OverviewSee the sights of Antigua City, coffee farm, shopping, volcanoes and colonial architecture during this 6-hour tour.
Your certified guide will pick you up just outside your cruise ship, get you on board your air conditioned transportation and your fun exploration in 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
Know More about this tourAfter 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 for Puerto Quetzal Shore Excursion: Coffee Plantation And Antigua Sightseeing Tour
- Entrance fees
- Bottled water
- Professional driver/guide
- Port pickup and drop-off
- Small-group tour
- Wine tasting
- Local guide
Exclusions for Puerto Quetzal Shore Excursion: Coffee Plantation And Antigua Sightseeing Tour
- Food and drinks
- Gratuities (recommended)
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