Guatemala City

UNESCO JEWELS: Antigua Half Day Tour from Guatemala City

Guatemala City, Guatemala

From USD 38.00

Price varies by group size

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Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 5 hours (approx.)
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Experience the Spanish-colonial charm of Antigua, a UNESCO World Heritage site, during this 5-hour morning tour from Guatemala City. This atmospheric city was the country’s capital for more than 200 years, creating a wealth of historic architecture and gorgeous scenery for you to discover during your walking tour. Tread on Antigua’s cobblestone streets as you explore sites like the Cathedral of Santiago, Central Park and Palace of the Captain Generals. Your Antigua visit also includes a guide and round-trip hotel transport.
  • Explore Antigua during a morning walking tour leaving from Guatemala City
  • Learn about the history of this centuries-old UNESCO World Heritage site and one-time capital of Guatemala
  • Traverse the city's cobblestone streets to visit its wealth of historic churches, squares and government buildings
  • Travel by foot, offering an intimate chance to explore the sights and sounds of this sensory-rich city
  • Great excursion for history and architecture lovers

What's Included

  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Meeting And Pickup

Pickup points

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What To Expect

Gray Line Guatemala (Pass By)

Iglesia de La Merced

45 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Additional Info

  • 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.
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • 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
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • 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 travellers 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travellers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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Good experience
Yolanda_R, Mar 2023
Love the history! Learned a lot about the history of Guatemala. Good driver and tour would definitely do again.
UNESCO Tour - great day out
Stephanie_K, Apr 2022
The most memorable part of this tour was my amazing tour guide Adolfo, it felt like I was exploring the city with a friend! The sites he took me too were breathtaking and his knowledge of the history and culture of the city was extraordinary, I’m so thankful I had the opportunity to do this tour. As a female travelling solo, safety is the most important thing for me and I was picked up and dropped of at my hostel in a private, air conditioned van, Adolfo never left my side apart from when I took a wonder round the market to buy some souvenirs! Would highly recommend!
Response from Host, Apr 2022
Dear Stephanie Thank you for having booked with us, it is really important for us your opinion. Thank you for the comments about the guide we are going to tell him.
Great walking tour and I got a...
MichaelC_T, Apr 2018
Great walking tour and I got a chance to have a beer with and talk to an American expatriate... maybe a retirement possibility in Antigua!
I loved this tour! Got my first Jade...
Kiss the World, Apr 2018
I loved this tour! Got my first Jade and had an amazing time with the Tour guide.
The guide, Juan Pablo, had been my...
Lisa B, Jan 2018
The guide, Juan Pablo, had been my guide for a Guatemala City tour. His English is excellent, he speaks quickly and he volunteers tons of information. Some guides volunteer less and wait for you to ask questions. I did a 2nd tour to Antigua 2 days later with a different tour company arranged through our hotel and took my husband. That tour took us to a different Jade Museumthere's more than onejust FYI. The handicraft market is indoors. Some vendors speak English quite well. They may not negotiate down as much as at other markets i.e. Guate or Chichicastenango but the experience was pleasant. On Sunday there were more vendors at the market with their wares on blankets outside.
Very disorganized, when the bus...
Jose R, Jan 2017
Very disorganized, when the bus arrived to my hotel the tour guide has a different name on the ticket so I was at the lobby waiting to be picked up but they were asking for a different person. Thanks God I had all the information handy so we could check and surprise they were looking a different customer but it was me and my family. During the tour the guide left us at the jade market alone so at the end nobody in the group knew what to do It was good but not great