It’s time… Christmas in Guatemala!

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Tour Overview

Escape the ordinary this holiday season and immerse yourself in the enchanting beauty of Guatemala with our specially curated 7-day Christmas Trip. At Columbus Guatemala Travel, we invite you to experience the joy of the season surrounded by the rich cultural tapestry, breathtaking landscapes, and warm hospitality of this Central American gem.

🌟 Highlights

Christmas Markets: Dive into the vibrant local culture as you explore traditional Christmas markets, filled with handcrafted ornaments, festive treats, and unique gifts.

Antigua’s Colonial Charm: Begin your journey in the UNESCO World Heritage city of Antigua, where cobbled streets and colonial architecture set the stage for a festive adventure.

Volcano Views: Witness the awe-inspiring beauty of Guatemala’s volcanoes, including the iconic Pacaya, with opportunities for hikes or simply soaking in the breathtaking scenery.

Lake Atitlán Tranquility: Relax by the serene Lake Atitlán, surrounded by picturesque villages and majestic volcanoes, creating a perfect backdrop for a peaceful holiday retreat.

Mayan Cultural Immersion: Immerse yourself in the living history of the Mayan civilization with visits to ancient ruins, where the past comes to life through intricate carvings and fascinating stories.

Traditional Christmas Feast: Indulge in a festive Christmas dinner featuring local cuisine, ensuring a delightful blend of traditional flavors and holiday cheer.

  • Expertly Crafted Itinerary: Our team has carefully designed an itinerary that captures the essence of Guatemala’s beauty while infusing the festive spirit of Christmas.
  • Local Insight: Benefit from the knowledge and expertise of our local guides who will provide unique insights into the culture, history, and traditions of Guatemala.
  • Comfortable Accommodations: Enjoy cozy accommodations that reflect the charm of each destination, ensuring a restful and memorable stay.

This Christmas, let Columbus Guatemala Travel be your guide to an unforgettable holiday adventure. Book your 7-day Christmas Trip now and unwrap the magic of Guatemala! 🎅


Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to our Holidays in Guatemala!

Welcome to The Land of Eternal Spring, a place full of culture, history, gastronomy, nature and lovely people who will make your stay an unforgettable experience. Holidays in Guatemala involve a joyous atmosphere and strong feeling of harmony, community and warmness that embraces us as a family.

Upon arrival we remind you to look up for sign with the trip's name on it. We will begin with a short brief and reviewing our following extraordinary days delighting a Guatemalan contemporary cuisine restuarant!

Day 2

Chichicastenango Patron's Day

Chichicastenango or Chichi as its call by locals is the ancient capital of the Kingdom of Quichés one of the 23 ethnic groups in Guatemala.
Chichicastenango's Patron is Santo Tomás/Saint Thomas, December 21st offers the biggest festival. You can expect colorful and bright costumes that are used in the traditional dances, we love interpreting these as a colloquial theater performance, millennial musical instruments, lot of food and joy.

After this amazing celebration we will go straight ahead to Panajachel

Day 3

Hidden Treasures around Lake Atitlan

We will pick you up at your hotel and ride a boat for the visit around the Lake.
Gain exclusive access to hidden treasures known only to local inhabitants and immerse into real and alive cultures. San Juan La Laguna offers a more authentic, Guatemalan experience by housing the origins of cotton, the museum offers a unique insight into the process, from creating the yarn and dyeing it into various garments according to the Mayan group.

Day 4

Leisure Day...

You will spend a day at your own leisure. Our main purpose for you is to relax on the Lake and recharge energy with the mesmerazing tranquility that this location provides.

Day 5

Christmas in Antigua!

Merry Christmas! Our favorite day has come and in Guatemala we cherish this annual tradition with vibrant, diverse, and bright traditions we have keept alive throughout our generations.
Following up our journey we will arrive Antigua where you can experience a wide variety of traditions and activities going through. On the way, El Tejar and Pastores will be places that we will visit.
Get ready to immerse in the Christmas hadicraft market and taste a Christmas dinner like Tamal and Ponche with our local family.

Day 6

Discover the Colonial City and Enjoy Sunset from Pacaya Volcano

Our local companion and expert tour guide will take us on a journey through time with a magnificent view of a colonial city while offering the diversity of the 21st century with the artistic and peaceful atmosphere that characterizes this charming and magical city.

Enjoy a unique perspective of Guatemala´s traditional way of life and culture by visiting several popular and picturesque villages around Antigua on an authentic Chicken Bus owned by Columbus Guatemala Travel. We will meet our local producers where artisanal workshops are the highligh as well as tasting local food.

Complete your Day at Pacaya enjoying a magnificent view of Sunset, we will be back around 7pm.

Day 7

Incredible Maya Metropoli, Tikal

Tikal is one of the most fascinating and awe-inspiring of Guatemala’s ancient Mayan cities. Hidden deep in the lush rainforests of northern Guatemala, a visit to these remarkable ruins in Flores is not to be missed on your itinerary!

Day 8

Departure Day...

The most difficult moment has arrived for the Columbus Guatemala Travel family, we have to say... SEE YOU SOON! We will always wait for you with open arms, probably our next destination could be Colombia, Belize, Argentina or Costa Rica.

THANK YOU for your trust and letting us accompany you all the way. We wish you a long, healthy and happy life to continue traveling the world!

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