Guatemala/Santo Domingo Xenacoj Weaving Workshop
This tour aims to preserve the art of weaving in Guatemala, the highest expression of the Mayan worldview. The tour starts in Guatemala City or from La Antigua Guatemala. After pick up time you will transfer to the community of Santo Domingo Xenacoj, located 37km from Guatemala City. Upon arrival in the community we will meet with an Association of weavers of Santo Domingo Xenacoj and start our weaving workshop (duration 3 hours). During the weaving workshop we will share local stories, the meaning of textiles and the importance to transmit to new generations the weaving techniques and art. After our workshop we will continue for a traditional Guatemalan lunch prepared by a member of the community. Before heading back to Guatemala City we will do a walking tour around the community of Santo Domingo Xenacoj.
Description of Tour:
The weaving tour takes place every day.
Tour leaves from clients Hotel in Guatemala City or La Antigua Guatemala.
Pick up time is at 8 am, then travel for 1.5 hours to Santo Domingo Xenacoj.
At arrival meeting with weavers and start of the weaving workshop (duration 3 hours).
Lunch is included in a local restaurant in town (traditional Guatemalan lunch).
After lunch walking tour around the community.
Around 3 pm transfer back to La Antigua Guatemala or Guatemala City Hotel.
Private transportation from Hotel in Guatemala City or La Antigua Guatemala.
Certified tour guide authorized by INGUAT.
Weaving workshop with local weavers.
Traditional Guatemalan lunch.
One bottle water per person
Services not describe in the itinerary.
Tips for driver and guide.
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"A minimum of 3 people per booking is required"
"Minimum age is 18 years"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
Hora de Inicio:
Duración: 7 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up in Hotels in Zone 10 or in Hotels in La Antigua Guatemala.
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.