Featured destinations, places - stories

Cerro Grande (Big hill) in San Vicente PacayaCerro Grande (Big hill) in San Vicente Pacaya

21/05/2011
Despite the demanding or risky, sports adventure usually arrive to be practiced even alone. Quiet, we will not speak ill of our ranch (adventure sports), on the contrary, to clarify why these magnificent sports are  [ más ]

The costly stucco of the Mayan pyramidsThe costly stucco of the Mayan pyramids

01/05/2011
Pointing to the wall guide Stucco Palace, Cancuén. Mayan temples were colorful artwork. We have cases of temples and palaces decorated with murals painted in the details of its history as Cancuén palace where you  [ más ]

First news of Tikal during the Spanish conquestFirst news of Tikal during the Spanish conquest

09/03/2011
Tikal lay hidden between forest during the conquest Spanish. All Mayan history buffs wonder how history would have been the conquest of the new world if the Spanish had found the Maya in full bloom.  [ más ]

Surrounded by lava in the volcano PacayaSurrounded by lava in the volcano Pacaya

25/02/2011
One of the outputs lava. Photo: Explorer If you are someone who watch TV all the time, it will be useless to explain to you imagine how amazing it was to walk over a large  [ más ]

Culma VolcanoCulma Volcano

24/02/2011
Culma summit reaches 1,650 meters above sea level. When right in front of it doesn't seem that tall. In fact it is the easier of all the summits in Guatemala, right there you only have  [ más ]

Tomastepeque, Pico de PalenciaTomastepeque, Pico de Palencia

29/04/2011
Palencia, 29 kilometers from the capital city, has a frequent visitor attraction is the Pico de Palencia. With a height of 2.150 meters, it's great to start on hills to mountains and volcanoes. It is  [ más ]

Travel information

Fijese means bad newsFijese means bad news

23/02/2011
Funny thing about Guatemalans (or perhaps not so funny) is the use of the language. Fijese is one of the most characteristic words in the country. Its literal translation would be -pay attention- or -focus-(strictly  [ más ]

Healthy travelHealthy travel

23/02/2011
From Baja Verapaz to Quiche, Guatemala's beauty and culture cannot be rivaled. Historical and cultural sites fill visitors with a sense of awe and wonder. It is like none other, its diversity unmatched. To fully  [ más ]

About Guatemala Travel GuidesAbout Guatemala Travel Guides

23/02/2011
What would you do if you live or if you visit such a wonderful country? my dear friend, Guatemala is so beautiful that traveling comes naturally. And then, what would you do with all those  [ más ]

Map of GuatemalaMap of Guatemala

23/02/2011
Map of the departments of Guatemala.  [ más ]

Contact usContact us

23/02/2011
Feel free to contact us. Want to know more about Guatemala? Do you need a tour? Need hotel recommendations? Do you want to share a story? Or just want to say hi Send us an  [ más ]
Random recommendations

Xela in QuetzaltenangoXela in Quetzaltenango

24/02/2011
Xela, the center of Quetzaltenango is perhaps the most visited tourist destination in Guatemala besides Antigua Guatemala and Tikal in Peten, and preferred by many as the number one choice to learn Spanish. It is  [ más ]

The conquest of IximchéThe conquest of Iximché

15/09/2011
Historical Background: Differences between the kingdoms weakened the Mayan population during the conquest and provided his own defeat. Allies in the past, both kingdoms occupied what is now Chichicastenango during the rule of the king  [ más ]

Establishment of Hearings and ProvincesEstablishment of Hearings and Provinces

15/06/2011
Monument to Fray Bartolome Houses in the Church of Santo Domingo, Guatemala area. The conquistadors were the first to claim territory and benefits. Emerged hearings were ruled by them in most cases. The Indian was  [ más ]

Actún KanActún Kan

29/05/2011
The sign has identified the names of formations Weird. Actún Kan is a cave system with low difficulty of exploration. In fact it is a perfect place for beginners caving (spelunking). Its name means -cave  [ más ]

Surrounded by lava in the volcano PacayaSurrounded by lava in the volcano Pacaya

25/02/2011
One of the outputs lava. Photo: Explorer If you are someone who watch TV all the time, it will be useless to explain to you imagine how amazing it was to walk over a large  [ más ]

Amatitlán RailwayAmatitlán Railway

21/02/2011
Among the beautiful places to visit near Guatemala City, Lake Amatitlán is the biggest lake. It was a few years ago almost the identical brother of Lake Atitlán. So far, the pollution and industrial waste  [ más ]

Tajumulco VolcanoTajumulco Volcano

25/02/2011
Relato de mi viaje al Volcán Tajumulco hace algunos años. Story of my trip to the volcano Tajumulco few years ago. Una de las mejores experiencias principalmente por ir sin saber cómo llegar. One of  [ más ]

Cave of the two hours at Finca IxobelCave of the two hours at Finca Ixobel

08/04/2011
If you are near Poptún, Petén, take the time to visit Finca Ixobel, whose entrance sign is visible from the road. Viewed by many foreign tourists and domestic travelers, is a natural area with lodging,  [ más ]

Contact usContact us

23/02/2011
Feel free to contact us. Want to know more about Guatemala? Do you need a tour? Need hotel recommendations? Do you want to share a story? Or just want to say hi Send us an  [ más ]

Quetzaltepeque VolcanoQuetzaltepeque Volcano

19/04/2011
Contrary to popular belief, being a warm region, the climate is cool to cold.  Not hot at all. At an altitude of 1.900 meters above sea Niver and sometimes covered with cold fog. It has  [ más ]

Some traditions of the end of the yearSome traditions of the end of the year

08/11/2011
While in Antigua Guatemala families and friends spend Christmas and New Year in the Calle del Arco in restaurants or parties, the background night scenery in a line of adventurers up the Agua Volcano ,  [ más ]

Nebaj and natural wondersNebaj and natural wonders

26/03/2011
Chichele cascade, Ixil Nebaj, in the department of Quiché, is one of the towns of our country with great natural wealth, it captivates the senses of visitors. Road to Nebaj It is located 251 kilometers  [ más ]

Read about the History of Guatemala

Stands of Chichicastenango: customs that persisted despite the ChristianizationStands of Chichicastenango: customs that persisted despite the Christianization

01/04/2011
The oppression of the Mayan culture and the direct attacks made by the Catholic Church failed to cancel the entire ancestral traditions. In some cases this censorship and attacks on their traditions and beliefs only  [ más ]

Utatlán city falls, Spain began the conquestUtatlán city falls, Spain began the conquest

08/07/2011
Tikal was this time an abandoned city and vegetation cover. It is intriguing to imagine how history would have been if the Spanish had found the Maya in full swing. Despite the difference of progress:  [ más ]

From the Maya to the Spanish colonyFrom the Maya to the Spanish colony

01/06/2011
A weakened Mayan world facilitate conflict Spanish conquest. Photo: Zaculeu. In what is now Guatemala there were several kingdoms and descendants of the Maya cities: Mam in Huehuetenango Zaculeu occupied, the Kichen in the department  [ más ]

October 20, day of the RevolutionOctober 20, day of the Revolution

15/07/2011
October 20 is the day that Jorge Ubico ceased to be president of Guatemala. October 20 is commemorated today the revolution of 44 officially ending a long period of presidency, but it is not out  [ más ]