Guided Walking Tour in Guatemala City

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Embark on an utterly captivating 2-hour walking tour through the enchanting streets of Guatemala City, and allow yourself to be fully immersed in the rich tapestry of this vibrant capital. As you set foot on this enthralling journey, you’ll discover the city’s hidden gems and fascinating landmarks, with Sixth Avenue being one of the prominent highlights awaiting your exploration.

General information

Price / 21 USD

You can pay online

Language

English

Availability

Everyday

Starting time

10:00 hrs

Duration

2 hours

Included / excluded

2-hour guided walking tour

English speaking tour guide

Food & drinks

Gratuities (optional)

Full description

Your journey commences at the Plaza de la Constitucion, also known as the Parque Central, the heart of Guatemala City. This iconic square is surrounded by awe-inspiring architectural marvels, and here you’ll observe the lively hustle and bustle of locals going about their daily lives while uncovering the historical significance of this place. As you wander through its vibrant environs, your knowledgeable guide will delve into the intricacies of Guatemala’s past, shedding light on its tumultuous war period and its impact on the nation.

Next, you’ll proceed to the majestic National Palace, an imposing structure that stands as a testament to Guatemala’s history and resilience. Marvel at its grand facade and learn about the significant events that have transpired within its walls. Your guide will share captivating tales about the country’s political landscape and the struggles with corruption, providing you with a deeper understanding of Guatemala’s governance.

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Your adventure then leads you to the Central Market, an enchanting hub brimming with local flavors, scents, and colors. Explore the lively stalls filled with exotic fruits, traditional crafts, and aromatic spices. Along the way, your guide will introduce you to the mouthwatering delights of Guatemalan cuisine, unveiling the unique ingredients and flavors that define the country’s culinary heritage.

Continuing on, you’ll traverse the bustling Sixth Avenue, a vibrant thoroughfare that encapsulates the energy and diversity of Guatemala City. This lively street teems with locals going about their daily routines, offering an authentic glimpse into the lives of ordinary Guatemalans. Here, your guide will share stories about present-day challenges and realities faced by the city’s residents, providing valuable insights into the current social and political landscape.

Meeting point

The guide will be waiting for you at Plaza de La Constitucion. More instructions will be given after booking the tour.

Important information

This tour will take place rain or shine.