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Martsam Tour & Travel Birdwatching Day Tours

San Pedro El Alto, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
+502 7832 2742
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8 Days in Guatemala for my mother's 75th birthday!

Wonderful service in Guatemala!!! Martsam Tours staff was professional, diligent and made us feel... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
terrysaff
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Tallahassee, Florida
Negligent & Dangerous Trip To the Jungle by Martsam

I researched Marstam before hiring them to organize our 3-day trek to the jungle to visit three... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
hghilzai
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San Francisco, California, United States
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With 22 successful years in the travel industry, Martsam Travel is a 100 % Guatemalan Tailor Made Tour Operator and Destination Management Company (DMC), that it’s distinguished for its professionalism, commitment, flexibility, authenticity and quality of our Guatemala day trips, Private Tour Packages, Family Vacation Packages and Luxury Tours in Guatemala, South of Mexico and Central America.
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“mayan sites” (8 reviews)
“central america” (12 reviews)
“de leon” (3 reviews)
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San Pedro El Alto, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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+502 7832 2742
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"mayan sites"
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"central america"
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"de leon"
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"lake atitlan"
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"resplendent quetzal"
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"pygmy owl"
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"hummingbird feeders"
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"guatemala city"
in 8 reviews
"bird watching"
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"private van"
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"every step of the way"
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"arranged everything"
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"surrounding towns"
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"great trip"
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"semuc champey"
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"group tour"
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"visited guatemala"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Wonderful service in Guatemala!!! Martsam Tours staff was professional, diligent and made us feel at home from the moment Aaron picked us up at the airport. Aaron drove us to our hotel in Antigua and made sure we were checked in and helped us make...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I researched Marstam before hiring them to organize our 3-day trek to the jungle to visit three Mayan sites: Yaxha, Nakum, and Tikal. I like to support local businesses and Martsam is a Guatemalan owned business that has rave reviews on Tripadvisor and many travel...More

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Lileana M, General Manager at Martsam Tour & Travel Birdwatching Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

The present clarification has only and exclusively as a purpose to record the two versions of the facts that are reported in the comment above, that Ms. Humaira Ghilzai and the version of the community operators, and fragments that we want to disprove with evidence...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Martsam Tours organised the bird guides for our trip to Guatemala in March and we were extremely pleased with all of them. We birded around Lake Atitlan area with the brothers Aaron and Lester de Leon Lux who were exceptional and probably the best guides...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2018

Great birdwatching day trip! One of the highlights of my vacation. Started with a trip to Techpan. An awesome breakfast, with a few life birds (endemics) from the comfort of the restaurant tables - hummingbirds and a few other gregarious birds. A wonderful hike in...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

We visited Guatemala in mid-May at the beginning of the rainy season, but only had a few brief afternoon showers. Lily was very helpful in organising exactly the trip we wanted. This was to see birds and a few of the sights. Our guide, Maynor,...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Martsam travel arranged everything for me. They picked me up at my hotel in Granada, Nicaragua and dropped me off in Belize City. Everything went according to plan which is a great feat considering the numbers of borders that had to be crossed. The drivers...More

Thank Peter G
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

My husband and I spent a half-day birding with Aaron and Lester de Leon from Martsam Travel near San Cristobal and at Finca El Pilar. The sites were about 30 minutes from our hotel in Antigua. Aaron and Lester picked us up right on time...More

1  Thank N T
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

This birding and nature and cultural tour company was responsible for all of the arrangements and guiding for our group's 2 week birding trip throughout Guatemala, and they were absolutely fantastic! Maynor Ovando was a wonderful bird guide as well as an extremely knowledgable and...More

1  Thank elaphe1
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

We initially became interested in Guatemala as a vacation destination when some friends gave us a brochure from a company they had taken a Guatemalan tour with in the past. When we contacted the company their tour was full for the dates we wanted so...More

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Reviewed 20 February 2018

We had a very short trip to Guatemala (4 days) and requested Martsam Tour to customize a private tour for us. The service was outstanding and we had an amazing experience in Guatemala!! Mary and Lily who planned the trip were very organized, providing us...More

1  Thank natsu_gtrotter
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