For those who aren’t familiar with the area 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 volcanoes.
Coffee harvest season runs December through February.
Lake Atitlan Coffee Tour Details
TRIP DURATION: roughly 7-8 hours
TRIP PHYSICAL LEVEL: Easy to Moderate
TRIP DETAILS: $125 (Q960) – 1 person (private tour) / $85 (Q650) per person – 2 or more people
WHAT TO BRING: Bring camera, water, snacks, sun protection (hat, shades, sunscreen), good walking shoes or sneakers are recommended (no flip-flops), and be prepared to have an incredible adventure!