Our fully customisable, private 12-day tour has been designed for families travelling with teenagers. Your tour starts in Guatemala City and ends in Belize City, taking you on a journey to see some of Central America's most impressive archaeological ruins, jungle wildlife, and vibrant coral reefs. Prepare for a tailor-made family adventure that's sure to please parents and kids alike.
Teens will love...
• Kayaking and zip-lining through the jungle in Flores
• Setting off on a caving adventure through ancient Mayan caves
• Discovering an underwater world snorkelling through Belize's cayes
Parents will love...
• The perfect balance of family-friendly activities and down time
• The presence of an English-speaking guide throughout the tour
• The safety of 24:7 on-the-ground assistanceSee more
The itinerary has been created by our local agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.
Our representative will meet you at Guatemala City Airport and will take you to your hotel in Antigua Guatemala.
The Pacaya volcano is one of the three active volcanoes in Guatemala, located in the municipality of San Vicente Pacaya, in the province of Escuintla. It has an elevation of 2,552 meters above sea level (8,373 ft.) and is one of the most recommended volcano hikes due to its easy ascent and spectacular views of the volcanic chain.
Our tour begins with a morning transfer from Antigua Guatemala (1 hour) towards the foothills of the active Pacaya volcano.
This volcano hike will take 1.5 hours. Approximately and requires a moderate effort. Take note that is possible to rent a horse at the entrance of the park.
Our path will take us through a pine forest, where you will get to volcanic ash and finally reach the cone. From the top you can enjoy excellent views of the volcanoes at the North; the lowlands of the Pacific coast and El Salvador. After enjoying our volcano adventure tour, you will return to the foothills to get back to your hotel.
Meals: Breakfast and box lunch.
After breakfast you will be met by your guide at the hotel reception to begin your journey to the ruins and museums that combined the old cobbled streets keep the stories and legends of those colonial times.
Concluding the journey, you will then begin your trip towards the heart of the Guatemalan highland, driving through incredibly colorful landscapes: indigenous people wearing their typical suits that shepherd their sheep and dairy cows, hillsides planted with vegetables and flowers, towns that have captured our history in the paintings and crafts made by local artists. (2.5 hrs. Approx.)
Upon arrival you will take the boat directly to your hotel in Santiago Atitlán.
This morning you will take a scenic boat ride across Lake Atitlan (30min) to the village of San Juan La Laguna 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, and the then continue to Santiago Village.
After lunch you will continue your tour to the village visiting the Maya God Maximon and learn about the textiles, spiritualism and beliefs of the T’zutujil Maya. Each year a different "brotherhood" has the privilege of taking care of their God, therefore, his location change.
After the tour you will be transferred back to your hotel.
After breakfast you will be doing kayaking at the shores of Lake Atitlán from where you will have the most outstanding views of the landscapes and villages around the lake. Then continue to Panajachel and the visit San Buenaventura Zip line & trails.
You will take Lunch at Panajachel and transfer to Guatemala City airport for a flight to Flores.
Meet & greet in Flores airport and transfer to your hotel at El Remate area which is an approximate 30-minutes driving.
After breakfast, our representative will be waiting for you at the hotel reception to transfer you to Tikal National Park.
You will enjoy a guided tour thorough the paths and main areas of the most important city of the Mayan World. Here you will find that nature and archaeology are wonderfully blended. You will be able to see abundant wildlife, the Mayan forest, millennial temples silent witnesses of the birth and splendor as well as of the collapse of one of the most important civilizations in the planet, all this is in our visit to Tikal, The City of the Voices.
Meals: Breakfast and lunch.
Today, your guide and driver will be waiting for you at the hotel reception for your transfer to Yaxha National Park (approx 1hr). At Yaxha you we will walk through their causeways under an exuberant tropical forest, where howling monkeys flood the atmosphere with their howls to impress the females or to move away an intruding male in their flock. You will climb some temples that are the photographers' accomplices, as they offer wonderful views. You will conclude the day in the high part of the temple 216, the highest structure in the place, where we will enjoy an unforgettable evening listening to the birds sing.
After the tour you will be transferred to Melchor de Mencos (Guate/Belize border) where a representative will be waiting outside Belize border to transfer you to the hotel.
Belize is a part of historical past hidden away from the countries of the Caribbean coastline, known for its sense of English colonial elegance and Victorian constructions.
Belize city extends beyond from the shoreline about one-third of the way along the coastline, linked through the swing bridge; Belize city broken into two sides by Haulover Creek, a tributary of the Belize River.
Meals: Breakfast and lunch.
Today you will be Transfer to the Site, the “Cave of the Stone Sepulcher" is one of the most impressive caves in the Maya Lowland. Located in the heart of the Belizean Rainforest, this cave was a sacred place to the prehistoric Maya of Belize.
Upon arrival you will be outfitted in the necessary equipment for the Caving Adventure. For 3 hours climbing and caving activities will be essence you will enjoy.
You will be delighted with this amazing cave which comprises of a cave system with a series of chambers, ending in a 300 by 50-meter Cathedral where sacrificial ceremonies once took place. Where you will be able to travel into the Mayan past and witness a living museum where the human sacrifices and artifacts can be viewed in their original context. Later on an exciting drive to the trail ahead, a 45 minutes trek through the dense Jungle in the Tapir Mountain Nature Reserve and wade across three streams, learning about the plants and animals of the Jungle will be an important activity.
Meals : Breakfast & Lunch.
After breakfast, you will be met by your guide. Traverse your way up the Mountains of Belize via the Maya Villages of Cristo Rey and San Antonio while you learn about the culture and history before entering the Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve. This area is the oldest geographical region in Belize believe to be below sea level millions of years ago. The Reserve features breathe taking vistas and beautiful waterfalls such as 1000 ft falls (1600 ft), Big Rock Falls and Rio On Pools. The Rio on Pools is a popular stop for swimming in the natural pools surrounded by huge granite boulders dating back 300 million years ago.
The Pine forest and mix broadleaf vegetation of this upland pine ridge savannah is habitat to many unique birds including yellow-faced grass quit, acorn woodpeckers, golden hooded tanager, azure-crowned humming and many others. The mountain cliffs also provide exceptional opportunity for the Orange Breasted Falcon, King Vultures, Black and White Hawk Eagle, and stygian owls!
The Rio Frio Caves, a large cavern with openings on both sides, has a creek flowing and echoing through the cave. The jungle trails leading to the cave has a trail which provides a chance to see birds such as Orange-Billed Sparrow, White-Throated Robin, an array of Red-Throated and Red-Crowned Tanagers.
Free morning at San Ignacio Area.
Pick up by our driver and transfer you to the ferry station in Belize City to take the water taxi to San Pedro Ambergris Caye. (approx. 1.5 hrs.)
Upon arrival, transfer by your own to the hotel which is about 2 minutes walking.
Free day by your own.
Today transfer by your own to the ferry station to take the water taxi from San Pedro Ambergris Caye to Belize City.
Upon arrival, ground transfer to Belize International Airport on time to catch your flight back home.
The price reflects this specific tour itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.
|2 pax||3 pax||Kids under 11 years old|
|Price per person in double room occupancy||£2,500||£2,040||£760|