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Puerto Quetzal Shore Excursion: Colonial Antigua City Highlights provided by Gray Line Guatemala

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Puerto Quetzal Shore Excursion: Colonial Antigua City Highlights

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
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Updated 20/06/25 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20/06/25 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Depart from Puerto Quetzal and enjoy the amazing Antigua Guatemala. This city is outstanding and the best-preserved colonial city in Latin America. Tourists visit Antigua, Guatemala every year from around the world to enjoy its natural beauty and historical monuments. The Spanish Colonial style permeates every part of the town: its houses, churches, squares, parks and ruins, also its traditions and folklore as well. Antigua is a city of charm and color where you can see and buy an overwhelming variety of attractive, handmade products that honor the traditions of generations of artisans
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Puerto Quetzal
    Or, you can also get picked up
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  • 1
    Puerto Quetzal
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    Pass by
    Marina Pez Vela
  • 2
    Arco de Santa Catalina
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 3
    Central Park
    Stop: 70 minutes
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  • 4
    Jade Maya - The Original Jade factory and Museum
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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    Pass by
    Marina Pez Vela
  • 5
    La Merced
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Puerto Quetzal
    Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala
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Important Information
Departure Point
Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala
Duration
7h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • 1 natural beverage
  • Entry/Admission - Jade Maya - The Original Jade factory and Museum
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • other Drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • All departure times are based on the GUATEMALA LOCAL time in port. Ships sometimes do not adjust their clocks to the local time in port, so it is very important to make sure you meet your tour at the correct local time.
  • Please search for the Gray Line representative , we will be outside with our Gray Line Logo.
  • To find pictures of our experiences, search us on Instagram as @graylinetoursgt
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Barbara R wrote a review Mar 2020
Nashua, New Hampshire41 contributions25 helpful votes
We had originally signed up for the Antigua Self Guided trip, but ended up upgrading to the Colonial Antigua City Highlights as we were in the van with 4 others who were on that tour. Our guide, Fausto, nicely offered us this upgrade to join them on their tour and we were glad
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Alan537 wrote a review Mar 2020
Southampton, United Kingdom21 contributions8 helpful votes
Our guide, Juan Pablo, gave a great insight into his country's history and present challenges. He is obviously known and respected by local people. There are a lot of hawkers but I saw no beggars. The sight of guards outside banks with shotguns was a little shocking. However, on
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Bob W wrote a review Feb 2020
Tecumseh, Canada5 contributions1 helpful vote
Our guide Juan Pablo was excellent! Very knowledgeable, funny, a great ambassador for his country, but, very open about the challenges it faces. We loved the view and the up close aspect of the volcanoes and even saw plume from one of them emitted several times. We are
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larryl0ebig wrote a review Dec 2019
Forestville, California104 contributions5 helpful votes
We had a great day driving around in a van with 6 other passengers. seeing the sites and eating in a decent restaurant for lunch. It was fun to watch the bigger busses pulling up and I began to appreciate being with a small group for site seeing.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from GrayLineGuatemala, Public Relations Manager at Puerto Quetzal Shore Excursion: Colonial Antigua City Highlights
Responded 03 Feb 2020
Dear Larry Thank you for having booked with us and for takes the time to share with us your comments about your experience!!
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LasolasSydney wrote a review Oct 2019
Sydney48 contributions34 helpful votes
We did a shore excursion from the Port. It was a great way of getting into Antigua and seeing it from a local's perspective. The tour was comfortable with lots of easy walking to really see this truly beautiful place. Our guide Adolfo was brilliant and our driver Ivan was very
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from GrayLineGuatemala, Public Relations Manager at Puerto Quetzal Shore Excursion: Colonial Antigua City Highlights
Responded 27 Nov 2019
Dear Thank your for having booked with us and for takes the time to share your comments with us, we really love to read that you really enjoyed your excursion with us!!
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About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: Gray Line Guatemala
jamesd670
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No lava
I want tours to include real pictures instead of fantasy. The hot part of this volcano is a small depression that
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Victoria L
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GC City tour
Made a booking by myself which I had to pay for twice (I was desperate for something to do in GC), fair enough. How
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keithbS8010XW
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Do it alone, more time tiding in car than at market
Great tour. Such a long drive from Antigua that we had 10-12 at the market and could meet for lunch at the church.
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keithbS8010XW
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Worse part is the traffic
Firstly, my wife and I exercise 6 days a week and this hike was not easy. It’s pretty much over an hour of walking
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201stephaniev
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Amazing hiking experience and relaxing spa!
Amazing experience! I only had a day in Guatemala, and I am more than happy that I chose to do this excursion. I go
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Destination424129
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not for someone with mobility issues
we did this tour through our cruise ship and they told us that i would be fine walking around with mobility issues.
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1greenwood
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Its a long drive, but well worth it
Jennifer (our guide) shared her knowledge of the sites we explored starting with the 2 churches, the market & cemet
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Happiness24933827119
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Messy pick up and willing to put customers in danger
The tour included a pick up from the hotel in the Moro! After several attempts to reach out to the tour operator th
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sayala9
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Knowledgable, Flexible, Willing Guides
The site was obviously beautiful. The tour used very good Guides. Punctual, comfortable transportation.
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ExploreLovePlay
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A must!
The most difficult, rewarding and beautiful tour by a spectacular tour company! Wow. Just do it! Don't take the hor
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PandaHouston
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Booked 3 Tours - only 1 Glitch
Prior to coming from Guatemala, I booked 3 Day tours on the Gray Line website. All of them were group tours. 1) A
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Larry J
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Charged for trip I did not take
I had requested to cancel this trip several weeks before the scheduled date due to an injury sustained by a member
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Nagarbaul420
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Great tour...could have skipped Lake Atitlan
Everything was great about this trip...from the drive, tour guide Juan Pablo, their service, and place we had lunch
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amgvvas111
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Excellent Tour
We did a 6 day tour in Guatemala which Gray Line specialised for us and we could not fault it. Accommodations was
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A'Kya A
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Girlfriends trip!
This excursion was absolutely amazing. I enjoyed God’s masterpiece (Pacaya). The hot springs was much needed after
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  • Duration: 7h
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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