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Arriving at Mundo Maya International Airport in Flores, Guatemala, your Naturally Smart Host will be waiting to greet you as you exit the airport doors. Our first stop is the island of Flores, the crown jewel of Lake Peten Itza, just a 15-minute ride away.
Once settled into our hotel, we'll take a quick siesta before enjoying our Bienvenidos Dinner at one of the most celebrated restaurants in town. With an eclectic menu, inventive cocktails, and an outdoor terrace to welcome the night.
After an early breakfast, we'll begin our trek to Carmelita to begin our 5-day jungle trek. Along the way, we'll learn about Mayan history and cosmology, understand life in the jungle, and explore several unearthed ruins leading to El Mirador.
Finally, our trip will conclude by returning to Flores for a night on the town before heading to Tikal National Park. There, we'll take the sunrise tour to hear the jungle awaken before celebrating our epic journey during a very special Feliz Viaje dinner.
Each day of our journey ensures a blend of anthropological study, traveling and hiking through the Petén region, viewing wildlife, and rest over a 25-mile loop.
During our Jungle Hike, guests will be provided:
Other highly notable points:
*a full list of suggestions will be sent in advance so guests can prepare well
For the solo traveler and includes private accommodations with a single or double bed.
For the travel duo enjoying private accommodations with 2 double beds or 1 queen size.
Once arrived at the airport, one of our trusted drivers will be waiting just outside the airport doors to sweep you away to the island of Flores. In Flores, we’ll settle into our hotel and take a tour of the town.
Guests who need to visit the ATM or other vendors, simply let your guide know and they'll offer assistance. Should you arrive early in the morning and would like us to coordinate a day of exploration, let us know and we will make it happen!
After a quick siesta, we will enjoy a welcome happy hour before indulging in the delicious menu of a local favorite with scenic views of the town. Meanwhile, you will meet your guide and host, as well as mingle with fellow travelers.
Your host will also share more about the week ahead and review itinerary details.