Puerto Quetzal Shore Excursions in Guatemala
Located on the Pacific side of Guatemala in Central America, Puerto Quetzal is a small commercial and cruise port that is frequented by cruise ships traveling through the Panama Canal. Although there is not much to see in the Puerto Quetzal Cruise Port area itself, there is a marketplace for shopping and the pickup point for all our Perto Quetzal Shore Excursions.
The majority of our Quetzal excursions and tours are inland 1 hour around Antigua City. The area surrounding Antigua City is lush mountains with coffee plantations, inactive volcanos, and Mayan ruins. One of the most famous things Guatemala is known for is coffee. On our Puerto Quetzal Cruise Excursions learn about the hand roasting process and see the colonial buildings, cobblestone streets on the private, guided Quetzal Guatemala Coffee Plantation, Antigua City Sightseeing and Shopping Excursion.
Antigua City has many historical sights and some great shopping opportunities for the local embroidered brightly colored textiles. Your English-speaking Puerto Quetzal shore excursion guide will point out the best places to shop and eat. US dollars are okay and credit cards are accepted in many places. Learn about the culture on our Quetzal Guatemala Colonial Antigua City Highlights Cruise Excursion. Round trip transportation is provided right from your cruise pier for a worry-free shore excursion in Quetzal Guatemala.
Fun Fact: "Quetzal" is also the name of the local currency and the national bird.