Colonial walking tour
Overflowing with history and world-class colonial architecture, Antigua is a highlight of any trip to Guatemala. This wonderfully preserved UNESCO world heritage site used to be Guatemala’s capital. It was the economic, political, religious and cultural centre of the country until the devasting earthquake of 1773. Antigua Guatemala is located an hour far from Guatemala City.
· La Catedral de San Jose (St. Josephs Cathedral)
· Iglesia San Francisco el Grande (St. Francis’ Church)
· Iglesia de La Merced (Church of La Merced)
· La Casa del Jade (The Jade Museum)
Total trip time: 3 hours
Departure time: 8:00am
Included in Price: A Spanish / English speaking guide
Additional costs: Money for food or drinks if required
What to bring: Comfortable clothes and shoes, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, camera.
Price: $35.00 USD
Tour to Tikal – one day
If you are imitated on time, this tour is perfect for you, you can´t miss a Tikal tour if you are in Guatemala.
A taxi driver will pick you up at your hotel in Guatemala City at 4:30am to take you to La Aurora Airport to fly to Airport Mundo Maya in Flores, Petén. The flight takes an hour. Once you get the Airport in Flores, a shared minivan will be waiting for you to drive to Tikal, national park where the guide will be waiting for you to start the expedition around Mayan World, you will finish the tour around midday, time for lunch and then driving back to the airport to take the domestic flight to Guatemala City, around 18:30 pm which means you will be at Guatemala City at 19:30pm and the taxi to take you to your hotel will be waiting for you.
Total trip time: 5 hours
Departure time: 4:30am Guatemala City
Price: $400.00 USD
Included in Price: Private taxi round trip, Domestic flight Ticket – round trip, Semi-private transport to Tikal – round trip, bilingual guide.
Additional costs: Entrance ticket to Tikal reserve, and extra money to buy food and drinks if required
What to bring: Your passport to check you information for the ticket, Sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, insect repellent, light clothes and sensible shoes, a lamp, water and a rain jacket during May to October.