If you are looking for a unique experience int the jungle in Guatemala, this expedition is for you. It´s a 5 days walking into a rainforest with the propose of finding El Mirador. The adventure starts at Carmelita Community, from here to there you will be deep in to the Multiple Use Zone and the Mirador-Río Azul National Park. Of course, you love nature for this hike as we Will be in the mettle of more than 200 Mayan Cities in a lush tropical rainforest, home to a great diversity of plants and animals.
Departure time 6:00 am from your hotel in Flores or El Remate
Arrival at Carmelita is 9:00 am
Our first destination and stop for the first day is El Nacimiento, around 25 km walking, full of information about the area, animals, plans and actual situation.
Our base camp to spend the night will be here.
Our second day, with more energy than the first, we start our morning with a delicious breakfast at 7:00am, after that, another walk for around 8 hours to get the second base camping, at El Mirador, our final destination.
Today, we are ready for a productive and interesting day, a tour around the site, learning about history, interesting facts, and the actual situation of the site; we can´t forget capturing unique pictures around the place.
Unfortunately, the day to say goodbye to El Mirador archaeological site has come.
After breakfast, we will start our walking back to Carmelita.
The last day or the expedition, we will be getting Carmelita community around midday, the lunch will be ready and the bus is waiting for you to take you back to Flores or El Remate.
Departure time: 06:00 am from your hotel in Flores or El Remate
Duration: 5 days/4 nights
Price: $550.00 USD
Included: Private transportation, entrance fee, food from lunch day 1 to lunch day 5 well prepared by cook, water, camping equipment and a specialized guide from the community as well as mules to carry all luggage.
Not included: Tips to the guide or driver.
What to bring: Sunscreen and sun hat, closed and comfortable shoes, comfortable clothing for the tour, sunglasses, rain jacket during May to October) , snacks , insect repellent (bring a lot)) , a hat and personal stuffs.