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Santa Cruz del QuicheSanta Cruz del Quiche

24/02/2011
At only minutes from Chichicastenango, Santa Cruz del Quiche is the center of the department of Quiche and with attractions on its own. It has everything you might need, is a modern city with all  [ más ]

Palencia trailsPalencia trails

02/03/2011
Palencia is a privileged place in the proximity of the city, excellent road access, good development and a cool climate despite being east of Guatemala, often associated with warm weather. Famous for the quality and  [ más ]

Takalik Abaj, city link in Maya historyTakalik Abaj, city link in Maya history

01/08/2011
Takalik, as it usually refers is one of the oldest known Maya cities. Its name means -standing stone- (singular, not plural) and is an important site for signs of mixing two cultures, the Maya and  [ más ]

An unparalleled sunset beach SipacateAn unparalleled sunset beach Sipacate

22/08/2011
Looking at a sunset is in the city or outside it, one never ceases to marvel at this amazing thing that can be observed on Sunday, was perfect to appreciate from Sipacate beach, located south  [ más ]

Healthy travelHealthy travel

23/02/2011
From Baja Verapaz to Quiche, Guatemala's beauty and culture cannot be rivaled. Historical and cultural sites fill visitors with a sense of awe and wonder. It is like none other, its diversity unmatched. To fully  [ más ]

TrekkingTrekking

03/03/2011
This activity is hiking in nature, which may be of varying difficulty, from easy-family, to difficult, such competition. Has gradually gained popularity as people learn to enjoy the details found in the natural field. Not  [ más ]

Travel information

Fijese means bad newsFijese means bad news

23/02/2011
Funny thing about Guatemalans (or perhaps not so funny) is the use of the language. Fijese is one of the most characteristic words in the country. Its literal translation would be -pay attention- or -focus-(strictly  [ más ]

Healthy travelHealthy travel

23/02/2011
From Baja Verapaz to Quiche, Guatemala's beauty and culture cannot be rivaled. Historical and cultural sites fill visitors with a sense of awe and wonder. It is like none other, its diversity unmatched. To fully  [ más ]

About Guatemala Travel GuidesAbout Guatemala Travel Guides

23/02/2011
What would you do if you live or if you visit such a wonderful country? my dear friend, Guatemala is so beautiful that traveling comes naturally. And then, what would you do with all those  [ más ]

Map of GuatemalaMap of Guatemala

23/02/2011
Map of the departments of Guatemala.  [ más ]

Contact usContact us

23/02/2011
Feel free to contact us. Want to know more about Guatemala? Do you need a tour? Need hotel recommendations? Do you want to share a story? Or just want to say hi Send us an  [ más ]
Random recommendations

Lake Peten ItzaLake Peten Itza

05/04/2011
While local tourists usually prefer to stop at the island of Flores, located within the municipal lake, or in San Benito, a few minutes, tourists and travelers generally prefer to the respective stop in El  [ más ]

Laguna BravaLaguna Brava

23/02/2011
Getting to Laguna Brava is quite an adventure. This journey is not for the addicts to hotels and spas but ideal to the adventurous. It takes a while to get there from Guatemala city. This  [ más ]

Ah Cacao Gran JaguarAh Cacao Gran Jaguar

01/09/2011
When Calakmul (North Mayan city located in what is now Mexico), invaded Tikal in 679, interrupted the dynastic line but not permanently. Chaak Ujol Nuun son and member of the royal lineage, Jasaw was destined  [ más ]

Former Church of ChiquimulaFormer Church of Chiquimula

01/07/2011
Facade of the Old Cathedral Chiquimula. There are no accurate data on the date of its foundation, but is located in the eighteenth century. Its architecture reminds the churches of La Antigua Guatemala. It is  [ más ]

Agua Volcano view from Pacaya TrailsAgua Volcano view from Pacaya Trails

23/02/2011
Climbing a volcano is always better in the early morning. This way not only you avoid the heat of the midday sun, you also get the best of the day: clear sky and amazing view.  [ más ]

Laguna Brava, Yolnabaj in HuehuetenangoLaguna Brava, Yolnabaj in Huehuetenango

25/02/2011
Not all beautiful places are close at hand. This is something that we have seen in each of our trips and to get this gap will have to earn the trip. If at this time  [ más ]

Atitlán, the Lake of the seven colorsAtitlán, the Lake of the seven colors

13/03/2011
Lake Atitlan This lake was the scene of the battle between the Spanish and their allies against Tz'utujil kaqchikeles. Currently in Solola are 3 indigenous groups: the Quiché, Cakchiquel tz'utujil and. Road to Atitlan We  [ más ]

Esquipulas the home of the Black ChristEsquipulas the home of the Black Christ

23/02/2011
Located in Chiquimula, Esquipulas is called -the land of miracles-. Home of the -black christ-. Esquipulas has become a very important tourist destination in the region, both religiously and for fun, being the main reasons  [ más ]

Chicabal VolcanoChicabal Volcano

25/02/2011
Chicabal Lagoon in Chicabal crater. Two volcanoes in Guatemala have a lake in its crater, Volcano Ipala and this, the Volcano Chicabal. Interestingly one is in the East and the other in the West so  [ más ]

San Buenaventura at Lake AtitlanSan Buenaventura at Lake Atitlan

24/02/2011
Widely Known as the Butterfly Preserve or simply as -El Mariposario-, San Buenaventura is a beautiful natural preservation park located at just minutes from Panajachel (less than a mile). You can get there walking, on  [ más ]

Archaeological site in Sayaxché CeibalArchaeological site in Sayaxché Ceibal

25/02/2011
Structure A-3 Ceibal. Photo Mayan Master Ceibal was discovered in 1892 by Federico Arts. The site's name refers to the huge ceiba trees that can be seen there. Ample parking and welcome dense vegetation at  [ más ]

Ipala VolcanoIpala Volcano

24/02/2011
Few places gather so much beauty as the Ipala Volcano. Its located in a warm region where the summer heat hits kinda hard, but still, no matter the time of the year, its summit stays  [ más ]

Read about the History of Guatemala

Esquipulas ornamentsEsquipulas ornaments

22/04/2011
Those visiting the Basilica of Esquipulas always returns with colorful decorations in their cars, or traditional hats that gave rise to the emblematic color ornaments. History tells us that before, when only arrived on foot  [ más ]

Maya city Yax MutalMaya city Yax Mutal

29/07/2011
Tikal's name was given in relation to Ti Ak'al (near the hole with water), referring to an ancient water reservoir site. Yax Mutal, the ruins of a large city Tikal came to house approximately 60,000  [ más ]

Takalik Abaj, city link in Maya historyTakalik Abaj, city link in Maya history

01/08/2011
Takalik, as it usually refers is one of the oldest known Maya cities. Its name means -standing stone- (singular, not plural) and is an important site for signs of mixing two cultures, the Maya and  [ más ]

October 20, day of the RevolutionOctober 20, day of the Revolution

15/07/2011
October 20 is the day that Jorge Ubico ceased to be president of Guatemala. October 20 is commemorated today the revolution of 44 officially ending a long period of presidency, but it is not out  [ más ]