Lake Atitlan Tours 502-4467-9981

Lake Atitlan Tours Invites You to Discover and Experience the Cultural, Historical, and Natural Wonders of Lake Atitlan Guatemala for a Truly Magical and Unforgettable Experience.

We Would Like To Introduce You To Our Family Owned Tour Business On Lake Atitlan

Our Lake Atitlan Tour business is a family owned tour operator based in Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. Offering Guatemala tour packages, custom private tours and group tours, we have a wide selection of daily tours, family tours, and hands-on workshops. We care about our customers and work to provide the best Guatemala vacation experience at the best price.

whereisguatemala@gmail.com
Guate 502-4467-9981

When he is not studying at the University in Guatemala City, Poncho, leads cultural immersion tours in the Lake Atitlan area and is a boat captain as well.

Kara has a love of nature and the outdoors and loves nothing more than to introduce guests to the most enjoyable trails and beautiful view point’s Lake Atitlan has to offer.

Henry the boat Captain

Henry is a boat captain and licensed Inguat Guide. He has been leading tours in the Lake Atitlan area for the past 15 years.

Teresa teaches our cooking class that is designed for food enthusiasts wanting an understanding of indigenous Maya people, cuisine, and culture.

Feliciano Pop is a Tz’utujil sculptor best known for his sculpture designs carved from rock and other materials.

Lake Atitlan Tours

Santa Catarina Lake Atitlan Hike

Discover the explorer the Upper Rim which surrounds Lake Atitlan. We hit the trail and hike the diverse landscapes, learn about the Mayan culture, and visit the colorful village of Santa Catarina Palopó located in the highlands of Guatemala.

The trails above Santa Catarina are among the best around the lake offering great variety where you venture through diverse scenery from majestic peak summits to thick forests, challenging terrain, fields of wildflowers, and mountain slopes terraced with fields of onions and corn.

Lake Atitlan Leather Crafting Workshop

Our Leather Crafting Workshop provides a fun, immersion experience to the world of leather-crafting where you have the opportunity to learn the essential skills of leather-crafting — skills like cutting leather, gouging, folding, hand sewing, gluing, riveting, snaps, adding hardware, and creating simple designs.

La Cueva Leather in San Juan La Laguna is devoted to keeping the art of leather crafting alive.  Owner, Nicolas Pop has been pushing the boundaries of imagination custom designing, from the highest quality leather, a wide variety of handbags, tote bags, shoes, belts, backpacks, wallets, knife holders, and many other items for the past 15 years.

Lake Atitlan Indian Nose

Indian Nose Sunrise Tour

Lake Atitlan sunrises are the best moments in life where all our senses are hyper-aware of just how wonderful life can be, these are the moments that stay with us forever— a moment where nothing else matters but what you are experiencing in the here and now.

Lake Atitlan Indian Nose Tour, located on the northwest shores of Lake Atitlan beside San Juan La Laguna is the famous mountain formation that is called Indian Nose for its resemblance to a Mayan Indian. It is here, from the summit where you can view the most spectacular sunrises around the lake, and in our not so humble opinion, the world.

Lake Atitlan Volcano Tour

Lake Atitlan Volcano Tour

Do you love adventure? How about taking the path less traveled? Are you ready to experience what it feels like to stand at the top of a volcano? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of those questions it’s time to pack your bags because Guatemala is calling your name.

We have blazed a trail for the ultimate volcano adventure. Leave the stress, demands, and pressures of civilization behind and immerse yourself in the magnificent beauty of lush tropical forests as you walk and climb along paths to ascend to the summit where you will become so completely mesmerized and awe-struck by the natural beauty that surrounds you.

Lake Atitlan | San Juan La Laguna | Textiles Workshop

Explore the weaving traditions found in San Juan La Laguna located along the shoreline of Lake Atitlan.  This is one-of-a-kind, hands-on experience, under the guidance of master weavers as you learn how to make and spin the thread, dye it, and then weave the thread using traditional, handmade looms.

As a participant you will gain a deeper understanding of the cultural significance of one of the oldest forms of artistic expression by working and learning directly from the Tz’utujil women of San Juan.

You will learn how they grow their own cotton, harvest it by hand, spin it using ancient techniques, and then use natural dyes and colorants derived from locally found plants, tree, bark, berries, leaves, roots, wood, and insects in the Lake Atitlan area.

Lake Atitlan Villages

The Lake Atitlan Village Boat tour takes you on a journey around the lake exploring and visiting the quiet and peaceful villages in the heart of Mayan culture that will surely bring back that wide-eyed luster and unbridled excitement of exploring the world.

Lake Atitlan Village Boat Tour, we have found some of the best moments in life are when we trade in our fast-paced, over-scheduled, and no time to think lives for an invitation to travel where we can forget the office, our to-do lists, and living our lives on auto-pilot and slip in to a rhythm that allows for refreshment of body and soul by exploration and new experiences.

Lake Atitlan Walking Tour

Lake Atitlan Market Tours

Markets in Guatemala are not only captivating mazes that provide an authentic experience you also get a real taste of the local culture.

This tour will immerse you in the local culture as well as give you a sampling of the local cuisine in the vibrant open-air Mayan markets of Lake Atitlan.

Join us for an experience that will be a feast for your senses as we explore the vibrant, colorful, and bustling traditional indoor/outdoor Mayan markets of the villages along the shores of Lake Atitlan Guatemala.

lake atitlan villages

Lake Atitlan Village Tours | Santa Catarina Palopó | San Antonio Palopó

Discover the way of life of the local people who live in the villages of Santa Catarina Palopó and San Antonio Palopó.  This tour includes visiting and meeting several women’s weaving cooperatives in Santa Catarina Palopó and visiting ceramic and pottery factories in San Antonio Palopó.
The women weave colorful and vibrant textiles into table coverings, clothing, wall hangings, and accessories. Just a few mile hike from Santa Catarina Palopó perched along the shores of Lake Atitlan is San Antonio Palopó where we will be visiting ceramic and pottery factories. We will tour the factories and watch the process of hand-painting the ceramics.
Santiago Lake Atitlan Maximon

Lake Atitlan Tours Santiago

Few places in the world offer visitors the serene feeling of wonder and amazement mixed with cultural connection and history than Santiago Lake Atitlan does.  With such a rich history, Santiago has a variety of sights to see.

Santiago Lake Atitlan Tour, adventure awaits you in Lake Atitlan Guatemala. “Grow Your Own Cure” invites you to discover Santiago Lake Atitlan Guatemalan located in the highlands of the Sierra Madre mountain range and discover more about traditional Mayan culture.

Lake Atitlan Sunrise Sunset Tour

Lake Atitlan Walking Tours | Panajachel

Panajachel is located in the highlands of Guatemalan and provides breathtaking views of stunning and awe-inspiring mountains and volcanoes that adorn the most beautiful lake in the world. It also boasts a lively and colorful outdoor market, Mayan folklore and charm, and rich traditions—a trip to Lake Atitlan Guatemala is one big cultural experience.

This cultural walking tour includes everything from visiting the local indoor/outdoor market to learning about the Mayan folklore that can be seen in local textiles and in the traditional hand-woven clothing, as well as leaning about the rich history of this area.

Guatemalan Street Food Must Have Tour Experience. Pupusas, Corn Tamales, Rellenitos de Plátano, Elote and Chuchitos we are taking a walking tour of Guatemala to discover the best Guatemalan Street Food

Panajachel Street Food Tour

We will be visiting local Guatemalan food vendors on the street so be prepared to be outdoors in the open air for most of the tour. The atmosphere is fun and relaxed with a focus on enjoying great Guatemalan food and soaking in the local culture. Come with an empty stomach.

It is truly like going to a dinner party with local Guatemaltecas, except this dinner party moves. From Pupusas, to Corn Tamales and Rellenitos de Plátano, to Elote and Chuchitos we take a walking tour to discover some of Panajachel Lake Atitlan Guatemala’s best street food. Many traditional foods in Guatemalan cuisine are based on Maya cuisine and prominently feature corn, chilies and beans as key ingredients.

Lake Atitlan Tours | Herbal Medicine | Medicinal Garden

Guatemala Medical Tourism

Lake Atitlan Medicinal 1-Day Tour

Are you interested in the natural healing powers of plants? This is a wonderful opportunity to deepen you connection to herbal medicine in a rich sensory experience in one of the most beautiful places on earth. We will visit medicinal gardens and meet with a local indigenous healer.

We will begin our exploration with a visit to a medicinal garden where we will meet with a local indigenous healer who uses the leaves, seeds, stems, bark and roots of herbs to treat illness and disease.   Walking in the aromatic medicinal garden you will be greeted by the fragrance of the herbs.  The garden is flourishing with some common herbs such as lemon grass and chamomile as well as many rare and little-known medicinal plants.

Lake Atitlan Pharmacy

Lake Atitlan Guatemala Medicinal 3-Day Tour

Learn what plants and herbs are revered most by the curanderos/healers and how these plants and herbs heal us from the inside out.  This is an opportunity to partake in local culture as well as to learn what traditional healers utilize in their own practices and how you can apply them to your life.

We will then travel to the adjoining village of San Juan La Laguna where we will visit a medicinal garden that is run by a local women’s cooperative.  You will have an opportunity to tour the gardens, learn about the herbs and their uses, as well learn about their belief in caring for the land with love, and without harming it by using pesticides and synthetic fertilizers.

Lake Atitlan | Holiday | Seasonal Tours

Guatemalan Coffee Bean Flower

Lake Atitlan Coffee Tours

This coffee tour gives you an experience from tree to cup and will take place in the villages of San Juan La Laguna and San Pedro La Laguna where we introduce you to the coffee production process, from growing, harvesting, cleaning and drying the berries, roasting and finally to when it’s poured fresh into a cup.

Lake Atitlan Coffee Tour, join us in Lake Atitlan Guatemala for a coffee tour from tree to cup. The basin surrounding Lake Atitlan, located in the highlands of Guatemala, produces some of the most distinctive and aromatic coffee in the world.

Lake Atitlán provides an ideal environment for growing coffee—the region has a cooler climate than most other parts of Guatemala, there is plentiful and consistent rainfall each year, and the area is surrounded by the rich soils of the Atitlán, Toliman and the San Pedro.

Lake Atitlan | Semana Santa | Guatemala Good Friday Tour

Semana Santa Lake Atitlan Tour, join us in Lake Atitlan Guatemala on Good Friday for the most spectacular time of year with the celebration of Semana Santa.

On Good Friday, Santa Catarina Palopó and San Antonio Palopó which are two villages located along the shores of Lake Atitlan, Guatemala host the most beautiful religious celebration for Semana Santa.

Traditional processions are a big focus of Holy Week festivities, which take place on Good Friday and are one of the richest cultural experiences you can enjoy. This is a passionate sensory experience that mingles Spanish and Mayan traditions and is an event that truly represents the heart and soul of Guatemala.

Lake Atitlan Tours Workshops

Lake Atitlan San Juan La Laguna | Painting Workshop

This is an amazing opportunity to learn from the artists of San Juan La Laguna. You will learn about landscapes, indigenous life, still life painting and experiment with colors and hues. There is no experience required and all painting supplies are provided for you.

Imagine painting with the renowned artists of the village of San Juan La Laguna visiting what has been described as the most beautiful lakes in the world, Lake Atitlan. This bucket list worthy 1-day workshop brings you to the shores of Lake Atitlan where artists, writers, and nature enthusiasts have been drawn for decades.

Send us an e-mail

Buy Direct From Guatemalan Artisans

Guatemala Organic Textiles
we accept all major credit cards and PayPal

#1 Rated Bed & Breakfast

Jenna’s River Bed and Breakfast