This tour, by Due South Travels, will give you a thorough understanding of the deep-rooted tradition of Holy Week processions here in Antigua, Guatemala. We will discuss the history, the processional items that you see and their significance, the process of making carpets, and then we'll explore some of the processional routes! The Palm Sunday...Read more
Although Semana Santa is when most visitors travel to Antigua, it’s not the only place to experience the Easter celebrations in Guatemala. The Holy Week is the commemoration of the passion (last days) and death of Jesus Christ through processions. Holy Week can be a good time to visit Guatemala City. The historical center will be filled with...Read more
Semana Santa or Holy Week in the Spanish-Colonial city of Antigua Guatemala offers a spectacle worth a visit whether you celebrate Easter or not.
Within a 24-hour span, layers of sand are placed on Antigua's cobblestone streets and then covered with multi-colored sawdust, decorations, pine needles, flowers, and other plants, creating...Read more
Immerse yourself with Guatemala’s fascinating history and beautiful scenery on this 6-day tour.
See some of Guatemala’s best-known destinations as you take a city sightseeing tour around Antigua and Guatemala City to see the processions. Also enjoy a boat ride on Lake Atitlán, visit the Mayan ruins of Tikal and mainly be witness of...Read more
The Giant Kite Festival of Sumpango is performed every year in November 1, in celebration of the Day of the Dead or All Saints.
This tradition of raising to heaven multicolored kites going back to ancient times, then annually, families remember deceased relatives. According to a popular legend of the municipality, each November 1st, evil...Read more