Day trip

Antigua Guatemala From Puerto Quetzal

Antigua Guatemala From Puerto Quetzal

From US$ 163 per person

This private off-shore excursion in Antigua Guatemala is for travelers on cruises disembarking at Puerto Quetzal. This tour can be customized based on your cruise timing details.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Private group


  • Enjoy a private off-shore excursion specially designed for cruisers
  • Visit the city that was once the capital of Central America
  • Discover a mix of cultures and architectural styles
  • Walk on the cobblestone streets as you pass by colonial buildings
  • Go to architectural ruins, markets, and local factories
Full description
Spend a day exploring the small but charming UNESCO-listed city of Antigua Guatemala with a private guide just for your group. After pickup around 9:30 AM at Puerto Quetzal Port, take a 2-hour journey to the city of Antigua Guatemala. Visit the colorful Central Park and see locals selling hand-made products like textiles, toys, and gastronomy. From there, admire the main buildings surrounding the plaza: the Captaincy of Guatemala and City Hall. Learn about the history of the water fountain placed in the middle of the park. Then, explore the remains of the Antigua Guatemala Cathedral, a Roman Catholic church originally built around 1541. Later, visit the ruins of former Catholic covenants that impress with their fountains and thick walls. Take some time to wander the cobblestone streets, passing by beautiful Spanish Baroque-inspired architecture, and charming storefronts until you reach the famous Calle del Arco. If there is enough time, you will visit a jade factory, a chocolate factory, or the House of Rum. Then, the tour breaks for 1 hour of lunch (at your own expense). You will be taken back to Puerto Quetzal at approximately 2:00 PM, depending on your cruise timing details.
  • Round trip private transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Puerto Quetzal pickup and drop-off
  • Certified bilingual guide
  • Entrances to mentioned sites
  • Food and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Once you disembark from the ship, you will find your guide at the port holding a sign with your name; Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Insect repellent

Know before you go

  • Children 0-17 must be accompanied by an adult
  • This is a walking tour and a bus tour
  • Wheelchair passengers can be accommodated in the minivan/bus; however, it is not a specialized vehicle
  • Wheelchair passengers will not be able to visit all the mentioned sites due to irregular surfaces and stairs; they only get to visit the central Park and restaurant
  • If you are carrying or moving in a wheelchair, let the supplier know in advance (including type, size, weight of wheelchair) to arrange the logistics needed
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Product ID: 315262