8 Days Fishing in Guatemala
Come and experience a Sport Fishing Adventure of a life time. With our team we can provide a unique experience, for professional and amateur anglers. Guatemala holds both the conventional and fly fishing records, with the most sailfish released in one day. Sailfish records include 124 sailfish releases in one day on conventional gear. The reason for this incredible unknown hot spot has to do with the ocean currents that run just off the Guatemalan coast. With combined currents, perfect water temperatures, and the bluest water content: bill fish thrive!
Day 1: Arrival to Guatemala City – Antigua
Reception at the airport “La Aurora”, upon arrival transfer to your hotel in Antigua Guatemala for overnight accommodations.
Day 2: Antigua – Marina Pez Vela / First Day of Fishing
At 6.00 a.m. transfer from Antigua to Marina Pez Vela where the excitement begins. A typical fishing day begins at 7.00 a.m. and finished around 4 p.m. Lunch and beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) will be served on board to enjoy the experience. You will have the opportunity to catch: Sailfish, Dorado, Wahoo, Blue/Black Marlin, Yellow Fin Tuna, Spanish Mackerel, Jacks, Tarpon and Rooster Fish
Day 3: Marina Pez Vela / Second Day of Fishing
Transfer from the lodge to Marina Pez Vela. A typical fishing day begins at 7.00 a.m. and finished around 4 p.m. Overnight accommodations in our lodge in the Pacific Coast.
Day 4: Marina Pez Vela / Third Day of Fishing
Transfer from the lodge to Marina Pez Vela. A typical fishing day begins at 7.00 a.m. and finished around 4 p.m. Transfer back to Antigua Guatemala for overnight accommodations.
Day 5: Antigua Guatemala
Visit to the most important and significant attractions of the city including Antigua’s most beautiful churches, monasteries, convents, and the cultural center. This city is among the world’s best conserved colonial cities, it is a magical and captivating small city that will make you feel time stopped some 300 years ago. From its colonial architecture to its beautiful surroundings; strolling through town on the cobbled streets, you will experience the splendors of ancient times. In the afternoon visit a coffee plantation, where you will experience the entire coffee process considered one of the best in the world in quality and flavor. Overnight accommodations in Antigua Guatemala.
Day 6: Lake Atitlán
Visit to Lake Atitlán, one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. The word “Atitlán” is a Mayan word that translates as “the place where the rainbow gets its colors”. Panajachel is an 800 year old town of about 14000 people, mostly Kaqchikel Mayas and some foreigners from every corner of the globe, living inside that rainbow.
Upon arrival discover the magic that surrounds all its greatness while taking a boat to cross the Lake and visit a Tzutuhil Village. In this place you will visit the confraternity of the local saint named Maximon or Ri Laj Mam, visited by different people of different ethnicities who come to ask health and prosperity in their lives. Transfer back to Panajachel by boat to have lunch and visit the most important places. Transfer to your hotel in Guatemala City.
Day 7: Tikal
Early in the morning we take a flight to Flores, Petén. Upon arrival transfer to one of the most important archaeological sites of the Mayan World, Tikal, its name means “Place of Voices”, built during the Maya Classic Period. There are places on this earth that are so stunning that it is impossible to capture them in words or photographs. Tikal is such a place and is considered the second largest city in the Maya world.
Tikal has the distinction of being the first site in Guatemala declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Upon arrival at Tikal archaeological site, our guide will show you the layout of the complex of Temples and Acropolis. Visit to the Complex Q and R, then to the Central Acropolis, Temples I “El Gran Jaguar and the Temple II” Los Mascarones “, regarded as the first and one of the most important monuments in the complex. Visit to the Lost World. When finished transfer to the airport to take flight back to Guatemala City. Transfer to your hotel in Guatemala City for overnight accommodations.
Day 8: Departure
Transfer to the airport to take flight back.