Tour of El Paredon: 90 minutes
Tour of El Paredon: 90 minutes
Delve into the fascinating world of the El Paredon mangroves with our relaxing 90-minute El Paredon Tour. This kayak adventure takes you through the middle parts of the estuary, providing a unique opportunity to explore the mangroves that surround our boathouse in Cocalito.
From the moment you meet your guide and enter the meandering canals, you will be immersed in a unique natural wonder. As you gently paddle through the calm channels, your knowledgeable guide will share valuable information about this fragile ecosystem and its inhabitants.
With a careful look, you will have the opportunity to spot birds, iguanas and turtles in their natural habitat, providing moments of connection with nature that will be unforgettable. This tour not only offers a unique way to experience El Paredon, but also allows you to contribute to the conservation of this priceless ecosystem.
This tour requires a minimum of 2 people and costs Q175 per person. The price includes an expert guide in the area, a life jacket for your safety, a dry bag to keep your belongings protected, and a soft drink to keep you hydrated during the adventure.
El Paredón, Guatemala: A Natural and Tranquil Paradise
El Paredón, a natural paradise located in Sipacate, Escuintla, is a place with a special energy that combines very well with the attitude of its people to get ahead. This quiet refuge, with no more than 300 houses, is a sanctuary for surfers and an ideal destination for those looking for a quiet place, without the hustle and bustle. In addition, El Paredón has a river that flows into the sea, a freshwater pool, a natural turtle hatchery, and a mangrove swamp that is home to an endless number of animal species.
International Volunteering: Community Development in El Paredón
El Paredón is also a place with many needs, but it has a great ally: the volunteer work of hundreds of foreigners. These volunteers work together with the community to develop the town and provide equal opportunities to all its inhabitants. Initiatives of friends from the United Kingdom, the United States and other European countries have established themselves in El Paredón to educate the children and adults of the village, train them in business administration and entrepreneurship, as well as provide employment and development opportunities.
Promoting Education and Sustainable Tourism in El Paredón
In this context, El Paredon joins these efforts and actively supports tourism programs in the community. A percentage of our profits goes towards the training and development of local tour guides, including training in additional languages such as English and French. In addition, we are committed to supporting the local community of El Paredón, reinvesting part of our income in community development projects. By supporting our tourism programs, you are not only experiencing the best of El Paredón, but you are also contributing to the sustainable development of the community. We invite you to join us on this exciting journey.