Exploring Lake Atitlan | Hiking Trails | Villages | Markets | Culture

Exploring Lake Atitlan. There are some places on earth that are so breathtaking, so picturesque, that they demand your attention and Lake Atitlan is one of those places.

Exploring Lake Atitlan | Hiking Trails | Villages | Markets | Culture. Wonder through the Upper rim of Lake Atitlan and Discover one of the most amazing hiking trails.

The Villages of Lake Atitlan are all unique and different in how the local culture is presented. Markets, abound in each village on the shores of Lake Atitlan.

From Ceramics in San Antonio Palopo, Textiles and Art in San Juan La Laguna, or the Healers on the base of the San Pedro Volcano. Lake Atitlan Tours offers travelers a view of the culture of Guatemala fee ever see.

Volcano San Pedro

Lace up your hiking boots, strap on your camera and join us on an incredible day-long journey of a lifetime that you will not soon forget. 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.

TRIP DURATION: roughly 6 to 7 hours

TRIP LOCATION: San Pedro La Laguna

TRIP PHYSICAL LEVEL: Moderate to Difficult

TRIP DETAILS: $85.00 per person (Q650) – 2 person minimum

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!

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Lake Atitlan Volcano Tour

Lake Atitlan Food Tour

Lake Atitlan Street Food Tour By Night, discover Panajachel Lake Atitlan Guatemala by night as we enjoy a street food walking tour in the heart of Mayan country. This tour offers a unique opportunity to experience Panajachel as a local.

TRIP DURATION: 4 hours

TRIP LOCATION: Panajachel

TRIP PHYSICAL LEVEL: Easy

TRIP DETAILS: $45.00 per person (Q350) 2 person minimum (food and beverage included)

WHAT TO BRING: Bring camera, good walking shoes, or sneakers are recommended, and be prepared to have an incredible adventure!

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Lake Atitlan Panajachel Nightlife

Touring  Santiago

This Santiago Lake Atitlan Tour surrounds you with the local culture, and really lets you see, smell, hear, and get a feel for life in an indigenous Mayan village.

TRIP DURATION: roughly 7-8 hours

TRIP LOCATION: Santiago

TRIP PHYSICAL LEVEL: Easy to Moderate

TRIP DETAILS: $85.00 per person (Q650) 2 person minimum

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!

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Santiago Lake Atitlan Tour

Village Boat Tour Details

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.

TRIP DURATION: roughly 7-8 hours

TRIP LOCATION: Around Lake Atitlan

TRIP PHYSICAL LEVEL: Easy to Moderate

TRIP DETAILS: $85.00 per person (Q650) 2 person minimum

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!

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Lake Atitlan Village Boat Tour

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Exploring Lake Atitlan Indian Nose Tour

The Indian’s Nose at the top of the mountain above the cities of San Juan and San Marcos.

It is accessible through various tracks and we can also organize trips with horses to the top.

TRIP DURATION: roughly 6 to 7 hours

TRIP LOCATION: San Juan La Laguna

TRIP PHYSICAL LEVEL: Moderate

TRIP DETAILS: $65.00 (Q500) – 2 person minimum

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!

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Exploring Lake Atitlan Market Tours

Chichicastenango is well known for its famous market days on Thursdays and Sundays where vendors sell handicrafts, food, flowers, pottery, wooden boxes, condiments, medicinal plants, candles, pom[disambiguation needed] and copal (traditional incense), cal (limestones for preparing tortillas), grindstones, pigs and chickens, machetes, and other tools. In the central part of the market, plazas are small eateries (comedores).

TRIP DURATION: roughly 7-8 hours

TRIP LOCATION: Around Lake Atitlan or Chichicastenango

TRIP PHYSICAL LEVEL: Easy to Moderate

TRIP DETAILS:  $85.00 per person (Q650) 2 person minimum

WHAT TO BRING: Bring a camera, water, snacks, sun protection (hat, shades, sunscreen), good walking shoes or sneakers are recommended, and be prepared to have an incredible adventure!

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Exploring Lake Atitlan Lake Atitlan Coffee Tour

After arriving in San Juan at the boat docks you climb a steep hill that has unique textile, painting, and art stalls on either side of the street. Most of these products are produced by cooperatives of women from the village. The art here is very unique and unlike what you find in other villages around the lake.

TRIP DURATION: roughly 7-8 hours

TRIP LOCATION: San Juan La Laguna

TRIP PHYSICAL LEVEL: Easy to Moderate

TRIP DETAILS: $85.00 (Q650) – 2 person minimum

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!

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Semana Santa Holy Week Tour Details

Semana Santa is a celebration which commemorates the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ.

On Good Friday as part of Semana Santa celebration, the cobblestone streets of Santa Catarina Palopó and San Antonio Palopó, Guatemala are transformed into an artistic canvas

TRIP DAY: Friday, March 25, 2016

TRIP DURATION: roughly 7-8 hours

TRIP LOCATION: Around Lake Atitlan

TRIP PHYSICAL LEVEL: Easy to Moderate

TRIP DETAILS: $85 per person (Q650) – 2 person minimum

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!

RESERVATIONS: Early reservations are recommended, since our group sizes are limited, this tour sells out quickly.

Space is limited for this Semana Santa in Guatemala | Good Friday Tour so please book early.

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Panajachel Walking Tour Exploring Lake Atitlan

This Panajachel Lake Atitlan Walking Tour is not only a walking adventure but also an opportunity to experience Guatemala—its people, the history, the landscape, the food, and the different ways of life.

TRIP DURATION: ½ day (4 hours), full day (roughly 7-8 hours)

TRIP LOCATION: Lake Atitlan

TRIP PHYSICAL LEVEL: Easy to Moderate

TRIP DETAILS: ½ day $35.00 (Q270) / full day $65.00 per person (Q500) – 2 person minimum

WHAT TO BRING: Bring camera, water, snacks, sun protection (hat, shades, sunscreen), good walking shoes or sneakers are recommended, and be prepared to have an incredible adventure!

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Exploring Lake Atitlan Guatemala Herbal Medicine Tours

Are you interested in the natural healing powers of plants? Join ‘Grow Your Own Cure’ for a 1-day adventure that is designed to introduce you to Mayan indigenous healer’s wisdom about traditional healing herbal remedies and healing arts in Lake Atitlán, Guatemala.

TRIP DURATION: roughly 7-8 hours

TRIP LOCATION: Around Lake Atitlan

TRIP PHYSICAL LEVEL: Easy to Moderate

TRIP DETAILS: $240.00 (Q1830)2 person minimum

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!

Guatemala Medicinal Herbal Tour Details

Exploring Lake Atitlan Tours, Hiking, Villages, Markets.

We can tailor your tour to suit your needs and desires. We take guests to unspoiled areas with the ever present, panoramic Lake Atitlan mountains and volcanoes surrounding you.

We are located ½ mile from the village of Santa Catarina Palopó

Santa Catarina Palopó is a municipality in the Sololá department of Guatemala. The municipality is located on the shores of Lake Atitlán, approximately 3 miles south-southeast of Panajachel, a popular tourist destination.

Guatemala – 502-4467-9981

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 Santa Catarina Palopó and San Antonio Palopó

Santa Catarina Palopó and San Antonio Palopó, Guatemala is a country that offers so much for those that are willing to step off the beaten path for awhile.

TRIP DURATION: roughly 7-8 hours

TRIP LOCATION: Santa Catarina Palopó and San Antonio Palopó

TRIP PHYSICAL LEVEL: Easy to Moderate

TRIP DETAILS: $65.00 per person (Q500) – 2 person minimum

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!

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Santa Catarina is a small indigenous village with many shops filled with art, weaving, and fabrics lining the streets. Just a short walk from the main street as well as from the Church is the playa where you can walk along the beach to the hot springs. The hot springs are a great way to relax after a hike in the mountains and around town.

TRIP DURATION: ½ day (4 hours), full day (roughly 7-8 hours)

TRIP LOCATION: Santa Catarina Palopó

TRIP PHYSICAL LEVEL: Moderate

TRIP DETAILS: ½ day $45.00 (Q350) / full day $65.00 per person (Q500) – 2 person minimum

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!

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star rating  We did a half day hike with James and a full day exploring the towns by boat. Even though my family is from Guatemala James truly made the experience one... read more

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April 23, 2022

star rating  We are a family of four with a 9 and 7 year old and spent 2 very full days with Jim on the Village Boat Tour and the Upper... read more

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April 7, 2018

star rating  Our family had two fantastic tours with Grow your Own Cure. The first was to the Chichicastenango market, on New year's Eve. It was beyond busy. However, we... read more

Jill W
January 13, 2018

star rating  Our family had two fantastic tours with Grow your Own Cure. The first was to the Chichicastenango market, on New year's Eve. It was beyond busy. However, we... read more

Jill W
December 1, 2017