"SEMANA SANTA" IN ANTIGUA
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Semana Santa, or Holy Week, in Antigua is one of the most remarkable religious celebrations in the New World. The long tradition of passion and Easter pageantry builds the foundation of an unforgettable travel experience that simply has to be seen to be believed.
- GUATEMALA CITY: Orientation and a visit to the treasures of the Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
- ANTIGUA: Spend multiple days exploring the cobbled streets and architectural gems of this UNESCO World Heritage while observing the dramatic, highly orchestrated Easter Week processions. Watch local families create the decorative carpets (alfombras) that are made of colored sawdust, flowers, fruit and vegetables.
-CHICHICASTENANGO: Visit Central America's largest open-air Maya market and the Santo Tomas Church
-LAGO ATITLAN: Travel by boat across one of the most beautiful lakes in the world to meet Maya women weavers and experience their wonderful artistry and learn about their textile tradition
-TIKAL NATIONAL PARK: Travel to the heart of the Peten jungle to one of the most awe-inspiring sites of Maya civilization, featuring the jaw-dropping ruins of ancient temples and palaces of the ancient kings and queens.
Traditional Alfombras (Carpets)
Experience Easter Pageantry
Historical/Cultural Museum visits
Arts and Crafts Shopping
Visit Maya women weavers
Hike in the Petén jungle
EASTER WEEK IN GUATEMALA
MARCH 27- APRIL 6, 2024
$5,595/person (double occupancy room, +$500 for single)