On this 10-day journey, you will explore the country's colonial cities and vibrant street markets, learn traditional Mayan crafts, and even take a surf lesson at the end of your trip. You will be able to immerse yourself in the culture and customs of the locals and get a true taste of the country's hidden gems.
Your journey will start in the colonial city of Antigua, where you will explore the colorful streets and vibrant markets. After some sightseeing, you will visit a women's weaving cooperative to learn about traditional fabrics and how to make worry dolls. Then, you'll head to Lake Atitlan where you will participate in a textile workshop and interact and learn the way of life and customs of its T’zutujil villagers.
You'll also get to explore the country's archaeological sites, learn about Maya cosmovision, and visit a local family for a cooking lesson in traditional Mayan cuisine. Finally, you'll end your trip with a surf or paddle board lesson at El Paredón Buena Vista – a beautiful beach town on the Pacific coast of Guatemala.
Whether you're looking to explore the country's colonial cities, learn traditional Mayan crafts, or go on a beach adventure you can experience the best of Guatemala and make a lasting impact on the local communities on this incredible adventure.
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