Antigua Tours and Activities

The 8,373-foot (2,552-m) Pacaya Volcano looms large over Lake Amatitlán. About an hour’s drive from Antigua, this volcano makes for a convenient day trip while visiting the area or an OVERNIGHT safe adventure experience. Pacaya is active and tends to spew ash and lava on a fairly consistent basis. Some days the activity is limited to quiet steam emissions, while other days see full-blown explosions.
This safari started as a way to protect Guatemala’s native endangered species. It has expanded to include a wide variety of species from Africa and other continents. Most of the animals here live in wide-open spaces, free from enclosures. Plants like orchids and butterfly trees make it a beautiful space for the animals to inhabit.
Cayala ecological park is part of Guatemala City’s metropolitan green belt. Green belts are sometimes referred to as the “lungs” of a city – a sizeable population of trees in an urban area has a demonstrably beneficial effect on air quality.
Cerro Alux covers 13,270 acres (5,3270 ha) just outside of Guatemala City. This ecological reserve is known for its unspoiled tract of pine oak forest, and a clean water supply that helps quench the local population. Cerro Alux is also a federally-maintained Important Bird Area (IBA).
Just outside of Guatemala City, a 19th-century farm has transformed itself into an ecological safe haven. Finca Santiago functions as an ecotourism site, creating a safe zone for 17 acres (7 ha) of wildlife. Proceeds from tourism go towards the preservation of the surrounding mountain forests.
This tour includes a hike through the forest and a canopy tour. Set at the beautiful property of Finca Filadelfia, travelers will enjoy ample immersion into the lovely Guatemalan countryside.
Explore the cloud forests above the Finca Filadelfia coffee plantation in Guatemala. This tour offers travelers a great chance to explore the outdoors and enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape when travelling with the Unimog the unique vehicle/truck.
The Pacaya Volcano is one of the most active volcanoes in Guatemala. During this tour, you’ll hike (or ride horses) up the volcano and enjoy incredible views of both the volcano and the surrounding area.
On the first day of your journey, you’ll start your exploration of the area’s wildlife on a trail through the jungle of the Tikal National Park. Eventually you will come to a clearing, scattered with the stony ruins of Mayan temples and palaces. You have arrived at Tikal, home to one of the most prominent dynasties during the Mayan classic period. OPTIONAL only Professional Bird guide, lunch ,entrance fee to site.
Guatemala produces some of the best coffee in the world. On this tour, you’ll visit a coffee farm outside La Antigua to learn about the history and production of coffee in Guatemala.
Tour Finca Filadelfia, a coffee plantation outside Antigua that’s been in operation for more than 140 years. You’ll learn about the cultivation and processing of coffee on this farm.
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.
This short 1-night, 2-day tour provides travelers with a glimpse of Guatemala. Explore both the Spanish-colonial city of Antigua and the market and church of Chichicastenango. You'll also get a quick look at Lake Atitlán.
Join this golfing tour to try out an 18-hole course designed to follow the sun’s path, as laid out in the Maya solar calendar. This course has breathtaking views of the Fuego Volcano and the Pacific coast. You might even see a red trickle of lava oozing from the distant volcano.
Bike through coffee plantations, coniferous forests, and cloud forests during this tour. This mountain bike tour takes place at Finca Filadelfia, a coffee plantation on the outskirts of La Antigua.
Get ready to camp in the cloud forests above Finca Filadelfia on this overnight tour. Tour participants will camp in a beautiful forested area and enjoy a campfire, story telling, hiking, and other activities.
On this tour you have the chance to see around 150 species of birds. Even if you don’t hear every species, you’ll be surrounded by their musical birdcalls. This tour takes place on the grounds of the beautifully landscaped La Reunion golf course and resort.
Get ready to spot some colorful birds during this full-day bird watching tour in Antigua. The tour explores the El Pilar Nature Reserve, which is set just 2 miles (3.5 km) from Antigua’s central park.
Over three days and two nights, you'll get to explore two of the most influential cities in the Maya kingdom. Both Tikal and Yaxhá offer ancient, intriguing settings for you to observe and document the surrounding birds and wildlife.
Lattes are more than a drink; they’re an art form. This tour introduces travelers to the art of making the perfect latte. By the end, you’ll be making and designing your own.
On this tour you’ll explore the Finca Filadelfia coffee farm on a mule. This is a great way to see the many beautiful landscapes at Finca Filadelfia.
Enjoy the adrenalin that this experience can give you. Finca Filadelfia’s coffee farm will take you on a truck with the bike and leave you at the top of a steep slope. Get ready to enjoy an incredible descent on your mountain bike.
Get outside and go rappelling on the grounds of the La Reunión golf course, which has lush surroundings and diverse bird life. This setting makes a lovely backdrop for a rappelling adventure.
This tour of Guatemala’s Pacific coast will put you in touch with nature, and allow you to experience the laid-back vibe of the Monterrico beach. As such it's a great introduction to both coastal and mangrove environments in Guatemala.
Acatenango is a twin-peaked stratovolcano. The volcano erupted between 1924 and 1927 and again in 1972. Volcanic ash from these explosions traveled as far as 15 miles (25 km) away. Larger eruptions also occurred some 2,000 and 5,000 years ago.
Your trip lasts about three hours and covers 8.6 miles (14 km) of river that includes Class II and Class III rapids. Class III rapids can be quite challenging for beginner rafters, so keep your experience level in mind. The amount of time that the tour lasts can vary on the water levels.
Do you love adrenalin and adventure? If so, this paintball tour could be just what you’re looking for. Equipped with top-notch equipment and an awesome playing field, you’ll enjoy a few rounds of paintball at Finca Filadelfia.
Fincal El Pilar’s gardens hum with the tiny, whirring wings of its resident hummingbirds. This farm does not produce agriculture, but rather exists to help conserve some of the rare and endangered species of plants and animals in Antigua.