Bicycle Tour Around Lake Atitlan with Weaving Coops and Coffee Plantations

Summary

Start point for the mountain bike tour is Panajachel, take a boat ride when the waters are calm, bike with a guide along trails through coffee plantations, local farms and corn and vegetable family plantations, meeting Cackchikel and Tzutujiles and Mayan inhabitants, observing their everyday work, making crafts and farming their land with ancient techniques that today remain Get fitted for your bike and helmet, then board the boat to Tzununa, one of the most remote Mayan villages.  Mount your bike for a ride through San Marcos, San Pablo, San Juan, and San Pedro.  Starting with 5 kilometers of dirt road to San Marcos, and then a paved road to San Pablo, a stop at the Crystalline Beach to swim or enjoy the view. You will then continue to San Juan for optional visits to weaving cooperatives, coffee plantations, and art galleries.  You will finish in San Pedro. From there, you will head back to Panajachel by boat. The trip consists of 5 hours, 4 hours of cycling and one hour by boat round trip.

Tour info

Duration
6 hours
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Meeting Point
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Why take this tour?

This is an easy bike ride which is very scenic and perfect for families, beginners, and intermediate riders.  It includes boat rides to see Lake Atitlan from all perspectives.  Ride through unique Mayan villages and countryside, visit weaving cooperatives, coffee plantations, art galleries, or just enjoy the nature.

What’s included?

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected Panajachel hotels only)

  • Bike tour includes mountain bike and helmet

  • All activities are lead by a professional guide

  • Food and drinks

  • Gratuities

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Before you book

  • Duration: 6h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

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Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Operated by:

Los Elementos Adventure Center

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About operator:

Your base camp for exploring Lake Atitlan Guatemala. Choose from kayak excursions, hiking the mountains surrounding the lake, or by private tour boat. You can find an adventure that suits your interest and level of activity. We are family friendly and ready to help you have a unique holiday experience.We specialize in offering experiences that will let you learn about the Mayan culture and meet many of the locals whom we have come to know. The Mayan people are very proud of their cultural past and they enjoying sharing their efforts to keep it alive and strong today. We can also help arrange a custom itinerary for all or part of your Guatemalan travels.We have started Los Elementos Adventure Center and Day Spay and Kayak Guatemala as a way of creating jobs for locals and supporting our non-profit Amigos de Santa Cruz. One of the big challenges of life in Guatemala is to improve the lives of the local people. Amigos de Santa Cruz is focused on improving the education and nutrition of the Mayan. We also support Mayan Medical Aid, which focus' on providing medical aid. Any tour or excursion you arrange will help support these non-profit organizations. Concierge service and all inclusive packages are our specialty. Custom and taylor made tours to your specific interests.

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