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Tz’tujil village, San Juan La Laguna on Lake Atitlan

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English
Guru: Flavio
Registered on December 16, 2022

I am an Biologist-Entomologist who is interested in Apitourism of Stingless bees and its conservation in Guatemala. I love hiking, the Guatemalan Culture, Colonial Architecture and History of Antigua Guatemala.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Tour the Tz’tujil village San Juan La Laguna on Lake Atitlan, which is known for its art, textiles, organic coffee, and native stingless bees and their honey.

Highlights:

  • Demonstrations of artisanal chocolate production
  • Textile dying and weaving
  • Learn about medicinal herbs and plants used by the Maya
  • See murals and artwork throughout the village
  • Learn about native pollinators and Guatemala’s stingless bees
  • Attend a coffee demonstration.


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  • Meeting point:
    MPW8+H5W, San Juan La Laguna, Guatemala
    MPW8+H5W, San Juan La Laguna, Guatemala
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    We will meet at the dock under pthe wooden structure at the exit from the near the lakeshore on the main street called Calle de las Sobrillas (the street of the umbrellas) at the “muelle.” I will be wearing an Adidas hat and a shirt with bees on it.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

(13 ratings)
5.00
By category
Professionalism
5.0
Fun
4.92
Expression
5.0
Quality
5.0
Route
4.83
Parys 31 Mar 2024
Columbia

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Travelled in group - Mar 2024
The tour was amazing!!!!! Our guide was very informative and very patient with us. my group and I are definitely out of shape and that he took us out but nonetheless our guide waited patiently with us never complained about us wanting to take a break and overall was just so kind. He gave us a mix between history, culture and personal experience. he did not overload us with a ton of long each about each place but the Tour was very informative. We got to see so much of San Juan the end of it we were exhausted. It was a wonderful way to spend a day in San Juan if you’ve never visited before I 10 out of 10 recommend you take this tour because you will not be disappointed and will love it just as much as I did.
Alisa 09 Mar 2024
Bend

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2024
We had an excellent time with Flavio. Highly, highly recommended. He was willing to adjust the tour to our requests, he was 100% engaging and knowledgeable and enthusiastic! It was clear that he loves, doing the tour and sharing his country with us! Don’t hesitate to book!
Ev María 15 Feb 2024
Panama City

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Travelled in family - Feb 2024
Pablo tenía mucho conocimiento sobre el San Juan y respondió a todas nuestras preguntas aunque a veces estaban fuera del tema
Adam 31 Dec 2023
Medellín

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Travelled in couple - Dec 2023
Great day, we learned about local culture and traditions of the region. Thank you.
Angelica 09 Dec 2023
Guatemala City

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Travelled alone - Dec 2023
It was a wonderful tour, bursting with colour and culture. I enjoyed it a lot and Pablo, who took the place of Flavio today, was such a warm and enthusiastic guide with a good level of the English language. Visiting the cooperatives was a wonderful experience, hands on and super informative. Occasionally when the Spanish explanations were too fast for me to catch fully Pablo translated for me. A super your and super kind guide. Would highly recommend. Thank you ❤️
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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