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Lake Atitlan Travel Guide

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Lake Atitlan Tours Provides First Class Tour Services for Travelers to the Highlands of Guatemala. Lake Atitlan Tours Invites You to Discover and Experience the Cultural, Historical, and Natural Wonders of Lake Atitlan Guatemala for a Truly Magical...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Santa Catarina Palopo 70110, Guatemala
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+502 4467 9981
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Reviewed May 12, 2018

Both days were excellent and are worthy of a 5* review. I am glad to see they are so highly ranked because they do bring quality to the tours they run. Jim only speaks English, while Henry (see website) is fluent in English/Spanish and seemingly...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Christopher V
Antigua G, Public Relations Manager at Lake Atitlan Travel Guide, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Hi, Yes some day I will master Spanish, hard when I spend my days replying to reviews. Thank you again and so glad you enjoyed our time together. I know Henry is by far more entertaining. Jim

Reviewed April 7, 2018

We are a family of four with a 9 and 7 year old and spent 2 very full days with Jim on the Village Boat Tour and the Upper Rim Hike. The two trips covered different parts of the lake and provided good contrast to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Antigua G, Owner at Lake Atitlan Travel Guide, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2018

Yes Ice Cream always helps with a 9 and 7 year old. Thank you for the time we spent together. Jim

Reviewed March 25, 2018

Tour guide and owner Jim took our group of 7 around Lake Atitlan for several days. He was very knowledgable and organized a great couple of days. Our first day we spent time in San Juan and was able to see the local artisans and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Antigua G, Owner at Lake Atitlan Travel Guide, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2018

Keep up your great work with helping other around the world. It was my pleasure to show you our little part of the world. Jim

Reviewed February 15, 2018

Jim guided us for two days, both of them great. On day one, we visited several Mayan villages around Atitlan. Jim is well-known and liked by the Mayan villagers and we visited artists and shops and had lunch in one of his Mayan friends homes....More

Date of experience: January 2018
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K L, Owner at Lake Atitlan Travel Guide, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2018

Thank you very much for such a kind review. As you discovered it is the most amazing culture and we absolutely love our Lake Atitlan family…we feel so fortunate to call Lake Atitlan home. The best takeaways from travel are the experiences you get from...More

Reviewed January 24, 2018

Jim and Kara were great. They walked me through the process of get to the lake from Antigua, then took on wonderful boat trips on Lake Atitlan. Jim, an American expat, has a special relationship with the T'sutujil and took me to see the village...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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K L, Owner at Lake Atitlan Travel Guide, responded to this reviewResponded January 25, 2018

We greatly appreciate your kind words. Thank you so much for choosing our tour company and allowing us to introduce you to the history, villages and artisans of Lake Atitlan. For us life is about enjoying the journey and connecting authentically with the people and...More

Reviewed January 23, 2018

My sister and I accompanied tour guides, Jim and Stephanie, on a guided tour of the villages of San Juan, San Pedro, and San Antonio Palopo on Lake Atitlan. San Antonio was not part of the original request, however, Jim was more than willing to...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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K L, Owner at Lake Atitlan Travel Guide, responded to this reviewResponded January 25, 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience and for enjoying our life and friends in the Lake Atitlan area. It was an absolute pleasure spending the day with you and your sister. Jim

Reviewed January 13, 2018

Our family had two fantastic tours with Grow your Own Cure. The first was to the Chichicastenango market, on New year's Eve. It was beyond busy. However, we were in good hands and always felt completely safe. Even though we couldn't have picked a busier...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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K L, Owner at Lake Atitlan Travel Guide, responded to this reviewResponded January 18, 2018

Thank you so much for your very kind words. We had an incredible time celebrating the dawn of a sparkling New Year with your beautiful family — for us, making memories with your family was the best way to ring in the New Year. May...More

Reviewed December 20, 2017 via mobile

Just completed our tour of two villages with 7 family members including teenagers. Had an amazing time drinking coffee at shops off the beaten track. Places we would never have found on our own. We moved on to watch demonstrations of chocolate making, painting and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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K L, Owner at Lake Atitlan Travel Guide, responded to this reviewResponded December 25, 2017

I thoroughly enjoyed the time that I spent with all of you. One of the best parts of having a tour business is meeting and getting to spend time with people like you who are so passionate about partaking in all the different cultures our...More

Reviewed November 26, 2017

On our second day Lake Atitlan we had a private tour with an American tour guide Jim from Lake Atitlan Tours. Jim was a successful business man who moved to Central America to start a hotel business and now lives along Lake Atitlan and committed...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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K L, Owner at Lake Atitlan Travel Guide, responded to this reviewResponded December 25, 2017

We greatly appreciate your kind words and for choosing our tour company. For us life is about enjoying the journey and connecting authentically with the people and things that matter to us. Thank you so much for being a part of that. Jim

Reviewed November 12, 2017

I was a solo traveller that had only 2 days in Lake Atitlan (which is not enough time), and so I only had 1 day to really explore. I am so glad that I found this tour company! I was in touch before my arrival...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Antigua G, Owner at Lake Atitlan Travel Guide, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2017

Thank you very much for the kind review. It was an absolute pleasure spending the day with you. There is so much to see and do in Lake Atitlan and we would love to show you more if you get back to this area again....More

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Response from Antigua G | Property representative |
Send us an email. Thank you. James
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