Private Tour: Antigua Foodie Walking Tour

Food is the universal language and our food experience is curated to connect you to the greatest local food in the world. Our expert guide will share with you the many wonders of this city and the magic of the flavors and textures of the Guatemalan Gastronomy.

per adult from

$155

NZD

Duration

5 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Private transportation
    • Private Guide
    • Snacks - Food tasting: Salad, sweet and candies
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Guatemala City, Guatemala City, Guatemala Department

    You will be Pick up in your hotel.
    In Antigua you will meet our guide specialized in gastronomy and will start with an introduction to the Guatemalan Gastronomy History, during our walking we will admire the architecture of the colonial City of Antigua, below a brief summary of what to expect on your way.


    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Antigua, Antigua, Sacatepequez Department

    We are going to explore the Antigua Guatemala Market (we will learn about the history of the grains, vegetables and fruits).
    The main foods that were in Mesoamerica before the Conquest were corn, beans, squash, cacao and chili and to remember a bit our past we will have the opportunity to be in touch with local people and will learn how to make tortillas that is made of corn.
    The Central Park is located at the heart of the city, surrounded by the traditional grid pattern frequently utilized in Spanish urban planning in the colonies. The park is surrounded by the Palace of the Generals Captain, City Hall, the church of San José (formerly the Cathedral of Guatemala), the Archbishop’s Palace and the Portal of Commerce. Here, visitors will also find the Mermaid´s Fountain. The Count of Gomera (Gomera is the word for a rubber plantation) built the fountain in remembrance of a popular legend, which tells the story of a King whose daughters gave birth but did not want to nurse their children

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Antigua, Antigua, Sacatepequez Department

    Visit to an emblematic restaurant of Antigua Guatemala well known for its variety of local dishes, we will know what kitchens were like in ancient times and we will taste a delicious Guatemalan desserts made with local ingredients, also we will appreciate the amazing landscape that offers the terrace, from this view we will appreciate the Santa Catalina Arch, La Merced Church and other important buildings from Antigua Guatemala.

    On our walking we will appreciate the Santa Catalina Arch and its history.


    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Antigua, Antigua, Sacatepequez Department

    Continuing our experience we will taste local dishes and we will know about its history, we will have the opportunity to meet the most important dishes for the Guatemala Gastronomy, These creations of culinary art were born during the sixteenth century and represent the fusion of pre-Columbian cuisine with ingredients of Hispanic Arabic origin. Most of the dishes are made with Vegetables, meats and spices. Also we will have the opportunity to taste an icon dish of Antigua Guatemala, well known for its peculiar flavor and ingredients that make it up.

    Visit to the Capuchinas convent where we can see vestiges of ancient cuisine and where many of the native recipes of Guatemala originated

    Then continuing our experience we will visit a Guatemalan typical candy shop where we will learn about the elaboration process and history also will appreciate the handmade candies and made of local ingredients and fruits.


    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Guatemala City, Guatemala City, Guatemala Department

    At the end of our delicious walking transfer back to your hotel.

    Duration: 45 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • 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

10

Organised by Gray Line Guatemala

Activity ID: V-3022P109

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