Lake Atitlan Day Tours

Lake Atitlan Village Tour:

 

We start from your Hotel and then we are transferred by private boat to San Juan La Laguna, my hometown. My community is known for the textiles with natural dyes and oil paintings so we will have a complete demonstration of weaving with natural dyes. We will visit and meet the local artists as well. From San Juan La Laguna we continue touring to San Pedro La Laguna. This is a more touristy town. We walk around town to visit the Central Park and the Catholic Church. After San Pedro we come to Santiago Atitlan to visit the shrine of Maximon a Mayan Idol and the Catholic Church.

Tour Cost: $200 for up to 10 people. What is included: all private boat transfers and my guiding service. What is extra: Meals, drinks and souvenirs.

 

Weaving and Art Tour:

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We pick you up from your Hotel to come to San Juan La Laguna, my hometown. Here we are going to visit art galleries to get to meet the local artists. All the pictures are made with oil paintings. We will also visit weaving cooperatives to see a complete demonstration of textiles with natural dyes.

Tour Duration: 3 or 4 hours.

Cost: 40 per person.

What is included: Public boat transfers and my guiding service.

What is not included: Meals and drinks.

 

 

Coffee Tour at Lake Atitlan

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We pick you up from your place to come to San Juan La Laguna, my hometown. We will be transferred by public water taxi. Here we are going to take a one hour hike through coffee plantations and then we will go to the coffee mill to see the process of coffee beans. At the end we will enjoy a cup of coffee.

Tour Duration: 2 o 3 hours.

Tour cost: $40 per person

What is included: Public boat transfers, entrance fees and my guiding service.

What is not included: Meals and drinks.

 

Sunrise Tour from Indian Nose or Mayan Face Mountain.

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The best place to see the sunrise on Lake Atitlan. We take a bus/shuttle from San Juan, San Marcos or San Pedro to go to Santa Clara La Laguna where we do a 45 minute hike. This must be done early in the morning.

Tour cost: $50 per person

What´s included: Shared shuttle/bus, entrance fees and my private guiding service.

What is not included: Meals and drinks.

 

Lake side hike from Santa Cruz La Laguna to San Marcos La Laguna:

 

We pick you up from your place to be transferred by public boat to Santa Cruz La Laguna the start point of our hike! The hike is done on a trail along the lake! The trail goes up and down with some difficulties in certain areas, but in general is moderate! The views from the trail is stunning! We go through two small villages Jaibalito and Tzununa! The walk ends in San Marcos La Laguna!

Tour Duration: 4 hours

Cost: $40 per person.

What is included: public boat transfers and my guiding service.

What is not included: Meals and drinks!

 

 

 

Horseback riding visiting two villages at Lake Atitlan:

 

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We start the horseback riding tour in San Pedro La Laguna then we come to San Juan La Laguna, my hometown. We go through coffee plantation and then we stop at an organic coffee mill to see the process of coffee! We can also visit art galleries and textiles with natural dyes!

Tour Duration: 4 hours.

Tour Cost: $60 per person

What´s included: Horses and my guiding service.

What is not included: Meals and drinks.

 

San Pedro Volcano Hike:

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This is a 3 or 4 hour uphill hike which starts from San Pedro La Laguna. The views along the way are amazing. From the middle to the summit most of the trail is shaded so it gets cooler. Sometimes you can see the endemic bird called Horned Guan. The view from the summit is spectacular. Coming down takes approximately 2 or 3 hours so it is a one day hike.

Tour Cost: $50 per person

What is included: public boat transfers, entrance fees and my guiding service.

What is not included: Meals and drinks.