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Lake Atitlan ATV Tour

Lake Atitlan ATV Tour

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We have brought fun and excitement and mixed it with the beauty and cultural experiences the lake has to offer. We depart from our office in Panajachel and head over to our first stop, which is San Antonio Palopo, on the local road that runs around the edge of the lake. Once in San Antonio, we park at the local pier and walk over to the local ceramic factory where we visit and learn about the process to make all these incredible pieces of art and also have the chance to visit a local chocolate factory. Once finished in San Antonio we head back towards Panajachel but we stop at the village of Santa Catarina Palopo. During this stop we are able to learn and see local weaving, blankets, and many of the local goods made at this village. We also visit the local cultural center where we can taste some local coffee and chocolate. Our last stop, we head over to Playa Blanca en Barrio Jucanya for some pictures right by the water.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$53.00
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Indian Nose Hiking Adventure (custom and private tour)

Indian Nose Hiking Adventure (custom and private tour)

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Take a sunrise hike up the Indian Nose, one of the most-visited mountains near Lake Atitlan, on this 7-hour day trip. This 9,300-foot (2,863-meter) mountain, also known as 'The Mayan Face,' offers a challenging climb as well as superb views of Lake Atitlan and the villages of San Juan and San Pedro la Laguna. Best of all, you get to take in this sublime sight at sunrise, just as the first rays of the morning light touch the landscape with rosy shades of orange and pink. This Indian Nose hike also includes entrance fees, a guide, bottled water and round-trip hotel transport.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.29
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Indian Nose Peak and Lake Atitlan Sunrise Tour from Panajachel

Indian Nose Peak and Lake Atitlan Sunrise Tour from Panajachel

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Watch the sunrise light up Lake Atitlan and the Volcanic Ring of Fire from one of the highest points at Lake Atitlan: Indian Nose. After pickup from your Panajachel lodging and a 90-minute drive through the highlands, take an easy 30-minute hike to the summit of Indian Nose, followed by a trip to Sacred Hunters Cave. This tour includes round-trip transportation from your hotel as well as all entrance fees and a professional guide.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$97.95
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Iximche Mayan Ruin from Panajachel

Iximche Mayan Ruin from Panajachel

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Step back in time to the ancient world of the Maya during this 6-hour exploration of the Iximche ruins near Lake Atitlan. Explore this 1,000-year-old city’s wealth of ball courts, pyramid-temples, royal palaces and the on-site museum. You’ll also learn about the history of this iconic archaeological site up through the Spanish colonial era, and discover details about the Mayan calendar, astrological studies and the attitudes of the present day Mayan people towards their ancestors. Your trip includes entrance fees, a guide and a choice between shared and private round-trip hotel transport.
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  • 6 hours
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$73.95
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Lake Atitlan Village Tour - from Panajachel

Lake Atitlan Village Tour - from Panajachel

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Visit three typical Mayan villages from around Lake Atitlan.Witness the lifestyle of the Mayan people, learn their natural techniques for making textiles and see the local way of life.
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  • 6 hours
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Shoreside Lake Atitlan Hike

Shoreside Lake Atitlan Hike

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Explore the small town village life and gorgeous scenery of Lake Atitlan during this 5-hour hiking excursion from Santa Cruz la Laguna to San Marcos. During the course of your trip you’ll observe local villagers tending to coffee and corn crops in area farm fields and pass through small Mayan hamlets like San Marcos, Tzununná and Jaibalito. Best of all your hike offers a chance to enjoy the gorgeous scenery of Lake Atitlan and its nearby volcanoes. This Lake Atitlan hiking adventure also covers one-way transfer to the start point, hotel pickup, guide and entrance fees.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Tour a NGO non profit Vocational Training Center Amigos de Santa Cruz and explore the Mayan village

Tour a NGO non profit Vocational Training Center Amigos de Santa Cruz and explore the Mayan village

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Step inside the Maya community of Santa Cruz with this NGO visit. Check out a successful non-profit vocational training center with classes in cooking, beading, sewing, and carpentry. Visit a classroom, café, and store run by the organization. Explore the village of Santa Cruz, home to one of the oldest churches in Guatemala, and end your tour with lunch at the NGO-run rooftop café overlooking the waters of Lake Atitlan.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$32.50
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Experience the Culture, Art, & Sacred of Santiago Atitlan.

Experience the Culture, Art, & Sacred of Santiago Atitlan.

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We customize our tours to fit your interests and the depth you want to explore. Our decades of experience bring lots of information and insight. And we are great at bringing together the history, sacredness, art, stories, and ensuring we have fun while we do it!
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  • 3 to 6 hours
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Chocolate Tour

Chocolate Tour

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 This Tour wants to tell us the history of chocolate worldwide, its origins here in Guatemala and especially the Mayan culture. The process is an experience and what to say about the tastings that will leave you asking for more. Quetzaltenango, is in Guatemala the place where you will find the best chocolate to drink and eat. These traditions of family drinks have been transformed into a way of life and subsistence for decades for many families already dedicated to the trade of the famous and world-famous cocoa!
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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Lake Atitlán, Santiago Village Day Trip by Boat from Panajachel

Lake Atitlán, Santiago Village Day Trip by Boat from Panajachel

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Visit the traditional village of Santiago Atitlan on a half-day tour from Panajachel. Travel with your guide by public boat to Santiago Atitlan for a walking tour of the village. Learn about the indigenous Mayan culture that remains strong in the region as you explore the vibrant community with your guide. Then soak in sweeping views of Lake Atitlan and its surroundings as you return to Panajachel by boat.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$42.00
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Fuentes Georginas Hot Springs from Quetzaltenango

Fuentes Georginas Hot Springs from Quetzaltenango

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Check out the famous hot springs at the Zunil Volcano on this tour of Fuentes Georginas from Quetzaltenango. Relax and indulge in thermal waters that were discovered back in 1902. These communal baths offer up the perfect escape for travelers who want to unwind after epic outdoor hikes or fun-filled city explorations. 
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Bicycle Tour Around Lake Atitlan with Weaving Coops and Coffee Plantations

Bicycle Tour Around Lake Atitlan with Weaving Coops and Coffee Plantations

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Once famously described as "too much of a good thing," Lake Atitlan's stunning beauty and broad diversity of towns can make it difficult for visitors to decide how best to see its attractions. This tour lets you see it all while connecting with the landscape and the local people in ways that few visitors get to do. After taking a boat from Panajachel to the small Mayan village of Tzununa, hop on a bike for a ride through the countryside, stopping to visit weaving cooperatives, coffee plantations, art galleries, and some of the best viewpoints on the Lake.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$98.95
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Half-Day Sightseeing Tour of Fuentes Georginas Hot Springs

Half-Day Sightseeing Tour of Fuentes Georginas Hot Springs

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A beautiful half-day tour to the Fuentes Georginas hot springs. Soak in 4 thermal pools heated by the nearby volcanoes, surrounded by cloud forest.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$22.00
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indian´s nose

indian´s nose

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Indian Nose se encuentra en la esquina noroeste del lago Atitlán, uno de los principales destinos de Guatemala La montaña divide los pueblos de San Juan La Laguna y Santa Clara La Laguna. es uno de los puntos de vista del amanecer más épicos de Guatemala. La belleza de la caminata por la nariz de la India para aquellos que no están en ella durante un largo recorrido es que la caminata dura menos de 30 minutos Es una aventura corta y económica con vistas épicas y una excelente manera de comenzar tu día de aventuras en la zona.
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  • 4 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Stained Glass and Murals Tour

Stained Glass and Murals Tour

In these tours you can discover how these exquisite stained glass windows are made, the essence of what to make of a stained glass window and also how the most colorful and creative murals of the city of Quetzaltenango were made. Colorful throughout the tour. In addition to taking out all the accumulated creativity, they can make their own souvenir and take it home. Unmissable even for the locals themselves.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Day of the Dead Giant Kite Festival Cultural Experience

Day of the Dead Giant Kite Festival Cultural Experience

With their costumes, music, and parades, Day of the Dead celebrations are some of the most iconic in Latin America. Take part in the cultural tradition of giant kites on this Day of the Dead festival tour from Sumpango, which shares with you the history of the holiday and teaches you about the kite making ritual. This tour presents a rare opportunity to learn directly from a local guide about a unique regional custom.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.25
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Private boat tour to San Juan and Santiago

Private boat tour to San Juan and Santiago

This is a community tour that starts from Panajachel we will take a private boat that will take us to the first town where you will meet women weavers that the guide will explain the whole process from cotton to clothing using natural plants to obtain different natural colors, then the guide will take you to a chocolate factory where you will be able to taste and see the elaboration of various products made from cocoa to chocolate and to continue learning with the local people you will visit a group of women who work with plants to treat different types of diseases Also on the tour you visit the vegetable market, colonial churches, parks among others. This tour is conducted by people from the community who speak Spanish, English and Mayan
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
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$75.00
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Get to know San Marcos, San Pablo, San Juan and San Pedro by bicycle

Get to know San Marcos, San Pablo, San Juan and San Pedro by bicycle

Este es un recorrido que empieza desde Panajachel donde en nuestra oficina iremos al embarcador para tomar un bote publico que nos llevará al pueblo de tzununa de ahí empieza nuestra aventura en bicicleta visitando los pueblos de tzununa, San Marcos, San Pablo, San Juan y San Pedro, en el recorrido en bicicleta se harán paradas donde usted podrá apreciar vistas panorámicas, también se visita a mujeres tejedoras, plantas medicinales, iglesia coloniales, y plantaciones de café. El recorrido tiene un total de 7 millas por lo que el recorrido en bicicleta tiene una duración de 2 a 3 horas aproximadamente, el camino que inicia con tierra por aproximadamente 3 millas después con camino pavimentada, también hay subidas y bajadas de pequeños cerros por lo que se recomienda tener buena condición.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.67
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Biking tour through the towns of Santa Catarina and San Antonio

Biking tour through the towns of Santa Catarina and San Antonio

This is a 16-kilometer bike ride where you will encounter ups and downs in one, along the way. Our guide will make stops at points or in viewpoints so that they can enjoy the lake at different points. The towns that are visited are Santa Catalina and San Antonio in these towns will also stop at different points to visit women weavers, colonial churches, factory Ceramic
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$46.16
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Lake Atitlan - Coffee Tour

Lake Atitlan - Coffee Tour

Guatemala is one of the most known country in the world where there are good coffee. We have been producing coffee during many years and it mean that has been supporting the economy of the country. We want to share with you since the coffee conquisted the world and when Guatemala begun produce coffee, also we can share you more about all the process since seeds, plants, harvest, dried, rousted, grounded. Also we want you be part of this step of cupping that is a method of evaluating different characteristics of a particular coffee bean. Cupping allows us to compare and contrast coffees against each other, and allows us to get a better understanding of each coffee and that form you can taste the flevor each one.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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$61.54
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Sunset Mountain Biking Tour on Lake Atitlán

Sunset Mountain Biking Tour on Lake Atitlán

Traveling by mountain bike is a challenging and adventurous way to visit parts of Lake Atitlan that are all too easily overlooked when visiting by boat or car. Follow your guide down rugged mountain paths en route to an epic sunset spot at the Mario Mendez Montenegro Mirador in Godinez—chances are, you’ll be the only people there.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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Wheat or Bread Tour

Wheat or Bread Tour

We tell you the story of the creation of bakeries in Guatemala. Especially the artisan bakeries of Quetzaltenango. We are famous for the good bread, the "shecas and threads" quetzaltecas. You will have an express class of traditional pastries.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.88
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Lake Atitlan: Santa Catarina and San Antonio Maya Tour from Panajachel

Lake Atitlan: Santa Catarina and San Antonio Maya Tour from Panajachel

Immerse yourself in the ancient Mayan heritage and fascinating traditions of Guatemala during this 6-hour day trip to the villages of San Antonio and Santa Catarina. Explore the indigenous artisan traditions of the towns near Lake Atitlan as you tour local textile and craft cooperatives and then visit a ceramics studio. Then participate in Mayan rituals as you learn about the Protection Fire Ceremony and take part in an optional hike along the lake’s edge. Your trip also includes a guide and round-trip hotel transport from Panjachel and Santa Catarina.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$68.00
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Quetzal tour on lake atitlan

Quetzal tour on lake atitlan

This bird watching tour takes place in Santiago Atitlan if you are in Panajachel you can send us your hotel one of our specialized guide will go for you and will take you by boat to Santiago where we will take a track that will take us at the entrance of the reserve. The rey Tepepul trail is located in the mountains that connects the Pacific of Guatemala, the type of forest is cloudy and you walk for about 3 kilometers that will take about 3 hours approximately it is recommended to have a good condition. Also a place that connects with nature. There are river, mostly time of the year is humid. olso you can see local people warking in farm. the birds that we can find we have resplendet quetzal, azure-rumped tanager, norhern emerald tucanet, crested guan, black thrush, brown backed solitare and more. this tour requires a minimum of two people.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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