Chichicastenango

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  • Live Guide
  • Day Trip
  • Pickup Service
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket

We will leave around 6 a.m. from your hotel in La Antigua Guatemala and drive 3 hours to Chichicastenango.  If you don´t have breakfast included in your hotel we will stop to eat on the way (not included).  At our arrival we will walk around the market where we will see how local vendors sales their agriculture products (lots of colors, people and opportunities for great pictures here).  After that we will visit the local church where we will see people performing ceremonies inside the catholic church. Inside this church the original copy of the famous book Popol Vuh was found.  We will learn about local traditions and mayan history.  We will have time to shop around the market for people that wants to leave the market with a souvenir and before we leave back to Antigua we will have lunch at Hotel Santo Tomas (not included).  This lunch is very special because it will give you an opportunity to try several plates from all over Guatemala. Return to La Antigua  (3 hours) to end the tour.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Caminos del Quetzal

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Mercado de Chichicastenango

We will enjoy watching local vendors offering their fruits, vegetables, meats and more to the potencial buyers

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Santo Tomas Church

We will see the best expression of syncretism in Guatemala between Catholic and Mayan believes. We will be exactly where the original copy of the Popol Vuh was found

Duration: 30 minutes
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