Tourist looking at old mayan ruins from high lookout (Temple IV and temple of the Lost World), Tikal National Park, Peten, Guatemala

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Guatemala's diverse country captivates travelers with its extraordinary landscapes and a civilization-spanning culture that reaches back centuries.


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Guatemala is a dream destination for adventurers and it's also a great place for cultural immersion. Here are the top things to do in Guatemala.

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What do you need to know before you visit Guatemala? Check our top tips, including information on vaccines, what to pack and how to dress.

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With its pyramids, jungles and thriving Mayan culture, Guatemala is where the story of Central America comes to life. Here are the best ways to get around.

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Visa Requirements

No longer off the beaten track, Guatemala has made it onto the radar of trendsetters and Hollywood stars. Here's everything you need to know about visas.

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Want to make your money last in Guatemala? Here are our top tips for making your cash go further on transport, dining out, accommodations and tours.

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Best Road Trips

From dramatic volcanic scenery to remote jungle ruins and off-road mountain adventure, here are the best road trips in Guatemala.

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Local Maya women dressed in traditional clothing make corn tortillas in the street during the giant kite festival on All Saints' Day.

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