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HONDURAS / GUATEMALA / BELIZE

The Maya and More: History and Culture of Honduras, Guatemala and Belize

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Program #3217RJ
15 Days | 14 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Delve into the history of a people whose sophistication in art, architecture and science rivaled the ancient Egyptians and Greeks. Journeying through the lands that are now Belize, Honduras and Guatemala, gain insight into the contemporary issues of each country and witness the impact of European colonization and the lifestyles and traditions of modern-day descendants of the Mayan people.


Highlights

• Discover the extraordinary Mayan ruins at Copan, Tikal, Cahal Pech, Lamanai and Xunantunich.
• In Honduras, examine traditional chocolate production and visit a local school for insights into the educational system.
• Embrace the old world charm of Antigua, Guatemala at the famous colorful indigenous market of Chichicastenango, filled with textiles, handicrafts and food.

Activity Notes

Climatic conditions vary from hot and tropical, cool and mountain. Elevations up to 5,125 feet.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Belize City (Belize), 1 night; coach to San Ignacio, 2 nights; coach to Flores/Tikal (Guatemala), 2 nights; fly/coach to Atitlan, 2 nights; coach to Antigua, 3 nights; coach to Copan (Honduras), 3 nights; coach to San Pedro Sula, 1 night; departure

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
14 nights of accommodations
41 meals: 14 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 14 dinners
11 Expert-led lectures
23 Field trips
1 Flights during the program

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4.8
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