The magical mountainous landscape and mystic Mayan culture make Guatemala a wonderful place to visit.
Guatemala is a multi-cultural country where visitors can explore a rich heritage and some wonderful natural treasures. Apart from beautiful natural attractions there are also some exquisite monuments that travelers will love to visit.
Semuc Champey is the hidden gem of Guatemala. Located in the jungle of Lanquin, it is one of the loveliest spots in the country. A natural wonder Semuc Champey consist of natural limestone bridge with a series of freshwater pools. This set up is suspended on the Cahabon River.
In the Western Highlands of Guatemala is the Lake Atitlan. Surrounded by small towns, the area is quite popular among the locals for its natural beauty. The lake is flanked by mountains and volcanoes and spans over an area of 50Km.
A World Heritage Site, Antigua is a beautiful city located in the central highlands of Guatemala. The city is famous for its Spanish Baroque and also its beautiful colonial churches. Antigua is an enchanting city that offers people with a number of interesting things to do and enjoy.
ADMINISTRATIVE / COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Guatemala City
Guatemala is located in Central America. It borders Mexico to the north and west, the Pacific Ocean to the southwest, Belize to the northeast and Honduras and El Salvador to the southeast. You can see mountains, sand dune patches, hills and valleys in a total area of 108,890 km².
A population of close to 13.2 Million. Muslims account for about 0.1% of the population.
Tropical and hot. The coastal regions and the lowlands are hot. Sometimes the temperature could go high as 37°C. The highlands are generally cooler throughout the year.
Spanish is the official language. Mayan languages are widely used as well.
GMT -6 hrs throughout the year.
General: 8 AM to 5 PM
Independence Day: September 15th May Day: May 1st Revolution Day: October 20th Christmas: December 25th
IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS
Police/ Emergencies: 110 Medical: 120 Fire: 123
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