The Best Historical Tours in Guatemala

Unveiling Guatemala's Rich History

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Calling all history enthusiasts and cultural explorers! Are you craving a holiday to Guatemala that goes beyond the ordinary? To help you plan your next trip, we have put together this carefully curated list of guided tours that offer an unforgettable experience filled with intrigue and discovery. With meticulous attention to detail, we've analyzed a variety of historical tours to Guatemala to ensure the perfect blend of price, comfort, guest ratings, service, and activities. With these key criteria, we have found the absolute best hisorical tours to Guatemala to help make your planning process much easier.

The Top 3:

  • 29 Days, $3249.00

  • 8 Days, $2220.00

  • 15 Days, $3090.00

What are the historical tour options in Guatemala?


Here are the important factors:

  • 3 trip options analyzed
  • $177 average price per day (USD)
  • 8 to 29 days in length
  • 4.6 of 5 average rating
  • 16 people or less on average

Curious about the diverse range of historical tours? Prepare to be amazed by the array of options available to suit every traveler's preferences. It comes as no surprise that visitors adore these tours, given their exceptional average guest rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars. When it comes to group sizes, the average maximum capacity stands at 16 people, allowing for a comfortable and sociable experience. The shortest tour is 8 days, while the longest is 29 days. With a comprehensive analysis encompassing 3 historical tours, you can rest assured that Guatemala has something tailored to your interests and preferences, promising an unforgettable experience for all.

(All tour prices are in US Dollars before taxes, and come from a base price that is reported by TourRadar. Peak season prices can vary significantly, particularly in destinations where seasonal travel fluctuates dramatically.)

So, let's get to it and see...

The 3 Best Historical Tours in Guatemala
  • On Sale: 20% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for historical tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by G Adventures

29 Days Mexico City to Antigua 15 Destinations through Mexico, Belize, Guatemala 18 People at Most Ages 18 to 39 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This exceptional trip offering by G Adventures has received a 5 out of 5 rating. On this 29-day journey, visiting Mexico, Belize, and Guatemala, you can unwind while also making new memories. Uncover the beauty of 15 destinations on this itinerary, with highlights such as Playa del Carmen, Caye Caulker, San Ignacio, and Flores. Mexico City will mark the start of your journey, while Antigua will serve as its final destination. With a group size of 18 people, it's suitable for travelers aged 18 to 39 years old. This remarkable trip is priced at an unbeatable $90 per day. Hurry and secure your spot while this incredible sale lasts!

  • In-depth Cultural
  • Historical
$3,249 $2,599
by Intrepid Travel

8 Days Belize City to Caye Caulker 5 Destinations through Belize, Guatemala 12 People at Most Ages 15 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

Check out this trip that has received rave reviews, earning a stellar 4.6 out of 5 rating, visiting Belize and Guatemala. Traverse through 5 enchanting destinations, with San Ignacio, Tikal, and Caye Caulker among the must-see stops along the route. Belize City marks the starting point, while Caye Caulker stands as the final stop on your incredible journey. And since the priority is on beaches and family-friendly activities, this tour is a great choice. Spanning across 8 unforgettable days, this voyage offers an intimate group experience with 12 participants, and it's great for travelers aged 15 or older. Brought to you by the renowned Intrepid Travel, this exceptional opportunity is priced at an incredible $236 per day - an unbeatable value.

  • Sightseeing
  • Historical
  • Beach
  • Family
by Explore!

15 Days Guatemala City to Antigua 12 Destinations through Guatemala, Honduras 18 People at Most Ages 16 to 85 Guest Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars

This 15-day voyage, visiting Guatemala and Honduras, is ideal for travelers aged 16 to 85 years old. And priced at only $206 per day, it's a great value, too. This trip visits 12 destinations, including Puerto Barrios, Livingston, Tikal, and Flores along the way. Beginning in beautiful Guatemala City, you'll have a terrific journey that ends in Antigua. It's offered by Explore!, a very popular company with rave reviews and knowledgeable guides.

  • Historical
  • Boat

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Also, if you're departing from a specific destination, see The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Guatemala City, The Best 2-Week Tours from Guatemala City, or The Best 2-Week Tours from Antigua for more package tour options.

How much do historical tours in Guatemala cost?

Average Daily Price Historical Tours

After analyzing 3 historical tours in Guatemala, we found the average price to be a remarkably economical $177 per day. Naturally, this region has many fantastic options for historical tours with a variety of prices. The individual costs will vary by the destinations, travel style, available dates, and other factors. If you're interested in more information about tours here, see our guide to tour prices in Guatemala.

And for more information on Guatemala, see Guatemala Travel Costs and Guatemala Hotel Costs.

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