Discover The Last Mayan City: Iximche - Shore Excursion in Guatemala + Lunch

Discover The Last Mayan City: Iximche - Shore Excursion in Guatemala + Lunch

This tour is tailormade for cruise ship passengers. We will pick you up at Puerto Quetzal Pacific Ocean Cruise Port or at Marina Pez Vela as soon as the ship embarks.

Iximche is a fascinating place. This was one of the main Mayan cities visited by the Spaniards in 1524, declared the first capital of the Kingdom of Guatemala.

You will be able to see the old pyramids built by the Maya, and some of the most active Ceremonial Altars where contemporary Maya use to perform ancient rituals and burn offerings to their ancestors.We will get you back on time before the cruise sets sail.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Puerto Quetzal, Puerto Quetzal, Escuintla Department

We will start this tour immediately after picking up all our passengers at the cruise ports, either Puerto Quetzal or Marina Pez Vela. We will take advantage of the time on the road explaining all the interesting facts about Guatemala and its vibrant culture. Getting to Iximché will take us 2 and a half hours. During the trip you will see many different landscapes, you will go from hot to cold as we will go to the highlands. Enjoy the road.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Iximche, P2P3+G36, Tecpán Guatemala, Guatemala

After our time on the road, we will arrive at the Mayan city of Iximché. This was the last Mayan city in Guatemala before the coming of the Spanish conquerors. Get ready to know its history full of wars, conquests, betrayals, kings, and more. You will be accompanied all the time by a tour guide specialized in archeology and history, so rest assured that all the questions you may have will be answered.

This site is frequently visited by people of Mayan descent to carry out different ceremonies. They can be ceremonies of a petition, gratitude, etc. If we are lucky and if the local people allow it, we will be able to witness a Mayan ceremony.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Pueblo Real Tecpán, P2PP+35F, Tecpán Guatemala, Guatemala

After a perfect visit full of history, we will go to Pueblo Real in Tecpán so you can enjoy a delicious lunch. Enjoy your free time and eat deliciously. Then we will head back to Puerto Quetzal back to your cruise ship.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Puerto Quetzal, Puerto Quetzal, Escuintla Department

At the end of the tour and after lunch we will take you back to your cruise. Take the time to rest and enjoy the views of the landscapes.

Duration: 2 hours

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers"
"COVID-19 vaccination required for guides"
"All our vehicles are being sanitized and cleaned on a daily basis. Please feel safe with our staff, we are taking all the appropriate measurements for your and our safety."

Hora de Inicio: Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 8/21/2019 - 8/28/2023
Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Duración: 7 To 8 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
we pick up all passengers at the cruise ports of Puerto Quetzal or Marina Pez Vela


  • Puerto Quetzal Cruise Port, Unnamed Road, W6F4+H9J, Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala
  • Marina Pez Vela, 9 Calle 1-22, Escuintla, Guatemala

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Private transportation
  • Port Pick Up & Drop Off
  • Certified Tour Guide
  • Entrance Fee to the Mayan City of Iximche
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Iximche
  • Entry/Admission - Pueblo Real Tecpán

No Incluye

  • Gratuities
  • Personal Expenses


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