2 hours (Approx.)
Offered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds
Take a journey through the traditions of Mayan spirituality as you experience a 2-hour traditional fire-cleansing ceremony with a guide in the Sacred Caves of Lake Atitlan. Step inside these mystical caves, used by local Mayans for many centuries, to observe the performance of this holy and powerful ritual by a local shaman. Listen as your guide explains the history and traditions behind the ritual and provides insight into the Mayan calendar system. Before you leave, you’ll have time to admire the gorgeous views of the lake down below.
- Observe a mystical Mayan spiritual ceremony inside the Sacred Caves of Lake Atitlan
- Discover the history of the Sacred Caves, used by local Mayans for rituals over many centuries
- Watch as the traditional Mayan fire cleansing and protection ceremony is performed by a local shaman
- Learn about Mayan spiritual beliefs and their unique calendar system
- Once-in-a-lifetime experience
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Materials for your own ceremony are available for an additional fee
Departure & Return
Xocomil Tour office, Calle Embarcadero, Panajachel
Return DetailsReturns to original departure point
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
- OPERATED BY Los Elementos Adventure Center & Day Spa
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
- For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
- If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
- Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
- Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
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