From Guatemala City: Private Full-Day Antigua Artisans Tour
- Private group
- Pickup available
- Duration options: 8 - 11 hours
Your tour begins as a representative picks you up from your hotel in Guatemala City or Antigua Guatemala for a 2-hour transfer. On the way, you will pass by small cities, villages, and plantations. You will arrive to the villages surrounding Antigua, where you will begin with a visit to a house/museum of textiles to learn about ancestral traditions. Here you will learn how the hand-made clothing worn by locals hides patterns and colors that only natives can identify, with these patterns telling stories about home cities, families, status, and more. You will also visit other villages to discover local daily lifestyles such as laundry traditions, gastronomy, and history. There will be a break later for lunch, which you will be welcome to purchase on your own from recommended restaurants. Following lunch, your afternoon in Antigua will be spend visiting a jade factory, where you will lea...
Your experience will begin with pickup at 8:00 AM from your centrally-located hotel in Guatemala City. From there you will begin your 2-hour land transfer towards Antigua Guatemala, with the option of a hotel pickup from within Antigua Guatemala. Once having arrived to Antigua, you will start visiting some of the different farms. The first stop is a macadamia nut farm, where you will learn about production, the farm, and volunteering options. This farm is focused on helping communities to be economically independent through macadamia production and the sale of their products, both nationally and internationally. At the conclusion of your farm tour, you will receive a face massage with macadamia oils and creams, and can also enjoy some delicious macadamia pancakes. Later, you will move to another farm for an agricultural tour and exotic plant tour. Whilst at this site, you will also get...
Following a pickup at 8:00 AM or 9:00 AM from your centrally located hotel in Guatemala City or Antigua Guatemala, begin the 2-hour transfer towards Antigua Guatemala passing by small cities, villages, and plantations. Arrive directly at the coffee plantation where the locals are waiting as hosts for a walk through the nursery and coffee plantation. Continue to the wet milling and drying patio where the beans are processed and sorted. Finish the coffee tour with a cup of locally produced coffee. There will be time to enjoy lunch on your own at restaurants recommended by your guide before heading to the center of Antigua Guatemala. Here you will have leisure time to explore the main buildings before departure at 4 PM to return towards your hotel in Guatemala City or Antigua Guatemala.
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