Antigua, Lake Atitlan

Stroll around the colorful colonial town of Antigua through cobblestone streets, and cute cafes with volcanoes looming in the distance. Marvel at the beautiful Lake Atitlan in Panajachel. Whether you’re into kayaking or hiking or shopping and eating, Guatemala has something for everyone!


Fly in/out of Guatemala City. We will provide a private transfer to/from Antigua. 

Your trip includes  comprehensive travel planning, coordinated extras, personalized attention, language translation, on-site tour operator available 24/7.

Option to extend on either end, reach out to for more info.

Itinerary subject to change based on discretion of trip leader or tour operator, due to weather or other extenuating circumstances.

October 23rd-28th, 2020

  • Welcome Reception
  • 24/7 on-site trip leader
  • 2 nights accommodation in Antigua, 3 nights in Panajachel
  • RT transfer from Guatemala City airport
  • RT transfer to Lake Atitlan
  • Optional 2 hour hike of Volcan Pacaya. ($60)

Up until 60 days before the trip start date, your deposit is fully transferable to another trip or person. If you cancel less than 60 days to the trip start date you will not be able to receive a refund unless you’re able to fill your spot.

Deposit $500

Total $877

*flexible payment options available for balance- to pay monthly or in a few equal installments

Fun Facts About guatemala

21 Dialects

Spanish is the official language and is spoken by 90% of the population. Since the Mayan civilization was first developed by the Maya the language has evolved into 21 dialects that can be heard today on a true Mayan encounter.


By 1880, coffee accounted for 90% of Guatemala’s exports and even today, it’s one of their main exports and sources of income for the country. The coffee has a distinct flavor to it, typically full-bodied and has rich chocolate and cocoa flavors.

Lake Atitlan

Lake Atitlan is the deepest lake in all of Central America with a maximum depth of about 340 meters or 1,120 feet.


Antigua is a UNESCO World Heritage Center. Built 1,500 m above sea-level, in an earthquake-prone region, it was largely destroyed by an earthquake in 1773 but its principal monuments are still preserved as ruins.

Day 1


Welcome Reception! Our driver will greet you at the airport and take you to the hotel where you’ll meet our trip leader and fellow travel buddies.

Day 2


Explore Antigua! Shop for vibrant textiles, wander the lively streets, or enjoy a coffee at a cute cafe.

Optional 2 hour hike of Volcan Pacaya.

Day 3


Travel along the scenic route from Antigua to Panajachel. The drive is two hours long but the views are amazing!

Day 4


Kayak on the lake, shop at a local women’s co-op, or visit a Temescal (a traditional Mayan sauna.) The day is yours to experience Panajachel.

Day 5


Relax by the pool, wander the vibrant streets, or join in on a group activity. The choice is yours on our always flexible itinerary!

Day 6


Travel back to the airport via private transfer. For those leaving later in the day, we can visit a local nearby market to grab any last minute handicrafts.

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