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Guatemala & Belize Cultural Tour

 

Great way to sample the arts and crafts of Guatemala, meet people and experience the native culture. Tour ANTIGUA – COMALAPA – COFFEE FARM - LAKE ATITLAN – CHICHI – SANTIAGO – SOLOLA –
ALMOLONGA –– XECUL –TOTO

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Itinerary - Start: Thu

 

Thu Day 1, Arrival & Transfer to Antigua
On arrival at Guatemala City guests are met by our bi-lingual driver for their transfer to Antigua (1hour) Antigua 3N.


Fri Day 2, Comalapa Market (B)
Transfer out to the village of Comalapa to visit this authentic and colorful market. Comalapa is also famous for its local primitive artists and guests can visit with them in local galleries.


Sat Day 3, City Tour, Antigua Market & Coffee Farm (B)
Guests will take a half day tour of Antigua. tour takes in the main square, palace, Cathedral, La Merced Church, Capuchinas Convento, St Clara & San Francsico Church & the market. All entrances are included. In the afternoon visit the local woodcarvers in Jocotenango & then the fabulous Azotea Coffee Farm & Maya Traditions Museums covering traditional music, costume & traditions.


Sun Day 4, Chichicastenango Market (B)
Transfer approx. 2hrs to the famous market at Chichi. Full of arts and crafts this market is great for displaying the array of local crafts available in Guatemala as well as for personal shopping. Transfer on to Lake Atitlan. Spend the rest of the day relaxing at your lakeside hotel. Lake Atitlan 2N.


Mon Day 5, Santiago & Maximon (B,L)
Today guests take a boat across the lake to visit some of the local Mayan villages with a local guide. All the time enjoying the scenery of this spectacularly beautiful Lake with surrounding volcanoes. At Santiago village guests can visit the Maya God Maximon & perhaps see a ritual in progress. After lunch guests return to their hotel to relax for the rest of he afternoon. Guests can also arrange locally to kayak on the lake, go horse riding or hike.


Tue Day 6, Solola Market to Xela (B)
Guests transfer 3hrs this morning through the northern highlands to
the town of Quetzaltenango or “Xela” as it is known locally. They
will visit the wonderful local market at Solola on route and spend the
afternoon exploring Xela. Overnight in Xela Town 2N.


Wed Day 7, Almolonga Market (B)
Today guests will spend the day visiting various towns and points of interest in the area with the highlight of visiting thefamous vegetable market at Almolonga. Don’t forget to go into the church and ask them to put the lights on for you. Youwill have to make a small contribution but it is an interesting sight! Also today visit the Zunil Textile Coopoerative, Copavic Blown Glass factory & the hot springs at Fuentes Georginas.


Thu Day 8, S. Andres Xecul & Toto Cultural Program (B)
This morning visit the famous yellow church in the town of San Andres Xecul on market day when locals come from all the neighboring villages to sell their wares and buy for the week. Then onto Totonicapan for a traditional lunch with music and dance entertainment in traditional costumes and a visit to their cultural program to visit local artisans. Transfer back to Antigua. Antigua 2N


Fri Day 9, Free day in Antigua (B)
At the end of such an adventurous and fast paced tour guests can enjoy a free day to relax and get all that last minute shopping done.


Sat Day 10, Transfer Out (B)
This morning our driver will transfer guests to the airport in plenty of time to catch their international flight onwards.

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