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from $65.00 USD

Oct 24, 2019
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Adult 12 - 85 years

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Details

  • 10 hours (Approx.)
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
Overview Overview

Depart from Antigua early in the morning to Chichicastenango Maya market, and witness ancient Indian rituals at the Santo Tomas Church and enjoy the picturesque outdoor market where locals from the region gather to buy and sell fruits, vegetables, flowers, grains, animals, textiles and handicrafts.

Then, enjoy views at the beautiful Lake Atitlan in the Western highlands region.

Highlights
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Small-group tour
Inclusions & Exclusions Inclusions & Exclusions
Inclusions
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Lunch (if option selected)
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Meals (you can add lunch optional)
  • Beverage
  • Gratuities
Departure & Return Departure & Return
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
These are our pick up points for our excursion. Please select your pick up point and be 15 minutes prior the starting time.

Departure Time

7:30 AM

Please note:

Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.

Return Details

Original departure point

Operates

Thursday and Sunday

What to Expect What to Expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: antigua guatemala, Unnamed Road, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala

You will be pick up in your hotel in Antigua Guatemala to start a journey to the Guatemalan highlands to appreciate the colorful market of Chichicastenango and take a panoramic view considered of one of the most beautiful lakes.

Stop At: Mercado de Chichicastenango, Btw 7a & 8a Calle, Chichicastenango 14006 Guatemala

Upon our arrival at the market we will start our walking tour inside the market. It is the center of the city and at the heart of commercial life of "maxeños" (name given to the indigenous people of Chichicastenango, derived from Max which means Tomás in the Quiché language). The merchants descend every Thursday and Sunday to the central square to sell their products in this impressive indigenous market that has changed very little over the centuries.
We will observe the colorful handicrafts and handmade by local inhabitants of the región also you can see various merchandise, such as clay crafts, typical textiles, fruits, vegetables, meats and seafood, flowers and the regional costumes of the place.
We are also going to visit Santo Tomás Church, built in 1540 on the basis of a pre-Hispanic archaeological temple. This church is a splendid example of colonial architecture, as the Mayan and Latin influence mixes both inside and outside of the church over time. After exploring the market you can enjoy a delicious lunch (not included, but you can add it on optionals for additional cost)


Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Panajachel, Guatemala

At the end of our walk you will be transfer to the town of Panajachel, which is located on Lake Atitlan. We will visit Calle Santander and enjoy a spectacular view of the lake which is considered one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. Three spectacular volcanoes, Tolimán, Atitlán and San Pedro form the natural framework of the lake itself

Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: antigua guatemala, Unnamed Road, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala

At the end of our tour we return to Antigua Guatemala

Hotel Pickup Hotel Pickup

Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.

Additional Info Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Minimum of 2 passengers (adults) is required for the tour to run. If the minimum size is not reached, the tour is subject to cancellation and all tickets are refunded or rescheduled.
  • Tours include bilingual guide (English and Spanish).
  • It is recommended that you bring walking shoes, hat, sunglasses, and a camera.
  • Please contact local provider if you need a guide in any other language. French, German and Italian in private services, subject to additional costs and guide availability.
  • For groups of 10 persons or more, please contact local provider to arrange
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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