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Santiago Lake Atitlan Tour

Santiago Lake Atitlan Tour, adventure awaits you in Lake Atitlan Guatemala. “Grow Your Own Cure” invites you to discover Santiago Lake Atitlan Guatemalan located in the highlands of the Sierra Madre mountain range and discover more about traditional Mayan culture.

Lake Atitlan is surrounded by many villages in which Maya culture is still prevalent and traditional dress is worn. Tucked in a beautiful bay along the southern shore of Lake Atitlan between two majestic volcanoes—Toliman and San Pedro—Santiago is the largest village on the Lake and home of the Tzutujil, the indigenous people of Santiago Atitlan. Among the uniqueness of Santiago is that it is noted for its worship of Maximon, a folk saint venerated in various forms by Maya people.

Santiago Lake Atitlan Tour

Few places in the world offer visitors the serene feeling of wonder and amazement mixed with cultural connection and history that Santiago Lake Atitlan does. With such a rich history, Santiago has a variety of sights to see.

Highlights of this 1-day Santiago Lake Atitlan Tour includes the large open air sprawling market, the colonial Catholic church which dates back as far as 1571, Maximon, Cojolya Weaving Center and Museum founded by the Cojolya Association of Maya Women Weavers, visiting and meeting with local artisans, and learning about the Mayan culture.

This Santiago Lake Atitlan Tour surrounds you with the local culture, and really lets you see, smell, hear, and get a feel for life in an indigenous Mayan village.

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Grow Your Own Cure believes that well-being is not just about physical health, it is about finding balance in body, spirit, and mind.

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.” — Saint Augustine

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Santiago Lake Atitlan Tour

TRIP DURATION: roughly 7-8 hours



TRIP DETAILS: (2 person minimum)

WHAT TO BRING: Bring camera, water, snacks, sun protection (hat, shades, sunscreen), good walking shoes or sneakers are recommended (no flip-flops), and be prepared to have an incredible adventure!

Must see/do at this place:

Santiago is the largest of the lakeside village along the shores of Lake Atitlan, and it is noted for its worship of MaximĂłn.

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27 Nov 2015

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