Off the Beaten Path
Travel to Lake Atitlan and choose your options. High impact activities for those who are physically active or low impact activities for those who want to enjoy Lake Atitlan on their own terms! Families may mix and match. Kids can cliff jump and rock climb while the parent watch.
Travel from one end of the lake to the other, or choose one or two areas that are most interesting to you.
Your day begins in Antigua with a hotel pick up. Travel through Guatemala’s exotic Western Highlands to the caldera Lake Atitlan. Arrive at the gateway to Lake Atitlan, Panajachel. Here you will meet your adventure guide for the day. Travel will be by boat while you are at Lake Atitlan.
Choose from many options that include kayaking, hiking, cliff jumping or rock climbing. In addition to the adventure, you can choose to visit one or more of the interesting Mayan villages surrounding Lake Atitlan:
Santa Cruz – Small village with no roads and feels very exotic. Explore hiking trails, kayaking, rock climbing, finding hidden waterfalls.
Jaibalito – Smallest village with a population of 500 Kachekel Mayan. Famous for Club Ven Aca and Han’s Posado Jaibalito.
Tzununa – No tourism in this isolated village. See an authentic village untouched by tourism. Home to Atitlan Organics. Visit the organic food forest.
San Marcos – New age energy center as claimed by visitors young and old. Attractions range from Las Piramides meditation center, a Tai-Chi temple, and birthplace of the Eco-Brick recycling movement.
San Juan – Artesano village of painters, weavers, medicinal plant healers, and the cleanest village on the lake. Reverting to its traditional Mayan name of the village Xe Kuku Abaj.
Full day adventure package; $98 per person.
Includes r/t ground transportation from Antigua and all activities. Meals and beverages not included.