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Maya Cooking Class from Panajachel

Maya Cooking Class from Panajachel

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2
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$49.99
From
$49.99
Find out what’s bubbling in the typical Guatemalan kitchen during this 4-hour cooking class near Lake Atitlan. Spend your session gaining a hands-on understanding of three Guatemalan dishes, discovering the blend of Mayan and Spanish colonial flavors that give this Central American cuisine its unique taste. You’ll finish class by enjoying a tasty lunch of the dishes you prepared, and recipe book to recreate the dishes in the future. Optional upgrades featuring private lessons and visits to the market are also available.
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* A traveler said: "Great experience, learned a lot about the Mayan culture while making some delicious food. Easy place to find with beautiful views."


Tikal Sunset Tour from Flores in Small Group

Tikal Sunset Tour from Flores in Small Group

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14
  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$102.56
From
$102.56
Small group of maximum 9 people, premium tour visiting the best spots to photograph the monuments Guaranteed departure, we operate only with 1 passenger without additional charges and if we go over 9 people, we make 2 groups Extensive tour, with enough time and flexibility, excellent for photographers Entry fees available in advance, we pay those for you, just send us a list of names, last names and ages Excellent English-Spanish bilingual guide with deep knowledge of local history, flora and fauna and with service attitude to give a meaning to each monument visited Bottles of water, lunch at Restaurante del Parque included (gluten-free and vegan options)
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* A traveler said: "Marlon was an outstanding guide. Perfect for my visit to Tikal. He was very knowledgeable of the history, geography, politics and could read the inscriptions on the estelas. Very accommodating, scalded all the pyramids with me and took great photos. He estimated that he has lead over 3,200 tours to Tikal. Highly recommend him."


Shared shuttle - Antigua to/from Panajachel, Lake Atitlan
Your shared shuttle transport will bring you between the main tourist hubs of Antigua and Panajachel at Lake Atitlan. You can request to be dropped off at the main public dock to get on a boat to the other lake villages.
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* A traveler said: "My husband and I traveled up to Panajachel from Antigua in February 2020. VERY impressed with the immediate responses and communication of the Antiqua office. Our hotel pickup and delivery was seamless. The shuttle bus was a new, climatized, 16-passenger vehicle with a competent and courteous driver. Needless to say, we were very pleased with the level of service on all counts. Would highly recommend."


Shared shuttle - Panajachel to Guatemala City (airport)
Our service is a timely and direct service between Panajachel at Lake Atitlan, and Guatemala City. We do airport drop-offs, and bring passengers to any of the central zones in Guatemala City.
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* A traveler said: "We needed to get from Panahachel to Guatemala Airport for a 3:00 pm flight, leaving Pana at 9:00. Although the shuttle left 15 to 20 minutes late, the ride was smooth, and got us to the airport with time to spare. We did not travel through Antigua. The van was clean and in great condition."


Lake Atitlan: Mayan Ceremony at the Sacred Caves

Lake Atitlan: Mayan Ceremony at the Sacred Caves

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7
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$56.99
From
$56.99
Take a journey through the traditions of Mayan spirituality as you experience a 2-hour traditional fire-cleansing ceremony with a guide in the Sacred Caves of Lake Atitlan. Step inside these mystical caves, used by local Mayans for many centuries, to observe the performance of this holy and powerful ritual by a local shaman. Listen as your guide explains the history and traditions behind the ritual and provides insight into the Mayan calendar system. Before you leave, you’ll have time to admire the gorgeous views of the lake down below.
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* A traveler said: "Our guide was incredible. We really enjoyed learning the history of the town and the way a lot of the local people intertwine aspects of Catholicism and Mayan traditions. This was a realistic, interesting, learning experience. Thanks so much!"


Lake Atitlan ATV Tour

Lake Atitlan ATV Tour

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6
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$53.00
From
$53.00
We have brought fun and excitement and mixed it with the beauty and cultural experiences the lake has to offer. We depart from our office in Panajachel and head over to our first stop, which is San Antonio Palopo, on the local road that runs around the edge of the lake. Once in San Antonio, we park at the local pier and walk over to the local ceramic factory where we visit and learn about the process to make all these incredible pieces of art and also have the chance to visit a local chocolate factory. Once finished in San Antonio we head back towards Panajachel but we stop at the village of Santa Catarina Palopo. During this stop we are able to learn and see local weaving, blankets, and many of the local goods made at this village. We also visit the local cultural center where we can taste some local coffee and chocolate. Our last stop, we head over to Playa Blanca en Barrio Jucanya for some pictures right by the water.
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* A traveler said: "Neimus was our tour guide and he was very nice and helpful. It was our first time riding ATVs and it was a blast!! We highly recommend Simoon Tours & Rentals if you want a fun way to visit nearby villages and experience the surrounding culture. The ladies in Santa Catarina Polopa we're beautiful and amazing as well. We also enjoyed our drink vouchers for the dreamboat bar! Book here, you won't forget the experience! Thanks Neimus!"


Kayak and Hike Adventure Tour from Panajachel in Guatemala

Kayak and Hike Adventure Tour from Panajachel in Guatemala

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10
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$65.00
From
$65.00
Enjoy a true Guatemalan adventure during this full-day or half-day trip hiking and kayaking along the shores of Lake Atitlan. Explore the rich indigenous traditions of local villages on hikes to observe farmers tending to their coffee crops. You’ll also paddle the waters of the lake, watching fishermen ply the waters on hand-hewn boats, and spot the exotic array of plant and animal life that calls Lake Atitlan home. If you’re feeling extra adventurous, you can even go for a cliff jump. Your Guatemala adventure covers all activities, a guide and round-trip hotel transport from Panjachel and Santa Cruz.
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* A traveler said: "We had Alex as our guide. He seemed to know the area and everyone there! He was particularly up beat and fun to be around. I highly recommend."


Indian Nose Peak and Lake Atitlan Sunrise Tour from Panajachel

Indian Nose Peak and Lake Atitlan Sunrise Tour from Panajachel

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4
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$97.95
From
$97.95
Watch the sunrise light up Lake Atitlan and the Volcanic Ring of Fire from one of the highest points at Lake Atitlan: Indian Nose. After pickup from your Panajachel lodging and a 90-minute drive through the highlands, take an easy 30-minute hike to the summit of Indian Nose, followed by a trip to Sacred Hunters Cave. This tour includes round-trip transportation from your hotel as well as all entrance fees and a professional guide.
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* A traveler said: "Amazing, amazing, amazing. Our guide was Alex and he was truly AMAZING. Friendly, knowledgeable, and outgoing. We did the sunrise tour with Alex and he brought us banana bread, fruits and coffee. He then drove us around multiple towns to eat delicious local food. Alex is the best and I would highly recommend him and this tour service."


Iximche Mayan Ruin from Panajachel

Iximche Mayan Ruin from Panajachel

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4
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$73.95
From
$73.95
Step back in time to the ancient world of the Maya during this 6-hour exploration of the Iximche ruins near Lake Atitlan. Explore this 1,000-year-old city’s wealth of ball courts, pyramid-temples, royal palaces and the on-site museum. You’ll also learn about the history of this iconic archaeological site up through the Spanish colonial era, and discover details about the Mayan calendar, astrological studies and the attitudes of the present day Mayan people towards their ancestors. Your trip includes entrance fees, a guide and a choice between shared and private round-trip hotel transport.
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* A traveler said: "Lee was a fantastic guide! He was very knowledgeable and enjoyable to talk to about Mayan history and culture on our drive to and from Iximche. This trip was part of our honeymoon and my husband’s birthday gift from me. He and I had such a great time and learned so much. We got to see Mayans conduct ceremonies as well which was interesting and surreal. It was overall an enriching experience."


Visit Three Mayan Villages - Lake Atitlan

Visit Three Mayan Villages - Lake Atitlan

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1
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
From
$75.00
Immerse yourself in the cultures of Lake Atitlan with a visit to three Maya villages. Check out the murals and women’s craft cooperatives in San Juan la Laguna. Explore San Pedro la Laguna on foot and get a taste of religious life as you visit the parish church of Santiago Atitlán. You’ll come away from this tour with a deeper understanding of lakeside culture and daily life.
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* A traveler said: "We really enjoyed our tour and our tour guide. Benjamin was our guide and he was fabulous. He's a native of the area and provided a wonderful background. We found him to be very cheerful, friendly, and knowledgeable. It's easy to say that Benjamin made our day very special. This tour was a good way to see the villages and also have a boat ready for us immediately to move onto the next village. I thought that the cost was reasonable given the transportation and the duration of the tour. Our family enjoyed this day, very much and I'm glad that we were able to schedule it."


Chichicastenango Market Day Tour from Panajachel

Chichicastenango Market Day Tour from Panajachel

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1
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$62.99
From
$62.99
Immerse yourself in the ancient rituals and colorful culture of the Mayans during this 7-hour trip to Chichicastenango and its famous market. Discover the wealth of handicrafts, produce, herbal medicines and more for sale at this traditional indigenous market. Then spend time exploring the town’s museums, cemetery, colorful murals and Mayan heritage, including a chance to observe a Fire Cleansing Ceremony performed by a local shaman. Your trip also covers round-trip hotel transport from Panjachel.
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Multi activity In One Day

Multi activity In One Day

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1
  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$101.54
From
$101.54
It is for people who like to do adventure tours in this tour you will have the opportunity to do different types of activities in one day. We will start in the morning in Panajachel where we will take a private boat to take us to the village of jaibalito from there we will start the hike for two hours approximately until we arrive at the town of tzununa after we go by bicycle passing through the villages of San Marcos, San Pablo, San Juan and San Pedro, in San Pedro we will leave the bicycle and to finish our tour we will have a more relaxing adventure in the lake, kayaking over the lake for an hour. This tour requires a minimum of two people
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Shoreside Lake Atitlan Hike

Shoreside Lake Atitlan Hike

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2
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.29
From
$51.29
Explore the small town village life and gorgeous scenery of Lake Atitlan during this 5-hour hiking excursion from Santa Cruz la Laguna to San Marcos. During the course of your trip you’ll observe local villagers tending to coffee and corn crops in area farm fields and pass through small Mayan hamlets like San Marcos, Tzununná and Jaibalito. Best of all your hike offers a chance to enjoy the gorgeous scenery of Lake Atitlan and its nearby volcanoes. This Lake Atitlan hiking adventure also covers one-way transfer to the start point, hotel pickup, guide and entrance fees.
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* A traveler said: "Salvador was an excellent guide going well above and beyond what was expected. We would highly recommend him to anyone wanting to explore the lake. His English was good and we had no problems understanding him. We had a great time thanks to Salvador."


Lake Atitlán, Santiago Village Day Trip by Boat from Panajachel

Lake Atitlán, Santiago Village Day Trip by Boat from Panajachel

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1
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$42.00
From
$42.00
Visit the traditional village of Santiago Atitlan on a half-day tour from Panajachel. Travel with your guide by public boat to Santiago Atitlan for a walking tour of the village. Learn about the indigenous Mayan culture that remains strong in the region as you explore the vibrant community with your guide. Then soak in sweeping views of Lake Atitlan and its surroundings as you return to Panajachel by boat.
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Lake Atitlan Lower Mayan Trail Hiking Tour from Panajachel

Lake Atitlan Lower Mayan Trail Hiking Tour from Panajachel

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4
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$51.29
From
$51.29
Tread where few tourists ever set foot on this 4-hour hiking tour amidst the stunning scenery and idyllic Mayan villages of the Lower Mayan Trail. Trace the same paths followed by the ancient Kaqchikel Mayans for centuries, passing by coffee and corn fields and the rugged, volcano-laden shoreline of Lake Atitlan. As you go, you’ll also immerse yourself in Mayan village life during stops in the hamlets of Tzununa, Jaibalito and Santa Cruz. This hiking trip also includes round-trip hotel transport from Panjachel.
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Stand Up Paddle Board or Kayak and Extreme Zipline Adventure from Panajachel

Stand Up Paddle Board or Kayak and Extreme Zipline Adventure from Panajachel

  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$107.70
From
$107.70
One of the most beautiful locations in all of Guatemala, Lake Atitlan is best explored outdoors. Start your day with a kayak or paddle board tour around the lake before hiking to a ziplining location on the lake’s rugged north shore. Choose from a scenic or extreme adventure as you soar past vistas of the lake, waterfalls, and volcanoes, completing your tour at the Nature Reserve.
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Mayan Home Stay San Jorge

Mayan Home Stay San Jorge

  • 15 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$22.00
From
$22.00
Immerse yourself in traditional Mayan culture during an overnight homestay near Panajachel. The 15-hour experience is a great way to help support local communities in Guatemala. Your hosts, who are part of the Kakchiquel group, are happy to show you around the village and introduce you to their customs. In addition to one night of accommodation, you also enjoy a traditional breakfast and dinner prepared by your host mother.
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sunset tour

sunset tour

  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$41.03
From
$41.03
This tour starts in Panajachel where we pick up the people who are staying at the hotels in Panajachel and on the way to Santa Catarina. We also pick up at the Tzanjuyu dock. The tour starts in Panajachel where we will tour the museum of photographs, then we will go to the villages of Santa catarian to visit the colonial church, cultural center where we will learn the history of the town history of traditional costumes, then we will continue to santa catarina palopo to learn about the manufacture of ceramics, crafts made by people, view of the vegetable market, then If we find ourselves on a sunny day we will have the best sunsets of the lake with the fall of the sun on the volcanoes
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Private boat tour to San Juan and Santiago

Private boat tour to San Juan and Santiago

  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$75.00
From
$75.00
This is a community tour that starts from Panajachel we will take a private boat that will take us to the first town where you will meet women weavers that the guide will explain the whole process from cotton to clothing using natural plants to obtain different natural colors, then the guide will take you to a chocolate factory where you will be able to taste and see the elaboration of various products made from cocoa to chocolate and to continue learning with the local people you will visit a group of women who work with plants to treat different types of diseases Also on the tour you visit the vegetable market, colonial churches, parks among others. This tour is conducted by people from the community who speak Spanish, English and Mayan
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Get to know San Marcos, San Pablo, San Juan and San Pedro by bicycle
Este es un recorrido que empieza desde Panajachel donde en nuestra oficina iremos al embarcador para tomar un bote publico que nos llevará al pueblo de tzununa de ahí empieza nuestra aventura en bicicleta visitando los pueblos de tzununa, San Marcos, San Pablo, San Juan y San Pedro, en el recorrido en bicicleta se harán paradas donde usted podrá apreciar vistas panorámicas, también se visita a mujeres tejedoras, plantas medicinales, iglesia coloniales, y plantaciones de café. El recorrido tiene un total de 7 millas por lo que el recorrido en bicicleta tiene una duración de 2 a 3 horas aproximadamente, el camino que inicia con tierra por aproximadamente 3 millas después con camino pavimentada, también hay subidas y bajadas de pequeños cerros por lo que se recomienda tener buena condición.
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Biking tour through the towns of Santa Catarina and San Antonio

Biking tour through the towns of Santa Catarina and San Antonio

  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$46.16
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$46.16
This is a 16-kilometer bike ride where you will encounter ups and downs in one, along the way. Our guide will make stops at points or in viewpoints so that they can enjoy the lake at different points. The towns that are visited are Santa Catalina and San Antonio in these towns will also stop at different points to visit women weavers, colonial churches, factory Ceramic
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Bicycle Tour Around Lake Atitlan with Weaving Coops and Coffee Plantations
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$98.95
Once famously described as "too much of a good thing," Lake Atitlan's stunning beauty and broad diversity of towns can make it difficult for visitors to decide how best to see its attractions. This tour lets you see it all while connecting with the landscape and the local people in ways that few visitors get to do. After taking a boat from Panajachel to the small Mayan village of Tzununa, hop on a bike for a ride through the countryside, stopping to visit weaving cooperatives, coffee plantations, art galleries, and some of the best viewpoints on the Lake.
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2-Day Takalik Abaj: Mayan and Olmec Archaeological Site from Panajachel

2-Day Takalik Abaj: Mayan and Olmec Archaeological Site from Panajachel

  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$335.00
From
$335.00
Step back in time to explore the ancient Olmec and Maya cultures during this 2-day, 1-night visit to the archaeological site of Takalik Abaj. Wander the through the site’s Mayan tomb, as well as its wondrous collection of Olmec-style sculpture, Maya hieroglyphics and a sophisticated water drainage system. As you explore, you’ll learn about the history and key building periods of these two unique cultures from your guide. Your trip to Takalik Abaj also includes overnight accommodation, site entrance fees and round-trip hotel transport from Panjachel.
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Day of the Dead Giant Kite Festival Cultural Experience

Day of the Dead Giant Kite Festival Cultural Experience

  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$35.25
From
$35.25
With their costumes, music, and parades, Day of the Dead celebrations are some of the most iconic in Latin America. Take part in the cultural tradition of giant kites on this Day of the Dead festival tour from Sumpango, which shares with you the history of the holiday and teaches you about the kite making ritual. This tour presents a rare opportunity to learn directly from a local guide about a unique regional custom.
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