Traditional Medicine in Guatemala

Traditional Medicine in Guatemala

24th March- 2nd April 2018

Regular price Deposit for this tour: £900 Sale

Master Travel invites you to join us on a discovery of traditional medicine in Guatemala. As the birthplace and heartland of the ancient Maya, Guatemala is a small country but rich in culture. The history and stunning natural beauty make this country a compelling place for travellers. This tour is designed to give you an insight into the traditional medicine of Guatemala. Accompanied by your UK tour leader Harry Field, you will get the chance to visit the Mayan alternative medicine clinic as well as the private hospital "Centro Medico" or "Herrera Llerandi". The tour will be complemented by a superb cultural programme taking you to the very best of Guatemala's sites. You will be able to enjoy the celebration of the Semana Santa, visit the famous Lake Atitlan, climb a volcano in Antigua and admire a sunrise in the beautiful city of Flores.

Full Tour Price: £4,500 | Dates: 24/03/2018 - 02/04/2018 | Duration: 10 days

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Saturday 24th March: London - Guatemala City (B/L/D)

Upon arrival transfer to the hotel in Guatemala City 

Sunday 25th March: Chichicastenango - Panajachel (B/L/D)

Spend the full day at Chichicastenango for a city tour 
Eve: Transfer to Panajachel, and visit Lake Atitlan

Monday 26th March: Panajachel (B/L/D)

AM: Lake Atitlan boat trip to San Juan La Laguna and meet with midwives
PM: Visit the art gallery painting in oil
Eve: Transfer to Panajachel

Tuesday 27th March: Quetzaltenango (B/L/D)

AM: Visit the Mayan alternative medicine clinic and street food tour
PM: Take a cooking class and learn how to prepare a famous dish

Wednesday 28th March: Quetzaltenango - Guatemala City (B/L/D)

Spend the full day visiting Quetzaltenango and surrounding north villages San Andres Xecul, Totonicapán and San Fransisco El Alto

Thursday 29th March: Antigua Guatemala (B/L/D)

AM: Visit Pacaya Volcano, the most active volcano in Guatemala
PM: Visit of Santa Teresita Spa and enjoy a massage

Friday 30th March: Antigua - Guatemala (B/L/D) 

AM: Holy Friday, street festival: Semana Santa
PM: Coffee plantation Finca Filadelfia

Saturday 31st March: Flores - Peten (B/L/D)

Spend the full day at Tikal archaeological site tour 
Eve: Sunset tour Tikal

Sunday 01st April: Coban (B/L/D)

AM: Visit a private hospital
PM: Guatemala city tour

Monday 02nd April: Coban (B/L/D)

Departure

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The cost includes

  • Accommodation in twin bedded rooms with private facilities
  • International flights from London
  • Meals as per the itinerary
  • All transport services within Guatemala
  • Pre-trip briefing meeting in London
  • Comprehensive briefing notes
  • The services of a UK tour leader throughout the trip
  • Local guides throughout the tour
  • A full programme of visits and excursions as per the itinerary
  • All admission fees where applicable as specified in the itinerary

The cost excludes

  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • All personal extras such as tips, porterage, laundry, inoculation fees and drinks
  • Any optional excursions, tours and visits
  • Travel insurance

 

 

Please note that all itineraries in Guatemala are subject to change according to local conditions. Due to the nature of the tour, spaces are limited. We will hold a briefing meeting in London one month prior to departure where you will be able to meet your tour leader and fellow travellers as well as learn more about the places to be visited.