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Free-Time Experiences & Tours for IVHQ volunteers in Guatemala

IVHQ Free-Time Experiences & Tours In Guatemala

Are you ready to step outside of your comfort zone and take your volunteer program in Guatemala to the next level? You won’t want to miss out on these experiences - available exclusively to IVHQ volunteers as add-ons.

If you’ve already registered for an IVHQ program, these must-do experiences and tours can easily be added to your trip via your MyIVHQ profile.

Coffee Farm Tour (Half Day)
Coffee Farm Tour (Half Day)

Step into the world of coffee excellence in the lush highlands of Guatemala

$79
Mini Adventure (6 days, 7 nights)
Mini Adventure (6 days, 7 nights)

See all of Guatemala’s major hot spots on this 1-week Mini Adventure tour.

$1110
Volcano Tour (Half day)
Volcano Tour (Half day)

Trek up Pacaya Volcano, a fully active volcano and national park. Enjoy breathtaking views and learn about Guatemala’s natural history.

$49
Acatenango Volcano Trek (2 days, 1 night)
Acatenango Volcano Trek (2 days, 1 night)

Challenge yourself in this two-day trek and camping adventure on the active Acatenango Volcano, and enjoy the tunning views of neighboring volcanoes while camping at 13,000 ft (3,963 meters).

$125
Auto Safari Adventure (Full Day)
Auto Safari Adventure (Full Day)

Get up and close to Guatemalan and world fauna

$92
Chichicastenango Cultural Experience (Full Day)
Chichicastenango Cultural Experience (Full Day)

Experience a true cultural immersion experience into one of the largest and most colorful open-air markets in Latin America

$144
Copán Archaeology & Nature Trip (3 days, 2 nights)
Copán Archaeology & Nature Trip (3 days, 2 nights)

Step into the footsteps of history and immerse yourself in the ancient Mayan civilization.

$336
El Paredon Beach (Full Day)
El Paredon Beach (Full Day)

Join an invigorating kayak/paddleboard tour through the mangroves and spot Guatemala’s unique seabirds

$120
Hobbitenango (Half Day)
Hobbitenango (Half Day)

Enjoy a fun-filled day at this eco-village styled after an all time fantasy genre favorite

$32
Iximche Archelogical Ruins (Half Day)
Iximche Archelogical Ruins (Half Day)

Explore the historical significance of Iximche, founded in 1470 by the Maya-Kaqchikel indigenous group, and later declared the initial capital of Guatemala by Spanish conqueror Pedro de Alvarado in 1524.

$80
Lake Atitlan - Kayaking & Hiking (Full Day)
Lake Atitlan - Kayaking & Hiking (Full Day)

An exciting 1-day kayaking and hiking experience at Guatemala’s famous Lake Atitlan.

$159
Lake Atitlan - Village Tour & Chichicastenango (2 days, 1 night)
Lake Atitlan - Village Tour & Chichicastenango (2 days, 1 night)

Embark on a captivating two-day tour to immerse yourself in the beauty of Lake Atitlan and explore one of Central America’s largest and most charming markets in Chichicastenango.

$219
Mayan Cultural Experience (Half Day)
Mayan Cultural Experience (Half Day)

Embark on a captivating journey into the heart of Mayan culture as you spend a day immersed in the daily life of a modern Mayan family.

$69
Monterrico Beach (Full Day)
Monterrico Beach (Full Day)

Discover the serene beauty of Monterrico, a black volcanic sand beach on the Pacific Ocean.

$114
Museum & Market Tour (Half Day)
Museum & Market Tour (Half Day)

Explore the UNESCO heritage site, steeped in history since 1972, and stroll upon the same original cobblestone streets once traversed by Spanish Conquistadors on horseback.

$43
Pacaya Volcano at sunrise/sunset (Half Day)
Pacaya Volcano at sunrise/sunset (Half Day)

Embark on a hike up the stunning Pacaya volcano, where breathtaking views of the Panchoy Valley await.

$79
Semuc Champey National Park (3 days, 2 nights)
Semuc Champey National Park (3 days, 2 nights)

Explore the breathtaking beauty of Semuc Champey National Park, nestled in the heart of Guatemala, where pristine turquoise pools, lush landscapes, and captivating cave adventures await.

$348
Spanish Language Lesson - Private 1 hour/day
Spanish Language Lesson - Private 1 hour/day

One-on-one Spanish classes with certified, native-speaking teacher. Classes are 55-minutes.

From $80
Spanish Language Lesson- Private 2 hours/day
Spanish Language Lesson- Private 2 hours/day

One-on-one Spanish classes with certified, native-speaking teacher. Classes are 110 minutes.

From $150
Spanish Language Lessons - Small Group 2 hours
Spanish Language Lessons - Small Group 2 hours

Small group classes with certified, native-speaking Spanish teacher; Classes average 3-5 students, with maximum of 8 students. Classes are 55-minutes; 2 pedagogical hours is 110 minutes.

From $65
Street Food Tour (Half Day)
Street Food Tour (Half Day)

Experience Antigua’s local culture by exploring architectural wonders and sampling authentic cuisine.

$42
Surf School  (3 days, 2 nights)
Surf School (3 days, 2 nights)

Learn how to surf at a local Surf School in El Zonte, El Salvador - a charming coastal community that is popular amongst surfers. Just a short journey from your volunteer placement in Antigua, you won’t want to miss out on this surfers paradise.

$510
Surf School (7 days, 6 nights)
Surf School (7 days, 6 nights)

Discover the renowned El Zonte, celebrated as one of Central America’s premier surf destinations catering to all skill levels. from beginners to seasoned pros.

$1244
Tikal Archeological Park (2 days, 1 night)
Tikal Archeological Park (2 days, 1 night)

Embark on a journey through the historical wonders of Tikal, a significant city of the ancient Mayan civilization.

$585
Volcano Tour (Full Day)
Volcano Tour (Full Day)

Embark on this full-day expedition to Acatenango Volcano for an unforgettable adventure that will test your limits and reward you with some of the most breathtaking views in Guatemala.

$99
Coffee Farm Tour (Half Day)
Coffee Farm Tour (Half Day)

Step into the world of coffee excellence in the lush highlands of Guatemala

$79
Mini Adventure (6 days, 7 nights)
Mini Adventure (6 days, 7 nights)

See all of Guatemala’s major hot spots on this 1-week Mini Adventure tour.

$1110
Volcano Tour (Half day)
Volcano Tour (Half day)

Trek up Pacaya Volcano, a fully active volcano and national park. Enjoy breathtaking views and learn about Guatemala’s natural history.

$49
Acatenango Volcano Trek (2 days, 1 night)
Acatenango Volcano Trek (2 days, 1 night)

Challenge yourself in this two-day trek and camping adventure on the active Acatenango Volcano, and enjoy the tunning views of neighboring volcanoes while camping at 13,000 ft (3,963 meters).

$125
Auto Safari Adventure (Full Day)
Auto Safari Adventure (Full Day)

Get up and close to Guatemalan and world fauna

$92
Chichicastenango Cultural Experience (Full Day)
Chichicastenango Cultural Experience (Full Day)

Experience a true cultural immersion experience into one of the largest and most colorful open-air markets in Latin America

$144
Copán Archaeology & Nature Trip (3 days, 2 nights)
Copán Archaeology & Nature Trip (3 days, 2 nights)

Step into the footsteps of history and immerse yourself in the ancient Mayan civilization.

$336
El Paredon Beach (Full Day)
El Paredon Beach (Full Day)

Join an invigorating kayak/paddleboard tour through the mangroves and spot Guatemala’s unique seabirds

$120
Hobbitenango (Half Day)
Hobbitenango (Half Day)

Enjoy a fun-filled day at this eco-village styled after an all time fantasy genre favorite

$32
Iximche Archelogical Ruins (Half Day)
Iximche Archelogical Ruins (Half Day)

Explore the historical significance of Iximche, founded in 1470 by the Maya-Kaqchikel indigenous group, and later declared the initial capital of Guatemala by Spanish conqueror Pedro de Alvarado in 1524.

$80
Lake Atitlan - Kayaking & Hiking (Full Day)
Lake Atitlan - Kayaking & Hiking (Full Day)

An exciting 1-day kayaking and hiking experience at Guatemala’s famous Lake Atitlan.

$159
Lake Atitlan - Village Tour & Chichicastenango (2 days, 1 night)
Lake Atitlan - Village Tour & Chichicastenango (2 days, 1 night)

Embark on a captivating two-day tour to immerse yourself in the beauty of Lake Atitlan and explore one of Central America’s largest and most charming markets in Chichicastenango.

$219
Mayan Cultural Experience (Half Day)
Mayan Cultural Experience (Half Day)

Embark on a captivating journey into the heart of Mayan culture as you spend a day immersed in the daily life of a modern Mayan family.

$69
Monterrico Beach (Full Day)
Monterrico Beach (Full Day)

Discover the serene beauty of Monterrico, a black volcanic sand beach on the Pacific Ocean.

$114
Museum & Market Tour (Half Day)
Museum & Market Tour (Half Day)

Explore the UNESCO heritage site, steeped in history since 1972, and stroll upon the same original cobblestone streets once traversed by Spanish Conquistadors on horseback.

$43
Pacaya Volcano at sunrise/sunset (Half Day)
Pacaya Volcano at sunrise/sunset (Half Day)

Embark on a hike up the stunning Pacaya volcano, where breathtaking views of the Panchoy Valley await.

$79
Semuc Champey National Park (3 days, 2 nights)
Semuc Champey National Park (3 days, 2 nights)

Explore the breathtaking beauty of Semuc Champey National Park, nestled in the heart of Guatemala, where pristine turquoise pools, lush landscapes, and captivating cave adventures await.

$348
Spanish Language Lesson - Private 1 hour/day
Spanish Language Lesson - Private 1 hour/day

One-on-one Spanish classes with certified, native-speaking teacher. Classes are 55-minutes.

From $80
Spanish Language Lesson- Private 2 hours/day
Spanish Language Lesson- Private 2 hours/day

One-on-one Spanish classes with certified, native-speaking teacher. Classes are 110 minutes.

From $150
Spanish Language Lessons - Small Group 2 hours
Spanish Language Lessons - Small Group 2 hours

Small group classes with certified, native-speaking Spanish teacher; Classes average 3-5 students, with maximum of 8 students. Classes are 55-minutes; 2 pedagogical hours is 110 minutes.

From $65
Street Food Tour (Half Day)
Street Food Tour (Half Day)

Experience Antigua’s local culture by exploring architectural wonders and sampling authentic cuisine.

$42
Surf School  (3 days, 2 nights)
Surf School (3 days, 2 nights)

Learn how to surf at a local Surf School in El Zonte, El Salvador - a charming coastal community that is popular amongst surfers. Just a short journey from your volunteer placement in Antigua, you won’t want to miss out on this surfers paradise.

$510
Surf School (7 days, 6 nights)
Surf School (7 days, 6 nights)

Discover the renowned El Zonte, celebrated as one of Central America’s premier surf destinations catering to all skill levels. from beginners to seasoned pros.

$1244
Tikal Archeological Park (2 days, 1 night)
Tikal Archeological Park (2 days, 1 night)

Embark on a journey through the historical wonders of Tikal, a significant city of the ancient Mayan civilization.

$585
Volcano Tour (Full Day)
Volcano Tour (Full Day)

Embark on this full-day expedition to Acatenango Volcano for an unforgettable adventure that will test your limits and reward you with some of the most breathtaking views in Guatemala.

$99
How to book IVHQ experiences

How to book IVHQ experiences

  • You need to apply and register for an IVHQ volunteer program before you can book IVHQ experiences and tours.

  • Once you have paid your Registration Fee to secure your place on your chosen IVHQ volunteer program, you’ll be able to book your experiences and tours in your MyIVHQ account.