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Tikal Day Trip by Air from Antigua with Lunch

Tikal Day Trip by Air from Antigua with Lunch

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Experience one of the ancient world’s most incredible archaeological sites at Tikal, a celebrated Mayan city deep in the Guatemalan jungle, on this convenient 10-hour trip by air from Antigua. Enjoy a bird’s eye view of the Guatemalan jungle on your flight to this UNESCO World Heritage-listed Mayan site, spending the day exploring this incredible city’s steep temples and beautiful plazas with the help of your guide. Your day trip from Antigua to Tikal also includes round-trip transportation from your Antigua hotel, lunch, and all entrance fees.
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  • 17 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$445.99
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$445.99
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Tikal Tour From Antigua

Tikal Tour From Antigua

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No trip to Guatemala is complete without a visit to Tikal. Visit the Mayan Ruins with ease on a full-day tour from Antigua. All-inclusive land and air transportation makes it possible for you to experience the UNESCO listed ruins in a single day without feeling rushed. After a guided tour of the complex, enjoy lunch and free time to explore on your own.
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  • 17 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$397.76
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$397.76
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Iximché Ruins and Antigua City Tour

Iximché Ruins and Antigua City Tour

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Explore the fascinating Spanish and Mayan history of Guatemala on this family-friendly 8-hour tour to Iximché and colonial Antigua. Wander the atmospheric archaeological site of Iximché to discover the history of the Mayans. Then head to Antigua, former colonial capital, where you’ll visit the San Francisco Church, Calle del Arco, La Merced Church and the central plaza. Your excursion also includes round-trip transportation from your hotel, a guide and all entrance fees.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$80.99
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$80.99
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Tikal and Yaxha Overnight Trip by Air from Antigua

Tikal and Yaxha Overnight Trip by Air from Antigua

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Discover northern Guatemala’s most incredible Mayan ruins as you explore the sites of Tikal and Yaxha on this 2-day, overnight adventure from Antigua by air. Uncover the mysteries of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Tikal, perhaps the most elaborate of the ancient Mayan cities, on day 1 before continuing on to Yaxha, a sacred Mayan center situated along the shores of the Yaxha and Sacnab lakes. Your exploration of Tikal and Yaxha includes round-trip transport from your Antigua hotel, all flights, overnight accommodation, a guide, 2 lunches and breakfast on the second day.
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  • 2 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$605.13
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$605.13
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Iximche Ruins Tour from Antigua

Iximche Ruins Tour from Antigua

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Expand your Antigua holiday to include a visit to the ruins of Iximche on a half-day, small-group tour. Skip the stress of public buses and relax in round-trip transportation from your hotel. Enjoy a detailed tour around the ruins of the former Mayan civilization, including its two ball courts and ceremonial plazas, with ample opportunity to ask questions. Afterwards, take time to explore on your own, then unwind during the return journey.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.65
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$25.65
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IXIMCHE MAYAN RUINS TOUR from La Antigua

IXIMCHE MAYAN RUINS TOUR from La Antigua

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Get a glimpse of pre-Columbian life with a visit to archaeological site Iximche. Just 90 minutes from Antigua, this site was once capital of the Kaqchikel Maya Kingdom. Thanks to excellent restoration you can visit former palaces, temples, plazas, ball courts, murals, and a small museum of artifacts. Your guide will share background and point out historical details, such as signs of human sacrifice that linger at the site.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$98.00
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$98.00

Tikal Day Tour from Antigua Guatemala · By air

Tikal Day Tour from Antigua Guatemala · By air

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Skip the hours-long bus ride from Guatemala City to Tikal with this tour that lets you see the famous UNESCO-listed ruins in just one day. Fly right from the city to the ruins, and then see the most famous temples and monuments alongside a government-certified guide who brings them to life.
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  • 15 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$374.99
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$374.99
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Copan and Quirigua Overnight Trip from Antigua

Copan and Quirigua Overnight Trip from Antigua

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Explore the mysteries of the Mayan civilization at two of the culture’s most important archaeological sites on this 2-day overnight trip to Copán and Quirigua from Antigua. First stop at Copán, a UNESCO World Heritage site, spending the first day visiting one of the biggest Mayan cities of the ancient world. Then head to Quirigua, site of the Mayan world’s tallest stela. Along the way your guide will provide details about the history of these amazing sites. Your excursion also includes round-trip transportation from your hotel, breakfast, all entrance fees and standard overnight accommodation.
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  • 2 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$340.00
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$340.00
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Mixco Viejo Day Trip from Antigua

Mixco Viejo Day Trip from Antigua

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Discover the mysteries of the ancient Maya civilization on this full-day tour to the archeological site of Mixco Viejo, including hotel pick-up and round-trip transport from Antigua. Follow your guide around the vast Mayan ruins and learn how the city was once the capital of the Poqomam Maya kingdom as you marvel over temples, palaces and ball courts. After lunch (own expense), you’ll enjoy free time to explore independently, before heading back to Antigua.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$95.00
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La Antigua and San Juan del Obispo Palace from Port Quetzal

La Antigua and San Juan del Obispo Palace from Port Quetzal

Upon arrival you will meet with your guide who will be waiting for you inmediately when you come off the ship. He will make himself visible with a printed sign with your name. As you ride to Antigua enjoy a narrated presentation of Guatemalas country side. Once in Antigua start your walking tour from the main plaza and get to know the most important palaces of the colonial times. This excursion presents two very different sides of Guatemala. Discover the immensely influential role of religion, past and present, in San Jan Del Obispo Palace. Tour the Bishop's Palace, once a colonial residence now home to a community of Bethlemian Nuns. Sip a cup of chocolate, a favorite sweet treat in this small town, Walk its cobblestone streets.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.00
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Chichicastenango and Iximche Pyramids Private Day Tour from Antigua

Chichicastenango and Iximche Pyramids Private Day Tour from Antigua

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Our adventure starts at 7:00 am with our team picking you up at your hotel. The transportation service included in this tour is private, exclusively for you and your companion or group. All our vehicles are recent models with A/C, reclinable seats and cooler on board. The guide will accompany you along the tour and will share the history and secrets of these fascinating destinations. The detailed itinerary goes as follows: 07:00 am - Antigua hotel pick up 09:30 am - Arrival at Chichicastenango and tour at the village visiting the following places: Market, churches and typical stores 12:30 pm - Tour ending and free time to have lunch (meal not included in price) 02:00 pm - Transfer from Chichicastenango to Iximche 03:30 pm - Arrival at Mayan ruins and tour 05:00 pm - Transfer from Iximche to Antigua Guatemala 06:30 pm - Arrival at Antigua
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  • 10 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.00
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$99.00
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Cultural Antigua Guatemala

Cultural Antigua Guatemala

When visiting Antigua, a walking tour is the way to go. Admire views of colonial structures and colorful churches as you wander down the city's cobbled streets with your guide. As you walk, your guide shares a local perspective on top sights like La Merced and Plaza Mayor.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00
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$55.00

LA ANTIGUA CULTURAL WALKING TOUR- Afternoon

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LA ANTIGUA CULTURAL WALKING TOUR- Afternoon

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Get a glimpse of Guatemala’s colonial past with this walking tour of Antigua. This former capital is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, beloved for its cobblestone streets and majestic church ruins. Meet your guide in the Central Plaza and visit sites like a jade factory, City Hall Palace, and Santo Domingo, an elegant hotel and cultural center. As you walk, your guide will share information on Antigua’s history and architecture.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Mountain of Fire and Colonial Heritage

Mountain of Fire and Colonial Heritage

This tour combines visits to impressive volcanic landscapes and to complexes of the former Spanish colony capital in Central America, La Antigua Guatemala. You will pass by some of the barrancas or drainages of Fuego volcano (Fire in English), one of the most active volcanoes in the world. Per historical accounts, Fuego volcano affected the affairs of Central America’s capital during colonial times, presently known as La Antigua Guatemala and a UNESCO Cultural Patrimony. You will be amazed by the geological magnificence and the colonial ambiance covered on this tour.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$259.62
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$259.62
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Coffee plantation and Antigua combo

Coffee plantation and Antigua combo

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Keep an eye out for magnificent views of volcanoes, cattle and sugar cane plantation, At 5,000 feet above sea level you will discover Antigua, the colonial jewel of the Americas. Get great picture opportunity and learn about Guatemala coffee and pre-hispanic culture.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$101.54
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Guatemala City Tour: A Different Tour to Enjoy the Biggest city of CA

Guatemala City Tour: A Different Tour to Enjoy the Biggest city of CA

A different way to see the city. No rush to drive around. Best places for pictures. Best areas to learn the history
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$410.26
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$410.26
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Tecpán Market and Iximché Ruins Tour

Tecpán Market and Iximché Ruins Tour

This tour is the only one like it here in Antigua! We depart the colonial city at approximately 7am and head directly to a restaurant that serves delicious, filling, traditional food. After breakfast, we visit the Iximché Ruins, which was the first Spanish capital in Guatemala. Our local guide will explain the lifestyle of the Mayans while you explore the museum and grounds. Perhaps you'll even see a Mayan spiritual ceremony. Next, we will go to Tecpán, which is an authentic town in the cloud forests of Guatemala. Here, we will be the only foreigners in town as we weave our way through the market and discuss the products being offered. Tecpán is special because they have a huge market for textiles! The women search high and low for the beautiful "huipiles" that are either hand-woven, or machine-made. We will learn how to spot the difference and view all of the authentic products offered. We will take a peek inside history and visit a beautiful example of a colonial Hispanic church.
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  • 4 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.00
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Walking Tour 20 visitors Maximum.

Walking Tour 20 visitors Maximum.

Open yourself to the secrets behind this colonial City of Santiago de los Caballeros. Submerge in the colonial atmosphere for a while and discover why you see so many churches all over this charming city. This tour can be customize if you reserve in advance, to create an outline based on your interests. Otherwise I will guide you through the itinerary. With me you can visit the churches, monasteries, convents, ruines, museums, Food market, Handicraft markets, and also guide you through the Antigua's shopping stores after the tour is over.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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El Baul Museum / Mayan History in Stone

El Baul Museum / Mayan History in Stone

Get out of the path and enjoy a unique visit to a Museum full of history and unique pieces from the mayan history...enjoy the south of Guatemala from La Antigua Guatemala.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$410.26
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Chichicastenango Market from GUA CITY or ANTIGUA Private Service

Chichicastenango Market from GUA CITY or ANTIGUA Private Service

Billed as the largest outdoor market in Central America, the Chichicastenango Market is a must for Guatemala visitors with any interest in Guatemalan textiles or Mayan culture. Visiting as part of a guided tour eliminates the multiple bus transfers you’d need to visit on your own while giving you insight into Chichicastenango’s rich Mayan history and attractions.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$129.00
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Antigua Guatemala City Tour

Antigua Guatemala City Tour

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Located in the central highlands of Guatemala, this famous ancient city was once the capital of this diverse and colorful nation. Spend the day exploring the historic streets of this picturesque city and get an up-close look at the ruins of colonial churches and Spanish Baroque-influenced architecture. Your friendly, professional guide will unlock the history, culture and traditions of this popular destination and take you to all the top Antigua landmarks.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.00
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Full-Day Tour of Antigua Guatemala

Full-Day Tour of Antigua Guatemala

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Explore the beautiful Spanish-colonial architecture and beautiful setting of Antigua during this 8-hour day trip. This UNESCO World Heritage-listed city offers a wealth of historic monasteries, churches and monuments to explore, all set among a landscape of towering volcanoes and cobblestone streets. During your trip you’ll visit a number of town’s most important buildings, check out some of the surrounding villages and have time to shop for souvenirs inspired by the ancient Maya. Your Antigua day trip also includes a guide and round-trip hotel transport.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.75
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Mixco Viejo Mayan City Tour

Mixco Viejo Mayan City Tour

Mixco Viejo is an archaeological site in the north east of the Chimaltenango department of Guatemala, some 50 kilometres to the north of Guatemala City. Join us on a full-day tour as we bring you to explore this tourist attraction – we promise you nothing but an enriching day of fun! Named after being erroneously associated with the Postclassic Poqomam capital referred to in colonial records by that name, Mixco Viejo is a moderate-sized ruined city of the Postclassic Maya civilization, and is the last city of the Kaqchikel who fight against the conquers. You will start off either from Antigua or Guatemala City, and be driven 2 hours to El Quiché, where the old city hides in the mountains. Once you arrive, a guide will bring you around the ruins with a full historical recount of the Spanish conquest. Lunch will be inside the ruins over the top of a pyramid – where you can take in a spectacular view of the mountains.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$185.89
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Guatemala City Half Day Private Tour

Guatemala City Half Day Private Tour

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The Guatemala City Tour by a native tour guide is the safest way to know the city. Our tour guide drives you around all the highlights and historical points of the city, with a nice and comfortable vehicle. Immerse in the mystical Mayan civilization with a visit to The Archaeological Museum with a unique explanation of all the magical pieces that conform the History of Guatemala. Then we drive around the city most famous streets and zones only to stop in the Historical Center of Guatemala City, for a two-hour visit to the Market, Main Cathedral, The National Palace, Constitution Plaza and the 6th avenue.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$91.54
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