Departing from Guatemala City, visit Lake Atitlán on a full-day trip. Cruise across the lake to the towns of Santiago Atitlán and Panajachel and enjoy a combination of scenic beauty and a relaxed atmosphere as you are immerse yourself in Mayan culture.
What to Expect
Spend a day on Lake Atitlán, the deepest lake in Central America, on a full-day trip from Guatemala City. Enjoy a cruise along the waters, and visit nearby villages.
Departing from Guatemala City in the morning, travel to Panajachel. Then take a public boat across Atitlán and visit Santiago Atitlán, where you will learn about the local saint; Maximon. Enjoy the vibrant colors and local flavor of this village as you experience the traditional Tz’utujil Mayan lifestyle.
After free time for lunch, continue back to Panajachel, a pre-Columbian town of Kakchiquel origin, situated between the river with the same name and the lakeside of Atitlán. See the Casa Cakchiquel hotel, the Church of Saint Francis of Assisi, and local shops, before returning to Guatemala City.
- Hotel pick-up from Guatemala City hotels
- Boat fee
- Lake cruise
- Visit to Santiago Atitlán