Community Based Tourism

Community Based Tourism

We are a travel agency that focuses on offering the best personalized service to our clients in organizing tours and cultural trips around Guatemala. In addition we want to promote interaction with local communities in order to create work opportunities and increase respect for the environment and local traditions and customs.


Itinerary

Day 1: Airport pick up in Guatemala City, transfer to your host family in San Juan del Obispo. Dinner in your host family.

Pass By: Antigua Guatemala Cathedral, 5a Calle Oriente 5, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala
Transfer to the town of San Juan del Obispo.

Meals included:
• Dinner: At the host family.
Accommodation included: Guatemalan host family.

Day 2: Tour in Antigua. Visit to the Artisanal chocolate factory in San Juan del Obispo.

Stop At: Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala
Tour in Antigua Guatemala.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Meals are given by the host family.
• Lunch: At the host family.
• Dinner: Given by the host family.
Accommodation included: Accommodation with a Guatemalan host family.

Day 3: Cooking class and lunch in the cooking school “La Tortilla”. Community work in the afternoon.

Stop At: Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala
Cooking class and lunch in the cooking school “La Tortilla”.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: At the host family.
• Lunch: Given at the cooking school "La Tortilla".
• Dinner: At the host family.
Accommodation included: With a Guatemalan host family

Day 4: Visit to the indigenous women’s cooperative in Santiago Zamora. Social work in the library “Caldo de Piedra”.

Stop At: Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala
Visit to the indigenous women’s cooperative in Santiago Zamora.

Lunch in your host family.

Social work in the library “Caldo de Piedra” to read with the children from the community.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: With the host family
• Lunch: With the host family.
• Dinner: With the host family.
Accommodation included: With a Guatemalan host family.

Day 5: Community work. Lunch in the village. Community work.

Stop At: Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala
Community work.

Lunch in the village.

Community work.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: At the host family.
• Lunch: Luch in the village where the commiunity work will be done.
• Dinner: At the host family.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 6: Visit to the ruins of Iximché. Walk in the Atitlán Nature Reserve (and optional zipline tour).

Stop At: Lake Atitlan, Guatemala
Visit to the ruins of Iximché.

Arrival to the hotel in Panajachel.

Walk in the Atitlán Nature Reserve (and optional zipline tour).
Duration: 11 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast will take place at a restaurant located in Tecpán, a town on the way to Panajachel - Atitlán.
• Dinner: At a restaurant in Panajachel.
Accommodation included: At a hotel in Panajachel.

Day 7: Boat tour to the villages around the lake and art and handicrafts class in one of the villages.

Stop At: Panajachel, Guatemala
Boat tour to the villages around the lake and art and handicrafts class in one of the villages.

Lunch in Santiago Atitlán.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast in the hotel in Panajachel.
• Lunch: Lunch in Santiago Atitlán.
• Dinner: Dinner at a restaurant in Panajachel.
Accommodation included: At a hotel located in Panajachel.

Day 8: Visit to Chichicastenango.

Stop At: Mercado de Chichicastenango, Btw 7a & 8a Calle, Chichicastenango 14006 Guatemala
Visit to Chichicastenango.

Lunch in Chichicastenango.

Return to Panajachel.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast in the hotel in Panajachel.
• Lunch: Lunch in Chichicastenango.
• Dinner: Dinner at a hotel in San Pedro La Laguna.
Accommodation included: At a hotel in San Pedro La Laguna - Panajachel.

Day 9: Tour at the village of San Juan la Laguna. Visit to the coffee and the women weavers cooperative. Watch the murals.

Stop At: Panajachel, Guatemala
Walk to the neighboring village of San Juan la Laguna.

Visit to the coffee cooperative “La Voz“.

Lunch in an indigenous women’s cooperative in San Juan la Laguna.

Visit to the women weavers cooperative.

Tour through the village to see the murals.
Duration: 9 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: At the hotel in San Pedro la Laguna.
• Lunch: Lunch in an indigenous women’s cooperative in San Juan la Laguna.
• Dinner: Dinner in hotel in San Pedro la Laguna.
Accommodation included: Night and accommodation at the hotel in San Pedro La Laguna.

Day 10: Departure for Comalapa. Lunch in an art gallery in Comalapa. Art class and visit to the village.

Stop At: Unnamed Road, Chimaltenango, Guatemala
Return to Panajachel.

Departure for Comalapa.

Lunch in an art gallery in Comalapa.

Art class and visit to the village.

Return to Antigua.
Duration: 9 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel in San Pedro La Laguna.
• Lunch: Lunch in an art gallery in Comalapa.
• Dinner: Dinner at a hotel in Antigua.
Accommodation included: Stay at a hotel in Antigua Guatemala.

Day 11: Transfer to the airport.

Stop At: Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala
Transfer from Antigua Guatemala to La Aurora airport in Gutemala city.
Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"



Horário de Início: Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 7/22/2019 - 9/27/2022
Monday:08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Tuesday:08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Wednesday:08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Thursday:08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Friday:08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Saturday:08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Sunday:08:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Duração: 11 Days
Ponto de partida: Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from any hotel around Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez

Airports

  • La Aurora Airport, Guatemala City Guatemala



Cancelamentos e reembolsos: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Incluído

  • 9x Breakfast
  • 10x Dinner
  • 8x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 9 nights
  • Entry/Admission - Antigua Guatemala
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Atitlan
  • Entry/Admission - Panajachel
  • Entry/Admission - Mercado de Chichicastenango
  • Entry/Admission - Chimaltenango

Não Incluído

  • Zip line.

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