How do I get to El Paredon?
The most common way to arrive is by Tourist Shuttle (2 hours from Antigua). Third-party shuttles now run daily from Antigua to El Paredón for Q. 90 per person (approx $12 USD), which we can easily arrange for you. We also arrange private shuttles with our own Paredón Surf House van.
How long does it take to get from Antigua to Lake Atitlan?
This takes around three hours.
How much is a taxi from Guatemala airport to Antigua?
By Taxi — A taxi is the fastest, safest, and easiest way to get from the airport or Guatemala City to Antigua. A taxi should cost between Q188 and Q300 ($25-$40/£13-£20).
How much is a taxi from Guatemala City to Antigua?
2. Taxi to Antigua from Guatemala City. A taxi from Guatemala City to Antigua will be around $35. That’s a lot of money – especially if you are on a tight budget.
Is it safe in Antigua Guatemala?
Antigua Guatemala is known to be a ‘pretty safe‘ city within the Latin American backpacker trail, and while this is true, that doesn’t mean crime doesn’t occur. Muggings and pickpocketing happen more frequently than you might think, but if you keep your wits about you there’s no reason to feel wary.
Can you swim in Lake Atitlan?
The Rules: Swimming in Lake Atitlan
There are no “rules” for swimming in Lake Atitlan – except don’t swim around the boat traffic, because you will piss the boat drivers off if they hit you. You are more than welcome to swim anywhere but do be aware of bacterial issues that Lake Atitlan faces.
How much is an uber from Guatemala City to Antigua?
The price of taking a Uber or Lyft from Guatemala City to Antigua is between $20 and $35 (Q154-270).
Is there Uber in Antigua Guatemala?
Uber is available in Guatemala, and I have known people to book an Uber from Guatemala airport to Antigua. The cost can be as low as $18 USD outside of peak times but on average you will be looking at around $23 USD for an uber to Antigua.
Is there Uber in Guatemala City?
There is uber in Guatemala. It is mostly used by drivers in Guatemala City.
Is Antigua Guatemala worth visiting?
Antigua Guatemala has fast become one of Central America’s most popular cities, and for good reason. A designated UNESCO World Heritage site, Antigua pulses with activity and boasts awe-inspiring architecture, absorbing culture and seriously impressive views.
Why is Guatemala so dangerous?
According to the US Department of State, Guatemala’s high murder rate is caused by four principal factors: an increase in drug trafficking; a growing prevalence of gang-related violence; a heavily armed civilian population; and a weak and incompetent police/judicial system.
How long does it take to get from Guatemala City to Antigua?
The distance from Guatemala City to Antigua is about 40 km and takes about 60 minutes to go between the two.