Located in the Atitlan Nature Reserve, the San Buenaventura trail is one of three nearby trails for Panajachel.

This is an ideal trail for a 2 to 3 hour morning birding walk.

The trail begins near the entrance of Hotel Atitlan and crosses hanging bridges and easy grades as it meanders through Montane Habitat.

Species of interest include Sparkling-tailed Hummingbird, Blue-throated and Lesson’s Motmot.

Site checklist has 195 species.

Montane Forest

  1. Lesson’s Motmot
  2. Sparkling-tailed Hummingbird
  3. Blue-throated Motmot
Duration: 2 - 3 hours
Total Distance: 1 miles
Elevation Change:
Difficulty rating: Moderate

Pick-up at your hotel/address in Panajachel

A great early morning birdwalk.

Private Reserve

  1. Elias Buch
  2. Carlos Aguilar
  3. Pablo Chumil