Tours from Panajachel

Collective boat tour lake Atitlan

Description:
Familiarize yourself with the culture of the colorful villages around Lake Atitlan and learn about their textiles, art and history! We start our tour in San Marcos la Laguna, a tranquil village where we will appreciate its nature, its silence and the singing of countless birds. The second stop will be in San Juan la Laguna, a place known for its bright-colored textiles and its exquisite art. We will learn about their natural dyeing process and the way they use their loom, and after a quick tutorial you will even be able to try it yourself. We then continue to San Pedro la Laguna where we will visit its bustling local market and its church, and taste a freshly harvested coffee. We finish the tour with Santiago Atitlan, which is the biggest town of Atitlan’s area. We will learn about the history of the their indigenous clothing such as the “tocoyal”, pay a visit to the historic church, and we will visit the market were we can appreciate the colors of the local costumes. Of course we won’t leave Santiago Atitlán without paying a visit to Maximón, a local Mayan Saint who nowadays is known by people from all over the world and frequently visited for rituals. At the end of the afternoon we return to Panajachel.

ASK FOR PRIVATE BOAT TOUR AND PRIVATE GUIDE / SPECIAL GROUP PRICES

INFORMATION:

Availability:

Every day.

Departure times:

08:15 Hrs / 09:15 Hrs

Duration:

6 hours or 7 hours

Pick un and drop off:

Hotels in Panajachel

Price:

60 USD p.p.

Included:

Boat transportation and bilingual guide

What to bring:

sun cream, hat, rain jacket (may to november)

  • Boat tour in Lake Atitlan

    $60.00

    Collective boat tour lake Atitlan

    Description:
    Familiarize yourself with the culture of the colorful villages around Lake Atitlan and learn about their textiles, art and history! We start our tour in San Marcos la Laguna, a tranquil village where we will appreciate its nature, its silence and the singing of countless birds. The second stop will be in San Juan la Laguna, a place known for its bright-colored textiles and its exquisite art. We will learn about their natural dyeing process and the way they use their loom, and after a quick tutorial you will even be able to try it yourself. We then continue to San Pedro la Laguna where we will visit its bustling local market and its church, and taste a freshly harvested coffee. We finish the tour with Santiago Atitlan, which is the biggest town of Atitlan’s area. We will learn about the history of the their indigenous clothing such as the “tocoyal”, pay a visit to the historic church, and we will visit the market were we can appreciate the colors of the local costumes. Of course we won’t leave Santiago Atitlán without paying a visit to Maximón, a local Mayan Saint who nowadays is known by people from all over the world and frequently visited for rituals. At the end of the afternoon we return to Panajachel.

    ASK FOR PRIVATE BOAT TOUR AND PRIVATE TOUR / SPECIAL GROUP PRICES

    INFORMATION:

    Availability:

    Every day.

    Departure times:

    08:15 Hrs / 09:15 Hrs

    Duration:

    6 hours or 7 hours

    Pick un and drop off:

    Hotels in Panajachel

    Price:

    60 USD p.p. minimum 2 people

    Included:

    Boat transportation and bilingual guide

    What to bring:

    sun cream, hat, rain jacket (may to november)

Kayak tour

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Description:
Explore the lake by Kayak! This tour begins in Panajachel and takes about three hours. We will navigate the beautiful waters of Lake Atitlán and pay a visit to Santa Catarina Palopó, where you can enjoy a refreshing bath in the lake.

INFORMATION:

Availability:

Every day.

Departure times:

08:00 Hrs

Duration:

3.30 hours

Pick un and drop off:

Hotels inside Panajachel

Price:

60 USD p.p. minimum 2 people

Included:

3 or 4 hours kayaking and guide

What to bring:

Zipper bags, flip flop, short.

  • Kayak tour Panajachel

    $60.00

    Description:
    Explore the lake by Kayak! This tour begins in Panajachel and takes about three hours. We will navigate the beautiful waters of Lake Atitlán and pay a visit to Santa Catarina Palopó, where you can enjoy a refreshing bath in the lake.

    INFORMATION:

    Availability: Every day
    Departure times: 08:00 Hrs
    Duration: 3.30 hours
    Pick un and drop off:
    Price 60 USD
    Included 3 or 4 hours kayaking and guide
    Not included:
    What to bring

Palopo´s bike tour

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Description:
Starting in Panajachel,, we will explore the beautiful Palopo area by bike. A paved road will take us to the villages of Santa Catarina Palopo and San Antonio Palopo. We then continue our tour on a dirt road up the mountain, until we reach a viewpoint from where you will have a magnificent view of the nearest towns, and of course, of Lake Atitlan. We finish the tour with a descent to San Andres Semetabaj and then return to Panajachel.

INFORMATION:

Availability:

Every day.

Departure times:

08:00 Hrs / 14:00 Hrs

Duration:

5-6 hours

Pick un and drop off:

Hotels inside Panajachel

Price

75 USD p.p. minimum  2 people

Included:

Bike, bike equipment and guide

What to bring:

Good shoes, short or comfortable pants, water.

  • Palopo´s bike tour

    $75.00

    Palopo´s bike tour

    Description:
    Starting in Panajachel,, we will explore the beautiful Palopo area by bike. A paved road will take us to the villages of Santa Catarina Palopo and San Antonio Palopo. We then continue our tour on a dirt road up the mountain, until we reach a viewpoint from where you will have a magnificent view of the nearest towns, and of course, of Lake Atitlan. We finish the tour with a descent to San Andres Semetabaj and then return to Panajachel.

    INFORMATION:

    Availability:

    Every day.

    Departure times:

    08:00 Hrs / 14:00 Hrs

    Duration:

    5-6 hours

    Pick un and drop off:

    Hotels inside Panajachel

    Price

    75 USD p.p. minimum 2 people

    Included:

    Bike, bike equipment and guide

    What to bring:

    Good shoes, short or comfortable pants, water.

Tzutuhil´s Bike tour

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Description:
We take a boat to Tzununa, from where we will start our tour exploring the interesting Tzutujil area by bike. Winding trails will guide us through the mountains, while we enjoy a beautiful view of Lake Atitlan. We will also pass some rural areas where you can see how the indigenous locals cultivate their land. On our trip we will pay a visit to several villages around the lake, each of them with its own beauty, culture and places of interest. The villages we will visit are: San Marcos la Laguna, San Pablo la Laguna, San Juan la Laguna and San Pedro la Laguna. A boat will take us from the latter back to Panajachel.

INFORMATION:

Availability:

Every day.

Departure times:

08:00 Hrs

Duration:

5 hours

Pick un and drop off:

Hotels inside Panajachel

Price:

70 USD p.p. minimum 2 people

Included:

Boat transportation, bike, bike equipment and guide

What to bring:

Good shoes, short or comfortable pants, water.

  • Tzutuhil´s bike tour

    $70.00

    Description:
    We take a boat to Tzununa, from where we will start our tour exploring the interesting Tzutujil area by bike. Winding trails will guide us through the mountains, while we enjoy a beautiful view of Lake Atitlan. We will also pass some rural areas where you can see how the indigenous locals cultivate their land. On our trip we will pay a visit to several villages around the lake, each of them with its own beauty, culture and places of interest. The villages we will visit are: San Marcos la Laguna, San Pablo la Laguna, San Juan la Laguna and San Pedro la Laguna. A boat will take us from the latter back to Panajachel.

    INFORMATION:

    Availability:

    Every day.

    Departure times:

    08:00 Hrs

    Duration:

    5 hours

    Pick un and drop off:

    Hotels inside Panajachel

    Price:

    70 USD p.p. minimum 2 people

    Included:

    Boat transportation, bike, bike equipment and guide

    What to bring:

    Good shoes, short or comfortable pants, water.

Kiches bike tour

Decription:
If you are going to Antigua or Xela, make sure to stop in Nahualá! Nahuelá is an indigenous village that is surrounded by alluring forest and mountains. This adventurous tour starts in Nahuelá and will take you 20km along a dirt road through the mountains and forests, meeting locals along the way. You will learn about the way they cultivate their land and have lunch with a local family to enrich the experience. After lunch you can continue your travels to your final destination.

INFORMATION:

Availability:

Every day.

Departure times:

07:00 Hrs

Duration:

6 hours

Pick un and drop off:

Hotels inside Panajachel

Price:

75 USD p.p. mínimum 2 people

Included:

Transportation, bike, bike equipment and guide

What to bring:

Good shoes, short or comfortable pants, water

  • Kiche´s bike tour

    $75.00

    Decription:
    If you are going to Antigua or Xela, make sure to stop in Nahualá! Nahuelá is an indigenous village that is surrounded by alluring forest and mountains. This adventurous tour starts in Nahuelá and will take you 20km along a dirt road through the mountains and forests, meeting locals along the way. You will learn about the way they cultivate their land and have lunch with a local family to enrich the experience. After lunch you can continue your travels to your final destination.

    INFORMATION:

    Availability:

    Every day.

    Departure times:

    07:00 Hrs

    Duration:

    6 hours

    Pick un and drop off:

    Hotels inside Panajachel

    Price:

    75 USD p.p. mínimum 2 people

    Included:

    Transportation, bike, bike equipment and guide

    What to bring:

    Good shoes, short or comfortable pants, water

Extreme bike tour

Description:
Do you like a bit of adventure? Then make sure you don’t miss this fun extreme bike tour during your stay at Lake Atitlán! We will leave from Panajachel and take the road uphill to Sololá. We then continue for San Jose Chacayá, where we will have a quick break enjoying the amazing view of Lake Atitlán. Next up is the town of Santa Lucia Utatlán, from where we will depart to the natural reserve of Chuiraxamoló. Continue to enjoy the breeze of pure air at 2,734 meters above sea level, while riding towards the town of Santa Clara la Laguna. We will then start an extreme descent down a hill named “Nariz del Indio” to reach the town of San Juan la Laguna. From there we depart for our last stop in Lomos de Tzununa, where a boat will take you back the Panajachel. An unforgettable adventure!

INFORMATION:

Availability:

Every day.

Departure times:

06:00 Hrs

Duration:

10 hours

Pick un and drop off:

Hotels inside Panajachel

Price:

125 USD p.p. mínimum 2 people

Included:

Transportation, bike, bike equipment and guide.

What to bring:

Good shoes, short or comfortable pants, water.

  • Extreme 2 days bike tour

    $125.00

    Description:
    Do you like a bit of adventure? Then make sure you don’t miss this fun extreme bike tour during your stay at Lake Atitlán! We will leave from Panajachel and take the road uphill to Sololá. We then continue for San Jose Chacayá, where we will have a quick break enjoying the amazing view of Lake Atitlán. Next up is the town of Santa Lucia Utatlán, from where we will depart to the natural reserve of Chuiraxamoló. Continue to enjoy the breeze of pure air at 2,734 meters above sea level, while riding towards the town of Santa Clara la Laguna. We will then start an extreme descent down a hill named “Nariz del Indio” to reach the town of San Juan la Laguna. From there we depart for our last stop in Lomos de Tzununa, where a boat will take you back the Panajachel. An unforgettable adventure!

    INFORMATION:

    Availability:

    Every day.

    Departure times:

    06:00 Hrs

    Duration:

    10 hours

    Pick un and drop off:

    Hotels inside Panajachel

    Price:

    125 USD p.p. mínimum 2 people

    Included:

    Transportation, bike, bike equipment and guide.

    What to bring:

    Good shoes, short or comfortable pants, water.

Coffee tour plantation

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Description:
Atitlan’s coffee is known for its unique taste, stemming from the high quality of Atitlan’s organic crop. On this tour we will explain you everything there is to know about the processing of this world famous coffee bean, from the sowing of the seeds to the different ways of preparing a cup of “liquid luck”. From Panajachel we will leave for San Juan la Laguna by boat, where we will start our tour. At the end of the tour we will be rewarded with a delightful cup of coffee before from returning to Panajachel.

INFORMATION:

Availability:

Every day.

Departure times:

08:00 Hrs / 11:00 Hrs

Duration:

4 hours

Pick un and drop off:

Hotels inside Panajachel

Price:

65 USD p.p. mínimum 2 people

Included:

Boat transportation, entrances and guide.

What to bring

  • Coffe tour Panajachel

    $65.00

    Description:
    Atitlan’s coffee is known for its unique taste, stemming from the high quality of Atitlan’s organic crop. On this tour we will explain you everything there is to know about the processing of this world famous coffee bean, from the sowing of the seeds to the different ways of preparing a cup of “liquid luck”. From Panajachel we will leave for San Juan la Laguna by boat, where we will start our tour. At the end of the tour we will be rewarded with a delightful cup of coffee before from returning to Panajachel.

    INFORMATION:

    Availability:

    Every day.

    Departure times:

    08:00 Hrs / 11:00 Hrs

    Duration:

    4 hours

    Pick un and drop off:

    Hotels inside Panajachel

    Price:

    65 USD p.p. mínimum 2 people

    Included:

    Boat transportation, entrances and guide.

    What to bring

Zip lines Atitlan

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Description:
Enjoy this unique adventure and choose one (or more) of the eight different zip lines located next to the lake, and enjoy a breathtaking view of the lake while being rushed with adrenaline going down the line. To get to the zip lines we will take a beautiful hike passing waterfalls, hanging bridges and a lot of interesting plants and animals. We will finish the tour with a visit to the Butterfly Reserve, to get become enchanted with their flutter and giddy as they sometimes take a moment to rest on your shoulders or hair. The tour starts and ends in Panajachel.

INFORMATION:

Availability:

Every day

Departure times:

09:00 Hrs / 11:00 Hrs / 13:00 Hrs / 15:00 Hrs

 Duration:

3 hours

 Pick up:

Hotels

 Price:

75 USD p.p.

 Includes:

Transportation, entrances and instructors

 What to bring:

Good shoes, shorts or comfortable pants

  • Zip lines Atitlan

    $75.00

    Description:
    Enjoy this unique adventure and choose one (or more) of the eight different zip lines located next to the lake, and enjoy a breathtaking view of the lake while being rushed with adrenaline going down the line. To get to the zip lines we will take a beautiful hike passing waterfalls, hanging bridges and a lot of interesting plants and animals. We will finish the tour with a visit to the Butterfly Reserve, to get become enchanted with their flutter and giddy as they sometimes take a moment to rest on your shoulders or hair. The tour starts and ends in Panajachel.

    INFORMATION:

    Availability:

    Every day

    Departure times:

    09:00 Hrs / 11:00 Hrs / 13:00 Hrs / 15:00 Hrs

     Duration:

    3 hours

     Pick up:

    Hotels

     Price:

    75 USD p.p.

     Includes:

    Transportation, entrances and instructors

     What to bring:

    Good shoes, shorts or comfortable pants

Horseback Riding

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Description:
From Panajachel we take a boat to San Pedro la Laguna, where our horses will be waiting for us. We will ride along San Pedro’s streets and then continue onto natural, winding trails into the mountains, leading us along numerous coffee plantations. We will ride for about three hours enjoying the tranquility of the trails and the singing of the birds, before arriving at Playa Dorada, a perfect place to take a bath or just enjoy the beautiful view and relax at Lake Atitlan’s shore. We will then return to San Pedro la Laguna, where we will say goodbye to our horses and take a boat back to Panajachel.

 

INFORMATION:

Availability:

Every day.

Departure time:

08:00 Hrs / 11:00 Hrs

Duration:

5 hours (3 hours riding)

Price:

40.00 USD p.p.

Included:

Transportation, horses and local guide.

  • Horseback riding in San Pedro

    $50.00

    Description:
    From Panajachel we take a boat to San Pedro la Laguna, where our horses will be waiting for us. We will ride along San Pedro’s streets and then continue onto natural, winding trails into the mountains, leading us along numerous coffee plantations. We will ride for about three hours enjoying the tranquility of the trails and the singing of the birds, before arriving at Playa Dorada, a perfect place to take a bath or just enjoy the beautiful view and relax at Lake Atitlan’s shore. We will then return to San Pedro la Laguna, where we will say goodbye to our horses and take a boat back to Panajachel.

    INFORMATION:

    Availability: Every day
    Departure times: 08:00 Hrs / 11:00 Hrs
    Duration: 4 hours
    Pick un and drop off:
    Price 50 USD mínimum 2 people
    Included Boat transportation, horses and local guide.
    Not included:
    What to bring

Solola market

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Description:
Visit the colorful and vivid market of Sololá, a place where different Mayan ethnicities of all around the region come together and mingle to sell or buy all sorts of products. Their indigenous clothing and indigenous languages make the market a vibrant spectacle. We then pay a visit to “Torre Centro Americano”, a museum that displays various indigenous clothings from all over Guatemala and that will teach you more about the history of the region.

INFORMATION:

Availability:

Thursdays and Fridays

Departure times:

08:00 Hrs

Duration:

3 hours

Pick un and drop off:

Hotels in Panajachel

Price:

55 USD p.p.

Included:

Transportation and guide

What to bring:

  • Solola Market

    $60.00

    Description:
    Visit the colorful and vivid market of Sololá, a place where different Mayan ethnicities of all around the region come together and mingle to sell or buy all sorts of products. Their indigenous clothing and indigenous languages make the market a vibrant spectacle. We then pay a visit to “Torre Centro Americano”, a museum that displays various indigenous clothings from all over Guatemala and that will teach you more about the history of the region.

    INFORMATION:

    Availability: Tuesdays and fridays
    Departure times: 08:00 Hrs
    Duration: 3 hours
    Pick un and drop off:
    Price 60 USD mínimum 2 people
    Included Transportation and guide.
    Not included:
    What to bring

Quetzaltenango tour

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Description:
We will leave early from Panajechel to visit the second biggest city of Guatemala: Quetzaltenango. On the way we pay a visit to the colonial church in San Andrés Xecul, famous for its colors and ornamentation; to San Cristobal Totonicapán, considered one of the seven colonial wonders of Guatemala with more than 300 years of history; and to Salcajá, a colonial treasure holding the first church that was constructed in Central America. In the afternoon we will enjoy a vivid tour of the historic city center of Quetzaltenango, learning about its beautiful architecture and important buildings. We then continue to the most important indigenous towns of the region: Zunil, a colorful town full of traditions; Cantel, where we’ll appreciate the fabrication of glass; and Almolonga, with its fertile ground and agriculture. We will end our busy day with a well-deserved rest and bath in the hot springs of Fuentes Georginas. Satisfied and rosy we will return to Panajachel at the end of the afternoon

INFORMATION:

Availability:

Every day.

Departure times:

07:00 Hrs

Duration:

10 hours

Pick un and drop off:

Hotels in Panajachel

Price

120 USD p.p. mínimum 2 people

Included:

Private transportation and guide.

What to bring:

  • Quetzaltenango tour

    $120.00

    Description:
    We will leave early from Panajechel to visit the second biggest city of Guatemala: Quetzaltenango. On the way we pay a visit to the colonial church in San Andrés Xecul, famous for its colors and ornamentation; to San Cristobal Totonicapán, considered one of the seven colonial wonders of Guatemala with more than 300 years of history; and to Salcajá, a colonial treasure holding the first church that was constructed in Central America. In the afternoon we will enjoy a vivid tour of the historic city center of Quetzaltenango, learning about its beautiful architecture and important buildings. We then continue to the most important indigenous towns of the region: Zunil, a colorful town full of traditions; Cantel, where we’ll appreciate the fabrication of glass; and Almolonga, with its fertile ground and agriculture. We will end our busy day with a well-deserved rest and bath in the hot springs of Fuentes Georginas. Satisfied and rosy we will return to Panajachel at the end of the afternoon

    INFORMATION:

    Availability: Every day
    Departure times: 07:00 Hrs
    Duration: 10 hours
    Pick un and drop off:
    Price 120 USD mínimum 2 people
    Included Transportation and guide.
    Not included:
    What to bring

Collective Chichicastenango market tour

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Description:
Surrounded by valleys, with mountains serrating the horizons; Chichicastenango seems to be isolated from time and space and the rest of Guatemala. When its narrow cobbled streets and red-tiled roofs are enveloped in mist, it seems magical. Instead back to Panajachel, you can continue to Antigua, Guatemala City or Xela.

If you went a more economical Chichicastenango trip, just buy the shuttles
SPECIAL GROUP PRICES

INFORMATION:

Availability:

Only thursdays and Sundays

Departure times:

08:00 Hrs

Duration:

7 hours

Pick un and drop off:

Hotels

Price

55 USD p.p.

Included:

Transportation and guide

What to bring:

  • Collective Chichicastenango market from Panajachel

    $55.00

    Description:
    Surrounded by valleys, with mountains serrating the horizons; Chichicastenango seems to be isolated from time and space and the rest of Guatemala. When its narrow cobbled streets and red-tiled roofs are enveloped in mist, it seems magical. Instead back to Panajachel, you can continue to Antigua, Guatemala City or Xela.

    INFORMATION:

    Availability:

    Only thursdays and Sundays

    Departure times:

    08:00 Hrs

    Duration:

    7 hours

    Pick un and drop off:

    Hotels in Panajachel

    Price

    55 USD p.p.minimum 2 people

    Included:

    Transportation and guide

    What to bring:

Paragliding

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Description:
Fly like a bird, join with us, let share to you flying above the lake. Jumping from a viewpoint, on the air get a film. Enjoy with us this experience and say wow! As well the other ones said it was amazing experience.

INFORMATION:

Availability:

Every day (although it always depends on the condition of the wind)

Departure times:

10:00 Hrs / 13:00 Hrs

Duration:

2 hours

Pick un and drop off:

Hotels in Panajachel

Price

100 USD p.p.

Included:

Transportation and instructor.

What to bring:

  • Paragliding in Panajachel

    $100.00

    Description:
    Fly like a bird, join with us, let share to you flying above the lake. Jumping from a viewpoint, on the air get a film. Enjoy with us this experience and say wow! As well the other ones said it was amazing experience.

    INFORMATION:

    Availability:

    Every day (although it always depends on the condition of the wind)

    Departure times:

    10:00 Hrs / 13:00 Hrs

    Duration:

    2 hours

    Pick un and drop off:

    Hotels

    Price

    100 USD p.p.

    Included:

    Transportation and instructor.

    What to bring:

Cooking and loom classes

Description:
Leave and drive 1 hour to Nahualá, a villages located in the highlands, a village with a lot of authenticity. Upon arrival, we head towards its central square, where we appreciate its church and local market. Then we will know the elaboration of the “piedra de moler”, women working in looms and with your help will be elaborated and taste a dish typical of the region.

INFORMATION:

Availability:

Every day

Departure times:

08:00 Hrs

Duration:

6 hours

Pick un and drop off:

Hotels

Price

90 USD p.p.

Included:

Transportation, guide and lunch.

What to bring:

  • Cooking and loom classes

    $90.00

    Description:
    Leave and drive 1 hour to Nahualá, a villages located in the highlands, a village with a lot of authenticity. Upon arrival, we head towards its central square, where we appreciate its church and local market. Then we will know the elaboration of the “piedra de moler”, women working in looms and with your help will be elaborated and taste a dish typical of the region.

    INFORMATION:

    Availability:

    Every day

    Departure times:

    08:00 Hrs

    Duration:

    6 hours

    Pick un and drop off:

    Hotels

    Price

    90 USD p.p.

    Included:

    Transportation, guide and lunch.

    What to bring: