This is a magic City which transport you back in to the colonial time, allow you to appreciate the wonderful syncretism in architecture, with Maya, Moorish and Spanish elements, today allow you to appreciate the restoration process, all damages cause by earthquakes, to visit Antigua is making your dreams come true in a living City, with History, Architecture, Restoration, etc. UNESCO Declared Antigua Guatemala CULTURAL HERITAGE SITE OF HUMANITY 1976, enjoy a City which was third Capital of Kingdom of Guatemala since 1543 to 1773.
Antigua Walking tour through the best of the city, It takes 3hours to enjoy and apreciate Antigua
Tour available every day
Guatemala produces one of the best coffee in the world, this tour will show you a coffee farm where we will see the coffee History since it was introduced in Guatemala, we will walk through the coffee plantations, to appreciate the beans, the coffee bushes, shade trees and all the processes, to cultivate coffee. We will visit the wet mill, pulp machines, washing system area, to size coffee beans, almond to export to any place in the world, to end the tour, we will taste a cup of coffee.
This tour allows us to know some villages around Antigua, San Pedro las Huertas still here the women do laundry by hand, there is a church dated 1662. San Miguel Escobar, where second capital of Guatemala was located, from 1527 to 1541
Ciudad Vieja, this site has the best Carpenters, who are dedicated to manufacture furniture, carvings. San Antonio Aguas Calientes, is a Maya Cakchiquel village, here the best textiles of Guatemala are made by Maya woman who are the best weaver of Guatemala, and still they are dressing their selves with the traditional Maya custom and speak their own Maya language.
Indigenous suit museum, here we see the different costumes of different ethnic communities in Guatemala, we will decipher the meaning of each one color and each one design, which tell Us the Maya Cosmology through the blouses or HUPILES as we named them in Maya.
Visit to two different farms, one is Macadamia nut farm, organic and experimental, macadamia nuts, this nut reduce cholesterol, macadamia oil & cream is anti-age, a facial and a relaxing massage is included. After visit a coffee farm, to appreciate all processes to produce a cup of coffee, at the end of the tour a cup of coffee is tasted , Guatemala it is one of the countries that produce one of the best coffees in the world.
This tour allow us to have a hike to Cerro de la Cruz look out from here there is a great panoramic of Antigua. This hike let us to listen the bird’s callings, to breathe clean air and to have a contact whit flora, is the best area to observe volcanoes, Agua, Fuego, and Acatenango. After to visit the Antigua main Market to see everything like, beans, vegetables, fruits, color full chicken buses, and much more.