Transfer from Antigua to Panajachel
After arriving in Guatemala by air, the majority of travelers move directly to Antigua. Antigua is the number one tourist destination in Guatemala. It has the widest variety in hotel accommodation, restaurants, bars etc. You can basically find any tourism related service in any price range. All options are available, from the backpack hostel up to upscale luxury boutique hotel.
Once the sightseeing in the colonial town has finished, travelers will head for the Western Highlands of Guatemala because this area is still one of the more traditional parts of the country. The most important destination in the Highlands is Lake Atitlan. The lakeside town of Panajachel is the number one choice to use a a base to explore the lake.
To transfer from Antigua to Panajachel you have 3 options. The first transfer option consists of using Guatemalan public transportation, also known as the chicken buses. Without a doubt, local buses are the cheapest alternative. However it might also be time consuming because of the frequent stops along the road. Plus keep in mind that this is also the least safe option.
Tourism shuttle buses is another and safer way to reach Panajachel from Antigua. Many smaller agencies in Antigua work together to provide a collective shuttle service to Pana at regular and fixed times. Walking through Antigua, it’s easy to spot the latest time table for this service.
Private transfer Antigua to Panajachel
The third and most recommendable option is using a private transfer from Antigua to Panajachel or Lake Atitlan. A door to door service just for you at the time most convenient for you. This private service comes at a higher cost but its advantages are many :
5. Optimize your time
6. Stress free vacation
You can find more details regarding our private transfer services from Antigua to Panajachel on our site Transfers and Transportation Services