Description

Collective boat tour lake Atitlan

Description: Familiarize yourself with the culture of the colorful villages around Lake Atitlan and learn about their textiles, art and history! We start our tour in San Marcos la Laguna, a tranquil village where we will appreciate its nature, its silence and the singing of countless birds. The second stop will be in San Juan la Laguna, a place known for its bright-colored textiles and its exquisite art. We will learn about their natural dyeing process and the way they use their loom, and after a quick tutorial you will even be able to try it yourself. We then continue to San Pedro la Laguna where we will visit its bustling local market and its church, and taste a freshly harvested coffee. We finish the tour with Santiago Atitlan, which is the biggest town of Atitlan’s area. We will learn about the history of the their indigenous clothing such as the “tocoyal”, pay a visit to the historic church, and we will visit the market were we can appreciate the colors of the local costumes. Of course we won’t leave Santiago Atitlán without paying a visit to Maximón, a local Mayan Saint who nowadays is known by people from all over the world and frequently visited for rituals. At the end of the afternoon we return to Panajachel. ASK FOR PRIVATE BOAT TOUR AND PRIVATE TOUR / SPECIAL GROUP PRICES
 
INFORMATION:
 
Availability:
Every day.
 
Departure times:
08:15 Hrs / 09:15 Hrs
 
Duration:
6 hours or 7 hours
 
Pick up and drop off:
Hotels in Panajachel
 
Price:
65 USD p.p. minimum 2 people
 
Included:
Boat transportation and bilingual guide
 
What to bring:
sun cream, hat, rain jacket (may to november)