Living Cultures, Traditions and Beaches

Antigua to Lake Atitlán to El Paredón, Guatemala

Living Cultures, Traditions and Beaches

A little bit of everything in Guatemala! Venture to one most diverse countries in Central America, as you make your way from the volcano surrounded highlands to the  Pacific coast. This 8 day journey will allow you to immerse yourself in the living culture and traditions of majestic Lake Atitlán, explore the colonial streets of Antigua, become a local through a homestay experience and relax at the black sand beaches of El Paredón. 

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8 Days / 7 Nights

Travel Style

Active Adventure and Cultural Immersion


Spanish, English and Other Local Language
English speaking local & specialized guides during all activities.

Physical Activity

Light activity


Beach, Lake and Small Towns/Villages


Wifi: Limited
Cell: Limited
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Speaks: Spanish, English and Other Local Language



Fly into Guatemala City on Day 1 to start


Flexible Departure Date
All year

What's Included


7 Nights Boutique Hotel, Community Lodge and Family Homestay


Bilingual guide and Local guide (not bilingual)


Some meals included (see itinerary)
You will be eating traditional regional Guatemalan dishes and local treats on your trip. In some cases the meals will be home cooked by a local family. Veggie, Vegan and Gluten-free options are available prior notification. Included meals are noted in the itinerary: B= Breakfast, BB=Box Breakfast, L= Lunch, BL= Boxed Lunch, D= Dinner


Private car and Boat

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Etnica partners directly with local associations, cooperatives, independent artisans, fishermen, farmers and local families throughout Guatemala, so they can provide travelers with a unique and culturally immersive adventure. They specialize in creating personalized travel experiences, founded on the empowerment of local communities.

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Getting There

Fly into Guatemala City to start the trip and you'll transfer to the colonial town of Antigua for your first night!
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