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Indian Nose Peak and Lake Atitlan Sunrise Tour from Panajachel

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
  • Taking safety measures
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$97.95
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Sunrise Hike to the Indian Nose

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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$55.00
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Maya Cooking Class from Panajachel

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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$49.99
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Horseback Riding Tour

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 Guatemala

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
  • Taking safety measures
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$65.00
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Trek to Chicabal Volcano and Lagoon

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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
  • Taking safety measures
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Kayaking on Lake Atitlan

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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$40.00
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Hike Around Lake Atitlan

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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One Day Hike - Atitlán Volcano

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
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$80.00
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Half-Day Scenic Bicycle Tour from Panajachel

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

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

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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Quetzaltenango and Fuentes Georginas Hot Springs from Panajachel

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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Atitlan Volcano Hike

Atitlan Volcano Hike

The giant of the lake, with its stunning view of the lake and surrounding areas, offers a great experience for those who want to feel challenged and rewarded at the same time. Summit the peak and see nothing else but volcanic rock and amazing 360 vistas of the region. The perfect place to learn about the birth of Lake Atitlán, a violent history of volcanic eruptions dating back to 11 million years ago. Gaze at the starry night as it blends with the towns’ lights and sparks peace and joy.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Lake Atitlan: Santa Catarina and San Antonio Maya Tour from Panajachel

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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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Lake Atitlan Lower Mayan Trail Hiking Tour from Panajachel

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
  • Taking safety measures
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Bicycle Tour Around Lake Atitlan with Weaving Coops and Coffee Plantations

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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$98.95
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3-Days of Trekking from Xela to Lake Atitlan

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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$150.00
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Horseback riding visiting two villages at Lake Atitlan:

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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$65.00
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Waterfall Hike

Waterfall Hike

Take a trip to the depths of the tropical rain forest of Santiago Atitlán and experience its beautiful trails along the lower ridges of Atitlán Volcano and witness one of the most impressive processes on the planet. Water, the engine of life, burst out of these mountains giving life to the region. A perfect hike to enjoy beautiful forest and wildlife, come and see Atitlan’s great diversity of birds and much more.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Tajumulco Volcano

Tajumulco Volcano

It is the highest volcano in Central America, reaching an elevation of 4,220meters and has 2 peaks. It is one of the best places to climb and camp. The highest peak is placed at the East and has a crater of 75 meters, the smaller peak is known as Cerro Concepción and it has an altitude of 4,100 meters. Its slopes cultivate potatoes, vegetables and other edible products. As you traverse along the mountain, you’ll find that the vegetation is unique and includes temperate and cold forests of pine-oak, junipers and conifers that make the ascent exceptionally beautiful.
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  • 2 days
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Santiaguito Volcano Hiking Tour from Quetzaltenango

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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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$46.16
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One day with mayan families

One day with mayan families

This is a tour begins in Panajachel where we will go by collective car (chicke bus) bus to a nearby village to visit on the site a catholic church, brotherhood after that we will walk down the street to go to bring a family that will take us in a car that will take us to Sololá, in sololá we will go to the market of vegetables and fruits with the family where they will buy some products of daily consumption. After the purchase we will return to San Jorge with the family where together with the family we will help in the kitchen so that we can prepare lunch and eat together with them, then return to Panajachel.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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StandUp Paddle Yoga + Breakfast!

StandUp Paddle Yoga + Breakfast!

I am a Spanish nature lover who felt in love with the lake. I have been working as a dancer and yoga teacher for 10 years. Last summer i dived into the art of practising yoga floating on a Paddle board. I would love to share my passion and my special SUPYoga classes here at the lake. The sunrise session is perfect for the ones who love waking up early and are already staying in Santa Cruz. The water is flat and calm, there are almost no motor boats, and most of the days the sky is an spectacle of colors and textures. The 8or 9am sessions are perfect for those who are not staying in Santa Cruz and need to get a lancha to get here. It's still early and the conditions are wonderful.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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