Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

Discover Guatemala | 6-Day Guatemala Escorted Tour


Immerse yourself in the history, culture, and natural beauty of Guatemala on this 6-day guided tour of Antigua Guatemala, Chichicastenango, Lake Atitlán, including the towns of Panajachel and San Juan La Laguna, and Guatemala City. See Spanish colonial architecture in a UNESCO World Heritage Site, browse the largest indigenous market in the region, cruise one of the most alluring lakes on the planet while experiencing Mayan culture, and explore the capital. Itinerary below is for 2024 departures.

Discover Guatemala Escorted Tours

Antigua City Tour, Guatemala
Lake Atitlán, Guatemala
Guatemala City

Day One - Guatemala City Arrival

Meet your guide at La Aurora International Airport in Guatemala City. After picking up your luggage and clearing customs, you will be transferred to the colonial city of Antigua Guatemala.

Overnight in Antigua Guatemala
Includes: Tour guide, transportation, airport meet and greet.

Antigua Cam Santa Catalina Arch, Guatemala

Day Two - Antigua Guatemala Walking Tour

Join your guide in the main plaza for an informative walk through this historic city. Visit Spanish colonial structures, iconic La Merced church, monuments, and the Casa Santo Domingo Museum, while learning about the history of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Overnight in Antigua Guatemala
Includes: Lunch, tour guide, and excursion and entrance fees.

View from dock of Lake Atitlán

Day Three - Experience Chichicastenango and Panajachel

Upon arrival in Chichicastenango, with your guide explore the largest indigenous market in the region. Afterwards, visit the venerated Church of Santo Tomás. In the afternoon, transfer to Panajachel on the shores of awe-inspiring Lake Atitlán.

Overnight in Panajachel
Includes: Lunch, transportation, and tour guide.

View of Lake Atitlán

Day Four - Enjoy Lake Atitlán

Walk to the pier in Panajachel with your guide and take the boat to the village of San Juan La Laguna. Here you will have a guided visit to the cooperative community of women weavers who still practice ancient weaving techniques. Before returning to Panajachel, visit the galleries of local artists and enjoy an authentic culinary experience as you have lunch with a local family.

Overnight in Panajachel
Includes: Lunch, private boat ride, tuk-tuk ride in San Juan La Laguna, and tour guide.

Guatemala City

Day Five - Transfer to Guatemala City

Back in the capital city, discover Guatemala’s history via sightseeing in the Centro Histórico. Stops include the National Palace, Metropolitan Cathedral, Miraflores Museum, and Mapa en Relieve, a massive 3D replica of Guatemala’s terrain.

Overnight in Guatemala City
Includes: Lunch, transportation, tour guide, and entrance fees.

Guatemala City

Day Six - Transfer Out

Transfer from your hotel to La Aurora International Airport.
Includes: Transportation and tour guide.


Included in Escorted Tours:

  • Accommodations
  • English-speaking guide throughout
  • Private transportation with a Spanish-speaking driver throughout
  • Private boat ride on Lake Atitlán
  • Tuk-tuk ride in San Juan La Laguna
  • Fees for all excursions and entrances
  • Lunch on days 2-5
  • Snack and bottle of water for land transfers
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