This 3-night, 4-day tour explores some of the best places in the Guatemalan highlands. You'll visit the street markets of Chichicastenango and Sololá, the villages of Lake Atitlán (including both Panajachel and Santiago Atitlán), and the historic sites of Antigua.
up to 15 days in advance
- Duration: 96 hrs
- Available Days: Thu
- Schedule: 7:00 AM
- Hotel Transport Included
- Free cancellation up to 15 days prior
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English, Spanish
This tour begins with a Thursday morning departure for Chichicastenango, where you will visit the town's colorful street market and the Santo Tomás church. You will have the afternoon free to go shopping and get to know the town a little better.
After breakfast on Friday, you will head to Sololá, where you will visit a Mayan market. In the afternoon you will head to Lake Atitlán and spend the night in Panajachel (accommodations not included).
At 9:00 AM on Saturday, you will board a speed boat and ride to the town of Santiago Atitlán. Once here, you will have a chance to walk around and see many living Maya traditions. In the afternoon you will head to Antigua and spend the night (accommodation not included).
On Sunday you will visit some of the most important sites in Antigua: churches, convents, monasteries and other colonial places. After lunch you will head back to Guatemala city.
Attractions VisitedChichicastenango Market
The Chichicastenango market is one of the most colorful and exciting markets in Guatemala. It’s open on Sundays and Thursdays and is an interesting cultural experience for travelers.
Lake Atitlán is heralded as one of the most mystical and memorable lakes on the planet. It is also the deepest lake in Central America. You can get experience the lake by kayaking or swimming at the beaches on the lakeshore. See the lake from above by hiking the San Pedro Volcano or by reaching the summit known locally as Indian’s Nose.
What to Bring
Comfortable shoes and clothes, sunscreen, hat, camera, bottled water, and cash for tips, food, crafts and other souvenirs.
Entrance fees, border tax,and insurance. DOES NOT INCLUDE: Hotel, tips, personal expenditures, and food.
Many of our tours and activities offer transportation pick up & drop off options from several locations and destinations. Options vary by tour, see “More Time and Rates” for full details.
Sample an assortment of Guatemalan culture on this amazing tour. From the artwork of Lake Atitlan's indigenous peoples to a religious ceremony that combines Catholic and Mayan traditions, you'll get a little taste of everything – including authentic Guatemalan cuisine!
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