Lake Atitlan day trip from Antigua

Full day tour from Antigua!

Raise early in the morning for a fantastic day trip to Atitlan


Golden-olive WoodpeckerOur day trip from Antigua, leaves at 7:00am on a private basis and at 5:00am on a semi-private tour. The ride takes around 2.5hrs. from Antigua to Lake Atitlan. Our driver always makes a short break to use the fascilities (on private tour only) in semi-private it varies as we use several reliable transportation providers.

On this tour you will get a complete understanding of Lake Atitlan's way of life, culture, food, and more. San Juan and Santiago Atitlan are two Mayan villages on the west and southern shore of Lake Atitlan. The tour included a visit to the Mayan God of Maximon, weaving demonstration at the weavers cooperative in San Juan. Photograph authentic and colorful market, colorful murals and even a fresh cup of Atitlan coffee. Maybe and espresso!

What is included?

  • Fun and Experienced Bilingual Guide 
  • Transportation to and from your hotel
  • Local boat transpor & Jackets
  • Admission fees

Keeping you safe during COVID-19

What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Regular temperature checks for staff


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