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Comalapa & Atitlan Lake - 2 days

  • Tour Description

    The spellbinding Lake Atitlan is a must-see when you’re in Guatemala. The lake is ringed by a series of villages, each with its own characteristics. Party in San Pedro La Laguna, hang out with the hippies in San Marcos, or visit Maximon in Santiago and the textile cooperatives in San Juan.

    On the way to Panajachel, visit the market at San Juan Comalapa are Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays when the market is in full swing and local people gather in the town center in a hive of hustle and bustle to buy and sell items including flowers, vegetables, fruit, household goods and clothes.

    Details:
    Start/End: Guatemala City or Antigua Guatemala
    Trip type: Private tour
    Pick up: 9:00 am at your hotel
    Drop-off: approximately 7:00 pm and 8:30 pm final day
    Brief itinerary:
    Day Highlights Overnight
    Day 1 Comalapa – Lake Atitlan Posada Don Rodrigo Atitlán
    Day 2 Boat tour Atitlan– Guatemala or Antigua

    Package Includes:

    Meet and Greet at your hotel
    Private transfers
    1 Night lodging at Atitlan
    1 breakfast included
    English guide
    Boat tour for Santiago and San Juan Atitlan

    Does not Includes:

    Meals and beverages
    Gratuities to guides, drivers
    Telephone calls and items of a personal nature
    Travel insurance
  • Itinerary

    Day 1, Comalapa – Lake Atitlan L

    Pick up: 9:00 am at your hotel.

    Today you will visit San Juan Comalapa is famous in Guatemala for its painters, musicians, and their artwork, especially the primitive folk paintings. Household galleries are spread throughout the town and local artists will open their doors and display their colorful artwork for the visitors to see.

    Tuesday and Thursday, you can see the market day. Then you will be transferred to Panajachel.

    • Duration 7 horas
    • Meals Plan none
    • Accommodations Posada de Don Rodrigo Atitlan / Porta del Lago

    Day 2, Atitlan boat tour – Guate o Antigua Guatemala B

    Today enjoy the beauty of Lake Atitlan and the cultural richness that surrounds it. Pick you up at your hotel then where you'll board a private boat. First visit San Juan La Laguna famous for its hand-dyed textiles and tranquil atmosphere. Its streets are often lined with handicraft vendors or farmers drying corn in the sun. Then continue to Santiago their non-touristy visit to the Maya God – Maximon 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.

    14:00 pm transfer to Guatemala City or Antigua Guatemala.
    End Services.
    • Meals Plan: breakfast included

    B Breakfast, L Lunch, D Dinner.

  • Notes

    Quick Facts

    Starting: Flores
    Duration: Full day
    Operating: Daily
    Departure Time: 8:00 am
    Meeting Point: Airport Mundo Maya / Hotel
    Return to Flores: 4:30 – 5:00 pm

    What to bring?

    Petén is quite hot most of the year.
    Light clothing and comfortable footwear.
    BIODEGRADABLE sunscreen and mosquito repellent.
    Sunglasses, hat
    Raingear (June to Nov).
    Raincoat Extra cash (tips, shopping)

    Cancellation Policy

    Cancellations made 72 hrs. before = 80% refund.
    Cancellations made 48 hrs. before = 50% refund.
    Cancellations made less than 24 hrs. before = no refund. “No Show”