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Mountain bike around Lake Atitlan

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Cycle around the lake shore for a close-up view of the stunning scenery and the chance to experience the relaxed pace of life in small Mayan villages.

The ethereal waters of Lake Atitlán are the glittering centrepiece of a scenic area abounding in nature, culture and rural charm. You’ll see these tranquil landscapes from an ideal viewpoint on our mountain bike tour, which winds along the lake shore to take in sweeping vistas and offer a glimpse of life in the many small Mayan communities that live off the fertile land.

The route passes a number of the most attractive towns fringing the lake’s sapphire surface. After cycling to San Marcos la Laguna, stopping for a break at a lakeside beach, and finally continuing past San Marcos to San Pablo, you’ll return by boat to Panajachel.

Activity Rating: easy

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Lake Atitlan and villages

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  • Ben Line
    Ben Line - Travel Expert

    Ben fell in love with Latin America on a six month backpacking trip from Colombia to Mexico in 1995. Since then he has explored most of South America, including living in Peru for a year. He is now Head of Sales.

  • Sophie Barber
    Sophie Barber - Travel Expert

    Sophie lived in Chile before joining us and has travelled extensively across Latin America, from Mexico to the furthest tip of Patagonia and beyond to Antarctica.

  • Hannah Waterhouse
    Hannah Waterhouse - Travel Expert

    Hannah had an early introduction to Latin America when her family moved to Ecuador and she returned to study in Buenos Aires for a year before backpacking across the continent.

  • Kathryn Rhodes
    Kathryn Rhodes - Travel Expert

    Kathryn backpacked across Argentina, Chile, Bolivia and Peru before joining us. She has a degree in Philosophy and French and is a keen netball player.

  • Carrie Gallagher
    Carrie Gallagher - Travel Expert

    A former JLA tour leader, Carrie brings a wealth of on-the-ground experience to our London-based Tailor-made and Group Tours department.

  • Lina Fuller
    Lina Fuller - Travel Expert

    Lina's passion for the continent where she was born really took off when she moved to Córdoba (Argentina) to study, spending the holidays travelling between Argentina and her native Colombia.

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