Lake Atitlan One Day Tour

Lake Atitlan One Day Tour

Uncover the beautiful Mayan towns around Lake Atitlan, the most magnificent spectacle ever saw. With indigenousn women in multicolored outfits, fishermen in rustic crafts and the beauty of the three surrounding volcanos: San Pedro, Toliman & Atitlan.

Santiago Atitlan, the town more visited for their beautiful Guipil (blouse) and its old catholic church with Mayan and Spanish culture combination. To finalize the last town to visit is

San Juan la Laguna, a unique town with cooperatives of natural dyes, painting's art and medicinal plants.


Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Panajachel, Panajachel, Lake Atitlan, Solola Department, Western Highlands

Panajachel, also known as "Pana", is a charming city located on the shore of Lake AtitlánIt. Is the most important center of the area, reason why it concentrates the majority of hotels, restaurants, nightlife, entertainment centers and shops. Ideal for shopping for handicrafts and contributing to local tourism.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: San Juan la Laguna, San Juan la Laguna, Lake Atitlan, Solola Department, Western Highlands

First town to visit.
San Juan la Laguna, a quaint town onf the west shore of the lake, there are serveral cooperatives: from beekeepers, coffee growers to backstrap loom weavers, who work using natural dyes. Using ancestral techniques, they extract dyes from tree bark, vegetables, coconut shells and so on to paint of colors their products.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: San Pedro La Laguna, San Pedro La Laguna, Lake Atitlan, Solola Department, Western Highlands

Second town to visit
San Pedro la Laguna, spreading onto a peninsula at the base of the volcano of the same name. It is as famous as Panajachel, it is the favorite place of many foreign tourists, who are fascinated by the tranquility of the environment.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Santiago Atitlan, Santiago Atitlan, Lake Atitlan, Solola Department, Western Highlands

Third town to visit:

Santiago Atitlan it is a place with a lot of natural beauty and color, due the handicrafts that are made there as well as for the costume of its inhabitants. The residents wear their regional costume and the women wear colorful huipiles (blouses) woven in white cotton with geometric designs and small birds. Multicolored embroidered at the waist, and the cortes (skirts) consist of a piece of cloth wrapped around the waist; A ribbon called tocoyal is also used, which is approximately 20 meters long and is wrapped around the head.

In this beautiful town is the Church of Santiago Apóstol, it was built in 1547. It is one of the oldest churches in Guatemala and in it you can appreciate the syncretism especially in the main altarpiece. There is also a Mayan idol called "Maximón" of unknown origin.

Duration: 2 hours



Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking (the meals aren't included but if you have any special requirement we can help you to choose a good restaurant according to your needs)"
"The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions"
"IMPORTANT: If do the weather conditions there is no access to any of the towns listed in the tour, we will suggest you other town options to visit and keep the three towns in your tour"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability"



Hora de Inicio: 05:30 AM
Duración: 12 To 14 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
We can pick up in any centrally located Antigua Hotels, Air BnB and family homestays. We don't pick up in the villages around. Send us your pick up location to confirm.

You are purchasing a collective service, this means several people will join the tour. The van will experience some delays caused by travellers that are not ready in time, or gave a wrong address. Please be Patient.


Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Incluye

  • Round trip shared transportation (Antigua-Panajachel-Antigual)
  • Shared Boat transportation and life jackets
  • Professional local guide
  • Local taxes

No Incluye

  • Personal expenses
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Tuk Tuk (local small taxi) to visit Maximon - Optional Q25.00 per person

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