Day Trips in Guatemala:

Castillo San Felipe and Canopy Tour

Visit the old Spanish fort of San Felipe and go on a fascinating canopy tour in the jungle!

Castillo San Felipe is an old Spanish fort on the north shore of Lake Izabal. Originally built in the late 16th century to protect the area from Caribbean pirates, Castillo San Felipe was repeatedly destroyed and rebuilt until it was abandoned in the late 18th century. The fort was reconstructed according to original construction plans in the 1950s and has become a popular destination with travelers and Guatemalans alike.

Our tours include:

  • Shuttle van from Santo Tomas or Puerto Barrios to Castillo de San Felipe and visit of the old Spanish fort
  • Canopy tour in the jungle
  • Lunch over the water of the Rio Dulce (not included in the tour price)

Price per person $175 minimum 4 people.