AVOCADO PLANTATION AND COLONIAL ANTIGUA
ON THIS TOUR YOU WILL:
Embark on a captivating journey to the colonial gem of Antigua, nestled 5,500 feet above sea level. Your adventure begins with a picturesque 90-minute drive through the scenic Guatemalan lowlands, accompanied by insightful narration.
Along the way, tantalize your taste buds with exotic fruits thoughtfully prepared and sanitized to enhance your travel experience.
Be ready to be awed by the spectacular vistas of volcanoes, sprawling cattle ranches, and lush sugar cane plantations. Enjoy the view of the Indigenous Rock formation that looks like a Mayan woman, while you travel over the briges where the lava flowed during the 2018 eruption of the Fire Volcano.
At an elevation of 5,000 feet, you'll have the chance to explore an avocado plantation in San Miguel Duenas. Delve into the world of this incredible fruit, discovering its numerous health benefits. Savor a delightful Guacamole snack with chips, a perfect pitstop for culinary enthusiasts.
Next, continue your journey to Antigua, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the crown jewel of colonial Americas. Stroll through Central Park, immersing yourself in the charming ambiance of this historic town. Then, enjoy a "light lunch" at a nearby restaurant, refueling for more exploration.
Your adventure takes you to the Jade Museum & Factory, where fine jadeite jade from Guatemala and Burma is transformed into exquisite works of art. Along the way to the factory, admire the timeless Spanish architecture of homes built half a millennium ago, a testament to Antigua's rich history.
Before returning to your ship, make a final stop at the artisanal market, where you can shop for unique souvenirs and immerse yourself in the vibrant local culture. Join us for a journey through time, culture, and culinary delights on this unforgettable excursion to Antigua, Guatemala.
Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala
per person (ages 13+)
children (ages 6-12)
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THIS TOUR INCLUDES:
Round trip transportation
La Antigua city highlights
Jade factory visit
We were bombarded with all the bright colors everywhere with the way the mayans dressed to the flowers to the flowers and colorful people everywhere. The old city of Antigua was beautiful and the drive from the cruise ship was fascinating too.
A cruiser from Canada
WHAT TO BRING:
Comfortable attire, walking shoes, hat and sunglasses.