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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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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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$87.00
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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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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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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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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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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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Tikal Day Tour From GUA CITY or ANTIGUA

Experience Tikal in a single day from Guatemala City. The comprehensive day-tour begins with convenient pickup from your hotel.  Avoid uncomfortable transportation and unreliable roads with round trip airfare. Upon arrival at the UNESCO World Heritage Site, tour the Mayan ruins with a private guide going at your own pace. Enjoy a complimentary lunch with vegetarian options, before returning to Guatemala City.
  • Duration: 16 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 16 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$775.00
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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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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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Walking Tour of Antigua pm

Get a glimpse of Guatemala’s colonial past with this walking tour of Antigua. This former capital is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, beloved for its cobblestone streets and majestic church ruins. Meet your guide in the Central Plaza and visit sites like a jade factory, City Hall Palace, and Santo Domingo, an elegant hotel and cultural center. As you walk, your guide will share information on Antigua’s history and architecture.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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From Guatemala City. FULL DAY COLONIAL ANTIGUA

Escape the streets of Guatemala City with a visit to Antigua, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Just an hour outside the city, Antigua feels like another world with its tranquil cobblestone streets and colonial architecture. Explore on foot, walking from the central park to sites like cathedral ruins and a local jade factory. After your tour, you’ll have time to lunch and souvenir shop before your return to Guatemala City.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Antigua Sightseeing: Private Walking Tour Culture and History

See the best of Antigua with this customizable private tour. As you make your way down the charming cobblestone streets, you’ll visit key sites like churches, the Santa Catalina Arch, and the Jade Museum. You can also check out the Central Market to sample local cuisine and coffee. As you walk, your guide will share information about the rich history of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Duration: 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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ANTIGUA GUATEMALA WALKING GROUP TOUR

As one of the oldest cities in Guatemala, Antigua is brimming with history, legends, and plenty of sightseeing. This guided tour of Antigua gives you a taste of all the city has to offer—wander through the cobbled colonial streets with your guide to get the local perspective on key sights and attractions like La Merced, plus get recommendations on great restaurants and fun activities to check out while you're in town.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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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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VILLAGES AND PLANTATIONS AROUND ANTIGUA GUATEMALA

Discover the indigenous lead industries of Guatemala on a private 5-hour tour from Antigua. All-inclusive transportation takes you from your accommodation to a number of communities surrounding the city. Experience the flavors of the country at a chocolate workshop, macadamia farm, and coffee plantation. You can also observe Mayan weavers at work at a textile museum in San Antonio Aguas Calientes.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 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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Chichicastenango

We will leave around 6 a.m. from your hotel in La Antigua Guatemala and drive 3 hours to Chichicastenango.  If you don´t have breakfast included in your hotel we will stop to eat on the way (not included).  At our arrival we will walk around the market where we will see how local vendors sales their agriculture products (lots of colors, people and opportunities for great pictures here).  After that we will visit the local church where we will see people performing ceremonies inside the catholic church. Inside this church the original copy of the famous book Popol Vuh was found.  We will learn about local traditions and mayan history.  We will have time to shop around the market for people that wants to leave the market with a souvenir and before we leave back to Antigua we will have lunch at Hotel Santo Tomas (not included).  This lunch is very special because it will give you an opportunity to try several plates from all over Guatemala. Return to La Antigua  (3 hours) to end the tour.
  • Duration: 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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4 Days-Guatemala Express

This is a circuit where you can experience the best of Guatemala in four days. The beauty of its main attractions such as Antigua, the Pacaya volcano and the beautiful Lake Atitlan which owes its greatness to its enormous size and spectacular volcanic environment.
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Duration: 4 days
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$690.00
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Guatemala City Prehispanic, Colonial and Modern

We will visit Kaminaljuyu "Cerro de los Muertos" this was open in the 1970s, it is the only relatively large site that has been protected from accelerated urban growth. In the two sections of the park have been roofed areas exposed by archaeologists, where visitors can appreciate original pre-Hispanic buildings. The Kaminal Juyú Site was the most important pre-Hispanic regional capital of the Guatemalan central highlands. 
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Artisan Village Tour

This tour, by Due South Travels, is a unique offering as we have established relationships with specific artisans that work out of their homes. Our first stop brings you to a village established in the 1530s. We will be welcomed into the home of an artisan who has worked with jade for over 40 years. After learning about the sourcing and history of jade in Guatemala, you will be able to select your own jade stone and polish it into a small take-away charm. On our second stop, you will meet an artisan who has worked with leather since he was a young boy. He can make the most beautiful pair of handmade leather boots you've ever seen! Learn about the process of boot making from start to finish.Last, we will enjoy a light, local lunch. Our weavers will give a backstrap loom demonstration and you will be guided through a collection of beautiful, authentic examples of traditional Guatemalan dress. This tour is educational, fun, and a client favorite, especially if you like to shop!
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Vespa Tour

The best and only one Vespa Village Tour around Antigua Guatemala. You will enjoy the surroundings of Antigua Guatemala in a fun and unique way.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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HALF DAY TOUR FOR THE CITY OF GUATEMALA

During the tour you will be able to know the city of Guatemala and understand its history through the explanations of our guide, taking pleasant experiences.
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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