Quetzaltenango Cultural Walk

Quetzaltenango Cultural Walk

This 3-hour walking tour explores the charming city of Quetzaltenango. You'll learn about the history, culture, and architecture of Guatemala's second largest city.

Featured in:Cultural, Guided Tours, Chichicastenango Market, Todos Santos Cuchumatán
6 hrs
Available Days:
Every day
9:00 AM, 2:00 PM
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Mobile Ticket Included
Offered in English, Spanish

Discover the “Ciudad de los Altos” on this 3-hour walking tour. A knowledgeable local guide will lead you around the city, explaining the significance of various buildings, churches, and cultural monuments.

Quetzaltenango is charming and cosmopolitan. It almost feels European with its neoclassical architecture and dignified atmosphere. It's also the main population center for Guatemala’s K’iche’ Mayans.

After this tour you'll have a much better understanding and appreciation for Quetzaltenango and the Western Highlands of Guatemala.

Attractions Visited

Chichicastenango Market

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.

Read more:Chichicastenango Market

Todos Santos Cuchumatán

Todos Santos Cuchumatán is one of Guatemala’s most traditional towns. Set within the Western Highlands, this little village is a good place to experience authentic Mayan culture and shop for unique local handicrafts.

Read more:Todos Santos Cuchumatán

What to Bring

Comfortable shoes, camera, and money for tipping and food.

What's included

Bilingual guide


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