Adventure Travel – Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala


Adventure Travel – Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala

Does summiting a smoking volcano sound exciting? How about kayaking, mountain biking, experiencing another culture’s traditions, history, and food? All while enjoying the perfect 70 degree climate in the beautiful city of Antigua, Guatemala.

  • Fri, Feb 16, 2024 — Sun, Feb 25, 2024
  • Adventure Travel
  • Adventure Travel
  • Adults
  • Moderate

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  • February 16th, 2024
    • Arrive at Guatemala City international airport where a One Seed representative will meet you and provide you with  transportation to Antigua, approximately a one hour drive. After checking into the hotel there will be a trip briefing and you will be able to ask questions

Payment Dates

  1. Non-refundable deposit of $700 to be made up front September 25th, 2023
  2. Second payment of $700 to be made by October 25th, 2023
  3. Final payment of $1,725 to be made by December 15th, 2023 

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  • Day 1: Guatemala City to Antigua
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    After arrival at Guatemala City Airport The rest of the day is ours to spend as we please. We can go out as a group or individuals.

  • Day 2: Antiguaplaza.jpg
    • After breakfast, head out for a historical walking tour of Antigua. We will stroll through the main square, the Plaza Mayor, home to the beautiful Royal Palace of the Captains General, the Cathedral San Jose, and other historic buildings.

  • Day 3: Antigua - Hike the Pacaya Volcano
    • volcano.jpgLocated in Pacaya national park it is a storybook volcano with a continuous plume of smoke drifting from its summit. There is a massive dried lava field forming in the valley at the base of the caldera. We will hike through the rugged dried lava fields recently reformed by a massive eruption in 2010. 

  • Day 4: Antigua - Mountain Biking
    • biking.jpgHead out for a mountain biking exploration of the Antigua area. The group will be divided in two depending on ability and comfort level. 

  • Day 5: Antigua to Acatenango Camp
  • volcano2.jpgTravel to the village of La Soledad where we will begin the hike up Acatenango Volcano. 

  • Day 6: Acatenango Camp to Antigua
    • hikes.jpgDepending on weather conditions, rise early and enjoy the sunrise over the volcano peaks. Then we will hike approximately  1 hour up a steep gravel trail through a pine forest, which leads to the windy summit of Acatenango Peak at 13043 ft. 

  • Day 7: Antigua to Lake Atitlan
    • lake.jpgTravel to the village of Panajachel where we will board a boat and head out onto the lake for a cultural tour. We will visit quaint Mayan villages that surround the lake and meet local residents that will teach us about their traditional way of life such as weaving at a women’s co-op and a shrine to the infamous Maya saint, Maximon. 

  • Day 8: Lake Atitlan
    • kyak.jpgAfter a healthy breakfast we will meet our guide and head down to the lake for a kayaking and hiking tour. 

  • Day 9: Lake Atitlan to Antigua 
    • coffee.jpgIn the morning we will make our way back to Antigua. After a quick lunch break we will head to the northwestern part of the city for a visit to the Finca Azotea coffee farm. The farm has a maze of trails through shaded trees. We should be able to see many native birds. After walking we will have the opportunity to sample different varieties of coffee. 

  • Day 10: Antigua to Guatemala City 
    • In the morning, enjoy one last cup of Guatemalan coffee and say goodbye to AntiguaTransportation to the airport for your flight home.

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Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

What’s Included

  • 6 nights accommodation in Antigua (3 star hotel, double occupancy)
  • 1 night tent camping at Acatenango
  • 2 nights accommodations at Lake Atitlan
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner where indicated on itinerary
  • Kayak, biking equipment, sleeping bag,  pad, and tent for one night camping.
  • One Seed representative  and local guide
  • Private ground transportation
  • Private airport transfers
  • Tips for guides and drivers

What’s NOT Included

  • Medical/evacuation insurance (REQUIRED can be purchased through the American Alpine Club)
  • Trip cancellation insurance
  • International flight to and from Guatemala City
  • Meals not mentioned in above itinerary
  • Personal items
  • Any items purchased out of itinerary including food, souvenirs, etc.
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