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De La Gente - Private Tours
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Do you want a one-of-a-kind, true Guatemalan experience while supporting local communities, interacting with local Guatemalans and getting off the beaten path? Meet farmers and artisans and work alongside them in their homes, as you create your own...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Plaza of San Miguel Escobar, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
+502 5585 4450
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

De la Gente This is cookin ala Anthony Bourdain! Cooking and breaking tortillas with an extended family of Chapines (locals) was an intimate, exhilarating, and heartwarming experience. De la Gente arranged Axel, a clever and friendly translator, who bridged the modest gap between our private...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Learned a lot about coffee and got to know a great family in Antigua. Miguel and his wife were great, roasting the beans and having coffee and lunch at their home was a lovely experience.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 969kirans
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group consisted of 3 adults and 2 13-year-old boys. Both the cooking and the woodworking workshops were fun and informative. We were welcomed into people's homes and given lots of one-on-one attention. Our first adventure was making pepian chicken, made tortillas, and ate everything...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank sekvermont
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went five of us to a cooking school just outside of Antigua with De la Gente. Our host was a local family mother, who showed us how to cook a pepian con pollo. She was very funny, gave us a lot of responsibility and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JannikH628
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a wonderfully unique experience with some friends to prepare a delicious meal with a Guatemalan family at their home. We prepared Pepian de Pollo. It took "many hands" to make this dish as it is reserved only for special occasions. The dish was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mark A M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our morning tour with Felix, the coffee farmer, and a translator. They greeted us and took us from their home on a walk to the coffee trees planted on the side of the volcano. We first learned about the planting and growing...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

This tour was an absolute sensation! We were taken by local farmer Manuel & his excellent interpreter, Axel to visit his plantation on the lower slopes of a volcano. There we learned all about the history & production process of Guatemalan coffee. We picked some...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank C6024UVbrianj
Reviewed January 28, 2019 via mobile

I have taken tours around the world and De La Gente offers one of the best. You truly get to go in depth and experience life with a local family for a day, in a way that is sustainable and fair. Well organized, very kind...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DeborahL2287
Reviewed January 20, 2019

My boyfriend and I recently traveled to Antigua and spent the afternoon with the wonderful folks at De La Gente. We opted for De La Gente rather than one of the flashier, fancier coffee plantations because it sounded way more interesting and authentic, and I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Erica H
Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

We spent a few hours on this tour and really enjoyed it. They sent a van to our hotel and we picked up some fellow tourists on our way to the coop. First stop was the coop headquarters where we learned about our guide and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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January 18, 2017|
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Response from Andrew F | Property representative |
Hi there! You can reserve a tour by phone, email, or through our website. If you don't have a working Guatemalan phone, you can usually ask your hotel or hostel to use theirs, or go to one of the small shops (tiendas) that... More
Amy L
February 21, 2016|
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Response from DelaGente | Property representative |
Hi Amy, thanks for your question about weaving tours. We do not currently offer tours with weaving co-ops, but the village you may be thinking of is San Antonio Aguas Calientes, not far from Antigua. Hope that helps! If you... More