Short and Simple Guatemala
During this tour, you'll explore the towns of Antigua, Chichicastenango, Sololá, and Santiago Atitlán. The tour lasts four days and four nights.
- Duration: 144 hrs
- Available Days: Wed
- Schedule: 8:00 AM
- Hotel Transport Included
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English, Spanish
This tour begins on Wednesday with your arrival into Guatemala City. You'll then be transferred to your hotel in the city for accommodations.
On Thursday morning you'll head to Chichicastenango. Upon arrival, visit the picturesque outdoor market and the Church of St. Thomas. The afternoon is free for shopping and to visit Chichicastenango on your own. You'll stay the night here (accommodations not included).
After breakfast on Friday, drive to Sololá and visit the indigenous market. In the afternoon, you will continue on to Lake Atitlán for housing (not included).
At 9:00 AM on Saturday you'll take a boat to the picturesque village of Santiago Atitlán. This is a good place to wander around and get a sense of Guatemalan culture. In the afternoon you'll depart for Antigua. Upon arrival you'll be transferred to your hotel accommodation (not included).
On Sunday you'll visit the most interesting places in Antigua: churches, convents, monasteries and other colonial places. After lunch, you'll head back to Guatemala City.
The tour ends on Monday morning with a transfer to the La Aurora International Airport or the hotel of your choice.
Attractions VisitedAtitlán Nature Reserve
The Atitlán Nature Reserve is located along the shores of Lake Atitlán outside the town of Panajachel. This private reserve offers all kinds of fun activities, including hiking, zip lining, swimming, and more.
The Chichicastenango market is one of the most colorful and exciting markets in Guatemala. It’s open on Sundays and Thursdays and is an interesting cultural experience for travelers.
Santiago Atitlan Friday Market
Santiago Atitlán is one of the more traditional towns along Lake Atitlán, and its market is a good place to witness the intersection of local culture and commerce. The best days to visit the market are Friday and Saturday.
What to Bring
Comfortable shoes and clothes, sunblock, hat, camera, bottled water, cash for tips, food, crafts and other things you might buy.
Entrance fees, baggage handling, insurance. DOES NOT INCLUDE: Hotel, tips, personal expenditures and food.
Many of our tours and activities offer transportation pick up & drop off options from several locations and destinations. Options vary by tour, see “More Time and Rates” for full details.
During this tour, you’ll visit carpenters in Ciudad Vieja, weavers in San Antonio Aguas Calientes, and farmers at an experimental macademia nut plantation. It’s a great way to experience some of Guatemala’s best culture.
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