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About this trip
This 11 day journey will take you up close & personal with the beautiful and world recognized artisan traditions and customs of Guatemala. This inspirational trip will bring us in touch with a true local experience through workshops and hands-on activities done in collaboration with artisans, women weavers, farmers, fishermen and local families.
Through story telling and shared knowledge, we will be learning about Maya cosmovision and spirituality, natural dyes and textiles, medicinal plants and healing, ceramics and primitive arts and visiting archaeological monuments, local markets and enjoying the lush green surroundings of Lake Atitlán, picturesque and colorful Antigua and uncharted beach in El Paredón.
At Etnica we create business opportunities for active members of developing communities in Guatemala through fair trade, local empowerment, community tourism and sustainability. We invite you to discover culture by experiencing it and encourage you to interact with local communities and learn about the traditions and cultural heritage that make them unique while travelling our beautiful country. We offer tailor-made experiences, tours and workshops with local operators; such as community tour guides, artisans, farmers, fishermen and families in their beautiful surroundings. If you are a hands-on travel enthusiast; we welcome you to learn from the best and participate in real and authentic cultural encounters while minimizing your footprint in each destination you visit with us. We offer you the chance to visit with us the Guatemalan pacific, highlands, volcanos and the lush Guatemalan jungle and heart of the Maya world.
AccomodationDouble/single private room. Homestay accomodation.
TransportationShared and private shuttles and boats.
Mentioned activitiesAll mentioned tours and activities are included except optionals.
Entrance feesEntrance fees to sites of interest, museums and national parks.
Tour Leader & GuidesEnglish speaking tour leader during your entire trip and local specialized guides for activities.
What’s Not Included
Not specified meals
Tips and gratuities
What to bring
-Trekking trousers and a thin fleece
-Warm fleece or wool sweater
-Windproof and rain jacket
-Comfortable trekking shoes
-UV filter sunglasses
-Refillable water bottle.
Program And Price
11 days – Jan 12 – 22, 2019
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