Lake Atitlán 5-Hour Kayaking & Trekking from Panajachel

Lake Atitlán 5-Hour Kayaking & Trekking from Panajachel

From $125 per person

Spend time on Lake Atitlán as you go kayaking and hiking on a half-day tour from Panajachel. Admire the view over the hills and the water from Mirador Mendez, then hike to Santa Catarina Palopó. Kayak on the lake, then enjoy a traditional Mayan lunch.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 5 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Take in the astounding view from your spot at Mirador Mendez
  • Hike to the indigenous village of Santa Catarina Palopo
  • Go kayaking on Lake Atitlán, the deepest lake in Central America
  • Eat a traditional lunch with a Mayan family
Full description
Enjoy a half-day on Lake Atitlán as you spend time trekking, kayaking, and familiarizing yourself with the surrounding nature and culture. Your day begins with pick-up from Panajachel and transfer to a viewpoint called Mirador Mendez. Here you will have a fun and easy walk downhill for 2 hours until you reach the Mayan community of Santa Catarina Palopó. Continue on to the lake, where you will go kayaking for 1 hour, arriving at Panajachel Beach. Your trip also includes a traditional lunch with a Mayan family, where you can find out more about the indigenous lifestyle of the people, before returning to your hotel.
  • Shared Boat
  • Entrances fees
  • Souvenirs
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions

Customers must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • Customers must bring their own headphones
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
  • Water

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Smoking
  • Open-toed shoes

Know before you go

  • What to bring:
  • Water clothes
  • Sunblock
  • Camera
  • Hat
  • Good shoes
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
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Product ID: 28825