Biking in Guatemala
Biking is fairly popular in Guatemala and there are a number of places to get your wheels spinning. Mountain biking can be enjoyed in the hills above Lago Atitlán and Antigua — both places offer incredible views of the surrounding landscape, which often includes mountains and volcanoes. Local outfitters provide travelers with gear and guides and take them to the best trails in the region. Biking tours are a fun way to explore the Guatemalan countryside.
If you're looking for adventure, you can't miss this tour when visiting Atitlan. We depart from Panajachel and descend to San Jose Chacaya afterwards, where we'll appreciate a view of Lake Atitlan from the top. Ending the day biking to Santa Lucia Utatlan to end in the reserve of Chuiraxamolo in Santa Clara la laguna where we'll camp.
Guatemala’s Pacific Coast has healthy populations of enormous fish, and this tour allows you to catch some of the most impressive species. This tour is also an excellent opportunity to see sea turtles, dolphins, and the occasional whale.
Fincal El Pilar’s gardens hum with the tiny, whirring wings of its resident hummingbirds. This farm does not produce agriculture, but rather exists to help conserve some of the rare and endangered species of plants and animals in Antigua.
On the first day of your journey, you’ll start your exploration of the area’s wildlife on a trail through the jungle of the Tikal National Park. Eventually you will come to a clearing, scattered with the stony ruins of Mayan temples and palaces. You have arrived at Tikal, home to one of the most prominent dynasties during the Mayan classic period. OPTIONAL only Professional Bird guide, lunch ,entrance fee to site.
This collective or private tour explores areas in and around Lívingston and the Río Dulce. You'll visit the San Felipe Castle, Bird Island and hot waterfalls. If you choose the private tour, you'll enjoy additional time at each of these destinations, plus a musical presentation.
Fill your head with new recipes and your belly with a delicious, 5-course meal. These recipes aren’t haute cuisine, but a look at what Guatemalan families actually eat on an everyday basis, dishes that you’ll want to recreate in your own home. This includes one of the staples of Guatemalan cuisine – hearty, delicious tortillas.