Chichicastenango Market Day Tour - 1 Day

Chichicastenango Market Day Tour. Traveling by car to the hearth of the highlands of Guatemala. Where one of the most colorful and largest market of Guatemala and Central America is located ”Chichicastenango”. Once there you will explore the colorful vegetable and hand craft market and the Catholic Church. Place where local people perform Mayan ceremonies. And you will also explore the colorful cemetery where you can also see our local Mayan people performing their Mayan Ceremonies.

After tour your you will have some time for shopping by your self or accompanied with our guide. Then our guide will take you to a great place for lunch then travel back to your hotel.

Our Chichicastenango market day tour is a perfect trip for families, couples and solo travelers. If you love culture and photography this is a perfect trip for you. And the market days are only Thursday and Sunday. Perfect time to see local people sharing their traditions and costumes and also in that way you can experience the live culture of the highlands of Guatemala

Our tour can be a day tour from Antigua Guatemala, Lake Atitlan or Guatemala City, just let us know your hotel location and we will happy to assist you!

  • The fresh colorful vegetable market
  • The hand craft market and many choices
  • The colorful cemetery
  • The beautiful Catholic Church and our Mayan people performing Mayan Ceremonies in front

Day 1
Day tour to Chichicastenango Market

09:00 am depart from your hotel / Always depends on hotel location

10:00 am Market tour lead by our local expert guide

01:00 pm Lunch at suggested restaurant

2:30 pm Travel back to the hotel

The Trip Cost Includes

  • Pick-up or Drop-off service from and to Airport(in our own vehicle)
  • Transportation to and from!!
  • Food all along the trip(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide during the trip
  • Down jacket, all-season sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map(in case if you don’t have your own. Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag must be returned after completion of the trip)
  • First Aid Medical Kit(Your guide will carry the Medical Kit but we also advise to bring yourself for your own use, as far as possible)
  • All the required permits and paperwork

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • International Airfare
  • Visa Charges
  • Hotel Expenses(In Kathmandu, some packages do include hotel expenses)
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Food and accommodations in Kathmandu
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on chartered helicopter.

Frequently asked Questions

How fit do I need to be to do this trek?

Annapurna Base Camp is a Grade B or a moderately difficult trekking route. So any fit person can do this trek, even if you do not have any previous experience. You should be aware of what to expect and mentally prepare for it. Then, as long as you will to, you can.

How long do we walk every day when doing Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

On average, you walk about 4 to 6 hours per day. One or two days can be as less as 3hrs and one or two days can be as long as 7hrs.

What is the highest altitude reached in this trek?

The highest altitude reached is 4190m. This is the elevation of Annapurna Base Camp. ABC is the highest we will climb in this trek.

What about battery charging and hot shower facilities?

Yes, you can charge batteries en route. Charger should be brought. There are hot shower facilities as well. You may have to pay certain amount for both ($1-$2). Negotiate. Also, hot water facility could be free at lower elevation.

Are there ATMs on the way to Annapurna Base Camp?

No. There are no ATMs on this trek route. You will have to draw enough cash in Pokhara or Kathmandu. There are a number of ATMs in these cities. Everything is paid in Nepali rupees. So money should be exchanged before the start of the trek.

What about internet access?

Yes. Internet can be accessed in most places. Sometimes, there might be some technical problems. Internet in Nepal is not as fast as you are used to and at times you can just lose connection.

Is it necessary to hire Guides/trekking agency for Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

Not really. It depends on you. If you want, ABC trekking can be done independently. You could hire a guide and a porter by yourself instead of going through an agency or not hire a guide at all. Although, not having a guide can be a little problematic during off season.

It really depends on you. Is it your first time in Nepal? How confident are you of being able to find your way around? How pressed on time are you? If you go through an agency, it will be costlier but everything will be planned. You will only have to come, trek and return.

How much do guides and porters cost?

For Annapurna region, pay for guides range from $20 to $30 per day and porters take $15 to $25 per day.

You can send your inquiry via the form below.

Price From USD 85 USD $ 75/ price based from 2 to 6 persons
Total $ 75 USD

Trip Facts

  • 2 pax
  • 8 pax
  • 6 to 7 hours