There are countless tours available from the majestic ruins of Tikal to the colorful marketplaces, lakeside villages of Atitlan and helicopter tours of the volcanoes. We will be more than happy to make reservations or provide you with any additional information you may desire.
Is a local organization that Casa Vieja Lodge supports. They have built 2 schools near Antigua and offer tours to see a different side of Guatemala. The tour takes you to the first school, Nuestro Futuro (Our Future), a chicken bus refurbishing Shop, where old US/Canada school buses are transformed into buses you see throughout the country, and a visit to a family- owned coffin carpentry workshop to learn about the industry and cultural traditions related to death in Guatemala.
Learn about the different types of Jade and why it played such an integral role in Mesoamerican Cultures. Buy local Jade that is only found in Guatemala!
Take a guided tour around the sites Antigua in a Unimog Mercedes Benz, or go ziplining through the Guatemalan forest.
Guided Antigua Walk
Discover Antigua with historian Jane Garcia. Book early, these tours fill up well in advance.
Guatemala is known for their Chocolate and Coffee. Step in and give it a taste.
Enjoy a superb location right on the outskirts of Antigua on this lovely and expansive coffee plantation. Have a meal on their patio and enjoy the calm and beautiful views. A variety of activities are offered here from coffee tours, mule or horse rides, paintball, birding, and mountain biking.
Spend a day golfing at the base of the active Volcano Fuego on an 18-hole course designed by legendary architect Pete Dye. Feel the earth rumble and get spectacular views of the towns below.
Holy Week (Semana Santa)
April 9-16, 2017. One of the most intriguing times of the year to see the true beauty of Antigua. With daily processions throughout the town, extravagant flower “carpets” on every corner, and an influx in visitors make this one of the largest Semana Santa celebrations in the world.
SOUVENIRS: For those wanting to purchase local handicrafts make sure to allow yourself some extra time to survey the multitude of souvenirs from vendors in the airport itself. There is a Ron Zacapa duty free store and Guatemalan coffee is always a welcome gift.