Tour code: 5555ANTCOB
Take in the highlights of central Guatemala over three memorable days on this action-packed tour from Antigua, including accommodation. Experience village life in the alpine town of Cobán, then spot quetzal and rare orchids on a 3-hour hike through the El Biotopto del Quetzal forest. Venture underground to explore the Lanquin Caves; marvel over the stalagmites and stalactites of the Rey Marcos Caves; and plunge into the rock pools of Semuc Champey.


  • 3-day trip to Cobán and Semuc Champey from Antigua
  • Hike through the forest of El Biotopo del Quetzal in Cobán
  • Enjoy the natural beauty of Semuc Champey and swim in pools created by limestone
  • Visit Lanquin Caves and Rey Marcos Caves with your guide
  • 2 nights of accommodation, all entrance fees and ground transportation included

What You Can Expect

3-Day Tour of Cobán and Semuc Champey from Antigua

Semuc Champey

Experience central Guatemala’s natural beauty on a 3-day trip to Cobán and its surrounding areas. See some of the country’s most beautiful areas, including Semuc Champey and the forest of El Biotopo del Quetzal. Explore caves, swim in natural pools and underground rivers, and learn about various plants and wildlife from your expert guide as you visit each location. This convenient tour is perfect for travelers who are looking for a fun outdoor experience.

For a full itinerary, please see below.


Day 1: (B)
After pickup from your Antigua hotel, venture to the city of Cobán, approximately two hours northwest of Antigua. Hike through the forest of El Biotopto del Quetzal with your knowledgeable guide and keep an eye out for Guatemala’s native bird, the quetzal, and its national flower, the Monja Blanca orchid. After a fun, scenic 3-hour hike, take a lunch break (own expense) before heading to your Cobán hotel. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy; explore the town, browse the local shops and restaurants, or simply relax at the hotel.

Park Hotel Resort in Cobán

Day 2: (B)
After breakfast on your second day, head to Semuc Champey, home to hundreds of natural pools. Take a swim in the various pools or relax on the surrounding rocks. If you’re feeling adventurous, use the rocks as a natural water slide!

After a lunch break (own expense), visit Lanquin Caves. Part of a national park, these limestone caves are lit by lanterns, giving them a mysterious feel. Have fun swimming through the underground rivers and pools with your guide before being transported back to your Copán hotel.

Overnight: Park Hotel Resort in Cobán

Day 3: (B)
On your last day in central Guatemala, enjoy breakfast before visiting Rey Marcos Caves. Explore the large cave complex with your guide and admire the beautiful stalagmite and stalactite formations. After exploring these beautiful caves, enjoy a relaxing drive back to your hotel in Antigua.

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