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Mixco Viejo Full-Day Maya Historical Tour

Explore the ruins of Mixco Viejo on our full-day tour! Get a better understanding of Mayan history and lunch over the top of a pyramid.

USD $187.00

Per Person
Number of TravelersPrice Per Person
1USD $187.00
2USD $137.00
3USD $112.00
4 - 6USD $99.00
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Explore Mixco Viejo and Relive the Times of the Mayan Civilization

Mixco Viejo is an archaeological site in the north east of the Chimaltenango department of Guatemala, some 50 kilometres to the north of Guatemala City. Join us on a full-day tour as we bring you to explore this tourist attraction – we promise you nothing but an enriching day of fun!

Named after being erroneously associated with the Postclassic Poqomam capital referred to in colonial records by that name, Mixco Viejo is a moderate-sized ruined city of the Postclassic Maya civilization, and is the last city of the Kaqchikel who fight against the conquers. You will start off either from Antigua or Guatemala City, and be driven 2 hours to El Quiché, where the old city hides in the mountains. Once you arrive, a guide will bring you around the ruins with a full historical recount of the Spanish conquest.

Lunch will be inside the ruins over the top of a pyramid – where you can take in a spectacular view of the mountains – before ending the tour and being driven back to Guatemala City or Antigua.

Highlights

  • Explore the ruins of Mixco Viejo
  • Get a better understanding of Mayan history
  • Lunch over the top of a pyramid

Tour Information 

Duration: 8 hours (Tour starts at 07:00 am)
Start/ End Location: Antigua/Guatemala City, Guatemala
Availability: Year-round, from Mondays to Sundays and except national holidays
Miscellaneous: The maximum number of travelers per group is 6. If your group has more than 6 travelers, please write to us at info@keteka.com and we will try our best to find a group for you.

Itinerary 

  • Pick up from hotel
  • Arrival at Mixco Viejo + Start of guided tour
  • Lunch at the pyramids
  • Drop off back at hotel

What’s Included

  • Private transportation to and from hotel
  • Bilingual local tour guide (English/Spanish)
  • Bottled water
  • Entrance fee to Mixco Viejo National Park
  • Lunch

What to Bring 

  • Comfortable clothes and shoes
  • Sunscreen and sunglasses
  • Cap/hat
  • Copies of personal documents

Important Notes 

  • This tour is not suitable for travelers in wheelchairs as tour operator does not have the necessary equipment

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