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Chichicastenango Market Day Trip:
Explore the vibrant and bustling colors of the Chichicastenango open-air market
Step into Chichicastenango’s vibrant colors and culture with this full-day excursion to explore one of the oldest markets in Latin America.
Explore one of Guatemala’s best markets and connect with the locals as you stroll around.
Get close to the vendors who offer everything from textiles, handicrafts, and pottery, to traditional food, religious artifacts, spices, and more.
You will also visit a church with a unique mix of Mayan and Catholic traditions, such as indigenous priests and ritual dances.
Join in a unique experience that no traveler should miss!
- Destination: Chichicastenango
- Duration: 1 Day
- Group Size: Minimum 2
- Difficulty: Moderate
- Comfort Level: Standard to Luxury
Chichicastenango Market One-Day Tour
Discover the traditional local customs and marvel at the colorful array of textiles
7:00 am, a Martsam Travel representative will pick you up to travel throughout the highlands of Guatemala, offering stunning scenery before you arrive in Chichicastenango.
Upon arrival, you will enjoy the ethnic market of Chichicastenango.
Here you can enjoy our guided tour discovering the traditions of the Quiché people.
Every Thursday and Sunday, the antique market is placed in an exciting and distinctive indigenous commercial process.
Following the visit, you will have a lunch break with a local family; here, you’ve got the chance to taste the local cuisine that is the product of the combination of Mayan ancestral roots and Spanish influence.
Also, this local family creates masks and attires for dances and rituals of which you may learn.
After your visit to Chichicastenango, you will go back to your hotel.
Take notice that the Chichicastenango one-day tour may begin from Guatemala City, Antigua Guatemala, or Lake Atitlan.
Book This Tour
From US$.185.00 P/P
- Private transportation from Antigua to Chichicastenango (Round trip)
- Lunch & cultural activity with a Maya family
- Guided Tour at the market
- Bilingual professional tour guide
- Other services not mentioned
What to Bring
- Small backpack
- Hat or cap
- Camera and memory cards.
- Mosquito repellent
- Sun cream
- Hiking shoes
- Drinking water