When your cruise ship sails into Puerto Quezal, maximize your time with a full-day shore excursion to Antigua. Alongside by your guide, you’ll absorb the colonial charm of Antigua City while listening to history-rich commentary. Marvel at landmarks like Santo Domingo Convent and the Church of La Merced and then browse stalls brimming with colorful souvenirs. Visit a rural coffee plantation to observe traditional production processes and sample aromatic cups of coffee with a local farmer.
Depart from Puerto Quetzal and enjoy the amazing Antigua Guatemala. This city is outstanding and the best-preserved colonial city in Latin America. Tourists visit Antigua, Guatemala every year from around the world to enjoy its natural beauty and historical monuments. The Spanish Colonial style permeates every part of the town: its houses, churches, squares, parks and ruins, also its traditions and folklore as well. Antigua is a city of charm and color where you can see and buy an overwhelming variety of attractive, handmade products that honor the traditions of generations of artisans
Make the most of your time on dry land with a private tour of Antigua. Your excursion to the UNESCO-listed city includes a guided tour of the central plaza, along with a visits to a jade factory and the Santo Domingo Monastery. Beginning and ending at the Puerto Quetzal cruise terminal, comfortable round-trip transportation ensures that you return to your ship in time for departure.
Enjoy a day exploring the colonial confines of Antigua, one of Guatemala’s most historic cities, and visiting a relaxing hot springs spa during this 8-hour shore excursion. Spend the morning exploring the UNESCO World Heritage-listed city of Antigua, discovering its wealth of Spanish baroque architecture, cathedral ruins and colorful facades during a walking tour. Then transfer to Kawilal Hot Springs, a spa resort with 12 soaking pools, 25 steam baths and 3 hydrotherapy baths heated by fiery Pacaya Volcano. This Guatemala shore excursion includes lunch, a guide and round-trip port transport.
Just 2 hours from "Puerto Quetzal" Cruise Terminal.
Pacaya Volcano is one of the easiest available active volcano hikes in Guatemala. Its smooth activity allows visitors to approach the Lava coals, the smoking cone, and enjoy the great views of other Volcanoes, lake Amatitlán and the City.
It gives you perfect time to enjoy an extreme activity, tailor made for cruise ship travelers.
Antigua Guatemala is a city that once was the Capital of the Whole Central America.
In this tour you'll travel back in time to the XV through XVII century, with its cobblestone streets, catholic churches and convents, unique monuments and gastronomy.
Today we enjoy all that heritage, join us.
Private off-shore excursion specially designed for cruisers arriving at the port "Puerto Quetzal" to visit the city which once was the capital of Central America: Antigua Guatemala.
Certified bilingual guide and minivan/bus with authorization to pick up travelers at the port.
A reliable transport company we have recommended for 4 years. They will stop for toilet breaks if needed. The shuttles are clean and comfortable and never over crowded. Enoy the airconditioning. There are roof racks for surf boards at no extra cost and with prior knowledge the only shuttle company that will take dogs. Simply relax as you pass up close to the volcanoes and enjoy the scenery.
We'll depart from Puerto Quetzal to Antigua Guatemala, one of the most interesting Destinations in Guatemala.
It combines well-preserved Colonial Architecture, nice Gardens and attractive Shops.
Visitors of this World Heritage City are always amazed because there´s many interesting things to discover and Enjoy.
Our Tours are very dynamic, We have a passionate team of Tour Guides that really enjoy sharing good information and have the experience to know what pleases Travelers.
Head to shore and experience the beauty and wonder of colonial Antigua on a tour of this historic city. Your friendly guide will lead you on a memorable shore excursion walking tour that includes visits to some of the city’s most famous highlights, like La Merced Church, as well as expert commentary and local insights.
Add some relaxation time to your shore excursion in Guatemala during this 8-hour trip to the country’s Kawilal Hot Springs. This sprawling spa complex, which uses waters heated by the warmth of nearby Pacaya Volcano, offers a wealth of thermal pools, a thermal circuit, steam baths and hydrotherapy. Soak away your aches in the spa’s warming waters, or choose to add a massage, manicure or pedicure to your visit (at your own expense). You’ll also have time to fuel up with some food at the on-site restaurant. This Kawilal shore excursion covers lunch and round-trip port transport.
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
Experience the history and natural surroundings of Antigua on a private tour from Puerto Quetzal. Upon arrival, your chauffeur is waiting to whisk you away in private transportation. The drive is part of the adventure, as you take in the mountainous landscapes. Explore the UNESCO listed city center independently or hire a private guide to dig deeper into the city’s history. Return to the cruise terminal with time to spare.
Don't let the chance to visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed city of Antigua pass you by—this private tour from Puerto Quetzal takes you straight from the port to the city so you can spend less time in transit and more time visiting the city's amazing sights like La Merced, the San Francisco Convent, and Casa Santo Domingo. On your way back, stop at a jade museum and factory and macadamia nut plantation.
Rather than just ticking off historical sights, gain insight into local culture during a shore excursion to Rio Dulce and a children’s school from Santo Tomas de Castilla. Ideal for first-time visitors with limited time, this tour combines nature, culture, and history: you’ll explore Rio Dulce Canyon by boat, interact with locals at a school; and take a walking tour of the city. Plus, port pickup and drop-off are included.
Our tour is unique because we visit a traditional Mayan village around Antigua Guatemala where fabrics are made in the ancient ways and visit Antigua Guatemala with its Old colonial architecture and watch how jade is formed. The route to Antigua have has a wonderful scenic panorama of the Pacific lowlands considered a mythical land between volcanoes beautiful colonial homes, buildings and ruins of churches, cloisters and monasteries. Upon arriving to San Antonio Aguas Calientes learn about Guatemala’s Mayan Heritage of Weaving. Then we visit Antiguas Merced Church from where we walk to the Central Plaza to admire the main palaces of the City. For lunch we offere options and provide time then we visit a Jade Factory.before. returning to pier. End of services
Don’t let limited mobility hold you back from exploring the UNESCO World Heritage-listed city of Antigua when in Guatemala. This Puerto Quetzal shore excursion is specially designed for those who are only able to walk short distances and want to see top Antigua sights without the difficulty of walking down too many cobbled, narrow roads. Visit the popular Jade Factory and Museum, Plaza Mayor, Central Park, and more with the ease of included transportation and the benefit of a guide.
Antigua Guatemala is outstanding and the best-preserved colonial city in Latin America. Tourists visit Antigua Guatemala every year from around the world to enjoy its natural beauty and historic monuments. The Spanish Colonial style permeates every part of the town: its houses, churches, squares, parks and ruins, also its traditions and folklore as well. Antigua is a city of charm and color where you can see and buy an overwhelming variety of attractive, handmade products that honor the traditions of generations of artisans
Feel as if you're traveling back in time with this shore excursion and history tour. A Blue Badge guide leads you from Lake Izabal, the largest lake in Guatemala, to Castillo de San Felipe, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage Site Tentative List. Lunch, with a vegetarian option, is provided. Included entrance fees and convenient port pickup and drop-off complete a hassle-free shore excursion.
We are going to explore the Antigua Guatemala Market (we will learn about the history of the grains, vegetables and fruits). The main foods that were in Mesoamerica before the Conquest were corn, beans, squash, cacao and chili and to remember a bit our past we will have the opportunity to be in touch with local people and will learn how to make tortillas that is made of corn.
Continuing our experience we will taste local dishes and we will know about its history, we will have the opportunity to meet the most important dishes for the Guatemala Gastronomy, These creations of culinary art were born during the sixteenth century and represent the fusion of pre-Columbian cuisine with ingredients of Hispanic Arabic origin. Most of the dishes are made with Vegetables, meats and spices. Also we will have the opportunity to taste an icon dish of Antigua Guatemala, well known for its peculiar flavor and ingredients that make it up.
This drive-through safari tour from Puerto Quetzal is a kid-friendly way to discover Guatemala’s wildlife without leaving the comfort of a private vehicle. Skip the hassle of renting a car and enjoy door-to-door transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle that takes you straight from your cruise port to the drive-through safari. Then, ride through it to see wild animals in a natural habitat—not cages.
You will explore and enjoy one of the most important colonial cities in Guatemala that offers awesome and majestic landscapes.
This will be your opportunity to learn about the culture and architecture of this beautiful and colorful city.
Spend a relaxing morning or afternoon at the Hot Springs of Quetzaltenango. Skip the confusion of public buses and relax in round-trip transportation from Xela. Submerge yourself in one of the four pools and enjoy a natural and invigorating experience surrounded by tropical foliage and fresh mountain air. The mineral waters, which have been an important part of Mayan culture for thousands of years, are said to have therapeutic effects.
On this tour enjoy, enjoy the natural wetlands and mangroves of the Pacific Ocean, Guatemala. The water channels of this area are full of birds, exotic plants and green vegetation. Your guide, an expert in bird watching, will indicate the variety that you will be spotting during the tour.
Since these are lazy water channels; your kayaking adventure will be effortless! At the end of the tour, back to the restaurant for a delicious snack with the taste of Guatemala.