Guatemala City Afternoon Sightseeing Tour

See Guatemala City’s top attractions on an afternoon sightseeing tour. It’s a great way to orient yourself with the city, and it keeps your morning free!

Visit the largest city in Central America with a local guide to see important landmarks such as the National Palace of Culture, Metropolitan Cathedral, the Civic Center and the Bank of Guatemala. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included for your convenience

per adult from

$48

NZD

Duration

3 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Local guide
    • Transport by air-conditioned coach, van or minivan
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Gray Line Guatemala, Guatemala City 0011 Guatemala

    You will be pick up in your hotel (selected hotels) in Guatemala City by our tour guide to start our sightseeing through the city, below a brief summary of what to expect on your way.

    Stop At: Avenida Las Americas, Cdad. de Guatemala, Guatemala

    We will start with an avenue whose name is due to the several Plazas and monuments in honor of the countries of the American continent, surrounding by a garden.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Pass By: Plaza Berlin, Avenida de las Americas Final Zona 13, Guatemala City Guatemala

    Continue to Berlin Plaza panoramic view of part of the city and the landscape of the Pacaya volcano.

    Stop At: Avenida La Reforma, 1 Calle a 20 Calle de las Zonas 9 y 10 Zonas 9 y 10, Guatemala City 01010 Guatemala

    We continue our road in La Reforma avenue, that was built inspired by the avenues of France and for this reason various statues are carved in stone, bronze and marble brought from Italy.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Iglesia Yurrita, 8-52, Ruta 6, Guatemala City 01004 Guatemala

    Yurrita Church is a private chapel of mixed Baroque style, with Romanesque and Byzantine elements. The church was built as a votive offering by Felipe Yurrita, a native of Arevalo, Castilla, Spain, to the Virgin of Our Lady of Sorrows, patron of that town, for favors received, in particular to have saved her life during the eruption of the volcano Santa Maria.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Centro Civico, Centro Cívico, Cdad. de Guatemala, Guatemala

    At the Civic Center of the City, we will see a set of buildings constructed between the 50’s and 60’s, such as The Supreme Court of Justice, the Ministry of Public Finance, City Hall, the Social Security, the Bank of Guatemala, the National Mortgage Bank, and the Guatemalan Tourism Commission, that are important for the history and the government, mostly.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Paseo de la Sexta, Guatemala City Guatemala

    The Paseo de la Sexta Avenida, was born due to the transfer of the city after the earthquakes of Santa Marta in 1773.The Sixth Avenue was one of the most important streets in the city, where the best fashion stores were found of the city, the most prestigious commercials as well as the first movie theaters.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Teatro Lux, 11 Calle, Cdad. de Guatemala, Guatemala

    The Lux Theater was one of the most important and emblematic stages in Guatemala between the years 1935 and 1960.The Theater was converted into a cinema in the 1980s due to the decline in interest in the theater. More recently, it was transformed into the new headquarters of the Cultural Center of Spain after an architectural remodel.

    Pass By: Hotel Pan American, 9A Calle 5-63, Cdad. de Guatemala 01001, Guatemala

    The site of Hotel Pan American was originally called the Pension Amado, which was built in 1914 and demolished by earthquakes in 1917 and 1918.Was renamed Hotel Pan American to honor the Pan Am Airlines crews who often stayed at the hotel. By the early 1980s, Hotel Pan American was the downtown meeting place. It was where presidents had lunch and diplomats, government officials and foreign visitors gathered to discuss matters of national interest.

    Pass By: Trade Portal, 8 Calle, Cdad. de Guatemala, Guatemala

    The Rubio Passage, also called "El Portalito", is one of the best known places in Zone 1, Part of its structure is inspired by the commercial passages of Italy, from the 17th century.

    Stop At: Plaza Mayor de la Constitucion, Entre 6a Avenida y 6a Calle Zona 1, Guatemala City 01001 Guatemala

    When we arrive at the Major Plaza of the Constitution, we will appreciate important monuments as the National Palace, the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Portal of Commerce and Centenarian Park. Also, it is know as the heart of the Historic Center of the city.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Mercado Central, 8 Calle and 8 Ave., Guatemala City 01001 Guatemala

    Finally, we will visit the Central Market, which is located behind the Metropolitan Cathedral, in the basement of the Tabernacle Plaza. It is divided by different sectors of products, where you will find from spices to beautiful memories of jade made in Guatemala, and more handicrafts.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Iglesia Santo domingo, 12 Avenida 10-09 Zone 1, Guatemala City Guatemala

    The ancient church of Santo Domingo of Guatemala City , Basilica of Nuestra Señora del Rosario - is a Catholic temple in a neoclassical seismic style that is located in the Historic Center of the Guatemala City. In the Basilica of Nuestra Señora del Rosario, the main devotion is Virgen del Rosario, queen of Guatemala City against earthquakes

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: Gray Line Guatemala, Guatemala City 0011 Guatemala

    At the end of our sightseeing though the city you will be transfer back to your hotel.

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Minimum of 2 passengers (adults) is required for the tour to run. If the minimum size is not reached, the tour is subject to cancellation and all tickets are refunded or rescheduled.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Depending on your pick up place the order of the itineray may change.
    • Please contact us if you need a guide in any other language. French, German and Italian in private services, subject to additional costs and guide availability.
    • For groups of 10 persons or more, please contact Gray Line Guatemala to arrange.
    • It is recommended that you bring walking shoes, hat, sunglasses, and a camera.
    • To find pictures of our experiences, search us on Instagram as @graylinetoursgt
    • Most travelers can participate
    • If you are lodging in Zone 1, our only pick-up point is at the Hotel Panamerican.
    • If you are lodging in an airbnb please move to the nearest hotel lobby and please let us know of its name.
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Gray Line Guatemala

Activity ID: V-3022GUACITY

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