We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Awesome Place

I lead a group of high school students on a service trip to Guatemala City, and had the opportunity... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2016
ShaggyInCarolina
Inspiring place!

This center is in a beautiful setting. If you are lucky to receive a class from one of the more... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2016
Angi_SF
,
San Francisco, California
Read all 6 reviews
8
All photos (8)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent100%
  • Very good0%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Apr 20, 2016
“Awesome Place”
Apr 13, 2016
“Inspiring place!”
About
Contact
Patchitulul, San Lucas Toliman 07013, Guatemala
Website
+502 4549 0578
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (6)
Filter reviews
6 results
Traveler rating
6
0
0
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
6
0
0
0
0
See what travelers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed 21 April 2016

I lead a group of high school students on a service trip to Guatemala City, and had the opportunity to spend a weekend in San Lucas Toliman. I found out about IMAP on trip advisor and decided to take our team there. A volunteer, Reto,...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank ShaggyInCarolina
Reviewed 14 April 2016

This center is in a beautiful setting. If you are lucky to receive a class from one of the more experienced members, that wisdom will remain with you forever. The environment is relaxed and regenerating. As a volunteer, however, expect to work, as it takes...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Angi_SF
Reviewed 7 April 2016

I have visited the IMAP several times and always find the visit rewarding. This is an excellent place to learn and practice permaculture alongside the Mayan cosmovision. The IMAP also plays an important role in conserving indigenous and local seeds for use in the communities....More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Alexis F
Reviewed 18 March 2015

I had a chance to work with this wonderful Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) for the second time on this trip, this time with a group of college students on study abroad. With IMAP we were able to tour the primary forest, making instant gardens to explain...More

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank JulietheCruiseDir
Reviewed 18 March 2015

This is a must see! "Hands on" activities are coupled with eco-friendly lessons of Mayan permaculture in a garden dreamland overlooking Lake Atitlan! Staff are friendly, engaging, and passionate. IMAP truly takes the idea of reuse/recycle to a new level with bi-level gardens made of...More

Date of experience: March 2015
2  Thank kariejeanne
Reviewed 21 July 2014

I came to IMAP for an tour around their educational centre. They are a non profit organisation based in Guatemala devoted to empowering communitites using permaculture education and Mayan ancestral knowledge. The tour was incredible at the centre we saw the community seed bank how...More

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank chantal m
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Mesoamerican Permaculture Institute staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines