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Guatemala Travel

by Vishal Kumar

Guatemala Travel Guide gives the information about tourist destinations in Guatemala. The dizzying pyramids of Tikal are Guatemala's most famous tourist spot and natural beauty of valcano ringed Lago de Atitlan has been captivating travelers for ages.

One of the things which draw tourists to Guatemala, again and again, is the rich and distinctive culture of the locals.

The diverse history and marvelous natural beauty of the land can delight anyone who is traveling there. Guatemala travel is on the list of many tourist buffs and if you are one of them, there is no reason why you cannot accomplish this. Guatemala is a bustling country consisting of all types of growth and development. So, in terms of infrastructure, it is well equipped, which will surely make your travel experience a comfortable one.

The Mayan Ruins at Tikal are located in the northern province of Peten. If you are a history buff, this is an amazing attraction and even if you are not, it is a mesmerizing place. A walk through the portico of the ancient temples through the rainforest is a fascinating experience. These temples are surrounded by huge forests, where you can also find different species of flora and fauna. Pacaya Volcano is another attraction for tourists to see in the country. You can even climb the volcano, but you will need a guide here. There is a spa located nearby, where you can relax after the climb.

For a true Guatemalan travel experience, you must use the legendary chicken bus. These are colorful buses, which you can use for traveling short distances. Though they are a bit slow, you will enjoy the experience of riding on these colorful buses. However, if you have to travel long distances, it is better to avoid chicken buses in Guatemala.

There are all types of attractions in Guatemala. So whatever your preference is you are sure to have a great time visiting all these places. Some of the must-see attritions in Guatemala are –

  • Museo Ixchel
  • Pacaya Volcano
  • Lago de Atitlan
  • Popol Vuh Museum
  • Mayan ruin at Tikal
  • Museum of Archeology
  • The Cathedral of La Antigua


Famous Cities to Visit in Guatemala

City Name Population (2002) City Name Population (2002)
Ciudad de Guatemala 942348 San Juan Sacatepéquez 81584
Mixco 384428 Villa Canales 77638
Villa Nueva 301947 Chinautla 77071
Quetzaltenango 120496 Chimaltenango 62917
Petapa 94228 Amatitlán 60924
Escuintla 86678


Tourist Attractions of Guatemala

National Palace Guatemala City Guatemala Temple
Museo Popol Vuh Museo Miraflores
Torre Del Reformador Obelisco
Museo Nacional De Arqueología Y Etnología La Aurora Zoo
Chixoy Hydroelectric Dam Las Vacas Hydroelectric Dam


National Parks

El Rosario National Park Riscos de Momostenango
Laguna Lachuá Río Dulce
Las Victorias National Park San José la Colonia
aciones Unidas National Park Sipacate-Naranjo National Park
Tikal National Park

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