From Boston to Guatemala City | $ 451.00
The price is changing constantly and the price listed above is only an example. It is based on the American Airlines' price, departing from June 01, 2016 and returning on June 09, 2016. It takes 3h30m from Boston to Miami, and another 1h from Miami to Guatemala City. Together with the layout time, the total trip will be 7h28m and the return trip will be 8h15m.
From Antigua to Finca Los Alpes | $ 40.00 per day
According to Car Rentals, the standard van is about $ 40.00 per day and it is suitable for 7 passengers.
From Finca Los Alpes to Semuc Champey | assuming: $ 200.00 (for 4 people)
We prefer to depart from Finca Los Alpes, instead of Coban which is farther and more expensive. In this case, we need to hire a local Mayan driver and a local van. Price is not decided yet, but will not be as expensive as the day trip from Coban which is about $325 for 4 people.
From Antigua to Guatemala City | $ 25-35 (per taxi)
Traveling between Antigua and Guatemala City, taxi is the most convenient and comfortable transportation. With more than 3 passengers, the price is competitive too.
Food & Lodging (per day)
Local House | $ 10.00 (per day per person)
Eco-tourists can experience the indigenous lives with low cost in lodging.
Food in Local House | $ 10.00 (per day per person)
Eat the home-made food is the best way to understand the food culture for Mayans.
Hotel in Antigua | $ 20 - 150 (double room, tax included)
If we stay at hotels, it ranks from $ 78 or more with double room, including tax. If we stay house from Airbnb, it ranks from $ 80 or more for a house fit for four people, with two double rooms.
Food in Antigua | $ 30.00 (per day per person)
It takes about $ 30.00 daily for three meals per person in Antigua.
Volcano Hiking | $ 10.00 (included in the lodging)
The fee is for hiring a local tour guide, both for safety concern and for educational purpose. There is no extra fee for the entrance of the volcano.
Caving & Tubing & Swimming | $ 20 (included in the transportation to Semuc Champey)
One day trip by hiring local van from Los Alps to Semuc Champey. The fee is for hiring a local driver.
Tree Top Walk | $ 10 (included in the lodging)
One of the benefits of staying with the locals is that they will provide us the best services they can. Tree walk is normal in the area we stay, and the locals are happy to share every thing they know about this activity.
Weaving | $ 15
As a cultural heritage, weaving becomes a must-go spot for tourists. There are weaving school in big cities in Guatemala, where they teach tourists the basic skills of weaving for 5 hours, with only $ 15.
Forest Hiking | $ 10 (included in the lodging)
You can always take a relaxing walk in the middle of the forest and be indulged in the Nature in Guatemala. The fee listed above is for hiring a local tour guide for introducing the forest, preventing dangers and better conserving the local environment.
Coffee Plantation | $ 10 (included in the lodging)
It is free to go to the coffee plantation, but we suggest to hire a local guide to introduce everything on coffee plantations in Guatemala. The fee is excluded from the lodging, but can be shared with other group members.
Maya Ceremonial Site | $ 10 (included in the lodging)
Located in the hill near our lodge, it costs us penniless to admire the Mayan ruins. The price listed above is the price for hiring a local guide to introduce the historical and cultural background of the site if most group members agree.