Ethical Fashion Guatemala Empowers Female Weaver Co-operatives in Guatemala. For most of us, the small villages, perched on the shores of Lake Atitlan Guatemala, wouldn’t be considered a global manufacturing hub.
The Santa’s visits hospitals, villages and those in need of Christmas cheer. This is a good will tour of the best kind.
Lake Atitlan is one of the most visited its shores has been populated by Hispanic people with Maya living today, the tour includes transport by minibus, boat ride, guide, visit three villages in each of the towns, you have the opportunity to interact with the weavers, artisans of the lake and know more about their customs, besides tasting the best food in the region.
Our tour is made up of 5 villages in the Antigua Guatemala area. This is a full day trip with everything included. A trip that you will not forget soon. When you pull into town, from no matter from which direction, you will want to get walking and exploring this charming cobblestone Spanish colonial town. Your instincts will guide your feet as you will likely start in the very heart of Antigua, Parque Central. Get a feel for the place by strolling in any direction from the park.
Price depends on how elaborate you want to make your trip. Just about everyone we know opted for the simple half-day package and they were pretty pleased with the experience. Whether a full day or half, be prepared for a 6:30 a.m. start. You’ll get back to Antigua about 1 p.m. if you choose a half day. Or you if you’re out all day you’ll get back around 6 p.m.day.
If you do want a guided walking tour, they run all day and it’s best to deal with an official and well-trained guide. These can be arranged at the small storefronts that face the central park or through INGUAT, located in the Palace of the Captains-General, just across from the northeast side of the park.