Shopping in Guatemala is a very different experience than at home. Visit some of Guatemala’s open-air marketplaces for your chance to buy crafts and textiles made by locals. Stalls also overflow with blooms – many flowers, including orchids, grow well in Guatemala’s climate. Most marketplaces also have a section dedicated to produce, and Guatemalans visit markets to buy farm-fresh food. Touring these shopping centers is a good way to experience local culture as well as find gifts to take home.
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This tour of the Sololá Market will introduce you to traditional Guatemalan craftsmanship. Your tour will continue to the shores of Atitlán Lake, where you can see some of the descendants of the Maya that used to control this area.
12 hrsFrom $88
- Elliot H.
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