Day 1 Antigua
Border information: if joining in Antigua, you will most likely enter Guatemala at Guatemala City La Aurora International Airport (IATA code: GUA). There will be an important group meeting at 10:00am at the joining hotel - please look out at the hotel reception for a note from your leader with more details about this important meeting. The rest of the day is free to explore the beautiful colonial city and its dramatic surroundings, and to take part in some optional activities. Please note that many of the options listed below will only be possible for those with extra time in Antigua before the start of your trip with us - please contact the Sales team if you would like to book pre-tour accommodation with us to have extra time exploring Antigua. In Antigua we will stay in a delightful colonial hotel.
Take a trek up to the famous active volcano of Pacaya near Antigua - Cost: USD 59
Visit the old Jesuit church of Santo Domingo, an iconic building in Antigua and home to six fascinating museums - Cost: GTQ 40
Learn all about the culture and history of Antigua at some of its museums, such as the Museum of Ancient Books and the Museum of Colonial Art - Cost: GTQ 30
Head out on an exciting exploration of the forests and farmlands surrounding Antigua on a mountain biking trip - Cost: USD 45
Participate in a local handicrafts workshop in a village near Quito, learning traditional weaving, cooking, or woodworking skills - Cost: GTQ 200
Visit a traditional coffee plantation in the cool hills surrounding Antigua - Cost: GTQ 200