The most relevant and extraordinary of Antigua Guatemala

Duration: 2h and 15min
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on August 15, 2019

Official Tour Guide for about 25 years, Aquila Training in cruise lines shore excursions and holder of Interpreting Heritage Title. My hobbies are photography and graphic design. I been doing this job for all these years because I love and enjoy to show to every visitor the beauty of this historical y magnificent city, that has more than 490 years. I like to meet people all over the world and also learn from them. I love interacting with different cultures. I speaks English, French and Spanish.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Welcome to Antigua Guatemala.

Thank you for your interest in our option ( cancellations occur due to heavy rains this season)

We will be sending you the forecast and your confirmation via Whatsapp

It is a magnificent city preserved and very well protected. Step by step we will walk taking a tour of the most relevant parts of the city, its people, its gastronomy, its buildings, its squares and above all its traditional centers.

At the end of the tour you will understand the three Unesco criteria, the essential and traditional aspects of a city declared a World Heritage Site.


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In this tour we will know:

El Jaulón and the central Plaza, La Universidad, the San Pedro square with its 17th century Hermano Pedro hospital, Tanque la Unión.

The traditions that subsist around the Saint of the City.

The mermaids in Antigua Guatemala and their curious history,

Calle del Arco and we end in La Merced, beautiful Antigueño baroque architecture.

Conditions and Terms:
We do not want to be offensive and much less imposing, but our experiences have given us the opportunity to transmit these conditions and terms.
Because it is a dynamic, enjoyable, relevant, organized walk that has a historical thread, we inform you of the following:

1). Children under 12 years old are not allowed.
2). Pets are not allowed (You cannot enter historic buildings with them).
3). If you wish to visit the interior of religious centers, you are asked to dress appropriately, no shorts.
4). If you are behind you cannot join at another point (you lose the thread). Better cancel.
5). These walks are collective and not private.
6). During the walk you cannot delay the group or disrupt its development by: Personal shopping, bathing, visiting stores, ATM's. (You can leave it at the end)
7). If you wish to participate for a fraction of the time and not finish the tour, you must notify the GURU of your withdrawal and the recognition stipulated on the platform by 50%.
8). All free tours do not have a fixed price, it is a recognition of the performance of the GURU and the good experience of the walkers is suggested for GUATEMALA Q100 per person.
9). No drugs and no alcohol. In Antigua it is prohibited to drink alcohol on the streets.
10), A minimum of 4 participants is required otherwise the activity will be cancelled.

Important note:
For better understanding we use audiovisual equipment on all tours.


Language Levels

Native Spanish
Fluent English 90

Our meeting point will be: OLD HOUSE "EL JAULÓN"
4th west street #10.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    4a Calle Ote. 8, Antigua Guatemala, G...
    4a Calle Ote. 8, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala
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    El Jaulon 4ta calle oriente #8, we will be there with sign Guruwalk.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Casa Antigua El Jaulon
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Museo de Arte Colonial (antigua Universidad de San Carlos de Borromeo)
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Tanque La Unión
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Palacio de los Capitanes Generales
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Fuente de las Sirenas
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Compañía de Jesús
  • 7
    Outside visit
    El Arco de Santa Catalina
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Iglesia de La Merced

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Camila 16 Jun 2024

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Travelled in group - Jun 2024
El tour nos gusto mucho
Ysavelle 13 Jun 2024

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Travelled alone - Jun 2024
Nelson was an incredible guide! I learned so much about Antigua and about the people who live here. I couldn’t recommend this tour enough. He was so wonderful and really knowledgeable and passionate about the city. Three cheers!
Kellyn 31 May 2024
Chapel Hill

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Travelled alone - May 2024
This tour was really nice. We visited important spots related to the history of Antigua. Very informative and interactive!
Inés 26 May 2024

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Travelled alone - May 2024
Mucho discurso victimista y poco rigor en la información Por lo demás, amable y Antigua, maravillosa
Laura 25 May 2024

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Travelled alone - May 2024
Nelson was very knowledgable about local history and very passionate about culture. Very informative tour! Would highly recommend.
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 20 people.
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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