Villages Tour on Chicken Bus

Villages Tour on Chicken Bus

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.

You will get to explore the Mayan culture by visiting churches, plazas and markets where you can purchase textiles and other Guatemalan crafts as well as enjoy the tasting of local food.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: San Juan del Obispo, San Juan del Obispo, Antigua, Sacatepequez Department

We will visit Chocolate Artisanal Workshop where five generations have worked hand-by-hand to make the wonderful chocolate that every single Guatemalan families prefer to drink hot and with a local sweet bread. We will discover the chocolate production process. We will also have a tasting of hot chocolate. Thereafter, we will continue to Museum of Loquat, San Juan del Obispo. It is famous for its production of giant loquats from which they produce fermented drink, jam, etc. The best part is the tasting we will participate in at the end!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: San Pedro Las Huertas, Guatemala

There is no other village as this one, tiny and named as Las Huertas due to the farming of orchards such as tomatoes, lettuce, beans, corn, etc. We will have time to take pictures of one of the most popular communal laundry area and the baroque Spanish Colonial church. You will get to experience what a pueblo life is like in Guatemala. Thru the main drag of the village you will also have the perfect view of two volcanoes - Fuego and Agua.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Ciudad Vieja, Ciudad Vieja, Sacatepequez Department

Experience Guatemala's "old city". What was once Guatemala's capital, Ciudad VIeja, its a beautiful village with a unique story to discover from our Chicken Bus.

We will have a unique experience at the Coffee Farmers Home, from now on the coffee will not taste the same; the artisan process of roasting and grinding will remain in our hearts.

The town is known for flower and vegetable crops for local consumption and export production. Depending on the seasonality, we will make a stop to meet the farmers and talk about their crops when driving to our next stop.

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Valhalla Experimental Station, Km 52.5 a San Miguel Duenas, San Miguel Duenas Guatemala

This project will be of great interest to you. Valhalla is a family-run farm that is dedicated to supporting and helping local indigenous communities and promoting sustainable agriculture practices. We will showcase why Macadamia tress are good for sustainable development and its nutritional benefits. They also have a restaurant at the farm and they are known for darn good pancakes and fried pickles in macadamia flour.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: San Antonio Aguas Calientes Central Park, G6W9+WCG, San Andrés Ceballos, Guatemala

Traditional textiles museum where we will discover the different weaving practices, patterns and colors which has cultural meaning in the Mayan Community. In addition, real local Mayan weavers will show us through an authentic backstrap loom and the artisanal process to produce extraordinary art pieces. We will also have a food tasting of Tostada with Avocado and Beans along with Atole (drink made out of corn).

With approximately 8,632 inhabitants, 52% of the population are women and 90% of them live from this practice.

Duration: 45 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled 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 travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Face Mask only required in the interior of places we will visit. For the security and safe of all travelers, if you feel symptoms of cold please avoid getting group services."



Start Time: 09:00 AM
Duration: 4 Hours
Start location: 2a Calle Poniente 2, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Included

  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Entry/Admission - San Antonio Aguas Calientes Central Park

Not Included

Facilities


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