Cheap Tours and Activities in Guatemala City

Cheap Tours and Activities in Guatemala City
Guatemala City is the capital of Guatemala, in Central America. It's known for its Mayan history, high-altitude location, and nearby volcanoes. On central Plaza Mayor, also known as Parque Central, the Metropolitan Cathedral is full of colonial paintings and religious carvings. The National Palace of Culture has a balcony overlooking the square. South of the city, trails lead up to the active Pacaya Volcano. There's no doubt there's an energy here unlike anywhere else in Guatemala. Guatemala City is busy reinventing itself as a people-friendly city. Downtown Zona 1 is leading the way with the pedestrianized 6a Calle attracting bars, cafes and restaurants. Though many travelers skip the city altogether, you may want, or need, to get acquainted with the capital, because this is the hub of the country, home to the best museums and galleries, transport hubs and other traveler's services. It also works as a great base for exploring nearby areas. With so much to see and do, Guatemala City is a great place to both experience and use as a base for exploring nearby areas, and there are several exciting options available for day trips to help you make the most of your time here.
Half-Day Tour of Guatemala City
offered by Viator

See Guatemala City's top attractions as you learn about the culture, heritage and traditions of this capital city. Tour the financial and commercial centers, navigate the main thoroughfares and quiet squares. It's the perfect overview for first-time visitors who want to get oriented to this diverse city. The Americas and Reforma Avenues are one of the most important streets and avenues of the city. There you will start a panoramic tour of Guatemala City after being picked up from your hotel. Learn about the history of Guatemala and the Latin American culture. The main attractions of this panoramic tour are, The Square of the Constitution, Centenary Park, Metropolitan Cathedral, National Culture Palace, Civic Center, Bank of Guatemala, Supreme Court of Justice, Department of the Treasury, Town hall, and the Relief Map. These are the most important buildings in Guatemala and they represent the cultural, commercial, and financial importance of the city, and you will get the chance to see them all on this guided tour.

Price: $55.00
Iximche Archaeological Site from Guatemala City
offered by Viator

Uncover the hidden secrets of the Kaqchikel Kingdom on this incredible tour of the Iximche Archaeological Site. Follow an expert guide through the land conquered by Spaniards and widely recognized as the first capital of the Kingdom of Guatemala. You'll journey from 125 miles outside Guatemala City and visit Tecpan for a traditional lunch at your own expense as part of this memorable historical tour. Meet your driver at 7:30 am at your Guatemala City hotel and travel the 125 miles outside the capital to one of the nation's most famous archaeological sites. You'll explore these ancient grounds and gain a deeper understanding of this nation's unique past. Get to see some amazing architectural buildings and experience the rich culture and history of the Mayan's before your return transport to your hotel.

Price: $170.00
La Aurora Zoo Admission Ticket and Transportation
offered by Viator

Take a walk on the wild side during a memorable visit to La Aurora Zoo. Check out animals from Africa, Asia, Patagonia, and Guatemala as you wander and relax in this unique destination. Hotel pickup and drop-off from Guatemala City included. Your friendly driver will collect you from your Guatemala hotel prior to 8:30am, and transport you in air-conditioned comfort to La Aurora Zoo. At your leisure, wander the well-kept habitats and get an up-close look at animals from around the globe, including the various creatures who call the Guatemalan forests home.

Price: $130.00
Day Tour to Atitlan Lake from Guatemala City
offered by Viator

Visit Lake Atitlan, the most beautiful lake in Guatemala, surrounded by the Atitlan volcano, San Pedro, and Toliman on this day tour from Guatemala City. Arrive to the high plateau of the country early in the morning. This is an area with mountains, beautiful volcanoes, and stunning landscapes where the color of the typical clothes and the noise of the local businesses are mixed in an environment of happiness. Here, a ferry boat will take you directly to Santiago Atitlan, where the "Cofradia de Maximon" (Maximon's botherhood) can be seen. In the afternoon you will go back to Panajachel to have lunch and afterwards, you will have time to shop at Santander Street. After your explorations and adventures, board your vehicle for the ride back to the city, where the tour concludes.

Price: $155.00

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