Antigua City Tour
Activities ( Guided Tours ) | Adventure
The Best Tour Operator In Antigua Guatemala For Over 25 Years
Antigua Tours, Travel & Hotels by Elizabeth Bell
Safe travel is our forte. We provide shuttle service from the Guatemala City airport and/or Antigua Guatemala to your destination including: Antigua, Panajachel, Chichicastenango, Flores, Copan, Rio Dulce or any other destination of your choice. Antigua Tours LLC has specialized in Cultural Tourism in Guatemala since 1992. We offer personalized itineraries based on travelers’ requests. We offer safe, efficient travel throughout the country with new vehicles, licensed guides and great rates on hotels and airlines.
About Antigua Guatemala
Truly a remarkable city, this UNESCO World Heritage Site maintains its cobblestone streets, ruined churches and beautifully restored homes. Founded in 1543 and abandoned in 1773, it has come to life and evolved into an ideal place for a vacation. It is centrally located for further travels within Guatemala. The city rivals most metropolitan areas for restaurants and shops with a special local touch. It was recently included as one of the top ten wedding destinations in the world! Antigua Tours works with many hotels. Our rates are often better than the rates that you will get if you book directly. We recommend making hotel reservations as far in advance as possible, particularly for Holy Week. We offer special rates for large groups.
We provide shuttle service, from the Guatemala City airport and/or Antigua Guatemala to your destination including: Antigua, Panajachel, Chichicastenango, Flores (Tikal) Copan. Rio Dulce or any other destination of your choice. Please contact us with any questions for other destinations and rates for larger groups. For all our Shuttle services, Transportation and Passenger insurance are included. Click here for more information on our shuttle services!
Tours Around Antigua Guatemala
Discover Antigua Guatemala in your own way! Our tour guides are amongst the best in the world. Book your Antigua Guatemala Tours.
By far the best tour of Antigua. Join the best tour of Antigua. Meet your Antigua Tours guide at the fountain in the Central Park for a leisurely walk around this World Heritage Site. antigua-cultural-walkingVisit the City Hall Palace, Palace of the Captain’s General, the Cathedral with its majestic ruins, Maya archaeology through the spiritual stone of jade, and the best museums in town at Paseo de los Museos. Enjoy Antigua’s unique cultural lifestyle through this fabulous visit.
Enjoy Antigua’s surrounding areas with a one of our best guides. A short drive takes you to spectacular views of the valley at the Convent/museum of the Archbishop’s Palace in San Juan del Obispo followed by a scenic ride through pueblos and coffee plantations to the Maya town of San Antonio Aguas Calientes.
Learn about traditional Maya textiles at Carolina’s weaving cooperative – famous for some of the best textiles – with time for shopping. Return to Antigua.
Enjoy one of the oldest and most established coffee estates in Guatemala. Follow the path of the coffee bean from the nursery to your cup. Conclude with a seated educational tasting. tours-coffeetour Your driver picks you up in Antigua for the short drive to the farm and you later return to Antigua.
Elizabeth Bell – a resident of Antigua since 1969 and expert on the city’s culture and historic preservation – brings the city to life! We explore its history, architecture, restoration and fiestas through her collection of photographs and historical drawings. Check for the monthly presentation at Hotel Sor Juana on our facebook page. Q50 per person.
Kite Festival Tour 2017
9:00 Meet your Antigua Tours guide at the Antigua Tours Main office (3a Calle Oriente #22) for a private bus to Sumpango Sacatepéquez.
10:30 Arrive at Sumpango and walk to the local cemetery to admire the Mayan families sharing flower offerings, meals and beverages with their ancestors. See the amazing giant colorful kites at the soccer field. Free time to explore the area.
1:00pm Board the bus to return to Antigua at about 1:30pm.
Holy Week 2017
Explore the most spectacular time of the year in Antigua with the largest celebration for Semana Santa in the world! Expert Elizabeth Bell, author of “Lent and Holy Week in Antigua”, offers special tours beginning Palm Sunday through Saturday. Highlights include tips on enjoying this very special holiday, carpet making, processions in Antigua and a special Wednesday tour to San Mateo Milpas Altas. Each day offers different tours!
Atitlan Lake Tour
A shared shuttle from your hotel in Antigua takes you through the mountainous roads of the Guatemalan highlands to the shores of Lake Atitlan. Take a boat ride to visit the Maya towns of San Juan La Laguna and Santiago Atitlan to experience the Maya culture and impressive views the lake offers. Shared shuttle back to your hotel in Antigua.
The Maya of Mesoamerica reached remarkable intellectual and artistic heights as far back as 3.114B.C. when they began the calendar still in use today. They built huge temples, pyramids, stone monuments, and made major advances in mathematics and astronomy, and a hieroglyphic scripts. But the ancient civilization collapsed 950A.D. The ancient Mayas migrated to the Guatemalan highlands. Tikal was an important center during their classic period. It is often called the soul of the earth. This magical place is guaranteed to be a great adventure.
Of the park’s 222 square miles, there are over 3,000 separate buildings have been revealed: temples, shrines, ceremonial platforms, residences, ball courts, terraces, causeways and plazas. The exuberant fauna and plant life are amazing.
We provide shuttle service, from the Guatemala City airport and/or Antigua Guatemala to your destination including: Antigua, Panajachel, Chichicastenango, Flores (Tikal) Copan. Rio Dulce or any other destination of your choice. Please contact us with any questions for other destinations and rates for larger groups.
For all our Shuttle services, Transportation and Passenger insurance are included.