Cultural & Theme Tours

Lake Atitlan: Mayan Ceremony at the Sacred Caves

Experience an ancient Mayan custom at a fire cleansing and protection ceremony at the Sacred Caves of Lake Atitlan. Immerse yourself in the mysticism of a holy place, and learn why the highland tribes travel for hours to connect with the spirits. Your guide will explain why the ceremonies are performed, and teach you about the ritual and unique meanings of the Mayan calendar.
2 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

San Pedro Volcano Hiking Tour from Panajachel in Guatemala

This San Pedro Volcano hike is the perfect adventure tour. See old growth cloud forest and exotic birds as you climb to the top of the volcano on this 9-hour tour. From the top, you get unparallelled views of Lake Atitlan, and on some days you can see to the Pacific Ocean. This is a great package if you like nature, like to hike and want adventure. Small-group or private.
9 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Indian Nose Hiking Adventure

One of the most visited and hiked mountain on shore Atitlan Lake. From that point it's possible to watch the sunrise and the volcanic chain of Guatemala. This mountain is also known as The Mayan Face.
7 hours
Outdoor Activities

Hike Around Lake Atitlan

Join this half-day tour and get ready to hike around one of the best places of Lake Atitlán.You can see the locals people working on their corn field, coffee and much more plantations.This is a good opportunity to visit some Mayan villages like Jaibalito, Tzununná and San Marcos.
5 hours
Outdoor Activities

Kayak and Hike Adventure Tour from Panajachel in Guatemala

Get ready for the adventure with this combined tour that includes kayaking and hiking to the rugged north shore of Lake Atitlan. Explore ancient Mayan paths on an adventure tour from Santa Cruz La Laguna. Discover Mayan villages in the jungles of Guatemala, and see the villagers tending their coffee crops, and more. You will have the option of cliff jump, only if you dare!This section of Lake Atitlan has barely been touched by the outside world, enjoy breathtaking views of Lake Atitlan and the surrounding volcanoes.
6 hours
Food, Wine & Nightlife

Maya Cooking Class from Panajachel

Experience the flavors of Guatemala during a cooking lesson at the Lake Atitlan Maya Kitchen. Learn how Mayan culture and Spanish colonial influences blended in perfect harmony through food. Enjoy what you've prepared afterwards!Great for those who love to cook, fine dining, gourmet food, cultural sharing, experiential travel.
4 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

Lake Atitlan: Santa Catarina and San Antonio Maya Tour from Panajachel

Discover the Mayan villages of Santa Catarina and San Antonio on a flexible day tour package from Panajachel. Learn about the local culture, visit weaving cooperatives and see the vibrant blues, purples, and reds woven into traditional designs. Meet local families. Take part in unique rituals, including a Mayan Protection Fire Ceremony. Go to local craft cooperatives and galleries, local ceramic studio, historic churches, and more. Private tour.
6 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

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

Takalik Abaj has both Olmec and Maya features, and flourished from the 9th century BC to the 10th century AD. It is one of the largest sites with sculptured monuments on the Pacific coastal plain, and one of the greatest concentrations of Olmec-style sculpture. The site includes a Maya royal tomb and examples of Maya hieroglyphic inscriptions that are among the earliest from the Maya region. The site features a sophisticated water drainage system and a wealth of sculptured monuments. Overnight accommodations are near the site.
2 days
Outdoor Activities

Indian Nose Peak and Lake Atitlan Sunrise Tour from Panajachel

Enjoy the most magnificent view of Lake Atitlan, whether it be sunrise or mid-day. Over 4000 feet above Lake Atitlan you will see the entire lake and have views of seven volcanoes.  Easy hike from the trail head to summit, the drive through the highlands and cloud forest are worth the trip alone. Add on a trip to the Sacred Hunters Cave as an extra bonus. Learn about the history of this cave and why it has become a sacred symbol for the hunters.
6 hours