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A little bit about Guatemala

Fringed by white sandy beaches, Guatemala is still a developing nation with astonishing beauty and its natural, historical and cultural appeal makes it a compelling place for travellers.

Guatemala is considered to be a birthplace of ancient Maya civilization, one of the most fascinating and influential cultures in our world’s history. Explore Tikal and El Mirador, ancient Mayan settlements located deep in the jungle and climb up the tallest pyramid in the world, La Danta. Discover the Mayan culture by visiting villages at one of the most stunning lakes in the world, Lake Atitlan, surrounded by volcanic ash and three cone-shaped volcanoes.
Enjoy traditional Mayan cuisine of corn, chillies and beans, visit the perfectly preserved colonial city of Antigua and climb volcanic peaks!

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When is the best time to visit Guatemala?

The best time to visit Guatemala is during the dry season, December to March and again in July and August. The rainy season runs roughly from May to October with the worst of the rain falling in September and October. 

What kind of power adaptor plug do I need in Guatemala?

In Guatemala the standard voltage is 120 V. The standard frequency is 60 Hz. The power sockets that are used are of type A / B / G / I. Please visit the following link to see the information for a specific country http://electricaloutlet.org/#sthash.I6mEhe09.dpuf

Is the water safe to drink in Guatemala?

The tap water is generally not safe to drink in Guatemala. It is recommended to only drink water from bottles as well as use bottled water when brushing your teeth. 

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Some of the main Attractions

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Tikal

Tikal, translated as “Place of Voices”, is one of the top tourist attractions in Guatemala. The site is an ancient Mayan citadel located deep in the rainforest in Tikal National Park and is one of the largest archaeological sites in Central America.

Antigua Guatemala

Charming colonial city with baroque-style monument buildings, cobblestone streets, and plazas, Antigua is one of the highlights of Guatemala. This small city surrounded by volcanoes is a place of rare beauty, vibrant culture and historical significance.

Lake Atitlan

Situated in the Guatemalan highlands, Lake Atitlan is a stunning natural wonder. The lake lies at 1,563 m above sea level and occupies a valley dammed by volcanic ash and three cone-shaped volcanoes; Atitlan, Toliman and San Pedro.

Monterrico

Monterrico is situated on the Pacific coast of Guatemala and is steeped with a tropical flavour. The coastal village and its volcanic black sand beaches are growing popular with foreign tourists as a beach break from Antigua or Guatemala City.

Flores

Flores is a small island village on Lake Penten Itza and a gateway for tourists that are visiting Tikal, only 65 km away. The small town is loaded with colonial charm, beautiful buildings that make the most of the lake views.

El Mirador

El Mirador is a large pre-Columbian Mayan settlement only discovered in 1926. It is located deep in the jungle and offers stunning views of the ancient culture of the Mayas.