The Maya and More: History and Culture of Honduras, Guatemala and Belize
Learn the complex story of the Maya and their enduring legacy as you visit ancient monuments, traditional markets and indigenous villages where Mayan culture remains strong.
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Program No. 3217RJ
15 days
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At a Glance

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.
Activity Level
Let's Go!
Walking up to three hours at a time over varied terrain. Ascending and descending steep and irregular steps, without railings, in ruins. Elevations up to 6,500 feet.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

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