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.

from $ 251


Free cancellation

up to 15 days in advance

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  • Duration: 144 hrs
  • Available Days: Wed
  • Schedule: 8:00 AM
  • Hotel Transport Included
  • Free cancellation up to 15 days prior
  • Mobile Ticket Included
  • Offered in English, Spanish

Experience Highlights

Cultural
Guided Tours
Historic
Textiles
Atitlán Nature Reserve
Chichicastenango Market
Santiago Atitlan Friday Market

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 Visited

Atitlán 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.

Atitlán Nature Reserve

Chichicastenango Market

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.

Chichicastenango Market

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.

Santiago Atitlan Friday Market

What to Bring

Comfortable shoes and clothes, sunblock, hat, camera, bottled water, cash for tips, food, crafts and other things you might buy.

What's included

Entrance fees, baggage handling, insurance. DOES NOT INCLUDE: Hotel, tips, personal expenditures and food.

Transportation

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.

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