Antigua Guatemala 31 January 2017

Pacaya Volcano

Pacaya is by far the most popular volcano to climb in Guatemala, and not without good reason.

The volcano is easy to climb and gives the opportunity to climb an active volcano. On clear days you can see the volcanos Agua, Fuego and Acatenango. If you arrive at the top of the Pacaya you can smell the sulfur, feel the heat and you have a good chance to actually see lava.

Information

Availability Every day
Departure times 06:00 am and 02:00 pm
Departure point Your hotel/address
Duration Approx. 6 hours
Price 20 USD p.p.
Included

Spanish-speaking guide

  Return transport from Antigua
  Entrance fees

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Peten 03 October 2016

The Green Trail of the Jaguar

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It's a touristic trail that is located inside the Mayan Reserve in Petén. There is a mayor precense of jaguars and other species according to scientific studies. There exist as well archeological traces of the Maya culture.


The organization is a community project which realizes sustainable managing of natural resources. They have 65 860 hectares of forest. It benefits 196 associates.

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Description of the tours:

We offer you a lot of flora and fauna. Obviously it will be an adventurous tour. One possible tour is 3 days and 2 nights long. It's a combination of archeology and nature. It's a train in which you could see the majestic jaguar. You can visit the camping Yeloch, the archeological sites El Pilar, Witzna and la Honradez. The trek is full of flora, fauna, archeology and colours that appear to be a real rainbow in the jungle. The trek starts and ends in Melchor de Mencos. Melchor de Mencos was founded in 26 april 2016.

RECOMMENDATIONS:

Cool pants (no jeans), long-sleeved shirts or blouses in light colors, raincoat, lightweight but strong shoes or boots, repellent against ticks, hat, binoculars, flashlight with extra batteries, water bottle, backpack small to wear during the walk, soft socks (at least to change every day), camera, knife, plastic bags to put your dry clothes in your backpack (in case of rain), personal medications.

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Peten 03 October 2016

EL Mirador by Helicopter

More than 30 cities covered by the jungle are part of the Reino de la Serpiente “Snake Kingdom”, Dynasty that developed, established and governed in a society that had a writing system, mathematical, 
agricultural and astronomic, a millions of years earlier than known. Inside the jungle at 21,602 Km2 of the Reserva de la Biosfera Maya “Mayan Biosphere” we can watch two structures with names
El Tigre “The Tiger” and La Danta. Ubicated in the arqueological site El Mirador , considerated the  cradle of the Mayan Civilization and candidate to enter in the list of World Heritage by UNESCO.
La Danta (72 meters) with a volume of 2.800.000 m3, 200.000 m3 more than The Great Pyramid of Cheops in Egyt and El Tigre (55 meter) is the second more biggest in the area.
Our journey will take us to fly over the Mayan Biosphere, arriving at The Mirador, the visit during 4 hours, accompanied by a certificated guide. Depending the weather, we departing between 
7am – 10am to Flores Petén.

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Peten 03 October 2016

EL CRATER AZUL Peten

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Located in the Refugio de Vida Silvestre El Pucte.
It is possible to see the water birth of crystalline and streams, where it is possible to swim and dive taking into consideration the recommendations for the protection of the site.

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We move overland to the southwest region of Petén, where a sailor will take you various kilometers to get into this protected area.
Transport, guides boats and entrance fees are included.

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Peten 03 October 2016

Waterfall Peten

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On the southwest of Peten we will find beautiful waterfalls and natural pools with wonderful colors, all surrounded by lush vegetation & haven of biodiversity in the region. 
On this tour we will visit Las Pozas, Machaquila and Las Monjas.  This is a great option if you are in flores and you want to spend time and great waterfalls.
Transport, guide and entrances fee are included

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Antigua Guatemala 01 August 2016

Bike Tours around Antigua


Enjoy a day around Antigua, sharing with mother nature. Try a bike tour, and the experiences will stick with you. Many people plan and execute their first bicycle tour with the intention of making it just a one-time tour. It’s not something you can do just once and forget about. Bike tour around Antigua will make you want to do it again.

Route 1

Especially for novice, people who like adventure and nature. You will visit villages around Antigua such as San Antonio Aguas Calientes, San Miguel Duenas with macadamia farm , Ciudad Vieja (supposedly the first capital of Guatemala) , San Pedro Las Huertas and San Juan del Obispo.

Route 2

Bike tour for adventurous people who really like adrenaline shots. Especially for people who have the skills and are in good physical conditions. You will visit the surroundings (also mountains) of Antigua, Finca El Pilar and El Mirador, there are more rocky and wooded places along this route. So just be prepared for a physical experience.

Tours (both) are available > Daily

Departure time:

At 09:00 AM or 13:00 PM / Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday with a minimum of 02 pax.
From Thursday to Sunday, with a minimum of 01 pax.
Tour duration is around 3 hours.

Includes: Guide, helmet, bike (professional) and a bottle of water.
Route 2 with guide trained specifically for this type of difficulty.
Price per person: US$40

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Antigua Guatemala 01 August 2016

Cultural Walking Tour Antigua Guatemala

 

Walk around in this wonderful city and learn more about the Guatemalan history during colonial times.

We visit the Cathedral and the fountain on the main square while we explain the city history. From the second floor in the City hall you have a nice view over all the main plazas and the Volcano Agua. We continue to the cloister of Capuchinas, a very good example of the colonial architecture. We visit the San Francisco el Grande Church, one of best-preserved churches in Antigua and the resting place of the first saint in Central-America, Hermano Pedro. We walk to the beautiful baroque church of Nuestra Señora de la Merced. The tour ends in a jade factory, where you can see how Mayans worked in the past and how it is done now. The tour takes about 3 hours. This is a half day tour.

Information

Availability Every day
Departure times 09:30 am and 02:00 pm
Departure point Your hotel/address
Duration Approx. 3 hours
Price 25 USD p.p. - minimum 2 persons
Included

Spanish-speaking guide

  Walking Tour

+10 USD per group for an English-speaking guide

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Hikes 01 August 2016

Pacaya Volcano

Pacaya is by far the most popular volcano to climb in Guatemala, and not without good reason.

The volcano is easy to climb and gives the opportunity to climb an active volcano. On clear days you can see the volcanos Agua, Fuego and Acatenango. If you arrive at the top of the Pacaya you can smell the sulfur, feel the heat and you have a good chance to actually see lava.

Information

Availability Every day
Departure times 06:00 am and 02:00 pm
Departure point Your hotel/address
Duration Approx. 6 hours
Price 25 USD p.p.
Included

Spanish-speaking guide

  Return transport from Antigua
  Entrance fees

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Antigua Guatemala 01 August 2016

Guatemala City Tour from Antigua

This tour will visit the modern Guatemala City. Founded in 1777, it is the fourth city in Guatemalan history. We will see the museum of anthropology and ethnography near to airport. Here you will find some of most exquisite pieces of all the archeological sites of the Petén area.

History, culture and traditions

We go to the civic center where you will see the justice palace, the national bank, Guatemala's City Hall, social security building. We continue downtown for watch the beautiful Palacio Nacional de la Cultura you can see in this place the official saloons for all the diplomatic events, the cathedral and main plaza too.

We will drive through Avenida de la Reforma, Centro Civico y Centro Historico.

Information

Availability Every day
Departure times 08:00 am
Departure point Your hotel/address
Duration Approx. 5 hours
Price 45 USD p.p. - minimum 3 persons
55 USD p.p. - minimum 2 persons
Included

Return transport from Antigua

  Guide

+10 USD per group for an English-speaking guide

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Antigua Guatemala 01 August 2016

Surrounding Towns

This tour will visit interesting towns and plantations around Antigua. Our first stop will be at San Juan del Obispo. We will visit the monastery of the first bishop of Guatemala, Francisco Marroquin.

We go on to the Ciudad Vieja. We explain to you the sad history of this town, which was the second city founded by Spanish in Guatemala. We visit the organic macadamia farm were we learn about many medical functions of the macadamia nut. We visit the town San Antonio Aguas Calientes to visit the local cooperative market. We end our tour in a Jade factory, where you can see how Mayans worked in the past and how it is done now.

Information

Availability Every day
Departure times 08:00 am and 02:00 pm
Departure point Your hotel/address
Duration Approx. 4 hours
Price

30 USD p.p. - minimum 3 persons
40 USD p.p. - minimum 2 persons

Included

Spanish-speaking guide

  Return transport from Antigua
  Entrance fees

+10 USD per group for an English-speaking guide

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