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

Panajachel, Guatemala

From USD 72.00

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Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 5 to 6 hours (approx.)
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Immerse yourself in the ancient Mayan heritage and fascinating traditions of Guatemala during this 6-hour day trip to the villages of San Antonio and Santa Catarina. Explore the indigenous artisan traditions of the towns near Lake Atitlan as you tour local textile and craft cooperatives and then visit a ceramics studio. Then participate in Mayan rituals as you learn about the Protection Fire Ceremony and take part in an optional hike along the lake’s edge. Your trip also includes a guide and round-trip hotel transport from Panjachel and Santa Catarina.
  • Visit the Mayan villages of Santa Catarina and San Antonio on this day trip from Panjachel
  • Learn about the villages' ancient artisan traditions at visits to craft and weaving cooperatives
  • Participate in ancient Maya rituals like the Fire Protection Ceremony
  • Join an optional hike along the shores of Lake Atitlan for amazing views of the nearby volcanoes
  • Great trip for those looking for an intimate exploration of life in Guatemala's small villages

What's Included

  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected Panajachel and Santa Catarina hotels only)
  • Alternative meeting location is Xocomil Travel on Calle Embarcadero in Panajachel
  • Round-trip shared transfer starting and ending in Panajchel
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Meeting And Pickup

You can head directly to the meeting point, or request pickup

Meeting point

  • Panajachel
    Panajachel, Panajachel, Lake Atitlan, Solola Department, Western Highlands

Pickup points

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End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.