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San Pedro Volcano Hiking Tour from Panajachel in Guatemala

Meet your guide at your hotel in Panajachel or at the travel office. If you are not staying in Panjachel, meet your guide at the boat dock in San Pedro. Travel by boat across Lake Atitlan enjoying views of Santa Cruz, Jaibalito, Tzununa, San Marcos, and San Pablo. Upon arriving in San Pedro, travel to the trail-head 1,000 feet above Lake Atitlan's shores. Check in at the visitor center, and start you hike up the 9,900 foot summit. The volcano has an altitude of 3,020 meters or 9,900 feet above sea level, with spectacular views of Lake Atitlan. San Pedro volcano is the most accessible volcano to climb near Lake Atitlan. Created 65,000 years ago, this volcano is geologically very young. It takes approximately 3.5-hours to climb to the top and 2.5-hours to come down.  Upon reaching the summit, enjoy a picnic box lunch (included in the package). Rest and enjoy the views before heading down to the base. Back at the San Pedro village, board the boat for your return ride home.

$199 Multi-day & Extended Tours

2-Day Kayak and Hike Adventure Package from Antigua

Day 1: Kayak and Hike on Beautiful Lake AtitlanDeparting from Antigua at 8am for a 2-hour drive to Lake Atitlan. The shuttle will take you to Panajachel, the gateway to Lake Atitlan. The road ends in Pana as you prepare for a boat transfer to Santa Cruz la Laguna and the Adventure Center. The north shore of Lake Atitlan has no road access, so all travel is by boat.Your first day of paddling departs from the beachfront staging area. Start the day with a special blend of coffee and a light breakfast and begin your first leg of the excursion. This section of the lake’s shoreline has dramatic scenery, passing the villages of El Jaibalito and Tzununa. You paddle along rugged cliff faces filled with exotic plant and bird life. You will have many up close encounters with Mayan men who fish from hand hewn cayukas as they have for centuries. You will feel privileged to share the lake with these proud fishermen who make Lake Atitlan so unique. Take the opportunity to climb a cliff and jump into the crystal clear waters, or just enjoy a swim and sun. Pull into the bay and village of San Marcos and enjoy this unique paradise. You will have free time to explore before gearing up for the next leg of the adventure. The north shore of Lake Atitlan has no true road access, so you will be hiking along ancient paths that have been used by the Maya for centuries. You will view villagers going about their daily life, encounter farmers tending their corn and coffee fields, and see some of the most magnificent scenery in the world. This rugged and remote section of Lake Atitlan has barely been touched by the outside world. The hike takes you several hundred feet above the ever-changing waters of Atitlan for breathtaking views of the famous volcanoes. End the hike in Santa Cruz la Laguna where you can put your feet up with a cocktail at the lake's shore, watching the sun go down. La Iguana Perdida Hostel is a short 10-minute walk from our Adventure Center, and provides the accommodations. Day 2: Kayak and Hike on Beautiful Lake Atitlan Your second day includes even more choices and levels of activity. Start the day with a kayak paddle to explore another section of shore line. Hike up the secluded Pumpatin Canyon and see a much different tropical eco-system. The trail follows the Pumpatin River along cascading waterfalls, coffee fields, and very exotic plant and bird life. This canyon is rarely seen by outsiders, and we consider it to be our secret garden paradise. Return to our Adventure Center approximately 3 hours later, have lunch, and prepare for departure. We will be start heading back to Antigua at 4pm. The journey will be approximately 2-hour drive.

$55 Outdoor Activities

Kayak and Hike Adventure Tour from Panajachel in Guatemala

Chose from full-day or half-day adventure tour package, both combining kayaking and hiking. Your tour begins in Panajachel where you transfer by boat to the remote village of Santa Cruz La Laguna. The village and lake shore are only accessable by boat, and feels as though you travel back in time to another era. Exit the boat at our exclusive adventure center and gear up to get in the water. Our qualified kayak instructors will size you up for the proper kayak and PFD gear. We have children's single kayaks and large double and triple seater kayaks especially for families. All the guides are experienced kayak teachers, and can show you basic paddling techniques. Once everyone is ready to go, paddle to one of our special cliff jumping areas. We have two areas for swimming and cliff jumping, and we will select the one most appropriate for your family. Either area has short jumps of 2 - 3 feet, and longer jumps up to 30 feet. All jumping areas are in deep landing water that has been tested by our guides. But if you prefer only to paddle, don't worry! We can skip the cliff jumping for you.If you choose the Full Day Tour, continue paddling along the rugged and remote north shore of Lake Atitlan, followed by a hike back through the Mayan villages of San Marcos, Tzununa, and El Jaibalito. You will paddle for about 2-hour along the lake-shore, heading past the Mayan settlements of El Jaibalito and Tzununa en route to San Marcos. Encounter Mayan men fishing from hand-hewn boats known as “cayukas,” just as they have done for centuries. Gaze at the rugged rocks that provide home to exotic plant and bird life. You will even have the opportunity to jump into the crystal clear waters from the cliff tops. Pull into the Bay of San Marcos to gear up for the 2nd part of your adventure. The north shore of Lake Atitlan has no road access, so you will be hiking paths that have been used by the Mayans for centuries. See villagers tending their maize and coffee crops en route.If you choose the Half Day Tour, you will return to our adventure center, followed by a 1-hour hike through the Pumpatin Canyon. This section of Lake Atitlan has barely been touched by the outside world, and from your privileged position several hundred feet above the ever changing waters of Atitlan, enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding volcanoes.

$35.99 Transfers & Ground Transport

Shared Departure Transfer: Panajachel Hotels to Guatemala City Airport

After you have enjoyed your stay at Panajachel and you are ready to go back home, this economical, shared-ride, door-to-door transportation service will pick you up from your hotel in Panajachel and will take you to Guatemala City's La Aurora International Airport (GUA). Taxi transfers from Santa Catarina and San Antonio are available. Boat transfers from Santa Cruz, San Marcos, San Pedro, Tzununa, Jaibalito.Transfer services are available 24 hours, seven days a week.

$18.99 Transfers & Ground Transport

Ground Transfer: Antigua Hotel to Panajachel

For a hassle-free Antigua transfer, book this economical, shared-ride, door-to-door transportation service from your hotel in Antigua to your hotel in Panajachel. This easy and efficient transfer picks you up curbside at your hotel and takes you directly to your Panajachel hotel. Enjoy Lake Atitlan the easy way.Taxi service available for hotels in Santa Catarina and San Antonio. Boat transfers available for hotels in Santa Cruz, San Marcos, San Pedro, Tzununa, Jaibalito.Transfer services are available 24 hours, seven days a week.

$98.95 Walking & Biking Tours

Bicycle Tour Around Lake Atitlan with Weaving Coops and More

Start point for the mountain bike tour is Panajachel, take a boat ride when the waters are calm, bike with a guide along trails through coffee plantations, local farms and corn and vegetable family plantations, meeting Cackchikel and Tzutujiles and Mayan inhabitants, observing their everyday work, making crafts and farming their land with ancient techniques that today remainGet fitted for your bike and helmet, then board the boat to Tzununa, one of the most remote Mayan villages.  Mount your bike for a ride through San Marcos, San Pablo, San Juan, and San Pedro.  Starting with 5 kilometers of dirt road to San Marcos, and then a paved road to San Pablo, a stop at the Crystalline Beach to swim or enjoy the view. You will then continue to San Juan for optional visits to weaving cooperatives, coffee plantations, and art galleries.  You will finish in San Pedro. From there, you will head back to Panajachel by boat. The trip consists of 5 hours, 4 hours of cycling and one hour by boat round trip.