Guatemala Weaving Workshop Santo Domingo Xenacoj
This tour aims to preserve the art of weaving in Guatemala, the highest expression of the Mayan worldview. The tour starts in Guatemala City or from La Antigua Guatemala. After pick up time you will transfer to the community of Santo Domingo Xenacoj, located 37km from Guatemala City. Upon arrival in the community we will meet with an Association of weavers of Santo Domingo Xenacoj and start our weaving workshop (duration 3 hours). During the weaving workshop we will share local stories, the meaning of textiles and the importance to transmit to new generations the weaving techniques and art. After our workshop we will continue for a traditional Guatemalan lunch prepared by a member of the community. Before heading back to Guatemala City we will do a walking tour around the community of Santo Domingo Xenacoj.Itinerary
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We travel one hour away from Guatemala City, to the Maya community of Santo Domingo Xenacoj. We meet the Council of weavers of the community and start a weaving workshop with them. They will explain and teach us the art of weaving in Guatemala. We also will learn about what the communities are doing to preserved, keep alive the tradition of weaving and to sustained the weaving school in the community. We will enjoy a traditional Guatemala lunch and walk around the community.
Duration: 7 hours
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"A minimum of 3 people per booking is required"
"Minimum age is 18 years"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
Duration: 7 Hours
Westin Camino Real, 14 Calle 0-20, Cdad. de Guatemala, Guatemala
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up in Hotels in Zone 10 or in Hotels in La Antigua Guatemala.
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.