CHICHICASTENANGO AND ATITLAN TOUR FROM ANTIGUA
Discover the biggest market in Guatemala and Central America
Departure: Antigua, Guatemala
Departure Time: 07:00
Return Time: 20:00
Embark on a mesmerizing journey from Antigua as we venture towards the vibrant market of Chichicastenango and the captivating village of Panajachel, nestled along the breathtaking shores of Lake Atitlán. Get ready for an unforgettable experience that combines cultural immersion, vibrant colors, and stunning natural landscapes.
Our adventure begins with a convenient pickup from your hotel in Antigua Guatemala. Sit back and relax as we traverse picturesque landscapes, driving for approximately 3 hours to reach Chichicastenango, known as the capital of the Quiché kingdom. Upon arrival, we’ll dive into the heart of the vibrant Mayan market, accompanied by our knowledgeable guide who will provide fascinating insights into the local traditions and customs. Immerse yourself in a sensory wonderland as you stroll through the colorful stalls, adorned with intricate textiles, handmade crafts, and vibrant produce. Take your time to engage with the friendly locals, and if you desire, you can purchase unique souvenirs to cherish the memories of this enchanting place. Don’t miss the opportunity to witness a mesmerizing Mayan ceremony, taking place just outside the historical Santo Tomas Church.
After exploring the market, we’ll continue our journey to discover the cultural gems of Chichicastenango. Visit the picturesque cemetery, where vibrant flowers adorn the resting places of loved ones, and marvel at the serene beauty that surrounds you. Then, we’ll ascend to El Calvario, a sacred hilltop offering panoramic views of the town and its surrounding valleys. We will then have lunch before board our comfortable bus and embark on a scenic one-hour drive to Panajachel, located on the shores of the magnificent Lake Atitlán. Afterward, you’ll have free time to explore the charming streets of Panajachel, browse through local boutiques, or simply relax along the lake’s tranquil shoreline.
As the day comes to a close, we’ll regroup and begin our return journey to Antigua Guatemala. Reflect on the memories made, the vibrant colors experienced, and the rich cultural heritage encountered throughout this captivating adventure.
Join us on this dynamic and immersive tour from Antigua, where traditional markets, awe-inspiring landscapes, and cultural encounters converge to create an unforgettable experience.
This price does not include a 5 % credit card fee.
07:00 am: We pick you up at your hotel in Antigua
10:00 am: Arriving to Chichicastenango Market
01.00 pm: We have a buffet lunch
03.00 pm: Arriving to Panajachel
Time to discover the Town
05:00 pm: We live Panajachel
08:00 pm: Arriving at your hotel in Antigua