Ausflüge in Guatemala City: Enjoy more, saved more, this package you are thinking to yourself and your family, enjoying the same services but with savings when purchased together.
* Absorb the Spanish Baroque architecture
* Travel back in time to Antigua Guatemala
* Admire a mix of state buildings from the 50’s and 60’s
Make the most of your time in Guatemala’s capital city and take a tour showing you the highlights of the most modern city in Central America. See the Avenue of the Americas, the Plaza of the Constitution, the National Palace, Central Market and many more.
Visit to Guatemala City.
Explore the iconic sights of Guatemala City and stroll along the Avenue of the Americas towards the Civic Center. Here you’ll encounter a mix of state buildings from the 50’s and 60’s including the Bank of Guatemala, with its impressive high relief murals by Dagoberto Vasquez depicting Guatemalan history, the Supreme Court of Justice and the City Hall. Head further into the city centre to the Plaza of the Constitution where you’ll be encircled by the striking National Palace, Metropolitan Cathedral and Centenarian Park. In the heart of the historical centre a few steps away you’ll find the National Library, Periodicals Library as well as the General Archive of Central America. End the tour at the Central Market, situated behind the Metropolitan Cathedral, in the basement of the Tabernacle Plaza. Browse, buy and peruse local handicrafts such as ceramics, textiles, leather, wood and silver that make ideal souvenirs to take back home.
Visit to Antigua Guatemala.
Travel back in time to Antigua Guatemala and take a tour of Spanish Colonial America in a town where time stands still. Discover a place that was the capital of Guatemala for 200 years and be enchanted by its beautiful colonial streets and buildings.
Enjoy a three and-a-half hour walking tour around the centre and absorb the Spanish Baroque architecture the city is famous for. Head to Central Park, in the heart of the city, and be surrounded by the Palace of the Captain Generals, City Hall, the church of San José (formerly the Cathedral of Guatemala), the Archbishop’s Palace and the Portal of Commerce (or the Bakers’ Portal). Make sure you also look out for the Mermaid’s Fountain, and learn how it was built to remember a popular local legend.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at Guatemala city hotel only.
Duration: Guatemala city tour - 3.5 hours. Antigua Guatemala tour - 4 hours.
Start/opening time: Antigua Guatemala tour - at 8am. Guatemala city tour - at 2pm.
End/closing time: Antigua Guatemala tour - at 12pm. Guatemala city tour - at 5:30pm.
Languages: English and Spanish.
Others: You can choose the day to enjoy your activities 1 and 2.