Iximché Ruins and Antigua City Tour

Experience Guatemala’s mixture of Spanish and Mayan influences on this full-day tour of Iximché and Antigua. Learn about Mayan history from your knowledgeable guide as you explore the archeological site of Iximché. Then, head to the Spanish colonial city of Antigua to visit some of its most famous sites, including San Francisco Church, Calle del Arco, La Merced Church and Plaza Central. This day tour is perfect for the whole family!

per adult from

$110

NZD

Duration

8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Entry/Admission - Iximche
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Iximche, Tecpan, Chimaltenango, Guatemala, Panajachel 07010 Guatemala

    After pickup from your Antigua hotel, venture northwest approximately an hour to the dusty town of Tecpán. Here, explore the Mayan ruins of Iximché, once the Kaqchiquel Maya capital and a Guatemala must-see attraction. Upon entering the ruins, you'll see four ceremonial plazas, which are surrounded by tall temple structures and two ball courts. Tour the site with your knowledgeable guide and discover the ancient history of Guatemala.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: The Plaza Central Park, Plaza Mayor City Center, Antigua 03001 Guatemala

    Stop for lunch at a local restaurant (own expense) before visiting the Central Plaza with your guide.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Casa del Jade, 4 Calle Oriente # 10 Edificio El Jaulon, Antigua 03001 Guatemala

    Watch craftsmen turn stones into unique jewels and see the jade collection housed at the museum. After the tour, you'll be taken back to your hotel.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Iglesia de La Merced, 5a Avenida Norte y 1a Calle Poniente Centro Histórico, Antigua 03001 Guatemala

    Next, visit La Merced Church, which has a beautiful Baroque-style façade.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Iglesia de San Francisco El Grande, Calle Oriente,1a Avenida Sur 7a, Antigua 03001 Guatemala

    Then, head back down to Antigua's Central Plaza, where you'll visit San Francisco Church, home to the shrine of Peter of St Joseph Betancur. See also the famous arch of Santa Catalina, built in the 17th century and once home to Santa Catalina Convent.

    Duration: 20 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up time will be within 15 minutes of the established departure time in your confirmation.
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • 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 12 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
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • 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

9

Organised by Guatemalan Adventure

Activity ID: V-5555ANTIXCITY

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