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Iximche Ruins Tour from Antigua

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    Stop At: Iximche, Tecpán Guatemala, Guatemala

    Discover the history of the ancient Mayan Civilization of Iximche. The site was ruled by the Kaqchikel from the 12th - 15th century. At the time of the Spanish conquest, Iximche was the second most important city in the Guatemalan Highlands, after the K'iche' capital at Q'umarkaj. The architecture of the site includes four Ceremonial Plazas surrounded by temples, structures up to 10m high and two ball courts. There's also a small Museum displaying sculptures and ceramics found at Iximche during the excavations (CLOSED ON MONDAY). This site is considered to be the first capital of Guatemala (founded by the Spanish conquistador Pedro de Alvarado).Our van will pick you up at your hotel between 7:20 am through 7:40 am. Our estimated time of arrival is around 9:00am, where our bilingual local guide will meet you to start the tour. He will begin by giving a general information of the site, and for this he will take you to the small museum, located at the entrance. From this point on, you will start to understand and learn how the Maya´s lived, and protected them from their enemies. Each plaza has its unique story, and each plaza gives you a glance on how their society was structured. The tour will be over around 11am in Antigua.

    Duration: 4 hours
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Antigua, Antigua, Sacatepequez Department

    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from any hotel or Air BnB in Antigua Guatemala. If you are staying in the surrounding towns let us know to coordinate the meeting point.
    Departure Time
    7:30am
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Central Park, 4 Avenida Sur, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala
    Inclusions
    • Profesional driver
    • Local guide
    • Pickup from centrally located hotels in Antigua
    • Round-trip shared transfer
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel drop-off, (The return is at the Central Park of Antigua, NOT TO THE HOTELS)
    • Ruins entrance fee Q50.00 p/p
    • Entry/Admission - Iximche
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Reviewed 31 August 2019 via mobile

    I can’t say enough about the personal service on this trip. I was picked up at my Spanish school within the timeframe indicated. The driver let me sit up front, and he chatted with me the entire way, so I got to practice my Spanish....More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank oregonborn66
    AdmonVoy, Manager at Voyageur Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2019

    We are excited that you liked our tour!!

    Reviewed 20 May 2019 via mobile

    First let me say that the tour guide was excellent, the pick up was on time and as expected and this tour is a great way to wile away a couple of hours. However on arrival to the site, as a foreigner (the others were...More

    Thank rebeccabS7713LK
    AlizCL, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Voyageur Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2019

    Hi Rebecca, we are so sorry for the inconvenience. Although we do have on the tour description what is included and what is not. It is clearly stated that drink and food is not included, and it also says that the entrance fee should be...More

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    • Duration: 4h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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