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Guatemala Highlands and Archaeology Tour, Chichicastenango to Antigua

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 5 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 20 people
Destination(s): Guatemala  
Specialty Categories: Archeology/History   Cultural Journey  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 575 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 775 US Dollar (USD)

Tour the Guatemalan Highlands and its colorful markets. Including Antigua, Lake Atitlan and Chichicastenango. Tours begin on a Wednesday, before the First and Third Saturday each month all year round. Arrive to Guatemala City, Guatemala.

Day 1:Arrival to Guatemala, to Guatemala city.

Meet at Guatemala City International Airport and transfer to hotel in Guatemala City’s finest district. Overnight in Guatemala City.

Day 2:Chichicastenango.

Depart early to Chichicastenango that is by far the largest and most colorful handicrafts market in The Americas. Every Thursday and Sunday, Maya people from all over Guatemala, meet to sell their products and visit the town’s Catholic Church, Santo Tomas, to pray in their own way becoming the best example of syncretism of the Maya and Catholic traditions. Overnight in Chichicastenango. Includes: (B).

Day 3:Lake Atitlan, Guatemala.

Transfer to Lake Atitlan. An interesting geological formation, Atitlan is a lake of volcanic origin, located at 5,000 feet above sea level and surrounded by 3 imposing volcanoes and in the heart of the Living Maya culture. Boat tour to visit Santiago Atitlan, a town famous for naïf paintings and wood carvings. Overnight in Panajachel. Includes: (B).

Day 4:Antigua, Guatemala.

Transfer to tour Antigua that is an UNESCO World Heritage Site due to the incredibly preserved Spanish Colonial heritage. Founded in 1542, it was for over 200 years the Capital of Central America. Visit to its most important palaces, plazas, churches and convents. Free afternoon. Overnight in Antigua. Includes: (B).

Day 5:Begin the Maya Classic or the Maya Odyssey Tours.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

- Double: USD 575.00 per person
- Single: USD 775.00 per person.

About This Supplier
Location: USA
Joined InfoHub: Jun 1999

M07706 specializes in culture and archaeology tours to the Maya in Mexico and Central America; the Inca in Peru and Bolivia & the Khmer in Camboya and Thailand. All our programs feature scheduled first class tours for small groups. Our profesional guides have deep knowledge of both the culture and the history...

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