Antigua is one of Guatemala’s most lovely and historic cities. During this tour you’ll visit some of its best sights.
- 6 hrs
- Available Days:
- Every day
- 4:00 AM, 9:00 AM, 2:30 PM
- Hotel Transport Included
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English, Spanish
Antigua is located in the Central Highlands of Guatemala. It was the capital of Guatemala until an earthquake destroyed much of it in 1773. These days, Antigua is one of Guatemala’s most charming places. You’ll explore this city with your tour guide and experience some of its best attractions.
Your tour group will stroll around the Plaza Mayor, which is found near the center of Antigua. This is a good place to get a sense for the pace of life in Antigua and see some of the city’s colorful characters. Your guide will then take you to several churches – including San Francisco and La Merced – that will help you appreciate the religious and architectural history of Antigua.
This tour also includes visits to the small towns of Ciudad Viejo, San Antonio, Aguas Calientes, and San Felipe de Jesús. These towns are nearby and offer up additional opportunities to explore the lifestyles and culture surrounding Antigua.
What to Bring
Comfortable shoes, sunscreen, camera, hat or cap and money for meals not specified, personal expenses, handicrafts, and tipping the guide-driver.
Transportation to/from Guatemala or Antigua, entrance fee to La Merced Convent, San Francisco and the Cathedral and bilingual guide.
Many of our tours and activities offer transportation pick up & drop off options from several locations and destinations. Options vary by tour, see “BOOKING REQUEST” for full details.
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This tour offers you an interesting looks at some of the historical and cultural underpinnings of Antigua. Start your tour with a peek behind the curtain of local transportation with a visit to one of the factories that makes chicken buses — local worker Don Augusto will show you around the factory and give you some insight into the artistry that gives these vehicles their vibrant personalities.