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Day of the Dead Giant Kite Festival Cultural Experience

Day of the Dead Giant Kite Festival Cultural Experience

With their costumes, music, and parades, Day of the Dead celebrations are some of the most iconic in Latin America. Take part in the cultural tradition of giant kites on this Day of the Dead festival tour from Sumpango, which shares with you the history of the holiday and teaches you about the kite making ritual. This tour presents a rare opportunity to learn directly from a local guide about a unique regional custom.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.25
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$35.25
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2-Day Takalik Abaj: Mayan and Olmec Archaeological Site from Panajachel

2-Day Takalik Abaj: Mayan and Olmec Archaeological Site from Panajachel

Step back in time to explore the ancient Olmec and Maya cultures during this 2-day, 1-night visit to the archaeological site of Takalik Abaj. Wander the through the site’s Mayan tomb, as well as its wondrous collection of Olmec-style sculpture, Maya hieroglyphics and a sophisticated water drainage system. As you explore, you’ll learn about the history and key building periods of these two unique cultures from your guide. Your trip to Takalik Abaj also includes overnight accommodation, site entrance fees and round-trip hotel transport from Panjachel.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$335.00
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$335.00
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Lake Atitlan: Mayan Ceremony at the Sacred Caves

Lake Atitlan: Mayan Ceremony at the Sacred Caves

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Take a journey through the traditions of Mayan spirituality as you experience a 2-hour traditional fire-cleansing ceremony with a guide in the Sacred Caves of Lake Atitlan. Step inside these mystical caves, used by local Mayans for many centuries, to observe the performance of this holy and powerful ritual by a local shaman. Listen as your guide explains the history and traditions behind the ritual and provides insight into the Mayan calendar system. Before you leave, you’ll have time to admire the gorgeous views of the lake down below.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$56.99
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$56.99

Quetzaltenango and Fuentes Georginas Hot Springs from Panajachel

Quetzaltenango and Fuentes Georginas Hot Springs from Panajachel

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Immerse yourself in the fascinating culture of Quetzaltenango, and then the soothing hot waters of Fuentes Georginas Hot Springs, on this 10-hour day trip. Start with an exploration of the historic architecture and top attractions of Quetzaltenango, Guatemala’s second-largest city. Then soak away your aches and cares in the therapeutic geothermal waters of Fuentes Georginas, where you can relax and rejuvenate in a series of outdoor pools of varying temperatures. Your trip also includes a guide and round-trip hotel transport.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$109.50
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$109.50
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Iximche Mayan Ruin from Panajachel

Iximche Mayan Ruin from Panajachel

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Step back in time to the ancient world of the Maya during this 6-hour exploration of the Iximche ruins near Lake Atitlan. Explore this 1,000-year-old city’s wealth of ball courts, pyramid-temples, royal palaces and the on-site museum. You’ll also learn about the history of this iconic archaeological site up through the Spanish colonial era, and discover details about the Mayan calendar, astrological studies and the attitudes of the present day Mayan people towards their ancestors. Your trip includes entrance fees, a guide and a choice between shared and private round-trip hotel transport.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$73.95
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$73.95
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Chichicastenango Market Day Tour from Panajachel

Chichicastenango Market Day Tour from Panajachel

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Immerse yourself in the ancient rituals and colorful culture of the Mayans during this 7-hour trip to Chichicastenango and its famous market. Discover the wealth of handicrafts, produce, herbal medicines and more for sale at this traditional indigenous market. Then spend time exploring the town’s museums, cemetery, colorful murals and Mayan heritage, including a chance to observe a Fire Cleansing Ceremony performed by a local shaman. Your trip also covers round-trip hotel transport from Panjachel.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$62.99
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Lake Atitlan: Santa Catarina and San Antonio Maya Tour from Panajachel

Lake Atitlan: Santa Catarina and San Antonio Maya Tour from Panajachel

Immerse yourself in the ancient Mayan heritage and fascinating traditions of Guatemala during this 6-hour day trip to the villages of San Antonio and Santa Catarina. Explore the indigenous artisan traditions of the towns near Lake Atitlan as you tour local textile and craft cooperatives and then visit a ceramics studio. Then participate in Mayan rituals as you learn about the Protection Fire Ceremony and take part in an optional hike along the lake’s edge. Your trip also includes a guide and round-trip hotel transport from Panjachel and Santa Catarina.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$68.00
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$68.00
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 Lake Atitlan Boat tour from Puerto Quetzal

Lake Atitlan Boat tour from Puerto Quetzal

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Board your air-conditioned transportation for the approximately two and a half-hour guided drive to the highlands of Guatemala and Lake Atitlan. Located at over 4,000 feet above sea level, the lake is over 1,000 feet deep and is surrounded by three very impressive volcanoes. The lake itself was formed after the last eruption 85,000 years ago. Once at the lake board a boat to take you to explore the most indigenous village known as San Juan La Laguna. There meet local artisans famous for making hand made textiles. After lunch board your boat again to connect with your land transportation and head back to Port Quetzal.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$375.00
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$375.00

7-Day Private Cultural Tour in Guatemala: Volcanoes, Coffee Farm, Charity Visits

7-Day Private Cultural Tour in Guatemala: Volcanoes, Coffee Farm, Charity Visits

Our private tours include exploration, cultural activities and volunteering in Guatemala! Gain an inside access into local life and a greater understanding of Guatemala's diversity. You will be interacting with people and organisations making a real change in Guatemala. Learn how these organisations are tackling social issues and interact directly with those leading the change. An ethical way to travel - The majority of the tour fee goes to local charities, projects and individuals visited during your time in Guatemala. This is unlike many tour companies which charge expensive fees, but the funds fail to trickle down to those in the country.
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  • 7 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,548.72
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Mayan Totonicapan Tour (near Quetzaltenango)

Mayan Totonicapan Tour (near Quetzaltenango)

San Miguel Totonicapán near Quetzaltenango is unknown to most of the visitors to Guatemala . This tour considered as community tourism (because the benefits go nearly exclusively to the local people who are involved in a very active way )  can be done in half a day or a full day adding a few visits more (if interested , please ask )
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$121.80
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$121.80
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Half-Day Sightseeing Tour of Fuentes Georginas Hot Springs

Half-Day Sightseeing Tour of Fuentes Georginas Hot Springs

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A beautiful half-day tour to the Fuentes Georginas hot springs. Soak in 4 thermal pools heated by the nearby volcanoes, surrounded by cloud forest.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$22.00
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$22.00

TEXTILES Shore excursion in Guatemala.

TEXTILES Shore excursion in Guatemala.

Visitors will discover an entire world of colors and designs. Mayan textiles have been woven for Centuries the traditional way. And at present time is impresive to admire how they have evolved in colors and designs becoming real Masterpieces.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$153.85
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$153.85
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Rural Tour With Embroidery Class

Rural Tour With Embroidery Class

On this tour you will visit the municipality of Cantel, where there will be a small traditional embroidery workshop. The history of guipil is described, a traditional Guatemalan blouse, unique in the world. As well as living with the family of the instructor in her own home, a rural place full of nature and traditions.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$73.85
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Stained Glass and Murals Tour

Stained Glass and Murals Tour

In these tours you can discover how these exquisite stained glass windows are made, the essence of what to make of a stained glass window and also how the most colorful and creative murals of the city of Quetzaltenango were made. Colorful throughout the tour. In addition to taking out all the accumulated creativity, they can make their own souvenir and take it home. Unmissable even for the locals themselves.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.88
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Rural Tour (cantel)

Rural Tour (cantel)

This TOUR includes the wonderful experience of living a day or several with a local family. Family full of deep-rooted traditions. Where you can even have an embroidery class of the place, where you can also express your own creativity. You will also know the traditional cuisine of the place and even a glass of a special liquor. You will love the place as it is kind to nature and you will breathe an atmosphere full of peace and harmony.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$73.85
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$73.85

Chocolate Tour

Chocolate Tour

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 This Tour wants to tell us the history of chocolate worldwide, its origins here in Guatemala and especially the Mayan culture. The process is an experience and what to say about the tastings that will leave you asking for more. Quetzaltenango, is in Guatemala the place where you will find the best chocolate to drink and eat. These traditions of family drinks have been transformed into a way of life and subsistence for decades for many families already dedicated to the trade of the famous and world-famous cocoa!
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.88
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$34.88

Wheat or Bread Tour

Wheat or Bread Tour

We tell you the story of the creation of bakeries in Guatemala. Especially the artisan bakeries of Quetzaltenango. We are famous for the good bread, the "shecas and threads" quetzaltecas. You will have an express class of traditional pastries.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.88
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Traditional Textile Tour

Traditional Textile Tour

 The Guatemalan Guipil (Huipil) is a type of blouse worn by indigenous women and is unique in the world, made with cotton thread and woven by various techniques. Throughout Guatemala there are many weavers of the güipil who do it themselves with their looms. So weavers have also developed these beautiful traditional costumes with their loom standing. The importance of valuing the work of these artists is because each piece is unique, given its complexity, each weaver offers one design at a time. The meaning of each one can tell us different stories, from expressions of nature to religious or political symbolism.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.88
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Artistic Tour

Artistic Tour

The art tours give us the magnificent historical panorama of the city of Quetzaltenango, we are a city of artists of different types. A great influence of different cultures is observed in its architecture, frescoes, etc. And currently there is a wide variety of emerging artists and it is felt throughout the city. It is necessary that the visitor has an experiential experience with art, and can delve into himself to externalize his own creativity. In this tour you will meet several of the best Quetzalteco artists as specialized guides with whom they can learn and even make with their own hands a personalized souvenir made by you. There is the possibility of participating in workshops or special classes according to the time as we continually visit and collaborate with international artists as well.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.88
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Community Based Tourism

Community Based Tourism

We are a travel agency that focuses on offering the best personalized service to our clients in organizing tours and cultural trips around Guatemala. In addition we want to promote interaction with local communities in order to create work opportunities and increase respect for the environment and local traditions and customs.
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  • 11 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,538.47
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sunset tour

sunset tour

This tour starts in Panajachel where we pick up the people who are staying at the hotels in Panajachel and on the way to Santa Catarina. We also pick up at the Tzanjuyu dock. The tour starts in Panajachel where we will tour the museum of photographs, then we will go to the villages of Santa catarian to visit the colonial church, cultural center where we will learn the history of the town history of traditional costumes, then we will continue to santa catarina palopo to learn about the manufacture of ceramics, crafts made by people, view of the vegetable market, then If we find ourselves on a sunny day we will have the best sunsets of the lake with the fall of the sun on the volcanoes
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$41.03
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$41.03
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Sunrise on the indian nose

Sunrise on the indian nose

It is a tour that leaves from Panajachel to go to see the sunrise in the high part of the mountain. the tour starts at 3:30 and we go by car to the town of Santa Clara where we will walk for 30 minutes to reach the top. In the upper part you can see the volcanic line and the sunrise which is considered the best in Guatemala.
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  • Free Cancellation
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$112.83
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Tour to Cenotes de Candelaria and Hoyo Cimarrón

Tour to Cenotes de Candelaria and Hoyo Cimarrón

It is an interesting tour knowing the geological formations known as cenotes, these structures are presented in the lower parts of the Huehuetenango territory in warm weather and are the product of the system of underground currents from the Sierra de los Cuchumatanes
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$71.80
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$71.80

Fuentes Georginas Hot Springs from Quetzaltenango

Fuentes Georginas Hot Springs from Quetzaltenango

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Check out the famous hot springs at the Zunil Volcano on this tour of Fuentes Georginas from Quetzaltenango. Relax and indulge in thermal waters that were discovered back in 1902. These communal baths offer up the perfect escape for travelers who want to unwind after epic outdoor hikes or fun-filled city explorations. 
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$61.54
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