Quetzaltenango is the city of the “Mam Maya people” who named the city Xelajú or Xela which means “under ten mountains”. Quetzaltenango is known as “The City that is the Soul of Culture”. Xela is a city rich in culture, arts and home of numerous jazz and blues bands, native style music, painting, sculptures and handicrafts. For this reason the city is quickly becoming an alternative to Antigua Guatemala for an authentic experience in Guatemala. During this tour you will also visit several indigenous villages to view the local daily life.
You will see: textiles, handicrafts, culture, churches, historical buildings, museums, restaurants.
What to bring: comfortable shoes, sun protection, hat, camera, comfortable clothes, insect repellent, jacket, water.
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Times may change depending on traffic and weather conditions, therefore it is subject to minor changes.