Antigua Guatemala Day Tour Starts: 04:30 am
From: San Salvador City
Tour Duration: 14 hrs
Get ready for a great tour! Very early in the morning transfer to Antigua Guatemala.
The Old City has a large number of ruins and restored colonial buildings, which are a fraction of the magnificent colonial architecture of the city. Antigua Guatemala is known as the city of the “Perpetuate Roses”. Partially destroyed by the Earthquakes of Santa Marta volcano in 1773, it was declared in 1965 as “ The colonial Monument of America” and in 1979 declared as Cultural Heritage of the Humanity by the UNESCO.
Your tour guide will take you throught cobbled streets where you will have a sightseeing of many old colonial buldings. Appreciate the diversity of churches, temples and monuments while you walk on the cobbled streets. Visit the central park where you will learn about its history. Discover the iconic San Francisco Church, where the shrine of St Joseph Betancur is located. Later, continue the exploration of the city with the arch of Santa Catalina as you wander the streets and share the story of how nuns once used an underground passage to cross the street. Also, admire the beautiful Baroque-style La Merced Church, which was once the wealthiest in the city.
Take this Antigua Guatemala day tour from San Salvador City and enjoy a full day experiencing one of the jewls of Central America.
What to expect?
Included Antigua Guatemala Day Tour
Private transportation with A/C, free pick up and drop off, bilingual tour guide, local entrances, local guide payments, bottled water, all taxes.
- The tour begins and ends at the hotel where you are staying.
- This tour is available from Monday to Sunday.
- Meals are not included.
- Entrance fees are not included. Entrance fees at customer discretion.
What to bring?
- Light clothes
- Comfortable walking shoes
- Hat or Cap
- Bring snacks for the trip