Guatemala Express - 4 Days

Explore Guatemala’s top highlights in this fully escorted 4 day 3 night tour. Your Guatemala Express Adventure has it all: Mayan ruins, rainforests, wildlife, Antigua the Colonial City, and Guatemala City. This is the perfect way to explore the beauty of Guatemala in a very easy way in just 4 days.

Your adventure will start in Guatemala City, the country´s capital. You will be able to discover the highlights of the main city of Guatemala.

Be amazed with the majestic archaeological site of Tikal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. At Tikal you will also have opportunities to see a variety birds, monkeys, and coatis in their natural habitat; you may even spot or hear a howler monkey.

The adventure takes you to Antigua, the most beautiful colonial city in Guatemala, a UNESCTO World Heritage Site as well.  Discover its colorful houses with red tile roofs. Explore the charming cobblestone streets.  From the Cerro de la Cruz Hill enjoy the impressive views of the city, with the Agua and Fuego Volcanoes in the background.

Discover the beauty of Guatemala in just 4 days!

Notes:

  • Prices are in $US and per person.
  • This tour needs a minimum of 2 guests to operate.
  • Ask for our discounted prices for groups of 4 or more guests.
  • Options to tailor your trip are available.

Please read our ‘Terms and Conditions’ that apply to all our tours available.

Day 1
Arrive to Guatemala City

Upon arrival into Guatemala City International Airport you will be greeted and transferred to your hotel in Guatemala City. Start your Guatemala City Tour. You will be visiting the downtown area, the Cathedral, the Main Square, you will pass by the Main Avenue, Reforma. You will end your tour at Cayalá City, a beautiful open-air shopping center, built as a colonial city, with whitewashed houses and cobble stones streets. Cayalá has nice coffee shops, stores and a lovely theater. Head to the hotel to prepare for Day 2.

Day 2
Tikal: A majestic site

Early in the morning, you will be transferred to the Guatemala City International Airport and fly to Tikal’s Santa Elena Airport. Upon arrival you will be greeted by your full time and licensed guide. Next, you will enjoy a delicious breakfast at a restaurant near Lake Peten Itza. The day continues for an amazing visit of the splendid Mayan site of Tikal. Take in the site, the culture, and the rich history of this enchanted location. Climb to the top of temples and pyramids for breathtaking views of the green and lush tropical forest encapsulating even more temples and pyramids. You will have chance wildlife sightings of monkeys, coatis, and a variety of birds; don’t forget to bring binoculars.

After the approximate 5 hour visit of Tikal you will continue to the exquisite and traditional restaurant of Katok for a delicious lunch. After lunch, you will journey by boat on Lake Peten Itza to Las Flores Island for your hotel accommodation.

Day 3
Charming Antigua Guatemala

After breakfast you will be transfer to the Mundo Maya Airport to fly to Guatemala City, where you will be greeted by your guide. You will then be transferred to Antigua. Explore the magical city of Antigua Guatemala on a half day walking tour; the best way to discover the city’s spectacular architecture and colourful homes. You will discover the city hall, the main square park, the picture famous Arch of Santa Catalina, the main cathedral, and the ruins of the original cathedral. Other highlights include the Cerro de la Cruz for a fantastic photo opportunity of the entire city with Volcano del Agua in the background.

At the end of the walking tour you will have lunch at the beautiful restaurant of El Tenedor del Cerro. The restaurant is located on a hill overlooking Antigua Guatemala and provides a great photo opportunity of the astonishing city view and the two volcanos del Agua and del Fuego.

You will have the afternoon off, to enjoy the city and your hotel. You will be staying in a beautiful Boutique Hotel, located just a minute walking to the Main Square and 5 minutes from the picture famous Arch of Santa Catalina.

Day 4
Farewell and thank you!

Your transfer to the Guatemala City International Airport will be planned according to your flight departure. We hope you enjoyed this journey and accumulated some incredible memories and beautiful pictures. Travel safe and see you on your next adventure with us.

Includes

  • 3 nights accommodation - double occupancy.
  • 3 breakfasts.
  • Air conditioning of all land transfers.
  • Welcome at Guatemala International Airport and City tour.
  • Transfer to the Mundo Maya (Tikal) Airport
  • Transfer from Guatemala City to Antigua
  • Tour in Antigua
  • Transfer from Antigua to Guatemala City International Airport.

Not Included

  • Airfare to and from Guatemala City.
  • Airfare to and from Tikal (We can book the flights upon request)
  • Travel insurance.
  • Lunches and dinners throughout your adventure.
  • Beverages for lunches and dinners.
  • Tips for your driver(s) and guide.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Other expenses mentioned in our ‘Terms & Conditions’

You can send your inquiry via the form below.

Trip Facts

  • Guatemala City, Tikal – Archaeological Site and Antigua, Colonial City.
  • Any day
  • 4 days and 3 nights