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Monday, 28 August 2017 03:39

Mountain Bike Tours

We offer a variety of mountain bike tours around Xela including popular trips to the Fuentes Georginas Hotspings and tours to San Andres Xecul and Salcaja. Contact us for more information and availability. Tours include modern mountain bikes, guides, and entrance fees.

 Price: $.20.00 p.p

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Horseback Riding Half Day

We pick you up at your hotel or host family at 8am and drive to the town of Salcaja. From there you saddle up and ride for 3 hours along rural roads and trails through picturesque farms, villages and forests. Professional guides and experienced horses. There are trails for all levels of experience.

Bring: Comfortable clothes, camera
Includes: roundtrip private transportation, horse, and guide.

 Price: $.35.00 p.p

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Birdwatching Tours

Guatemala is a world class birdwatching destination with more than 700 species of birds. We offer of variety of birdwatching tours including Finca Patrocinio (http://www.reservapatrocinio.com), the Laguna de Chicabal, and the Refugio del Quetzal in San Rafael Pie de la Cuesta in San Marcos. We pick you up at your hotel or host family at 5am. Bring: sunscreen, camera, binoculars, insect repellent, water Includes: private roundtrip transportation, local guides, and entrance fees. Can be combined with other destinations such as Takalik Abaj ruins, or the Fuentes Georginas hotsprings, both excellent birding spots as well.

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Zip Line/Canopy Tour and Coffee farm

An exhilarating ride on 11 zip lines over picturesque forests and a working coffee plantation. Soar over 50 meters above the ground over trees, rivers, a waterfall, and the highway. Afterwards tour the coffee plantations and processing facilities. We pick you up at your hotel or host family at 8am or 2pm and drive 40 minutes to the farm. Can be combined with other destinations such as Takalik Abaj ruins or the Fuentes Georginas hotsprings. Bring: camera, sunscreen, insect repellent.

Includes: private roundtrip transportation, guides, entrance fees, and equipment.

 Price:  2 people  42$USDper person

3+people 35$USD per person

 

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Walking Tour Historic Center of Xela

We meet you at your hotel or host family at 8am or 2pm and do a walking tour through the historic center of Xela.  The tour lasts approximately 3 hours, and we visit the Central Park, and surrounding buildings, the Cathedral, the Municipal palace, the Municipal theater, the cemetery and other important parks, buildings, and museums.

Bring: comfortable shoes, camera
Includes: Bilingual guide, entrance fees.

 Price: 2 people 20$USD per person

3+people 15$USDper person

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We pick you up at your hotel or host family at 8am and drive towards the pacific coast for one ½ hours.  We visit the worker owned organic coffee and macadamia collective Nueva Allianza.  We have a guided tour through the coffee and macadamia nut plantations, visit the19th Century processing facilities, purified water plant, bio-diesel plant, and learn about organic and shade grown coffee production and the workers struggle for their land.  We have lunch at the cooperative before returning to Xela by 5pm.

Bring: camera, sunscreen, insect repellent.
Includes: private roundtrip transportation, guides, entrance fees and lunch.
* It is also possible to spend the night at the farm in the restored former owners house in a beautiful peaceful setting.  The next day hike to rainforest waterfalls and swimming hole.  (4 meals included) Cost …………100$USD per person 

 Price: Day trip 2 people 60$USD per person

3+people 45$USD per person

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Santa Anita Organic Coffee Tour

An excellent educational community tourism day trip.  We pick you up at your hotel or host family at 8am and drive towards the pacific coast for one ½ hours.  We visit the Santa Anita plantation, which is a collective of 35 families who were members of the guerilla movement during Guatemala´s civil war.  Now they grow organic fair-trade coffee .  We have a guided tour through the plantations with an explanation of the production and harvest techniques as well as a visit to a tropical waterfall, and the coffee processing and roasting facilities.  Afterwards we have lunch at the cooperative before returning back to Xela by 3pm.

Also possible in the afternoon without lunch. 

Bring: camera, sunscreen, insect repellent.
Includes: private roundtrip transportation, guides, entrance fees and lunch.

Price: 2 people  45$ USD per person

3+people 35$USD per person

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Takalik Abaj MayanRuins

We pick you up at your hotel or host family at 8am and drive towards the pacific coast for one ½ hours.  We have a guided tour through Takalik Abaj one of the oldest archeological sites in Guatemala. Takalik Abaj  was an important trading and ceremonial center in the Pre-Classic period with influences from both the Mayan and Olmec people.  It is an active site with ongoing archeological excavations set in a tropical forest. Then we visit a nearby coffee, rubber and macadamia plantation.  We tour the plantations and processing facilities, and nature reserve.  There is the option to have lunch at the farm before returning to Xela.
Also possible in the afternoon without the visit to the coffee farm.


Bring: camera, sunscreen, insect repellent, water
Includes: private roundtrip transportation, guides, and entrance fees.
Lunch  is NOT included.

 Price: 2 people 60$USD per person

3+people 45$USD per person

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Pacific Beaches Full Day Tour.

We offer tours to the following Pacific beaches: Champerico, Tulate and Tilapita.  All three beaches have black volcanic sand, large waves and are 2-3 hours from Xela.  There are simple restaurants serving fresh seafood and other dishes on the beach.  Champericco is the closest beach to Xela, Tulate is on a small barrier island, Tilapita is located in a mangrove reserve on a small barrier island and has a small sea turtle project.  We can arrange for a boat tour through the mangroves. 


Bring: camera, bathing suit, towel, insect repellent and sunscreen.
Includes: private roundtrip transportation, guide, and boat crossings.
There are simple hotels at all three beaches where it is possible to spend the night.

 Price: day trip 2 people 50$USD Per person

3+people 35$USD per person

 

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Chichicastenango Market

We pick you up at your hotel or host family at 7am and drive to Chichicastenango, 2 ½ hours away, which has the most famous handicraft market in the country.  This is the best place to buy local textiles, jewelry, carvings etc. There is also a mayan ceremonial site  Pascual Abaj a short walk from the plaza and the famous Santo Tomas Church , and a small museum with Pre-Colombian and colonial artifacts. Return to Xela or get connecting transport to Antigua or Panajachel.

Bring: camera
Includes: private roundtrip transportation

(Thursday and Sunday morning only)

Price: $.25.00 p.p

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