This tour of the Sololá Market will introduce you to traditional Guatemalan craftsmanship. Your tour will continue to the shores of Atitlán Lake, where you can see some of the descendants of the Maya that used to control this area.
- 12 hrs
- Available Days:
- 7:00 AM, 8:00 AM
- Hotel Transport Included
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English, Spanish
While you’re here you’ll get to admire the intricate embroidery and brocade that have characterizes the craftsmanship of Guatemala. These designs reflect religious and cultural hierarchies that are integral to Guatemalan culture. You may also see vendors dressed in traditional costumes.
From there your tour will continue to Lake Atitlán. Three indigenous villages surround the lake, and they are descendants of the Quichés, Cackchiqueles, and Tzutuhiles tribes.
At the conclusion of the tour you’ll stop for lunch at the Porta Hotel near the lake. In the afternoon you’ll return to your hotel.
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.
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What to Bring
Comfortable walking shoes, money for personal expenses and souvenirs, and a camera.
Guided tour, lunch, and transportation.
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Experience the colorful Chichicastenango market on this one-day tour. The market is a good place to experience Guatemalan culture and shop for handicrafts and souvenirs.
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This hike through the tree canopy of the Atitlan Reserve will give you a bird’s eye view of an exciting environment. Atitlan Reserve is shaped by the three volcanoes that surround Lake Atitlan. Pristine Lake Atitlan and the surrounding grounds of the reserve offer more natural beauty than you can capture with a few snapshots. To get the most out of this scenery, get a view from the top.