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“Exceptional tour agency. Pedro Solis is awesome!”
Review of Voltan Adventures

Voltan Adventures
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Owner description: We offer a variety of cultural, adventure and ecotourism tour packages in Guatemala with exciting itineraries designed for individual visitors, small and large groups. Due to our many years of experience in the travel industry, we offer competitive prices with no compromise on quality. We are highly recommended by our customers on Trip Advisor an award that recognizes the quality of our services and hard work and dedication of our team. In 2016, we decided to change our company name to Voltan Adventures. Voltan is the Mayan God of the Earth NOT to be confused with Votan (the Mayan God of War). Over the years our company has developed a stellar reputation as one of the best tour operators within Guatemala. Because our base of operations is at Lake Atitlan and our former company name was Tours Atitlan some people would confuse our company with a competitor whose name is similar. We noticed a trend. Numerous tour operators were incorporating the lake into their company name and this was leading to much confusion. Because our company is Mayan owned and locally operated we decided it would be best to embrace our culture and take a more distinctive name where there can be no confusion. So welcome to Voltan Adventures. To read about our company’s past reviews please see our customers Trip Advisor reviews under our old company name: Tours Atitlan, and after your trip with us, please post a review under our new name so we can begin a new tradition!
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children
Reviewed March 8, 2018

My party of 3 used this company for airport transfers in GC and Tikal. We also used them to transport us from Antigua to Atitlan. We had a private driver for all trips, altho I think they have vans and buses. It was like having our own tour guide. We paid $430 total (not each). Amazing! This also included a private boat that picked us up at 4:30 am at a dock in San Marcos, Atitlan (bc the public boats don't start running until around 6am) and transport us acrcoss the lake to a private driver awaiting us at the main dock in Panajachel, Atitlan to take us back to GC for our early morning flight to Tikal. Drivers were all excellent. All were promptly on time, drove in a very safe manner and all vehicles were exceptionally clean. All spoke English, altho we were trying to work on our Spanish. We especially liked our 1st driver, Jairo who picked us up at GC airport and took us to Antigua. He was our 1st introduction to Guatemala. Lovely guy. Pedro Solis is who I dealt with making all the arrangements. He was awesome. Payments were all very simple thru Paypal. He was incredibly helpful and was in contact with me throughout our entire trip when we needed pickup times revised (because of us, not them), etc. by both phone and email. I would highly recommend this company. I definitely will be using them when I return. Thanks again for everything Pedro!! You helped make our trip to your country an amazing one!!

Thank hotfootnyc5402
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Reviewed March 6, 2018

Thank you Voltan Adventures, you have done it again! This is our second trip that Domingo Solis from Voltan has helped us organize. In advance of our construction mission trip, we took a couple extra days to learn and see more about Guatemala. Domingo organized our private airport pick-up and transportation to Xela (Quetzaltenango), hotel accommodations at the Modelo, and 2 days of private bilingual touring of the Highlands of Guatemala. Voltan did not disappoint us on any of this, we were completely satisfied with every aspect of our trip! Our guide and driver Elí met us at the airport and drove us to our hotel in Quetzaltenango. The next couple days Elí was our guide while Ivan became our driver. We visited Quetzaltenango and many of the surrounding municipalities (Socaja, Almolonga, San Francisco el Alto Market, Xecul, Zunil, and Fuentes Georgina’s). Ivan was a good driver and knowledgeable about Guatemala. He will brighten your day with his smile and fun attitude. Elí is also a good driver and is knowledgeable about his country. He has passion for Guatemala and its history and he enjoys sharing it with others. We learned so much from him. Following our scheduled tours, we appreciated all of their recommendations and suggestions for us to adventure on our own with. Quezaltenango is a beautiful and active city and we really enjoyed all of our time here - our stay at the the Modelo, touring the city center, seeing the farming, the market, relaxing in the hot springs, as well as the many beautiful churches! This is not our first time to Guatemala, and many of the people we have become acquainted with are from Xela. It was especially nice to see the city our friends so proudly call their home. Thank you Voltan Adventures - Domingo, Elí, and Evan, we really appreciate your making our trip so very special! We look forward to our next adventure to Guatemala!

1  Thank E34CALYPSO
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Reviewed December 9, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I used this tour company for airport transfers and the Pacaya Tour. The airport drivers were perfectly on time and made sure everything ran smoothly. The Pacaya tour was phenomenal! Marco is an outstanding tour guide and I cant recommend him enough! The guide helper we had, Rachel was very informative and such a sweet person! Please use this company while in Antigua, it was one of the best experiences weve ever had!

Thank travelingbandacoot
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Reviewed September 19, 2017

Can't say enough about how excellent our experience was with Voltan Adventures. We hosted a group Antigua walking tour & transfer to Lake Atitlan and every step of the way was perfectly handled - from our initial communications by email and phone to establish what we wanted to do, to experiencing the excursion itself.

Our tour guide Isaias was very knowledgeable, enthusiastic about his country and excited about sharing it with us. He was always attentive, making sure that we were enjoying every aspect of our tours, and adjusting where needed. Great sense of humour, too :)

We always felt that we were in safe and professional hands, with complete trust in how the day unfolded. Highly recommend, and would definitely work with Voltan Adventures again.

Thank julietravelstoo
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Reviewed September 12, 2017

What an amazing company!!!

We spend the most amazing 3 weeks' vacation in Guatemala and loved every moment of it, mostly because we've been taken good care by Pedro and his wonderful stuff from Voltan Adventures. We have three children, and our eldest son was sick during our trip in Guatemala. Pedro and his Brother Chay, who was our guide, were so flexible and sensitive. They organized for us a meeting with an expert doctor and at the same time changed the itinerary so we can all still enjoy our vacation and get to know Guatemala. Voltan Adventures will provide you the best service you can imagine: professional's guides, best logistic, responsible drivers and great vehicles all with the warmest attitude. They can organized for you any trip you wish from very touristic and popular places to the most unique and hidden ones. Best choice we have ever made. Highly recommended!

We love you all

1  Thank shlomitkaz
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