Lake Atitlan, Lake Atitlan

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Set against three volcanoes jutting up from its southern shore, Lake Atitlan represents the deepest body of water in Central America. The basin of the lake comes from volcanic origins, with its waters filling a large caldera. The villages and towns that surround the lake remain the preserve of the indigenous Maya people, and their authentically rustic atmosphere and charm complement the look and feel of the natural wonder. Swim, kayak, cliff-jump, or rent a boat for the day and glide across the water to visit the villages. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Lake Atitlan and many more Panajachel attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Panajachel trip itinerary builder.
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  • An experience very spiritual dynamics, admire so much beauty is almost like a dream who wants not one awakening. A microcosm that stars, in the heart of Guatemala one of the best trips than we could is dream of. My view I am puzzled with this immense natural mirror, with its three towering volcanoes, San Juan, Sao Paulo, Santiago. An experience like no other!
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  • 3-3.5 hours from the capital, this scenic lake deserves a visit. Most people come for a few days to a week and explore the surrounding nature and towns. If you are short on time, even an overnight may...  more »
  • This volcanic Lake and the villages on the shores are visited in a day with the boat in the morning, the Lake is nice and quaint villages with colourful markets for local people and partly for tourists, in the evening at sunset Lake is impressive
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