This is a semi private tour that will allows you to understand a bit more Mayan culture and life.
A must see amongst on any Guatemalan trip, Atitlan has much to offer. Our village tour is the perfect way to experience Atitlan’s beautiful vistas, artisan communities, and indigenous cultures.
What towns are we visiting during Lake Atitlan tour?
- San Marcos La Laguna is a popular destination for anyone interested in spiritualism. Learn about meditation and yoga while enjoying the peaceful natural surroundings of this wonderful village.
- San Pedro La Laguna is a picturesque village best known for its coffee production. The local market and church are must-see attractions, and you can also try some authentic Guatemalan dishes. All this, along with its warm and welcoming people, make San Pedro is a great place to visit.
- San Juan La Laguna’s main attraction is its fabulous range of authentic arts and crafts. It has a weaving centre run by local women that supports local Mayan textile traditions. At the centre, you can see dyes being made, arrange a workshop or create your very own scarf or shawl. Support local women and get a great hands-on experience that puts centuries of tradition at your fingertips.
- Santiago de Atitlan was the pre-Colombian capital of the Tzu’tujil Maya. It’s famous for the colourful traditional dress still worn today by the locals. It’s also home to the largest and oldest church in the Tzu’tujil territory and has a popular local market. Another unmissable stop on this colourful and cultural day out.
Total trip time: 7 hours
Departure time: 8:30am from Panajachel
Price: $85.00 USD
Included in Price: Boat transportation and a bilingual guide
Additional costs: Spending money to buy handcrafts, souvenirs, and food and drinks if required
What to bring: Comfortable clothing and shoes for a walk, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, camera, and a rain jacket from May to November.
Useful Information: If you would like to book a private tour and visit more villages around Lake Atitlan, please contact us.