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Puerto Quetzal Shore Excursion: Colonial Antigua, Jade Factory with Lunch

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Guatemala, Guatemala
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7 hours (Approx.)
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Offered in: English and 1 more

Overview

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.
  • Full-day Puerto Quetzal shore excursion to Antigua Guatemala
  • Explore Antigua’s top landmarks on a walking tour, including Santa Catalina Arch and colonial churches
  • Hear commentary about the history of the former capital from your guide
  • Enjoy complimentary lunch and free time to explore the town
  • Port pickup and drop-off included
  • Covered by Viator's worry-free policy: guaranteed on-time return to your ship
Wander the cobblestone streets and pass under the iconic 17th-century Santa Catalina Arch during your full-day sightseeing adventure. You’ll enjoy a traditional Guatemalan lunch and round-trip transportation from your cruise terminal.
This memorable shore excursion takes you back in time on a Colonial Antigua tour. Meet your driver at the Puerto Quetzal cruise port and head to the old Guatemala City—now known as Antigua—for a tour of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Marvel at the Spanish colonial architecture and old world charm of this truly picturesque town.
Your friendly and knowledgeable guide will meet you upon arrival and take you on a memorable walking tour of the city’s cobblestone streets past all of the architectural highlights, including local churches, municipal buildings and town squares, and join you and your fellow travelers for a traditional Guatemalan lunch, too.

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hanson2brooks
, Mar 2019

We enjoyed this tour very much. Our tour guide, Celestino was very knowledgeable and pleasant. The bus trip was nice with only 20 guests onboard. The city of Antigua was lined with cobble stone streets and beautiful old churches. A quaint town with a lot of history. We are older and was afraid that a long walking tour might be overwhelming but it wasn’t at all. The jade factory was nice if you like jewelry etc.. Many Street vendors selling their wares which by the way are much less than the shops by the ship. We had a delicious lunch with many options to choose from. We chose the chicken with a green tomato and cilantro sauce which started off with a green salad, then the chicken (whole breast or leg and thigh) with green sauce, rice and vegetables along with freshly made hot corn tortillas. They even let us hand make a tortilla if we wanted too! We would definitely recommend this tour!

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brojo294
, Feb 2018

Tour guide was EXCELLENT! We highly recommend this tour!

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batt812
, Oct 2017

Juan Pablo is the best tour guide that I have seen.

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Vivian M
, May 2017

Great excursion. We booked this tour before our cruise. Very good value. We enjoyed our guide Juan Pablo. He was knowledgeable and very patient with our group. We had lunch at a very nice restaurant but we were not impressed with the limited menu of two choices for our group. The beet enchiladas were not a big hit. The other choice was much better. I would recommend this tour.

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peggi_g
, Apr 2017

Antigua was A very amazing city but you need a tour guide as it's a1.5 hours from cruise port. Our guide was Willy he did a great job. Explained about the country and showed us a lot of things, Antigua is a very historic city that seems lost in time a lot of things are untouched. There is a lot of poverty here so be prepared to say no thank you as they will not leave you alone. We would use vivator again on a cruise excursion they were great

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Lydia S
, Feb 2017

Awesome tour through the old city, lots of cobblestone streets, a church hundreds of years old, the jade factory was great and of course we bought jewelry, love my jade cross. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable on the places we visited, rich in history.

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Nadine V
, Apr 2016

Nice walk in the old town, excellent guide.

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442dude
, Jun 2015

Jose was very knowledgeable I just wish we had more time at spa would have got message .

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Grahame W
, Jun 2015

Excellent tour. Jose was an excellent guide, was waiting for us when we came to the pier. Hot springs was fantastic, but not enough time there. Lunch was delicious.

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Susan M
, May 2015

Our tour guide Jose was waiting on the pier with a sign showing the names of people on the tour very easy to find him. We had a comfortable, informative ride to Antigua, then a nice walking tour with brief stops for photos. On to the spa for an excellent lunch and time in the thermal pools. Overall, great value and interesting guide. I would recommend.


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