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Private Tour: Lake Atitlan Boat Tour and Santiago Village from Guatemala City

Combine a sightseeing trip to stunning Lake Atitlan with a visit to the lake’s idyllic indigenous villages on this 10-hour private tour from Guatemala City. Pass through a landscape of quaint mountain villages, pine forests and highland lakes on your way to the town of Panjachel on the shores of Lake Atitlan. After a public boat ride across this gorgeous body of water, you’ll explore Santiago Atitlan, soaking up its rich indigenous culture and fascinating Mayan traditions. This private Santiago Atitlan and Lake Atitlan excursion includes a guide and round-trip hotel transport.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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2 Day Tour: Chichicastenango Market and Lake Atitlan from Antigua

Discover the lively highland culture and beautiful scenery of Guatemala during a 2-day visit to Chichicastenango and Lake Atitlan from Antigua. Immerse yourself in the fascinating market found in Chichicastenango, where vendors hawk everything from colorful handicrafts to candles, medicinal plants, food and machetes. You’ll then spend the night in the picturesque town of Panjachel on Lake Atitlan (accommodations at your own expense) before enjoying a scenic boat tour of the lake and visit to the village of Santiago Atitlan the next day. Your Chichicastenango and Lake Atitlan trip includes a guide, round-trip hotel transport and lake cruise.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Duration: 2 days
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Tikal From Guatemala

Visit one of the largest and most important Mayan places in Central America. Your day will start very early; Remember, your flight leaves at 6 in the morning so try to get to the airport an hour and a half before. After an hour of flight you'll arrive at Flores International Airport. Your Tour Guide will be waiting for you at the departure of the flights with a Tikal Go sign. We'll wait for the other people that will go to the tour and at 8 we'll be ready to start our tour to the Tikal National Park.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Antigua Guatemala Stopover Tour

You'll visit the Colonial City of La Antigua, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is surrounded by wonderful landscapes with Spanish colonial enviroment. You will learn about the history of the Former Capital of Spanish Guatemala while enjoying the colonial architecture of La Antigua Guatemala.
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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Guatemala City tour

As one of the largest cities in Central America, Guatemala City can be intimidating to tackle on your own. This guided tour removes the challenge and introduces you to Guatemala City highlights in just a few hours: check out colonial homes, theaters, churches, and more, all with the benefit of a guide to tell you about the sights as you pass.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full-Day Tour of Antigua Guatemala

Explore the beautiful Spanish-colonial architecture and beautiful setting of Antigua during this 8-hour day trip. This UNESCO World Heritage-listed city offers a wealth of historic monasteries, churches and monuments to explore, all set among a landscape of towering volcanoes and cobblestone streets. During your trip you’ll visit a number of town’s most important buildings, check out some of the surrounding villages and have time to shop for souvenirs inspired by the ancient Maya. Your Antigua day trip also includes a guide and round-trip hotel transport.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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ANTIGUA CULTURAL WALKING TOUR

Step onto the cobblestone-clad streets of colonial Antigua for this flexible-length walking tour. Stroll the streets of this UNESCO World Heritage site as you visit top landmarks like the ‘Ayuntamiento’ (City Hall Palace), Palace of the Captain’s General, the main cathedral and Santo Domingo, a well-known hotel and cultural center. A final stop at a local jade factory provides additional insight into Guatemala’s Mayan culture.
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Iximche Ruins Tour from Antigua

Expand your Antigua holiday to include a visit to the ruins of Iximche on a 6-hour group tour. Skip the stress of public buses and relax in round-trip transportation from your hotel. Enjoy a detailed tour around the ruins of the former Mayan civilization, including its two ball courts and ceremonial plazas, with ample opportunity to ask questions. Afterwards, take time to explore on your own, then unwind during the return journey.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Duration: 6 hours
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Antigua Walking Tour

This tour, by Due South Travels, will leave you fascinated with Guatemalan culture. We will discuss the 500 year history of Antigua, Guatemala, and talk about the geography, politics, Mayan ethnic groups, history and tourist draws of this beautiful country. You will receive direct contact information to reach us during your stay in Guatemala where you can message to receive ongoing recommendations and support. There is a lot to learn, so we keep the tour to two hours and would love to grab a drink after the tour, at which point you can pick our brains!
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Antigua Market Culture And Cuisine Tour

This tour is a one-of-a-kind offering here in Antigua. We work with local vendors to bring you a special experience that will leave you with a great understanding of market culture, the products sold, the exotic fruits you may not find at home, and an authentic lunch!
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Authentic Chicken Bus Tour

Experience Guatemala's culture from an exclusive perspective, aboard a genuine Chicken Bus!Join us for your chance to tour Guatemala's most authentic villages, enjoy traditional foods, learn ancestral crafts, and meet the indigenous inhabitants of Antigua's local suburbs.This 4 hour group tour is offered weekly, every Wednesday, at 9am and 2pm. Please keep in mind spaces are limited, advanced booking is highly recommended.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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5-Day Tour from Guatemala City: Antigua, Chichicastenango, Panajachel and Santiago Atitlán

Escape from Guatemala City for a 5-day journey through rural Guatemala, including accommodation and round-trip coach transport. Explore the UNESCO-listed colonial city of Antigua with a 3-hour sightseeing tour; practice your haggling skills at Chichicastenango’s lively market; and admire the glorious volcanic backdrop of lakeside Panajachel. Keep your camera close by as you cruise along the serene Lake Atitlán and experience Tzutujil Mayan culture in colorful Santiago Atitlán.
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Duration: 5 days
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From Port Quetzal-Cruise Ship Guests. ANTIGUA WALKING TOUR

Maximize your limited time on dry land with a private sightseeing tour of Antigua.  Meet your guide at Port Quetzal and then hop on your private air-conditioned transportation to the city.  Along the way, take in the natural beauty of Guatemala. The day continues with a tour around the UNESCO listed city center of Antigua. Finally, unwind as your van returns you to your cruise ship
  • Duration: 1 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full Day Tour: Chichicastenango Maya Market and Lake Atitlan from Antigua

Discover the lively highland culture and beautiful scenery of Guatemala during this full-day visit to Chichicastenango and Lake Atitlan from Antigua. Start by checking out the colonial architecture and sprawling market of Chichicastenango, where vendors hawk everything from colorful handicrafts to candles, food and machetes. You’ll then have a chance to explore the picturesque town of Panjachel on the volcano-rimmed shores of Lake Atitlan. Your Chichicastenango and Lake Atitlan trip includes a guide and round-trip hotel transport.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full Day Tour: Chichicastenango Maya Market and Lake Atitlan from Guatemala City

Discover the lively highland culture and beautiful scenery of Guatemala during this 12-hour visit to Chichicastenango and Lake Atitlan from Guatemala City. Start by checking out the colonial architecture and sprawling market of Chichicastenango, where vendors hawk everything from colorful handicrafts to candles, food and machetes. You’ll then have a chance to explore the picturesque town of Panjachel on the volcano-rimmed shores of Lake Atitlan. Your Chichicastenango and Lake Atitlan trip includes a guide, optional lunch upgrade and round-trip hotel transport.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Antigua Guatemala City Tour

Located in the central highlands of Guatemala, this famous ancient city was once the capital of this diverse and colorful nation. Spend the day exploring the historic streets of this picturesque city and get an up-close look at the ruins of colonial churches and Spanish Baroque-influenced architecture. Your friendly, professional guide will unlock the history, culture and traditions of this popular destination and take you to all the top Antigua landmarks.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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2-Day Trip to Tikal and Yaxha by Air from Guatemala City

Uncover the ancient mysteries of the Mayan empire on a 2-day trip to Tikal and Yaxha including round-trip flights from Guatemala. Arrive from Guatemala City by air and travel to the ancient archaeological site of Yaxha to marvel at colossal monuments like Calzada de los Peregrinos and Complejo Astronómico Menor. Spend a luxurious night in the 5-star Camino Real Tikal and then delve into the Mayan wonders of Tikal the following morning. Listen to the atmospheric sounds of the surrounding rainforest as you visit colossal pyramids like Templo I and listen to expert commentary from your guide. Return to Guatemala City by air in the afternoon.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Duration: 2 days
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Small-Group Coffee Tour in Antigua

Find out what’s brewing in Antigua during this 6.5-hour immersion in Guatemala’s world-famous coffee industry. Discover the entire coffee process from farm field to cup as you visit coffee plantations, experience the harvesting process and stop by the home of a local coffee farmer to share some freshly-made joe. You’ll finish the day back at Antigua’s market, where you can sample some the ‘comedores’ (food stands).
  • Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
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Solola Market, Panajachel Cloud Forest and Mayan Villages from Antigua

Travel deep into the mountains above mystical Lake Atitlan as you spend the day exploring the indigenous traditions and daily life in the region’s small villages. Get a true local’s experience as you wander the range of goods for sale at Solola indigenous market, an authentic site few tourists ever see. In the afternoon enjoy fresh mountain air as you visit a local farming community, largely untouched by the modern world, and explore the gorgeous city of Panjachel. Your day trip also includes round-trip hotel transport.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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From Antigua. IXIMCHE MAYAN RUINS TOUR

Get a glimpse of pre-Columbian life with a visit to archaeological site Iximche. Just 90 minutes from Antigua, this site was once capital of the Kaqchikel Maya Kingdom. Thanks to excellent restoration you can visit former palaces, temples, plazas, ball courts, murals, and a small museum of artifacts. Your guide will share background and point out historical details, such as signs of human sacrifice that linger at the site.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Ciudad Vieja Villages and Elaboration of Huipiles from Guatemala City or Antigua

Get off the beaten path in Guatemala during this 8-hour trip to Antigua and the idyllic indigenous villages in the surrounding area. Start your morning with an exploration of the charming cobblestone streets and colonial architecture of Antigua, visiting key city landmarks like the Plaza Mayor and some of its many cathedrals. Then head to the villages outside of town, including Ciudad Vieja, San Juan del Obispo and San Antonio Aguascalientes among others, where you’ll the history, culture and traditions of Guatemalan small-town life. Your small villages excursion includes a guide, entrance fees and round-trip hotel transport.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Chichicastenango Market from GUA CITY or ANTIGUA Private Service

Billed as the largest outdoor market in Central America, the Chichicastenango Market is a must for Guatemala visitors with any interest in Guatemalan textiles or Mayan culture. Visiting as part of a guided tour eliminates the multiple bus transfers you’d need to visit on your own while giving you insight into Chichicastenango’s rich Mayan history and attractions.
  • Duration: 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$129.00
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Antigua Surroundings Indigenous Villages Tour

Visit four traditional villages in one day with this day trip from Antigua to San Juan del Obispo, San Pedro las Huertas, Ciudad Vieja, and San Antonio Aguas Calientes. This tour packs in sightseeing at every stop: see churches, plazas, markets, and even a chocolate workshop, all while learning about the area’s Spanish and Mayan history form your guide as you go.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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2 Day Tour: Chichicastenango Market and Lake Atitlan from Guatemala City

Discover the lively highland culture and beautiful scenery of Guatemala during a 2-day visit to Chichicastenango and Lake Atitlan. Explore the fascinating market of Chichicastenango, where vendors hawk everything from colorful handicrafts to candles, medicinal plants, food and machetes. You’ll then spend the night in the picturesque town of Panjachel on Lake Atitlan (accommodations at your own expense) before enjoying a scenic boat tour of the lake and visit to the village of Santiago Atitlan the next day. Your Chichicastenango and Lake Atitlan trip covers a guide, round-trip hotel transport and lake cruise.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Duration: 2 days
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