voyage moto guatemala en royal enfield au guatemala avec Planet Ride

Motorcycle Road Trip to Guatemala: The land of the Maya

Guatemala - 10 days trip with motorcycle - starting at € 3105
6 days of riding the classic Royal Enfield with this motorcycle trip to Guatemala
Visit the Mayan ruins: Explore this unusual and historical architecture
From the jungles to the mountains, a motorcycle trip to Guatemala that takes you to the best of Central America
Guide speaks : English,
10 day trip
Driving 6 day
5h per day
with guide
1300km in total
From October to May
Available Vehicle Option:
Vehicle Included
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Jean-François - Guatemala - Motorcycle


Spécialiste Motorcycle


Central America and motorcycles have always fascinated me. Naturally, I decided 15 years ago to settle in Guatemala and work as a tour operator. I started out exploring this region by…

Located in Guatemala Ciudad

This incredible road trip to Guatemala with vintage Royal Enfield motorcycles takes you back in time!

The classic Royal Enfield is the perfect vehicle for an unforgettable adventure in the heart of Central America. This vintage English motorcycle manufactured in India has been perfectly adapted to ride on the diverse terrains that you will encounter in Guatemala. Live an incredible motorcycle adventure in Guatemala with the vintage Royal Enfield bikes!

Day 1

Guatemala City – Antigua

Arrival at the international airport of Guatemala City. The team of Jean-François will meet you at the airport and transfer you by private vehicle to Antigua, a charming colonial city designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

You check into a comfortable, colonial-style hotel offering you splendid views of the volcano. You then meet the technical team. Briefing on the trip and inspection of your motorcycle.

Antiga lors de votre voyage au guatemala à moto avec planet ride
Day 2

Antigua – Monterrico

120 km of roads

You start your day by visiting Antigua and exploring its rich cultural heritage. You can visit the many colonial mansions, the church and the convent of Las Capuchinas, Iglesia La Merced, or the Museo Hotel Casa San Domingo. You can also visit some of the many ruins in this beautiful city, a large part of which was destroyed by an earthquake in the 18th century.

You leave from Antigua on your Royal Enfield in the direction of the Pacific Ocean. Stop by the Amatitlán Lake, a volcanic lake, before getting back on the road along the Rio Los Esclavos.

You arrive in Monterrico, a small seaside town on the Pacific coast, where you stop for the day. Overnight in a 3-star hotel, in front of a black sand beach.

Day 3

Monterrico - Santa Catarina Palopó

200 km of roads

In the morning, you leave the volcanic beaches of Monterrico on your Royal Enfield to reach the divine Lake Atitlán, the deepest lake in Central America.

You will take the roads through sugarcane and coffee plantations before reaching Santa Catarina Palopó, an indigenous village located on the shores of Lake Atitlán. On the way, stop by the farm of Los Tarrales where you can learn about the coffee production process, starting from plantation to roasting of coffee seeds.

Once in Santa Catarina Palopó, you stay overnight at a boutique hotel overlooking the sublime Lake Atitlán.

Lac Atitlan lors de votre voyage au guatemala à moto avec planet ride
Day 4

Santa Catarina Palopó - Lanquín

260 km of roads and 30 km of trails

You begin your day with a visit to the traditional indigenous market of Santa Catarina Palopó. You then get back on your bikes and ride towards the mountains. Riding through beautiful hilly landscapes and experiencing the cultural beauty of Guatemala, you arrive in the famous village of Chichicastenango. The village is known for its church, the Iglesia de Santo Tomas. With its blending of Mayan world views with Catholic rituals, the church is a perfect representation of the concept of syncretism. You are back on the road and head towards Alta Verapaz, a department known for the cultivation of cardamom, coffee and orchids. This long day of riding is punctuated by short intervals of riding on the trails. You spend the night in a cosy hotel in Lanquín in the middle of nature.

Day 5


Today is dedicated to relaxation and visits to the Lanquín region. In the morning, you take an all-terrain vehicle to go to Semuc Champey, a natural monument of Guatemala. Known for its natural limestone bridge, use this opportunity to bathe in cascading pools of turquoise waters and visit the caves of Lanquín if the weather is favourable. Return to your hotel of yesterday in the wilderness.

Day 6

Lanquín - El Remate

215 km of roads and 55 km of trails

Today, you leave from Lanquín on your Royal Enfield bike in the early hours of the morning. You follow the winding roads of Alta Verapaz to reach northern Peten. After a stopover in Sayaxche to cross the river by ferry, you continue your journey through this tropical region. The Mayan ruins are numerous and lavish in these historic lands. After a riding through some trails, you reach the village of Remate, where you stay overnight in a comfortable hotel on the shores of Lake Petén.

Day 7

El Remate

This day is dedicated to exploring the Mayan ruins and the jungle of this tropical region. You start the day by a visit to Tikal, an extraordinary site to visit some of the most impressive Mayan ruins. You then leave for an excursion through the jungle to visit the exotic Mayan pyramids and explore the rich flora and fauna that shelters them. Return to your hotel on the shores of Lake Petén for the night.

Day 8

El Remate - Rio Dulce

185 km of roads and 30 km of trails

You resume your ride on a beautiful road, crossing the tropical landscape to reach the Mayan ruins of Yaxhá, the third largest perhaps the most impressive ruins in Guatemala. These visually stunning Mayan pyramids offer splendid views of the Yaxhá lake and the surrounding rainforest. The excavations are still on-going and some of the buildings remain partially buried. The site is also one of the very few to permit movement on the ancient stone roads used by the Mayas. After visiting the ruins, you are back on the road and ride till the mouth of Rio Dulce, close to the Atlantic Ocean. You arrive in a small village named after this beautiful river and enjoy your evening at a yacht club. Stay overnight in a hotel situated along the banks of Rio Dulce.

Day 9

Rio Dulce – Guatemala City

280 km of roads

Last day of riding your Royal Enfield! You return to Guatemala City, passing several villages and small traditional Guatemalan towns en route. Upon your arrival in the capital, you meet the team of Jean-François to share your experience and return your motorcycles. You stay overnight in an international hotel in the Zona Viva of Guatemala City.

Day 10

Guatemala City

Return Flight

The team of Jean- François will transfer you to the Guatemala City International Airport for your return flight.

For this trip, your vehicle is: a Royal Enfield 500cc.

To drive this vehicle you need : permis moto inf. 125cc.

Available motorcycle:

  • Royal Enfield 500 cc

voyage guatemala moto en royal enfield au guatemala avec Planet Ride

Voyage en Royal Enfield au Guatemala avec Planet Ride

Price for this road trip starts at 3105€ for each rider .

This price corresponds to a departure with a group of 6 bikers. On this basis, the price per passenger starts at €1,245.

From 3 to 6 riders.

The price includes:

  • Accommodation in double rooms (on twin-sharing basis) or sometimes in single rooms in 2-3 stars hotels
  • Half board (breakfast and dinner)
  • Motorcycle rental
  • Civil liability and all risks insurance for the motorcycle
  • Support vehicle with driver / mechanic
  • Transportation of luggage in the support vehicle
  • Technical assistance and provision of spare parts for the motorcycles
  • Spanish and English-speaking professional bike guide throughout the trip
  • Transfers and ferries indicated in the itinerary
  • Group excursions and shuttle pick-up at the site of Semuc Champey, accompanied by a Spanish and/or English speaking guide
  • Guided tours of Finca los Tarrales in English
  • Guided tours of the Tikal site in English
  • Entry to the sites listed in the itinerary
  • Toll fees
  • VAT

The price does not include:

  • Fuel
  • Motorcycle equipment
  • Tips
  • Lunches
  • Insurance cover against repatriation, medical expenses, interruption of stay, etc.
  • International flights
  • Entry visa to Guatemala
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • All services not mentioned in “The price includes” section

Price per biker, with accommodation in double rooms (on twin sharing basis):

  • Departure with a group of 3 bikers: €3,440
  • Departure with a group of 4 bikers: €3,260
  • Departure with a group of 5 bikers: €3,175
  • Departure with a group of 6 bikers: €3,105

Price per passenger, with accommodation in double rooms (on twin sharing basis):

  • Departure with a group of 3 bikers: €1,375
  • Departure with a group of 4 bikers: €1,305
  • Departure with a group of 5 bikers: €1,275
  • Departure with a group of 6 bikers: €1,245

Price per biker, with accommodation in single rooms:

  • Departure with a group of 3 bikers: €3,563
  • Departure with a group of 4 bikers: €3,385
  • Departure with a group of 5 bikers: €3,300
  • Departure with a group of 6 bikers: €3,230

Price per passenger, with accommodation in single rooms:

  • Departure with a group of 3 bikers: €1,500
  • Departure with a group of 4 bikers: €1,430
  • Departure with a group of 5 bikers: €1,400
  • Departure with a group of 6 bikers: €1,370


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