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from $63.00 USD

Oct 25, 2019
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  • 5 hours (Approx.)
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
Overview Overview

Exploring the fascinating city of La Antigua and learn about it´s history during colonial times. Our expert guide will share with you the many wonders of this city and the magic of the flavors and textures of the Guatemalan Gastronomy.

Inclusions & Exclusions Inclusions & Exclusions
Inclusions
  • Bilingual Guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Food tastings
  • Roundtrip transportation from Guatemala City to Antigua Guatemala
  • Entry/Admission - Convento Capuchinas
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Departure & Return Departure & Return
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered

Departure Time

8:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

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What to Expect What to Expect

Itinerary
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Pass By: Antigua Guatemala market, Mercado Municipal Sector 12, 12-74A, Antigua Guatemala Sacatepéquez, Antigua Guatemala 03001, Guatemala

In Antigua you will meet our guide specialized in gastronomy and will start with an introduction to the Guatemalan Gastronomy History, during our walking we will admire the architecture of the colonial City of Antigua, below a brief summary of what to expect on your way.

Stop At: Antigua Guatemala market, Mercado Municipal Sector 12, 12-74A, Antigua Guatemala Sacatepéquez, Antigua Guatemala 03001, Guatemala

We are going to explore the Antigua Guatemala Market (we will learn about the history of the grains, vegetables and fruits).

The main foods that were in Mesoamerica before the Conquest were corn, beans, squash, cacao and chili and to remember a bit our past we will have the opportunity to be in touch with local people and will learn how to make tortillas that is made of corn.


Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Antigua Guatemala Central Park, 5a Calle Poniente 13-7, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala

The Central Park is located at the heart of the city, surrounded by the traditional grid pattern frequently utilized in Spanish urban planning in the colonies. The park is surrounded by the Palace of the Generals Captain, City Hall, the church of San José (formerly the Cathedral of Guatemala), the Archbishop’s Palace and the Portal of Commerce. Here, visitors will also find the Mermaid´s Fountain. The Count of Gomera (Gomera is the word for a rubber plantation) built the fountain in remembrance of a popular legend, which tells the story of a King whose daughters gave birth but did not want to nurse their children. Will learn about this famous story as you immerse yourself in the colonial history of the city.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: La Antigua GUATEMALA, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala

Visit to an emblematic restaurant of Antigua Guatemala well known for its variety of local dishes, we will know what kitchens were like in ancient times and we will taste a delicious Guatemalan desserts made with local ingredients, also we will appreciate the amazing landscape that offers the terrace, from this view we will appreciate the Santa Catalina Arch, La Merced Church and other important buildings from Antigua Guatemala.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Arco de Santa Catalina, Avenida Norte 5a, Antigua 03001 Guatemala

On our walking we will appreciate the Santa Catalina Arch and its history.

Stop At: La Antigua GUATEMALA, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala

Continuing our experience we will taste local dishes and we will know about its history, we will have the opportunity to meet the most important dishes for the Guatemala Gastronomy, These creations of culinary art were born during the sixteenth century and represent the fusion of pre-Columbian cuisine with ingredients of Hispanic Arabic origin. Most of the dishes are made with

Vegetables, meats and spices. Also we will have the opportunity to taste an icon dish of Antigua Guatemala, well known for its peculiar flavor and ingredients that make it up.


Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Convento Capuchinas, 2a Avenida Norte y 2a Calle Oriente esquina. Antigua Guatemala, Antigua Guatemala 03001, Guatemala

Visit to the Capuchinas convent where we can see vestiges of ancient cuisine and where many of the native recipes of Guatemala originated

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: La Antigua GUATEMALA, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala

Then continuing our experience we will visit a Guatemalan typical candy shop where we will learn about the elaboration process and history also will appreciate the handmade candies and made of local ingredients and fruits.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ciudad de Guatemala, Calz. Aguilar Batres, Guatemala

At the end of our delicious walking transfer back to your hotel.

Duration: 1 hour

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
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum of 2 passengers apply to run the tour.
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • 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.
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • For groups of 10 persons or more, please contact local provider to arrange.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
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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