Chichicastenango Market Tour - Antigua

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    07:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from all hotels or points of interest in and around the Antigua,
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Chichicastenango (local refers to it as Chichi) is an indigenous town in the Guatemalan Highlands where a kaleidoscope of colors takes place, is one of the largest markets in Central America, locals who come far and wide to buy and sell products also visit their loved ones in the cementary, yes we will visit the cementary. The market is full of vegetables, fruits, handcrafts, textiles, artifacts, street food.One of our principal visits is the artisanal traditional mask factory and Santo Thomas church (built in 1540) over the base of an archeological pre-Colombian temple, where we will experience the Guatemalan syncretism. We will explore the city by walking but also tasting fruits of the season like the traditional and original type of GUATEMALA BANANA as well as the traditional PAN DE MUERTO bread of dead. The bread is offered up honoring the four elements of life to those that are no longer in this physical cosmos.Our lunch will be served by the local family for all type of dietary

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Stop At: Mercado de Chichicastenango, Btw 7a & 8a Calle, Chichicastenango 14006 Guatemala
Our market days have been vibrant and colorful since more than 4,000 years ago. These are the best places to experience our rich culture. Chichicastenango: (Sundays and Thursdays 94km away from Antigua), This is one of the biggest markets in Guatemala. It is full of textiles, vegetables, fruits, and handcrafts. You also will visit the mask factory and Santo Thomas church, where you can see the Guatemalan syncretism. Have a day full of fun and enjoyment in this traditional Mayan market. This city has tons of tradition.
Duration: 4 hours

Inclusions

Snacks

Bottled water

All Fees and Taxes

Lunch

Exclusions

if you are staying in Guatemala City there is a extra fee of $20

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Wheelchair accessible

Stroller accessible

Service animals allowed

Near public transportation

Infants must sit on laps

Transportation is wheelchair accessible

Walking involved in the market, but tour is based on individual pace of traveler, so special accommodations can be made.

Most travelers can participate

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers