Experience the colorful Chichicastenango market on this one-day tour. The market is a good place to experience Guatemalan culture and shop for handicrafts and souvenirs.
- 8 hrs
- Available Days:
- Sun Thu
- 8:00 AM
- Hotel Transport Included
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English, Spanish
Spend your day exploring the ins-and-outs of Chichicastenango's celebrated market. Artisans from the region gather in this small city to sell their wares, including handicrafts like pottery, jewelry, baskets and masks, as well as fruits, veggies, spices, and household goods. The market is an interesting mix of Guatemalan culture and unabashed tourism.
While here you can watch indigenous Mayans pray and swing incense holders on the steps of the Santo Tomás Church. You can also visit the Rossbach Museum, which has a collection of jade objects and incense burners, and the Pascual Abaj Mayan shrine.
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.
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What to Bring
Comfortable shoes, camera, and money for snacks and personal expenses.
Transportation and specialized guide.
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