Enjoy caffeine and adrenaline in one tour on this excursion from Antigua. The eclectic tour is sure to please a variety of travelers. Climb on board your personal ATV and head to a local plantation, where you discover the coffee making process from seed to mug. After a hot cup of the local beverage, ride up to Cerro de la Cruz, which offers a spectacular view of the city and surrounding mountains.
Learn how to prepare chocolate desserts in the country that does it best during a 2-hour workshop at the ChocoMuseum in Antigua. Learn all about the chocolate making process from cacao bean to candy bar. Afterwards, with the help of an instructor, prepare your own creations. Take home 120g of your handmade desserts to share with friends or, more likely, devour all on your own.
Find out what’s bubbling in the typical Guatemalan kitchen during this 4-hour cooking class near Lake Atitlan. Spend your session gaining a hands-on understanding of three Guatemalan dishes, discovering the blend of Mayan and Spanish colonial flavors that give this Central American cuisine its unique taste. You’ll finish class by enjoying a tasty lunch of the dishes you prepared, and recipe book to recreate the dishes in the future. Optional upgrades featuring private lessons and visits to the market are also available.
Do you want to learn more about the real culture of the surrounding villages of Antigua Guatemala?This is the perfect opportunity to really see the local towns and to have a one-to-one experience. The tour has culture, beverages tasting and the chance to know great local people and learn about their colorful costumes.We are sure you will enjoy this tour.
Satisfy your appetite for Guatemalan street food during a private half-day tour during which you’ll sample several dishes from stalls and eateries that you might otherwise have missed. Plus, benefit from the undivided attention of your guide throughout to learn more about Guatemalan cuisine and culture than you would independently.
Discover the lively culture and beautiful scenery of Guatemala's highlands on this private tour to Chichicastenango from Guatemala City. Admire the colonial architecture and sprawling market of Chichicastenango, the largest outdoor market in Central America, and check out the wares from textiles to flowers to street food. A private guide and vehicle plus round-trip hotel transport make for a hassle-free trip.
Roam among the ruins as we walk, eat and repeat our way around the lovely town of lovely Antigua, Guatemala. In this grand land of high walls and big doors, we invite you to experience some of the culinary gems hidden throughout this charming destination. In a small town with well over 300 restaurants and food related businesses, we take the guess work out of your stay by suggesting where to eat, as we show you the yummy! Indulge in 10+ tasty tastings and learn all of the interesting, inspiring and sometimes funny stories of the owners and chefs who strive to bring quality cuisine to locals and visitors alike.
Come to be part of this Guatemalan community where love is shown through food, sharing and enjoying a delicious dish living a unique experience with a family. Learning unique Guatemalan stories and traditions of this beautiful town that you will discover called Parramos.
The cities surrounding Lake Atitlan have various places to ride, but Finca Xetuc offers the largest of Santiago. Our farm sits right on the lake and we are the only one to offer gourmet meals. We offer an experience that allows families to have a unique experience together in nature, meet interesting creatures such as deer and pizotes, with the option of winding down to a beautiful meal.
Delve into local culinary culture with a cooking class held inside the ChocoMuseo. With the guidance of bilingual chefs, learn how to cook some of Guatemala’s most typical, (and delicious) dishes. Your class also includes a tropical fruit tasting, Guatemalan rum tasting, and wine and soft drinks.
If you are looking to enjoy the nightlife of Antigua, this tour is just for you.Start with an impressive sunset on Cerro de La Cruz with bird eye views of the city while slowly its night lights illuminate its streets. After walking through the cobbled streets of this beautiful city we will get the full experience in the best restaurants, cocktail bars and parties.The more the merrier... enjoy this group tour
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).
Get a taste for Antigua’s unique food scene during this fun-filled 7-hour cooking and shopping excursion. Learn the fundamentals of Guatemalan cuisine, and its Spanish and Mayan roots, while shopping for raw ingredients at the Antigua Market. Then bring your haul to the kitchen, where an expert chef helps you prepare a main course, two sides and dessert. After enjoying your handiwork for lunch, visit the Chocolate Museum to learn about the production of this tasty foodstuff, followed by a chocolate-making session. A guide and all entrance fees are included.
Immerse yourself in Guatemalan culture and cuisine with a private cooking class at Cuscun Cooking School in Antigua. First, visit the local market to shop for fresh ingredients, herbs, and spices, then get hands-on in the kitchen under the guidance of a local chef. Create a variety of typical Guatemalan dishes, such as ‘tamales, ‘pepián’ (meat stew), or chiles rellenos (stuffed chilies).
Explore Antigua on a half-day tour that combines sightseeing with tastings of local food specialties. Your guide starts with a walking tour of landmarks such as Central Park, City Hall, and important churches, then continues to the vibrant local market. Learn about native foods in Mesoamerica, watch women making fresh corn tortillas, and stop at a restaurant for samples of typical Guatemalan treats.
Go beyond just sampling Guatemalan cuisine at Antigua’s restaurants and learn to cook it for yourself at a private cooking class. Visit a cooking school in Jocotenango village, and learn to make typical Guatemalan food, choosing from assorted dishes and picking up local cooking tips as you work. Then, savor your creations with your hosts on a rooftop terrace overlooking the Agua Volcano or in a colonial-style dining room.
Visit magical Lake Atitlan with this full-day trip. Travelers from around the world flock to this natural wonder for its gleaming waters and volcano views. After a scenic ferry ride you’ll arrive at the lakeside town of Santiago Atitlán. As you explore on foot, you’ll see locals in traditional dress and have a chance to visit quirky deity Maximón. Enjoy lunch and shopping back in Panajachel before your tour concludes.
Visiting Lake Atitlan from Guatemala City in just one day is tricky without the benefit of private transportation. This tour not only makes the drive easy, but also includes a guide to provide tons of information about the unique Maya cultures found around the lake. Visit a traditional market skipped over by most tourists plus Lake Atitlan highlights before returning to Guatemala City.
Discover some of the tastiest cuisine in central America on a half-day food tour in Guatemala City. Stop at the vibrant Mercado Central, sample fresh coffee and dessert in the historical city center, and see places that most visitors miss. You’ll learn from your guide about indigenous ingredients cultivated by the Mayans, and how they have combined with Spanish foods to shape the cuisine.
Embark on an exotic culinary adventure with this 5-hour small-group cooking class in Antigua, including hotel pick-up. Master expert techniques and local ingredients to create typical Guatemalan dishes like ‘hilachas’, tamales and ‘camote en dulce’, under the watchful eye of a professional chef. After tasting your creations over lunch, leave armed with recipes and cooking tips to help you recreate your favorite dishes back home.
Once famously described as "too much of a good thing," Lake Atitlan's stunning beauty and broad diversity of towns can make it difficult for visitors to decide how best to see its attractions. This tour lets you see it all while connecting with the landscape and the local people in ways that few visitors get to do. After taking a boat from Panajachel to the small Mayan village of Tzununa, hop on a bike for a ride through the countryside, stopping to visit weaving cooperatives, coffee plantations, art galleries, and some of the best viewpoints on the Lake.
Taste Antigua is Guatemala's original food tours. A walking city tour combined with the opportunity to eat five different traditional Guatemalan dishes and snacks; this tour is for those who want to combine a historic city tour with eating. Experience the best street food Antigua has to offer by visiting a famous candy store, and many small family run secret diners. A great way to scope out Guatemalan food in Antigua so that you can keep returning to those spots you can't get enough of. Make sure to come hungry.
Get a crash course in Guatemalan cooking in just a few hours during this culinary course on Antigua. Perfect for those who are short on time, this class teaches participants to make some classics such as stuffed peppers, platanos, and Guatemalan-style mole. Sit down to eat your handmade feast with your group, enjoying conversation about Antigua’s history and culture.
Take a stroll with Due South Travels through the Antigua market's labyrinth of stalls and vendors, selling anything and everything you can imagine! This is a truly authentic experience. We will discuss the different things you see, and sample some exotic fruits and Guatemalan sweets. The market shapes many locals' way of life and schedule here, and its importance will be discussed. You can try your hand at making your own tortillas also! Then, we'll stop for lunch at a sit-down market eatery and discuss traditional Guatemalan cuisine. Afterwards, you'll be given a curated list of Antigua's tastiest restaurants for you to continue your cuisine experience on your own.Meet your English-speaking guide in central park. Lunch not included, but averages Q20-Q35 per meal.