Chicken Buses, Ciudad Vieja, and Typical Food
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.
up to 3 days in advance
- Duration: 3 hrs
- Available Days: Every day
- Schedule: 9:00 AM
- Hotel Transport Included
- Free cancellation up to 3 days prior
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English, Spanish
Next, the tour continues to the historical buildings in Ciudad Vieja, the 16th-century Spanish capital. Its status as the capital city didn’t last long, and in 1541 a volcano eruption destroyed most of the building and forced the population to relocate. Walking tours always work up an appetite, and before the tour concludes, your guide will take you for a meal at the House of Doña Lucy Cabrera in the village of San Miguel Dueño. This is a hearty way to end your tour, and allows you to get a taste of homemade regional cuisine.
What to Bring
Sunglasses, water bottle, hat, and bottled water.
Transportation 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 “More Time and Rates” for full details.
See every stage of a home-cooked Guatemalan meal on this tour that begins at the market and ends at a friendly dining table. After your market visit, a local cook will show you how to prepare a 5-course meal, including an appetizer and dessert. The meal comes paired with wine or juice.
5 hrsFrom $80
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