LAKE ATITLAN BOAT
FULL DAY TOUR
If you are looking to visit Lake Atitlan for one day this is a great option since you are visiting Panajachel and Santiago de Atitltan in a boat. You will have plenty of time to enjoy one of the most beautiful lake in the world. Atitlan owes its grandeur to its enormous size and spectacular, volcanic setting. Lake Atitlan was formed when a volcanic caldera depleted of its magma. Three stately volcanoes, Atitlan, Toliman and San Pedro rise gracefully from its southern shore, their perfect cones reflected in the azure mirror of the lake. Weaving made and worn by the Maya-Tzutujil and Cakchiquel women who live around the lake and many of the men also wear traditional, hand-woven clothing.
Transfer to the Maya town of Panajachel. During the drive we will make a brief stop in Katok, a very famous restaurant where you can have a hot chocolate or a nice cup of coffee. Upon arrival to Panajachel we will take a private boat to cross Lake Atitlan and visit the Tzutuhil Village of Santiago de Atitlan. In this village you will visit the confraternity of the local saint named Maximon or Ri Laj Mam, visited by different people of different ethnicities who come to ask health and prosperity in their lives. Transfer back to Panajachel by boat. We will Visit to the Santander Street of Panajachel and handycraft market of this town.