6 Day Women's Adventure in
March 3-8, 2024
Join a Lifestyle Health Adventure in Guatemala! Be in a community of like-minded women as we move our bodies amid breathtaking landscapes, nourish ourselves at a beautiful spa hotel, and immerse ourselves in the vibrant tapestry of Guatemalan culture.
Our stay will be based in Antigua, a UNESCO World Heritage site with colonial charm and rich history. From tranquil kayaking on Lake Atitlan to hiking Pacaya Volcano and an invigorating ATV ride to a local coffee plantation, each day will be an opportunity for discovery and awe-inspiring experiences. We will also have time to relax and explore local crafts and cooperatives.
This specially crafted itinerary is designed to nourish the mind, body, and soul, embracing the spirit of wellness adventure travel for women while fostering a sense of community and connection.
DAY 1. Welcome to Guatemala!
Arrive at Guatemala International Airport (GUA), where a friendly driver will be waiting to take you to Antigua's breathtaking Spa Hotel Museo Casa Santo Domingo. (approximately 1-hour drive). Many direct flights from the US arrive in the later evening. You will have a comfortable check-in and settle in for a restful night.
DAY 2: Unveiling the Charms of Antigua
After a welcome breakfast, we immerse ourselves in the colonial charm of Antigua, a UNESCO World Heritage site. A walking tour will take us through cobblestone streets, revealing the city's rich history and vibrant culture. After lunch, we will hop on ATVs to visit a local coffee plantation to discover the secrets behind Guatemala's renowned coffee beans.
DAY 3: Visit beautiful Lake Atitlan
Just before the break of dawn, we set off on a scenic drive to the picturesque Lake Atitlan. We will take a short boat ride to Santa Cruz La Laguna, where we'll kayak on the lake and hike along the shores. Afterward, another short boat ride takes us to San Juan Laguna, populated by indigenous communities, where we will eat lunch, visit a weaving center and walk through a medicinal herbal garden.
DAY 4: A Day of Self-Care and Chocolate
Indulge in a morning dedicated to self-care and relaxation. Choose to pamper yourself with an optional spa treatment, unwind by the pool, or explore Antigua's charming cobblestone streets. Additional tours and a yoga class are available for those seeking structured activities. Later in the day, we will all enjoy an authentic bean-to-bar chocolate-making workshop, where we can also taste cacao tea and hot chocolate.
DAY 5: Hike Pacaya Volcano
Today, we will hike Pacaya Volcano. This is a moderate hike with a 1,500 feet climb over a distance of approximately 3.1 miles led by an expert guide. The terrain is mainly soft earth and sand. In the later afternoon, we will have time to rest and rejuvenate before a memorable final group dinner.
DAY 6: Farewell, Guatemala, Until We Meet Again
After breakfast, we can explore Guatemala's crafts and shop at jade and other artisanal stores. Alternatively, you can stroll through the park or savor the final moments at the hotel. Depending on your flight time, we'll enjoy a delightful lunch before your driver brings you to the Guatemala International Airport for your journey home.
*Itinerary changes may occur based on group preferences, weather conditions, volcanic activity, and tour operator decisions.
COST AND CANCELLATION POLICY
$3,400 for registration by November 1
$3,500 for registration after November 1
*Prices include all tips and entrance fees for scheduled activities
**Prices are based on shared double.
If you are seeking a roommate, we can arrange for you to meet other members of the trip virtually.
A single supplement is $800.
A nonrefundable deposit of $500 is required at the time of registration.
Full payment is due by January 7th.
This trip is nonrefundable .
Personal trip insurance is required.
WHAT IS INCLUDED AND NOT INCLUDED IN THE COST:
All entry fees and tips for guides
Five nights at the luxury spa hotel
Travel to and from designated airports and during all group activities
All meals from day 2 through 6, except one lunch on free day #4
Price does not include:
Flight to Guatemala
One lunch on day #4
Spa treatments, optional activities on free day, spending money, and shopping