Private: Antigua, Colonial City Full Day - Antigua Guatemala

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up is available at hotels of Guatemala City within zones 10, 13, 15, 11, 9.
    Our representative will pick you up at the lobby of the hotel you indicated with a si.. read more
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Visit the city which was once the capital of Central America.
Enjoy its mix of cultures: native traditions, colonial style, modern life.
Walk over stoned streets visiting colonial buildings and ruins.
Visit the market for souvenir shopping.
Meet the locals.

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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: The Plaza Central Park, Plaza Mayor City Center, Antigua 03001 Guatemala
We visit the Central Park of Antigua Guatemala. Here we walk around observing locals in their daily life. You can find them selling traditional food, kids' toys, textiles and more.
We also visit some of the surrounding main buildings like the General Captaincy and the City Hall.
Duration: 40 minutes
Stop At: Cathedral de Santiago, Calle Oriente 5, Antigua 03001 Guatemala
In front of Central Park, we find the Cathedral of Antigua: Saint James. The original church was built around 1541, but suffered several earthquakes throughout its history and never was finished. However, it has two parts, the main body where Catholic masses are held and the ruins, where the guide explains how this building is a treasure not just due to its architecture, but also because of Mayan ceremonies held at the ruins.

Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Cerro de la Cruz, Antigua, Guatemala, Antigua 03001 Guatemala
Our first stop before entering into the colonial City is "Cerro de la Cruz" a hill wherein 1930, a wooden cross was set. The attraction is the panoramic view over the city with its avenues, buildings, and churches having as background the Agua Volcano.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Jade Maya - The Original Jade factory and Museum, 4a. Calle Oriente No. 34, Antigua 03001 Guatemala
We visit a store-museum of Jade. Jade was a precious stone for the Mesoamerican tribes and Guatemala is one of the main producers of it.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Mercado de Artesanias, C. Poniente and Alameda de Santa Lucia 4, Antigua 03001 Guatemala
Visit the handicraft market of Antigua Guatemala to admire hand-made products and buy souvenirs to take home.
Duration: 40 minutes
Stop At: Convento de las Capuchinas, Av Norte at 2 Calle Oriente 2, Antigua 03001 Guatemala
Visit some ruins of churches and covenants of Antigua Guatemala as "Las Capuchinas". The splendor of these sites remains not only on its architectural beauty but also on the secrets of its history.
Duration: 20 minutes

Inclusions

  • Private transportation
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Certified bilingual guide during all excursion
  • Entrances
  • Entry/Admission - The Plaza Central Park
  • Entry/Admission - Cathedral de Santiago
  • Entry/Admission - Cerro de la Cruz
  • Entry/Admission - Jade Maya - The Original Jade factory and Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Mercado de Artesanias
  • Entry/Admission - Convento de las Capuchinas

Exclusions

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Soda/Pop
  • Gratuities and personal expenses

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Stroller accessible

Near public transportation

Infant seats available

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

Most travelers can participate

Not suitable for people with limited physical mobility

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate