Head to shore and experience the beauty and wonder of colonial Antigua on a tour of this historic city. Your friendly guide will lead you on a memorable shore excursion walking tour that includes visits to some of the city’s most famous highlights, like La Merced Church, as well as expert commentary and local insights.
Make the most of your time on dry land with a private tour of Antigua. Your excursion to the UNESCO-listed city includes a guided tour of the central plaza, along with a visits to a jade factory and the Santo Domingo Monastery. Beginning and ending at the Puerto Quetzal cruise terminal, comfortable round-trip transportation ensures that you return to your ship in time for departure.
Great opportunity to travel in small group to enjoy the shore excursion to Antigua and have a full sightseeing to the city besides the big buses that can´t get in to the city. This tour is suitable for any age, no walking, no steps. You will see the best of Antigua without efforts and long walks.
When your cruise ship sails into Puerto Quezal, maximize your time with a full-day shore excursion to Antigua. Alongside by your guide, you’ll absorb the colonial charm of Antigua City while listening to history-rich commentary. Marvel at landmarks like Santo Domingo Convent and the Church of La Merced and then browse stalls brimming with colorful souvenirs. Visit a rural coffee plantation to observe traditional production processes and sample aromatic cups of coffee with a local farmer.
Close to Puerto quetzal your destination in the cruise ship, you will have the oportunity to visit a pleasent countryside where in just one hour you will see how change de vegetation, wild life, countryside from lowlands to highlands, mountain range and our main attraction Fire Volcano active volcano and the eruptions can be watch safely from San Cayetano Farm, amazing views.
You have optionals for horseback riding, do trekking or birdwatching.
This tour is tailormade for cruise ship passengers. We will pick you up at Puerto Quetzal Pacific Ocean Cruise Port or at Marina Pez Vela as soon as the ship embarks.
Iximche is a fascinating place. This was one of the main Mayan cities visited by the Spaniards in 1524, declared the first capital of the Kingdom of Guatemala.
You will be able to see the old pyramids built by the Maya, and some of the most active Ceremonial Altars where contemporary Maya use to perform ancient rituals and burn offerings to their ancestors.We will get you back on time before the cruise sets sail.
Once the capital of the conquistadors, Antigua is one of Guatemala’s most-visited destinations; its cobbled streets home to ornate churches, earthquake-damaged architecture, and colorful Mayan street markets. This full-day small-group shore excursion from Puerto Quetzal offers history and culture lovers the opportunity to delve deeper into the stories of the city and squeeze in plenty of sightseeing without having to worry about a busload of fellow shipmates.
Upon arrival you will meet with your guide who will be waiting for you inmediately when you come off the ship. He will make himself visible with a printed sign with your name. As you ride to Antigua enjoy a narrated presentation of Guatemalas country side. Once in Antigua start your walking tour from the main plaza and get to know the most important palaces of the colonial times. This excursion presents two very different sides of Guatemala. Discover the immensely influential role of religion, past and present, in San Jan Del Obispo Palace. Tour the Bishop's Palace, once a colonial residence now home to a community of Bethlemian Nuns. Sip a cup of chocolate, a favorite sweet treat in this small town, Walk its cobblestone streets.
Discover Guatemala’s rich history, culture, and natural beauty on this full-day small-group shore excursion from Puerto Quetzal. A great way to squeeze as much sightseeing as possible into one day without having to worry about organizing anything for yourself, this guided trip includes a visit to a traditional Mayan village and the historic capital of Antigua, known for its beautiful Baroque-style architecture and earthquake-damaged churches.
Venture to the incredible Pacaya Volcano from Puerto Quetzal on this private tour. One of Guatemala’s most active volcanos, Pacaya Volcano is a unique hiking experience. Take an unforgettable trek through unparalleled landscape. Look out over sweeping views along the way, and get up close to the incredible lava river, led by your own guide.
Soak up some sun, dip your toes in the Pacific Ocean and explore the black sand beaches at San Jose on this short but sweet private getaway. Leaving from Guatemala City, Antigua, or Puerto Quetzal, this full-day trip includes some R&R in a private villa with a pool, a fresh seafood lunch cooked up by a local chef, and a sunset ocean swim and buggy trip along the dark volcanic sands of San Jose Beach.
The natural wetlands and mangroves of Guatemala make it a perfect place to bird-watch. Join this small-group kayaking tour and paddle through these calm channels in search of several species of endemic birds as well as other animals and vegetation. Take in the beautiful landscapes around you and learn about the local environment from your guide.
Is the only shore excursion where you can taste our wine production and Rum. we are a great sugar producer is our number one industry and produce great rums. Same about our vineyards. You will have the best experience in your visit to Guatemala.
A few tours offer this shore excursion as a great experience to visit an active volcano. With us trekking is more personal, we take care of your always resting places, full of nature and endemic forest, and arrive at an active crater, this area is like being in another world.
We take you to lava ovens for roasting marshmallows or the famous lava pizza slide. Yes, we cook Pizza in lava rivers!
Make the most of your time when docked at Puerto Quetzal when you book this shore excursion to Antigua. Arrive at the 500-year-old city for a tour and learn about the history, heritage, and culture from your guide. Soak up the colonial architecture, walk through beautiful gardens, and stop at several landmarks throughout the day.
Great option for visiting Antigua in sightseeing without many stops, not walking, suitable for people has knees problems or simply people that doesn't like to walk. This visit to colonial spanish town will be in order starting for the most ancient, trough the XVII century and finish with the buildings over XVIII. the porpouse of this sightseeing is to understand the city. You have the option to get down from minibus in Casa Santo Domingo and La merced for pictures.
Great experience to discover and learn about Guatemala´s coffee secrets, new process with the actual technologies, saving water and avoiding pollution to rivers. The Eco coffee farming is the new wave in producing coffee.
Hike to the top of the active Pacaya Volcano in Guatemala when you book this shore excursion from Puerto Quetzal. Hike up the solidified lava with your private guide approaching lava cones and the smoking cone along the way. At the top, enjoy unparalleled views of other nearby volcanoes, Lake Amatitlan, and the city.
We invite you to come at FINCA LA GRACIA nature reserve for a birding day and observe large list of birds among endemic, resident and migratory birds.
We pick you up at the Puerto Quetzal, Antigua or Lake Atitlan area, if you arrive by Puerto Quetzal, we pick you up one hour after your cruise arrive. If you are thinking about an activity to do near of the port, this is the oportunity to have a good birding day in Guatemala.
The place is called FINCA LA GRACIAS and is located near, just one hour to drive from the port quetzal.
The guide will pick you up at the port and then to take a car for your transfer to the nature reserve and then get there to start a birdwatching activity on one of the trails through our expert guide in bird watching.
Departure Point: Antigua, Lake Atitlan or Puerto Quetzal (1 hour after your cruise ship arrive or disembark)
Departure: Puerto Quetzal, Antigua or Lake Atitlan
A great option to have a shore excursion for a short time, not so far from port, with a deep introduction to the most important economic activity in Guatemala sugar cane production and processing since the XIX century until our times. Knowledge about old civilizations in the region and the daily life of actual inhabitants around the port area.