this unforgettable 10-day trekking adventure. Setting out from the charming colonial city of Antigua, you'll make your way along the famed Ring of Fire, where lush cloud forests and colorful villages sit in the shadows of ancient volcanoes. Cross rugged lava fields to Pacaya, watch the sunrise from your camp on Acatenango, hike the famous Siete Cruces ridge to Zunil volcano, and enjoy some well-earned rest on the scenic shores of Lake Atitlán.

Embark on a memorable 10-day Guatemala cycling adventure
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Best of Guatemala by Mountain Bike - 10 Days

This action-packed two-week adventure takes you mountain biking through the breathtaking highlands of Guatemala. Your journey starts in the former colonial capital of Antigua, where you'll set off exploring local routes and making your way west to Lake Atitlán. Each day's ride offers a unique challenge as you discover the country's towering volcanoes, mountain pine forests, and rich local culture.

Sunrise in the Cuchumatanes, Huehuetenango
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Hidden Delights of Guatemala: Huehuetenango, Quetzaltenango & Lake Atitlán - 10 Days

This 10-day adventure will take you off the beaten path to some of Guatemala's spectacular lesser-known wonders. Enjoy several fascinating workshops in Guatemala City and visit the Maya ruins at Tikal National Park, then head to Huehuetenango for horseback riding or a cenote tour. Move on to Quetzaltenango, where you'll explore traditional villages and visit a hot spring. Next, participate in a Maya spiritual ceremony at Lake Atitlán, before finishing your journey in historic Antigua.

Delight the senses as you peruse the many wares, like fresh fruit, at an Antigua market
Map of Best of Guatemala: Antigua to Flores - 10 Days
Best of Guatemala: Antigua to Flores - 10 Days

See Guatemala's main highlights in 10 days, beginning in the historic city of Antigua, where you'll enjoy a walking tour and cooking class. Next, visit the Iximché Maya ruins and Chichicastenango Market, followed by a day of relaxation by Lake Atitlán, where you can go kayaking and hiking. Go on a nature hike at the Biotopo del Quetzal, see beautiful Semuc Champey, and explore the Candelaria Caves, ending your trip with Tikal National Park and the Yaxhá Maya ruins.

Active kids will love the rivers and beaches of Caribbean Guatemala
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Caribbean Guatemala for Families: Rivers, Beaches & Ruins - 10 Days

Tour Guatemala's lesser-visited Caribbean side on this exhilarating 10-day family adventure. Start in Guatemala City, where you'll see the historical sights of Parque Central and turn cacao into sweet treats at a chocolate workshop. Then, it's off to Río Dulce for a boat tour of the river and kayaking or paddleboarding along the beaches of Livingston. End in the island town of Flores, taking a zipline along the canopies of Ixpanpajul Natural Reserve and hiking through the Maya ruins of Tikal National Park.

Explore the treetops of Guatemala by zipline as a family
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Active Family Adventure in Guatemala: Antigua & Lake Atitlán - 10 Days

Perfect for active families with older kids, this 10-day family adventure to Guatemala highlights two of the country's most celebrated locations, Antigua and Lake Atitlán. Roast marshmallows on top of a volcano, kayak the sparkling waters of the world's most beautiful lake, zipline across a forest canopy in the clouds, and hike the breathtaking Finca El Pilar Nature Reserve—uncovering ancient ruins and nurturing a lifelong thirst for adventure along the way!

The kids can learn the art of Guatemala's artisanal textiles
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Guatemala Culture Tour for Families: Flores, Antigua & Lake Atitlán - 10 Days

Explore the cultural wonders of Guatemala on this immersive, 10-day family adventure. Starting in the enchanting island town of Flores, you'll walk the paths of the ancient Maya at Tikal National Park and the ruins of Yaxhá. Then, it's off to colonial Antigua for traditional Guatemalan cooking classes and a driving tour of the picturesque Almolonga Valley. Boat around the blue waters of Lake Atitlán, learn to make artisan textiles and ceramics and discover early Maya kingdoms at Iximché.

Meet the locals in the streets of Antigua
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Guatemala Cuisine, Culture & Coast for Families - 10 Days

This 10-day family tour starts in the colonial city of Antigua, where you'll experience the delicious flavors of Guatemalan cuisine with a foodie tour, honey tasting, and a chocolate workshop. Then, it's off to the shores of Lake Atitlán for visits to Maya villages and a hike through Atitlán Nature Reserve. Finish up on the black-sand beaches of El Paredon, where kids can learn to surf, visit a turtle conservation site, and cruise the wildlife-filled mangrove forests of the Chiquimulilla Canal.

Tikal National Park, Guatemala
Map of Nature & Culture in Guatemala: Antigua to Río Dulce - 10 Days
Nature & Culture in Guatemala: Antigua to Río Dulce - 10 Days

If you want to soak in Guatemala's spectacular scenery while exploring its Maya heritage, you'll love this 10-day itinerary. Hike up Pacaya Volcano, then explore the historic city of Antigua. Transfer to Lake Atitlán for kayaking and hiking, then fly to the island town of Flores, where you'll explore the Maya ruins of Yaxhá and Tikal National Park. Afterward, head to Río Dulce for a boating excursion followed by a dip in the Finca Paraíso Hot Springs.

Set off on family hikes through the forests and countryside of Guatemala
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Guatemala Family Expedition: Volcanoes, Villages & Lakes - 10 Days

If you're looking for an active adventure holiday to Guatemala with older kids, this 10-day trip based between Antigua and Lake Atitlán is for you! Tick off bucket list activities as you hike and camp overnight on the Pacaya volcano, kayak the world's most beautiful lake, cycle to Maya villages, explore coffee plantations, and trek through lush jungles and forests. Along the way, you'll nurture the kids' adventurous sides and unleash your own inner explorer.

Board a colorful "camioneta" or "chicken bus" to villages around Antigua
Map of Guatemala Culture & Active Adventure: From Antigua to Lake Atitlán - 10 Days
Guatemala Culture & Active Adventure: From Antigua to Lake Atitlán - 10 Days

Discover Guatemala's culture and Maya roots on this active tour from Antigua to Lake Atitlán. Bike through macadamia nut and coffee farms, visit artists' workshops, and sleep aside the peak of the Acatenango volcano. Kayak along the shores of famous Lake Atitlán and visit one of Central America's largest markets in busy Chichicastenango. End your tour with a step back in time as you wander the archaeological site at Iximché and see how Maya culture courses through present-day Guatemala.

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