ColumbusGuatemala Travel

Unforgettable Landscapes. Charming Colonial Towns. Vibrant Cultures.
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We want to show you the heart of the Mayan world from our own hearts. The breathtaking volcanoes and colorful street markets. The vast lakes, dense jungles and ancient ruins – and everything in between. After all, we know it best. And we’re thrilled to bring you along for the ride.

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Meet your Compañero – Esteban
Meet your Compañero – Milind
Meet your Compañero – Juan aka JJ
The Guatemalan Caravan – By Michael Jurik
Meet your Compañera – Catherina
Introduction – Columbus Guatemala Travel

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  • star rating  Great time! JJ was an awesome guide. We live here and got to see a lot of hidden treasures. A lot of nice villages.

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    star rating  We stumbled upon Columbus Guatemala Travel while we were walking the streets of Antigua. How fortunate for us! We walked into the office as strangers and walked out... read more

  • star rating  I had such an amazing tour with Esteban! It was just him and I for the four-ish hours and it flew by. He spoke great English and he is very... read more


    star rating  Esteban and rest of crew were phenomenal in helping us plan our trip. They drove us to our destinations. I can't recommend them enough. Great people!

  • star rating  This was the most breathtaking experience of my life. Yimer was an excellent guide & the horses were lifesavers (Champion and Pancho we miss you!) My friend and I had... read more


    star rating  Columbus Guatemala Travel was amazing! We booked our travel itinerary with them just a month before traveling to Guatemala and they were able to book great accommodations and adventures for... read more

  • star rating  This was a great tour to see more of the surrounding towns of antigua! I especially loved how much explanation and history our tour guide gave us. He was very... read more

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    star rating  Excellent tour, lovely villages, friendly people and history. Amazingly supporting local people. Felix made our tour extremely interesting, we really enjoyed it.

  • star rating  We had a great time! We visit different villages and experienced their unique way of living. From chocolate making to real jade! The tour guide was very knowledgeable and even... read more


    star rating  I really enjoyed the walking tour with JJ. He was very knowledgeable and gave lots of small details to make it entertaining. I would not have discovered many of the... read more

  • star rating  Amazing guide - JJ was an incredible guide. So friendly, personable, knowledgeable, and kind. He really made this tour amazing and unique for us both :D. The fresh chicharron & tacos was a... read more

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    star rating  I was lucky enough to be the only tourist on my tour, so I had a personalized experience, but nonetheless I believe it would've been just as good with other... read more

  • star rating  Wow. Esteban is an amazing tour guide and his English is perfect. I really love that he is actually FROM Antigua as well. When others didn't show up, I ended... read more

    Schuyler S

    star rating  My experience with Esteban was exceptional. He's very knowledgeable, passionate about what he does, and very personable. It was a day well spent and I can't thank him enough. He... read more

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  • star rating  The guide had a lot of knowledge and enthusiasm about one of the nicest cities I ever has visited. Very good experiences. We walked around in the city, visited different... read more


    star rating  Our guide Joel was very knowledgable about the city and showed us a lot of interesting places. He gave a very good overview of the architecture, history and culture... read more

  • star rating  JJ was great!! He went into great detail of the history of Guatemalan culture and made some great recommendations for places to eat/visit.

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    star rating  Esteban and everyone else in the team were super friendly and funny! They helped me get a shuttle from Antigua to Xela (that cost about 100 quetzales cheaper than some... read more

    Will L
  • star rating  I had the best experience with JJ. He catered as best he could to what would interest me and was very knowledgeable and fun throughout the entire tour. It was... read more


    star rating  The Chicken bus tour was awesome!
    Stephen was an excellent guide - very knowledgeable, comprehensive, informative and fun to spend 4 hours with. The Chicken Bus experience was cool.... read more


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