Live a unique experience in Guatemala discovering its natural hidden gems. The unique charm of Laguna Brava and its crystal clear turquoise waters amidst green forested mountains will surely make you fall in love. This land dotted with the most amazing bodies of water in the country will dazzle you with its incredible landscapes. Discover Cenotes, amaze natural sinkholes, were the source of water for the ancient Maya of the area, therefore sacred places and also a gateway to the Mayan Underworld.
Cenotes de Candelaria
Lagoon and Cenote
Great mountain chain
Laguna Brava, The Cimarron Hole, Cenotes de Candelaria, and the Cuchumatanes mountain chain. Do not miss the opportunity to ride through the plains of the highest mountain range in Central America. This Guatemala expedition is certainly the perfect option for a thrilling getaway to enjoy the most exuberant nature wonders.
Day 1. Arrival.
This unique experience in Guatemala begins with a transfer from your hotel in Guatemala City, Antigua Guatemala, and other locations to your rural inn in Huehuetenango.
Day 2. Great Mountain Chain.
After breakfast, we will drive to a charming rural inn in the highlands where you will rest to prepare for the adventure. Later, you will enjoy a pleasant guided horseback ride through the mountain range of The Cuchumatanes, enjoy the quiet plains and the pulsating life of its towns and its unique cultural wealth.
This is one of the regions with the greatest biological diversity and natural beauty in the country, all of it will make this tour a unique experience while you travel Guatemala. There are also equestrian courses available for those interested in horse riding classes, understand better horses, or learn about their basic care.
Day 3. Laguna Brava & Cenotes.
First, we will drive to Laguna Brava. With an area of approximately five kilometers long, Brava Lagoon is the second largest in the country. Located in Huehuetenango, close to the Mexican border and surrounded by lovely waterfalls and pure watered cenotes, this lagoon is undoubtedly unique.
Later in the morning, you will take a rowing boat that will take you around the lagoon. There are no motorboats here, to avoid contaminating this natural paradise that is a true hidden gem. After reaching the other end of the lagoon, we will visit the three incredible Cenotes of Ownhajab, beautiful natural freshwater wells.
You will walk in the middle of a lush forest to find the first emerald green waters cenote, a view that you will never forget, then we will go to the second cenote, with beautiful turquoise waters, this is the largest of the three after we will visit the third cenote whose waters of an intense blue will surely invite you to take a refreshing swim.
Afterward, the boat will take us to explore another end of the lagoon, where we will enjoy the beautiful waterfalls that descend it. These natural wonders cover a large part of the mountains and at the top, there are small caves and pools, in short, a unique experience in Guatemala.
The boat will take us back to the vehicle to go back to our rural inn and spend another magical night in this secluded area of Guatemala.
Day 4. Cimarron Hole.
After breakfast, we will go to the hole El Cimarron, after a walk of approximately 45 minutes we will find this huge dry sinkhole, with perfectly vertical walls and a diameter of 170 meters and about 150 deep, a truly impressive spectacle. At the bottom of this natural wonder grows a lush forest of trees up to 30 meters high, certainly a sight to behold.
Once you have enjoyed this impressive view, we will go to visit the beautiful Cenotes of Candelaria, two huge holes filled with very pure water fed by the underground currents of a river, they are true wildlife refuges.
The first is 13 meters deep at its deepest point and is the smaller of the two sinkholes, take a refreshing dip or snorkel around the edges for otherworldly scenery in these pristine waters. The second is 40 meters at its deepest point and 127 meters wide, its waters change from a soft turquoise to a deep blue depending on the time of year.
After this refreshing visit, you will return to rest and enjoy the last night at your rural inn.
Day 5. Free morning.
You will have your breakfast and calmly say goodbye to this natural paradise and then be transferred back to Huehuetenango in the spectacular mountain range of The Cuchumatanes.
Day 6. Departure.
The adventure through the Laguna Brava and the hidden natural gems of Guatemala ends today with a transfer back to your hotel.
map, expenses & price
Laguna Brava Expedition
-All private transportation.
-Five nights of accommodations in Rural Inns.
-Tours and excursions as listed.
-Professional local guides.
-Two traditional lunches.
Per person starting at $1,200