Dramatic volcanoes and rolling highlands

This beautiful country is bursting with intriguing history and perfect for off-the-beaten-track adventures. The Mayans were one of the world’s most ancient civilisations and the ruins in Tikal National Park form the largest excavation site on the American continent. The enchanting and historic UNESCO-listed city of Antigua is home to beautifully-preserved colonial architecture while stunning Lake Atitlán in the Western Highlands is renowned for its incredible scenery.

Good to know

Time difference:

GMT -6 hours

Capital:

Guatemala City

Currency:

Quetzal

Flying time to destination:

16 hours

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When to visit Guatemala

Jan

Highly Recommended

Perfect time to escape

Feb

Highly Recommended

Perfect time to escape

Mar

Highly Recommended

Perfect time to escape

Apr

Highly Recommended

Perfect time to escape

May

Highly Recommended

Perfect time to escape

Jun

Recommended

Good time to escape

Jul

Could be Recommended

might be time to escape

Aug

Could be Recommended

might be time to escape

Sep

Could be Recommended

might be time to escape

Oct

Recommended

Good time to escape

Nov

Recommended

Good time to escape

Dec

Highly Recommended

Perfect time to escape

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