Atitlan Butterfly Sanctuary, Panajachel

(3.6/5 based on 90+ reviews on the web)
Visit Atitlan Butterfly Sanctuary to discover the life cycle of the butterflies--and maybe even have one land on your hand. Walk through the garden, where scores of butterflies fly free around you. See how these colorful creatures hatch from chrysalis, and learn more about their role in the ecosystem. This picturesque sanctuary is also a habitat for local plants, and 50 out of Guatemala's astonishing 900 native orchid species flourish here. Bring a camera to capture the lovingly maintained reserve. With our international travel planner, Panajachel attractions like Atitlan Butterfly Sanctuary can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Decidí ir mi último día antes de regresar a antigua. Llegué a eso de las 8:30 de la mañana. Recorrí el mariposario ( pocas mariposas) y emprendí la caminata por los senderos. Una caminata donde se cru...  more »
  • The butterfly reserve was really beautiful. People have commented that it's good for kids, but it's also good for the elderly. It's peaceful and relaxing and you can just sit and watch. They also have...  more »
  • I love the hanging bridges, the tall waterfall, the shade coffee, the history of the place, the beautiful butterflies, and the area of kids to play. The trails are not very long, but they lead you thr...  more »