3-Days Of Trekking From Xela To Lake Atitlan - Quetzaltenango

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  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 Days
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  • Departure Details :
    Quetzaltenango (Xela)
  • Return Details :
    San Pedro la Laguna (Lake Atitlan)
  • Cancellation Policy :
    • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    • If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    • If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
    • Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


This hike is one of the most popular and beautiful in the Guatemalan Highlands where you will witness volcanoes, mountains and of course, the beautiful Lake Atitlan.

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During the tour we will pass by a wide variety of exotic flora from every nook and of course its fauna. You will also share some time with local families spending the first and second nights in a local home.
The tour will start from Quetzaltenango Quiche Maya and will end with Maya source lake Tzutujil with a total of 42 kilometers.


Day 1 - Quetzaltenango
Early start at 6:00am. Get ready to leave and go on the banter bus, then 30 minute walk which started in Xecam, Cantel 2,450 (m). For
the first two hours you will climb 3,050 (m) which is the hardest part as it is the highest mountain of the region known as the Altiplano Alaska. Then descend and stay with a local family Komon Noj community. On this day you will travel for 18 kilometers.

Day 2:
Leaving at 6:00am you will try to get to Santa Clara La Laguna early. Here you will stay with a family and share with them the journey. It is 14 km today.

Day 3:
Today is different from previous days as you will get up 4:00 in the morning to see the sunrise at the viewpoint of the Countenance Maya where we will have breakfast with a magnificent panoramic views of the lake and its three towering volcanoes San Pedro, Toliman and Atitlan. On this day you will do a total of 11 kilometers.


2 nights at home-stay

All meals and drinks

Professional guide


Excess luggage charges (where applicable)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

Children must be accompanied by an adult

A minimum of 4 people per booking is required

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Comfortable walking shoes are recommended