Giant kites, Day of the Dead festivities in Guatemala on this tour


Immerse yourself in Mayan culture and Day of the Dead festivities on a 10-day all-inclusive tour of Guatemala offered by Bella Guatemala Travel.

The highlight is the All Saints’ Day Giant Kite Festival on Nov. 1 at Santiago Sacatepéquez, in which participants honor the dead by flying large, colorful kites that depict religious, traditional and contemporary themes.

Other stops on the itinerary include Antigua, a UNESCO World Heritage city; Lake Atitlán; and Tikal National Park and its archaeological sites.


A trip to a coffee plantation, a chocolate workshop and a visit with Maya weavers from a women’s cooperative round out the tour. Group size is limited to 16.

Dates: Oct. 27-Nov. 4

Price: $4,495 per person, double occupancy. Includes international airfare, accommodations, three meals daily, tours, entrance fees, taxes and gratuities.

Info: Bella Guatemala Travel’s Dia de Los Mertos and Giant Kite Festival, (818) 669-8435


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