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Semana Santa - Easter in Guatemala

10 days, Guatemala City to Antigua Guatemala

Sunset over Lake Atitlan in Guatemala
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Antigua, Guatemala's most beautiful colonial city, is famous for its celebrations, and this unique 10-day adventure ensures you're there for Semana Santa—one of the most vibrant and colourful celebrations in all of Central America. Line the parade route along cobblestoned streets decorated in flower petals and take in religious processions on Good Friday. Search for cultural treasures at the famous Chichicastenango market and meet local Mayan villagers amidst the volcanic scenery of Lake Atitlán. See for yourself how timing is everything as you discover the splendour of Guatemala.

10 days

Guatemala City to Antigua Guatemala

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Trip Code: CGEM

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Antigua, Guatemala's most beautiful colonial city, is famous for its celebrations, and this unique 10-day adventure ensures you're there for Semana Santa—one of the most vibrant and colourful celebrations in all of Central America. Line the parade route along cobblestoned streets decorated in flower petals and take in religious processions on Good Friday. Search for cultural treasures at the famous Chichicastenango market and meet local Mayan villagers amidst the volcanic scenery of Lake Atitlán. See for yourself how timing is everything as you discover the splendour of Guatemala.

Is this tour for me?

Travel Style: Comfort

Great adventures, genuine experiences, and insider access with a few extra frills along the way.

Service Level: Upgraded

Quality accommodations and more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours, like meals, private transport, and activities.

Physical Rating: 2 - Light

Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 15, Avg 10.

Age requirement: 12+

All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Visa Requirements

10 days

Guatemala City to Antigua Guatemala

Sold Out

There are no departure dates currently available for the rest of this season. Some tours only run during parts of the year.

Trip Code: CGEM

Need a flight? We can help.

Call us to book your flights! We'll find you the best option!

Map of the route for Semana Santa - Easter in Guatemala

Places visited

Itinerary

Day 1Guatemala City/Antigua Guatemala

Arrive at the Guatemala City airport. Transfer to hotel in Antigua is included.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Welcome Moment Meet Your CEO and Group

Day 2Antigua Guatemala/Jaibalito

Travel to Lake Atitlán and catch a boat to the small town of Jaibalito, the base for the next three nights. From here, explore indigenous villages on the lake as they prepare for the Holy Week processions.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 3Jaibalito

Explore indigenous villages on the lake as they prepare for the Holy Week processions. Take some free time to enjoy the lake.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 4Jaibalito

In the morning visit the famed market of Chichicastenango. Shop until you drop. Come back and continue exploring local villages around the lake.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 5Jaibalito/Antigua Guatemala

Travel back across the lake and transfer to Antigua, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Over the next five days here, enjoy the many parades and ceremonies, not just as a spectator, but as a participant in the celebrations.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 6Antigua Guatemala

Today, get your bearings and explore Antigua on a guided cultural walking tour with a local expert, including the museums at Paseo de los Museos. Along the way, continue to watch as the city prepares for Easter celebrations.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Journeys Highlight Moment Antigua Cultural Walking Tour

Meals included:

Breakfast

Days 7–9Antigua Guatemala

Continue to enjoy Holy week celebrations with free time for personal discovery.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 10Antigua Guatemala

Depart at any time.

Meals included:

Breakfast
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What's Included

  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Antigua Cultural Walking Tour, Antigua Guatemala
  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Arrival transfer
  • Observing the religious processions on Good Friday
  • (Antigua)
  • Cultural walking tour of Antigua
  • Chichicastenango market visit
  • Boat ride around Lake Atitlán to visit several indigenous villages
  • Participate in building one of the elaborate and colourful carpets on the streets on Antigua
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Accommodations

Comfort hotels (9 nts).

Meals

9 breakfasts
Allow USD370-485 for meals not included.

Transportation

Private van, boat, walking.

Staff & experts

Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.

Departures

There are no departure dates currently available for the rest of this season. Some tours only run during parts of the year.

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Semana Santa - Easter in Guatemala

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