Giant kites festival of Sumpango

An itinerary that allows you to enjoy Guatemalan indigenous highlands, with its historical and cultural heritage. The tour includes GIANT KITES FESTIVAL OF SUMPANGO, practiced by its inhabitants on November 1, All Saints Day. It is a genuine event of Guatemalan highland ethnic groups.

Fixed departure: Saturday, October 29, 2016

Minimum 2 pax,

*Note: We offer hotel options in category A, B and C. See the plans.

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Sunday, October 29th, Guatemala City Intl. Airport

Reception at the International Airport and transfer to your hotel.

Monday, October 30th - Guatemala - Chichicastenango - Lake Atitlan

Departure to the Guatemalan indigenous highlands to visit Chichicastenango, famous for its colorful market, the largest established throughout Latin America. Transfer to Lake Atitlan, considered one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. Transfer to your hotel.

Tuesday, October 31st - Lake Atitlan - San Juan La Laguna - Lake Atitlán

Departure by boat to visit San Juan La Laguna, one of the twelve picturesque villages surrounding the beautiful lake. During the journey, you will enjoy the beautiful landscape that gives the view of the towering volcanoes Toliman, Atitlan and San Pedro. Return to your hotel.

Wednesday, November 1st  - Lake Atitlan - GIANT KITES FESTIVAL in Sumpango  near Antigua Guatemala

Departure early in the morning to reach Sumpango, a town in the Department of Sacatepequez, to witness the giant kites festival, which was declared a cultural heritage of Guatemala in 1998. At the same time, the characteristics of its inhabitant celebrations are observed on the day of ALL SAINTS.

Continue to Antigua Guatemala. Transfer to hotel.

Thursday, November 2nd - Tour of Antigua Guatemala

Tour of the city of Antigua Guatemala, which was declared cultural heritage by UNESCO in 1979. Visit the most important historical sites: the Cathedral, La Merced, the Church of San Francisco El Grande, among others. On this day locals still celebrate with their families and it is an opportunity to taste typical dishes that are made on this occasion (fiambre).

Friday, November 3rd - Free Antigua Guatemala

Antigua free day to enjoy local activities and take optional tours: Pacaya Volcano, Coffee Farm or Tikal. (not included in price)

Saturday, November 4th - Antigua Guatemala - Transfer to the International Airport

A convenient time, transfer to International Airport to board a flight back to your destination. End of our services.

Service includes:

  • Ground transfers in air-conditioned vehicle
  • Guide in English / Spanish
  • Service boat to visit San Juan La Laguna
  • Entrance fees in Antigua Guatemala

Not included:

  • Accommodation in selected hotels
  • Personal expenses
  • Foods
  • Tips / gratuities

Contact us

Maya World Tours
Ruta 6 9-21 Zona 4
Ed. Camara de Industria
Nivel 4 Of. 401
01004 Guatemala City
Republic of Guatemala
Tels.: 2360-6941/ 2339-2612
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