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Tikal Day Trip by Air from Guatemala City with Lunch
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Tikal Day Trip by Air from Guatemala City with Lunch

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Discover the ancient ruins of Tikal and gain a deeper understanding of Mayan culture and traditions on this Tikal day trip by air from Guatemala City with lunch. Take a scenic flight from the nation’ capital and make your way to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed archeological park in the comfort of an air-conditioned coach. Wander the jungle with your expert guide who will offer up facts, stories and history about the temples that surround you. Get the most of your time in Guatemala with this truly memorable day trip!
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  • 15 hours
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$423.25
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Tikal Day Trip by Air from Antigua with Lunch
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Tikal Day Trip by Air from Antigua with Lunch

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Experience one of the ancient world’s most incredible archaeological sites at Tikal, a celebrated Mayan city deep in the Guatemalan jungle, on this convenient 10-hour trip by air from Antigua. Enjoy a bird’s eye view of the Guatemalan jungle on your flight to this UNESCO World Heritage-listed Mayan site, spending the day exploring this incredible city’s steep temples and beautiful plazas with the help of your guide. Your day trip from Antigua to Tikal also includes round-trip transportation from your Antigua hotel, lunch, and all entrance fees.
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  • 17 hours
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$445.99
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Tikal From Guatemala

Tikal From Guatemala

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Visit one of the largest and most important Mayan places in Central America. Your day will start very early; Remember, your flight leaves at 6 in the morning so try to get to the airport an hour and a half before. After an hour of flight you'll arrive at Flores International Airport. Your Tour Guide will be waiting for you at the departure of the flights with a Tikal Go sign. We'll wait for the other people that will go to the tour and at 8 we'll be ready to start our tour to the Tikal National Park.
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  • 8 hours
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$397.97
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$397.97

Iximché Ruins and Antigua City Tour from Guatemala City

Iximché Ruins and Antigua City Tour from Guatemala City

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Take a tour from Guatemala City that showcases the mix of Spanish and Mayan traditions that have influenced this incredible nation. Journey into the Iximche ruins—one of Guatemala’s most famous archeological sites—and then make your way to the iconic Spanish colonial town of Antigua. Follow your expert guide to all of the local sites, including churches, plazas and shops—before making your way back to Guatemala City after this exciting day trip.
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  • 9 hours
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$85.00
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8-Day Best of Guatemala Tour: Antigua, Pacaya Volcano, Lake Atitlan and Tikal Ruins

8-Day Best of Guatemala Tour: Antigua, Pacaya Volcano, Lake Atitlan and Tikal Ruins

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Experience Guatemala’s top attractions, marveling at its stunning natural beauty and exploring its fascinating ancient history, on this 8-day tour. Discover the colonial architecture of charming Antigua before chilling out along the stunning shores of Lake Atitlán and its idyllic villages. Then dive into ancient Mayan history at the ruins of Tikal and Yaxha before capping the trip off with a hike to the summit of the country’s Pacaya Volcano. This all-inclusive tour also includes 7 nights of accommodation, transport between all sites by private vehicle, entrance fees and meals as per the itinerary.
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  • 8 days
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Iximché Ruins and Antigua City Tour

Iximché Ruins and Antigua City Tour

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Explore the fascinating Spanish and Mayan history of Guatemala on this family-friendly 8-hour tour to Iximché and colonial Antigua. Wander the atmospheric archaeological site of Iximché to discover the history of the Mayans. Then head to Antigua, former colonial capital, where you’ll visit the San Francisco Church, Calle del Arco, La Merced Church and the central plaza. Your excursion also includes round-trip transportation from your hotel, a guide and all entrance fees.
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  • 8 hours
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$85.00
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UNESCO JEWELS: Tikal One Day Tour from Guatemala City by air

UNESCO JEWELS: Tikal One Day Tour from Guatemala City by air

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Uncover the ancient mysteries of a Mayan monument on a full-day trip to the Tikal Ruins from Guatemala City. The towering temples of the Tikal Ruins reign solemnly over the dense rainforest: alongside your guide, you’ll explore the archaeological site and observe exotic flora and fauna along the way. Learn about Tikal’s historical significance from culture-rich commentary and admire prominent architectural features such as the iconic Temple I and the Central Acropolis.  Lunch and round-trip transport from your Guatemala City hotel are included in the tour.
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  • 16 hours 30 minutes
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$365.00
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Tikal and Yaxha Overnight Trip by Air from Antigua

Tikal and Yaxha Overnight Trip by Air from Antigua

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Discover northern Guatemala’s most incredible Mayan ruins as you explore the sites of Tikal and Yaxha on this 2-day, overnight adventure from Antigua by air. Uncover the mysteries of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Tikal, perhaps the most elaborate of the ancient Mayan cities, on day 1 before continuing on to Yaxha, a sacred Mayan center situated along the shores of the Yaxha and Sacnab lakes. Your exploration of Tikal and Yaxha includes round-trip transport from your Antigua hotel, all flights, overnight accommodation, a guide, 2 lunches and breakfast on the second day.
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  • 2 days
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$605.13
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Guatemala City Complete Day Private Tour

Guatemala City Complete Day Private Tour

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The Guatemala City Tour by a native travel guide is the safest way to know the city. Our travel guide drive you around all the highlights and historical points of the city, with a nice and comfortable vehicle. Your safety is our greatest concern. Immerse in the mystical Mayan civilization with a visit to The Archeological Museum with a unique explanation of all the magical pieces that conforms the History of Guatemala. Then we drive around the city most famous streets and zones only to stop in the Historical Center of Guatemala City, for a three-hour visit to the Market, Main Cathedral, The National Palace, Plaza la Constitution, the 6th avenue and more.
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  • 8 hours
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$145.00
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Tikal Tour From Antigua

Tikal Tour From Antigua

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No trip to Guatemala is complete without a visit to Tikal. Visit the Mayan Ruins with ease on a full-day tour from Antigua. All-inclusive land and air transportation makes it possible for you to experience the UNESCO listed ruins in a single day without feeling rushed. After a guided tour of the complex, enjoy lunch and free time to explore on your own.
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  • 17 hours
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$465.00
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Tikal and Yaxha Overnight Trip by Air from Guatemala City

Tikal and Yaxha Overnight Trip by Air from Guatemala City

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Make the most of your travel time and get an up close look at the history and culture of the ancient Mayan world on this Tikal and Yaxha overnight trip by air from Guatemala City. You’ll venture into the jungle with your expert local guide during this 2-day adventure that includes stops at the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Tikal National Park and the Mayan ceremonial site of Yaxha. Enjoy sunning views, ancient history and incredible insights as you savor delicious meals and experience the convenience of round-trip airfare to and from Guatemala City on this memorable tour of Mayan ruins.
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  • 2 days
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$573.08
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Antigua Walking Tour

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Antigua Walking Tour

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Get a glimpse of Guatemala’s colonial past with this walking tour of Antigua. This former capital is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, beloved for its cobblestone streets and majestic church ruins. Meet your guide in the Central Plaza and visit sites like a jade factory, City Hall Palace, and Santo Domingo, an elegant hotel and cultural center. As you walk, your guide will share information on Antigua’s history and architecture.
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  • 3 hours
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Iximche Ruins Tour from Antigua

Iximche Ruins Tour from Antigua

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Expand your Antigua holiday to include a visit to the ruins of Iximche on a half-day, small-group tour. Skip the stress of public buses and relax in round-trip transportation from your hotel. Enjoy a detailed tour around the ruins of the former Mayan civilization, including its two ball courts and ceremonial plazas, with ample opportunity to ask questions. Afterwards, take time to explore on your own, then unwind during the return journey.
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  • 4 hours
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$35.00
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Copan and Quirigua Overnight Trip from Guatemala City

Copan and Quirigua Overnight Trip from Guatemala City

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This two-day tour of Copan and Quirigua transports travelers back in time on a historic journey through stunning Mayan ruins. Travel through picturesque countryside to Copan, Honduras and spend a day touring the sites with your expert guide. Enjoy an evening in a local hotel before making your way to Quirigua—home of the tallest stela in the Mayan world—for a second UNESCO World Heritage Site-filled day before returning to Guatemala City.
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  • 2 days
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$340.00
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IXIMCHE MAYAN RUINS TOUR from La Antigua

IXIMCHE MAYAN RUINS TOUR from La Antigua

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Get a glimpse of pre-Columbian life with a visit to archaeological site Iximche. Just 90 minutes from Antigua, this site was once capital of the Kaqchikel Maya Kingdom. Thanks to excellent restoration you can visit former palaces, temples, plazas, ball courts, murals, and a small museum of artifacts. Your guide will share background and point out historical details, such as signs of human sacrifice that linger at the site.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
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$98.00
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Chichicastenango and Iximche Pyramids Private Day Tour from Antigua
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Chichicastenango and Iximche Pyramids Private Day Tour from Antigua

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Our adventure starts at 7:00 am with our team picking you up at your hotel. The transportation service included in this tour is private, exclusively for you and your companion or group. All our vehicles are recent models with A/C, reclinable seats and cooler on board. The guide will accompany you along the tour and will share the history and secrets of these fascinating destinations. The detailed itinerary goes as follows: 07:00 am - Antigua hotel pick up 09:30 am - Arrival at Chichicastenango and tour at the village visiting the following places: Market, churches and typical stores 12:30 pm - Tour ending and free time to have lunch (meal not included in price) 02:00 pm - Transfer from Chichicastenango to Iximche 03:30 pm - Arrival at Mayan ruins and tour 05:00 pm - Transfer from Iximche to Antigua Guatemala 06:30 pm - Arrival at Antigua
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  • 10 to 11 hours
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$99.00
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$99.00

Visit The Mayan City of Iximche on a Half-Day Private Tour

Visit The Mayan City of Iximche on a Half-Day Private Tour

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Visit the ancient Mayan ruins of Iximche on a half-day tour from Panajachel. Your guide shares live commentary about the Mayan civilization in Guatemala, and the importance of key structures you see. You’ll travel early to beat the heat, and ride in comfort by air-conditioned minivan.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
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$120.00
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2 days Private Tour to Copan and Quirigua

2 days Private Tour to Copan and Quirigua

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Feel like Mayan royalty during this visit to Copán, one of the Mayan civilization’s most impressive cities, and the archaeological site of Quiriguá on a 2-day, 1-night private tour. Venture to the Mayan ceremonial center of Quiriguá in southeastern Guatemala. Then cap off your trip by exploring the intricate ‘stellae’ (stone carvings), a hieroglyphic staircase, a museum and much more at the UNESCO World Heritage site of Copán. Your visit includes a private guide and vehicle, accommodation, entrance fees, meals and round-trip hotel transport.
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  • 2 days
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$600.00
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Tecpán Market (THURSDAYS ONLY) and/or Iximché Ruins Tour

Tecpán Market (THURSDAYS ONLY) and/or Iximché Ruins Tour

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There are two versions of this tour. Tecpan Market is on THURSDAYS ONLY. We depart the colonial city at approximately 7am and head directly to a restaurant that serves delicious, filling, traditional food. After breakfast, we visit the Iximché Ruins, which was the first Spanish capital in Guatemala. Our local guide will explain the lifestyle of the Mayans while you explore the museum and grounds. Perhaps you'll even see a Mayan spiritual ceremony. Next, we will go to Tecpán, which is an authentic town in the cloud forests of Guatemala. Here, we will be the only foreigners in town as we weave our way through the market and discuss the products being offered. Tecpán is special because they have a huge market for textiles! We will take a peek inside history and visit a beautiful example of a colonial Hispanic church. Tecpan Market (with stop for breakfast) only operates on THURSDAYS. The ruins can be visited any day of the week and is ONLY the ruins.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
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$65.00
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Mixco Viejo Day Trip from Guatemala City

Mixco Viejo Day Trip from Guatemala City

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This Mixco Viejo day trip from Guatemala City highlights you will see a moderate sized ruined city of the Poqoman Maya civilization. Learn about the temples, pyramids and plazas that make up this archeological site as you explore the grounds with your expert guide. Gain insight into the history and lifestyle of Guatemala’s oldest inhabitants and learn about this destination that was once the capital of the Poqomam Maya kingdom.
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  • 7 hours
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$95.00
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11-Day Mayan Ruins Tour: Guatemala and Copán

11-Day Mayan Ruins Tour: Guatemala and Copán

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Experience the magnificence of Guatemala’s Mayan ruins on an 11-day tour led by a knowledgeable guide. Be seduced by the dramatic landscapes of the Western Highlands as you visit San Tomas Church and discover the history behind Iximche, Guatemala’s first capital. Marvel at the natural splendor of Lake Atitlan; cross the border to Honduras to see the UNESCO-listed Copan archaeological site; and travel to the Caribbean Coast to absorb the ancient majesty of Tikal and Yaxha. Enjoy 10 nights of comfortable accommodation, meals indicated by the itinerary and transportation by air-conditioned minivan.
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  • 11 days
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$1,858.98
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Guatemala City Half Day Private Tour

Guatemala City Half Day Private Tour

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The Guatemala City Tour by a native tour guide is the safest way to know the city. Our tour guide drives you around all the highlights and historical points of the city, with a nice and comfortable vehicle. Immerse in the mystical Mayan civilization with a visit to The Archaeological Museum with a unique explanation of all the magical pieces that conform the History of Guatemala. Then we drive around the city most famous streets and zones only to stop in the Historical Center of Guatemala City, for a two-hour visit to the Market, Main Cathedral, The National Palace, Constitution Plaza and the 6th avenue.
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  • 4 hours
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$91.54
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6-Day Tour: Traditional Guatemala Including Antigua, Chichicastenango Market, Lake Atitlan and Tikal

6-Day Tour: Traditional Guatemala Including Antigua, Chichicastenango Market, Lake Atitlan and Tikal

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Cover the top highlights of Guatemala, including Mayan ruins, colonial towns, towering volcanoes and indigenous villages, during this 6-day, 5-night trip. During this Guatemalan adventure you’ll walk the charming cobblestoned streets of Antigua and admire the stunning volcano-rimmed shores of Lake Atitlan. You’ll also get a taste of the bustling markets and rich indigenous culture of cities like Chichicastenango, and explore the amazing Mayan city of Tikal. Your Guatemalan adventure includes accommodations, meals, a guide and coach transport.
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  • 6 days
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$910.00
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Coffee plantation and Antigua combo

Coffee plantation and Antigua combo

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Keep an eye out for magnificent views of volcanoes, cattle and sugar cane plantation, At 5,000 feet above sea level you will discover Antigua, the colonial jewel of the Americas. Get great picture opportunity and learn about Guatemala coffee and pre-hispanic culture.
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  • 6 hours
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$101.54
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Tikal Day Trip by Air from Guatemala City with Lunch
"It was really a fascinating trip - throughout history. Beautiful place, architecture and atmosphere. Guide (Aquilina) - very professional, speaking very good English and sympathetic."..."
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Tikal Day Trip by Air from Antigua with Lunch
"Amazing experience. We had a guide who was super friendly, encouraging, knowledgeable, and passionate about the Mayan people. Everything went smoothly the whole day."..."
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Tikal From Guatemala
"Fantastic thanks !....great tour......really interesting. Saw all the main sights with great guide Fernando Montenegro. Could not be more impressive. Great service and we also saw Flores which is beautiful."..."
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Iximché Ruins and Antigua City Tour from Guatemala City
"My trip was well worth the money. Great experience and even more of an amazing tour guide. If you are big into religion this is the trip for you."..."
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8-Day Best of Guatemala Tour: Antigua, Pacaya Volcano, Lake Atitlan and Tikal Ruins
"Gustavo, our guide was fantastic! He showed us great sights from Antigua to Tikal. He was always thoughtful about finding us decent restrooms during the driving. The hotels we staying in were absolutely beautiful with great included breakfasts. We saw so much of Guatemala. This tour was great!"..."
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Iximché Ruins and Antigua City Tour
"I loved loved loved (!!!) this tour. Honestly, this was probably the most incredible highlight of my trip. Belisario was a great guide and so full of knowledge. He truly made the tour an unforgettable experience! I would recommend this tour to any and every one. Please take note that there is A LOT of walking, but it is soooo worth it. You will not regret booking this tour. Amazing!"..."
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Tikal and Yaxha Overnight Trip by Air from Antigua
"Smooth travel arrangements, 2 delicious lunches, and 2 excellent guides. My only concern was that I would have liked to stay in Flores rather than in a hotel on the lake, a long distance away -- nonetheless, that hotel was lovely and relaxing after a strenuous day walking through Tikal."..."
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Guatemala City Complete Day Private Tour
"We had a great day tour of Guatemala City thanks to the experience and ability of Esteban Calvillo who was our Guide. Guatemala City is a wonderful place to visit full of museums, history, buildings, and people. Esteban knows all the special places to visit . I would strongly recommend you take this tour and ask for Esteban."..."
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Tikal and Yaxha Overnight Trip by Air from Guatemala City
"Everything went according to plan. I'm glad I did Yaxha. Whereas Tikal is covered with tourists, I almost had Yaxha to myself. Guides were very knowledgeable and I learned alot about the civilization and architecture."..."
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Iximche Ruins Tour from Antigua
"The tour to Iximche was great! My friend and I were picked up right in front of the hotel by the driver Miguel and driven to Iximche. We went early in the tourism season, so we were actually the only two in the van. When we arrived at Iximche, the guide was already there waiting and there were no other tourists, so we wound up having a private tour of the ruins. Our Maya guide was extremely kind, knowledgeable, and equally fluent in English, Spanish, and his native Maya language. He taught us a lot about his ancestors and culture as we walked through the ruins and then gave us free time to roam. Although the tour says the museum is closed on Monday, we went on a Monday and they told us the museum opened at 9 am. We walked through the museum where they had separate pamphlets in Spanish and English, but all the writing in the museum is solely in Spanish. I can read Spanish fluently, so it wasn’t a problem for me, but if you can’t, it’s still worth going through the museum to see the archaeological finds, which include human bones, Maya clothing, and tools they used. Overall, this tour was well worth the money and I highly recommend it."..."
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Copan and Quirigua Overnight Trip from Guatemala City
"Very very nice trip, excellent guide, was everytime looking about us."..."
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Chichicastenango and Iximche Pyramids Private Day Tour from Antigua
"Moises was an excellent guide for this trip! He really made sure the day was personalized to my friend and I. We were picked up in time and stopped for breakfast at a great local restaurant on the way. At Chichi, Moises gave us a tour of the church, different areas of the market, and a nearby cemetery. He have plenty of detail on everything that was happening and local customs/beliefs. We had time to shop by ourselves and met up with Moises and our driver to head to Iximche. Moises was very thoughtful and made sure we had opportunity to eat and use a restroom. At Iximche Moises talked about the history, explained the different structures, and took great photos for us! On the return to Antigua we asked for his restaurant recommendation and he dropped us off at a wonderful steak house near the main square of Antigua. I highly recommend this tour and MOISES!"..."
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Visit The Mayan City of Iximche on a Half-Day Private Tour
"As we were heading to meet our tour guides my phone gsp gave out on me. We drove around for almost 2 hrs trying to find our meeting location and to our grateful surprise our guides patiently waited for us! Our driver was so wonderful! Not like most Guatemala drivers he spared my anxiety while cruising along:) Our other guide, Ruben EXCELLED in knowledge of not only the historical facts of the Mayan culture but his knowledge of Guatemala culture was mind blowing!! After our tour we stopped at one of the most wonderful restaurants recommended by our guides! As you can see in my pictures we were able to observe while the employees made hand patted tortillas, which were amazing, as well as live music, while we enjoyed our lunch. These two are by far the ones you want to choose to take you on a safe and informative tour!! 100/10"..."
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Tecpán Market (THURSDAYS ONLY) and/or Iximché Ruins Tour
"Good experience. Highly recommended. The driver was very good and friendly. The guide at Iximche was very knowledgeable and I was able to see traditional Mayan ceremonies taking place."..."

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