Guatemala City (in full, La Nueva Guatemala de la Asunción; locally known as Guatemala or Guate), is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Guatemala, and the most populous in Central America. The city is located in the south-central area of the country and has a large number of green areas, significant historical places, architecture, cultural institutions, and shopping places.
Why visit: If you really want to understand Guatemala, this is a must-do.
8:30 - 9:00 a.m. - You will be picked up from your Hotel in Guatemala City
8:45 a.m. - Start of our city tour, where you will be able to meet the past and the present of Guatemala, from the Colonial times to the actual moment. We will visit important places such as:
- Archaeological Museum, which displays legacy of the Maya, jade objects and ceramics, stelae, and tombs of royal culture.
Then we will go to the center of the city to visit the
- National Palace,
- The Central Plaza, and
- The Metropolitan Cathedral.
- A special attraction is unique Relief Map of Guatemala.
2:00 p.m. - Lunchtime, then return to your Hotel.