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Guatemala

Guatemala Travel Guide

5 reasons to travel to Guatemala

To go on a trip to Guatemala, is to embark on a unique discovery of Central America. A really authentic trip far removed from the mass tourism of neighbouring Mexico.

  1. Meeting the Garifuna
  2. Do your shopping on superb markets
  3. Sail on lake Atitlan, the most beautiful one in the world
  4. Visit Tikal, a masterpiece of Mayan culture
  5. Discover the authentic Central America

Is this the destination for you?

If you dream of discovering a Central America which is off the beaten tracks, then you mustvisit Guatemala. If you only travel with a certain level of comfort, choose another destination.

You should go if

  • You want to discover the heart of Mayan civilisation
  • You want to see the most beautiful lake in the world
  • You want to have an authentic trip and meet a lovely, welcoming population
  • You love the beauty of a colonial town
  • You dream of climbing a volcano
  • You want to head out and meet the Garifunas, this unique people
  • You want to stroll through incredible markets

You shouldn't go if

  • You love the comfort of traditional tourist destinations
  • You need to travel in complete safety
  • You don't speak Spanish
  • You don't like cultural shocks
  • The wild beauty of the jungle does nothing for you
  • You can't spend a minimum of 2 weeks away
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