After waking up and having breakfast in Antigua, you will proceed by private vehicle to the mystical city of Lake Atitlán, stopping by traditional markets on the outskirts of Antigua along the way. Peruse by the various stalls showcasing the work of local artisans. Your guide will teach you about the many traditions and customs of the locals.
After exploring the market, continue to Lake Atitlán, passing tradtional Mayan villages along the way. As you pass the many towns, you will notice how much of the way people dress, especially the women, has remained unchanged for many generations, with the Mayan heritage expressed in the weavings and different prints. Your guide will explain to you how each town has its own unique traditions, and how the clothing differs from town to town.
Upon arrival at Casa Palopó, you may relax at the terrace pool which overlooks Lake Atitlán and its surrounding volcanoes. Or, relax on your private terrace as you enjoy the view.
In the early evening, enjoy cocktails with an esteemed scholar who has been living among the Mayan community for many years. You will have an introduction to the local culture from an expert perspective and learn about the Mayan astrology. You can also have your personal Mayan horoscope read.