Guatemala’s Semuc Champey National Park entrance blocked

The FCO has reported that the entrance to the Semuc Champey National Park, located near Lanquin in Alta Verapaz, is blocked.

Semuc Champey National Park.

Semuc Champey National Park. Image by Christopher William Aldach / CC BY-SA 2.0

Tourists are still allowed to enter the park on foot, but no police officers, security staff or guides are working in the park, which may lead to higher security risks for travellers. Semuc Champey is a popular tourist destination, renowned for its impressive limestone bridge and its swimming holes.

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