The Maya Classic Tour

11 days / 10 nights

Visiting 4 Countries: Honduras, Guatemala, Belize Mexico and the Maya Classic most important archaeological sites, including: Copan, Quirigua, Xunantunich, Yaxha, Caracol, Tikal, Bonampak, Yaxchilan, Piedras Negras, Sak-Tzi, Palenque and Tonina.

SCHEDULE: Tour begins on the first and third Saturdays of each month all year around. Arrive to Guatemala City, Guatemala. Depart from Villahermosa Mexico, 11 days later on Tuesday.

ITINERARY

  • DAY 1 SAT. Arrival to Guatemala City, Guatemala.
  • DAY 2 SUN. COPAN, Honduras.
  • DAY 3 MON. QUIRIGUA, Guatemala.
  • DAY 4 TUE. CARACOL, Belize.
  • DAY 5 WED. XUNANTUNICH, Belize & YAXHA, Guatemala.
  • DAY 6 THU. TIKAL, Guatemala.
  • DAY 7 FRI. YAXCHILAN & BONAMPAK, Mexico.
  • DAY 8 SAT. PIEDRAS NEGRAS, Guatemala & SAK TZI, Mexico.
  • DAY 9 SUN. PALENQUE, Mexico.
  • DAY 10 MON. TONINA, Mexico.
  • DAY 11 TUE. Departure from Villahermosa, Mexico.



OPTIONAL RELATED TOURS

THE GUATEMALA HIGHLANDS PRE TOUR

Arrive on Wednesday before the beginning of the Maya Classic Tour to visit the Living Maya in the Guatemala Highlands, including Antigua, an UNESCO World Heritage Site Spanish Colonial jewel, the beautiful Lake Atitlan and Maya villages around it and the colorful Chichicastenango Market.

THE EL SALVADOR ARCHAEOLOGY PRE TOUR

Arrive on Thursday before the beginning of the Maya Classic Tour to visit the main Archaeological Sites in El Salvador, including: Joyas de Ceren, an UNESCO World Heritage Site, Santa Leticia, Tazumal, San Andres & Cihuatan . Tour includes visiting the San Salvador Museum of Archaeology.

GUATEMALA CITY MUSEUMS

Arrive a day earlier, to visit the Guatemala City Museums: National Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, the Popol Vuh Museum of History and the Ixchel Museum of Maya Textiles.

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