2018: Colors of Guatemala with Copan (ILGD)

9 days from Guatemala City to Guatemala City

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Offer valid through 6/30/2018
9 Days
Escorted - No
Day 1AntiguaUpon arrival, meet your Local Host and transfer to Antigua, Guatemala's capital from 1543 until a devastating earthquake in 1776 when it was moved to Guatemala City. The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Antigua is one of the Americas' oldest and most beautiful cities, with pastel-colored buildings, wide cobblestone streets, and a beautiful natural setting ringed by three volcanoes.
Day 2AntiguaThis morning, our PRIVATE TOUR of this magnificent highlands city, known for its 16th-century Spanish Colonial architecture, includes lively Plaza Mayor, flanked by the impressive Catedral de San Jose and Palace of the Capitanes Generales. We also see the ruins of churches and monasteries, some with hidden underground passages destroyed by the earthquake of 1776, and take a tour of a JADE FACTORY. (B)
Day 3Lake AtitlanToday, with your Local Host reach the whitewashed highland town of Chichicastenango to visit the colorful, open-air INDIAN MARKET where hundreds of Indians from the surrounding countryside gather to barter their goods and products. Also visit the Catholic CHURCH OF SANTO TOMAS to witness ancient Mayan ceremonies that have long been practiced there. Continue to the shores of Lake Atitlan, surrounded by volcanoes and indigenous villages. Lake Atitlan is the ideal place to come in contact with native Guatemalans. Twelve Indian villages surround the lake, and their inhabitants are descendants from the great Quiche, Cackchiquel, and Tzutuhil Nations. (B)
Day 4Lake AtitlanThis morning, CRUISE across Lake Atitlan to visit the Indian village of SANTIAGO ATITLAN, and meet the Tzutuhil people, one of Guatemala's indigenous tribes. This afternoon is free to explore on your own. (B)
Day 5Guatemala CityHead back to Guatemala City for your included city TOUR. (B)
Day 6TikalFly to Flores, where you will be transferred to the site of YAXHA, which was one of the largest Mayan cities dating back to 250 AD. During your visit, see the ball courts, residential and religious areas, as well as the Acropolis. A short boat ride brings you to the ancient Mayan city of TOPOXTE, located on an island on Lake Yaxha. Its buildings are similar to those of Tulum in the Yucatan, and it was inhabited from 700-1200 AD. (B)
Day 7Guatemala CityToday, enjoy an included TOUR of the mystical archaeological site of TIKAL, located in the middle of the rainforest. Your guided tour showcases this Mayan city that was inhabited from 600-900 AD and at its height supported a population of 90,000 people. Explore the complex and its temples, main plazas, palaces, and pyramids. Also visit the MUSEUM, which houses many of the pre-Columbian statues found during excavations. Later today, depart for Flores and your return flight to Guatemala City. (B)
Day 8Guatemala CityDepart this morning for Honduras, where COPAN, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is found. The ruins of this Mayan archaeological site were discovered in 1570 and are considered to be one of the most important sites of the Mayan civilization. It is speculated that the site was inhabited as early as 2000 BC, flourished from 300-900 AD, and was ultimately abandoned in the early 10th century. During its heyday, Copan was the largest and most influential city in the Mayan World, with a population over 20,000. During your guided tour, explore the city's Acropolis, main plaza, temples, ceremonial altars, and ball court. You will also learn how the once rich and powerful city met its demise. Return to Guatemala City late this afternoon. (B)
Day 9Guatemala CityYour vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

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06/19/2018$2,649.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
06/26/2018$2,649.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
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Dates & Prices do not include air travel.
Participation in this vacation requires purchase of the following flights from Monograms, not included in pricing: (1) roundtrip air from your U.S. gateway and intra-vacation air segments; or (2) intra-vacation air segments only, starting at $242. Required intra-vacation air segments are Guatemala City/Flores; Flores/Guatemala City. Air prices were effective on July 12, 2017, and their availability is limited. At the time you purchase your vacation, air prices may be higher.

2019 departures are subject to itinerary and price modifications. Details will be available in July 2018.
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