By booking a tour to Guatemala you will get to see the highlights of the country, meet new people and get everything arranged for you. Seach trips today.
Top Reasons to Book a Tour in Guatemala
Guatamala is an increasingly popular country to visit where you can chill out in the idyllic beach town of Tilapita, do yoga in ancient forests, go surfing in Monterrico and hike to see Maya villages in Tikal and Nebaj. Guatemala is a small country in contrast to others like Mexico but there are so many places to see and visit. Highlights of tours in Guatemala include visiting Mayan archaeological sites, shopping for food in local markets, visit museums and finding out more about the Mayan culture/heritage.
On one of our great value tours you will get a really authentic exprience and also have a lot of fun, most tour groups have a size of around 8-12 people from all over the world. There are guaranteed departures all year round and you will be led by an experienced guide who will be able to tell you more about the places you visit and also take you to the very best local cafes and restraurants.
Some tours also include the option to volunteer in Guatamala which can be a rewarding experience. You might also want to consider searching Spanish language schools in Guatemala where you will be able to imrpove your language skills and chat more easily with locals.
Types of Tours in Guatemala
These of the options available:
- Small group
- Ancient ruin explorer
Guatemala Tours for Solo Travellers
Our tours are perfect if you are travelling solo and would like to meet other people and travel in a group. You will get to meet other international travellers and get taken to the best locations in the country with an experienced guide.
Guatemala Budget Tours
We have a selection of tours for all budgets, so whether you are looking to explore on the cheap or you have a bit more money to spend you will be able to find a trip to match your interests. Our website features lots of cheap tours allowing you to discover the highlights of the country and not break the bank.
Guatemala Tours for 18 - 35's
Most of our tours specifically cater for the 18-35 age group and are a really popular option due to meeting other people, getting day-to-day activities, hotel check-ins, selected meals, accommodation and also transport/guides included in the price. Don't worry if you are slightly older, most tours accept all ages.
Guatemala City & Day Tours
Short for time? Want to see the highlights as quick as possible? There are day tours available to book throughout the country. Popular options include city tours where a local guide will usually show you the sights. These types of tours can be booked as part of a group or you can spend a little extra and get a private tour. Some city tours are totally free but you might be expected to give a tip.
Best Places to Visit on a Tour in Guatemala
- Visiting the little town of Flores and then going to see Tikal is a must, hidden in the jungle there are lots of ruins which are up there with the best in the world
- Lake of Atitlán is a highly recommended place to visit in Guatemala and has to be one of the best lakes to see in the world. Locals still where the traditional dress which is a great sight to see. Lake Atitlan has two large volcanoes overshadowing it which looks spectacular
- Antigua is a really scenic city
Mayan Ruin Tours
Explore ancient Mayan ruins on explorer tours where you might also get to hop across the border into Belize and Mexico. Trips usally start in the pretty town of Antigua which has pebbled streets and bight colourful houses, this is a good introduction to Guatemala where you will get to meet the other people on your tour group. The main highlight is visiting some of the best ruins in the world - Tikal but you will also get to visit remote communities and relax on beautiful beaches. You will visit the spectacular Carribean laid back island of Caye Culker where you can go snorkelling in some of the most clear waters in the world. From Belize you will travel to the east coast of Mexico and finish the tour in Playa del Carmen which has a white sandy beach and lots of nightlife.
Usually travellers of the same sex will share a twin room, but there is also the option to pay a little extra and get a private room. Accommodation can vary depending on the tour and location.
Typical group sizes are around 8-18 travellers with an average of 12 but this can vary between the tour and operator.
On most tours you will travel overland in a private small tour van. For day trips and excursions sometimes you will use public transport.
How to Book
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Guatemala Tour Reviews
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