A highlight to any trip to Guatemala, this region is a must visit. It offers dramatic mountain scenery, impressive volcanoes and fascinating indigenous villages.
The Mayas have inhabited the area for the past 2000 years and millenary traditions are still reflected in some communities.
You will be amazed by the beauty of Lake Atitlán, surrounded by volcanoes and traditional villages on its shores. Further north you will find the colourful Chichicastenango indigenous market, definitely unmissable.
Ecotourism, community tourism as well as hiking or canopying are popular activities in the area.