Carlos Vivar

For almost 20 years, Carlos Vivar has helped clients explore the rich local cultures, Maya history, and natural beauty of Guatemala, Honduras, Belize, El Salvador and Mexico. He has led expeditions alongside eminent archaeologists from Yale, Cornell and the University of Pennsylvania as well as tours for National Geographic.

Areas of speciality include Maya architectural design, the Maya calendar, Maya writings, shamanism and Maya trade. Carlos grew up in the remote, northern Guatemalan department of El Petén in the village of Uaxactún and close to an ancient site of the same name. He has spent thousands of hours in the field, studying the archaeological sites of the ancient Maya people alongside many of the world’s most prominent Maya scholars. Each year Carlos participates in government sponsored seminars, courses, and workshops related to archaeology, Maya culture, botany, nature, etc.