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Indian Nose Peak and Lake Atitlan Sunrise Tour from PanajachelDay Trips

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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US$97.95
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US$97.95

Maya Cooking Class from PanajachelCooking Classes

Maya Cooking Class from Panajachel

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Find out what’s bubbling in the typical Guatemalan kitchen during this 4-hour cooking class near Lake Atitlan. Spend your session gaining a hands-on understanding of three Guatemalan dishes, discovering the blend of Mayan and Spanish colonial flavors that give this Central American cuisine its unique taste. You’ll finish class by enjoying a tasty lunch of the dishes you prepared, and recipe book to recreate the dishes in the future. Optional upgrades featuring private lessons and visits to the market are also available.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$49.99
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US$49.99

Sunrise Hike to the Indian NoseHiking

Sunrise Hike to the Indian Nose

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An early morning hike is rewarded with stunning views of the sunrise over Lake Atitlan on this hike to Indian Nose from San Pedro La Laguna. See for yourself why this short but challenging hike is one of the most popular in the area as you scramble up to the lookout point. Going with a guide not only ensures that you don’t get lost, but is also recommended for safety reasons.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$55.00
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Lake Atitlan ATV TourHalf-day Tours

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Lake Atitlan ATV Tour

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On our amazing Lake Atilan ATV tour we have brought fun and excitement and mixed it in with the beauty and cultural experiences the lake has to offer. We depart from our office in Pana 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 goods. Once finished in San Antonio we head back towards Pana 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, and lastly head over to the dock where we can do some shopping or grab a snack and drinks at the waterfront restaurant. Our last stop, we head over to Playa Blanca en Barrio Jucanya for some pictures.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Hike Around Lake AtitlanHiking

Hike Around Lake Atitlan

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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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US$51.29
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Horseback Riding TourNature and Wildlife

Horseback Riding Tour

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Take in the magical sights of Lake Atitlan with this 3-hour horseback ride. Ride from San Pedro La Laguna up to a lookout point with stunning views of the lake, volcanoes, cornfields, and coffee farms. No prior experience needed for this enjoyable ride. After riding you’ll have time to lunch and explore San Pedro la Laguna on foot.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Kayak and Hike Adventure Tour from Panajachel in GuatemalaHiking

Kayak and Hike Adventure Tour from Panajachel in Guatemala

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Enjoy a true Guatemalan adventure during this full-day or half-day trip hiking and kayaking along the shores of Lake Atitlan. Explore the rich indigenous traditions of local villages on hikes to observe farmers tending to their coffee crops. You’ll also paddle the waters of the lake, watching fishermen ply the waters on hand-hewn boats, and spot the exotic array of plant and animal life that calls Lake Atitlan home. If you’re feeling extra adventurous, you can even go for a cliff jump. Your Guatemala adventure covers all activities, a guide and round-trip hotel transport from Panjachel and Santa Cruz.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$65.00
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Get fun with an Adventure Tour - Zip Line (Canopy)Ziplining

Get fun with an Adventure Tour - Zip Line (Canopy)

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Sail through the lush vegetation surrounding Lake Atitlan on a 6-hour zipline excursion. After your guide collects you from your San Pedro la Laguna hotel, take an exciting ride on a colorful chicken bus. At the park, suit up in provided equipment, then get ready to fly. As you zoom through the forest, don’t forget to take in the surrounding volcanic chain and scenery of Lake Atitlan.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$51.29
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Trek to Chicabal Volcano and LagoonHiking

Trek to Chicabal Volcano and Lagoon

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Equal parts natural wonder and cultural landmark, Lake Chicabal is a top attraction for Quetzaltenango (Xela) area visitors. Hiking with a guide is not only the safest way to visit the crater lake—also a Mam Mayan ceremonial site—but also makes for the easiest transportation logistics straight from your Xela hotel.
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  • 7 hours
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Kayaking on Lake AtitlanKayaking

Kayaking on Lake Atitlan

Go kayaking on Lake Atitlan on a half-day tour from San Pedro la Laguna led by an experienced guide. Paddle across the pristine lake to Las Cristalinas, then have time to relax at the white-sand beach and swim, all within view of a stunning volcanic landscape. Make the most of your morning by starting early, with the convenience of hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Stand Up Paddle Board or Kayak and Extreme Zipline Adventure from PanajachelZiplining

Stand Up Paddle Board or Kayak and Extreme Zipline Adventure from Panajachel

One of the most beautiful locations in all of Guatemala, Lake Atitlan is best explored outdoors. Start your day with a kayak or paddle board tour around the lake before hiking to a ziplining location on the lake’s rugged north shore. Choose from a scenic or extreme adventure as you soar past vistas of the lake, waterfalls, and volcanoes, completing your tour at the Nature Reserve.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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One Day Hike - Atitlán VolcanoHiking

One Day Hike - Atitlán Volcano

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The tallest and least-summited volcano at Lake Atitlan, Volcan Atitlan offers better views and a more natural experience than its neighbors. Book your hike in advance to guarantee a high-quality guide who takes you through corn fields, coffee plantations, and stretches of wilderness on the way to the summit, sharing facts and insight about the area as you trek.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Lake Atitlan: Santa Catarina and San Antonio Maya Tour from PanajachelHiking

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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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Quetzaltenango and Fuentes Georginas Hot Springs from PanajachelDay Trips

Quetzaltenango and Fuentes Georginas Hot Springs from Panajachel

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Immerse yourself in the fascinating culture of Quetzaltenango, and then the soothing hot waters of Fuentes Georginas Hot Springs, on this 10-hour day trip. Start with an exploration of the historic architecture and top attractions of Quetzaltenango, Guatemala’s second-largest city. Then soak away your aches and cares in the therapeutic geothermal waters of Fuentes Georginas, where you can relax and rejuvenate in a series of outdoor pools of varying temperatures. Your trip also includes a guide and round-trip hotel transport.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$109.50
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Half-Day Scenic Bicycle Tour from PanajachelMountain Bike Tours

Half-Day Scenic Bicycle Tour from Panajachel

Enjoy a leisurely, laid-back, 3-hour cycling trip amidst the idyllic mountain villages near Panjachel. Spend most of your trip pedaling downhill, soaking up scenic views of Lake Atitlan, quiet rural roads and the tiny indigenous towns of Godinez and San Andres Semetabaj. With more than 98% of your cycling trip on downhill terrain, it’s a chill, easy, way to see a lot of scenery with minimal effort. Your ride includes a guide, bike and transport to the cycling start point.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$70.52
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3-Days of Trekking from Xela to Lake AtitlanMulti-day Tours

3-Days of Trekking from Xela to Lake Atitlan

Experience the majesty of Guatemala’s dramatic countryside on a 3-day trek from Xela to Lake Atitlan. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Western Highlands as you observe smoking volcanoes and climb steep mountains. Watch the sunrise from a spectacular vantage point at Countenance Maya and witness the beauty of Lake Atitlan, Guatemala’s largest lake, at the end of your trip. Enjoy two nights of comfortable accommodation in a local Guatemalan home and revitalize with breakfast, lunch and dinner each day. Round-trip transportation from Quetzaltenango is included.
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  • 3 days
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Lake Atitlan Lower Mayan Trail Hiking Tour from PanajachelHiking

Lake Atitlan Lower Mayan Trail Hiking Tour from Panajachel

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Tread where few tourists ever set foot on this 4-hour hiking tour amidst the stunning scenery and idyllic Mayan villages of the Lower Mayan Trail. Trace the same paths followed by the ancient Kaqchikel Mayans for centuries, passing by coffee and corn fields and the rugged, volcano-laden shoreline of Lake Atitlan. As you go, you’ll also immerse yourself in Mayan village life during stops in the hamlets of Tzununa, Jaibalito and Santa Cruz. This hiking trip also includes round-trip hotel transport from Panjachel.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$51.29
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Bicycle Tour Around Lake Atitlan with Weaving Coops and Coffee PlantationsDay Trips

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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US$98.95
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Horseback riding visiting two villages at Lake Atitlan:Nature and Wildlife

Horseback riding visiting two villages at Lake Atitlan:

Explore the countryside from San Pedro la Laguna to San Juan la Laguna on a half-day horseback ride with your own private guide. By horse you can access places that most visitors miss, and get another perspective on the landscape of Guatemala. You’ll also visit a textile cooperative and a coffee plantation, and learn about local customs for dying the fabrics and harvesting crops.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$65.00
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Santiaguito Volcano Hiking Tour from QuetzaltenangoHiking

Santiaguito Volcano Hiking Tour from Quetzaltenango

Experience spectacular views of Santiaguito — one of the world’s most active volcanoes — on a half-day trekking adventure from Quetzaltenango. Alongside your guide, you’ll embark on a moderately steep hike that soon transforms into flat terrain replete with diverse flora and fauna. On arrival at an ideal vantage point, you’ll be rewarded with views of the Santiaguito volcano erupting. Marvel as molten lava and billowing smoke explode from the volcanic crater to form an incredible spectacle. On this small-group tour, limited to 10 people, you’ll receive personalized attention.
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  • 5 hours
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Santa Catarina Lake Atitlan Upper Rim HikeHiking

Santa Catarina Lake Atitlan Upper Rim Hike

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Hit the trails and explore the rugged terrain and epic beauty of one of Guatemala's top attractions on this Santa Catarina Lake Atitlan Upper Rim hike. Learn about Mayan culture and tradition from your friendly, local guide. Tour the village of Santa Catarina Palopo in the Guatemalan highlands and experience the beauty and wonder of Guatemala outside its city centers.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Fuentes Georginas Hot Springs from QuetzaltenangoDay Trips

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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US$61.54
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3 Days Hiking Xela Lake AtitlánHiking

3 Days Hiking Xela Lake Atitlán

3 days hiking - Xela – Lake Atitlán  This hike is one of the most beautiful experiences at the Guatemalan highlands, where you will explore volcanoes, mountains and the Lake Atitlán. On the road we will pass through a diversity flora and fauna, we will stay at the local host families the first two nights. A Hike from Quetzaltenango, with a Maya Quiche origin to end at the Lake Atitlán with origin Maya Tzutuhil. We will trek 45 kilometers.
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  • 3 days
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Lake Atitlan: Mayan Ceremony at the Sacred CavesCultural Tours

Lake Atitlan: Mayan Ceremony at the Sacred Caves

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Take a journey through the traditions of Mayan spirituality as you experience a 2-hour traditional fire-cleansing ceremony with a guide in the Sacred Caves of Lake Atitlan. Step inside these mystical caves, used by local Mayans for many centuries, to observe the performance of this holy and powerful ritual by a local shaman. Listen as your guide explains the history and traditions behind the ritual and provides insight into the Mayan calendar system. Before you leave, you’ll have time to admire the gorgeous views of the lake down below.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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