Puerto Quetzal Shore Excursion: Coffee Plantation And Antigua Sightseeing Tour

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    One hour after ships arrival Tour departs within walking distance of the cruise portTimes are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Puerto Quetzal
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :

Overview

See the sights of Antigua City, coffee farm, shopping, volcanoes and colonial architecture during this 6-hour tour. Get you onboard your air conditioned transportation at the port and your exploration of Guatemala begins. As you head towards Antigua City, your guide will give you interesting information not only about the city but also his native Guatemala, the cultural and history. You will pass the beautiful countryside with views of the famous volcanoes. During this excursion you will have a lot of photo opportunities

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After being picked up from the cruise ship port your first stop will be in the small town of San Antonio Aquas Caliente where you will get to see the coffee production process and how they do it by hand, the old fashion way still done today. And yes, you will have the opportunity to taste.

Passing through the city of Antigua, you will see numerous examples of the Spanish Baroque influenced architecture and colonial church ruins that date back to the 1500's. The city has earned a UNESCO World Heritage Site award due to its cultural importance.

In the center of the city, your guide will lead you to the Central Park and Plaza. You will get to see the Church of La Merced, Cathedral Church and the Santo Domingo Convent as well. You will even get to visit the famous Jade Factory where you will learn about the local mining and production of jade.

There are a wide variety of restaurants that you can choose from if you would like to purchase lunch. Your guide will make suggestions if you would like. There will also be time to do some browsing and shopping where you will find everything from locally hand crafted items, souvenirs and also fine examples of the well-renown brightly colored hand woven textiles!

The cruise excursion guide will take you back to Puerto Quetzal at the end of this Guatemala shore excursion.

Inclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Bottled water
  • Professional driver/guide
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Small-group tour
  • Local guide

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

Minimum age is 18 years

At time of booking, cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time

Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship

Not recommended for participants with back problems

Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required

The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions

Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date but not full refund