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Ixil Triangle Tour: Nebaj, Cotzal, and Chajul Villages

Product ID: 51098
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The most beautiful region of Guatemala, the Ixil triangle is known by its beautiful landscape and the mayan culture living, where you can see the folks with their traditional dress.
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Duration: 3 days
Starting time 7:00 AM
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  • Visit the Santa María Nebaj Mayan Village
  • Discover San Juan Cotzal
  • Enjoy a walking tour of Chajul Village
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Discover the beautiful region known as the Ixil triangle, composed of three authentic Mayan villages. The community is located exactly in the northern department of Quiche, this beautiful region keeps the best secrets and cruel stories during the internal armed conflict. This region was invaded by its dense vegetation. The kindness of the people are awesome where you will enjoy every moment and seeing people dressed in their traditional costume maya that identifies as inhabitants of villages like Nebaj, Cotzal, Chajul. Everything in this town has a special meaning according to the customs of their Mayan ancestors. First step to begin this journey is going to pick you up anywhere in Guatemala City or Antigua Guatemala. Then take a private bus to Nebaj, it's a long trip 5-8 hours away, but during the course you will see and enjoy the scenery.

Arriving in Nebaj quickly go to hotel for the accommodation and there you will have dinner. The next day, take the bus to visit the other 2 Mayan villages like San Juan Cotzal and Chajul, where you will have the opportunity to visit beautiful scenery, discover local culture, and meet friendly people. Here you will also eat a delicious homemade lunch, and after visiting the 2 Mayan villages you are going to back to the village of Nebaj to visit the museum and then to return to your hotel.

On the last day of the tour, you will have breakfast and then take the bus to a cheese farm in Chancol. Taste delicious cheese with wine. After the visit to the cheese farm, board the bus again for your return to Guatemala City.
  • Private shuttle
  • 2 nights lodging
  • 2 breakfasts
  • Entrance fees
  • Tour guide
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drink

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Product ID: 51098