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Guatemala: City Layover Tour

1. Guatemala: City Layover Tour

Your tour begins with the pick-up at the Guatemala City airport. First, visit Las Americas Avenue, a famous area of the city named after major reforms made in the late nineteenth century.  Continue to Berlin Plaza, here are three pieces of concrete brought from Germany, these are original sections of the Berlin Wall and from here you can view part of the city and the landscape of the volcanoes. Pass by La Reforma avenues, built inspired by the avenues of France. See also the Yurrita Church, a private chapel of mixed Baroque style, with Romanesque and Byzantine elements, built as a votive offering by Felipe Yurrita to the Virgin of Our Lady of Sorrows, patron of his native town. Continue to the Civic Center of the city, a set of buildings constructed between the 50s and 60s that includes: the Supreme Court of Justice, the Ministry of Public Finance, City Hall, the Social Security, the Bank of Guatemala, the National Mortgage Bank, and the Guatemalan Tourism Commission. The Bank of Guatemala is a particularly special sight as it is decorated with murals by Dagoberto Vasquez describing the history of the country, and also includes a mosaic by Carlos Mérida. Next, continue to the Major Plaza of the Constitution. This plaza is the heart of the historic center of the city. It is surrounded by important monuments such as the National Palace (now the Cultural National Palace and Museum), the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Portal of Commerce and Centenarian Park. A few steps away are the National Library and the General Archive of Central America. The tour includes a visit to the Central Market, which is located behind the Metropolitan Cathedral, in the basement of the Tabernacle Plaza. Visitors can buy a variety of art and handicrafts from all over the country here including ceramics, textiles, leather, wood, and silver. At the end of the tour transfer back to Guatemala City airport.

From Antigua or Guatemala : Coffee & Culture Full-Day Tour

2. From Antigua or Guatemala : Coffee & Culture Full-Day Tour

Enjoy a day discovering the sights and sounds of Antigua. This program is part of Guatemala’s Traditional One Day Tours. You will have the chance to see some of the most important cultural and historic sights of Antigua on this full-day tour. The tour can begin from Antigua Guatemala or Guatemala City depending on where you are staying. You will begin your day with a visit to el Cerro de La Cruz where you will experience magnificent views of Antigua. Next you can enjoy Guatemala's rich culture by visiting some Antigua's cultural highlights. You will travel to the Plaza Central to see The Cathedral, San Francisco Church, La Merced, Calle del Arco, Museo del Jade, and Casa Santo Domingo. In the afternoon you will get the chance to see the coffeemaking process of one of the best coffee plantations in the world and even have the opportunity to taste this world renowned coffee. Detailed Itinerary 08:00: Transfer from Guatemala City to Antigua Guatemala. 09:00: Upon arrival, visit Cerro de la Cruz, where you can appreciate the beauty of this colonial city. Transfer to the main plaza of Antigua Guatemala. 10:15: Visit the most important and significant attractions of the city including Antigua’s most beautiful churches, monasteries and important monuments. 13:00: Have lunch in one of the exquisite restaurants of the city. 14:15: Coffee Tour where guests can learn about coffee processing and taste a cup of Guatemalan coffee. 17:00: Transfers back to your Hotel in Antigua or Guatemala City.

Guatemala: City Highlights Walking Tour

3. Guatemala: City Highlights Walking Tour

Experience Guatemala from a different perspective on this city highlights walking tour with a professional local guide. Visit iconic sights while learning interesting facts about Guatemala City. Following alongside a local, visit the Cathedral of Guatemala City, National Palace of Culture, Central Park, Central Market, and the National History Museum. Enter the National History Museum to learn about the history of Guatemala’s economy, society, and culture since its independence in 1821. Continue down lively streets lined with colorful shops, cafes, relaxing areas, and markets. Get to know Guatemala like a local as you learn insider facts and stories about the city from your guide. End your tour having experienced some of the true essence of Guatemala City.

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What people are saying about Guatemala City

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 9 reviews

Sovereign guidance and relaxed traffic participation

The routes to the two day's destinations were covered with relaxed swimming in traffic. At the two destinations, the sites visited were visited and described with reasonable time so that it did not become too much. The recommended restaurant in Antigua with typical dishes offers an appealing selection at reasonable prices.

Excellent Tour of Antigua!

We had a wonderful time on this tour. It was one of our favorite ones throughout our stay. We had a personal guide for our family so it was very nice to interact one on one. I would recommend this to anyone visiting Guatemala.

Me and my sister love this tour so much! Very informational and we learn alot. Thanks to our best tour guide Miguel Cardona. We would recommend this tour to other tourists.

Great Tour!

Beautiful tour of Antigua. The tour guide was very knowledgeable. Would have been nice to know about dress codes to enter the churches (no shorts).