2 day Chichicastenango Market & Lake Atitlan from Guatemala City

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Authenticity of the mayan culture combined with a symphony of colors coming of the typical dress of Chichicastenango
Learn the ancient Indian Rituals at Santo Tomas Church
Atitlan lake considered as one of the Wonders of the world
Views of Lake Atitlan and the towns surrounding in Panajachel
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary

Day 1: Chicastenango

Stop At: Chichicastenango, Guatemala
First Day we are going to visit the alive highland of Guatemala, visiting the Colorful Market of Chichicastenango ( Thursday & Sunday), is well known for its famous market days on Thursdays and Sundays where vendors sell handicrafts, food, flowers, pottery, wooden boxes, condiments, medicinal plants, candles, pom and copal (traditional incense), cal (lime stones for preparing tortillas), grindstones, pigs and chickens, machetes, and other tools. And the next Day we visit Lake Atitlan recognized to be the deepest lake in Central America

DAY 1 Chichicastenango Tour (Thursday and Sunday)
Breakfast. Departure from your hotel in Guatemala City to Chichicastenango at 6:30 am, where you will see the most colorful and picturesque outdoor market in Guatemala, where every Thursday and Sunday locals from the region, gather to buy and sell fruits, vegetables, flowers, grains, animals, textiles and handicrafts. Relevant is the visit...
Itinerary

Day 1: Chicastenango

Stop At: Chichicastenango, Guatemala
First Day we are going to visit the alive highland of Guatemala, visiting the Colorful Market of Chichicastenango ( Thursday & Sunday), is well known for its famous market days on Thursdays and Sundays where vendors sell handicrafts, food, flowers, pottery, wooden boxes, condiments, medicinal plants, candles, pom and copal (traditional incense), cal (lime stones for preparing tortillas), grindstones, pigs and chickens, machetes, and other tools. And the next Day we visit Lake Atitlan recognized to be the deepest lake in Central America

DAY 1 Chichicastenango Tour (Thursday and Sunday)
Breakfast. Departure from your hotel in Guatemala City to Chichicastenango at 6:30 am, where you will see the most colorful and picturesque outdoor market in Guatemala, where every Thursday and Sunday locals from the region, gather to buy and sell fruits, vegetables, flowers, grains, animals, textiles and handicrafts. Relevant is the visit to the Santo Tomás Church. Time to Lunch (not Included) we continue to Panajachel on Lake Atitlan one of most beautiful place on the world. Lodging: Panajachel (This tour does not include accommodation, please indicate where you will stay at Panajachel)
Duration: 8 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Lake Atitlan Boat tour

Stop At: Lake Atitlan, Lake Atitlan, Solola Department, Western Highlands
Panajachel (This tour does not include accommodation, please indicate where you will stay at Panajachel)

DAY 2 Lake Atitlan Boat Tour
This morning will take a scenic boat ride across Lake Atitlan to the village of Santiago Lake Atitlan is renowned as one of the most beautiful lakes in the world; German explorer Alexander von Humboldt is the earliest prominent foreigner to be quoted as calling it "the most beautiful lake in the world" and Aldous Huxley famously wrote of it: "Lake Como, it seems to me, touches on the limit of permissibly picturesque, but Atitlán is Como with additional embellishments of several immense volcanoes. It really is too much of a good thing." Arrive to the village of Santiago Atitlan the town sits on a bay of Lago Atitlan between two volcanos. Volcan San Pedro rises to 2,846 metres (9,337 ft) west of town; Volcan Toliman rises to 3,144 metres (10,315 ft) southeast of town. Volcan Atitlan, with a summit of 3,516 metres (11,535 ft), is south-southeast of town. Santiago Atitlan is southwest of Panajachel across the lake. to visit the Mayan God Maximon and learn about the spiritualism and beliefs of the T’zutujil Maya.

We learn about the textils, a woman will wrap her head with the long headribbon or cinta that resembles a halo when in place, women backstrap-loom and embroider their lovely huipiles, as well as the pants worn by men.

We will visit the Santiago Apostol Church, was built between 1572 and 1581, and has been restored and reconstructed several times after significant earthquake damage. It has three altarpieces representing the three volcanoes that tower over the village.

We return to Panajachel to take a walk in the Santander Street, Time to Lunch (not Included). At the end transfer to Guatemala City.
Duration: 8 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Important Details

Included
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bilingual Guide
  • Boat tour
Not Included
  • personal expenses
  • beverage and lunch
  • Accommodation
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered

6:30 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
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