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Guatemala or Antigua Guatemala: Lake Atitlán Boat Cruise

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Activity provider: Guatemalan Adventure

Guatemala or Antigua Guatemala: Lake Atitlán Boat Cruise

Activity provider: Guatemalan Adventure

From US$ 110 per person

Visit Lake Atitlán to glimpse one of the loveliest bodies of water in the world. The area's beautifully tortured volcanic scenery also boasts bustling Maya towns and villages you'll get to see by boat on this unique day tour.

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Duration 12 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup included
Pickup from centrally located hotels Guatemala City. Please wait in the lobby.

Experience

Highlights
  • Witness one of the most beautiful lakes in the world: Lake Atitlan
  • Journey by boat to the lake and its surrounding villages and town
Full description
Start the day with a trip from Antigua or Guatemala City to the Maya town of Panajachel. During the drive there will be a brief stop in Katok, a very famous restaurant where you can indulge in a hot drink. Once at Panajachel, it's time for a boat trip to cross Lake Atitlán and visit the Tzutuhil Village of Santiago de Atitlán. In this village you will visit the confraternity of the local saint named Maximon or Ri Laj Mam, visited by people all over the world who come to ask for health and prosperity in their lives. The lake itself owes its grandeur to its enormous size and spectacular volcanic setting. Three large volcanoes, Atitlán Tolimán and San Pedro, rise gracefully from its southern shore, creating breathtaking views around the area. You will experience these views and the traditional practices still carried out by the Maya-Tzutujil and Cakchiquel women who live around the lake. After a short transfer, we will have lunch at one of the most exquisite restaurants of Panajachel. While in town, guestes will also Santander Street and experience its vast, bustling handicraft market.
Includes
  • Ground and water transportation
  • Professional guide in your language
  • All entrances and taxes
  • Tips
  • Meals
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
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4.7 /5

based on 11 reviews

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Awesome tour of the lake and surrounding village!

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Product ID: 21819