- 8 hours (Approx.)
- Hotel pickup offered
- Mobile ticket
This tour is designed specifically for travelers who want to get in touch with local people and travel of the beaten path. The journey begins in Antigua, where you will understand the meaning of this magical and captivating small city.
You will have a brief view of the city and will continue visiting each town with a bilingual guide. Visit to Ciudad Vieja (second capital of Guatemala), a macadamia farm in San Miguel Dueñas, San Juan del Obispo, San Pedro Las Huertas and finally you will have time to weave your own souvenir in San Antonio Aguascalientes.
- Excellent value for money
- Small group ensures personal service
- All entrance fees included
- Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
- Great overview and orientation of the city
- Professional guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Food and drinks
Centrally located Guatemala City or Antigua hotels
Original departure point
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: The Plaza Central Park, Plaza Mayor City Center, Antigua 03001 Guatemala
A good place to start a walk of this monastic town is the “Plaza Mayor” or the square which in the center has the “Mermaids Fountain”, then a visit to the “City Hall”, “The Palace of the Generals Captain’s”, and the “Cathedral” is advise, the fourth side of the square is occupied by souvenir shops, coffee shops, library, jewelry and others.
After lunch (own expense) visit to San Antonio Aguascalientes which is well known for its colorful and nice handicrafts.
Visit a women’s weaving cooperative where you will learn about the elaboration of huipiles, a process done by hand using the ancient technique called “tejido de cintura” (tissue waist).
You will have the opportunity to learn the technique and make your own tissue and bring it home with you as a colorful souvenir. It takes about 2.5 to 3 hours.
You can also learn in a workshop about the life of our artisans and see how a Guatemalan family lives.
Duration: 3 hours
Stop At: Church of Ciudad Vieja, Centro Civico, Ciudad Vieja 03012 Guatemala
Visit Ciudad Vieja which was the second city founded by Spanish in Guatemala. You will also visit San Juan del Obispo and San Pedro Las Huertas towns.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Valhalla Experimental Station, Km 52.5 a San Miguel Duenas, San Miguel Duenas Guatemala
Visit the forward-thinking Valhalla Experimental Station, known for its sustainable approach to growing macadamia nuts. Located in San Miguel Dueñas, far more than a traditional growing operation, the Valhalla Project is devoted to reversing global warming and assisting indigenous people through self-sustaining farming and education.
Duration: 1 hour
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.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not recommended for child aged 12 and under
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.