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Guatemala City Private Panoramic Tour + Museums Visit

On this tour, you can appreciate the main cultural, residential, commercial, and economic infrastructure of the city. There will be a panoramic journey of the most important streets and avenues of the city, like the Civic Center and its surroundings.

Later, a visit to the Main Square, the Cathedral Church, and the Old Presidential Palace (Only From Outside). Following, you will be taken to a restaurant of your choice to have lunch. In the afternoon you'll visit the Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology Or Popol Vuh museum which are the best museums with the biggest collection of Mayan artifacts in the whole county. Later, the tour will end at the Arts and Crafts Market (Mercado de Artesanías).

per adult from

$164

AUD

Duration

7 to 8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

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  • What's included :
    • Modern Art Museum entrance
    • Archeology Museum Entrance Fee
    • Certified Tour Guide
    • Private transportation
    • Entry/Admission - Museo Nacional De Arqueologia & Etnologia
    • Entry/Admission - Museo Nacional de Arte Moderno "Carlos Mérida"
    What's excluded :
    • Personal expenses
    • Gratuities
    • Lunch
    • Entry/Admission - Palacio Nacional
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Avenida Las Americas, Cdad. de Guatemala, Guatemala

    After leaving your hotel or starting point, you´ll experience the “Americas Avenue”, a place that has different monuments and plazas dedicated to different countries in America´s continent. The countries are represented by different characters that were important in their history and other monuments are artistic manifestations. If that´s not enough you'll be able to appreciate all the contemporary buildings and the most expensive residential zone of Guatemala City.

    Pass By: Avenida La Reforma, 1 Calle a 20 Calle de las Zonas 9 y 10 Zonas 9 y 10, Guatemala City 01010 Guatemala

    At the end of “Americas Avenue” you will find the Obelisco, which also connects with “Reforma Avenue” which is considered one of the main boulevards of Guatemala City. Today many of the residential homes have been replaced by modern buildings and it is now considered a business and commercial district. Also, a cycleway was built along the avenue in 2013. Part of the Avenida Reforma is closed to traffic on Sunday mornings, as part of a program implemented by the Guatemala City Municipality. Throughout the 20th century, more sculptures were added, honoring diverse people such as Henry Dunant, founder of the Red Cross; Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla and Benito Juárez, Mexican leaders; José Joaquín Palma and Rafael Álvarez Ovalle, creators of the national anthem of Guatemala; and Miguel Ángel Asturias, winner of the 1967 Nobel Prize in Literature. Other notable monuments are the Monumento a la Madre, which honors motherhood, and several statues of animals such as lions, bulls, and wild boars.

    Stop At: Centro Civico, Centro Cívico, Cdad. de Guatemala, Guatemala

    The place to start a sightseeing tour through the historic center of Guatemala City must be the Constitution Square (officially: Plaza Mayor de la Constitución), which has also been called Central Park, since it is in the heart of Zone 1, the city downtown. In this area there are the most important government, financial and administrative buildings of the country.

    Stop At: Cathedral of Guatemala City, 7a Avenida 6-73, Cdad. de Guatemala, Guatemala

    For those history and architecture lovers out there, this is a spot that can´t be missed. Is an imposing twin-towered structure. It stands 300 feet long and 100 feet wide on the east side of the Constitution Square. It was designed by the Spanish architect Marcos Ibáñez and built in the neoclassical style with completion in 1815. The cathedral has survived three major earthquakes: 1830, 1917, and 1976. Here you will appreciate the image of the Virgen del Perpetuo Socorro (Our Lady of Perpetual Help), the oldest catholic image in Guatemala, brought by Hernán Cortés in 1522. Without a doubt is one of the most valuable, historical, and artistic properties in Guatemala´s modern history.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Palacio Nacional, 6 Calle and 7 Ave. Plaza de Armas - Zona 1, Guatemala City 01001 Guatemala

    Built between 1939 and 1943 to be the National Palace or house of the government, was declared Historic, Cultural and Artistic Patrimony of Guatemala in November, 1980 and it is now open to the public as a museum, an art gallery for a permanent and temporary exhibits. The ballroom and other big areas within the palace are used now to celebrate official ceremonies, like the signing of Guatemala's historic Peace Accords, held on December 28, 1986.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Museo Nacional De Arqueologia & Etnologia, 7ta Avenida 6a, Guatemala City Guatemala

    Visit the national museum of archeology and ethnology. This is the house of the biggest collection of mayan artifacts displayed in whole the country. This Museum operates Tuesday to Sundays, if the museum isn't open to visitors we are going to replace it for the Popol Vuh Museum.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Museo Nacional de Arte Moderno "Carlos Mérida", Guatemala City, Guatemala

    It is highlighted by the beautiful works that it has inside, among them, one of the most famous murals in Guatemala, which is known as the Glorification of the Quetzal.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Mercado de Artesanias La Aurora, 6a Calle 10-95 Zona 13, Guatemala City Guatemala

    Interesting Crafts from all over the Country are located where, Visitors can take a look of the different products that Guatemala export and also take the chance of buying some travel souvenirs.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We are going to pick up all passengers at the motor lobby of your hotel. If your hotel doesn’t have a motor lobby please wait for your tour guide at the front desk area.
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by TTC Travel

Activity ID: V-26325P85

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