Glimpse of Guatemala
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.
up to 15 days in advance
- Duration: 48 hrs
- Available Days: Wed, Sat
- Schedule: 7:00 AM
- Hotel Transport Included
- Free cancellation up to 15 days prior
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English, Spanish
On the first day of this tour you will head to Antigua in the morning. Antigua was Guatemala's last Spanish-colonial capital, and you will spend a short amount of time exploring this city. In the afternoon you will head to Chichicastenango and spend the night here (accommodations not included).
On the second day you will visit the colorful street market of Chichicastenango. Search for jewelry, textiles, and other souvenirs here. You will then visit the Santo Tomás Church, where you may see indigenous people performing ceremonial rituals on the church steps.
In the afternoon you will pass by Lake Atitlán for a short visit and then return to Guatemala City.
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.
What to Bring
Comfortable shoes and clothes, sunscreen, hat, camera, bottled water, and cash for tips, food, crafts and other souvenirs.
Entrance fees, baggage handling, and 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.
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