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Chichicastenango and Panajachel One Day Tour

Product ID: 21828
Visit the famous market of Chichicastenango, see the beautiful sights of the Santo Tomás church, and stroll Santander Street. Experience the true culture of the area and see Guatemala the way it was meant to be seen!
About this activity
Duration: 12 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Host or greeter
Spanish, English

Pickup included

Pick-up at any hotel in Antigua Guatemala. Please wait in your hotel lobby.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the famous Santander Street and seesome of the finest handycrafts in Panajachel
  • Take a visit to Santo Tomás church and immerse yourself in its history and religion
Full description
This day-long tour of Guatemala, beginning from Antigua or Guatemala City, covers market villages to picturesque lakes and is sure to give you a bar-none introduction to some of the country's loveliest sights!

Start your day at the open market of Chichicastenango. Here, you can explore the indigenous market and witness the incessant exchange of fruits, vegetables and handicrafts between local people and foreigners. This charming local market really does offer just about everything—you can even shop for wood products, ceramics and the sorts of gifts that the Mayan priests offer on their pre-hispanic altars.

We will then move on to visit Santo Tomás church, where the Popol Vuh (The sacred book of the Maya) was found. For the perfect end to the day we will spend the remainder of our time overlooking one of the world's most beautiful lakes.
Includes
  • Ground transportation
  • Professional guide in your language
  • All entrances and taxes
What’s Not Included
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses
  • Meals
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.7 / 5

based on 3 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    5 / 5
  • Organization
    4.5 / 5
  • Value for money
    3.3 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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Knowing Pana and Chichicastenango are mandatory stops, they are very nice places with a lot of culture. I think the tour could focus a little more on the lake or include a boat ride and reduce shopping time. Also if the food is not included in the tour let people eat somewhere of their choice.

August 12, 2019

The rest we did not like, if you are in Panajachel Lunch in front of the lake

It would be better to have lunch in front of the long one and not in a bar, in Panajachel

February 11, 2019

Excelente servico y atención de Alfredo

July 23, 2019

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Product ID: 21828