Guatemala Holidays & Travel Facts

Guatemala is the heart of the Mayan world – a land of vibrant colours blended with a past of Spanish colonial rule and an ancient lost civilisation.

  • Tikal pyramid
  • Antigua architecture
  • Lake Atitlan
  • Copan Honduras
  • Woman weaving

Overview for Guatemala

A journey through Guatemala will take you from the Pacific to the Caribbean and an interior fi lled with rainforest and towering volcanoes.

Head for the mountain lake of Atitlan, home to traditional Mayan villages, at the foot of Volcan San Pedro.

Visit colonial Antigua, a town where time has stood still, with classic baroque architecture and spectacular colonial churches.

Let the explorer in you take over and discover the jungle clad ruins of Tikal and Quirigua or cross the border to Copan in neighbouring Honduras to discover its fascinating history.

Head to Guatemala City with over 9000 years of history all overlooked by four volcanic peaks.